The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 14, 1918 Page: 1 of 16
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THIKTY-I ll-TH YI.AK (l-Mulilidifd lYhruury 7, IHM)
McKIWFY, lollISi COI NTV, TK AS THIKsDAY MAHCII I I, HUN.
161'AGKS IN TWO SECTIONS THIS WEEK
ma w [
FilSI OF i SERIES OF
HIMSIII! MBS mi Bill
Tlie> pii I riot ii- muss meeting licltl at
tlic Pope thcutei Siimluy afternoon
Was a most eloquent refutation of any
iiislunutlnii that patriotIsm is on the
Wane In McKinncy Tlir lower floor of
tho spacious house was will nihil. A
IuumcuI program of interest liail been
prepared for tho occasion. The Mc-
Kinney Miichunts' linml uiulcr the
ntile leadership of Director I1'. \V
Harrows gave some splendid selec-
tions. A t|Uiirtel composed of Arthur
l-lill. Mrs. Joe K. Ijirgenl, Mrs V. W.
Wallace and (Joo. T. Cobb sung
"America, Here's My Hoy." a so UK'
lull of pathetic sentiment shnxving the
ancrlltcc which mothers are being
called upon to make for tlie cause of
humanity. For an encore (hey sung
"Tho I ted. While and lllue ." Miss
Ruth Haininond played the uccom-
isn't confined to Kut'Opc. It Is In the
United States; it Is In Texas; it Is in
t olllli county; It Is in McKlnney; il is
win,n tin' breast of every American
who is worthy lo lie called such." He
said that unless we have the war at
heart and bend cver> energy toward
winning it we are unworthy of the
Who Is In the War?
The speaker made the Interesting
statement thai a man may lie in the
army and not in the war that there
an men In the army who are not loyal
lo tho cause and who are desirous of
seeing America go down in defeat. On
the other hand, he said, there are
those In the war who are not in the
army. His voice trembling with emo-
tion he told of the day when his son
| enlisted; how thai he, I he father, was
Mayor II A. Mitch an master of I heartbroken; how lie wrote lo the ud-
cerenioM ins iiuide a brie I explanatory j juhi nl-general asking if there was not
present some way a man of his ugc could serve
iii i he army; how iii! received a reply
stating that he was too old to serve
in the army, hut that even though he
on could not get in the unity he could
he ' nolo
address. He likened t h i
crisis to a ship which is being tossed
about, by a storm on the high sea and
puts into the tlrst port in order hi get
its hearings so that it might sail
ki its destination in safely. So.
said, must the great Ship of State get
Its bearings that she might ultimately
mil into Hie placid waters id' liberty,
prosperity and true Democracy, not
otilv to. the United States bill lor the
whole world He explained that to this
<>nd it had been decided to hold a pa
triotic muss meeting on each Sunday
afternoon He then introduced Dr. .1.
i i. Pierce, pastor of tho First Metho-
dist church of this city, who offered
the in. mutton.
Ill', ltu> -.peak-,
Mayor Finch then Introduced Dr.
Jeff D. Hay of the Southwestern liup-
tist Theological Seminary at Fort
Worth, a man who has won a name
for hlntself In this world crisis. Ills
reputation having preceded him, his
audience awaited his address with
anxious expectancy. They anticipated
a great address and tin y wore not
disappointed, lie began by telling Die
story of Samson and the lion; he re-
counted llii> events leading up to our
cuiraneo into the world conflict, how
the unseen boust was lying in wait to
spring upon us unaware. Ills state-
lnent that he would not degrude the
lion, the king of beasts, by compar-
ing him with Germany hut rut her he
would liken Uerninny to Hie liger,
cruel, brutal, bloodthirsty, hut none
the less dangerous, was greeted with a
storm of applause.
Dr. Hay divided his subject Into
four different phusosiWhy is this war?
Where is this wur? Who Is ill this
war? How are we going to win Ibis
war? In discussing the llrsl phase lie
told at length the alms and purpose
of America "We are not," he suid,
"in this war because we are a war-
like people, because at heart wc arc
a peace-loving people. Nor are we in
tills war for conquest. for Indemnities
or for land for colonization purposes.
