The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 17, 1918 Page: 1 of 12
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THIRTY-I'IITH YKAlt (I MalilMicd February 7. ISM)
MchlNNKY, t« 11.1,1 N t'OPKTV, TKXAM. iNTnllHt. 17, IVIM
12.PAGES THIS WEEK
COLLIN COUNTY FOURTH LIBERTY
LOAN QUOTA $2,269,600.00
MU.rlf 111 PKAWLt (Chairmen will please furnwli corrected totals for their respective «lt -
tricts that urc "Over the Top," from time to time.—Kditor).
I .ax on
fopevilie .. .
I .lot of District QiioIh*.
i Anna $ UO.997.
i Nevada 50,589.
■ Murphy 22.845.
| Melissa 04,7711.
At toga 1 1.379.
Josephine ( 37.981.
Weston 3 9 4 98
Allen . . 78,471.
Runner v. 15,987.
Me Kinney 824,105.
Prosper 50,063.| Prosper
Cell nil 181,598.'
llliie Ridge 4 7,562.
Wvlle 1 12,249.
1 8,64 2.00.
Josephine 4 2,000.00.
BSSSWUES SWEEP STEADILY
Allen .. ..
l ';i i mors* ill*
i 'In n<>
Oil nil ..
ao i ,000.00
jimmy OK I OAS.
Born Doc. 10, 1892. Killed in
I'ranee Sept. 20, 1918. First MeKin-
iiev soldier reported killed in action
since the United States entered the
war. His parent*. Mr. and Mrs. John
i ii Igos. I><1111 died whi n he wan «juit«•
J filing. He 11 It H one ■lister, Miss 1','d 11:1
(!i'ii:aK of Shepherdstowu, West
Virginia II"' xvas a nephew of Mr and
Mrs. Kd Wilson of tliis city, Jimmy
viis reared in MeKlnney and ni.ido his
home with Mr und Mi.-.. (Imirijc Me
Kinney, lie wan called In lie colors
April 28 and was trained at <'iimp
Jimmy tleigus 's Known t«\ iieurlyj
every housewife in MeKintie\ 1.\ ri a • j
son of Ids ha vim; worked for u lout?
t ine for the Hi lea MeKlnney grocery
ns deiivei \ man. I'niversal regret is,
« xpressed over the news of his death.
He was a hard-working young man j tlw county has subscribed its i|iiota
tin (I always went about his task With'and according to Mr. Moulden the
energy and enthusiasm, challenging!county has oversubscribed its iiuotu
the admiration of everyone. His op- of (J,269,600, from $50,000 to $75,-
portunities were limited, but he went 000.
nhead with determination to succeed! MeKlnney und many other districts
j • ijardless of handicaps. Jimmy of the county raised their apporiion-
o<jgas gave iiis life for his country.! meiil the tirst week of the campaign.
That Is the supreme sacrifice. It is —" — 1 1 • —
till that, a person can Rive, Jimmy t'll/illlil'iS M'MIMi.W OF Aldil'TN
< Wlgas guvn It gladly. unflinchingly.' DIIOR OF I'NKIHOKIA SATURDAY'
V.'i honor his memory!
• 'harlic McMillan, son of Mr. and
Fourth Tliberty lioan Asked For Hy Ooverntnent $6,000,000,000 00.
< "oilin County's Quota $2,269.600 00.
t'umpnign opened September 28.
Campaign closes October It.
Ilow You Can Hoy lloinls.
1. If you want to pay cash In full, give tho solicitor 10 per cent of tho
total, and pay the balance on or before October 24.
2. Pay 10 po;cent at tlie time of subscription and he balance as fol-
lows: 20 per "eni N'ox 2!, 20 per cent I >ec. 19, 20 per cent Jan. 16 and SO
per cent Jan. 30.
EVERY DISTRICT IN COLLIN
COUNTY OVER WITH QUOTA
OF FOURTH LIBERTY LOAN
County Chairman -Judge ii. 1.
Moulden of I lie Fourth Jjiherty Komi
campaign staled that W'ylie and
Blue Kldge had none over the top
with their quotas. Kverv district in
VIEWED AS SERIOUS;
H9STIKE IS STUBBORN
Paris, Oct. 10. Swooping steadily
ahead over tile lowlands ot Belgian
; Flanders, lite ltrlllsh, French and Bel-
KInu armies are rupitllx hearing awav
1 the extreme right flank ol tho Our.
man battle line. Twelve thousand
prisoners have boon captured In two
days, according: to official statements.
