The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 2, 1918 Page: 1 of 12
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THIRTY-I IITM YKAH (IC tu tills lied February 7, 1HM4)
Mi KI.N NICY, CUIXIN roi'HTV, TK VIM, Till HSDAY, MAY 3, IUIH.
12 PAGKS THIS WEEK
SEH1IIGE FUB HERE
Witt ii ceremony befitting the oc-
oasioii :i hi rvlco flag bearing thirty-
tight start*. one for filch young man
who ha* (fone from the First Methodist
ohurch to hiy hlB life on tIn- altar of
lib* country, wan unfurled at that
church Sunday evening. The entire
Horvico w im of a patriotic nature ami
the program was rendered under the
direction of the Young ladles' Mis-
sionary Society. The Mon. Sam 10.
Neutlu ry delivered the address wliioli
wui a rousing one and an inspiration
to all who heard it. Mi** Orpah Dcn-
■ iIh, daughter <if Presiding lOlder and
Mm. O. W. I>cnnlH. with a fitting talk
(ironented the flag, following which
Mrs. P. C. Archer load the honor
Oapt Henry A. Wiley, whoso name
epp.it is on the honor roll, wan a mem-
ber of tho First Methodist church
Sunday school and was secretary of
that organization for several years
prior to tho tlmo ho entered Annapo-
IIh NavaJ Aciulemy, whore ho
reoelvod his naval training. Captain
Wiley is at prosent In command of
tlio flafgihtp of tho Atlantic squadron
of tha American navy which is now
aomowhero In tho Kuropean ■war none.
Cupt. Wiley Is it son of Dr. T. W. Wl-
loy, the veteran McKinney physician
mid Is in line for promotion to rear
ndmlQil of the navy, which honor
may come to him before the end of
the present war.
The program and tic honor roll
Invocation—Rev. J. 1* Pierce.
Holo—Mrs. J. OUIe Smith.
Hooding—little Miss Ijiclito Bur-
Holo—Mis* Oulda Macon.
Addreaa—Hon. Sam 10. Noathcry.
Reading—Miss Clara Cribble.
Bong—"Bong of tho Flag"—Choir.
Presentation of Service Flag— Miss
Roll call of Our Roys In the Herv-
toe—Mrs. P. O. Archer.
Offering for Girls Missionary Bo-
at oty—Mtaesa Idlth Dennis, Elisabeth
Heard, Clara Cribble, Virginia Wiley,
m m m
Honor I toll.
J. ft. Apperson.
Hninictt Clint Adamson.
Hobert Brown, second lieutenant.
John P. Brown.
Bryan P. Brown, eergeant.
Dr. Howard C. Curtis, first lieuten-
Walk or Cooper.
H. H. Pfollnon, second lieutenant.
Will Pier on, sorgo ant.
Taney Plerco, aorgeunt.
r. O. Plerco.
Ilr. J. Ij. Plorco, captain.
Dewey Wiley, second lieutenant.
Add O. Wllwon, sooond lieutenant.
Fitxhugh Bovorly major.
IjotilM A. Stuckoy, chaplain.
Dr. RoynJ Stacey.
N. J. Ksohenbrennor.
Henry A. Wlloy, Captnln, U. S.
mil FROM ANNA.
4. I. Mrgnln and Oco. W. Farrar
Here Arranging for Big Wed (!twt
■ale at Anna.
:UDY DOWN GO PAIGES
8UIIIED SATURDAY DURING THIS SALE
Mrs. Alice Howard, wife of Ira
Howard of tho Hluomdale commun-
ity, dud af'tliu family homo there
Friday morning at the ago or tin
years and 10 months. The funeral
service was conducted at the Scott
cemetery at 2 o'clock Saturday after-
:noun where interment immediately
| followed. The deceased was a member
jot the Presbyterian church at Walnut
The deceased was horn and reared
i.tt H'dalia, Missouri, where she was
I married to Oeorge West. Her lius-
| band was a soldier in the Civil war
and loit his life during that struggle
one daughter, Nannie, was born to
them, grew to womanhood, was mar-
ried to a Mr ltoss and died soon alt-
er. In lK<ifl the deceased married Ira
Howard and they moved to Texas set-
tling on the home place at lilontu-
dale. Five children were born to tills
union, four boys and one girl. The
four sons, Will. Adolphus, l,oe and
tleorgo Howard, live near McKlntioy.
