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PERSONAL.

     Mr. F. T. Collins and Miss Sallie Tucker will be married at the First Methodist church at 8 o'clock to-morrow evening.

- January 7, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 7.
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JOHN ATRACH
DOES THE TOWN.

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BOSS OF THE PEARL MISSING
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A Young Turk Marries a Dallas Girl,
Whose Father Stakes Him -- He Grabs
$500 of the Old Man's Money
and Skips for Asia.

     Ike Atrach, the Turk who ran the Pearl Chile and Ice Cream Parlor, a cozy and inviting little place on Akard street, between Main and Commerce, is missing.
     About five months ago, Atrach married the young daughter of Mr. W. H. Fischer, and Mr. Fischer recently bought the stand and fixtures of the Pearl and turned them over to his son-in-law, and authorized him to buy a stock of goods for the stand.
     Atrach bought $400 or $500 worth of fruits and confections on time from Garlington & Co. and Esonau[?], and stood off his cooks, waiters and clerks for their salaries, and on last Thursday night, skipped with all the money he had taken in, besides $500 of the old man's hardest money, leaving his help and the wholesale houses in the lurch for what was due them, and also abandoning his young wife.
     The Turk gave no reason for thus grabbing everything in sight and quietly, quitting the city. Mr. Fisher says he believes his son-in-law is desirous of returning to Asia, and is now on his way to the Orient.
     The young wife is heart-broken over the discovery that her husband could thus basely desert her.

- January 7, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 4, col. 4.
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"WHAT DO YOU
THINK OF HIM?"

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"HE'S ALL RIGHT -- YOU BET!"
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The Marriage of G. W. Thomas and the
Widow Murphy This Morning While
Deputy Clerk Elliott Held
the Baby.

     G. W. Thomas and Mrs. Laura Murphy, the latter carrying a two-weeks' old boy baby, showed up in the County Clerk's office this morning and asked for a marriage license and somebody to perform the ceremony.
     County Judge Nash was soon found, and in the presence of a considerable crowd, married the couple, while Deputy Clerk Elliott held the little baby.
     When the ceremony was over, a T
IMES HERALD representative stepped forward to get a good look at the infant. Seeing which, the groom asked in tones that showed he was proud of the little fellow:
     "Well, what do you think of him?"
     "He's all right."
     "You bet he is," said Mr. Thomas, with evident satisfaction.

- January 10, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 1.
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BREAKING UP
HOUSE-KEEPING.

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MRS. LUSCH'S MARRIED LIFE.
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She Tells All About It in Her Petition for
Divorce, How Her Husband Kicked
and Cuffed Her and Knocked
Over the Table.

     Mrs. August L. Lusch has sued C. E. Lusch in the Forty-fourth District Court for divorce.
     In her petition, she says they were married in Dallas June 14, 1892, and lived together until November 25, 1894, when he abandoned her and that they had not been married long before he began to mistreat and abuse her. At first, he would mildly throw out a few curse words. From this, he gradually drifted into striking her, not very hard at first, but by degrees, throwing a little more force into the blow, until he got to hauling away in good old-fashioned style and knocking her sprawling. On the morning of Nov. 25, 1894, he was unusually violent. As she was preparing his breakfast, he knocked her down, kicked her several times while she was on the floor, upset the breakfast table and threw the dishes and cooking utensils out the door, and then left for good.

- January 17, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 4, col. 4.
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"MILITARY" WEDDING
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Compulsory Society Event in Dark-
town This Morning.

     Mary Armer made affidavit in Justice Lauderdale's Court Thursday evening against John Mitchell (both are colored), charging him with seducing her.
     John was promptly locked up by Deputy Constable Sanderson. One night in jail brought him to time, and Friday morning, he got his consent to marry the girl. Judge Lauderdale performed the ceremony, and in conclusion, said: "Now John, kiss her." John complied.

- January 19, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 3.
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MARRIED AT
THE MISSION.

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SPECIAL EVENT OF THE BETHEL.
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Mr. Smith and Mrs. Drew United Their Lives
at the Altar of the Poor and Penitent
How the Mission Services
are Progressing.

