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Early Texas newspaper extracts containing genealogy data.  Obits, marriage and death notices.  Events and happenings across the state of Texas are included in this collection.
Fort Worth Gazette
Fort Worth, Texas Newspaper Extractions 1893
Various clippings mentioning people all over Texas.
This page contains December 4, 1894
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Dec. 4, 1894

The Man Found Dead at Corsicana Not Yet Identified.

Corsicana, Tex., Dec 1., The man who was reported as having been found dead in a pasture near this city in today's Gazette has not yet been identified.  D. G. GRANTHAM, Justice of the Peace held an inquest over the body this evening and returned a verdict in accordance with the facts as they were published in The Gazette.  The remains were buried late this evening by the county authorities.


A. H. NAYLOR alias J. H. BALDRID was arrested in this city this morning.  He is wanted in Illinois for burglary.



The school at this place is doing well under the management of A. H. WILSON.


Col. T. F. H???GATE, Professor WILSON, and Miss THURMAN visited the Fort yesterday.


Capt. EPPLE took a flying trip down the Central Road on business yesterday.


Mrs. L. H. SARGENT, who has been confined in her room so long on account of illness is now able to be up.


Mr. Jesse HUNTER and Miss Annie WASHAM were married last Thursday.


Dr. J. ? HUDSON, late of Moran, Tex., is stopping here with his father, Mr. John D. HUDSON.  The doctor is preparing for a new location.



Mount Vernon, Tex., Dec. 3 - In the district court this week the following felony convictions were had.

J. C. RYMER, white, assault to murder, two years.

Jud WATERFIELD, colored, burglary, two years.

John FORD, colored, robbery, five years.

Charley POTTER, colored, sodomy, five years.


His Honor Judge SHEPHERD, District Attorney Hiram GLENN ?, Sheriff C. C. DUPREE, and Attorney J. D. McLEAN, by special invitation, dined with Mr. J. T. WOLFE, a prosperous farmer about six miles northeast of this place yesterday.  They report a fine dinner and a pleasant time generally.



San Angelo, Tex., Dec. 1 - Persey BAKER is slowly recovering from his recent attack of fever.


There is a great deal of sickness in town, though not serious.


Rev. Thomas GREGORY was sent back to the Methodist ministry of this place.


Mr. Joseph RAND and his family will leave for his new home in San Francisco in a few days.


Miss Gula FOOTE returned a few days ago from Mena??ville, after a pleasant visit with friends.


Mr. Billie HOMESLEY of Pecos is here and will probably spend the winter in San Angelo


Dr. McGRUDER has just had a narrow escape from being poisoned with rough on rats, which was put in the cupboard for rats on a piece of cheese.



Waxahachie, Tex., Dec. 2, Mr. E. M. O'LEARY and Miss Sallie A. HOERNER both of Ennis were quietly married this afternoon in the parlors of the Barnes Hotel.  Rev. W. C. WHEAT, pastor of the Cumberland Presbyterian church of this city, officiating.  The bridal party came here in a buggy and was accompanied by the bride's mother.  Both are very prominent and move in the highest circles of society.  They left home to marry just for the novelty of the affair.



Terrell, Tex., Dec 3 - The county is being deluged with a cold rain, which will probably put an end to the cotton picking.


Rev. H. R. MORAN, the new Baptist pastor, preached his initial sermon yesterday to a large audience, notwithstanding the disagreeable weather.



Granbury, Tex., Dec. 2, - Mr. and Mrs. J. D. BAKER of Weatherford attended the funeral of Dr. HANNA on Friday.


The young folks enjoyed a pleasant social at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. LEES on Friday night, given by the Epworth League.  Recitations, music and games were enjoyed until the wee small hour.


Miss Mattie E. NUTTE visited Dublin this week.


Miss Lizzie MORRIS visited Bluff Dale this week.


Miss Lillian GORDON of Rome, GA. is visiting Miss Pearl GORDON, her cousin.



Georgetown, Tex., Dec 2, - Mr. Zinn LAWHON of San Marcos was here Tuesday.


Mr. Tom SNYDER is back from the ranch and will remain several days.


Mrs. M. L. DIMMITT gave a number of friends a tea Friday evening.


Mr. S. D. MAGILL and family have moved here from Leander.


Dr. and Mrs. A. J. PERKINS, who have been visiting the latter's parents here, left Monday for their home at Lake Charles, La.


Dr. STONE's little son, Elliott, fell from a tree Thursday and broke his left arm above the elbow.


County Attorney NEIMS has moved his family to Georgetown and is occupying a house on College Hill.


Judge CHESSHER left for Beeville Sunday, to visit his sons.


Mr. and Mrs. J. W. CLEVELAND gave an "at home" at their residence Thursday afternoon in honor of Mr. and Mrs. B. S. CLOWER, recently married at Itasca.


Mr. Lynn H. WINGFIELD of Centerville is visiting Mr. C. A. LEAVERTON at the Georgetown Hotel.


Mr. J. E. JONES is visiting the Cotton Palace this week.  Mr. JONES has disposed of his dry goods and millinery store to Carl BURKHART and CRITSBURT ?.


Mrs. T. SEERY visited Austin on Wednesday to attend her sister, Miss Bettie MILLER.


Mr. John DIMMITT has returned, sick, from Nashville, Tenn., where he went to enter Vanderbilt university.


Profs HYER and YOUNG of the Southwestern university have returned from the Northwest Texas conference at Hillsboro.


The December term of the Williamson county court commenced this morning with over three hundred cases on the docket.  Judge CHESSHER is the presiding judge.


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