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McKinney Weekly Enquirer, Collin County, Texas, September 30, 1893, Vol. 27, No. 35



J. H. Bingham, Publisher

[Transcriber’s Note: Only those articles pertaining to Collin County have been included here with noted exceptions. Language and spelling are as they appear in the original text, and although some editing has been done in the interest of space, all surnames have been included in each extract. Some articles of little genealogical interest have been included for amusement or general information. Omissions are indicated by .... Transcriber’s notes are in brackets.]

LEGAL CARDS

[The legal cards for this issue are identical to those in the issue of June 10, 1893. Refer there.]


GENERAL ADVERTISEMENTS

[Many of the general advertisements for this issue are identical to those in the issue of June 10, 1893. Refer there.]

New Groceries! Dallas SPARLIN. South Tennessee Street.

G. W. OWENS, Oak Cliff, Karl ARMSTRONG, McKinney, F. H. ARMSTRONG, McKinney. OWENS & ARMSTRONG bros. Dealers in Lumber, Shingles, Sash, Doors. McKinney.

The Sherman, Shreveport & Southern Railway Co. Through Service between McKinney and Jefferson... schedule... [signed by] W. N. COLLIER, Local Agent.

McKinney Collegiate Institute. Boarding and Day School for both sexes. Sixth Annual Session. T. s. SLIGH, A. M., Pres. Dr. J. C. ERWIN, Sec. Board of Trustees, McKinney, Texas.

G. W. FORD. Breeder of Thorough-bred Swine. Allen, Collin County, Texas.

James E. Pepper whiskies are of the choicest brands known. Sold by Nath BOARD and Andy WILLIAMS, Office Saloon, East Side.


McKINNEY LETTER LIST

List of letters remaining in the Post Office at McKinney, Sept. 30, 1893....
BATTERS, Wm. M.k Jr.: McPHERSON, Dan; BIRLCHETT, George; McCOLISTER, J. L.; BIRKET, Vade; MATTIE, Tobe; BRYANT, Adison; MATHIS, M. P. Mrs.; BULAH, A. C.; MILLER, Flornce [sic] Miss; BURGE, Wessley; CLARK, R.; PALSTON, G. W.; COLEMAN, T. H.; PRIKETT, W. J.; COOKE, D. D.; RODGERS, Sallie Mrs.; CROWDER, J.; SPARKS, Perry; DANIELS, Joe; SALMON, Riley; DIVERS, John; SHEPARD, Tom; FRANCIS, Domar Mrs.; STUART, James; SHEPHERD, W. G.; FRANKLIN, Phillis Mrs.; STIMSON, James F.; GENTRY, I. S.; SINCLAIR, Boon; SNIDER, Henry; GORDIN, Curtis B.; SCOTT, Jimmie; HAN, Harry Mrs.; SHAIKLEY, N. P.; HOOD, Henry; TALER, Henry; HOMES, Jane; TUCKER, J.; HARRIS, T. J.; WALKER, E.; FORD, John; WHIGHT, J. P. Miss; LYNCH, Henry; LONG, J. S.
Persons calling for letters must say “advertised”. H. E. SMITH, Postmaster.


GENERAL ARTICLES AND NOTICES

Tax Notice. I will meet the tax payers of Collin County at the respective dates and places given for the purpose of receiving state and county advalorem, school, and poll taxes assessed for the year 1893...... John W. McKINNEY, Tax Collector.

To the Sheriff or any Constable of Collin County..... You are hereby commanded to summon J. B. WILLIAMS ..... to appear...... in court.... in Weston... and answer...suit brought by THOMPSON & ROBERTSON for the sum of eighty-three dollars... [Signed] J. W. WATSON Justice of the Peace, Precinct No. 4, Collin Co.

Notice to Creditors. To the creditors of E. M. BARKLEY, W. T. HARRIS and J. F. RHEA... The partnership .... conveyed to me, all of their property both as individuals and as a firm. Jesse SHAIN, Assignee.

Probate Notice. To all persons interested in the administration of the estate of Jesse SHORT, deceased, W. A. CURRY and J. W. Sel???s have filed application for probate of the last will and testament of Jesse SHORT....

A. L. COLE has removed the Monarch Saloon to the north side of the square, where he has fitted and furnished the most elegant suite of rooms to be found in north Texas.

John JOHNSON, Sr. returned a rew days since from a prolonged visit to North Carolina.

Willie SHEPPARD of Plano was in the city last week.

Wood McDONALD and Doss GOLDEN will be found in attendance at the Monarch Saloon.