     There was an unusual departure at the Bethel Mission services last night. The attendance was exceptionally large. Superintendent Cooper announced that there was a couple present who wished to be united in the bonds of matrimony, and that the rite would take place at once.
     The parties were Mrs. Lulu Drew and Mr. A. G. Smith. The Rev. Mr. Kinne, of the Methodist church, performed the ceremony, concluding with a few appropriate words. After the marriage, the couple quietly returned to their places in the audience, and Mr. Kinne proceeded with his sermon.
     Among those who professed conversion was an old man who had, for many years, been a victim to strong drink, and a large number of persons expressed a desire to be prayed for.
     Street service will be held to-night at 7 o'clock. Christians are urged to attend. At 7:30, Evangelist Wilson will deliver a sermon.
     The present attendance at the Bethel Mission is unusually large and the attendance growing.

- January 22, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 3.
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CITY NEWS NOTES.

     Miss Annie Turk, of Fort Worth, and Mr. E. S. Dudley, of Akinsville, Mo., were married Wednesday morning by Justice E. S. Lauderdale.

- January 26, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 3.
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BRIEF, BUT BREEZY.
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Mrs. Sargent Gives Her Married Expe-
rience in a Divorce Suit.

     Mrs. Rose Sargent, to-day, filed suit for divorce from J. W. Sargent. She sets forth that they were married in Dallas in July, 1894, and lived together precisely two weeks, when she left him on account of bad treatment.
     Mrs. Sargent says that the ceremony was hardly over, before her husband began to mistreat her and curse her. In her petition, she gives several samples of the curse words he applied to her. They are unfit for publication, but are certainly up to the highest standard.

- January 29, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 3.
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MATRIMONY AT
THE ZERO POINT.

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A Dallas Wedding in the Snow at
6 p. m.

     Late yesterday evening, a couple drove up to the court house door. The man alighted and the woman held down the buggy. Old timers in the vicinity knew that the County Clerk was going to sell a marriage license. The names of the parties were Q. D. Parker and Miss Medilla Vaughn.
     Mr. Parker inquired for a Justice of the Peace and was referred to Judge Skelton. He stated that he wished to be married in the middle of Commerce street, at the foot of the bridge. Justice Skelton, notwithstanding the inclemency of the weather, readily consented to accommodate the couple and the ceremony was accordingly performed just as the court house clock struck 6.
     Nobody seems to have asked who the couple were or whence they came.

- January 30, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 3.
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MRS. HANSEN
WANTS A DIVORCE.

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She Says Her Husband Drinks Hard
and is Abusive.

     Sarah J. Hansen has filed suit in the Fourteenth District Court for divorce from Olye Hansen, setting forth that they were married in San Francisco, June 3, 1893, and lived together until January 23, 1895, when he crowned a long course of ill treatment by knocking her down with his fist. She says he is given to going on fearful sprees, and that he has squandered her money and property.
Mrs. Hansen was formerly Mrs. W. H. Siler, who ran a bus line here for years.

- February 1, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 2.
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TWO DIVORCES
BELOW ZERO.

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Even the Cold Weather Doesn't
Stop Them.

     Maley Henton, to-day, filed suit for divorce from Bure Henton. They were married, she says, February 26, 1883, and lived together until December 20, 1890, when he abandoned her without cause.
     Mattie Armstead also desires a divorce from John Armstead, alleging that they were married June 20, 1886, and lived together until some time in 1893, when she was obliged to quit him. She says he cursed and abused her, charging her with infidelity, and applying the most foul epithets to her, and often emphasizing even this most forcible language with blows with his open hand. finally, when she was tossing on a sick bed, he left her unprovided for and consorted with lewd women.

- February 8, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 5.
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HOW JOHN LONG
LIED TO HIS WIFE.

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IT MADE HER SUE FOR DIVORCE.
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She Sent Him Money When He Wrote He
Was Sick and He Spent it For a New
Marriage License -- Mrs. Lyne
is Old, but Frisky.

     Barthenure Long has applied for divorce from John Long. She states that they were married in October, 1893, and separated in June, 1894, that he was cruel and outrageous in his treatment of her, and about as lazy and trifling as it is possible for a man to be; that he never did a lick of work while he lived with her, but depended upon her for a support. Finally, he grew more violent towards her, and not only cussed and abused her, but knocked her down with his fist and kicked her. After they had separated, he wrote her from Sherman that he was very sick and begged her to send him $2.50 to buy medicine with. She sent him the money and received a grim, taunting letter in reply, that he was just fooling her; that he was not sick at all, but needed the money to buy a license to marry another woman, and knew of no other scheme by which he could raise it.

