The Denison News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 3, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 9, 1873 Page: 2 of 4
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THURSDAY..............IAN. 9, 1873.
DENISON AS A BI SINESS POINT.
The question is frequently asked,
“ What is there to support Denison,
and give it an advantage over other
towns in the State?” As a partial
answer to this question we will give
a few figures. We have conversed
With the officers of the M., K. & T.
Railway Co. and of the Overland
Transit Company, from whom we
have gathered the statistics which we
make the basis of the following re-
marks ; and we will add that we be-
lieve them to be perfectly reliable:
The amount of freights southward
bound, which are now coming over
the M..K. & T. Railway, is estimated
at between 75 and 85 car loads per day,
which is about 850 tons. Fully eighty
per cent, of this freight is destined
for various points east and west of
this city, and will require, say 550
wagons to haul it to its destination.
Supplies must be purchased here for
the teams and men, money expended
for repairs, etc. These wagons will
bring as return freight, cotton, hides,
wool, and other products of the coun-
try, a large portion of which will he
consigned to our commission mer-
chants, and advances made—all of
which creates business and puts
money in circulation.
These 550 wagons each requires a
driver, and say every 12 wagons a
maradomo or wagon-master. The
wages of the former we will put at
$23 a month, and the latter at $50,
making a total of$i6,ooo. It is cus-
tomary to pay these men monthly.
Their puv alone places a considerable
sum of money in active circulation,
among our merchants.
The government freight last year
during six months, through the Over-
land Transportation Company, who
are the contractors, destined for Forts
Griffin, Richardson and Sill, alone
amounted to 3000 tons. For the
next six months it will be much
larger, as under the orders of General
Sheridan, commanding this district,
in addition to the above posts, Forts
Concho, McKavit, Fountain, Davis,
Stockton and Quitman will also re-
ceive their supplies via of the M., K.
& T. Railway. As these posts average
eight companies each, some idea may
be formed of the immense amount
of supplies that will be required. We
will place the increase at the low
estimate of 7000 tons, and let us see
the result, in a business view, to
Denison: 7000 tons of freight will
require say 6000 wagons to transport
it. which is 540 wagons per day. The
cost for drivers, wagon masters, sup-
plies. repairs, etc., will amount to not
less than $250 per wagon in making
the round trip. All the men will be
paid off at Denison; supplies, etc.,
will be purchased here, all of which
must result in placing a large amount
of monev in the hands of mechanics
and business men. In this estimate
we have not taken into account the
expenditures resulting from the re-
cruiting service, which in the course
of a year amounts to very consider-
Orders are already issued that all
the supplies for the army of North-
ern and Western Texas: even as far
as the Rio Grande, shall be brought
over the M., K. & T. Railway via
Denison, St. Louis and the West.
Heretofore a large portion of these
supplies have been transported to
New Orleans, thence by the Morgan
steamers to Galveston or Indianola.
thence to Austin or San Antonio.
This circuitous route is now super-
ceeded by the direct line to this city,
while the distance from here to the
various forts on t ie frontier is no fur-
ther than from Austin and San An-
tonio to these forts, resulting in a
great saving to the government both
in expense and time. Messrs. Adams
A Wicks have contracted with the
government to supply all those forts
until July next, and have made Deni-
son their supply depot.
We will now say a few words re-
garding the shipment of cotton.
Nearly all Northern Texas is a cotton
producing region, and the'cheapest
and best outlet is via the M., K. A T.
Railway to St. Louis and New York.
The expense of transportation is less
this way, and this is consequently the
natural channel for its shipment.
The shipment the past year has been
at least 30,000 bales. Each team
will haul say five bales; requiring
6000 teams during the cotton season
to transport it. Add to the amount
disbursed for hire, supplies, etc., and
the handling of this cotton, the ad-
vancements by our commission mer-
chants,and it will readily be seen that
this one article of traffic will alone
create a flourishing business.
The M„ K. A T. Railway have
shipped the past year 120,000 bead
of cattle vjued at fully $12 a bead,
making a total of $1.-140,000. I hese
were shipped at a point 73 miles
north of here. The p'-es- nt liberal
reduction in freights will probably
result in the road controlling at this
point fr om 175,000 to *00,000 head
of cattle this year, amounting to up-
wards of $2,500,000. The cost of
shipment will be about $6 per head;
making at the lowest estimate, over
$1,000,000, as the amount accruing
from transportation to a market alone.
