The Plano Star-Courier (Plano, Tex.), Vol. 42, No. 11, Ed. 1 Friday, April 22, 1921 Page: 1 of 8
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THE PLANO STAR-COURIER
VOL: XLI1. NO. II
PLANO, COLLIN COUNTY, TEXAS, FRIDAY, APRIL 22 1921.
TATHAT is the best,asset of a live,
* “ wide'awake city?
T A THAT stands tor a progressive
vy < ~
HAT is the
card for any city?
WHAT is the greatest drawing
V V ( - -
TATHAT promotes happiness,
* ’ peace and prosperity?
The answer is:
A CLEAN TOWN, A SANITARY TOWN
I respectfully call your attention to the above
and state that I believe and practice and do my
utmost to promote a Sanitary City of Plano.
Will you assist me ?
T. E. PHILPOTT
Licensed Plumber and Tinner.
mibscriptiou $1.50 Per Year.
J. T. ELLIOTT LUMBER CO.
All kinds of Building Material and Coal. Highest
grades at lowest prices.
Call on us before you buy.
| F. Schimelpfenig, Mgr.
TIow it looks
“ Oh. lie’s
WHAT A COMFORT
to know that, your bread box contains
THE BEST OF BAKERS* BREAD
What a satisfaction) also to those who
nine at your table. r ( M
Fill your Dread Box
WITH OUR GOOD BREAD
THE PLANO BAKERY
J. J. VAVRA, Proprietor.
Pike Road Work
* minty road authorities in conjunc-
111,11 W1,h 1<K'al citizens have the past
week been going over the west end of
i elites proposed for ihe now east and
*<*st pike through Plano, a part of the
system for which $450,000 road bonds
°t the l'lano road district have been
issued and sold. Two routes from
Plano west are under consideration.
One is known as the north road and
the other the soutii road.
•J. W. Shepard, of £his city, and 11.
W. Coil, F. W. Jackson and George
McLendon, of Renner, have been tak-
ing an interest also iuHocating the
route and securing the right of way.
Mr. Shepard informs me Star-Courier
that rigid of wa,y foi the entire dis
tanee ol road, from Plano to the Dal-
las and Preston road, one mile east
of the Denton county line, has been
secured over the north route ami that
the south route lacks the right of way
over the land of only two owners. !
He says that surveys of both routes
are being made and will be submit Led
lo the county commissioners court, I
when an early choice of routes, letting 1
of contracts and construction is ex j
peeled to begin.
Surveys, locations, contracts and
construction on Hie same pike east is !
also expected soon. That part of it j
within the Plano road district extends
from this city easj to Rowletit creek, f
a distance of four miles. There it
reaches Hie Murphy district where a
lax lias been also voted for its exten-
sion, but the Star-Courier understands
that the - bonds have not yel been
Material for road work is being de-
livered all along the north and south
pike of the Plano road district, on
which work is now in progress. One
hundred and twenty-six cars of gravel
have been unloaded at Plano alone,
and four cars of rock. The people of
the district can now depend confi-
dently upon the early completion of
all gaps in the north and south Exali
highway that will furnish uninterrupt-
ed pike roads from Plano south to
Dallas and north to McKinney and
That are made right and
The guaranteed ice cream.
Let us serve you.
F.D DINWIDDIE, Prop.
Ice Cream That’s Ideal
There’s truth in the saying—“The
proof of the pudding is in the
eating/’ So, we invite you to try
our delicious icecream. We serve
M-B Ice Cream of pure Jersey
cream, granulated sugar and pure
You'll like our Ice Cream straight
—or served in Ice Cream Sodas,
Let the children eat a dish of Ice
Dies at Wichita Falls
S. M. Harrington and E. O. Harring-
ton returned Wednesday night from
west Texas, where they were called
by Hie death of their brother, Alfred
S. Harrington, at Wichita Falls, late
on Wednesday night of last week.
'I’he deceased died late Wednesday
following an attack of paralysis of the
brain early on the morning of his
death. He never recovered conscious-
ness after the attack.
• he burial was at Stamford. Texas,
Friday afternoon. S. M. Harrington
and E. O. Harrington visited a broth
er at Throckmorton, Texas, before re-
Alfred S. Harrington was a native
of Collin county, seventy-one years of
age. He had lived nearly all of his
life; til Plano. At Ihe time or his
death, however, he was making his
home with an only son, L. ,E. Harring-
ton, at Wichita Falls. He leaves one
daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Gibson, who
lives neat Tulsa, Oklahoma. He leaves
also five brothers and onp sister.
