Honey Grove Signal. (Honey Grove, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 38, Ed. 1 Friday, March 27, 1896 Page: 1 of 4
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Keep your head cool
and your paper hot.
[EY GROVE SIGNAI^
Honey Grove, Texas, Friday March 27, 1896,
A 670 4-
BARGAINS FOR YOU!
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The best filled watch case made, three sizes, with Elgin
or Waltham movement, 033.l3r ^15. For sale by
MARSHA I. NEY WAS NOT SHOT.
THE XjE.A.lDIiTG- JE'WELEE.
M iff K5 Buy Watches, Clocks, or Jewelry until you see his an-
W Ebb w Eb F tire stock. At Marochall & Breckeen's Drug Store.
rEX MILLION MEN.
, S timber of Troops the United States
Could Put on a War Footing.
According to a report on the
organized militia of the United
States, which has just been pre-
pared by the War Department, the
United States in case of need, can
put 9,467,694 in the field.
At the close of the year 1895 ev-
ery State and Territory, with the
exception of the Indian Territory
and Alaska, had an organized
National Guard The total force
of the militia numbers 115,669, of
which 102,604 composed the in-
fantry arm, 5,215 the calvry, 5,267
the artillery, 649 special corps and
1,443 generals and t-taff officers.
The total appropriation allowed
the militia by the government
amounted to $400,000, while the
States during the same period,
spent $2,834,984 on the organiza
tions. * It is estimated that mobi-
lization of the militia could be effect
ed in the diffeient States and Ter-
ritories in from three hours in the
District of Columbia to 72 hours
in Oregon, other State organiza-
tions assembling between these
two periods. It is estimated that
in case of necessity Illinois could
place 852,625 in the ffeld; Penn-
sylvania comes next with 771,874
and Ohio third with 650,000; New
York, 560,0O0; Indiana, 381,192;
Kentucky, 361,137; Missouri,350,-
000; Massachusetts, 339.391; Wis-
consin, 306,443; Texas, 300,000;
Virginia. 295,449; New Jersey,
284,887; Georua, 264,071; Michi-
gan; 260,00(1; Iowa, 245,899; North
Carol ma,240,000; M issisHppi;228,-
700; Maryland, 205,816; Arkan-
sas, 205,000; and the remainder of
the States below 200,000 each.
How to Kiss.
Due preparation should be made
for the sacred rite by carefully
calsominintr the teeth, sandpaper-
ing the chin anc- disinfecting the
'Then catch your hare."
[Lead her out into the dewy garden
about 11 p. m., and watch until
the moon slides behind a cloud.
Then slip one arm about her taper
waikt and draw her gently, but
firmly, to your uianly brisket. Of
course she will murmer, "Don't;"
Jbut never mind. Tilt her chin at
^le of forty-five degrees—not
ily, as though you were try-
'erack her neck; but adroitly
[rceptibly. Don't be in a bur-
Give her time to wonder what
's gomg to happen next. Be sure
the I ullcog is tied and the oil man
com ortably .^etled for the night
A fellow's nerve must be in good
jOLoditioii to really enjoy a kiss.
Now's yofur time. Don't peck at the
persimmon like a shanght chicken
picking u!p corn, but settle down
upon her lips like a carrier pigeon
coming home to roost. Don't be
in a hurl-y. She wants to call you
a "naughty man;" and threaten to
"tell ma;" but don't give her a
chance. She'l forget it if you only
keep her mouth otherwise engaged
until the moon peeps out rom be-
hind the clouds. Of course she'll
tell you that you are the first man
that ever kissed her, but you ain't.
She'll protest that she's real an-
gry, but she'll Lot sue you for
damages. She'll be too busy look-
ing for another cloud to even think
about the courts.—Ex.
New wanh dress
goods at W
Death and Doctors.
The question of longevity, or of
how to prolong human life, is one
that has been attracting attention
of late, and a considerable amount
of theorizing has been done with
reference to the decay we call age
and the suspension of the bodily
functions we call death. Dr.