These cattle it should be recollect-
ed, are driven an average of- 150 or
200 miles, involving an outlay of at
least $2 per head. Advances will be
made on these cattle as fast as deliv-
ered to the Company, and the hands
will be paid otf here, and most of
the money placed in circulation.
This gives another fine revenue.
The mercantile freights over the
railroad will average not less than
200 cars a day, before the year is
out, for we have a large scope of
country whose merchants are looking
in this direction to get their goods,
freight being lower, and communica-
tion more direct, and less time re-
quired for transportation.
We have thus hastily gone over a
few figures to show our readers what
are our facilities for business. W e
have not space to enter into mimi-
tiaes, draw comparisons or foot up
the results—that we will leave those
to do who are interested in the mat-
ter. Here are the facts, anil many
others might he presented, and we
leave our readers to draw the conclu-
Denison is to-day to Texas what
Leavenworth was in ’58, ’59, ’60 and
’61 to tlie great West beyond—a
supplv depot for an extensive range
of forts and frontier towns; and in
addition, is surrounded by a fertile
country, already dotted with thrifty
farms and villages—all tributary to
her future grandure and wealth.
We well remember that when the
present location of Denison was at
last definitely settled, that the argu-
ment which opponents to the locali-
tv most relied upon, and which they
appeared to think unanswerable, was
that we could never get a sufficient
supply of water. The Town Com-
pany thought differently, and imme-
diatelv went to work to test the mat-
ter by sinking a well on Main street,
in the very heart of the city. The
result was that at a depth of 36 feet,
they struck a vein of pure water,
which is inexhaustible though it has
been u'sed continually ever since by
a large number of residents for sev-
eral squares around.
About the same time, (some two
months ago), Mr. Densmorc dug a
well on his lot on Crawford street,
and at the depth of only 12 feet,
reached a fine vein of water,and it is
now over four feet deep, and the sup-
ply more than equal to the demand.
.V well has been dug recently for
the use of the new hotel, at the foot
of Main street, and an abundant sup-
ply of water reached at a depth of
25 feet. There is now nine feet of
water in that well.
A short time since, Mr. Perry had
a well dug near his residence in the
western part of the city, on the hill,
and at a depth of only 20 feet struck
a vein of soft water, which is now
five feet deep, and pronounced the
best water in Northern Texas.
Mr. Killgore has a well at his resi-
dence north of the Nelson House,
which is 30 feet deep, with live feet
of excellent water.
Mr. James Morris has just com-
pleted the curbing of a well for the
Nelson Hosue, on Main street, which
is 34 feet deep and with fifteen feet
Mr. Downing is now engaged dig-
ging a well for the use of his stable
on Woodward* street. Saturday they
blasted through a rock at the depth
of nine feet, and the drill was fol-
lowed by a stream of water nearly
as large as a man’s wrist. It is prob-
able however, that he will find it
! necessary to go down a few feet fur-
Governor L. S. Owings reached a
powerful stream of pure water in his
well at the livery stable on Owings
street last week, and though over one
hundred and twenty-five horses, be-
sides several head of stock are sup-
plied from it, there is an abundance
of water to spare. This well is 33
These wells it will be noticed, are
scattered all over (lie city, and in no
instance has there been a failure of
finding an abundant supply of the
best and sweetest water.
But while it is now settled beyond
cavil that we can always have water
in abundance, in the dryest seasons,
by digging for it; we arc by no
means compelled to rely upon wells
for so necessary and article. From
one and a-half to three miles from
the citv are several large and perma-
nent springs, either one of which
will supply water sufficient for a
large population, and they arc so sit-
uated tjjat the water could be
brought into the city at comparative-
ly small expense.
As this lnig-a-boo of no water is
now pretty ctlerlived, exploded by
incontrovTriable facts (which are
stubborn things), we are anxious to
know w hat certain w iseacres will say
Russia is about commencing a
military campaign in Central Asia.
tien. Santa Anna is still alive, and
is expected in Vera Cruz the present
On the 4th the snow fell to a depth
in Leavenworth, Kansas, before un-
The ship Bennington was wreck-
ed north of the Canaries, Nov. 29th.
Eight men were lost.
The Emancipation, a radical pa-
per of Toulouse, France, has been
The Grand Duke Alexis had a
grand reception in Japan, the 25th of
December, given by the Mikado.