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     A. B. Lyne has filed his petition for divorce from Ruth Lyne, setting forth that they were married in Illinois in the year 1863, and lived together as husband and wife until July 1894, when they separated on account of the adulterous conduct of Mrs. Lyne.
     Mr. Lyne avers that on or about the 1st day of May, 1894, in the city of Dallas, one J. M. O'Neal was seen to kiss the defendant and affectionately hug her. On other occasions, defendant went driving at unseasonable hours with the said O'Neal, when she conducted herself in a disgraceful and unladylike manner, to the great humiliation of plaintiff.

- February 23, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 2.
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Monagan-Spears.

     Married: In Georgetown, Kentucky, this morning, Mr. Thomas L. Monagan, of Dallas, to Miss Edna, daughter of Col. Noa Spears, of Georgetown.
     The above announcement will carry showers of congratulations to the happy couple, each being a prime favorite in all this section as the newly-made bride formerly resided here with the highly respected family, of which she is so popular, and admired a member, graced as she is by those solid attractions, which with all hearts. Her return to this city will be heartily welcomed. The groom is, and has long been, one of the most popular and esteemed of these citizens, both in the business and the social circle, because of his sterling worth and many genial qualities and manly accomplishments. Their presence here as "happy twain in one" will be an acquisition in Dallas society. They left for New York this forenoon and will be "at home" in about ten days.

- February 27, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 4, col. 5.
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MRS. TOLLIVER'S
HARD EXPERIENCE.

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She Tells About Her Married Life in a
Divorce Application.

     Mary E. Tolliver, yesterday, sued W. H. Toliver for divorce. In her petition, she discloses the facts that they were married in 1884 and separated in 1894, and that the decade was rich in experience to her.
     She avers that he squandered about $3000[?]/$8000[?] of her money, broke her dishes when the lived at Oak Cliff, and threw her hat in the fire and hit her on the head with the coffee pot at Grand Prairie, and finally, he whipped her with the wagon whip in Dallas, which latter was the straw that broke the back of their partnership.
     She further says that he has been in the lunatic system twice, and that she even now lives in dread of him.

- February 27, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 1.
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WISHES HER FREEDOM.
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Mrs. Hayes Says Her Husband Beat and
Abused Her.

     Sarah M. Hayes has sued Harry E. Hayes for divorce. She states that they were married in February, 1889, and lived together until September, 1893.
     She bases her application on the statements that he cursed and abused her, failed to provide for her, and finally beat her with a club.

- February 27, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 1.
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DIDN'T LIKE
HER HUSBAND.

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Emily Rust Takes Up With Another
Man.

     Arthur Rust, yesterday evening, filed a petition for divorce from Emily Rust, setting forth that they were married in Dallas in August, 1892, and that in January, 1893, she voluntarily left him to live in adultery with another man.

- March 5, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 1, col. 4.
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Suits.

E. H. Searcy vs. Chas. J. Searcy; divorce.
R. B. Blodget vs. Susan F. Blodgett; divorce.
William Brock vs. F. A. Brock; divorce.
Mollie Whiting vs. Jas. Whiting; divorce.

- March 12, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 8, col. 1.
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[CITY NEWS NOTES]

     R. B. Blodgett, to-day, filed suit for divorce from Susan F. Blodgett. He says they were married in Augusta, Ga., in 1889, and a few weeks after the wedding, he went over to Atlanta on business, and when he returned, Susan had taken up with a notorious gambler and has since continued to be the sporting man's mistress.

- March 12, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 8, col. 3.
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CITY NEWS NOTES.

     Mrs. Mollie Whiting, yesterday, filed suit for divorce from James Whiting. She says they were married in Dallas in 1892, and lived together three weeks, when he left her and has never returned. She is still ignorant of his reason for thus deserting her.

- March 13, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 5.
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CITY NEWS NOTES.

     Ruben T. Emmerson filed suit yesterday for divorce from Martha Emmerson, setting forth that they were married in Polk county, Missouri, in 1882, and after a brief married life of two weeks, she, without any cause or provocation known to him, left him and went to live with her mother in Simpson county, Kentucky.

- March 14, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 5-6.
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CITY NEWS NOTES.

