C. L. Smith 85th Birthday - McKinney Courier-Gazette - Nov. 24, 1911
I NCLE (TIAKLIE SMITH tk*lebrat<‘s ton. His S.ltb Rirtluliiy at Den\Mu*re Den\Mu*re He Resides With S«>n. h Quite a friendly little party gather«'«! gather«'«! at tlie liome of G. W. Smith. .Nov. 10th. to celelirate his eighty- fifth birthday of Uncle Charlie Smith, his father. Those present enjoyed a very nice time and a most apiietizing dinner was s«rved by th«* iKMStess. The relatives and trii'ixls wlio bel])«*«! him celebrate wer«'; W. B. Smith an«l, family, E. H Smith ami family. Vernon Cash and family. Miss Fraixas Taylor and U. C. Smith and family. I)«?nton Ri'cotai and Chronicle. Uncle Charlie is a v«'teran citizen of Collin county, his old home lieing at Pr«)sp<*r. \N'«* all over her«* in Collin Collin know and TH-spect Unck* Charlie, who is a tin«' ol«l Christian gentleman. gentleman. He has made a succès« of life, been t«*mperate, pruvlent and sueoessfnl in iiusiness and we wish him many moro such happy events ns the above occasion.