Brown Sequad lifted our hopes
with his great elixir, which didn't
Keep him from dying not long af
ter and which was reluctantly
abandoned after a number of fatal
experiments. A. learned New
York physician theu claimed to
have fathomed the secret of old age
and proclaimed it to be the grad-
ual ossification of the vital or-
gans and the obstruction of their
functions by the deposits-of earthy
salts taken in with food and water;
and his remedy was to. dissolve
these salts with distilled water and
check their accumulation by * a
careful selection of foods.
fountain of youth warranted to be
genuine—a Mr. Havens of San
Francisco. Mr. Havens thinks
that the whole secret of longevity
is to be found in the food we eat
and the water we drink. His sta-
ple article of diet is fruit, and he
allows fish, butter, eggs and milk.
Pastry and even bread are regard-
ed as foes to the human life, and
he speaks strongly of the ills that
meat is heir to. But water es-
pecially he regards as a thing ac-
cursed, and he evidently believes
that while rum may have slain its
thousands water has slain its tens
of thousands. He says that noth-
ing but distillation can render it
harmless. Mr Havens does not
ofl'er any other beverage as a sub-
stitute, and as very few people are
prepared to distill their dr'nking
water, there is little hope that this
sure cure for old age will come in-
to general use. -Indeed, Mr. Ha-
vens has only succeeded in show-
ing us the impossibility of escap-
ing that enevita* disease that has
been mowing down all the genera-
tions of,men since the beginning of
time. Death lurks in our necessa-
ry food and in our necessary drink.
Death is in the pot with our din-
ner, it rattles in our throat with
the cooling draught, it waits for us
in the pleasant gourd by the way-
side spring, its skeleton fingers
clutch the very staff of life and
wield it as a weapon against poor
humanity. Alas, no human doc-
tor can rob the grave of its victory.
I o the end of time the history of
every son of man must end with
the simple words from the Book of
the Generations of Adam—"and
he died."—Commercial Appeal.
A pretty school girl went into a
store in Goshen, Ind., to buy a
ribbon tor her hair The clerk,
who was a "smart Aleck," pre-
tended he saw a mouse on the
floor. The girl jumped and ex-
tended her saltatory effort through
a trap door into the cellar, knock-
ing out two teeth. Now ohe has
sued the firm for $3,000 for keep-
ing a practical joker i.i its employ.
Two 12-year-old boys sallied
forth from Paris last week to join
the Cuban insurgents. They start-
ed for the field of carnage with
only six bits and an old rusty re-
volver in their pockets. The first
night out they camped in the ( reek
bottom and all night long the rains
fell and floods descended. Next
day they returned home and both
are n: sick in bed as a result
ofthe exposure. '
Testing- the Doctors.
The emperor of China has late-
ly had so much trouble with his
functionaries of every kind that he
has grown distrustful of them all.
He has noticed that while his
statesmen seemed to be widely at
variance, the court physicians a-
greed beautifully, whenever they
were called in together. But a te* t
that he might make of their skill—
and sincerity occurred to him.
Feeling somewhat indisposed
the emperor sent for one of his
court doctors. These physicians
are paid public functionaries, and
are all learned professors. One of
them came, listened to his majes-
ty's account of his trouble, diag-
nose^ it, prescribed, and took his
Then the emperor sent for an-
other court doctor, and gave him
exactly the same account of
his difficulty. The doctor thf-n
made his owi. diagnois, whcih was
quite different from his brother
phvsician's7prescribed a different
remedy, and went his way.
A third and fourth physician was
called, and each found a different
Still another philospher now ap- disease, and prescribed a ditierent
the scene with a patent medicine. 1 hen the emperor be-
came angry and also sarcastic, and
begged t know how he could have
so many things the matter with
him and live,and whether he should
continue to live if he took ail the
diverse sorts of .medicine that had
that day been prescribed lor him
The doctors could give him no
satisfactory answer to thse ques-
tions, eaeh insisted that he was
right and ail the others wrong. But
the emperor declared that thi.~
could not be true, and condemned
every one of the physicians to lo.-e
a months salry.