We are laying upon the altar of jus
Hec ami Immunity the lil'cblood of
thousunds, perhaps hundreds of thou-
sands, of our best young men, yet
when this wur is over we will not usk
one penny of indemnity from uny-
boily. We are making this contribu-
tion to civilisation. We are not in this
war for revenge. Wo must bear in our
hearts no mallet, hate or desire to
Uitvs Wur Alms.
The speaker then presented three
all-ombrucing reasons why it was
right for Ainerleu to enter the world
war. First, lie said It was Die imperi-
ous demand of high Idealism, to
make the world safe for Democracy.
Not that we are going to say to the
world what kind of it government
each nation must have, not even tier-
many, but wc shull say to the flcr-
mait people that if Uiey want an au-
tocratic, tyrannical form of govern-
ment (which they do not), then they
must keep II wilhtn their own borders.
Second, he said we must respond to
the Imperious demand of a most gen-
erous altruism, the demand upon the
strong to protect the weak. Here he
mentioned the cruelties and atrocities
committed upon the helpless people of
Helgiuni outrages almost tint bought
of in civilized countries.
"If there Is a man of yon," ho
snld, "who Is so gross, so grovelling,
that ho ennnot respond to the demand
of high Idealism, I Will present lo you
ii reason which you cannot help but
accept. We are In this war for self-
preservation I did not realise this un-
til I began reading (termini llterulure
through which there runs a well-de-
llncd purpose of (lerntany to some day
get her hands at the throat of the
I'nl e«l States, even though she pre-
tended to be friendly toward lis." Ilo
then told of the plots and propuganda
which have been brought to light, not-
ably that In which Herman) planned
to havo Mexico assisted by Japan at-
tack un from the west. In return for
which nho (Mexico) wnii to be given
TaXM. New Mexico and ArUona for
her part of I ho spoils
Wur Wot (VmliMil In Knro|M\
la discussing the second phase of
his subject Itr. Hay snld: "The war
less be in the war.
The A11 -1 iii | m >i'l i> ii t l^iii-siinn.
Dr. Itiiy then launched into tin elo-
inent discussion of Hie last and most
Important phase of his lecture- how
an' we going lo win this wur? lie
urged lllul we must by all means take
care of home institutions, our schools,
chii'.-ues, agricultural und commer-
cial Interests. "\\ hill," he asked,
"would we gain if we should win the
wai in,'l lose our home Institutions?
' m Die oilier hand, what it we pre-
serve these illst H ill Ions and yel lose
the war? lu that, case Ucrtunii kultur
would be taught lu our p ii ii I ie schools
and our ministers, instead of getting
inspiration from Jesus Christ, would
he getting il from the kaiser.' Thus
■ 'o showed that our aims can not be
t'.skeii singly but nre Inseparable.
The speuker said that young men
should not hesitate to offer their lives
for the cause. He expressed the lit -
mod . contempt for the young mull
who would offer spurious or llctitlous
claim:- for exemption lu un effort lo
evude military service. He said that
the stigma of cowardice would go
will him as an irredeemable disgrace.
Me said that the men who rule this
com ii I rv when the wur is over will be
the men who fought In France; that
lie believed parents should encourage
tilth boys to enlist, though it might
brink their lieurls. "For my part," he
said, "I would :nlher my boy's hones
would blench yonder on the lields of
France than to have him lying around
home sticking his thumbs a miser-
able slacker." A t I Ills he wus vigor-
Appeal* to runners.
Dr. Itay spoke in highest terms of
the work of the Itcil Cross, the Y. M.
i'. A., and other institutions which
make It possible that the religious
environment of the training camps Is
as good as at home. Following an ap-
peal for strict adherence lo the Hoov-
er food program. Hie speaker muile a
logical appeal lo the farmers of tho
county to heed the call of the govern -
incut that, the various states shull
feed themselves, lu fact, he said that
if Texas does not feed herself she
must go unfed, lie made the slate-
mcnt that the wur is costing u billion
dollurs a month und cited thut the
Tanners nre making more in excess
profits because of the war than the
war Is costing.
Iloosls Third l.lhcrty I .oil it.
lu conclusion Dr. Hay brought to
the attention of his audience the
Third l.lhcrty l^oan which Is to be
launched In April, lie outlined the
different plans of buying bonds uml
Impressed upon Ills listeners the fact
that every one with any Income could
buy a bond of some dcnomllliition, es-
pecially in view of the fact that V'"'
money which is |>ut into Liberty Montis
Is returned with Interest. The up-
pliiusc at his conclusion was tremen-
Ili'v. Wallace Speaks briefly.
