The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 22, 1918 Page: 1 of 12
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MvKIXNEY, COLLIM IHIUNTY, TE*AK. Al u. iwiH.
12 PAGES THIS WEEK
PATRIOTIC MIL TO THE YOUNG MEIIUST REGISTRANTS'
TO LEAVE MO. 20
Enrollment of the younjf womoii between the ngt>s of
nineteen and thirty live in the I'niteii States Student Nurse
Reserve i> continuing in Collin county under the direction of
Mrs. R. L Moulden. county cliuirman. Hut Collin county's
quota, and, especially MeKinuey's portion of it, i> short and
Mrs. Moulden is anxious thai we make a letter showing. A
number of young ladies have made application and their
blanks will be forwarded to the National Council of Defense
in the early future. The young women will hold themselves
in Readiness to enter training until April, 1919. T^e course
is three years in length in both Hit army schools and in the
civilian hospital schools. A call for 1000 registered nurses
has been made for them to enter active service in either the
army or the navy each week which makes the immediate en
trance into training of the Students Nurse Reserve a neees
sitv. It is estimated that the call for registered nurses will
bring all the registered nurses in the I'nited States into ac
tive service in less than a year's time. Our young women
should hear and heed the call ol" patriotism as their brothers
have done and are doing in such large numbers. The services
of these young women in helping to win the war must be had
by the government if it litis to resort to the expedient of
drafting them. Young women between the ages of 19 and
35, who have no dependents to support to hold them at
home, should be the first to volunteer their services in this
emergency. It is a great privilege for these young women to
obtain a thorough and practical training afforded by the Sin
dent Nurse Reserve which qualifies them in helping the sick
and wounded American soldiers. After completing this task
and when peace again prevails, these young, women will find
themselves possessed of a profession that will yield them
salaries ranging from one hundred to three hundred dollars
per month in civilian life after the war is over.
BRITISH LAUNCH DRIVE
The Inoul board of exemption Ita.-
notltlcd Hi! following registrants fo
report at Its* iiffu-f here .Sunday.
August 2'<. Ik prepare for cut i :tIHUiollI
on Monday, August "il. The 14110(11 foi
(Ins i ll wits Mil 1111 11, but only 157
iv,ic available, although tin- class
one 11,111 of both 1 !i I 7 111.,I I si 11 regis-
trants Wire eXhaUStoH.
The pert-onni I of the comingetit
FOSTER'S WUmtR BIlLLtTIl
«'<'i>\ ri sli 1 «>«i 1 hi s h> w T. Punier.
AT COURT HOUSE
ME NOW NEEDED
121,100 LAND DEAL
A $20,SCO land deul wan made here
Saturday evening by J. Ollie Smith
through the McKlnney Really Co.,
The following article appeared In
Tho 1'ostul Bulletin of Angina 16, and
was handed to this paper by Post-
master N. A. Burton: |
Office ol Third AHH't P. M. Gen., When ho Hold O. ('. Vest's good 144
Washington, Aug. 14, 1918.—Although 'six miles northwest from
there hos been 11 gratifying and McKlnney lo J. \\. Story, who lives
patriotic response on the part of the "ear I'lano, Tho consideration was
public to the opportunity accorded it ♦''IS an acre.
to supply our soldiers and sailors with The McKlnney Really ( o., less than
suitable and interesting reading mut-
ter under the arrangement provided
for by Departmental Order No. 1277
whereby unwrapped, unaddresscd
copies of inagiusines bearing notice
to reader prescribed in that order are
accepted for mailing' at the postage
rate of one cent each and placed in
the hands of soldiers and sailors, re-
ports received by this office Indicate
that additional magazines e.ould be
used to advantage at tho various
camps throughout, the country. Tho!
reports indicate that tho magazines
are heartily appreciated altd serve In
promote the welfare and content,
ment of the soldiers and sailors.
It Is believed that If postmaster will
bring this mutter to the attention of;
their patrons the latter will gladly,
respond and so Increase the number
of magazines mailed under the ar-1
raneinent referre<l to that the need
for reading matter of tills kind may
be fully met. It should be borne In
tnlpd that, the magazines should be
of current or comparatively recent is-
sues and devoted to literature or con-j
tain Articles of general Interest.. Did
magazines and those of local or re-
stricted interest, are of nri' value and
are not desired. I
sixty days ago, us agent, sdld this
farm to Mr. Vest for $125 an acre. |
Thus, Mr. Vest makes $20 an acre—a
pretty good sum for a sixty days' In- I
This is a splendid farm, located In ]
a line community. Mr. Siory buys the I
farm as an investment, and he will |
do well with it. This old Collin conn- j
ty land is "mighty good stuff to tie 1
to," and no one knows it better thyn !
