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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 8, 1894
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Dec. 8, 1894


Greenville, Tex., Dec. 7, J. M. WILLIAMS, alias OWENS was yesterday taken from Rockwall to Dallas to stand trial on the charges of horse theft.  He was tried in Rockwall, plead guilty and was sentenced to five years imprisonment in the state penitentiary.  It will be remembered that WILLIAMS stole horses from Charles SHORT, a liveryman of this city, as well as several horses in and around Dallas.


Sam WELLS was arrested and placed in jail here yesterday on the charge of stealing some articles of clothing from parties in Jefferson.  WELLS has been until recently a resident of this city.


Miss Georgia PEELER returned to her home in Campbell yesterda.


Miss Jennie CUECOMB of Pittsburt is the guest of friends in the city.


Dr. BOLDWIN left yesterday for a short stay with friends in Denton.


Miss Alice SCHOFNER of Fort Worth is the guest of friends in the city.


C. H. HALL and family of Temple are in the city.


F. W. FRAIT is visiting in Denison.


J. M. LOVEJOY of McKinney is visiting friends here.


V. C. DORGAN of Dallas is transacting business in the city.



Arlington, Tex., Dec. 7,  The Knights of Pythias organized here last night with fifteen members.  The officers elected were: A. J. ROGERS,  C. C.; M. H. CRAVEN, S. T.; F. H. THOMAS, V. C.; H. KNIGHT, K. of R and S.; Charles LOVELACE, prelate; Mr. BAER, M of F; James DITTO Jr., M of F.  A splendid banquet was spread at the Pacific hotel of which fifty-two partook.  Visitors from Dallas, Fort Worth and other cities attended and grand time was the result.


J. M. JONES has bought the opera house and is having it elegantly fitted up.  The purpose of the house will not be changed.



Tyler, Tex., Dec. 7,  W. W. ROBERTS has taken Miss Carrie SHARP to himself as a helpmeet through life.  Rev. A. J. FAWCETT performed the ceremony.


Phillip CRUMP has been arrested and jailed with a charge of burglary.


Rev. R. T. PHILLIPS and wife and A. STORR went to Wills Point yesterday to attend the Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.



Cisco, Tex., Dec. 7,  The Cisco Silver Band and the dramatic company reutrned this morning from Albany, where they played to a good sized house.


The last of the excursions in the Cotton Palace returned this morning and reported having a good time.


Rev. E. W. BAILEY, presiding elder of this district, has sold his residence to J. P. MONTGOMERY and will move to Weatherford.



Corsicana, Tex., Dec. 7,  Jim HORTON, a little son of M. M. HORTON, was kicked in the head by a horse yesterday evening, inflicting two painful scalp wounds.


Nick TAYLOR was placed in jail yesterday evening by Constable CARROL of Kansas on a charge of theft of cattle.  It seems that for some time past citizens of the Kerens neighborhood have been missing their fat calves.



Floyd, Tex., Dec. 7,  Floyd has been blessed with some rain, but not enough to furnish stock water yet.


Mr. Will COLE, who has been taken sick with slow fever is convalescent.


Miss BUTLER, cousin of Will WHITE of Ben Franklin, Delta county, is visiting Floyd this week.


Dr. C. E. FATHERRO of this place has moved to Greenville and will continue the practice of his  profession at that place in the future.


Mr. H. T. GEORGE of this place has moved to Greenville and accepted a position with G. H. COLLINS hardware store for next year.



Jim Ladd Killed by a Boy Fifteen Years of Age

McKinney, Tex., Dec. 7,  Jim LADD was stabbed and killed last night at a candy pulling ten miles east of McKinney.  Wash WOOLBRIDGE is in jail charged with killing him.

Later Tom WOOLBRIDGE, 15 years old came in tonight and gave himself up for the killing of Jim LADD.  His older brother, Wash WOOLBRIDGE, who was held on the charge, was released.


The Tarrant County Court

In the county court yesterday the suit of the State National bank vs. B. H. PADDOCK was on trial.


Alex BRUNO pleaded guilty to theft and was fined $10 and given ten days in jail.


The wills of Minerva MILLICAN and S. S. McGUIRE were admitted to probate.


The following is the non-jury civil docket cases in the county court today:

The Traders' National Bank vs. H. SCHWARTZ et al.

Chicago Rock Island and Texas Railway company vs. Cameron Mill and Elevator company.

Arch EARL vs. Geo. I. SLOCUM et al.

J. L. REED, administrator, vs. C. P. McGUOIRK.


B. B. GOTZENDANNER et al. vs. Geo. I. SLOCUM et al.

E. W. and J. L. PROVINE vs. Geo. I. SLOCUM et al.


J. E. FOUST vs. Sherman Oil and Cotton Company.

A. G. SPALDING & Bro. vs. W. G. NEWBY.




Says She Left Him.

J. Ralph DEAN has filed a suit in the district court for divorce from K. DEAN.  They were married at Tombstone, Arizona, January 1, 1897, and lived together until February 1890, when he alleges she abandoned him.


Licensed to Wed.

W. O. RICE and Zora GOLD were granted a marriage license by the county clerk yesterday.


Real Estate Transfers

A. L. BYERS and wife to the BYERS Investment company, lots 1 and 2, block 109, city, and part of block 68, city, $25,000.

A. A. BRIDGES et al. to Mrs. Percy E. ROCHE, lot 5, block 115, city, $1350.

Sallie HUFFMAN, by trustee, to City National bank, lots 14 and 15, block 114, city, $1000.

S. S. DUMAS to Lena CANNON, 320 acres of heirs of Benjamin Thomas, $1.

J. S. FULTON and wife to A. J. ROE, 320 acres of heirs of Benjamin THOMAS, $3500.

Pearl CANNON to Lena FULTON, share of estate.

Robert M. OGLESBY to John H. OGLESBY, part of A. ROBINSON survey, $1.

Joseph JAMISON to Edward BANNON, 323 acres of John CONDEN survey, $3700.

T. S. McCLELLAND to J. H. McCLELLAND, one-half interest in block 17, ???? lot 6, Block D, of Glendale sub-division of Flebis-Welch addition.  $1 and other consideration.

Porter HALL to Enoch MARPLE, lot 43, Park sub-division of block 4, Fields addition, $250.

R. H. CHOAT and wife to F. R. CHOAT, 32 1-2 acres of J. RUSSELL survey, $10.

W. R or N. R. EDWARDS and wife to Thomas MYERS, part of block 23, city, $1032.




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