The Celina Record (Celina, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 12, 1922 Page: 4 of 10
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Large Home Destroyed
By Fire Sunday Noon.
THE GELINA RECORD
is made by the same process used in the bigger mills.
The size of the plant is the only difference. Peerless
IS CLEANED AND SCOURED
by the same process the big mills use. If you are not
prejudiced against a home institution, try a sack of
Peerless Flour next time.
Let us have your order for Coal
and Feed Stuff
C. C. ANDREWS, Editor ans Manager
McKinney Ku Klux
Writes The Record.
The following letter was witten
on a Ku Klux letter head and bore
the official seal of McKinney
Klan No. 120, and explains
article that follows it ;
“McKinney, Texas, Jan. 27,
1922. Celina Record, Celina, Tex.
“Gentlemen:- Hereto you will
find attached an article concern-
ing the Ku Klux Klan, which is
sent to you for publication,
“Your readers will quite likely
be glad to get the facts concern-
ing this order. Yours sincerely,
“Knights of the Ku Klux Klan,
“McKinney Klan No. 120.“^
The Ku Klux Klan still lives,
because it was not born to die.
It has been maligned by the prej-
udiced and misrepresented by the
ignorant' It has been denounc-
ed by the vicious who naturally
seek its destruction. Some mis-
guided good citizens have criti-
cised the Klan; many bad citizens
alert to the danger that threatens
their criminal purposes and acts
have sought to destroy the Klan.
The good citizens ultimately will
endorse the Klan; the bad citizens
always will condemn it.
The record has been written.
The Attorney General’s Depart-
ment of the United States has in-
vestigated carefully and found
no law violated. The United
States Secret Service, after a
searching in vestigation, has found
not the slighest evidence of an
unlawful act. A house Commit-
tee of Congress adjourned with-
out being able to develop any
fact to warrant any charge of
However, the assault on the Ivu
Klux Klan continues. An organ-
ized propaganda, backed by pow-
erful interests through the press
and otherwise, persistently and
systematically has made war on
this organization because of two
things: (1) The regalia worn by
its members in parade; (2) Some
sporadic incidents of white-cap-
ping by unknown parties reputed
to be members of the Klan.
Let it be understood once for
all that the regalia worn by mem-
bers of the Ku Klux Klan in pa-
rade is not unlawful. When the
Klan parades in uniform it does
not violate any law. The charge
that such parades are lawless is
unfounded and ridiculous.
Any acts of white-capping here-
tofore committed, or that may be
committed hereafter, were and
Knights of the Ku Klux Klan.
Such acts are contrary to the
aims, scope and ideals of our or-
der. The Ku Klux Klan does not
stand for tar, feathers and the
lash. It is not against the law i
but for the law. It would not su-
presede the courts in the orderly
the administration of justice but
would support and strengthen the
courts in such administration, and
that only by proper and lawful
The Knights of the Ku Klux
Klan is here to stay. They will
not disband; they will expand.
They have a mission. They will
be busy about the work that call-
ed their order into existence.
They comprise the truest and the
best citizenship of the Republic.
They are against every evil in-
fluence everywhere in society and
in government. They are against
immoralities in our national life
and will cleanse it. They are sick
of the loopholes in our laws and
will close them. They are tired
of unfaithful officers of the law
and will supplant them. They
are for the majesty of the law
and will maintain it. They love
their country and will save it.
They salute one flag and will fol-
low it. They know only one gov-
ernment and are ready always
and everywhere to die for it.
Kidney weakness, bladder trou-
bles and digestiye disorders are
all within the curative power of
Prickly Ash Bitters. As a tonic
for the kidneys and urinary or-
gans it has proved its value.
Price $1.25 per bottle.-Dyer &
Jone3 Special Agents.
A Belated Announcement
The Record is in receipt of the
“Mr. and Mrs. Charles Henry
Durning announce the marriage
uf their daughter Flara Belle to
Mr. Harold Eugene Welker on
Wednesday, August the fourth,
nineteen hundred and twenty,
The bride is the daughter of
County Commissioner During
and wife of Grayson county, who
live five miles west of Van
Alstyne, and the groom is the son
of Mr. Mrs. L. P. Welker of Van
The reason the announcement
was not made at the time is the
fact that the groom was attending
Georgia-Tech College at Atlanta,
Ga., and wanted to complete the
course. The bride has visited
Celina on various occasions
The large two-story home of
D. N. Bates, located two blocks
west of the public school building,
was burned to the ground Sun-
day noon, and very little of the
contents was saved.