This would seem to indicate a victory
of groat Importance, even if the
ground gained was not of the utmoat
importance lu the development of
l!n< mlulitx allied offennive.
Allied forces have captured Mcntn
and Wcrvicii and are across the Lyi
river in the neighborhood of the lat-
ter town. There are unofficial report*
thai Thourout has been taken anil It
In just days the MeKlnney His- tH confirmed that the British are with-
in two miles of Coutral. Tills com-
trict ruIsod its $825,000 quota of the, (,lltflu.nUH lmm tho llorU,
th I liberty I joan and exceeded w„, probably be
iikic sl'itst riiiks $i i,.-,no to
FOURTH UIIF.HTY M>\N.
Judge B. f,. Moulden, county chair-
man for tlie Fourth Liberty lioan, an-
nounces that Pike has oversubscribe:!
Its quota of $10,000, having raised
$14,500. Pike is in Hie Blue Ridge dis-
trict, and has raised perhaps several
tines its fair proportion of bomb: of
the fourth issue. Many Pike boys are
tn the service and the honiefolk are
lending as I hey fight, which Is the
quickest way to overwhelm the Hun
desperado, -who is bent on destroying
< run a oofs ovi:n
Till'' TOP l Ot llTII I,OAN
Monday afternoon Celina went
liHtrlotlcally over the top with the
i-'o irth liberty Komi quota. Her
<liiota was $181,598.00. Celina was
n«t as quick to raise her quota as
Mime of her sister districts but nev-
ertheless she is as patriotic as any
tuttrn in the county. She has done
more than was asked of her. Hp to
live o'clock Monday afternoon the
.Celina district had raised a total of
<186,450 and was still uointf. Judge
Moulden announced that Celina was
the final stroke which put our coun-
ty n.i n whole over the top.
Hurrah for Celina.
THE LOCAL MARKET
What the Farmers Are Helng Paid foi
their Products—Corrected to Imu-.
An epidemic of Spanish influenza
■s rawiiiK in MclCinney and Collin
county and it is still spreading nc-
cordluK to l>r. Todd Ijurtfeut, coun-
ty health officer, who stated Mon-
day that there wore dcvclopinK
from ten to twenty cases per day
of this disease. I r. I .ardent stated
Mrs. Tom McMillan, of near Allen, n,.,i mere were several persons af-
dieil at the home of iiis parents Sat- riioted with this disease who were
unlay afternoon at 2 o'clock after a extremely sick. Fortunately, Dr.
brief Illness of pneumonia. Deceased iJUgent said, MeKlnney and Collin
was sick only a few days, first tnkinx,county has not suffered a ureat many
ill of Spanish Iniluenisa. lie was 30 deaths. Any person taking this ills-
years of alfc and was sinKle. Besides Mase, he said, should «o to bed and
Ills parents lie is survived by two sis- remain there and take kooiI cure
tei'H and one brother. Ills brother, of liimself—lie under the care of a
Henry, is at present In a training physician and they would get iiIoiib
camp in either OeorKia or Alabama. Jail right.
The McMillan family is among the
earliest pioneer settlers of Collin
The burial was made tit Allen Sun-
day afternoon. Funeral services were
conducted by the ,'tev. Mr, Craves,
pastor of the Christian church.
km i-: i.\i>v ( aiii.i:i> t«
IIKW.'Utl); spanish INFIilJKN/ia
Commissioner J 1 . Wilson of Blue
Bidge was here Monday. He announc-
ed t lie death of Mrs. Waller McTce,
aged 25 years, which occurred there
the latter part of last week, of Span-
Uh Influenm. Deceased leaves her
husband and two children, who are
now very low of this disease. The
family was at the home of Mr. Mc-
Tee's father, John McTee, when tak-
en ill. Burial was made In the I.
( . O. F. cemetery at Blue Bidge.
loo ( asks ok moid; of INFIit:-
ION/iA Alti: kkpokti J) llhJlR.
There are one hundred or more oas-
es of Spanish influensa in and around
MeKlnney, Mr. W. T. litirgeut. county
liealth officer, said today, lie also
said the disease was still spreading,
additional now easi-s having develop-
ed. i inly one death has occurred in
MeKlnney. That was last week. Sev-
eral patients are quite sick, but it is
thought there are no serious eases of
the disease here.