Mayor Finch then called upon the
Hov. V. W. Wallace, pastor of the
First Christian church, for a brief
lulk. The latter declined to make uny
address, other than fo show that pa-
triotism without works can never ac-
At tho close the bund played "The
Stur-Spnngled flnuncr" followed by
J. J. McUiln is now mailing out
his tine catalogue recently com-
pleted by Dm job department of
The Daily I'ouricr-l'i izette and The
Weekly Dciuocrnt-U a t e t I e. Tills
catalogue is lot his auction sulo of
oU bred Duroc Jersey gills and the
boats, to be held on the McIjun farm
lour miles west of Anna, Wednes-
day. March I'Utli, beginning at I |>.
in Free lunch will be served to all
who attend this great swine sale.
From tho announcement in the cat
alog is quoted tho following-
In announcing my annual bred
sow sale uml inviting your presence
on March 20th, DON. I would like
tu call your uttention to the fact
that tins sale us well us sales held in
the future will bo on Hprlng
llranch Farm, which is four miles
wont of Anna.
The object of this sale Is llrst, to
sell :to bred gilts, and 5 boars that
have been reserved for this sulci
second to advertise our hogs.
Doubtless you have heard of mo
and my hogs in the past £0 years
that I have been breeding register-
ed I'urocs. Now I want to meet you
face to face, right lioro on the farm,
and show you what kind of Duroca
i have uml will drive before you a
splendid lot ol young sows and hours
for your appraisal.
In preparing this catalogue 1
shull mil use nny foot-notes for uny
of the sulo hogs as I might not see
them like you would. 'Phis one tiling
I will say, tluit I will not sell in thin
sale a single aiiluiul with bad color,
bad back, poor leet, or mean head,
and there is not ;t wrinkle ou one of
them. Aliil I Wus told yesterday by
a mull that will he here sale day
that they were the largest for their
age of any mile offering he has seen
| this your.
Ii seems Dial if you want to moke
| a sulo nowadays It is iiecesHury to
holler your head off about Dig
| Type log stuff. Now I have never
I done that and don't aim lo, but It.
! is u fact l lull i have driven on the
' si 'A I,F.S the TWO I.AHUKST
ItiiAltS that any man oxer hud the
nerve lo weigh on Fair flrounds at
Dallas and Dial was Col. Oram)
Muster und llruud View liuno.
I xv i 11 expect to see you the 20th.
Respectfully, J. .!. Mel.A IN.
I'Vil' lied Diiikh.
Mr. Mcl.iiin also says. "We nev<.
du anything t lint, we do not Dunk of
flio boys in the trendies ami want
to help, therefore we will give tho
proceeds of lite highest selling ling
in this stile to the Ked Cross, the
buyer naming the Chapter that will
gel. I lie money.
Those desiring catalogues which
contain full information regarding
| tho gills and tho sulo may address
J. I Mcldiin, Anna, Texan, and lie
xvill mail catalogues free of charge.
IGTS OK APPEALED
Questionnaires relating to the foi
lowing persons have been sent bu.m
from tlie District Hoard Tiles;, cuhc.h
were appealed by Die (lovcrnmotit
appeal agent and the Dis'rii' Hoard
classified tiUeilk as follow*
( law No. I.
John <' Thompson, I'hino
M K T I'owell, Allen.
M T Washburn, rrosper.
W D Terrell, Anna
•I T. II A. Hooch, McKinuey
John II Washburn, Prosper.
W <*. Sutton, llurdxvell.
John II Duniol, Weslon.
A I, Furr, McKinuey
Curl Jones, Allen.
It C Puy-«l tiger, McKlnney.
II W Murks, t'eltun.
F. I-!. Shinpuugh, McKlnney
li. W. Horn, Prosper.
Austin Noble, Frisco.
W. o. Weaver, Allen.
F P I .iiusford, Pliuto.
C W tlruy, Allen.
C. It. Yates, Pilot Point.
J. It NorrlH, McKlnney.
• 'nil It hone, Piano.
