Dec. 21, 1894
Gainesville, Tex., Dec. 20, Attorney Bennett THOMAS of Ardmore was in the city today on business.
Mrs. T. J. HEATH has returned from Whitewright, where she has been to attend the marriage of her half brother, Ray ASTON.
Edgar PATTERSON is out of a sick bed on the street today, for the first time in two weeks.
Hon. C. S. POTTER went to Belle today to look after matters concerning his farm, which is near that town.
Deputy Marshall Lou HART of Ardmore, the officer who killed the notorious Bill DALTON, was in the city today, en route to Paris to attend court.
Miss Hazel PATRICK, who has been confined to her bed for nearly three weeks with diphtheria, took a change for the better last night, and today her parents are in high hopes of the early recovery of their daughter.
County Clerk THOMPSON today issued license to marry to the following:
S. ?. STEPHENS and Miss C. F. RUPE
A. McCORMACK and Mrs. Lula AGUTON
W. H. FLOWERS and Miss S. E. FLOWERS.
J. T. BITTLE of Reed, Tex., is in the city today.
Mrs. C. I. RITCHEY and children left today for Aruas, Mexico, to visit her sister Mrs. Horace SHARP.
Mr. APPOLLOS of Ardmore, was in the city today en route to Paris to attend Federal court.
Mrs. J. F. SMITH, wife of Prof. SMITH superintendent of the San Antonio public schools, arrived in the city today on a visit to her mother, Mrs. GLENN.
W. B. JACKSON left today for Hanson, KY to visit his mother.
County Attorney ROGERS is quite sick today, being so ill that he has been unable to attend court.
Licenses to marry have been issued by County Clerk THOMPSON to
Walter BROWN and Miss Mary E. BURROWS
Joseph BRYANT and Miss Blanche RIDDLE
J. B. ESTES and Mrs. Sarah RUNNELL
Chas. DICKENS and Miss Alice HARRIS
W. W. HONUTH ? is putting in a few days near St. Joe this week, surveying some land in Cooke county, which has recently sold.
A man by the name of John LAKE has been arrested and placed in the county jail charged with horse theft.
Terrell, Tex., Dec. 20, Rev. A. O. MOORE, formerly pastor of the Methodist church here, recently of Texarkana, who has been attending the East Texas conference at Jacksonville, preached at the Methodist church last night.
La grippe has been a local complaint for several weeks in a number of families. It seems to be giving way.
Hillsboro, Tex., Dec. 20, The case of A. B. PETTY, charged with lunacy, was dismissed this morning at the request of W. T. EDWARDS, the man who made the charges. PETTY is the man who shot his wife a few weeks ago about 13 miles from here and now in jail on a charge of assault with intent to murder.
The long and short men who held up and assaulted Mr. J. W. KNOX a few days ago, since has been heard from again; Mr. John CLARK, while on his way to supper last night near the Missouri, Kansas, and Texas railroad crossing, was assaulted by a long and short man who demanded his money. Mr. CLARK assured them that he was not the man they were waiting for as he was borke and did not have a cent, but promised to bring them some money when he returned from supper if they would wait. "A business engagement," called Mr. CLARK another way from supper and it is not known whether or not, they waited for him.
Miss Jennie WOOLRIDGE, who has been teaching a school at Shiloh has been given a two weeks vacation. She has been the guest of Gus WEATHERED and wife who accompanied her a part of the way home to Tehuscana, Tex.
Mr. and Mrs. WEATHERED of Itaska are the guests of R. H. VAUGHN and family for a few days.
The city council at its meeting last night received and accepted from D. A. POYNER, city engineer, a new map of the city, prepared by the above named gentleman at a cost to the city of $1000. The map will more than pay for itself the first year, in assisting the tax assessor and collector to locate ll the property within the boundaries of the city, which in the past has not been paying the city revenue.
Mr. John TRIPPET, a leading dry goods merchant of this city and Miss Lillie BUNGER will be married tonight at the Methodist church.
Ex-Sheriff J. G. MARS of Denton county has been a visitor in the city today. He has many friends here.
Went HARRIS, Hillard JACKSON and Jo MIXAN were granted bail on habeus corpus hearings before Judge HALL at Cleburne today. All these parties reside in Hill county and are charged by indictments with murder, and the cases are pending in this county.
Aubrey, Tex., Dec. 20, T. C. SLAUGHTER shipped today one carload of fine hogs to Fort Worth.
Elder T. C. BOYKIN organized in the two days' session at this place a Sunday school institute for the Denton county association, which was very instructive and profitable, all questions being ably discussed by visiting persons.
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