ANNA SOMHICIt KKI't>ltTI.I>
WorNPI'.I), llKGIllW UNKNOWN
KOK \M AllVISKS SON
\V< I Nlll:i> IN
Feedstuff and Ornln.
• lats per bushel 78c to 85c
Corn in shuck, per bu. (1.25 to 11.60
lirnn i>or cwt 12.15
«'.hops, per cwt $4.15
Wheat (covert)ment fixed prices)
per bu $2.00 to 92.06
Alfalfa hay per ton .. ..$30 to $35
Millet hay per ton $25
Johnson grass hay per ton $20 to $25
Prairie liny per ton .. .. $25 to $S0
Hermuda hay per ton $26
Prod nee and Provision*.
Hncnn, per pound 33c to 65c
Hotter per pound 40c to 50c
Oreamerjr butter 60c to 66i
Chick, trycrs, per pound 26c
Old roosters per lb 10c
Hens per lb 20c
Turkeys, por pound 20c
Kggs per doeon *6c
ljnrd per lb 21c to 32c
Irish potatoes, per pound .. ..41 -4c
Hogs per cwt IM to 111
Beef cattla per cwt 14 to |7
Sheep per cwt 94 to 111
Ootton per pound .. ,.SIc to SS.SOc
Cntlon seed per ton 9M
•Mtnn cake and meal (41 per
|/e nt) 91.16
floMnn enke and meal( 41 per
cent) per cwt 9I-T6
Hulls per loo ■ • 910 00
Move Mere Piwm Merit.
John Wilco* nnil family of Merit
have moved on his brother. O. 1. Wll-
«:ox'h farm, Just south of MeKlnney
Mrs. J. M. Odle received a telegram
John T. Nusko, reported Tuesday's
casualty list as being wounded In ac
tlon, degree undetertuined, had resid
ed in tho Anna community for the
pust few years. He was employed by
I. P. Dixon, on route 4, out of that
was called under the
bout one year ago.
the amount by several thousand dol-
lars This was a feat that gave our
people inu< ii anxiety and doubt about
the district's : 11 ■ 111 > lo raise so large
tim< iis was allotted. But Mr. Iliir-I
run and Iiis organisation heroically]
undertook the task and before the'
toWiti clock tolled i tie knell ot the
sixth da\ the quota of $825,0110.00 was
subscribed and even exceeded. Tills!
feat was accomplished mainly!
through Hie ii.li1111> of tho leader and!
ehairman, J. Perry Burrits, who was!
chosen for the Job because he is ac-
customed to doing big things in a
business bko way. When the task!
was assigned to Mr. Bnrrus lie Im-
mediately began to plan tho method
of ra.mpu.lgu Hull was to lie pursued
and the success of the undertaking Is
eloquent evidence of his ability to
grasp a big problem and successfully
handle it. Being of a modest tlispo
sltion, by nature Mr, Bttrrus does not
claim or covet praise for the part he
played in successfully floating the
MeKlnney district's share of this huge
war loan for our government, but our
people see in him not only the quali-
ties of successful leadership, but In-
domitable energy and an intense de-
sire to serve his native city and county
In whatever place may be necessary to
advance Its Interests or promote the
war enterprise of our government. J.
Perry Burros Is Justly known and
recognised as one of the Smith's most
I roinlnent millers and business men.
MeKlnney Is proud of his achlero-
meiit of leadership which largely en-
abled our district to quickly ralso Its
quota of funds for the govorniuaot's
their positions. They understand Ik*
critical situation which lias developed
there ami are pouriiur fresh troopn In-
to the si niggle In tho hope that the
A.tnerlcan onslaught may lio stayed
before ii reaches the Important mil-
road lines in the rear of the OeroMUl
front A victory for the Amerlcunsin
the Argotinc sm'tor would decide the
talc of Oermany on the western front
compel a general retreat by tho enemy
from most of the French ground
lie still holds.
French and Italian troops are mov.
Inn more slowly along the line from
the (Use to the Aisnc I linn they did
on Sunday when lhey wiped out the
greater part or the Uion-lji Fore
salient. From all accounts it would
appear that the Hermans are irradu.
ally emptying the pocket formed
w hen the allies broke the linos north
•cod out of that city In a very short 1""1 tth,n* th® A,Bno at
time The allies are now about eleven ',!,!* ' ,
miles from Bruges and twenty-five u 1 1,0 "'«-vef. have passed
miles from Ohent They have n.lvnnc| f<" uierly one ol the principal
ed In I lie neighborhood of seven miles , ., , .