Of course the moral of this sto-
ry has no occidental application
Though the doctors of our Western
countries reserve ttie right to disa
gree, such a case of radical diverg-
ence probably could not occurr un-
der the pratice of our perfected
lie Paid the 840,OOO.
'Meniv -s of Uncle Rufus Hatch
are alway entertaining because of
his marked and rugged peisonality.
They are now recalling-a story of
a man who was noted for the vigor
of his language when he was' in
earnest, and who showed a marked
disregard for all those things that
are generally considered in con-
nection with the immortality of
the soul. One day it became
noised about the street that the
old man had given $40,000 to a
church and the name of those who
hastened to congratulate him upon
seeing the error of his ways, was
legion He was chafed, and he
grunted and puffed while saying
world things under his breath.
When he could stand the run no
longer he blurted out to an audi-
ence of his intimates: "Boys, I
haven't got any more religion than
usual and I didn't give up $4t,000
because I repented of .my sins.
The church owed that amount and
my wife has been running her feet
off to help raise subscriptions.
She was out morning, afternoon
and evening. I never saw her. I
got tired of the whole business and
gave her the $40,00!, to make her
stay at home "—Detroit Free
I clip the following notice from
the Indian Journal. Eufala, I. T.
"George Simmons has accepted
from the trustees the position of
teacher of the Checotah public
school and opened his school last
WednesdayMr. Simmons is a
very capable teacher, of exper-
ience and is well qualified to give
the people of Checotah a school of
which they can be proud. We
wish him success and the co-oper-
ation of all of his patrons."
But Came to America and Taught
School in Nortli Carolina.
New York, March, 13.—The
Rev. James Weston, rector of the
Episcopal Church of the Ascension
at Hickory N. C., who latel} wrote
a volume entitled "Historic
Doubts as to the Execution of
Marshal Ney," has informed his
publisher, Thomas Whittaker of
this city, that the theory that Ney
was not killed on Dec. 7, 1815, has
been further confirmed by further
researches. According to advices
in the book, Ney was not hit by^
the bullets aimed at him
field of executioi^-a
was taken to a hospital nj
friends and fled in disguise ^.o\
America, where he lived as Peter
Stuart Ney, a schoolmaster, in
North and South Carolina, until
Nov. 14. 1846. when he died.
Mr. Weston has learned that a
son of Marshal Ney called on Peter
Stuart Ney about seven years af-
ter the latter's arrival in America.
A few days ago Mr. Weston found
that this son, a respected physi-
cian, was living in a little town
near Louisville Kv. He is 88
years old. He admitted his iden-
tity to Mr. Weston. He said he
came to this country in 1837 and
his father gave him $1000. He
entered the Jefferson medical col-
lege in Philadelphia, wheie he
was graduated. During his whole
life in the United States, however,
he has lived under an assumed
name. He said that on the even-
ing after the supposed execution
his father visited the house ol his
mother in Paris and remained a
ft v\ minutes. He has written a
history of his father, which he. has
placed in Mr. Westun's hands.
His identity will not be divulged
until after his death, when this
book is to be published.
A HORRIBLE SIGHT.
All Nations Arming:
It is not at all encouragmgt o the
various peace societies of this and
other countries, says the Houston
Post, to observe the tremendous
preparations for war that are now
being made by most of the nations
of the earth, i'he millenium can
not be very close at hand when the
energies of the world are devo-
ted to the building of engines of
war and destruction.