     Emma L. Wooten filed suit to-day for divorce from Eugene J. Wooten on the ground of abandonment. They were married in Atlanta, Ga., in 1874, and lived together only a few weeks.
     Henry Blansey, of Oak Cliff, gave his wife a good beating this morning and came over to Dallas. Deputy Constable Sanderson soon got on his trail and arrested him. The prisoner had a six-shooter in his pocket.

- March 16, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 1, col. 3-4.
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TWO DIVORCES
ARE ASKED FOR

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Adultery in One Case and Abandon-
ment in the Other.

     Fannie Lindsey file suit for a divorce from Tom Lindsey, setting forth that they were married in Dallas in April, 1891, and that he abandoned her without cause or explanation in January, 1892.
     Richard Hines, to-day, sued Lula Hines for divorce. They were married in December, 1893, separated in August, 1894, because Lula committed adultery with Anderson Miers.

- March 19, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 2.
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CITY NEWS NOTES.

     Annie Berry, yesterday, sued Will Riley for divorce. She says they were married in Dallas, March 17, 1891, and lived together one month, when he left her.

- March 21, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 4.
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THREE DIVORCES
ASKED FOR.

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FAMILIES WERE NOT HAPPY.
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Mrs. Lyne Turns the Tables on Her Hus-
band -- He Withdraws His Applica-
tion for Divorce and She
Then Files Hers.

     There were three divorce suits filed yesterday.
     Alice Hearld sues Jefferson Hearld on the ground of abandonment. They were married in Jasper County, Mo., in 1882, and lived together until 1891.
     Henderson Lacy sues Frances R. Lacy, also on the ground of abandonment. They were married in Austin in 1888, and lived together until 1890.
     Ruth E. Lyne sues N. B. Lyne, setting forth that a few weeks ago, when she was absent from home, her husband filed suit for divorce from her on the ground that she had been flirting with another man, which was false, for when she returned and employed a lawyer to fight the case, her husband withdrew his position and the case was dismissed. But, after such a bad break on the part of her husband, she could never live with him again, so she asks for a divorce herself.

- March 23, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 5.
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CITY NEWS NOTES.

     Bertie Larkin, to-day, filed suit for divorce from S. L. Larkin, alleging that they were married Oct. 26, 1891, and lived together until Nov. 26 of the same year, when he unceremoniously picked up and left her and has never returned.

- March 25, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 1-2.
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TWO MORE DIVORCES
ARE ASKED FOR.

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The Women Wouldn't Live With
Their Husbands.

     A. J. Thomas, to-day, filed his petition for divorce from Lillian L. Thomas. He states that they were married in Dallas in February, 1892, and lived together until March, 1895, when she left him to live in adultery with one P. S. Fleming, and that she still continues to so live with Fleming.
     W. H. Sims also wishes divorce, from Lella Sims. They were married, he says, in Dallas, in May, 1889, and that in a few months thereafter, she went on a visit to Kentucky and fell so in love with the climate, that she has never returned.

- March 26, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 7.
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SUE McBRIDE
DESIRES A DIVORCE.

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Her Husband Pulled Out and Left
Her.

     Sue McBride has filed suit in the Fourteenth District Court for divorce from Arthur McBride. She says they were married in January, 1888, and lived together until October, 1889, when Arthur, without cause or provocation, pulled out and left her and has since lived separate and apart from her.

- March 29, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 1, col. 4.
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MRS. S. J. BUDROWS
SUES FOR DIVORCE.

     Mrs. S. J. Budrows has sued Sam A. Budrows for divorce, setting forth in her petition to the forty-fourth Judicial District Court, that they were married in Arkansas in 1882 and lived together until February, 1895, when he left her.
     She states that her husband is a man of a low-flung mind and vicious disposition, and that he was very cruel in his treatment of her, and provided very poorly for her and their five children, which he left for her to take care of. Moreover, he violated his marriage vows right along.

- April 8, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 4.
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CITY NEWS NOTES.

     Mrs. Queen Fletcher, to-day, sued Alexander Fletcher for divorce. They were married in 1887 and lived together until 1891, when he left her. She says he made her life a howling wilderness during their partnership.

- April 9, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 4.
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FINED $50 FOR
WHIPPING HIS WIFE.

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O. Hansen the Defendant -- Two Neg-
roes Plead Guilty.

     In the County Court to-day, Walter Patterson and Walter Tarrant pleaded guilty to theft under $20 and were fined $25 and given ten days each.
     O. Hansen was convicted of making an aggravated assault on his wife and fined $50.