The MeKinney llealty <'0.. within
the past six months, has made eight '
realty deals for Mr. Vest, anil wo j
never did business wiUi a more
pleasant or congenial g<-ntl> man. He I
known a good piece of la ml When lit
sees it, too, believe us.
Ask .Mr. Vest, unless you desire to]
sell your land, whether to list It with
the McKlnney Uealty Co. Wo believe j
that he 'will give you an answer that
will sijiit you, as eight deals in six j
montns is not a bad record. We will
leave It for Mr. Vest to give you an j
THE LOCAL MARKET
GOOD Nl ,\V l,l/'l; I AKMIlli
W. ,1. Iturton Think* Third Bale Cot-
ton Per Acre liibe.i'iil I ,-tlinatc.
What the Farmers Arc Being I'uid foi
I'lii'ir Products—( nrrct icil to llate.
W. J. Burton, a prominent New ""Is p
Feedstuff ntid Grain.
•v Imshcl 7i
So to 82c
fiirmor ilu<I ritiaon, was In this Com in Hhuck, per bu. $1.25 to $1.50
city Thursday. Mr, Burton bears tho per cwi $2.11
well named reputation of being mwrc ''hops, pet ewt $4.2f>l
than an average stu)ccH*ful farmer. Wheat (government fixed prices)
especially In tho growIng of cotton, per bu $2.00 to $2.06 j
corn and oats. He says that from pros- Alfalfa hay per ton . $30 to $:u">
«nt prospects thai cotton will make Millet hn.y per ton, $25
one-third bale per acre. This is a Johnson grass hay per ton $20 lo $25
llbetvil estimate of the yield for thoj I'ralrie hay per ion .. . $25 to $30 j
fltjecy stlivple for this year. However Bermuda ha.j per ion $25
he will make a good corn crop. "Sure Onions per bu $1.23 to $l.So
Oropper," a while corn Is Ills favorite| • • •
variety of corn. He mado good oats I Produce mid Provision*.
also. He has a ninety day oat
made a yield of loo bushels per acre Butter per pound
this year. The best wheat that he had j Creamery butter ....
wtis some the he had sown on the Chick, fryers, per pound
second day of January of this yeiu;. It Old roosters per lb
wns not spring wheat either but I Hens per lb ...
bearded wheat. Mr. Burton Is op ad-; Turkeys, per pound
vocnte of late wheat sowing. The last '■ T«s per dozen
of November and December suits him Ijnd per lb,
mighty well as wheat sowing months. Irish potatoes, per pound
Arrives Sul'clv Ovcrthcre,
. ,1.1c to OSii I
,.IOc to 50c'
50c to |
. 28c lo 32eI
.. .. 4 i-ac|
I live Htot'k. >
| Hogs per ewt $14 to $17.50
Mr. and Mrs. .1 B f'annarty of this Beef cuttle per ewt 94 to 17
city have received a. letter from their Sheep per ewt $4 to $12
son, Jack, announcing
hill safe arrlv
Miss Ijennle Mnloe, who resides Jusl
soul iu«!mi of McKlnney. was a visitor
in Ibis offleo Tuesday afternoon. She
('otton per pound . . .
( V.ltoti seed per ton . .
S2c to a a 50
Mrs. IjuIa Mellon and her daugh-
| tors Misses l.uln and Alnbnmivj of
Is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John j 2*00 Jennings avenue left Monday
Mnloe, and a granddaughter of the morning for a visit In Allen and In
HrtV. Abo Knlao. I McKlnney. l-'ort Worth Record.
llll7 Iteg 1striitils.
Fi.-d li. Hamilton, McKlnney.
Bennett Oweusby, Cellna.
James T. Miles, Piano.
Fsibus J. Stone, Cellna.
James 1,. Itatton. Anna.
Jim Sorrell, McKlnney.
Porter Stagner, Cellna.