The daughter, who was Mrs. Hobert
Foster, tiled about ten years ago,
Mrs. Howard is also survived by her
husband. Two nieces, Mrs. II T. Mil
lion and Mrs. It. P. Scott, reside In
fVro W. Mfcrrsr and J. J. Mcl-aln,
well known Anna Duroc hog man,
■were In MeKlnney Wednesday and
w«ra pleasant callers at this office.
Tboy were hero to arrange for prlnt-
l«~ nnd advertising for a Bed Cross
parade to be bold In Anna next 8at.-
n- 'r .v afternoon, May 4, beginning nt
* o'clock. Mr. Mctliiln hns an ad In
IMh paper calling attention to a fine
Duroe glR whlcli he has donated to
t .o Rs* (Vw and which will he sold
In the Rod Oroen auction sale at Anna
Mm li oae of Ibe best gilts en the
Me|/ tn farm and the man who gets
her wWI got a good one. She Is a
heir Slater to the gilt that Mr. Mctaln
•old Mime time ago for 1900 and Is of
the same breeding of a hoar which
r-"entlv sold for 9700. The Rev.
▼ W. Wallaeo of MeKlnney and
other rood apes hers are on the pre-
• rnm nt Anna Snmrday. lOvcrybody
to (netted to attend,
The annaal (leeornilnn nt Belhnny
oamatery will he given Sunday. May
I, I to 9 p. m ITverytiody Invited to
he prevent and bring flcrwera. A nice
program wHI he rendered.
Tan AIMyno Fldltor.
.* A. 1"ere. editor of the Van Alatyne
I<eader, was In MeKlnney Saturday
and eeve thla office a pleasant frater-
I'Wt) t'Alt M \I)K.
(>. ,\. Uranium llocelw* Many New
Cttrs anil Tells the People About
It in an Ail In 'I'bls Paper.
I.very family in ('olllii county owes
it to themselves to see the low prices
ami the line <|iialit\ of clothing, shoes,
staple dr\ goods, etc, being offered in
our mighty spring sale. Ifcurt say that
things are high until you have been
10 tills sale, lie sure to read a lew of
our l<>w prices quoted ill our big ad
in this paper, t Mir regular prices at"
very low but our special Mile prices
niv cxtreiiKly low. Itcmcmhcr the salt
opens Saturday, May lilt, and con-
Unites for 10 days, but come early so
that joti can gel your choice of the
many big bargains. Merchandise b<
going higher every day which makes
11 still more Important that you come
to this sale the greatest opportunity
of t'.c year to save money, llemeinber
«' • r location just west of J. P.
Dow ell's store* In MeKlnney. ST.
1,1 H'lS SU-KS CO.
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FOSTER'S WEftTHER 10LLETIN
Copyrighted 1918 by W. T. Fostor
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O. A. Hrannon, the hustling Over-
land automobile dealer says he has
inst received two car loads of new*
Overland automobiles and ts now
ready to ake deliveries, lie says that
his fine new home for the overland
autos anil Bethlehem trucks Is prog-
grcsslng nicely .This tine new garage is
located just, south of the W. O. W.
hall on South Tennessee struct and
Just north of Mir. Brannon's present
location. Your attention in directed to
Mr. Brannon's attractive ad in thltf
iwu®. , Mai#
NTIIili HAY P. CHANPK TO P\-
E1I8T IN IXH'AK t AYAIJtY IIMMM'S
l>r. It. A.. IArgent gave out the fol-
lowing statement relative to the cav-
alry troops being organised hero. The
first drill will bo hold on Tuesday,
May 7, at R p. m.
lDvory man who has so far enlisted
and who has not been discharged
must be present.
No excuses except that of sickness
or unuavoldablo circumstances will be
Any man failing to respond Is sub-
ject to heavy penalties, or might be
ombarrassmont. by having some one
sent after him.
However, we do not anticipate hav-
ing any trouble with tho mon we now
have on hands.
Tho weeding out process of the
malcontents and undesirables has
has commenced, and when these
troops are mustered Into the Federal
service, Collin county will have tyvo
tioops representing them of which
they may bo Justly proud.