The department of religion has
been abolished in Japan, or rather
merged into that of education.
One hundred and fifty bales of cot-
ton were destroyed by fire at sea on
the steamer Minnesota last week.
580 more Communists have been
sentenced to penal servitude at New
Lieutenant-General Von Komecke
will succeed Von R0011 as Minister
of war to Prussia.
The Spanish troops in Cuba, have
captured the insurgents, Col. Isa-
ilong Benitez, and Dr. Guirout.
At Washington, Jan. 2d, Madame
Schiebl was married to Mr. Savage,
formerly U. S. Consol, at Marseilles.
The Isabella Hartley, from New
York for Antwerp, loaded with cot-
ton, was abandoned at sea. Most of
Seven convicts escaped from the
Auburn, N. Y. States prison, on the
afternoon of tbe 2d, by digging
The Pope 'says the cities of Eu-
rope are dancing on perilous ground,
alluding^to the persecutions of the
Thejmessagc of Gov. Brown, of
Missouri, covers 40 pages of fools-
cap. It recommends the calling of a
All the bodies have been recov-
ered from the Center street ruins.
They were so charred that the fea-
tures were unrecognizable.
The Vera Cruz A City of Mexico
Railroad is completed, and a grand
"fiesta” will be given in commemo-
ration of the event.
Fish, Secretary of State, will re-
sign the 4th of March, and Grant
has promised to appoint Win. M.
Evans his successor.
Mayor 1 Iall, of New York, after
21 years of official service, retired to
private life with the close of the
year, and resumes the practice of
Both branches of the Missouri
Legislature have organized. Mr.
Mcllhaney, of Audrain, was elected
Speaker of the House; Mr. B. E.
Cohen, official stenographer.
The King of Kamehamcha is
dead, and all the consular Hags in
San Francisco were at half-mast on
the 31st of December, in conse-
The officers of the Masonic lodges
in Omaha have published a card de-
nying any connection with the lot-
tery scheme on foot for aid to build
a Masonic Temple in that city.
The Marlin Telegram, after a
couple of weeks suspension, again
makes its appearance with J. M.
Bailey as proprietor, and Col. Good-
John F. Pawson A Co., of Lon
don, dealers in Manchester goods,
have failed, with liabilities to the
amount of £15,000.000, This will
probably cause other heavy business
houses to suspend.
The New York Methodist preach-
ers in convention in New York, re-
cently had a heated discussion on the
annihilation of the wicked. A com-
mittee had to he appointed to settle
The Pennsylvania coal operators
have proposed a compromise for
1873 on the basis of 1872, sliding
down if coal declines as low as
$2 25 per ton, as minimum. It is
expected the men will accept the of-
A steamer arrived in New York
last week from South Carolina, with
ten men accused of being Ku-Klux.
They were in charge of carpet-bag
South Carolina Marshals, and being
taken to Albany, there to be thrust in
The Postoffice Department at
Washington have issued orders that
all the newspaper mail in the
larger cities must be made up at the
offices of publication, and sent di-
rectly.to the railroads without going
through the postofficcs.
The Fifth Avenue Theatre, New
York, has been burned. Loss $250,-
000 to $300,000. Many of me ac-
tors lost valuable wardrobes. 1 he
theatre was three stories nigh, with a
fine marble front and was owned by
the widow of tbe late James Fisk,
jr. Mr. Augustin Daly, the leasee,
lost $50,000. and had no insurance.
1 The fire probably originated from
] an ovi '111 ated liirnaie,
The jury in the Stokes case, after
being out about three hours, Satur-
day, the 4th inst, brought in a ver-
dict of guilty of murder in the first
degree. Judge Boardman deferred
sentence until Monday. On hearing
the verdict the prisoner turned ashy
pale, and his sister wept aloud. It
is thought no exceptions to the ver-
dict will be taken by Stoke's law-
The N. Y. Tribune threatens one
New York and one Brooklyn editor
with a libel suit unless certain false
statements made by them concerning
that paper are at once retracted.
Lawrence is in full possession of the
It is thought the peach buds are
killed by the severe weather.
E. N. Emmons has sold the Caw-
ker Sentinel to Flavius Macmillan.
The Lawrence Tribune has come
out as a morning German paper.
They have bad good sleighing in
various places in Kansas.