The naval intelligence office has
issued a report outlining the pro-
posed increase of the world's naval
army and the cost, which will be
provided for this year All the
leading powers of the world are
preparing and "hastening to build
ships of war. Argentine will buy
or build two great battle ships,
two large cruisers and six torpedo
boats. Brazil will add four arm-
ored vessels and several torpedo
boats, Chili will add three large
vessels to her navy. In France
$14 000,000Will be voted tor con-
pruction, in England §91.00 ,000,
m Germany $20,000,000, in Italy
,400,000, in Spain $5,500,000, in
Rusia $1,250,000 and even in Bul-
garia $4,000,00-.). Here is a pro-
proposed aggregate expenditure of
about $150,000,000 for new war
ships! And the? naval plans of
China and Japan are not included.
The trouble is that the superior
equipment of one warlike or ag-
gresfcive nation, like France or
England, or Germany, forces all
the others to arm in self-defense.
The rich nations can stand the ex-
pense, but the poorer ones are
burdened only the more in their
desperate efforts to place toem-
selves in a position to repel ag-
gression or resent insult. Wheth-
er they want to indulge in such
costly ornaments, or not, there is
no alternative left but to build
more fighting machines. The Uni-
ted States are more exposed, rich-
er, a greater object of envy to the
older nations, at least, than any of
the New World countries, and yet
we are proceeding more leisurely
and economically than any other
first class power in putting om>
selves in a condition of defense.
Let us hope we will have no oc-
casion soon to regret this leisure
gait, but the indciations point the
other way. A condition of perfect
defense and security is the greatest
guaranty of respect and of peace.
Remains of Thr e Boys Strewn
Along th- ' rack of the Cot-
ton Belt Road.
Chandler, Henderson Co., Tex.,
March 23.—Three bodies were
picked up to-day by Conductor
Aiilton of passenger train No. 4 on
the Cotton Pelt, about two miles
south of Brownsboro. The bodies
were badly mangled and strewn on
the track for about 100 yards.
From best information gathered
ey were Boone Smith,Tom Shiflet
d Charlie McMillin, aged 18, 14
d 11 Smith and Shiflet lived
ar Brownboro, and McMiliin's
rents live in the Indian Territo-
It is supposed the boys were
ning a^jgty from home and were
d by pome train last night.
can not be had at
la writing, as Brownsboro is not
The Texas Exemption Law.
There is no greater incentive to
dishonesty in business methods
than in the ridiculous exemption
laws of Texas. They permit a
resident of a a town or city to own
a lot ox lots to the value of $5000,
regardless of the improvements,
which may be worth $50,000, if he
cares to invest that much, while a
poor widow whom he may owe is
denied the privilege of collecting
a dollar of the money due her by
any legal process. Under the pro-
visions of this law a man may en-
gage in business, obtain credit for
thousands of dollars, then transfer
his money to real estate worth
many times what he is honsstlj'
worth and leave his creditors with-
out relief. Or, if the man prefers
to invest his money in farming
land he may hold 20u acreas which
may and sometimes is worth $1000
an acre, and though he may owe
half of the men in his county the
law protects him in his enjoyment
of his fortune, while men may suf-
fer for the necessaries of life be-
cause they are unable to collect
their just debts from the unprin-
The Sandwich believes that a
reasonable amount should be ex-
empted from forced sale to every
head of a family, but the law
should not offer a premium on ras-
cality. A better policy would be
to allow each family, whether in a
town or in the country, a home-
stead worth, say, $1000. As the
law now is, while ostensiby in the
interest of the poor man, it offers
the best and safest opportunity for
the man of means to accumulate
wealth dishonestly and then to de-
fy those he has swindled. Texas
needs and should maintain an ex-
emption law fair, just an honest,
but all these attributes are not
fou id in our present system.—
A man who believes in the old
saying, "See a pin and pick it up,
and all day long you'll have good
luck,", saw a pin in front ol the
post o ffice the other day. Bend-
ing down to get it, his hat tumbled
off and rolled into the gutter; his
eye-glasses fell and broke on the
pavement; his suspenders save
way behind, he burst the button-
hole on the back of his shirt collar,
and he all but lost his front teeth.