Wood P. Scott, McKlnney
lSdward I,. Harrison, Cellna.
Alex Glondcnniug, Cellna
Hugh Chumley, Piano.
Hugh K. Davis, MeKinney.
Oeu. Jones Daily, Anna.
Carl Jones, Allen.
Kverett H. Hull, Allen.
Oscar George, Weston.
John Ben Stone, Cellna
Albert Brascnl, MeKinney.
Jack Hortidon, Allen,
o. H. Bishop, prosper.
Prod VV. Hitter, McKlnney.
Bohert Lee l>ay, MeKinney.
''laud Locknilller, MeKinney.
John C. .Sliced, Anna.
Joe D. Wilson, MeKinney.
W. J, Collingsworth, Hebron.
Claude B. Rich, McKlnney
l«ewis P. I >n va 11, McKlnney.
101H lU'glsl rains.
Neil I H. Jay, Wylle.
Homer Jacob (Jook, Piano It
10. I* Lilly, Tupelo, Miss It
T. B. Burch Anna R. 1.
W. W. P. Roach, McKlnney.
Clias. A. Ijiinkford. Weston, R. I.
John l>. Davis, McKlnney.
J. R. Adams, McKlnney.
Krnest Myrlck, Allen R. 3.
It It. Itlgshy, Piano R. 2.
Michael Hall Greer, McKlnney.
Hu.vden StandIfer, Frisco R 3.
Carl West S*weatt, Knox City.
Theo. Buchanan, Arkinda, Ark.
Carl Kelsay, Frisco.
Jack P. Allen McKlnney R. 6.
H. I,. Nelson, Frisco.
C. B. Neal, McKlnney R. 3
Vernon C. Commons, Avoca, Texas.
William B. Short, McKlnney R. 5.
Sidney Peebles, Weston.
Clias. W. Ingle, Allen R. 1.
Roy Raper. McKlnney.
Albert D. Drake, Denison.
John Johnson, Kemp R. «.
Hershol Wester, Weston.
Levi Cnrruth, Weston.
Jesse Sanders Jordan, Melissa
Jesse Henderson, Little Rock, Ark
Floyd Summers, Anna.
Herbert Cooper, Allen.
Ab Hendcrshat, Anna.
Homer Brown Thorn, Weston.
(!i:idy Onell, McKlnney It. 1.
Amos Earl Clack, Anna R. 4.
I'. P. Hitchcock, MeKinney.
Ftoy Jones, Qroesbeck.
M. I'. Duncan, McKlnney 1'. 6.
Erma L. Burk, Prosper.
K. c. Franklin, Cellna.
O.-ear Woods, McKlnney.
Jack Lester, Prosper.
Boy Sholton, Anna,
Robert Clyde Biggs. Allen
Frank Bryant, Prosper.
R 11. Oneal, Anna.
Walter (list, MeKinney It. 5.
'"has. Oregor, McKlnney.
Walter Jones, Anna.
Vance Blanton, Piano,
c. W. Goforth, Allen.
1M Steeples, McKlnney It. 2.
L. 19. Dawson, PI into.
Frank F. LeBay, Melissa R. 1.
Avrl Harold MeNeose. Frisco.
Wilson Wright, MeKinney.
cloy tiled, ('ellna, Box 92.
Amos Serlliner, Melissa.
•I iiii Martin, Prosper.
c. D. McCown, MeKinney.
Bob Murphy, McKlnney R, ;.
Clifford L. Chandler, McKlnney
Walter Callahan, Weston.
Virgil Chandler, Anna R. 1. '
Marshall Copus, Piano.
Samuel II. Snapp, I'lano.
Joe M. Prince, Allen it. 2
Robert Lee Harrington, Piano.
L. Kugenn Mallow, McKlnney.
George W. Newman, Weston.
Vernle Taylor, Melissa.
Alton Major CulTmnn, Allen
Kllsha Vanghan, MeKinney It 4
L. A. Willis, Cellna.
Mack Jeffries, MeKinney R. 3.
Billiard Mantooth, Melissa.
Clias. L. Williams, Allen,
J. W. Sehultz, Piano.
Guy Waller Loonev, McKlnney,
S. It. Griffin, Allen It. 2.
Mop Hendricks, Anna.
Bailey Bryant Blalack, I'lano.