John II. Jones, Anna.
Jim ii Knox, Anna.
Hurry I lend ricks, Allen.
It. I, Martin, McKlnney
lsiinc Crouch, McKlnney
\\ A ll.-illd, McKitincy
Josh Dick, Frisco.
K tl linker, ivilna.
I. C. Francis, Colbert, okla.
I'll I gar II Hush, Allen.
John V Woody, McKlnney.
i 'lauilc. Mownrd, Pliino.
Class No. 'J.
skilled loilit-lriul l,ulH>rcr.
<'hunter N Waters, Allen,
t 'lass No, -I.
S I Vaitghan, Jr., McKlnney.
Ki-xvin ''Inborn, Allen.
Alfred Stewart, McKlnney.
THIS NEflE 01WOMM
TO I Nt.At.i: IX I'AltM HAIItYINO.
'I'. It. Itcarili ii MuUiiiu Siiinc I in -
proxeinciits I in Soiilli-tiii Place.
T II Hourdcn, McKinuey curpen-
tcr, bus been busy for some time
making some inipr<ixeuientK on the
little I'll acre farm of Mr. Hmithson
located oil I lie pike near t he xvestern
limits of Ml Kinney's corporation
line. Mr. Suiithson bus improved his
house and had some outbuildings
erected lie bought bis little place
from I .eo i'link, a fexv mouths ago
through Die McKlnney Kculty Com-
pany, mi11 is preparing to open up a
farm dairying business.
COM,IN IIOItSDS AT 1'oltT WOltTII.
Itl YH WIIKICLDIt COUNTY I'Alt.M.
Marry Cuiinaily Yniing Farmer
Harry Cantuitly returned Friday
from a business trip lo Wheeler coun-
ty, Texas, where he purchased ii 100
aero farm. Harry is one of the best
farmers living around MoKlntiey uny
xvlierc. Mc will remain here ibis year,
bill might conclude later, so we under
stand, to moxc out to Ids lately pin
chased farm up on thu plains.
i. I'. Collin-
It4>y O. Itonulas ami
WIOSTON IIA NH Kit.
I'. II. Williams. Successful llunk
Cashier Iii McKlnney on ltii«lncs«.
T. It. Williams, cashier of the Wes-
lon (iuuranty State Hunk, xvus in
McKinuey on business Monday. J. M
Terrell uml Doc Terrell of Weston
cam a In with Mr. Williams.
Mr. Williams bus made splendid
success us cashier of the Weston
bunk und liu* been u very useful cit-
izen in developing the best Interests
of the Weslon section of the county
and iu lending Ins ussistanco to every
good cause in the county. Ills bank
has been enjoying a very fine busi-
ness during the past your.
.1. W. lil.rit'l'ON COMME.N HI D.
Ily old Tennessee llomc rn|ier
Assistance in Worthy Cause.
O. J. S. Walker uml Itoy (i Douglas,
both of McKlnney and O I' Collins
of Anna, u 11 went to Ft. Worth Monday
to attend the Cat Slock Show. They
each are exhibitors in the horse de-
partment of thut great exposition.
These i'ollln county horses are bounti-
ful animals and reflect, credit on the
fine slock Industry ol our great conn
Children of .Mrs. Margaret lierhy
(•Ivc a Surprise Hinncr on ller Six-
Tho children of Mrs. Murguret Ker-
by gave licr a surprise dinner last Sun-
day. Mrs. Kcrhy xvas sixty-two years of
age on Saturday March 9, but the
children selected Sunday us a day for
the dinner when all could he present
The mother knew nothing of the cele-
bration until the children began to
gather at her home with good things
to eat already prepared. All children
xverc present wltll the exception of
Flunk who could not come on account
of illness In Ills home. Herschal Ket-bv
the youngest son came up from Dallas.
A number of relatives were guests nl
III YN Molt 10 WI-1ST TI.X AS I.ANII.
Tom Turner Now of Wellington
IION. .IOHN W. WtMlltS.
Candidate for Attorney General
'IN'xns Itrlefly Yi«ltn McKlnney
In liitcpcst of Cnnditlncy.
McKlnney received a brief visit
Saturday from the Hon. John W.