Small “cords” of wood retail in
Wichita for $5 to $6 per load.
Mr. George Hoover, late of Lyndon,
talks of starting a paper at Grasshop-
More beer is manufactured in Leav-
enworth than in any three towns on
the Missouri river.
Mr. G. M. Barnes has been presen-
ted with a beautiful tea set by the
Masons of Leavenworth Lodge.
Solomon City is glorying in the
completion of a $20,000 gristmill,
propelled by water power.
Rev. H. W. Stratton has tendered
his resignation as pastor of the Pres-
byterian church of Iola.
At Dodge City the hams of lmftalo
arc worth 1 1-2 to 2 cents per pound,
and the hides from $1 50 to $2 50
The number of scholars attending
the Catholic school at Osage Mission
is 350 of whom 200 are males and
A long red worm, somewhat like
the thousandlegged worm, infests the
corn in Northern Kansas, thereby kill-
ing many horses.
There are thirty-one organized
school districts in Ottawa county,
nearly all of which contain good com-
fortable school houses.
Miss Wright, assistant State Su-
perintendent of schools, was married
in Leavenworth, night before last, to
Hon. Charles A. Birnia,
Water has now been discovered on
the “desert,” as it used to he called
popularly, at Bunker Hill station on
the Kansas Pacific.
The Rev. S. A. Stoddard was for-
mally installed pastor of the first Pres-
byterian Church of Independence, on
Thursday evening last.
The State Line City, is the name
of a new town located where the A.
T. A S. F. R. It. passes from Kansas
Mrs. Mattie Hulett Parry of Wis-
consin. the eminent inspirational and
trance speaker, is delivering lectures
at Kansas City to full houses.
The first number of a weekly call-
ed the Rav county ( hronide, and pub-
lished at Richmond, Ray County, in
this State, has made its appearance.
I11 Leavenworth, miners earn from
$75 to $100 a month. Many of them
are returning to England on account
of the high wages there.
The Republican valley road is be-
ing pushed in spite of the extremely
cold weather. At present rate it will
be through to Clay Center early in
The editor of the Abilene Chroni-
cle, who is a State senator elect, ma-
Uctli moitn because the Topeka hash-
cries announce “only six dollars per
day for a room and one bed during
the senatorial contest.
The Hoard of Directors of the Kan-
sas City, Wyandotte A Northeastern
narrow gauge railway have passed a
resolution to extend their line from
Independence to Arrow Rock, in Sa-
In i860 there were about two hun-
dred school houses in Kansas,this year
there will be about two thousand.
In 1865 there were but sixty miles of
railroad; now there are about two
'flic Chetopa Advance says there
are business men in that place who
make out their bills on old collars, in
preference togetting printed bill heads
at trifling cost. They are the kind of
men to everlastingly kill a town.
Mrs. Wilcoxson,a superior “inspira-
tional” speaker, is visiting at Empo-
ria, and has been solicited to deliver
a lecture before she leaves the city.
She is reputed one of the pleasantest
and most eloquent speakers of which
The Emporia Ledger of the zd
says: Snow and ice still envelops
Mother Earth’s bosom, and the boys
are sliding around the streets and
side-walks on skates.
* THE BAXTER MURDER.
The following particulars of the
murder at Baxter Springs, to which
we alluded in our last issue, we take
from the Kansas City Commercial.
Epps and Howard have had an ex.
animation and been committed for
Tuesday evening Marshal Howard
and his Deputy Van Epps, were
walking along the street with a mail
carrier, with whom they entered the
office of the Wiggins House, where
they found William Westcott, a pri-
vate or merchants policeman. As
they entered the mail carrier said
something that was offensive to
Westcott, which resulted in a diffi-
culty between them. This however
was amicably adjusted. Again
about mid-night the Marshal and
Deputy Marshal came in contact
with Westcott at a saloon, and a
quarrel was the result, terminating
in Westcott drawing a revolver and
backing them down. Not long after
this the Marshal and Deputy again
appeared at the Wiggins House of-
fice, having a double-barrelled shot-
gun. This they set down in one
corner and deliberately proceeded to
warm themselves. After having
gained a comfortable degree of
warmth they took up the shot-gun
and went out. After a few minutes
a shot was heard, and inside of five
from the time they left the fire they
were warming by it as composedly
as though nothing had taken place.