They are: \
S. M. and FO. O. Harrington, of
Plano; W. L. Harrington, of Plain-
view. M. II. Harrington, of Throck-
morton; J. L. Harrington, of Hale
Center; and Mrs. Ida ffchimelpfenig,
'Ihe Star-Courier offers its sympathy
to the bereaved relatives.
You are gravely in error
if you believe you are free
Your automobile may bum
up. Some careless driver
#iay sideswipe your car. The
gasoline tank may blow up.
Any of these accidents may
fcause the full loss of your
You paid well for it and
it costs you high to keep
running. For a few dollars
more you can get prediction
against any losses by fire,
collision, explosion and
theft that fully indemnifies
you for your investment.
Let us write you a policy
today before it is too late.
S. Pi. HARRINGTON, Pharmacist
Elects New Officers
! , —
! Ihe Epworth League Sf file Metho-
, dist church held a business meeting
j Monday, April 11, and elected new of-
I ficers as follows:
Jack Bacmu-d, president; Miss Mil-
died Bland, vice president;‘Mis , Ruth
j Mayes, first department superinten-
I dent: Miss Geneva Wilcox, second
; department superintendent; Miss Etta
j Quisenberry, third department sup-
, erintondent; Mrs. Earl WeUel, fourth
I department superintendent; Mrs. Earl
Wetsel, corresponding secretary; Miss
Jewel Mayes, secretary and treasur-
er; lorn Hughston, .Epworth Era
J agent; Miss Frieda Howry, pianist;
Raymond Perry, press reporter
Still scllir g lumber at the fame
, small profit that we always did.
j Therefore it is to your interest to
j I buy from us,
J. T. Elliott Lumber Co.
Mrs. C. C. Aldridge is attending the
annual meeting of the Second District
of the Texas Federated Clubs in ses-
sion at Bonham, Texas. Mrs. A1
bridge ” on! ur a delegate from ihe
Thursdav Study Club, of this efty.
|M ini1 a successful
JL mini and you’ll
find a man who
rives 100 per cent
* '-n ice for what he
g 0 t s . Clot lie,raft
Serge Specials give
full measure of ser-
vice tliis accounts
tin I heir great sue-
Blue Gray and Brown
$20.00, $22 50, $28.50
‘Jones, He Pays
i 1 . 1,1 b‘-.. jpmeuf’s too great.
■nid-lt r tP he figures sprung, |
j 'it i Joins, tii<> i o|er, pays the freight, |
11,1 1,(1 mat he is1 being stung I
j iwon.mn is thought a bore,
i not by government desired;
| i.imt nine men to do a chore 1
i hat one could do and not f,„.| tired.
I ni1"'Jo'emmem can’t buy „ mule
W about ten yards of scarlet tape-
, inspectors round the critter fool,
And write reports upon its shape
Ami vets report upon its looks,
I Heserlibe the places Where a swe.lt
I Amt foil) clerks in fort) books
Wi tie ilown the findings of tin- vets.
j The mule would bring but lit11,- m,m>
it offered at a fanner's sale;
Hut when our Unde Sain gets through
It coats him hull a ton of rale
,And everything our Unde does,
■ ■ lone the most expensive was ;
limido.vrs in tils buildings lm/.z
lake flies upon a summer dn>
\ oi statesmen w indil) mat",
■ 'lid graftvrs crowd (lie public trough
\mi Jones hr sadly pays He- Dei.-la,
And wonders where he will g.-t .at
J \\ Shepard had the misfortune *».
lose a tine jack, worth several hun
•Ired dollars, one day this week He
could not find the cause of the
DALLAS NEWS AND EVENING
Dirk Htitrhston <l»llv<-r» the Tmtl
Morning New* mid the Dalle. Journal
Plano and ti e the !■» ni ugetiey <;i
him com KUbsoriptlon
'I lie Star-Courier $1.-50 per year.
d-i. you are Jones, and I an Jones
id we base bunions on o ir harks,
J .nil we have tired and aching bones,
I rom toiling neatli a beastly lax.
dr- country for retrenchment groans,
Some pressing evil to abate,
Alas my- Ifiends, we all are Jones,,
And Jones, you know, he pays the
freight. Wall Mason.
New City Officers
At a meeting of the city council held .
I uesday night the officers chosen at
the election held Tuesday, April 2,
were installed. They were:
M. Forman, Claud Mayes, E.
Jim Vance, chy marshal.