I'Jn lift men ts tire still In progress
and there will still bo a chanco for
good men to get In until wo aro
mustered Into the State sorvlcc which
wo Judge will be In about a week or
ton days. After that date the men will
ho allowed lo continue with their
usual occupations and will not be 1110-
b .'iti d except that they will be com-
pelled to report here for drill and in-
struction once or twice weekly In the
evenings, and they must make their
Possibly within a month or six
weeks they will be mustered into the
Federal Horvlco and sent to ('amp
Mabry, Austin, Texas, whoro after a
short period of training they will be
ordered into active service.
We will still accept men between!
tho ages of IR and 45, but we posi-
tively will not consider taking any
one under 18 years of age. We have
been troubled considerably with boys
under the age coining In and swear-
ing that they aro of legal age, en-
listing. and then we have their whole
families and all their friends on our
necks Immediately. We want this to
stop. And we wish to point out that
after a boy roaches Ills eighteenth
birthday he does not noed to obtain
any one's consent to enlist and Ills
parents can not get him out of these
troops so far as we aro eoncernod.
We earnestly request their parents
and friends anil their counsel to
please take the matter u|> with high-
er authority and not bother us with
It, for wo have no authority to turn
a iit'in loose after ho has enlisted.
As It In, we have our bunds full with-
out being worried with matters over
which wo have no control, Dr. Ijar-
It is further pointed out that wo
I wive no desire to enlist any man
who will wish to drop out later on.
We only want the class of men and
patriots who will stlcR and can ho
iIoim" ded upon. The other kind will
receive little consideration and short
shrift in these companies.
We are still In need of cooks,
horseshoers and saddlers. Special
Inducements will bo offered to theae
Washington, D. May 2. I<ast
bulletin gave forecasts of tl 1stitrbiince
10 cto s continent May ii to In. warm
•wave Ti to 9, cool wave 8 lo INear
May a cold wave will be crossing
meridian iln and will reach eastern
■ sections about April 8. This Will lie
followed by a great rise in tempera
|lures and not much rain This storm
| will ct oss 1111 rid la 11 90 about April 8
and reach eastern sections near II. It
will increase In force its it moves ciihI-
•ward and some ralli Is expected on its
,eastward front, increasing in eastward
sections. Tins will bo a dangerous
storm and should be closely watched,
particularly as It Hears the eastern
coasts. It may develop tornadoes near
meiidian 90 ami will be dangerous
to shipping near Atlantic coasts and
on gieat lakes, flood cropweather is
evpeeled, except a little loo cool near
Next warm -wave will reach Van-
couver near May 10 and tempera-
tures will rise on all the Paclflo slope.
It will cross crest of Hocklcs by close
of May 11, plains sections 12. meri-
dian 90, groat lakes and Ohio-Ten-
nessee valleys 13, eastern sections M,
reaching vicinity of Newfoundland
near May IB. Storm wave will fol-
low about one day behind warm wave
and cool wave about one day behind
This storm will be very mueli tho
same as description of the preceding
storm, except temperatures will not
vary so much In latter as In former.
11 w.ll close the great storm period
ceverit'g twelve days und centering on
Mnv 11. Cropweather generally good.
Next severe storm period Is expect-
ed lo reach meridian 90 near May 2li.
Some of our readers do not appreciate
these severe storm periods they they
should. They are very important. Prin-
cipal rains, frosts, cool spells, warm
spells, good and bud cropweather, for
the whole continent largely depend
on tho sovoro storms. Their Import-
ance varies and is explained In the
forecasts. Hut the reader must care-
fully study the forecasts. The old
aphorism says: "Wo crth bike a horse
'to water, but wo 01111 not make hint
I I have not changed my belief that
I the great war •will practically end be-
fore the 1918 crops are matured and
In victory for our cause. Kvorything
is working to that end. Prices of farm
products will go down when tho war
le'idt, hut they will never go to the
previous low prlco. Farmers will get
'an.tile prices for all they can produce
j this t ear.
25. Tho eclipse of tho Sun eonsll-
tute tho most Important feature of as-
tronomy and have greater effects on
.the human race, animal and vegetable
Ifo, than all ot'.er effects combined.
,"'he effects of tho Sun nro always
good, of tho Moon and planets souie-
Itimes good anil sometimes bad. More
o" this Inter. The eclipses, the new and
full Moons, magnetise the Karth In
spots, forming cloctrosphoros on and
In the F.arth, Its -waters and Its at-
mosphere. One noticeable case Is tho
formation of electrospheres called
hob s In the air. These form only at
pew Moons that occur near the nodes,
and then only at two limited places.