He got the pin.—Ex.
A. P. A. To Take a Hand.
Washington, March 21.—The
American Protective Association,
better known as the A. P. A.,
which has been a factor in the
State and municipal politics of sev-
eral States for a number of years
has announced its intention to en-
ter upon the field of national pol-
itics in the coming presidential
campaign. Its first move toward
this crusade will be taken at a
meeting of the supreme advisory
board of the organization, called
to meet in Washington on Tuesday
March 24 This meeting is pre-
liminary to the session of the su-
preme council which will be held
here in May. Prominent mem-
bers of the order from every con-
gressional district in the country
will take part in the deliberations
of the supreme council and will
^determine the part which the or-
ganization will take in the cam-
paign. It is a part of the program
to insist on the re-enactment in
part) platforms this year of the
planks of the Republican and
Democratic platforms ol 1876, in
which both parties declared a-
gainst sectarian appropriations and
emoluments from public moneys
Mr A. L. Armsirong, and drug-
gist, and a prominent citizen ot
this enterprising town, says: "I
sell some forty different kinds of
cough medicine, but have never in
my experience sold so much of
any one article as I have of Bal-
lard's Horehound Syrup. Ail
who use it say it is the most per-
fect remedy tor cough, cold, con-
sumption, and all diseases of the
throat and lun^s, they have ever
tried." It is a specific for croup
and whooping cough. It will re-
lieve a cough in one minute. Con-
tains no opiates, Sold by Geo. A.
Money to Loan
on real estate
at very lowest
rates. Vendor's lien notes bought
and extended. Apply to
J. J. Rhodes.
Seed Oats at J. B, McKee & Cos. j * Seed Oats ai J. B. McKee & Cos.
is simmons liver regulator. Don't
forget to take it. Now is the time you
need it most to wake up your Liver. A
sluggish Liver brings on Malaria, Fever
and Ague, Rheumatism, and many other
ills which shatter the constitution and
wreck health. Don't forget the word
Regulator, it is Simmons Liver
regulator you want. The word reg-
ulator distinguishes it from all other
remedies. And, besides this, simmons
liver regulator is a Regulator of the
Liver, keeps it properly at work, that your
system may be kept in good condition.
FOR THE BLOOD take SIMMONS
LIVER REGULATOR. It is the best blood
purifier and corrector. Try it and note
the difference. Look for the RED Z
on every package. You wont find it on
any other medicine, and there is no other
Liver remedy like SIMMONS LIVER
REGULATOR—the Kingof Liver Remedies.
Be sure you get it.
J. H. Zeilin & Co., Philadelphia, Pa.
T From the News ]
Cotton acreage in our section
will bo materially increased this
The electric light plant is now
running all night. The early ris-
ers can eat breakfast by its light.
The Fairlee tap is seriously at-
tracting the attention of our peo-
ple. The Cotton Belt whistle will
resound in our midst ere another
Bob Morton is under bond for
appearance in the Justice court to-
day charged with selling liquor
and exchanging it for the purpose
of evading the law.
Cards are in process of issuance
announcing the marriage of Mr.
W. E. Weldon, of this city, and
Miss Maud Nunn of Bonham, at
Bonham, April 6th, at 1 o'clock;
in the Episcopal church.
Mrs. Nancy Ellis, mother of
Mrs. W F. Ross, died last Satur-
day and was buried at North Sul-
phur cemetery, in Delta county.
She-had been afflicted for years
with blindness and was crippled
by a fall in 1887.
Mrs. Josie Reynolds leaves this
morning for Greenville where she
will be married on the 25th to Mr.
Chas. J. Bayne, of Ennis, book-
keeper for the Central Road.
Their home will be in Ennis.
Last Friday morning, at 40 min-
utes past one o'clock, Mr. William
Martin passed over the dark river
of death to the world beyond. Mr.
