Sherman Daily Democrat (Sherman, Tex.), Vol. THIRTY-SIXTH YEAR, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 20, 1916 Page: 4 of 8
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S8EHUH DAILY DEMOCRAT.
Wednesday, Dec. 20, 1916)
Gift Suggestions for Christinas
HANDKERCHIEFS—By expres* in fancy boxes for men,
ladies and children; a box $1.50, $1.00, 75c, 35c, 25c,
SILK HOSE—Plain and fancy in fancy boxes for gifts; a
box. $1.50, $1.25, $1.00 and..................50c
HAND BAGS-Purses and Beaded Velvet Bags. $5.00, $4.00,
$3.50 and on down to........................50c
NECKWEAR—Hair ornaments, gloves, Ribbons, Ladies’
Waists, Kimonos, Silk and Wool Sweaters—Cap and Scarf
Sets at Holiday Pricer.
COAT SUITS—a practical gift for /i price—Silk and Wool
Dresses all reduced. Coats and Furs at Holiday Prices.
Motor Licet es.
At First Baptist Church.
2959—W. D. Morton
M26U0O|\v. V. Collins
Laboou of Kouthmayd.
Horton of Whltewrlght,
Wilson Cumber Co., of
Old Time Mill wl’l run every Satur-
day. Bring your corn and get good
TOU ARE INVITED.
You are invited to drive out to the
Ferguson Seed Farms three miles
southwest of Sherman ( Just north of
Mr. John Duke’s farm' and Inspect a
field of cotton that has not yet been
We are leaving this field of cotton un-
picked to make a demonstration of how
successful we have been in developing
extra storm-proof quality Into our
new strains of cotton. So far ar we
know, there Is no cotton breeding work
going on anywhere in the country that
has achieved such results.
This Is about Christmas. No cotton
picked and there are but a few locks
on the ground, most of which have been
knocked out by visitors, stock and dogs.
Scarcely any by the wind or rain. The
locks are not even stringed out by the
We want Grayson County people to
•ce this, and to take note that cotton
that stays in the boll as well as this
will give a better grade, and therefore,
bring |2250 to $10.00 more per bale than
ordinary cotton. If wind and rains and
scarcity of labor should keep a farmer
out of his fields.
Drive in at the three mile post. This
field of cotton can be seen without
getting out of your auto. Mr. John
Plangmun will arrange to go with you
if given reasonable notice in advance.
Phone 204 if you want an escort, or call
for the foreman, Mr. Varner, at the
Go and see and let the world know
that you know what Is being done at
8herman to improve the South's great-
est money crop.
Very truly yours,
FERGUSON SEED FARMS,
. A. M. Ferguson, Pres
Following Is the program for the
community singing at the First Bap-
tist church at 7 210 this evening:
Christmas noug, Silent Night, Joy to
First Grades, Sauta Claus, Poetman,
Second Grades—Christmas Carol,
Chrysanthemum, The Beautiful Doll.
Third Grades Christmas Tree, Wee
Willie Wlnklle. The Elves and the
Shoemaker, Strange Laud.
Fourth Grade—Sand Man, Joy Bells
Fourth and Fifth Grades—From the
Starry Heavens High, Gather Around
the Christmas Tree.
Fifth Grades—Morning Prayer,
Lovely Evening, Cooper Song.
Sixth Grades, The Month of Decem-
ber. Cold the Blast May Blow. Sing
Marching Song, Shepherds on the
God Be With You.
YOU SHOULD 1 EEL 100% TODAY.
You cannot meet the day’s work
cheerfully feeling bilious. Dull head-
ache, coated tongue, bad breath are
slgnR that Indicate your liver Is over-
worked or loafing. In either case you
need Po-Do-Lar, Nature’s liver regu-
lator, derived from the May-apple. By
stimulating the flow of bile, Po-Do-
Lax makes work easier for your liver
and by Us mildly laxative quality re-
moves the impurities that clog the In-
testines. At aU druggists, 50c. diw
Davo Ervin and Miss Mary Wilson.
J. B. Allison and Miss Oca Scott
E. O. Britton and Miss Annie
Royee Cannon and Miss Virginia
E. P. Bruce aud Miss Lela May
SH ACRES and 4 room house, flue
orchard, garden, etc. Plenty room for
chickens, cow and hogs. 3 blocks of car
line and Crockett school. Will rent by
the year to right party. See Vestal
Music Co. d!8-lw
PUNS ABE OUTLINED
FOB 1917 CAMPAIGN
AGRICULTURAL COMMITTEE OF
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN
About two weeks ago Deputy Sheriff
l). Burris' of Denison went to Fort
worth and took In custody A. D.
