Honey-Grove Enterprise (Honey Grove, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 33, Ed. 1 Saturday, February 11, 1871 Page: 1 of 4
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*®ne Dollar a lear,
Principles, and not Policy; Measures, and not Men; the Greatest Good to the Greatest Number.
Invariably In Advance.
HONEY-GBOVE, FANNIN Co., TEXAS, FEBRUARY 11, 1871.
I. O. O. F—Honey-#rove Lodge, no. 91,
.meets every Wednesday night at the Ma-
• "fc ■ •./ ■ V
«I.t©/G. fl\—®oney Grove Lodge. No: 6
üields its meetings every Saturday night at
the Masonic Hall.
¡Honey-Grove Lodge Tío. Ifi4 A. F. & A
M. holds regular communication Saturday
night on o^r before full moon, in each month.
A. J. Nicholson, W. M.
' Geo. A. Daily, Sec. \
jas. -b .davis. jas. m. long,
DAVIS & LONG:.
ATT'YS AT LAW
Office at Enterprise. 22.
James B. Barnett,
Saddle Harness Maker,
Honey Grove, Texas.
All Jkinds of work done with «neatness and
dispatch. ' - 1
J. M. WII-LIAMS,
Architect & Builder
'"Contracts-solicited. B&siness ,per
fected with dispatch. -18-ti.
DR. WM, GAM6ILL
Physician and Surgeon,
:h o PS e y gro,v e , t e x A s.
J3P All calk attended to, day or night.
DR. W. E. ÜAILEY, ,
I'HY SI CIAN -AND SURGEON
Money Grove, Texas.
■J3P Office in the Drug Store.
Vlij sU'Ian & Surgeon,
Oilers his professional services to the
citizens of lloney-Grove and vicinity, 2
- - -- -
From the binder signed, last spring
,'"1 miles southeast of >HonQy £rrove, a
•bay mare, «3 years old , past, branded
with two half-circles on left shoul-
der, one over the other. -I will .pay
•$10 dor her delivery to me.
J. II. Broyles -
S1R A¥ID !
I have a fine young Kentucky
•Jack, thorough-bred, which l oflei
tor saló on reasonable terms. • ♦
B. N. Woodson.
^ TEXAS ITEMS-
—Negro buok shoots and kills a
Dinah at* CleUuxae. • «*■*•
—The* "auger" man has t'been to
—Corn is scarce in JParis at one
dollar per bushel.
— A. counterfeiter named McKay
lias been arrested in Paris.
—A Mr.iFox married a Miss Wolf
in Coryell ci.unty the other day.
—Several droves of 'cornt-fed
beeves have left C^Uin county.
—Henderson county goes *under
—A colored >voter goes to the
work house 'two ^years^ from Bell-
ville, for stealing a bale of-cotton.
—A negro woman Croze to death
on tiie. night of toe 22 Qd -in Coryell
i—The court house io *Shermán has
been abandoned byvthe-court -now in
session, vas dangerous. •
—Cattle froze to death in the
streets of Bonham during the late
' —The city marshál of Waco was
assassinated in a barber shop at
that place the other day. j
—The Denton jail was broken
open the other night and a prisoner
named Crutchfield was turned out.
—Hill county is suffering from an
invasion of one buudred - State
—Cleburne l^a-a flirteen hundred
doallan church in process of construc-
—F. ;J. -Patillo, editor of the
Home Advocate, is resuscitating the
Democrat, of which ho Kto1 be editor.
—A thousand houses- have been
built in Austm «daring -the last
—Half'grown ' hogs .. vfroze to
death during the late 'cold weather
in Grayson county.
-JRie Gainsville Gazette learns
that qui to-a number of teamsters,
over in 'the Indian Nation, were
frost-bitten during-ühtf cold spell.