Gnbe II. I.ueas. McKlnney.
Win. McKlnley Jenkins, Cellna It. 1
ll irvey Rollins, McKlnney It. 2.
l'lishn Kdward Self, McKlnney.
Robert Kvnns, MeKinney It. 2
Walter Clinwnee Allen, McKlnney.
Herman Henry Hand, McK|ney It t
James A. Gunstreain, Frisco.
C. H. Lewis, Aflen R. I.
T. 11. I/ilr, McKlnney u. 4.
Jim Grand'taff, McKlnney It. 1
Beecher Luseomb, Anna It. 1.
Wm. J. Taylor, McKlnney It. 3.
M. VV. Harrison, McKlnney R I
tsin Bolbrook, Prosper.
Barney M. Beene, Allen.
Jim Fred Dickens, McKlniiey R. j.
Clias. Franklin. Piano.
cliff Jones, Allen R. 1.
Clarence Koycs. McKlneny R. 2.
K. P. Kdwarils, McKlnney.
T. B. Anderson, Anna R. t,
Cbas. W. Crockett, Prosper.
Thomas E, Webb, Van Alatyne R 1.
Washington, 11. >' Vug. 2B. 11M*.
I- I I■ lit!- .iii g.i\i- |. n riL-jn of dlstur-
b e lo ei'OKS eonlini lit Anil. .'I to
2 ■, u ii in uavi 2a t,i 24, eiH)I wave,
23 to l"i . t-evcr iloi nis are expecteil
With llns ill 11 H promise* some relief
to drouth stricken seel tuns and iiIho'
rebel irnui lie I.>nid weather. Tile
Inn in ane il.ui struck our southern;
coast near New urleans wns a great I
I ell, i I,, interior of tie continent as It
broiwrt cooleer Wea.tlier and rain.
These hurricanes evn|Mirate intuicusu
Milumen of water, in I lie forms ol
fogs and clouds, the hurriomno is
broken up when it strikes laud. Its
■ holds are emptied into the atmos-
phere above the interior of the con*
liucnt leeds on and prod pittites the
hurricane clouds iulo rain. Without
thai hurricane the corn crop would
lun e been totally destroyed. In •ac-
cord with these forisuists more rain
has fallen on Pacific slope in July and
August than for many years.
Next warm wave will rrtacli Van
eouver about A,ug 24 and tempera-
tures will rise on all the Pacific slope.
It. Will cross ei est of Buckles by close
of Aug. 25, plains seel ions 2(1. tuerl-
inII 'JO. great lakes and Olilo-Tennes-
sue valleys 27, eastern section 2K,
reaching v ii lull) of Newfoundland
about Aug 20. Storm wave will fol-
low about one da> behind warm wave,
cool wave about one dn> behind storm
The dl'oulh is not endeil hut tem-
porary relief will come I rum the se-
vere storm which, unforliinately, are
not expected to come frequent enough
to bring complete relief. This iitukes
li serious situation for farmers who
wish to sow Winter grain. Tliuy must
work out two difficult problems for
each locality, or employ some one to
do the 'work for them. That work Is
difficult and expensive Our uitlllon-
and-a-hulf-u-ycai National Weather
Bureau refuses to do the work for the
farmers and no Individual eiiti^ afford
to do It without extra pay. I am reaily
to show the U. S. Weather Bureau
how the work can be done to much
greater-perfection than I am finan-
cially able to do It. But for showing
them how 1 must be compensated.
The t'Wo problems the farmers need
to be worked out for them Is when
they will get sufficient, rain for sowing
Winter grain, and will the 191# crop-
w eat her be such I hut it will pay them
to sow Winter grain. I am satisfied
there are some sections where they
should rely on Spring grain and nut
waste their seed in sowing Winter
4 1. Official science lilts long tried
to account for the coal beds. Listen
to my hypothesis. It is well know,a
to scientists that comets have an im-
mense amount ol carbon In their
clouds and 111aI their clouds are vastly
more extensive, in proportion td their
solid parts, than are the clouds of
Vehiis, Jupiter of Saturn. <>ur Moon
was one of the liu-gost. if not the larg-
est, comets that ever came into our
solar system and it probably carried
n.4 much cloud material as Jupiter
now carries. Clouds ol Jupiter and
Saturn have great dark belts, suppos
ed to be carbon iu the form of dense
smoke. The inner ring of Saturn is
very dark and scientists claim thai it
is carbon. Of course the heaviest parts
of the clouds Would be first to preci-
pitate as the Moon's average distune,
from the Kurlh increased. Astrono-
mers have no doubt I lull the Moon
was formerly much nearer the Karlli
than now and that it is still slowly-
going farther away. No scientist
doubts that this Is favorable fo ;> de-
crease in rainfall. Mongolia is now
a vast desert; Ofio years ago Ii almost
ruled Asia, Africa Kuvopc Now it is a
DISTRICT COI KT.