Shoot, bringing him to Sherman aud
placing him lu the Grayson county
jail on a charge of arson arid burglary,
alleged td have t>een committed In
Denison recently when a box car was
robbed and then burned.
Yesterday afternoon Shoot's wife.
Mrs. Marguerite Shoot, arrived In
Sherman, and, going to the jail, was
permitted to see her husband.
After having a talk with him she
came up town, and later returned to
the jail. Shortly after she returned
to the Jail, where she saw her husband . ____I
for the second time, three hack saws | denioustralion agent, and also to eiu-
were taken from her husband by Jailer , ploy a woman agent, a recoinineuda-
8am McAfee, and Mrs. Shoot was, (lyy that the legislature create In
then arrested and placed In jail on a j Texas two, Him* or four junior agri-
complaint filed against her charging cultural aud mechanical colleges,
The agricultural committee of the
Sherman Chamber of Commerce met
Tuesday moruing, and outlined plan
of cami«lgii for 1917 along broad
lines. Including request to tbe Texas
legislature for a special act to enable
Grayson i*ouuty to employ a farm
EAT LESS MEAT
Taka a gl&st of Salt* to flub Kidney*
If Bladder bothers you—Drink
iota of water.
Eating meat regularly eventually pro-
duces kidney trouble in
Just Received a Large ,
her with passing the
Robert McAfee, a son of Jailer Mc-
Afee, who saw Mrs. Shoot at tbe jail
followed her after she left on her first
visit there and saw her enter a local
hardware store, where she purchased
the saws. He apprised his father of
this and he was on the lookout when
she returned to see her husband the
Mrs. Shoot this afternoon had a pre-
liminary hearing before Justice of the
Peace Henry Wilson, who set her bond
these to be located lu different sec-
tions ot the st-.ti:, with the >|-eciul
recommendation that one be estab-
| llshed lu Nojrth Texas; the work
among the eorn club boys will be
ptiHjied, and an effort made to in-
«Tea so last year's 300 to 1000 for this
year; cotton clubs will Is* organized
among the hoys; attention will lie giv-
I en to bog cluSk. irtid es|ieclully will
I stress lie given to the terracing of the
Special Venire Drawn.
A special venire has been drawn
htU-shle farms located iu tbe coun
The meeting was presided over
Marlon Shaw, chairman of Ha* corn-j
inlttee. Among those present were:
Edgnr Pevetoe, H. O. llurrlngtou, J. |
N. Touchstone, J. A. Hardaway, J. H.
the case of the State vs. Jesse I’rultt.1 Berty, and .1. E. Surratt. Kcprcsenta-
chnrged by indictment with criminal j tlve Be B. Reeves, and County Com-
assault. Ophelia Wlllla Is the com- mtssioner J. W. Blnsslngame were
some form or
other, says a well-known authority, be-
cause the uric acid in meat excites the
kidneys, they become overworked; get
sluggish; clog up and cause'all sorts of
distress, particularly backache and mis-
ery in the kidney region; rheumatic twin-
ges, severe headaches, acid stomach, con-
stipation, torpid liver, sleeplessness,
bladder and urinary irritation.
The moment your bock hurts or kid-
neys aren’t acting right, or if bladder
bothers you, get about four ounces of
Jad Salts from any good pharmacy;
take a tablespoonful in a glass of water
before breakfast for a few days and your
kidneys will then act fine. This famous
salts is made from the acid of grapes
and lemon juice, combined with lithia,
and has been used for generations to
flush clogged kidneys and stimulate them
to normal activity; also to neutralize the
acids in tbe urine so it no longer irri-
tates, thus ending bladder disorders.
• Jad Salts cannot injure anyone;
makes a delightful effervescent lithia-
watcr drink which millions of men and
women take now and then to keep the
kidneys and urinary organs clean, thus
avoiding serious kidney disease.
Large and small in size and prices, ranging from
75c and op to $3.75.
A large assortment of House Slippers in Felt and Vici
75c and op to $1.50.
Do not forget that we have one of the largest stocks of
in Sherman, and our prices mean a great saving on each pair.
We still place on sale for a few days longer our complete line
of Blankets and Comforts.
These are wonderful values and are being placed on sale at
prices that will move them.
$1.15 Pair and up to $5.65
plaining witness named In the indict-
ment. Tbe case has been aet for Jan.
17, 1017, In the Fifty-ninth District
Fifty-ninth District Court
Following is the setting of the
Criminal Docket in the 59th Judicial
District of Texas, Grayson county, De-
cember term, 1916:
MONDAY, JAN. 1ST. 1017.’