Martin was a truthful, honest and
upright man, and was respected
by all. He suffered great pain for
The teachers in the public
schools for the ensuing year were
elected yesterday afternoon as fol-
lows:-Miss Lula Barlow, Miss
Laura Campbell, Miss Bettie Mc-
Fariand, Miss Delia Payne, Miss
Jessie Richardson The depart-
ment of music was abolished.
Censured Mr. Bayard.
Washington, March 20.—The
house to-day, after three days of
.debate, adopted a resolution cen-
suring Thomas F. Bayard, ex-sec-
retary of state and now ambassa-
dor to the court of St James, for
utterances delivered in an address
to the Boston, England, grammar
school, and in an address before
the Edinburgh (Scotland) Philoso-
phical institution last fali. The
vote stood 180.to 71 in favor of
the firs resolution and 191 to 59
in favor of the second. Five Re-
publicans broke away from party
lines- and voted against the resolu-
tion of censure, and six Democrats
voted for it. All the* Republicans
and nine Democrats voted for the
second resolution. Mr. Willis, a
Republican from Mr. Bayard's
State, made a speech in opposition
to the first resolution, and Mr.
Bailey (Dem ) of Texas not ouiy
indorsed the resolution, but de-
clared that a man who delivered
such utterances as Mr. Bayard had
at Boston was ' unworthy to rep-
resent the United States anywhere
at any time." There was a report
about the house after the resolu-
tions had been adopted that Am
bassador Bayard would resign, but
close friends of the administration
asserted postively that there were
no foundations for the rumors,
which they did not hesitate to rid-
J. H. Lloyd has opend a fresh
new stock of confectioneries in the
room cast of S L. Erwin & Co's,
and respectfully invites his friends
and the public to call and see him.
He will keep at all times, choicest
fruits, fine candies, cigars, etc,
and summer drinks.
50c. and $1 per box, 6 for $5.
Japanese Pile Ointment. 25 and
50c. per box. Japanese Liver
Pellets, 50 pills. 25c.
Will cure all kinds of Piles. Why suffer with this terrible tlisease .
guarantee with 6 $1.00 boxes, to refund the moaiey if not cured.
dress on receipt of price. The Japanese Pile Cur^Company, St. Paul, Allnn.
J. W. HAMILTON,
Harness, Bridles, Sad-
dles and Collars.,
BUGGY HARNESS made of
Pure Oal^-Tanoed Leather.
Prices to suit all.
If you want a good saddle made "of California leather and
good trees for a little money come here for it. Only two
carts left of last year's stock, I will sell at cost for cash.
I have a full car of Vehicles, consisting of Buggies, Phae-
tons, Surries, Road Wagons and the noted Hammack carts,
to be on exhibition at my shop in a few days, and I tell you
positively it will pay you to wait a few days before you
buy. Every vehicle guaranteed. Quick sales and small
profits is the way I sell them. Come and see.
West Side Square, next door to Scott Bros.
You will Always find Ifinnii'iO'Q
Everything ^ &
Kept in a First-Class _ «
They also carry a full line of Paint Brushes.
Their ROSE CREAM for chapped hands, faces
and lips is unexcelled.
Place Your Property in the Hands of
They have some Good Bargains for those who
Want to Buy Homes.
A good farm G miles East of North from Hon.
ey Grove' of 160 acres, 75 acres in cultivation, 11
acres in fine meadow and >.he rest in good past-
ure. Fine orchard, good house of 6 rooms, 1
pool 1 cistern 1 well, good barn, $15.00 per acre,
$1000 cash rest in notes to suit the purchaser.
This is the best bargain in the country.
100 acres black land 3 miles East of Honey
Grove, well improved, terms easy.
208 acres of good land fenced and fO acres in
cultivation, for $1500, terms easy. This must
sell, and a man can get a fine bargain.