lion. VI ||. (iarlietI, Judge.
C. I,. Sears, Clerk.
Bcrnice Boho vs. J. ,1 Hobo, divorce
Florence While vs. John T. White,
\ It, Harris vs o. T, Harris, spe
Eva Buyer by next frliuid, J. II.
Itoyer, Vs. Mrs. Annie J. Williams, par
J. M. Marriott vs. Jewell Marlon,
J. A. Cox vs. Unknown heirs of .Ino
Hun tor. remove cloud from title.
L F.VChelf vs. Mary L. (Jheif, di-
S. E. Osborne vs. Susie Osborne, ill
COUNTY COI UT.
It. L. Moulden, Judge
. Keen, Clerk.
W. J. Norris lias mude application
for appraisers to be appointed for
the etsate of Nancy L. Norrls. The
court appointed L. L. Miller, W. F.
Glass and Chaw. Blckley.
Katherllie Jasper has made appllca
lion for appraisers to be appointed
for the estate of Bay Jasper, The
court appointed Claud Jasper, Rice
Hall and G. W. Bowman.
It. J. Phillips has been appointed
community survivor of the estate of
Emma Phillips. Jeff Wilson. Milas
Miller and Jake Kemp were appointed
. Nnitlnip' LIcciihc*,
Verble Miller and Miss Francis
Sum Haglit and Miss Inez lluck.
l<esllo Hncklor and Miss Mabel Wll
W. S. Christie and Miss Ijeilu
It. P. Bray and Miss Eva Phlpps.
J. J. Hall and Miss I<ella Ballard.
J. T. Welch and Mrs. Janle Bradley.
Eddie Finney and Miss Gertrude
II. L. Moorman and Miss Wlllio
Mayo I jeopard.
David Hugh Graves and Miss Verta
Ileal Estate Transfers.
Lizzie Wllburn and husband to J.
10. Might, 73 acres in the Jesso Stiff
Earl «lut I in et ux to Andy Wright, 1
acre lu the ii. T. Choiiowlth survey.
W. li Abernalhy et ux to N. Burton,
lot 1, block 7, Moyer's Addition to
liluc Ithlge, $3511.
H. c, Caruiichficl to B. T. Jordan,
lot 3, block "A", Coffman Addition to
■lost uhine, $1100.
MJ's. D. W. Daniel et a! to D. F.
Peel. !l acres in tho Joseph Strickland
I1". J. Cooper el ux to It. V. Chrlsto-
pln r. 30 ai res |n t he (.'tllvell Boles sur-
N It. V. Christopher ct ux 1.0 F. J.
Cooper, lot 12, block, 4, Kellers Addi-
tion to Wylle. $1,000.
''. M Bryan and wife to J. W. God-I
win und I II. S'tlnsou lot and gin all
i 'hambersv ille, 11000.
c. I,. Hillner and wife to A. T. Wis-
dom, 10.75 acres iu tlie Edward Sci-j
tlel s sill vey, $5000.
L. c. iiuiopass et ux to W. It. Coner,
100 ai res in the Ahncr Ixhj survey
J. W. Spearman and wife to R.
liana rd, 30.86 acres ill the John
Thompson survey. $1,982.50,
,1. W. Mel toy nnlils and wife a nd A.
i'. Mi l! vnolils and wife t.o It. A War-
WIIIi (be Brlli«li Armies In FrNii<-«>,
Aug. ill.—(.ciici'iil Ityiiu's anuy slvwt-k
the (•eriiiaiis un a tcii-inlle front. bt>>
ihii'ii \rn s ami AIIhtI, ilurlnn a
Iiciii.v leu tills niofiiing.