Mince Monday ruing , Hoops it, this pari ol II,c front. Oen-
IVhltni; their wax tin a maze":'"' ,mi" Hum < i-..hMU<1 the
of barbed ,,„.l oxer 1 'V"'
led I of trenches the Americans i",""1'1 "IM'cnr lo render the position
, 'd tlie enemy further cast rather
I" rilotiH As the progress of the
French in this region continues tho
Hcrmuns In the I'liainpiiKUO sector to
I" sloxvlx Involved In another pocket
xxest of tlie Mouse river are sioxviy bill
surely cntlinK their xvax lliroiiKh Hie
Krienilitld line. They have carrieil
Hill IMiO. a. height which ilomluatos
much of the country xvesl. of Bo-
ulogne and have penetrated the sec-'
onil line of defense in the vicinity of
| I .andres I'll St. Oeorgos.
The battle in this area has boon of
a most savage nature and tho Her-
mans are making every effort to hold
ill various sceiors of tho
FAYIIIIUi WUJlllJt KHIttllTlill
MIKNINO; WlXINOKII SI.'VKItDIA
a< 'i ion, ^ town, when In
sol net I vo draft,
| W. B. Saunders, well known farm
that her son, John (idle, previously of Chnmbersville community,
ieported missing In action, had been was a business visitor in MeKlnney
wounded In action. I Monday afternoon.
Perry Bowser of Richardson
Acquires 160 Acres of the Jim
Turner Farm; Consideration $36,000
I*n !• hly what Is umiiilcd tlie
host and inii-t perfect farm In
(olliii county, ciMitainiiig III)
lU're.H, lias Ju-t Is I'll snlil by IVsn
W. Perkins and Frank (a. Itowcll
or tin* Mi'KlniM'y Itealty Coni-
isuiy for <1. T. Thomas, to IHirjr
IUiwm-i' near ItlchanlMin, Hal Ins
oiNinty, for the low price of filSA
l«v a«Tc or 9MJHHI. 'fills farm
Is part of tlie olioloc Jim Turner
farm, nlin> miles finest of MeKln-
ney, nil hetnir oiUa deep Mack
land without iui Iniprrfwilnn on
It (Hit of the ISO seres there Is
not one-tenth of an acre tlint Is
not perfect and In cidtlvathm.
Mr. Bowser hoys tlie land for an
invcsUneait, owning moiv than
one tlninsnnd aen<s tn Italian
comity, and he was not long In
■unking up hts mind to buy tills
iraitt when he walked over It.
It will he riniemhewnl that sev-
eral months ago tlie MnMlnney
Itealty ('ompany sold tills land'
tnul of land to Mh Ttiomits. Mr.
'nwiman for a short while, list-
ed for eaeluslvc sain, part of Urn
farm, ami tialay lie Is minus
l«n mws of (he liest laml In
JVias, mmI Mr. Itowser Is the hir-
liuiate possesMir. Mr, Thomas yet
ii-tains a very large acreage luxl
will move to Ills new pnssivislons
l iwii'ii now and January 1st.
Mr. Thomas ami Mr. Ilowser
were in MeKlnney Wednesday,
closing up tlie detail* of the deMi
as iniule for tliem liy tho Mc-
KiniH-y lleolty t'om|auiy. They
an> hotli lilgh class, substantial
farmers—just tlu. kind that
makes tin' wheels go round and
keep tlu- boys supplied with fnod
over there. It. Is ecrtainly * plea-
sure tu do business with
1 Hiring tlie past tliree
Un MeKlnney Itealty tktmpany
lias handled mum than one hun-
iIismI thousand dollars worth of
land for Mr. Thomas, and we dc-
sliv t« say that If all men were as
flair, square ami honorable lu
tlielr dealings, the iwal estate
v em lor woohl liave more slam In
his enmn than some of tlietn
haw. Ask Mr. Ihomns, nnhws
y«m want to ready get rid of
ymtr laml. whither or not tn list
It wttli tin* MeKlnney Itealty
Oompany; we will he willing tn
aMdr by what he tells you.