The fire started in an upstairs
room on the northwest corner,
and was probably noticed by Miss
Cornish, who had just returned
from church and built a fire in a
stove in the room and set about
writing a letter. She had writ-
ten about two pages and looked
up to find the fire under great
headway. About the same time
persons on the streets noticed
smoke issuing from the roof and
turned in the alarm.
The chemical engine arrived in
pretty quick time, but the fire
was too far advanced when the
alarm was turned in for the engine
to accomplish anything. In fact
it is believed that the fire must
have started from an electric
wire, as it could hardly have
gained such headway in so short
a time from the stove. Besides
the stovepipe went into a brick
flue and there was hardly a
chance that it could catch there,
Mr. Bates said he examined the
flues during the holidays and that
this flue seemed in good condition.
Four of the school teachers
boarded at the Bates home and
all lost about all the clothing and
other possessions that were in
their rooms when the fire started.
Miss Cornish grabbed an armful
of things and rushed out with
them, but could return no more.
The loss of these ladies is not
far from $1,000. Miss Cornish
lost half a month’s salary in
The residence was worth
probably $6,000 and was insured
for $2,000 and there was $500 on
on the furniture. Mr. Bates loss
is not less than $3,000. A baby
grand piano, practically new, be-
longing to Mrs. Nell Beeman,
and valued at $1,000, was'&badly
damaged. It is partially covered
Mrs. Knight, mother of Mrs.
Bates, who live with her daugh-
ter, was prostrated by the ex-
citment. She was on the ^second
floor when the fire was discovered
and might have lost herjlife had
she not been given help in get-
It would require $7,000 or $8,000
to replace the building, plumbiug,
etc. new, so competent carpenters
Entered c, second elans matter May 5. 1302
»t the postoffiee at Celina. Tex., under act of
One year - * • • $1.50
Six month b • • • • .75
Three month a- ... • .40
Cards of thanks, obituaries; etc., will be charged
for at the rate of 3c per line.
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 1922.
NOTICE: All notices of entertain-
ments, dinners and other benefits,
where there is an admission fee or
other monetary consideration, will be
charged for at regular advertising
rates. Obituaries, resolutions of re-
spect, memorials, etc., also charged
for at rate of 4 cents per line.
Any ei'roneous reflection upon the
character, standing or reputation of
any person, firm or corporation that
may appear in the columns of The
Record will be gladly and fully cor-
rected upon being brought to the pub-
We Write All All Kinds Insurance
Fire, Life, Tornado, Hail
But at this time a word about Life Insurance;
If, today, you should be taken away from
loved ones by sudden death, could your
wife live comfortably the rest of her life?
Would there be sufficient money to pay
You MUST think about this—or leave it
to your wife, helpless and alone when you
NEWSOM & BUTTON.
Celina State Bank Building
Foreign Advertising Representative
TH E AMERICAN PRESS ASSOC I AT ION
THE DALLAS NEWS
THE NEWSIEST, THE BEST. THE MOST RELIABLE-THATS ALL.
MR. FRED W. HALE Circulator at CELINA, TEXAS
Child Kicked By Mule
Bernice, the two year old son
of Mr. and Mrs. John Elliott who
live three miles northwest of
Frisco, was kicked in the head
by a mule Tuesday afternoon.
The child’s skull was crushed
just above the eye, making a
gash three inches long, and a
portion of the brain exued,
A physician was called and the
little fellow was immediately
taken to a Dallas sanitarium.
Reports came’ next day that he
wasresting well.—Frisco Journal
One Honest Man.
W. T. Helms was puzzled the'
other day to receive a letter from
Dallas containing a money order
for $1.00 from John F. Reagan.
The matter was cleared up how-
ever whenj he read the letter,
which stated that the dollar was
in payment of a night’s lodging
and two meals furnished him by
Mr. Helms last August, when
this man Reagan, a book agent,
appeared at Mr. Helms’ home
Groceries With 1
It is as much pleasure for us to deliver
groceries to your door as it is for you
to receive and use them, IBs the
Quality behind our products
that gives u»s such just
pride in handling them,
That’s why we call
W. S. Hunter.
will be without the knowledge, j and has many friends here who
authority or approval of the re-
sponsible officials of the Ku Ivlux
Klan in or out of Texas. It is
here and now set down with all
possible emphasis that the Ku
Klux Klan neither in its origin,
nor development, nor principles,
nor purposes stands for lawless-
ness. Solemnly and finally, cov-
ering the past and the future, it
disclaims all whippings, beatings
and kindred acts administered by
masked men purporting to be
will be very much interested in
this announcement. Both she
and tne groom are exceptionally
fine young people.