I'lie iillack began siitiiil> Iwfori* A a.
hi., ami bj it o'clock the llrllMi IiaiI
clipllucd Moyeiuict iller, Couni'lles,
ltuci|iii>). Ablaliiscvlllc, AcIiIci-Ia'*
petit anil Iteaiiciiurl-Sur-Aneix*.
i \ltl.M*( NT AMI CI I'S
CAPrritl ll IIV FRENCH
Paris, At iff. 'Jl.—Tlie Fii'ticli <hmi<
MiiiiiiI lo progress on tlie uliolc fnint
between tlie Olse ami tlie Aisilc la.*t
iilglti. enptiiriiig Carlc|Miiil ami Cut .
I lie War Office iiunoiinii>il iinlay. Tlio
Hermans luite failed in cunnter*at«
lack on ilils front.
I'leiieli iiiN*|ks als4> advanced west
o|' Isisstgny in s|im-|i flglllliig,
Wlille tlie wldlb or (lie attackinc
front Is not clearly defined, a "wide
front" iiroliiild) uonlil Include * line
renin Hie Alien- lo tlie Near|M>, about
ririeen miles. '|*|iere lias not been any
heavy lighting nweiitly on IIm; Hue
north or Hie Ancre, allmiffli Uie Oev*
mans some days ago rcllreil sllglitly
on Ilie front Is-tweeii HeaumoM
Hamel and lluc<|iMiy. '11h<iw lias been
more or less laiilliiu activity, how
The IsilllefriHit mini nnrtli of Urn*
Ancre to noi'tli of liens lias not sean
as great u I'luuigc as otlM'r soetors be-
(iveen Y|tres anil lllielms sinew tlie
iM'giunlug of | he (iittimii offensive
In making tui attack lien* It nmilil
apiM'iir that Marshal FimIi Is sWtVlnff
lo break the old ticrnuin line In the
Arras area. Any considerable forward
movement here would niMMce tlie
German |hisI|1inis north and south tor
many miles. Niratcgtcally a blow bore
would mhsii to he a enmpanlou one to
tMsc ami a strong atteinpt to twm
the (•crmaiis ui retire all along the
A VHKY ItAI'I'V MIOKTriNO.
McKlnney Merchant Neeta
Brother Wlnmi He Had Not Seen
hi Twenty-five Yinrs.
Wash Rlnkley is here from Mon-
tana on a visit at the homo of his
half-brother, Mini.ln W. Moses. Mr.
Moses wjim not looking for hla kins-
man. who took him by surprise. The
two had not mot In twenty-five years
and It was therefore a very happy
meeting and brought Joy to both their
hearts which can only be appreciated
by those who have been separated
from loved ones for a period of yearn.
Notwithstanding tliey hud not mot I'or
a quarter of a century Mr. Moses
recognized Mr. Blnkley.
ADVERTISE l-'OK MEMBERS
Collin (Viunly Pure Bred litvcsloi-k
Association Points Out Why Bret-d-
el"- should Join.
The Collin County Pure Bred Live-
stock Association is advertising In
Tho Dally Courier-Gazette and Tho
Weekly Democrat-Gazette for now
members and inviting all livestock
men to attend next me, ting of the As-
soelalion which Is to be held 111 the
offices of the Business Men's As-
sociation Saturday, Aug. 24, 2 p. in.
promptly. L'very breeder of pure-
bred livestock in the county should
read the advertisement.
COLLIN COI NTY BLI'XKKII
Ally Oilier Section Ho Knv G,
C. l ord After Trip.
den, 110. 2-3 acres in the ijonson
ALHIADY I'ltl.lill HIBLI-. BALKS' Moor- snrv ey, $ I 8,94 1.50.
The Rev. 11 C l-'ord lui^i returned
I'rom an extended trip through okla-
i home, Arkansas, and Missouri. Some
pinccs in Arkansas look to be In better
j condition than elsovvli re that he
j v lslled. But nowhere tluit. lie visited
! did lie see as much prosperity and
easy circumstances among the peoplo
'as right here In Collin county.
I . W. Blim-ide Who Sold I 1 i--t Bale
Col ton At MeKiuiiev This Year.
D \V. Burnslde was iu MeKillliey
Monday. He lives on the farm of M.