13789 State vs. Sam Stevens.
13764 State vs. Neal Marks.
13765 State vs. Neal Marks.
13766 State vs. Neal Marks.
13767 State vs. Neal Marks.
13724 State vs. Lester Briscoe.
13728 State vs. I-ester Briscoe.
13727 State vs. Lester Briscoe.
13728 State vs. Lester Briscoe.
13673 State vs. Melvin Howard.
13722 State vs. Joe Biggum.
13777 State vs. S. S. Ray.
13795 State vs. Lee Williams.
13972 State vs. Harrison Tyler.
13790 State vs. Harrison Tyler.
13791 State vs. Harrison Tyler.
13761 State vs. James Jones.
JANUARY 17TH. 1917.
13770 State vs. Jesse Pruitt
(Special venire of 36 men
dered drawn returnable
ary 13th, 1917.)
Real Estate Transfers.
Geo. F. Beavers et al to W.
Whltflll, 111 acres, J.^A. Ham
Sam Shone et ux to B. H. Walker
et ux, 2 acres, L. C. Alexander sur-
W. D. Moore to C. T. Dollar, lots
1 to 6 Inclusive, block 12, W. T.
Sears addition to Whltewrlght $350.
C. T. Dollar to T. F. Coffman, same
J. O. Boyd to Audrey Boyd, lots
First~ Perfect Cleanliness.
ANYTHING IN THE CLEANING LINE,
v Telephone us your Christmas calls.
to 10 Inclusive, block 8 College
Park addition to Denison; lots 16 aud
18. block 8. Whltewrlght $650.
E. Z. Gordon eti ux to W. J. Gordon,
lots 70x160 feet and 50x150 feet. Sam
Blagg survey, $250 et al considera-
0. P. DeShields to Mrs. Sarah CL
DeShields, lot 130x150 feet. J. B.
MrAnalr survey. $500.
F. B. Spangler et al to Mrs. A. M.
DeShields, lot 130x150 feet same sur-
E. F. Sutherland et ux to M. G.
Flvnn, 91.5 acres, A. Haniug survey
C. P. Beauchamp et ux to A. R.
McElreath, 50 acres, J. M. Benjamin
et al surveys. $4000.
W. J. Gordon to E. 55. Gordon. 39.5
acres. Jas. Pearson survey. $260 et
Bond Set at $500.
Thomas,Dyer, a young white man.
Smith's Dye Works Co.
Both Phones 208.
who has been in-Jail on a charge of
theft from the person, had a prelimin-
ary hearing before Justice of the Peace
Heury Wilson this afternoon. His bond
was set at $500.
Verdict of Not Guilty.
In the case of the State vs. Lewis
Davis, a negro charged by Indictment
with burglary, a verdict of not guilty
was given by a jury in the Flfty-nlntli
district court today. He lives in Deni
son, and Farley and Charley Reason-
over of that city defended him.
Be sure and see our large stock
Framed Pictures. Reynolds-Parker Co.
PHONE 23 AND COUNT THE
WARMTH WITHOUT WEIGHT is the correct “motto" for
Maish Comforts—ask those who are using them—your an-
swer will be the same, and the patterns are *o pretty. We
show quite a line at only
60c to $6.60 Per Box.
Watch Our Xmas Candy.
The Careful Draggltt.
present by iuvltation.
H. O. Harrington i>olnted out that
the most important problem now lie-
fore the committee was that of secur-
ing for Grayson county a couipetfcut
Through the splendid work that has
been done by Mrs. Vaden, the work of
the agricultural agent will he much
easier than in the ]mst according to
the opinion of Marion Shaw, chair-
man of the committee.
J. W. Blassingame, county commis-
sioner, stated that he was decidedly
In favor of providing county funds
for the employment of a county
demonstration agent, on tin* oue con-
dition that a competent agent could
be found. Mr. Blassingame also
lxdnted out tliat the Texas statutes
allowed only for the appropriation
sufficient to employ one agent. How-
ever, Ice B. Reeves. Grayson county
representative to the Texas legislature
stated that, there would lie no trouble
iu obtaining a special aet of the legis-
lature to permit the county commis-
sioners to employ a woman canning
dub agent and also a demonstration
agent. Mr. Reeves stated ,that this
was a move in the right direction, he
was heartily In favor of anything
that would help the agricultural inter-
ests of the county, and that the work
lieing done by Mrs. Vaden was of very-
Ou motion to H. O. Harrington,
the legislature was requested to grant
special act of legislation that will
permit the commissioners court to em-
ploy a woman canning club agent and
farm demonstration agent for
J. N. Touchstone stated that he is
member of the Chandler of Com-
merce on account of the fact that the
Chamber of Commerce is doing things
for the upbnlldlug of Grayson county;
Mr. Touchstone said:
“Let us act through the Cliamlier
of Commerce, then get a demonstra-
tion agent who knows something and
can do something."