When yon have a severe head-
ache, a disordered! stomach and
constipation, take three of Cham-
berlain’s Tablets. They will cor-
rect the disorders of the liver and
bowels, effectually curing the
The"question is not so much
how you contract a^cold, but how
tnTgetlridloflitiwith'the least loss
of"~tinie and, inconvenience. If
you will consider |the experi-
ence of others under similar cir-
cumstances, who have been most
successful in checking their colds,
in their beginning, you will se-
cure a bottle! of ^Chamberlain’s
Cough Remedy without delay, and
use it faithfully. There are many
families who used this prepara-
tion sucessfully for years and
hold it in high esteem. It is ex-
“After the birth of my
baby I had a back-set,”
writes Mrs. Mattie Cross-
white, of Glade Spring,
Va. “I was very ill;
thought I was going to
die. I was so weak I
couldn’t raise my head to
get a drink of water. I
took . . . medicine, yet I
didn’t get any better. I
was constipated and very
weak, getting worse and
and explained that he was broke
and would like to get his supper
and breakfast and a bed. Mr.
Helms is convinced that as long
as Mr. Reagan lives there is one
honest man on earth. He even
suspects that he may be related
to the illustrious John H. Reagan,
M for B
| Thedford’s |
1 Liver Medicine
Dr. W. H. Stallcup
Over Dyer & Jones Drug Store
M . I. Hoard L. Eugene Hoard
Drs. Hoard & Hoard
Office over Continental
StateTBank, North Side
Square, McKinney, Texas
INTERURBAN TIME TABLE.
Local cars pass McKinney 7:35,
9:35 and 11:35 a. m., 1:35, 3:35, 5:35
7:35, 10:19 p. m. Car leaves McKin-
ney for Denison at 5:50 a. m. Car ar-
riving from Denison at 12:25 a.
stops in McKinney.
Limited cars pass McKinney 8:19
and 10:19 a. m., 12:19, 2:19, 4:19, 6:19
and 8:19 p. m.
Local cars pass McKinney 7:59, 9:59
and 11:59 a. m., 1:59, 3:59, 5:59, 8:41
and 10:41 p. m. Local cars for Dal-
las and intermediate points leave Mc-
Kinney 5:53 and 6:41 a. m. Local cars
arriving from Denison at 7:59 and
11:59 p. m. stop at McKinney.
Limited cars pass McKinney 8:41
and 10:41 a. m., 12:41, 2:41, 4:41 and
6:41 p. m.
Baggage handled on local passenger
Parlor cars pass McKinney north-
bound 12:19 and 8:19 p. m. South-
bound 8:41 a. m. and 4:41 p. m.
The Woman’s Tonic
“I found after one bot-
tle of Cardui I was Im-
proving,” adds Mrs.
Crosswhite. “Six bot-
tles of Cardui and ... I
was cured, yes, I can say
they were a aod-send to
me, I believe I would
have died, had it not been
for Cardui.” Cardui has
been found beneficial in
many thousands of other
cases of womanly, trou-
bles. If you feel the need
of a goOd, strengthen-
ing tonic, why not try
Cardui ? It may be just
what you need.
J, J. Buchanan
Real Estate Agent
FIRE, TORNADO, PLATE
GLASS AND ACCIDENT
Write Deeds and Do Notarial Werk
South Side Square
Bring your shoes to me when they
need repairing. The high^ price of
shoes can’t be brought down by
throwing away shoes that may be mended
Take them to T. A. VAUGHAN
R. B. Nall/RelacturiEgand Manufactu
ing Optician, Rooms 13.14.15. Com-
mercial Bank Building. Sherman.
R. E. L. Miller
Real Estate. Farm Loans,
The Record is $1.50 per year.
Salesman Wanted—to solicit
orders for lubricating oils, greases
and paints. Salary or Commission
Address The Harvey Oil Co.,
Cleveland, Ohio. ltp
See J. E. Lipscomb for
j! Fire, Life and Tarnado
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Andrews, C. C. The Celina Record (Celina, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 12, 1922, newspaper, January 12, 1922; Celina, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth773564/m1/4/: accessed September 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Celina Area Historical Association.