Wood*, of Abilene, canilidnte for at-
torney general of Texas. Mr. Womla
gave Ibis office a fraternal call. Ho
made the race for thin office two
years ago but was defeated by Attor-
ney tlcnerul liitonoy. He has not yet
Issued a pint form, but will do so
later, and make a spooi-h-maklng
tour of the state.
The Crockett County (Tennessee)
Sentinel of March H Issue bus the fol-
loxxing to say of J. W. Hlurton. u
former cltisen of that county, now
proprietor of the Hlurton House, Mc-
Klnney. In speaking of the tip-keep of
the Hells cemetery Iu Crockett coun-
ty, It snld: "That jrent lug bcurted
John Hlurton und wife, from McKln-
ney, Texas. Come again, dear friends,
for wo nre alxvuys glud to see you. If
you don't mind, you can bring your
pocket book with you, for it seems
xve haven't much money hero to
spend on our cemeteries. Wish we had
more big hearted Johns, for if we did
we would soon have our wink com-
MpivlMl Allen Him.
Is attllod lo our two announcement*
of men's wear and women's wear. You
will best appreciate the exceptional-
ly good things we have for you by a
xlslt to our store which Is fairly alive
with new spring goods for every
mombw of tho family. HKKHY-
MONION COMPANY. The Wore Ahead.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Truett and
ohlMrM ft Princeton were her* to
bear Mr. Uryan apeak Nun day night.
T. J. (Tom) Turner enme In Fri-
day on ii brief business trip. He lives
near Wellington, In Colllnsworth
county. Texas, where ho owns too
acres of land and Is prcttv well satis-
fied. Tom is u Collin county retired
boy, being ti son of J. P. Turner of
the Itock Hill community. Tom Just
moved to Colllnsworth county a fexv
months ago. Ills nephew Dcxvcy Tur-
ner anil bride recently moved out
there, uliii, I.Ike their father these
Turner brothers nro both good far-
mers and thrifty young citizens whom
we are sorry to lose from our Collin
Mm. A. W. Compton uml duughters,
Mrs. C. J. Wright and Miss Hertha
Conipton. all of the climax communi-
ty. were In McKlnney shopping Satur-
day afternoon. They favored this of-
fice with n visit. Mrs Wright ordered
tho Weekly Memocrat-Hazette for one
year. Mrs. Conipton Is already u read-
er of the Democrat.-Gazette. We ap-
preciate the pntronnge of both Mrs.
Conipton and Mrs. Wright.
Arriving here ul 10 ltd o'clock Sun-
day night I lie lion William Jennings
Hryau, three limes ciimliilntc for
president of tlie Pulled Slates, for-'
inerly secretary of stale In the cabi-
net of President Wilson, editor, n it - i
I hoc. ami regarded as America's
loremosl private citizen and popular
lecturer, addressed all audience thut
taxed the en illicit y of the Pope Thea-
ter Mr. Itryun begun his speech til.
lo Itfi o'clock. Ills address consumed
Arrived Here Nile,
MY Hryau xvus due to arrive hero
about K o'clock, but fulled lo mitko
train connections, and II xvus neces-
sary lo send an automobile to Fort.
Worth to meet him. Tho party ae-
i-iiiii pa ti y- i tig the distinguished No-
braskan here was composed of Wal-
ler Cockrell, Mlrs Coekrcll, II. S.
District Attorney It C. Merrill uml
I! I. Wuibl ill.
The program for the evening xvas
given under t lie auspices of tho
I'Niters Club of the First t'lirlsllun
church The McKlnney McitIiiiuIs
I tu ii 11. under Hie direction of Prof.
I-' \\ llnrioxxs, dispersed excellent
i n lisle A • 111 art i -111 < colli posed of Mrs.
loo I: I .urgent. Mrs V W Wallace,
Deo 'I' Cobb and Arthur llill, gave
several vocal selections which de-
lighted tlie large audience. Mrs. I,ur-
- en I fuxored the a ml ieiiee Willi a so-
lo and led by Mr. Cobb the entire au-
dience Joined in singing "America."