Sergeant Ilock Pool of Fayburg,
this county, who several days ago was
reported to bo missing In action. In
one of the big battles bntwoon tho
Americans and Huns in Franco, lias
been accounted for and was wounded
according to the casualty list as pub-
lished Monday. When Iiis name ap-
peared a smlssliig In action It was
feared by those in this county who
knew him that he had noon taken a
prisoner by the Huns. Sergeant I'ocl
lived for several years In the Fayliurg
community, and has hism In France
lor several months. Sergeant I'eel was
reported as wounded severely.
FOl/lilV COUNTY IM>Y WOUND-
ml>; was KKI'olttiji MISSING.
FOSTER'S HITHER HULLETIR
Copyrighted ltU by W. T.
Washington, U. t'., Oi't. 17, 1918
MI1NIN I AliliS to Alilill'!S;
t!t .MINI*:s AN II \\ AltNl .roN
«M'OUI>li:i> Itv MHUOIANS
U'Wh tlie Allied Armies iii Belgium,
Oct. (A .Vleuin has fallen. Allied
troops are a mile east of Itoulers anil
advanced patrols are, according to
latest reports, within a mile of Cour-
ti'ii 1. The Lys river seems to huvo
been crossed between Cominea, which
has beon captured, and Wariieton.
Beporls Indicati1 that another croas-
1 .as! bulletin gave forecasts of distur- '".K tlie l<ys lias been effected ut
Tho casualty list published Monday
contalniHl the name of James O, Han-
sard, Van Alstyno listed as woundod.
Voting Hansard was previously re-
ported missing In action and It was
fen nil that he had been taken pris-
oner by the Huns. Hansard lived In
t'ollin county on a route out of Van
Alstyno and Is a son of Mr. and Mrs.
I'ope Hansard of North Collin.
I'ltOSPRK ItVISliS 4TII lillt-
MMTY liOAN QUOTA OF
The Prosper district went ovor the
top with its quota of tho Fourth Lib-
erty Ixuin canipalgn Saturday night.
Tho quota of this district wns $B0,0«S.
Judge Moulden made this known to-
I'ltlNOO FARM Kit l>li:i> TUKft.
l AY OF SPANISH INFMTKNZA.
Jim Bennett, aged about St yours, a
farmer living near Frisco died at tho
family home Tuesday evening at •
o'clock of Spanish Influensa. He had
resided In that section of the county
for several years. Ho Is survived by a
wife and three children.
The Interment was made at Frlaco
McKfNNI'Y MAN'S HttOTHHR
KUJiFIt FH.HTING HUNS.
A tnlegrain received hero by C. if.
Furr, Mast Mc.Klnney grnceryman,
stated that his brother, Ralph Purr,
hod been killed In action In France.
Heceaaed was n son of John Furr of
Kirkland, Texan. The family former-
ly resided in MeKlnney. moving to
Kirkland about six or seven years «|Q.
Mrs. Margaret Ferguson Mathews
and daughter. Miss Clarlnds
Mathews, of Baltimore, Md„ are
houM guests of Dr. and Mra. Tay-
bailees to cross continent Oct. !!l to 25
and 2(1 to SO, warm waves 20 to 24
and 2"> to 2 , cool waves 2!l to 27 anil
28 to Nov. I. This will cover a period
of severe, storms. Temperatures are
not expected to go so low as tu tho
previous storm period. Bains will lie
normal in itiuoonl and near the same
localities as for the pa.st thirty days.
Storms are expected to lie most sevore
near Oct, 24. I expect Winter grain
to bo at its best at end or November.
Iirouth conditions in largo sections
will continue at. least thirty days.
November temperatures and preci-
pitation will be about normal; highest
temperatures near 10 and 27, lowest
near 7 and 21; most severe slorius and
most precipitation during week cen-
tering on 21; must precipitation on
northeast half of continent east of
Next warm wave will roach Van-
couver about Nov. 1 and temperatures
will rise on all the Pacific slope. It
will cross crest of Bockles by close of
Nov. 2, plains sections 3, meridian 90,
great lakes and Ohio-Tennessee valley
4, eastern sections 5, reaching vicinity
of Newfoundland near Nov. li. Storm
wave will follow about one day be-
hind warm wave, cool wave about one
day behind storm wave.
This period will average colder than
usual; not much precipitation: storm
intensities a little greater than usual.