The mail carrier, who was still sit-
ting by the fire, asked what that shot
meant. The Deputy Marshal re-
plied that he guessed Westcott had
been sliot, they had seen him fall out
there in the street. The Marshal,
however, immediately added he
would teach men that when he com-
manded them to halt they must obey.
A party went into the street soon
afterwards, and after some time
searching, found Westcott dead.
The shot from the shot-gun had en-
tered the back of his head and neck.
The saloon keeper, where the quar-
rel between Westcott and t"an Epps
took place, says that after the shot
Westcott came to his saloon and ask-
ed for a revolver, saying that Vail
Epps had shot him. The saloon
keeper loaned him his revolver and
this he had in his hand when found,
his own revolver being gone.
Both Van Epps and Howard were
arrested anil are now in jail.
A TALE OF 1JOKKOK.
The New York Tribune of De-
cember 26th, publishes the following
particulars of the Goose creek rail-
road disaster. The train was going-
down a grade of 85 feet to the mile
and was about sixty rods from Pros-
pect depot, and had shut oft" steam
and was about sixty feet from the
north end of the trestle work when a
broken wheel of the tender was dis-
covered, but under the impetus of the
down grade a stoppage could not be
made. The cars turned completely
over and remained bottom side up,
then fell perpendicularly to the ground
below, a distance of twenty feet.
When tbe cars struck, the trucks
crushed through the bottoms ofthem
and as the stoves of the passenger cars
were directly over the trucks they
were crushed to pieces, and immedi-
ately the wood work of the cars took
fire. Of forty-six people known to
have been on the two cars but one es-
caped unaided, namely, the breaks-
man on the passenger coach who
jumped clear of the cars as they were
falling. The wood work of the pas-
senger car burned freely, and before
anything could be done by the force
at hand to prevent it, the flame en-
veloped both ends of the car and crept
rapidly toward the center. Penned
within it at this time with no possi-
ble chance to extricate themselves,
were forty-three passengers, the con-
ductor, and one child ; of those seat-
ed in the ends of the car none escap-
ed ; but help arriving, about twenty-
live dead and living bodies were ta-
ken out of the center of it, and the
(lames were extinguished. The re-
mains of the other passengers were
The roll foots up as follows: Sav-
ed, all more or less injured, nineteen ;
dead, nineteen ; missing, eight. The
dead with four exceptions, were burn-
ed so as to be unrecognizable from
their features, and there arc but three
that could possibly be identified from
shreds of clothing adhering to roast-
ed flesh. Five were headless and with-
out limbs, and the remainder had the
flesh all burned oil the extremities.
The eight missing are supposed to
have been completely consumed, and
there are pieces of skulls, watches
and the like sufficient to partially jus-
tify such a belief. Among the killed
are Mark Haight, Boston ; Mr. Os-
born. Westfiield ; Mr. Ryan, E. H.
Bell, telegrapher at Sherman : Mr.
Carleton, Frank Taylor, baggage mas-
ter; Con. Malonev, track master at
A . W A 8 S () N ,
J. E. STREEPER,
PROVISIONS, FRUITS, NUTS, ETC.
Main st., bet.‘Ru«k and Burnett,
Goods warranted as represented. i-3tf
Carry the News!
R. L. CHANDLER,
llax completed his
LARGE FURNITURE STORE,
Cor. Main and Austin sts.,
and is prepared to sell
AT THK VERY LOWEST CASH PRICKS,
Every description of
Mattresses, Carpets, Oil Cloths, Mattings,
Window Shades, Wall Paper, Glass
Ware, Queensware, Wood and
Willow Ware; also,
HATS, CAPS, BOOTS, SHOES,
CLOTHING, UNDERWEAR, AC.
Remember the Big Store, at the corner of
Main and Austin streets, i-i 3m
P. D. POLLARD,
Main Street, opposite the Lclson House,
DKNISON, TEXAS. *
J. P, Deeper. E. II. Lingo.
-J. P. DEEPER A CO., .
WHITE PINE LUMBER,
DOORS, SASH, SHINGLES, &C.
Motto — " Not to ho Undersold.”
Office & Yard cor. Austin and Owings sts.
DENISON, TEXAS. 1-23111
“The Live Drug Store.”
Dr, II. MOSLEY, 1’kopkiktor.