Eugene HOUGHTON, of Farmersville, passed through on Wednesday last en route to Wynnewood, Indian Territory where he will remain for a month or so.

Dallas SPARLIN has been shipping some very fine hogs to the Dallas packery this week.

Dink CLARDY has been appointed to a clerkship in Collector DOGGETT’s department. Mr. TAYLOR’s barn was burned last Friday evening about dark, together with contents near Celina.


CHURCH NEWS

Rev. A. E. BATEN, pastor-elect of the Baptist church, will preach at the opera house on next Sunday morning and night.

DEATHS

It is with pain that we announce the death of Capt. W. C. ROBINSON, at his home near Farmersville on Friday last after an illness of several weeks duration. Capt. Robinson was a pioneer of Collin county, and liberally imbued with the manly traits which distinguished his class. He leaves a wife and children and many friends to cherish his memory.

Homicide. Last Saturday night George Williams, colored, was shot and fatally wounded by Wallace STIFF, at the medicine show in the eastern part of the town. [STIFF] had an examining trial on Tuesday and was held in a bond of $3,000.


ESTRAY NOTICES

Taken up by R. E. GREEN and estrayed before J. T. LACY, J. P. Prect. No. 7, one bay horse about 12 years old...

Taken up by Thos. KENDALL and estrayed before J. W. WATSON, J.P. prect. No. 4, one sorrel mare 15 hands high....

Taken up by C. MANTOOTH and estrayed before J. W. WATSOn, J. P., one dark clay bank horse 8 years old....

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McKinney Weekly Enquirer, Collin County, Texas, November 25, 1893, Vol. 27, No. 43



J. H. Bingham, Publisher

[Transcriber’s Note: Only those articles pertaining to Collin County have been included here with noted exceptions. Language and spelling are as they appear in the original text, and although some editing has been done in the interest of space, all surnames have been included in each extract. Some articles of little genealogical interest have been included for amusement or general information. Omissions are indicated by .... Transcriber’s notes are in brackets.]

[This issue was badly torn and many articles were missing.]

LEGAL CARDS

[The legal cards for this issue are identical to those in the issue of June 10, 1893. Refer there.]


GENERAL ADVERTISEMENTS

[Many of the general advertisements for this issue are identical to those in the issue of June 10, 1893. Refer there.]

GENERAL ARTICLES AND NOTICES

The Australian Store, Mr. H. R. CAMP, Proprietor, is a new enterprise to our people, and has been crowded during the week. Call in and take a look.

Our former townsman, Charles BATTLE, now of Sherman, has been in the city a good portion of the week.

We regret to announce that the splendid barn on the farm of Capt. W. L. BOYD, some two or three miles west of town, was destroyed by fire one day this week. It is supposed to have been set on fire by electricity, by which it was lighted.

W. M. SHIRLEY has been appointed county surveyor by the commissioners court, Vice CLARDY resigned. Mr. SHIRLEY is a native of this county, who, by application, has fitted himself for life’s duties, and merits the promotion.

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McKinney Weekly Enquirer, Collin County, Texas, December 23, 1893, Vol. 27, No. 47



J. H. Bingham, Publisher

[Transcriber’s Note: Only those articles pertaining to Collin County have been included here with noted exceptions. Language and spelling are as they appear in the original text, and although some editing has been done in the interest of space, all surnames have been included in each extract. Some articles of little genealogical interest have been included for amusement or general information. Omissions are indicated by .... Transcriber’s notes are in brackets.]

LEGAL CARDS

[The legal cards for this issue are identical to those in the issue of June 10, 1893. Refer there.]


GENERAL ADVERTISEMENTS

[The general advertisements for this issue are identical to those in the issue of June 10, 1893. Refer there.]