C. Ownshy at WoiKllawn. Mr Burn-
side had the honoi of selling' the lirst
hale of cotton on the McKlnney mar-
ket, which brought him tn
price of 35 cents per pound and
PA It I, NTS Alt F, A NX BBS
I'o I.<arii (if Ciiiulltkni Of Tlicli
Woiimleil Son Iii France,
TWO l l< \Mil.IV BBllTIIFItS
ARM NOW IN Flt/XNCF
We had the pleasure of a visit Sat-
urday from our friend, G. W. Tlllcy,
of Verona. Ill and Ids good wife arc
fancy j naturally very anxious about the wel
a i re of their son, Lester M. Tit ley, n,gi
cash premium of more Milan $5i.ort
Mr. B irnsltle has picked out and sold'
tlvvo other bales of rotted, one of them
he sold at 29 1 -2 cents per pound and
the other one ho sold for 31 cents per
twenty-one, who was wounded July
loth, on the battle front In Franco,
They received a telegram from the
War Department August 5th, which
was the lirst news to thenl of the
pound. He sold bot.h last week. Mr. I wounding of their boy. The War De-
Burushlc litis a 40 acre cotton crop,| partluetit stated In Its message that
and is hopeful of getting at least ton i Iicster's wound was undetermined,
hales of cotton from it this yaar. I Lester volunteered his service Inst
January, and was -lent to Camp
T. B. Mills, Cellna R. 3.
Thomas IV Ciirrtlth, Cellna.
Jesse James. Anna R. 4.
T. B. Ball, McKlnney R. 2.
John Greenwood, Jr., Prosper.
Homer Albert Patterson, MeKinney
V. C. Norrls, McKlnney It. G
Ivan C. Jenkins, Weston.
John I). Graves, Melissa,
A. ! Co in best, McKlnney,
IjcvI Bass, McKlnney R. 2.
Joseph Win. Shepnrd, I'lano.
Donnld Lee Combs, Piano R. 3
Fells Karl Combs. Piano R. 8.
CJoo. W. Cameron, MeKinney,
Walter Wendon Gilbert, Piano.
Homer L. Dagger, McKlnney R. 3.
H. D. Smith, MeKinney R. 2.
Wm. Joe Buchanan, Piano R. t.
Joint T. Shlpp, Piano.
8. L Hnrrington, Piano.
Horace P. Inge, MoKlnney R. I.
Lake Patton, Anna R. 1.
Greene, Charlotte, N. C. From there
he was sent to Ling Island. He silli-
ed for France on May 5th. 11• was a
member of Co. M., 59th Infantry.
J. L Franklin of I'lano was a busi-
ness visitor in McKlnney Wednes-
day. II.- is just lu reeelpl of a letter
from his son, Sergeant Thomas
Franklin of Ilu .lillli Field Artillery
In Franco. Sergeant Franklin writes
that he Is enjoying good health. An-
other of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin's sons
Major Klkln Franklin, Is also In
France, having been there slncee Jan-
uary I. Sergeant FrankIItig stated In
his letter that he had not seon his
brother since he arrived there,
but vviih going to look htm up before
long. Major Dranklln has been in the
service for several years. He was a
lieutenant In the regular army and
was one of Gen. Perlshlng's stuff and
accompanied tills famous leader and
soldiers on his expedition Into
Will Visit Soldier Son.
W N. Nlteholns, who resides about
(I miles cast of McKlnney, was In the
city Thursday on business. Be called
at this office and renewed Ills sub-
scription to The Daily Courler-On-
settc. He also ordered the paper sent
to his son, \V. C. Nlteholns, who Is
with the P2nd Company, 23 Battalion,
165th Depot Brigade, Camp Travis.
Mr. Nlteholns Is contemplating mak-
ing bis son a visit •within the uext few-
Dave Watklne was a buslneas visitor
In ikcKinney Tuesday afternoon from
Cotton on the market yesterday
sold from 82.50 to 33 cents per
pound. The fleecy staple lias begun
to come ill from all directions. Cotton
s«cd prices ■were to the farmers M0
per ton; to gin men Ml per ton.
Miss LUIIe May Wilson who baa
been visiting at the home of Bill
Strickland just northwsaat of Allen,
returned home Tiindtor.
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Perkins, Tom W. & Wilson, Walter B. The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 22, 1918, newspaper, August 22, 1918; McKinney, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth299950/m1/1/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.