—A man was frozen to death
near S^wel's Blufl on Red river, du-
ting tli.-j cold spoil, so learns the
—A party of hunters from Dal-
las'killed twenty deer in a shpvt
tour during-ttye cold spell. Another
páfty "slewed"; £23 wood-rats. "
—Sappington, the fellow who
killed the old man at Sherman with
a four pound weight the other week,
has been arrested.
—Sherman is to have two * new
newspapers in less than a month
says the Courier, a Tempernee and
—The^ Gainsville Qazette noti-
ces the arrival of a band of immi-
grants from the old-States, to - Clay
county, on the frontier, "where *> they
are forming a colony
—The fire companies at Jefferson
are in a muddle because one of the
new engines is about to be turned
over to a-company of negroes by the
Radical mayor of ¿ho city.
—The editors of the Bonham
News have had an offer made them
by some Ne w ¿York swindlers, to go
-into -the counterfeiting business.
They don't fteoept.
—Our «Jefferson co-temporaries
are in high £>lee over -the new
dredge-boat, and sec4n to*tbi k It
can digout the-channel of- the bayou
into a Navigable • condition in no
—Some -cowardly -assassin, or
assassins, fired into the residence of
James W. Thomas, •editor of the
McKinney Messenger, the « other
night, while the family -were asleep^
but did no injury.
—The Austin correspondent of
the Galventon.^iüs says there are
three aspirants for -United States
Seuator, .to wi t, Gen. Buel, Hall and
Ruby, and that Ruby's • chances -are
the most Mattering.
—A young man'named William
Riggius, from Tennessee, accidental-
ly shot and -killed-himself while car-
rying Ms through a thicket in
Cedar*creek bottom, Kaufman coun-
ty. A bush caught the hammer and
pulled it far enough back to explode
A Wisconsin preacher has
had to hunt a new congregation be-
cause he stated that if he had a bar-
rel full of Holy Ghost and another
full of whisky his hearers would
empty the whisky barrel
The Nimrqds.—Messrs. Rudolph,
Fraaier,'Richardson and Bessent,
left &aiosvUfe on Tuesday of last
week fbrvVallejf Creek, in this coun-
ty, and after two day* hunting, re-
turned ©«.-Friday, bringing in with
them eight.-fine'deer and a large gob-
bler. Said goblet was the victim of
the steady aim and skill-of the Rev.
huntsman, and we the recipient óf
his(the gentleman's—not the tul* <|
key's) generosity—and from a per
sonal knowledge, after fully and
freely te sting the matter, pronounce
the^gobler good. Seventy-nine deer
we-re-eeen by the party in the two
days, twid^ but ^r* the unseasonable
condition of - the 'hunting ground,
they would have been'much more
successful. -Richardson, an old
hunter, says he never saw deer in
better ouder. Bessent is a new-
comer, from Tennessee, and this bis *
first hunt. During the first day he
came up with a large buck, where-
upon B. w^s seized with the " bupk
ague;" however, -stealing himielf
as best ho conid he raised bis piece
and fired. The buck started off in
a crippled «condition. B., throwing
his gun ajside, started in full pursuit,
out-yelling any Comanche that ever
roamed these wilds. B. and the
buck had it nip and-tuck for . half a
mile over, washes, -drains and logs,
through brush and briars, until the
deer fell dead from loss of blood. B.
mounted him, knife in hand, in the
twinkle of 'an eyé. -The other hunt-
ers coming up to see fohat was the
matter, espied B. at a distance
standing on the buck waving apiece
of a hat shouting between every
breath 'I've.got him, I've got bim.J—
Oamsvi He Qazélte.
Tobacco smoking it is said
will poison a man t > d«ath in 16?
years. We are willing.to die St
i. , i. •«■
It is expected two new States •
will be admitted into the Union du-
ring the present session of Congress,
to-wit, Colorado at d* Lincoln or Ne#
put on cr
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Burnett, Tom R. Honey-Grove Enterprise (Honey Grove, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 33, Ed. 1 Saturday, February 11, 1871, newspaper, February 11, 1871; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth178837/m1/1/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.