- April 12, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 5.
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TWO LETTERS
FROM A LOVER.

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MRS. RODGERS' DIVORCE SUIT.
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Mr. Rodgers Saw His Wife Get Illicit Mail
at the Postoffice -- One Epistle Unfit
for Publication; the Other a
Model in Construction.

     W. W. Rodgers filed suit in the District Court yesterday evening for divorce from his wife, Annie Bell Harris-Mayo-Rodgers.
     Mr. Rodgers sets forth that they were married in Dallas on February 22, 1894, and lived together until April 10, 1895.
     On the last named date, Mr. Rodgers, in his petition, says he discovered his wife take from lock box No. 605, Dallas postoffice, two letters. This box, he says, is paid for by C. S. Scogin. The two letters contained neither names nor dates, but from their postmarks and some internal indications, they were evidently sent from Fort Worth.
     These letters are set forth at length in the petition. They betray a criminal intimacy between the writer and Mrs. Rodgers. The first letter is a little too tough for publication in a great religious daily like the T
IMES HERALD.
     The second is a "honey," and of great length. The following extract will give a very fair idea of what it is throughout.
     "I cannot tell you, pet, how profoundly thankful I am to you for such expressions of confidence. If these words did not come up out of your heart, I shall never believe in man or woman again. I have not doubted you, and shall never doubt you. I shall be as frank to you as I would have you be to me, for I recognize, that in the supremacy of confidence, one finds the foundation of happiness. It is all strange to me, this new life for us. Had I attempted to tell my own feelings towards you, I could not have used language mere expressive of my sentiments and love than those you write. You say you trust me, and I assure you that it never enters my mind that you could, or would, possibly do a wrong thing. Somehow, you are never associated with evil in my mind, or that you would deceive me. I realize that you are the only person I have had so much confidence in. Others, I have doubted; thought they would as willingly deceive me as tell me the truth; and what has been the result? H
ELL! Nothing less. Since the day you told me you would live for me, I have not, for the infinitesimal part of a second, doubted you.
     "Pet, it is the purest love, the grandest happiness, I have ever experienced. I cannot be happy unless you are. I have thought our meeting last November the result of some greater power than our own. I hope you will go to Kentucky and not go back to him."
     The writer goes on in this gushing strain to great length. He speaks of a possible trip he has in contemplation to Mexico, and hopes to goodness, he will not have to make it. He wishes to know if she could not manage to meet him in Galveston.

- April 13, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 8, col. 2.
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WEDDING IN
NEWSPAPER CIRCLES.

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Mrs. V. Q. Goffe and Mr. J. C. Mc-
Nealus United Saturday Night.

     A wedding of interest in newspaper circles took place Saturday evening at 8 o'clock, Rt. Rev. Bishop A. C. Garrett officiating. It was that of James Clayton McNealus, managing editor of the Times Herald, and Virginia Quitman Goffe, associate editor of the same paper. Both have been journalistically identified with Dallas for a number of years.
     The bride is a member of an old Southern family prominently connected throughout the old South and with its ante-bellum history, being a granddaughter of the late Gen. John A. Quitman, for many years Governor of Mississippi and endeared to old Texans from the valuable assistance he rendered in the war for Texas Independence, and later by the capture of Chapultepec in the Mexican war. Her maternal grandmother was Margaret Aylette, of Virginia, a niece of Lord Fairfax and first cousin of Martha Dandridge Custis, afterward wife of Washington.
     Left dependent by the death of father and husband, Mrs. Goffe came to Dallas some six years ago and became a pen worker, first on the News, and afterward, as editor of Sanger's Magazine, a position she held for four years, or so long as the magazine existed. She then associated herself with the Times Herald, and has since been a valued member of its staff as an all-round journalist, from special reporting to editorial writing.
     Mr. McNealus started in the newspaper business by learning the printer's trade at the age of 17 on the Mohawk Valley (N. Y.) Register. He "came west" in 1870 and took charge of the Parsons (Kan.) Sun, later becoming editor of the daily Monitor of Fort Scott. In 1874, he came to Texas, and has, since that time, considered Dallas his home, having during his residence here, been connected with The News and the old Dallas Commercial, Morning Call, Daily Gazette, Morning Herald and Evening Times. For the past two years, he has been managing editor of the Times Herald. Prior to this last engagement, during an absence of several years from Dallas, he gathered a varied and valuable newspaper experience and a reputation as a hustler by work on the staffs of the St. Louis Republic, St. Louis Globe-Democrat, New York World and New York Recorder, and for a year, had charge of the general officers of the Press News Association in New York, before that concern was absorbed by the Associate Press. Under Sir Charles Gibson's Presidency of the Yellowstone National Park Association, he was private secretary, and in that capacity, appeared before several Congressional committees, thus adding a wide acquaintance with public men to that with leading newspaper people. -- Dallas News.