These electrospheres are organised
bodies of electrons and aro of various
slses. Rain drops and the very small
fog and cloud particles of moisture
are formed In small electroBphcres
which give to them tholr notable and
wonderful spherical formations and,
at tho same time, condense atoms Into
tiny solids that aro always found at
tho center of rnln drops. Official
science hns stated that rain drops
could not form without these very
small Itodles of solid mntter on which
to nssomble the fog particles.
FOR LIBERTY EDM
fiAHDKNH AND COKN DAMAORD
BY HMPKNT HAHjSTOIUK
J. W. Vantrease wna In tho dtp
Tuesday. He states that a severe hail-
storm visited tho White's Orove com-
mun'ty Saturday evening which did
considerable damage to corn and
HUSBAND AND WIFK WANTIOD.
1. J. Miller of Melissa Wants to Give
J. J. Miller of Melissa has n classi-
fied ad In this paper, atlvertlslng for
a couple to <work for him on his farm
• miles north of MeKlnney. He wants
the man for farm labor and his wife
to assist Mrs. Miller In her house-
hold duties. Here la a chance for
sonic hut band and wife to find a good
home and permanent employment.
Rend hla ad.
Mr. and Mra Stum Flarnaworth of
the Roland community have returned
from a visit to rolatlrM In Denton.
•Those who witnessed the culmina-
tion of the throe weeks of tension in-
cident to Hie campaign for the third
Liberty loan, saw the Jubilance and
liitli ; pu lls occasioned by McKililley's
going over the top in the often..tve
could not but wish that there miKlit
III1 a I o: 111 campaign more otlell pen
pie were here from all parls of the
county Monday afternoon to witness
Hie demonstration and by three
o'clock everything was In readiness
for the parade.
Mc|\itinc) has never witnessed a pa-
geant where every man. every woman
anil every child entered mo heartily In
10 the spirit of the celebration. And,
indeed, McKinney lias never bad such
cause lo be Jubilant. For MeKlnney
has oversubscribed Iter Liberty ton 11
HUola by thirty thousand dollars and
Collin county has gone over the top
and is already more than a hundred
thousand oil Its way to tile five bil-
lion maximum. ,
The parade was led by Sheriff Al-
her Mei'aiile.v, O. .1. S. Walker and
city Marshal John > . Mt Klnncy rid-
ing spirited mounts. The horses tlieni
selves seemed to sense the spirit of
victory and triumph In the till- alid
marched with a proud step. They
wile followed by the MeKlnney Mer-
chants' Baud on a large truck.
Throughout the triumphant course of
the parade the ba.tul played lively
music. The band truck was followed
by I hi' boy scouts lid by Scout master
Ib rl Itiiy. These young soldiers match
011 Willi the quick, firm step of the
tie. red-blooiled American. These
were followed by a coupe lit which
• ode lb.Well 10 Smith, cashier of the
First National bank, and .1. Kit Uliea,
f.'ciioral chairman of tho MeKlnney
l.lberiv loan committee. Too much
cannot lie said of the work these gen-
tlemen have ilotii. during IIiIh cam-
paign and tlioy deserve a great deal
oore recognition than tlioy are will-
ing lo accept. Judge H. I* Moiihlen.
county chairman for the third Liber-
ie loan, was riding on a spirited
horse like the able general that he
proved himself to lie during the Lib-
erty loan offensive.