Receiving daily a large assortment of
DRUGS and MEDICINES,
TOILET ARTICLES, ScC.
PURE WINES AND LIQUORS
For medicinal purposes.
PAINTS, OILS, GLASS, &C.
Also, just received, a choice lot of
TO IIACCGS AND C1G ARS
Carefully compounded. 1-1 ;m
O IN T I M I f I
The reliable and popular through express
It takes four mules, three drivers,
and a half column of profanity, to
draw one of the huge stones for the
Topeka capital portico, from the de-
pot to the grounds.
An indulgent Kansas parent sold
his cooking stove for $n in order to
take his 14 children to the circus. He
says it only comes two or three times
a year, and besides, he never had
much to cook on the stove, anyhow.
Emporia (Kas.) Ledger says: Gi-
rard has a one-armed printer. The
Press says he is a good workman.
In distributing he uses a job stick,
filled with type, which lie sets before
him mi the case. In setting he also
places the stick 1 icforc him in the same
way. and justifies the lines with al-
most IK much celerity as though he
had a dozen hands.
Mr. Wasson is connected with the well
known house of It. I). Wasson, Nos. yjo,
oil, 92.) and <ji(> North Second street, St.
Louis, Mo. 1 -21f
OUSE AND LOT on Skiddy street.
Good business stand. Apply at lliift
and all points
EAST, NORTH AND SOUTH!
NO CHANGE OF CARS FROM ST.
LOUIS TO NEW YORK,
And other principal Eastern cities.
MISSOURI PACIFIC RAILWAY
is equipped with
El. I(. A NT DAY COACIIKH,
1*1 l.l M AN PAl.VCr SI.KKri KM,
MII I I.IUS PATENT I'l.ATFOKM,
PATENT STI AM RHAKK,
All eq lipmeiil uneuualed hv an \ other road
in the West.
FARMERS AND MECHANICS
W. L. HULL, Banker.
DOES A GENERAL BANKING BUSI-
NESS, BUYS & SELLS FOREIGN.
& DOMESTIC EXCHANGE.
Alio, agent for the
Innman diGuin Line of Ocean Steamers.
Parties wishing to bring their friends,
or desiring information, apply to
W. L. HULL,
,1 Main street, Denison, Texaa.
H. A. Phillips, President Merchants
National Bank, Fort Scott.
Butcher & Drovers Bank, St. Louis, Mo.
Northrop & Chick, Bankers, N. Y.
Wholesale and retail dealers in
Flour, Sugars, Molasses, Syrups,
Hams, Bacon, Shoulders, Salt,
Coffee, Canned Goods, Coal
. Oil, Whiskies, Lard,
EVERY VARIETY OF GROCERIES.
We have also on hand a large and full
Furniture, Hardware, Stoves, &e.,
all of which wc will dispose of
CHEAP FOR ( AS!/, AT ST. LOUIS
with carriage and small percent, added.
Liberal cash advances on Cotton,
Wool and Hides shipped through us to
our correspondents in St. Louis, New
York and Galveston, and special attention
given to the execution of orders in those
Skiddv street, Denison, Texas.
Crawford st., next Police office,
Is open for public patronage.
Wedding Cakes & Fancy Confectionery,
furnished to order. Public or private ball
suppers gotten up in best style.
MEALS ALL HOURS, DAY & NIGHT.
Green Celerv, Lake Fish, and all Game in
season, always on hand, aud Oyster* «
served in every style. l-l 3m
ED. S. ASTON,
(With 1*. A. Aston,)
Wholesale and retail dealer in
The highest cash prices paid for
ALL COUNTRY PRODUCE.
Goods marked down to the lowest figure
and sold for cash only.
Also, just received* a fine assortment of
HOOTS AND SHOES.
Store ou north side of Crawford street,
1-1 3m DENISON, TEXAS.
STONE & GUY,
G R O C E R S ,
Keep a general assortment of
FA MILY GROCERIES 1
LIQUORS, CIGARS Si TOBACCO,
Crawford street, east side,
1-13111 t DENISON, TEXAS.
M. L. KELLEY,
TIN, COPPER & SHEET-IRON
Main st., adjoining the "Original Star,"
All work in my line done on short notice.
SA IIM ACTION Cil’ARTEED.
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The Denison News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 3, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 9, 1873, newspaper, January 9, 1873; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth723411/m1/2/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Grayson County Frontier Village.