- April 15, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 1-2.
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CITY NEWS NOTES.

     Calvin Fouts, to-day, filed suit for divorce from Sallie Fouts, stating that they were married in Gilmer, Ga., in 1887, and lived together until 1891, when she left him with the intention of abandoning him.

- April 24, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 6.
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SHE COULD NOT
TAME THE LYON.

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A Husband Who Shot at His Wife
Sued for Divorce.

     Mrs. Nancy Lyon, to-day, filed suit for divorce from Robert Lyon. She states that they were married in Rockwall county, January 11, 1886, and lived together until November, 1893.
     They had a very stormy experience, according to Mrs. Lyon's petition. He mistreated her in every way, cursed and beat her, and finally shot at her and chased her over to her father's house, where she has since lived.

- April 26, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 6.
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AUSTIN McGEE
WISHES A DIVORCE.

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His Wife Abused Him and Shut the
Door in His Face.

     Austin McGee, to-day, filed suit for divorce from Maggie McGee. He states in his petition that they were married in Dallas and lived together until 1891, when he was forced to leave her.
     He says she has an ungovernable temper, and before the honeymoon was fairly over, she began to call him "dog," "devil," "fiend" and other pet names of that description. Sometimes, she declined to prepare anything for him to eat. Finally, on the day of the separation, she closed the door in his face when he came to dinner and said she wished him never to come near her again; that he was a "horrid old thing."

- May 1, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 1.
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[CITY NEWS NOTES]

     Mr. William Turnipseed and Miss Childress were married last night in the Union church at Alfa [Alpha], near Farmers' Branch. The church was too small to hold the crowd that assembled to witness the ceremony.
     Mr. C. A. McClenden and Miss Eddie Weston will be married at the Floyd street Methodist church at 8 o'clock this evening.

- May 2, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 3-4.
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THEY DIDN'T FIND
MATRIMONY BLISSFUL

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Whisky and Opium in the Wrong
Side of the House.

     Fate Toney, to-day, sued for divorce from Mollie Toney. They were married in Kaufman county in 1890 and lived together about a year. Soon after their marriage, he alleges, she began to visit saloons and to consort with lewd women and rough men and to bring disgrace upon his good name. This is his ground for divorce.
     Ben McLane filed his petition for divorce from Annie McLane, to whom he was married in Dallas in August, 1888, and with whom he lived until early in 1890, when he left her because she had become a confirmed morphine eater.
     Melissa Anderson has sued Charles Anderson for divorce. She states that they were married in August, 1890, and lived together until May, 1894, when he ended a long system of abuse and mistreatment by knocking her down with his fist.

- May 2, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 4-5.
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MR. HERRING MARRIES
MISS BARGER

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SEQUEL TO THE SACHSE SCANDAL
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Mrs. T. B. Herring Gets a Divorce and Mr.
Herring Marries the Chief Prose-
cuting Witness, Which Will
Stop the Prosecution.

     Yesterday, T. B. Herring procured license to marry Miss Bertie Barger, both of Sachse.
     Several months ago, T. B. Herring was indicted by the grand jury for seducing and procuring an abortion on Miss Barger. Dr. King was also indicted for producing the abortion.
     Between the time Herring was alleged to have seduced Miss Barger, and the time of his indictment, he married another woman.
     Herring was tried in the Criminal District Court and given five years, but Judge Clint granted him a new trial, which is still pending.
     Dr. King was also tried and given two years.
     In the meantime, Mrs. Herring obtained divorce on the ground that her husband had been convicted of felony.
     Herring, thus freed from his first marriage, offered to repair the injury he had done Miss Barger by marrying her. The chances are that he will not be further prosecuted.
     The wedding was a very quiet affair, and does not belong in the society column.

- May 10, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 5.
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TWO DIVORCES
ASKED FOR.