One of tlie IiIkIi temperature di^tes
follows this storm period and dry
weather xv 111 become more extensive
Mnrly in the year I predicted an end
of the World War before tho 1918
crops are gathered. Mv reasoning wns
bused on cause and effect as I saw
thoin. Benders will soon determine
whether 1 reasoned well.
A general reconstruction will fol-
low the great war. May we hope that
economic clauses will not be arrayed
against ouch other's Interest as was
the case following the civil war. There
Is enough prosperity in this country to
go around and I hope to see each n-
tcrest get Its own. No real statesman
will sanction another long war be-
tween economic Interests, but such
dangers are to be dealt with following
great wars. 1 hope that the. policies
will not again be favorable to ex
ploitatton anil that agriculture xvll
reap Its own.
♦ t. My hypothesis Is that agricul
turo would be greatly benefitted if of-
ficial science would recognise tliut no
plant food can puss through the skins
of vegetable roots, that the principal
purpose of rain. In the growth of veg
station, is to wet tlie soil In order that
the electric forces can pasa Into the
earth through the vegetable roots un-
der the same conditions that they pass
Into the Barth from the lightning roil.
The latter will not operate if the soil
la dry where the rod enters, because
dry soil does not conduct electricity.
For this reason the soil should be
broken deeply in dry senson In order
that tho roots of vegetation can go
down to wet soil. Grape vines have
been known to send their roots two
miles in order to get dnmp earth.
These facts should be used to benefit
airrlculture, but official science block-
ades the path of progress in this, as II
does In reference to planetary meteor-
ology. Hut official science, like mili-
tary government, seldom makes pro-
Worvlcq, although this bus not been
confirmed at this hour.
South of the gone where the mud-
spattered allied troops lighting their
way forward through the ruin and
the mist and over sticky ground tlio
enemy lias begun u xvlthilrawill. His
troops are being moved buckwarrt
from I'niiin • V«' 11 ii I ii and Berclau and
from the llollcghcm front. Ilers
British patrols have reached out-
skirts of tlie tow ii of Neurehin.
ISverywbere the Hermans are
lighting rear guard actions with
large numbers of men involved in
tho Struggle. The buttle Is helng
fought In a continuous ruin, which
makes the lluhtlng Increasingly dif-
ficult. Troops storming ahead lose
their footing in (lie oose, some sink-
ing in us fur us their knees. The
wounded returning from the front
are plastered with mud.
Ctteriie bus been stormed and taken
and the Belgians huvo captured Be-
vern station. They are east and
north of the Bevern canal and are
Today's kuIiis have further turned
tlie Herman lines both north and
South of the area under attack and
the enemy retirement reported from
the southward Is the result. Further
witlnlrnxviils on a broad scale may be
expected unless the weather contin-
ues so bad as to prevent further ad-
vance. The enemy is showing signs
of great nervousness and more llres
and explosions are reported.
Klsewhero along the front other
British forces ure gaining ground
but their progress has been merely
lo straighten the lines anil to carry
out consolidating operations In ad-
vii ntageous positions.
lOnemy defenses of great strength
were encountered during the day by
the British. There were wire en-
tanglements of great depth und In-
numerable pill boxes which had to
There xvas an impressive scene at
Bottlers when the place was taken.
A French major gathered the res-
cued civilians and Oermun prisoners
around a battered piano In the square
and as the shells screamed overhead,
he played the "Marseillaise."
"Did you ever hear that before?"
he asked I he people of the city.
The civilians cheered themselves
Pouters was In kooiI condition aft-
er the Oermun retirement. Kast of
the city the Ingelmuiister road has
been crossed. It appears that the
enemy withdrawal south of the area
under attack will involve tha whole
Definite information has been re-
ceived that the Germans removed
Spanish ami American rations worth
45,000 francs before abandoning
Houlcrs. The civilians there reased
rejoicing over their liberation long
enough to show the French troops
where there were some enemy mines
which were designed to destroy a
large part of the town. They also re-
vealed the hiding places of some
Tonight's reports indicate that the
French cavalry has managed to get
through the German llaea. It Is mid
they have reached Llchtervelde and
now are probably beyond that point.
Vester Oox come up from Oaanp
Howie and spent Saturday and Sua*
day with relatlrea and friends.
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Perkins, Tom W. & Wilson, Walter B. The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 17, 1918, newspaper, October 17, 1918; McKinney, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth299958/m1/1/: accessed June 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.