On motion by Mr. Touchstone,
resolution will be prepared and sub-
mitted to the legislature requesting
that four junior agricultural aud
mechanical colleges be established
in Texas, and that one of these be
located in North Texas. In discus-
sing this, Mr. Touchstone said:
The present agricultural and me-
chanical college Is located away from
the center of the state; the type of
soil there Is different from the ma-
jority of our best farm land In Texas,
and we need an agricultural and
mechanical college located In North
Texas, for In this section we have the
greatest agricultural section of the
state—that most susceptible to Improve
ami enlightened methods."
On motion by H. O. Harrington,
boys’ cotton ciuhs will lie organized
throughout the county. The co-opera-
tion of Grayson county school teach-
ers will lie Invited in this on the same
plane in which they have eo-o|iorated
in organizing the Boys’ Corn Clubs.
Mr. Harrington Was appointed chair-
man of a committee to secure fine se-
lect cotton seed to Ik* distributed,
enough to each boy to plant one acre
and to arrange for the contest, prizes
- in dlseu-Kdug this. Mr. Harrington
said: “Cotton Is and will always Ik*
our chief money crop, and we should
give more attention to the selection of
the liest seed and the time to begin
Is to liegln with the boys.”
Last year the Agricultural Commit-
tee secured 300 corn club boy*. This
year J. A. Hardaway has been appoint-
ed chalrnoin of the committee and
hopes to have 1.000 tsiys enlisted In
the corn clubs. Mr. Hardaway will
also provide free seed for the boya.
One breeder has already agreed to
furnish to the committee enough seed
for fifty of the lio.vs.
In discussing the matter of farm
terracing In Grayson county. Chairman
Shaw pointed out that Professor J. C.
Olsen of A. ftml M. College has agreed
give three days to Grayson county,
teaching the fanners liow- to terrace
their farms. January 11 will Is* on the
farm of T. U. Cole between Sherman
ami Howe, known as the Akers’ Chap-
el Farm: .Tanuarv the 12th will be on
the farm of Joe W. Johnston, one-half
mile from Howe; January 13th.
will he on the farm of J. W. Klm-
brongli. one-half south of Bells, on the
prod road between Bells and Whlte-
wrlght. ' ' . ’ ’
On motion the chairman wns In-
structed to recommend to flic Board of
Directors the purchase of a farm
level to be used by farmers In terrac-
ing their fanns provided sufficient In-
terest was manifest on the part of the
J. A. Hardaway suggested that he
would like to see more money
Into Sherman each week. Iu
words, he would like to sec more at-
tention |ialil to the dairy Industry, for
this means the bringing of money into
the city every week of the year.
The name of J. W. Blassingame w«4
added to the Agricultural Committee.
Mr. Blassingame was Invited to lie
present, at all future meetings of the
wont thing about
school teacher of a
“What la the
riches?" asked a
“Their scarcity." replied the pupil,
and, was Immediately awarded full
MRS. MARY SAVAGE DEAD.
All kinds Of Games
Passes Away at the Home of Her
Daughter After Long Illness.
Mrs. Mary F. Savage, 75 years
of age. died at the home of her
•laughter. Mrs. Elizabeth Alexander.
No. 609 South Maxey street, (his
morning at 3:05 o'clock, after an Ill-
ness of nine weeks' duration.
The body will lie shipped by the
John C. Dannel Undertaking company
tomorrow morning to Tjeonanl, her
former home, where Interment will
Mrs. Savage Is survived by three
•laughters and one son, as follows:
Mrs. Willie Cnmmiug of Weatherford,
George L. Richardson of Alvadn,
Mont.; Mrs. Dora Woodruff of Whit-
tier. Calif., and Mrs. Elizabeth Alex-
ander of this city. She is also sur-
vived by one sister and one brother,
Mrs. EUzalieth Baker of Clifton Hill,
Mo., and John Johns<in of Jack coun-
Mrs. Savage had long lK*en a mem-
ber of the Metlwdlst church and fun
cral services will la* conducted at the
residence tomorrow morning by the
Rev. A. A. Kidd, pastor of Key Me
mortal Methodist church and the body
will be shipped to Leonard over the
The surviving children have the
sympathy of all ln^ thclr liereavcmcnt.
The Weekly Democrat makes a
good Christmas gift for thnt absent
The Weekly Demwrat makes a
good Christmas gift for tlutt absent
Iki.v or girl or other relative or friend.
Quite a number have already bceu or-
dered. We mall It out, payable In
Many sizes Xmnk Boxes
ho.v or girl or other relative or friend.
Quite a number have already been or-
dered. We,.mail it out, payable lu
advance, $1.00. f' ‘
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