I 11 NeWsonie xviis In ch.ui'go of
the itI'l'iingeineiili'for Ihe lecture und
was ably usslsli'il by a number of Ids
co-workers in the Flrsl Chrlsllaii
church. The Cshers Club of this
church xvas only recently organize.I
and is compoMi'd of the younger men
members of the church. Mr. Hryan'a
lecture here in only one of (lie Hltni-
lur lectures a tu I eiiterlainiin ills plun-
liorinal hi am that needed lo bo nl iu-
ul.ili'il by alcohol Second, that e.ouut-
b\'.i millions never took the first
drink xxitli the certainly that ho
xvniilil III II become il Victim, illlit
third tiiat there never xvas a day In
the pulli from the cradle to the grave
xx hen it xvus safe to drink.
Mi llryati declared Hint il miido
his heart glad to hear that Texan
would soon lie practically In the dry
through the eiuiel.incnl of legislation
x* Inch fixes ten mile ilr zones about
I he army camps ami further that It
looked Itl e u certainty tluit tho state
would be innde hone dry by statutory
Although lie did not finish speak-
ing until alter ti!:!!0 o'clock, Mr.
lit yuti did mil retuuln III the city over
night, hut hoarded a northbounili
Intel in bun car, on his xvn.y to Chica-
go. where lie xvill assist in tin Inlon-
tilve campaign lo make Hie Windy
Although lie covered a distance Of
several Ii11iidred utiles to reach Mo-
Klntiey to fill Ibis speaking dale, M,r.
Itryan did not appear lo fatigued
ii ii 11 delivered Ids address lu hltf
i ha raetei 1st ie happy mood and con-
vincing, eloipienl slvle.
I'ltoMINIONT col,1.1N IIIH CATOK.
Sii|m'riutfiiilcut C. T, Cobb of Frisco
School a < Vmill> Seal Yisltor.
I lie | Ishcl'S I 'III
dent; I 'iisclinI
SII it inh
Itoy Driixes, Iteasurcr.
Previous to the arrival of the
speaker of the evening (lelierlil K. W.
Klrkpatl'lck made a vigorous lulk in
which ho showed the illiei|iiulleil op I
portiinily now presented to the poo-
He xvhorohy they may ■ render Inval-
uable service lo our country through]
l lie various channels of government'
T. M. Scott explained tlie en use of
the delay which prevented Ml, Itryan
from reaching here on schedule ami
assurrod the audience that such de-
lay xvas due to unuvoliliiblo circum-
Coldi, one of the best known
educators of the county, was hero
from Frisco Saturday und wo thank,
him for renewal eusili mi the Daily
Courier (Inzette. Mr. Cobb Is super-
i ii I ei 111 ou i nl the Frisco public school,
which Is one of the best two story
brick school houses In the county,
and ideally loeuled nil an eminence
Ihal affords one of the lines! views
of as magnificent a. surrounding far-
ming scope of country ns a crow ever
fb-vv over. Mr. Coldi hits long been a,
trusted leader of the teachers of l.ho
county iu normal uml Institute work
and on exumliiitig honrils. In every
capacity he lias more Ibiill mc isured
up to (he stamlarils required.
HACK I'HOM TFNNCSSFi:.
A. M. Crcsxxcll t oiiclutlcs Ten Monlli
Pleasant Ylsll To Old Home Ntalc.
Hex. Wallace Introduce- Itryan
Mr. Hryan xvas introduced by the
Hex-. V. W. Wallace, pastor of Die
First Christina church, who presented
I lie groat commoner iim America's
gen lest living private citizen,
Mr. Hryan's preliminary remarks
consisted of an appeal lo tho pcopli-
lo stand by and support the govern-
ment, us one man lie characterized
I'resulolit Wilson ns bearing Hie
heaviest loud of any man in the
world today, who had difficult prob-
lems to solve and anxious cares rest-
ing upon 111111. The extreme sacrifice
made by our soldiers could be soft-
ened and their lot made
lied Cross Is helping lo
said The moral and splrtitnl xvelfuro
ol our boys are being looked after
by the Y M A., K. of C., Ilcbrcxv
Hrothei'hood, Lutheran und Y. W. C.
Million'- I -oil In IJipior Making.