Mayot Bradshaw also appointed
standing committees, health officer,
lire marshal, mayor pro tern, city
equalization bourn ns rollows:
Waterworks commitle A P. Hugh
don, chairman; C. ('. Aldridge, M
street and bridge committee M.
Forman, chairman; C. Aldridge,
Sanitary committee Claud Mayes,
chairman. K. C. Allen, ('. C. Aldridge
Finance committee .10. <’ Alien,
chairman; A. P.Hughslon, M. Forman
Mayor pro tem A P HugJiyton
City treasure*] (lee Hudson.
Hi alth dWicer in W D Ellis
Fite marshal W. W Wilson.
Au(thing committee J. W. Shepard
Jr., Grover Wetsel.
Equalization Board R W. ,Sampler-,
Charles E. Hood, It. A. Davis.
The appointments were all approved
by the council.
No ollft-r business w-as transacted at
To Storm Victims
< ontribution.s to the Melissa storm
sufferers.had reached.generous proper
Horn ;n Plano w/lien reported to the
StarCourier Wednesday. The total
amount of cash subscribed was report
ed as $854.75.
Of I his ’amount, the sum of $(it).5o
was subscribed by the darkies at
In addition to the above amount ol
the cash the ladies of the city have
forwarded bi dding and linemy to Me
llssa for the benefit of the sufferers
tm the value of $500.
Sid Gant, living south of the city n
lew miles, says that in Jiis neighbor-
hood black birds are proving a great
pest by pulling up the young corn.
What with frosts, summer blizzards,
grei-nbugs, ruinous prices for products
and high cost of tools and implements,
it would seem that the farmers have
enough to contend with leaving alone
blackbirds. Altogether, his plagues
are enough to make a farmer feel like
hi "melancholy days have conn-, the
saddest of i tie year.”
Tin- Plano School Board met Mon
day night and reorganized, installing
tin newly elect trustees. G E. Carpen-
ter president; and John Salmon, sec
retary, were re-elected to their former
positions, and W. 0. Armstrong was
elected vice-president Ah members of
the Board John Salmon, T. A Hugh-
■iton and W C. Armstron were install-
ed succeeding themselves, and W. P.
Aldridge wus installed as a new rncrii
Our lumber is 'ust as good as
Jo le -t and better than the rest.
t*r \ vn LLTNfBFP. CO.
Henry Erickson, of Muskogee, I
Okla , wa.' ilie gueHt of his mother !
ie i e .tioitiwij u,iij i ue.sii«iy.
Better insuie your property a vain-it
lo- from tornado
JOE BRADSHAW, Insurance I
I bal sort of /cat in eating that comes from that
PIQUANT, BETTER TASTE TO YOIJR FOOD maybe
yours if you trade with us.
Jaded appetites do not last long under our care; they
become normal, eager again.
WF SPECIALIZE IN THE BEST
EATABLES THE WORLD
MgSftfl Tiff?* %
tF IT tFSOMgTN'N* COOO TO MAT, WK HAV$ t l
Photographs That Please
One Oil Colored Photograph free.
No trouble to show you.
KODAKERS, WE WANT YOUR FILMS
CHICKENS, EC3, Cm, DOCKS AND
I want your poultry. I want to .-!»> at Plano, hut can’t slay urt-
m*h8 you brims? uir* your junthieo
I pay highest pric. r --h in • mjr hand: I will appreciate your
business and give you :< quan d- .1 on every transaction.
I am pacing th< tnlbi i -t •
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FAIN POULTRY COMPANY
W. A. FAIN, Manager
What Everybody Says
Must Be So.
Mr. A.—“You have the best sills I ever bought.”
Mr. B.—“You hav» the b t flooring in Plano.”
Mr. C.—“That No. I bosun; I got of you is the best I
have ever used.”
Mr. D. —“Your shiugi an the best I have ever bought
aod have bought many thou mil ’’
A., B., C. and D. buy f« in us because they know quality
of material If you an not i .tying here you are invited to
ask those who buy h re, o to gi-.e ti a trial. “The proof
of the pudding it tastein-; it.”
T hirty-seven Plano people are stockholders in this com-
pany. Keep Plano money in Plano.
PLANO LUMBER CO.
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The Plano Star-Courier (Plano, Tex.), Vol. 42, No. 11, Ed. 1 Friday, April 22, 1921, newspaper, April 22, 1921; Plano, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth570349/m1/1/: accessed November 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.