95 acres. 75 in cultivation, 12 miles north of
Honey Grove, 10 acres in orchard, 20 acres hay
pasture Good residence and tenant house.
Everlasting water. $1,500. Terms easy.
80 acres, 7 miles southeast of Honey Grove, 65
acres in cultivation. Price $1800. Easy terms.
40 acres, 4K miles southeast of Honey Grove.
$40 per acre.
240 acre farm 3% miles east of Honey Grove,
Finest in the land, on the Petty road.
115 acre farm, 2K miles east of Honey Grove,
on the Petty road.
300 acres of the Scott & Baldwin's pasture, 5
miles north of Honey Grove.
A lot of one acre and two houses in Northeast
part of town to sell cheap. $1200.
A grist and saw mill and cotton gin located
near Gum Springs or Bois d'Ard Creek. 9 acres
of land all in good condition. Will trade for
farm or take some stock. $2500,
230 acres of black prairie meadow in Wi*«
county to sell cheap or trade for property in
40 acres good black land farm, all in cultiva-
tion, one house, 3 miles north of Honey Grove.
Easy terms. J
435 acres known as the Stephens farm and
pasture, 5 miles north of Honey Grove, good
If you want to buy or sell come to see us, we
will advise you as to the value of lands awd
titles to same.
480 acres known as Birdsall pasture, 7 mile#
north of Honey Grove, 17 pet ai re. r~
140 acres good black land 8>.J mPis ncrii) of
Honey Grove, lfta cultivation, good improve
ments. Easy terms.
145 acres black land, 33£ miles north of Honey
Grove. A bargain.
555 acres of black waxy land in Hunt County.
435 acres in cultivation, 4 good sets of houses,
all fenced, fine level land, nt $24.50 per acrc.
Within 4 and 5 miles of 3 depots.
Also another tract of 1050 acres near Celeste in
Hunt Countj, $20 per acre.
Also a business house and lot on South Sixth
street 24x42% feet, to sell cheap, on easy terms
151 acres of land, 135 in cultivation 3 houses
with good wells of at each, all wire fence, 15
acres in timber and pasture. $20 per acre 1-3
For a Neat-Fitting,
BOOT OR SHOE
W.T.CLARK'S SHOE SHOP
South Sixth Street.
FINE BOOTS § SHOES MADE TO ORDER. PERFECT FIT GUARANTEED.
Repairing Neatly Done.
YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED.
W. UNDERWOOD, Pres. B. 0. WALC0TT, Vice Pres. I A. PIERCE, 2d Vice. Pres.
Tc IK COLE, Cashier. J. A. UNDERWOOD, Assi. Cashier.
FIRST NATIONAL RANK
OF HONEY GROVE, TEX.
The National Park Bank of New York.
The Whitney National Bank of New
St. Louis National Bank, St. Louis,
American National Bank, Kansas
With an ample capital and every
desirable facility for the transaction
of a banking business in all of its
branches, we solicit the deposit ac-
counts (large or small) of all classes
who desire unquestionable security
and prompt response to their de«
W. Underwood, Young Burgher, M. A. Galbraith, T. U. Cole, C. W. T.
Weldon, J. P. Pierce, B. O. Walcott, D. E. Taylor, John A. Pierce, J. M.
Petty, T. W. Trout, J. B. McKee, Tom Randolph, J. A. Underwood, J. EL
Gardner, W. A. Dial, U. T. Cole, B. M. Burgher, A. L. Wood, J. A. Kinkead,
F. W. Underwood. Fritz Messerer, Percv Simms White, Susie B. Cole, C. B.
Bryan, E. B. Cole, W. D. Wilkins, J. T." Holt, W. W. Wood.
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Lowry, J. H. Honey Grove Signal. (Honey Grove, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 38, Ed. 1 Friday, March 27, 1896, newspaper, March 27, 1896; Honey Grove, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth346524/m1/1/: accessed August 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Honey Grove Preservation League.