The speaker told how the broxvor-
ies and the distilleries of the Pnited
States used millions of dollars worth
of foodstuffs for I lie manufacture of
nlcohol and other mil inns of dollars
being expended for colli used ill their
operation. He made the point that
this enormous amount of foodstuff
should be used in nourishing tho
bodies of our own soldiers and the
allies, who arc fighting for us.
lie showed the advantages of tho
Liberty Loan and War Savings
A M I'reswell, Itoule .'1, Anna, emtio
ill Satiirdiiy fo renew for The Weekly
Democrat-(iiizet|e, which he lias been
rending ninny yours, lie Is also send-
ing nnolhcr copy of the Weekly Deiil-
ocnil-(luzelte to Mrs. Isuhellc Handles
of lloyds Creek, Ti-nn. Mrs. Handles
Is an old friend of Mr. Creswoll's. Sue
Is an a nut of Mrs. c. II. Itusscll and
of Mrs ,futile llruillcy, boll) ol litis
city. Mr. Cl'esvvell oxvtis ii good litt|Q
1!0 acre fill-in near the noxv Hooky
point consolidated school, which ho
bought nbout L'K years ago front S. O.
Sent I of I Ills oily, for $L'fi.OO per acre.
He cleared the land and put it In cul-
tivation. Il today Is worth $100 per
acre or more. Mr. Creswoll's wife died
■ line years ago, and all of Ills children
are married or gone from home.
In April last year lie went lo his old
home in Sevier eoutlly, Teitttuisee,
where he reninined for ten months,
visiting among the brothers und sisters
ensler. Tho und other relatives In the old state,
do this, hi' Hi recentIv eunio hack In Texas, ac-
companied by one of Ills nieces, Mrs.
Cleo Wldener, who will visit Collin
county relatives for two or three
monlb.s. We appreciate the long
friendship and steadfast patronage of
Mr Creswcll, und are glad to note Ills
return to Codln county and lite Im-
proved condition of his health.
S|-;H V It T'.S MiWI II TO I'. N.
Van Oucal, Traveling Passenger
Agent of M. K. A T. Will llcl|
Promote War Work.
Van OnenI, traveling passenger
agent for the M.. K .<• T. railway
company of Texas, xvill assist tho
government for un indefinite period
as an advance representative of tho
Investments uml corps of speakers
stumps lis premier
the lessons of thrift which may bo'the
Ivarned through this form of govern-j Hon
He especially emphasized thut no
mutter how long or short in duration
may lie, there should be no
the grcuter xve desire peace
tho more loyal to the government xvo
should be and support it so thut the|
kaiser can have no doubt that xve xvill
fight for peace until the death knell
being sent out by
I'r.ited Slules Food Admlnlstra-
I! xvill be Mr. Oneal's duly to
xlsit the various points to be cov-
eicil by speakers und arrange for
their reception and Impress upon
the people the Importance of their
xvork und urge uttendance at all of
these meetings Mir. oneal was reared
in McKlnney and bus been In rail-
way service for some time, 111 whlcln
branch of xvork he has risen to
K. ft T. railway
Ills services to
the government that It may help to
promote the successful prosecution^
of the war.
of autocracy on God's footstool. | prominence. The M.,
After thus prefacing bis lecture company has loaned
proper, Mr. Hryan launched out with
argument* In support of woman suf-
frage and national prohibition. "Man
showa his confidence In woman when
he marries her," he said. "Ho en-
franchlaeo himself, but does not
want to put tho ballot Into Iter hands.
Man trusts the body, mlnil and soul
of hi* children to women, but fears
to trust her with the ballot
M.lss Alice Tarver and Mr. Hen Me-
Cray, both of the cotton mill dls-
trict were united In marriage Natur-,
He ile-'day evening at *:S0 o'clock at th%
Jkive Duncan of the (treat !.tikes
Training school was In McKlnney
Monday. Mr Ihincun's home is at
dared that In every stale where wo-
man suffrage had !>coi< tried, It had
proved to lie successful.
In diaeuM>lng the liquor traffic ha
argued that there were three laouea
that appeal to every human being.
The first of these, tie declared, ]
was that Owl never made a single
homo of tho Rev. K. F.
90S Nouth Tennessee street,
R G. Welsh and Buck laom of
Ardath were among thoao from out
of town who heard Mr. Bryan speaM
here Nunday night. ,
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Perkins, Tom W. & Wilson, Walter B. The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 14, 1918, newspaper, March 14, 1918; McKinney, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth299927/m1/1/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.