The McKinney Volunteer Fire De-
partment was next In order of the pa-
rade. The city's two large trucks and
the chief's roadster were decorated
w'th the colors and presented an Im-
posing appearance as thoy were tlriv-
e -through tho streets with tholr pow-
erful motors throbbing and thi Ir sir-
en whistles screaming in triumph for
the victory won over the army of
The most (deaslng and striking f«a^
tliro of the parade wiih the manner In
which the general public participated,
livery variety of motor-driven ve-
hicle from a motorcycle to an army
truck followed one after tho other In
close succession. Kvery car was filled
with people cheering, waving fbi«s
und sounding horns until the din Itself
was calculated to frighten tho kaiser
to death should the gentle breeees
wnlft the sound across tho sea to the
ears of His Impious Majesty. The pa-
rade passod down I<nulsluna street
from the First Baptist, church, turned
Into South Tennessee street, traversed
the full length of this street, and re-
turned on Chestnut street, this time
'timing west on Virginia sreot, up tills
streot to Church, thence south to l<ou-
Istana again and east to the public
square on the east stile of which the
band wagon halted and ontortnlnod
I he vast assembly of spectators with
'hat good music for which they linvo
become noted slncr the hoglnnlng of
tho Liberty loan campaign. It wie
long after tho hnnd halted that the
'est. iiutomobllo In the parade arriv-
ed on the sceno. More than two bun
■'red automobiles were counted In the
demonstration and every car wits flll-
d with enthusiastic people. Huskies
these there wore thousands of spec-
tators lining the streets and tho
aquare. It was truly a fitting celebra-
tion of the overwhelming victory won
by MfcKlnney and Collin county.
DISTRICT COURT TO CONVKNW
MAY SO; ORAND JURY' MffT
A list of names from which the
grand Jury for tho May term of tho
Fifty-ninth district court will be ae-
teoted and Impaneled has been given
out. Tho Hat contains sixteen names,
but only twelve will compose the
grand Jury to be Impaneled. Tho next
term of this aPurt will convene here
on Monday, May SO.
The grand Jury list follows:
B. F. Ilsndy, Farmersvllle: C. D.
l/ive, McKinney: M. O. Watklns, No-
vadu: H. K. Carman, Princeton: Wm.
Chad (lick, Plnno: J. F. Olbson, Melis-
sa; Bill Wilson, Frisco; A. IT. Taylor,
Murphy; Jess Kchles, Blue Hidge;
John Motes, Annn; O. W. Hoiisc-
wrlght, Wylle; W. S. Hunter, Cellna:
Jessie Gross, Weston; Ed Beanland,
Prosper: C. I* Bishop, I'lano; Jno. F.
ivmAM TimmniNo KNOINK
Mr Sale at Bargain or Will Trade for
i. J, Millar haa a classified ad In
thla paper offering to sell a good big
threahlng machine ateam engine. Mr.
Millar doaa not need It any longer
tfnee hta aaparator was burned about
one year ago aa be haa quit the
threahlng business. He will sell at a
bargain or trade for a gasoline tractor
The patriotic cclebratlon Tuesday
1 iflcrnoiui, April 30, by the negroes
at MeKlnney In honor of the 22 color
11I soldiers drafted for the army
10 1 lit out a I>11; crowd of negroes
1. • 1.1 all over the county Tho parade
. I autos allil buggies was creditable
t i'li- race ami much enthusiasm was
X Jilted. V III! ml fl out Palllls dis-
coursed patriotic music which was
I supplemented by the singing of pa-
j iridic airs ami college yells by tho
school children who rode In several
I large trucks A program of patriotic
speaking ami slnglug was curried out
011 the Kast sde of the court house
lawn. Monk Shafford was wrapped In
the folds of Old (ilory 111 Ills repro-
I sciilut.liiu of "The libit k llucle Sam."
Tile speakers were llcv. W Louis
I Smith, pastor of (lie coluted M 10,
church; Prof. II. J. Coffee and Prof.
10. S Doty, both teachers In the. Me.
Kinney colored schools. Moult Shaf-
ford also made his debut as a patriotic
orator. Kach of the speakers had the
true ring of American patriotism In
tItem. They Indorsed the Hod Cross
and other war work. Itev. Smith sta.1
ed thai there are negro wash women
111 McKlnuc) who have bought Liber-
ty bonds. They ga.vo sound advice to
the 22 stalwart young negro recruits
who were lined 11 p 111 front of tlieni
who cheered the speakers lo the echo.
These colored boys were admonished
lo obey their officers, respect law and
order ami lo follow the lead of the
stars and the stripes wherever 11 went.
Ill conclusion County Judge It. L.
Mouldcii spoke words of praise and
encouragement lo the MeKlnney ne-
groes in general and ttie departing
soldiers in particular. The Judge as-
sured them of the confidence of the
while people at home thai our negro
boys would give u. gooil nocount of
themselves In the military service of
our country and would never do any
tiling to disgrace tholr homo town
These colored recruits were In good
spirits ami lull seemed anxious to help
do tholr bit In conquering tlie Kaiser
ami help make the world safe for de-
The Increment Tuesday was In
charge of Jusper linker.