McKINNEY LETTER LIST

List of letters remaining in the Post Office at McKinney, Dec. 21, 1893....
BAXTER, M. E. [Mrs]; MYERS, Bell; BAXTER, Axie; MORRISON, Biller [Miss]; BIRGE, John W.; BISHELLl, Vado; NEWMAN, Helen; BRYANT, I. B.; OWENS, Lillie; BOWEN, Abun [sic]; PRITCHARD, W. C.; CATES, Sam; ROGERS, Will; CUNNINGHAM, C.; ROPER, Madame; CURTIS, Jonn [sic]; ROBINS, Andrew; DAVIS, Jeff; SIMMONS, A. Y.; GARATHUSE, Suler; SCOTT, Sutishie; GOSAY, W. R.; SULLIVAN, J. R.; HALE, Pearl; SURGES C. M. [Mrs]; HALE, Awaude; JONES, Webb [Mrs]; THOMPSON, Bertha; THOMPSON, W. D.; JONES, Glennie, TURNER, Ed; JACKSON, Anna [Mrs]; TENNESSE, Francis; WALDRUPS, W. D.; JETT, Dasy; WILMETT, T. C.; JOHNSON, J. W.; WALLACE, J. W.; LANE, John; WONNMARK, E. J.; LOVEJOY,G. W.; WOOD, Minnie; McDONEL, J. R.; WILSON, Ander; MATHIS, Burt; YOTER, C. W. [Mrs].
Persons calling for letters must say “advertised”. H. E. SMITH, Postmaster.


GENERAL ARTICLES AND NOTICES

Sheriff’s Sale. By virtue of a ...order issued in the case of Wm. McKENNA for use of W. H. HOUSER versus H. CRUTCHER and R. F. BAILEY I will proceed to sell....at the court house of Collin county....tracts of land.... [Signed] J. L. MOULDEN, Sheriff. J. E. CAMPBELL, Deputy.

Estray Notice. Taken up by N. D. WALL and estrayed before J. C. SANDERS, J. P. precinct NO. 8, one bay mare about 5 years old. [Signed] J. W. WADDILL

Maj. H. BUTCHER and G. W. FORD, of Allen, dropped in on us a few minutes Monday. They are highly pleased at the improved prospect of wheat grazing and crops in their neighborhood.

F. H. WELCH went west a few weeks back “to grow up with the country,” but concluded he did not want to grow any more.

F. M. BOUNDS of Weston, was in the city on Thursday. He reports peace and plenty in his neighborhood, money being scarce, however.

The barn of Bristow SMITH, in the Flats, was burned Tuesday night, causing loss of vehicles, farm implements and a good lot of corn.

Plano. The large planing mill owned by C. F. SAIGLING was set on fire by an incendiary, but was discovered in time to be put out with but small damage.

To the Sheriff or any Constable of Collin county..... You are hereby commanded... to summon W. R. EVANS, to .... appear before the Hon. District court .... to answer the petition of Nannie A. EVANS, filed in said court on the 8th day of December, A. D.... alleging in substance that she did not know defendant was a married man and had a wife living when she so married him....She prays that on final hearing she be divorced from the defendant... [Signed] W. T. COX, Clerk. W. C. COX, Deputy.

Sheriff’s Sale. ..... By virtue of an execution issued out of the Honorable J. P. Court of Prect. No. 2, court of Armstrong county, in the case of J. TANKERSLEY versus D. W. BADGLEY, I will proceed to sell... the described property...before the court house door of said Collin county, in the city of McKinney...


CHURCH NEWS

There will be no services at the Episcopal church on Sunday, the 24th owing to the sickness of Rev. Dr. BROUSE. The Dr. hopes to be able to have the services on Christmas morning.

The Baptist church will hold a New Years’ service in their new meeting house on Sunday, 31st day of this month at 11 a.m. A. E. BATES, Pastor.

Program of Exercises to be given by the members of the Sunday school of the Christian church, on Sunday evening, Dec. 24th......Recitation - Christmas Carol - Clarence TERRELL; Recitation - Nellie FOX; Recitation – Allen TERRELL; Recitation – Lillian JOHNSON; Recitation – Florence WARE; Recitation – Miss Belle BARKLEY.


MARRIAGES

Mr. Wm. VAUGHAN and Miss Lillie SCOTT were married by Justice ANDREWS at his office on Wednesday last. Quite a number of friends were present to witness the ceremon;y.

Mr. W. H. WATERMAN and Miss Kate HOLMES, and Mr. S. T. SEALEY and Miss Mattie HOLMES, were married at the residence of the brides’ parents in east Denton county on Thursday evening last.


DEATHS

An old settler, in the person of Mrs. Katy MELTON, relict of David MELTON, died near Allen on Thursday last.

Van Alstyne. The 15 month old child of W. L. WOOLDRING swallowed concentrated lye. It died shortly afterward.

J. D. HOWARD, an old citizen of McKinney, and father of our townsman, Dick HOWARD, died at San Diego, Cal., on Saturday last. Some six or eight months since he had a stroke of paralysis, and it was expected to prove immediately fatal, but he improved so much that a few weeks back he had gotten so he could get out of bed and dress himself, when it is presumed, a second stroke followed.

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