Following Is tile lint.
Frod Brown, Cellna.
Hon Andrews, Tioga.
Shelby Williams, I'Vrmcrsvlllc.
Isaiah Carson, Dalian.
Jasper Bn.kor, McKinney.
F. F. MeClondon, Cellna.
D. D. Harris, McKinney.
Lacy Cooper, Madlll, Okla.
S. I'). Wallace, MieKlnnoy.
Alible Lewis, McKinney.
James Cox, Dallas.
Hen Tucker, McKinney.
At'dana Itooee, Allen.
('has. Marshall, Prosper.
Iten Dies, MeKlnney.
(loo. Washington, MeKlnney.
Ijonnlo Thorn, West.
B. 10. Htigshy, McKinney.
Claude Young, McKinney.
Melvln Daniels, Anna.
Ben Martin, Clraevlne.
L*ic.y Hemphill, Ft. Worth.
IT PEGU GROVE
Mis Sure Howell, president of Htn
I'ociiu drove Cemetery Association,
niioiinccs thai Sunday. May 5, Is an-
nual decoration day al that cemetery.
1 She urges every one to lake flowers
nut and let every grave be decorated.
Pile ladles, w ho so faithfully look lifter
i.e care ot our silent city of tho
"bud, have arranged 110 formal pro-
t ram hul urge citizens or both town
and country to visit the cemetery any
hour In the day most convenient to
ilo'iii tin out and decorate the graves
of Mitir loved ones and friends with
[ prett y I lowers. While It will do the de-
parted ones mi good yet II will hol|*
and cheer the surviving ones and be-
st eaU tu ttie world tliaf we ourselves
are a grateful people who appreciate
the Virtues of (lie dead tllld lire Intent
on keeping their memories alive in
tier hearts so l.oiis as life lingers In
us. Mrs Howell and the good oolahor-
111,'V with her In hiokliiR after tho
keeping of our cemetery deserve an
eiieimraging word In appreciation of
their sacrifices. I,ct's make this thn
greatest deeorntlon day In the history
of McKlniii.v. We can show our ap-
preciation of Ihetu and their efforts
li) visiting pecan drove Cemetery In
large numbers and strewing beautiful
flowers on every mound contained In
Its vhsih enclosure.
Mra U C. Clifton haa gone to
T<onla to visit her daughter, Mra. Ji
Speight, and family.
Mil). R. C. HORN HONOHKD
ON 7SINI) ANNIYI0RSAHY
Saturday afternoon quite a number
of the neighbors and friends of Kid.
and Mrs. it. C. Horn gathered at their
homo near VInoland, the occasion of
the 71th birthday of Mid. Horn and
the decoration of Hie graves In tho
Horn cemetery nearby, owing to the
/ar conditions the usual annual din-
ner spread was dispensed with. Hid.
Horn, however, had 1 ropared com-
fortable scats under tho beautiful
foliage of the troos that adorn his
yard. A brief program nuulo up of
a prayer and song service Interspers-
ed with short bilks. Mbl. Horn dollver-
ed a warm hearted welcome address
which was responded to feelingly by
tho Itev. V. W. Wallace, pastor of the
First Christian church of McKinney.
Tito Hev. A. J. Bush, the veteran min-
ister of tlie gospel of Dallas who haa
been Intimately acquainted with I«Jld.
Horn for forty-two years was present
and delivered a splendid nddresa. Tho
llev. Mr. Bush is the father of Ooorge
L Bush who wns the loved pastor of
the McKinney church for eeveray
years, butwlio Is now n pastor of a
After nnother song and a fow words
In the nature of a report rogardlng
cemetery, by Rbl. Horn, the pcoplo
gut tiered at the cemetery to honor tho
dead by placing on tho graves the
beautiful flowers brought and sent In
by relatives and fiends.
Notwithstanding tho fact that tho
weather wns threatening and two oth-
er decorations were In progress in
nenrby cometerlon and a funeral was
being held not far away the attcn-
dance was good.
SPRING WHKAT KXPHIUMKMT.
Sterling Stiff, a well known farmer
living north of McKinney. had some
winter wheat to freexe out He sowed
tho land In spring wheat which came
up and Is doing exceptionally well at
present Thla Is Mr. Stiffe first ex-
perience In sowing spring wheat and
he Is much encouraged over his pros-
pects for a good yield. Mr. Stiff la al-
so having good luck with his register-
ed Duroc Jersey hogs. He hag the Mo-
1,aln stock. His pigs are first class.
Mr. Stiff makes a auccess of the hog
and Jersey cattle business In connec-
tion with his farming operatlona
Lee Bounds of Oellna was a week-
end visitor at the home of Ddar and
Mrs. R. C. Horn.
THE LOUL MARKET
What the Partners Are llclng Paid for
Tlielr Products—Corrected lo Date.
Oats, per bushel .. .
Corn In shuck, per bit.
Hrun per cwl
i 'hops, per cwt
Alfalfa hay per ton .. .
Millet hay per ton ..
Johnson grass hay per
Prairie hay per ton ..
Bermuda hay per ton .
.. 85c to 90i\
$1.25 to 11.50
93.00 to 99-06
93* to 940
99ft to 9>0
ton 999 to 999
.... 999 to 930
. ..995 to 99ft
Produce and Provisions.
Bacon, per pound 35c to 90c
Butter per pound 36c to 40c
Creamery butter 69c to 99c
Chlek, fryers, per pound 90e
Chickens, old hens No market
Old roosters per lb 10c
Hens, per pound 14c
Turkeys, per pound 91c
lOggs per dosen 36c
Lard por lb 26 to 30c
Irish potatoes, per |>ound . . . , 3 l-4c
Ilogs per cwt 916 to 916.60
Hoof cuttle per cwt 96 to 9ft
Sheep per cwt 98 to 911
Cotton per pound .. .. 29.69 to 90.90
Cotton seed per ton 990 to 9T9
PROP PHONPFATTH GOOD.
J. J. Miller of Melissa Says Every-
thing Ixmks Well.
J. J. Miller, prominent Melissa
farmer, helped McKinney celebrate
her victory In going over the top on
the Third Liberty l un Monday aft-
ernoon. Mr. Miller, like all farmers,
takes a cheerful vlow of tho crop
prospects at present, drain Is doing
exceptionally well. Com Is doing well.
Mr. Miller hns no cotton although he
owns and runs n 1 fill-acre farm. Ho
Is strong on all kinds of grain—
wheat, outs and barley. Also on haya—
alfalfa, millet, Sudan grass, and
cane. Mr Miller also raises pure bred
Duroc Jersey hogs and Is owner of
thn celebrated Rod Cross pig which
wns donated by Marvin Olbson and
bought by J. K. Olbson and resold to
Mr. Miller Its present owner.
KAISK LI H Ml IT Y 1,0 AN
HONOR PliAd WESTMINSTER
A liberty loan honor fl<m was tin*
furled at Westminster Friday with ap-
propriate ceremonies. Weetmlnster'a
quota or 913,600 was ovorsubacrlbad
12,000. Mrs. W. N. Manning had
chargo of the campaign tbero. A
chicken was auctioned off there Fri-
day, the bird bringing 991.60. It was
bought by John Jaokson. A Belgian
hare donated by O. W. Howell brought
91.76 and other sales ran the total
prm'oeds of the auction up to 999.00«
which went to tho Westminster Red
Croas branch. J. H. Davis was auction*
oer. A largo crowd was preaent for
SOUTH WlliTOX METHODIST
CHURCH TENT MEETING
A big tent scries of meetings will
begin next Sunday morning at elavon
o'clock at tho South Wlloog Streot
Methodist church In thla city. H
will be conducted by the pastor, tho
Hev. F. O. Miller, aaslstod by Dr. 3.
L. Pierce, pastor of tha First Metho-
dist church of this city. John R.
Stlnson will be In charge of the choir
which means good singing. The paator
extends n cordial Invitation to tha
public to attend. He particularly
urges all Christian workers to coma
out and aselst them. The Rev. Mr. Mil-
ler Is doing a good work In South Mc-
Kinney and la preaching to Incrsas
Ing congregations all the tlmo. Tha
tent will be comfortable and located
In a block of a paved atreet, easy of
access to those attending la vehletea
or cars. A season of spiritual
ment and reconsecration la 1
expected by the Rev. Mr. Mliter
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Perkins, Tom W. & Wilson, Walter B. The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 2, 1918, newspaper, May 2, 1918; McKinney, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth299934/m1/1/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.