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A Rockwall Husband Who Shot at
His Wife.

     The following applications for divorces have been filed in the District Clerk's office:
     Nancy Lyons vs. Robert Lyons. They were married in Rockwall county, Jan. 188, 1886, and lived together until 1893, when, the plaintiff alleges, her spouse shot at her and ran her off the place.
     Sam Lander vs. M. E. Lander. Plaintiff alleges his wife went crooked and is now in the "reservation."

- May 10, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 2.
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CITY NEWS NOTES.

     Fannie Townsel, to-day, filed her petition for divorce from Joe Townsel. She says they were married in Anderson county in July, 1886, and that in November, 1886, he was arrested and carried to Nacogdoches county, and there tried and convicted of a felony and sent up for two years. Since that time, she has not heard from him, and she wishes the court to dissolve their marriage ties.

- May 14, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 1-3.
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TWO FAMILIES
ARE BROKEN UP.

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The Court Petitioned to Grant
Divorces.

     Two divorce suits were filed yesterday.
     J. F. Hill sues for divorce from Paralee Hill on the ground of abandonment. They were married in Burnet county, Texas, in 1883, and separated in Dallas in 1892.
     Mrs. A. E. Harding petitions for divorce from Thomas A. Harding. She says they were married in Evans Col., February 18, 1881, and lived together until February 27, 1894, when she left him in Dallas, to which city they had removed in the meantime. The reason she left him was that he cursed and abused her and charged her with being unfaithful.

- May 25, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 1.
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POORLY PAIRED
MARRIED COUPLE.

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Mrs. Kirkbride Threw the Butcher
Knife at Her Husband's Head.

     E. L. Kirkbride has sued Minnie Kirkbride for divorce. They were married in December, 18993, and lived together until the following year, and during this interval, the plaintiff says things were very lively about his hearth and home.
     He says his wife refused to cook or turn her hand to any sort of work, and he was compelled to attend to the household affairs himself. But, she was by no means indolent with her tongue, which she kept busy abusing him. Finally, she threw a butcher knife at him while he was eating breakfast. That settled it. The knife cut the nuptial knot. He says the famous wife of Socrates was a blessed angel compared to Mrs. Kirkbride.

- May 27, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 1.
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MRS. HUTTON'S
DIVORCED HUSBAND.

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She Wishes to Have Him Put Under
a Peace Bond.

     Mrs. Charles Hutton, this morning, made affidavit against her divorced husband, Charles Hutton, charging him with aggravated assault and battery, and she also asked to have him put under a peace bond.
     She says she got a divorce from Hutton when he was in the penitentiary for shooting William Clark, of the Coney Island saloon, and that since his return to the city, Hutton has made it a business to call on and abuse her whenever he gets to drinking.
     Officer Henry Waller went to Mrs. Hutton's house last night and found Hutton choking her. Hutton told Waller, that if he could have got to his pistol, he would have killed him for interfering.

- May 30, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 2.
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CITY NEWS NOTES.

There will be a grand hallelujah wedding at the Salvation Army barracks to-night, when Mr. Tracy Rockwood and Miss Ellen Brown will be married. There will be a number of recruits sworn in and Staff Captain McFarlane and wife will say "good bye" to the Dallas post.

- May 30, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 4-5.
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CITY NEWS NOTES.

     Eliza J. Johnson has sued W. H. Johnson for divorce. She says they were married in Johnson county in September, 1879, and removed to Indian Territory, where, in a few months, W. H. beat her up in a most brutal manner and left the country and has never returned to her.

- May 31, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 7.
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CITY NEWS NOTES.

     On Monday last, Mr. R. F. Gary and Miss Ella Hogan were married at the home of Mrs. Evenden, in the Chestnut Hill suburb of the city. Miss Hogan has many friends and relatives in Terrell and Kaufman, and Mr. Gary is a young merchant of Dallas.

- June 6, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 2-3.
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MORE THAN ONE
AT A TIME.

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Mrs. Smith Has Queer Notions of
Married Life.

     Mrs. J. A. Smith, yesterday, filed suit for divorce from C. E. Smith. She says they were married in Johnson county in February, 1893, and lived together until some time in 1894, when a report gained currency in the neighborhood that he had another wife. Fearing prosecution for bigamy, he disappeared between two days, leaving no trace of the direction he took, and his whereabouts are, to this day, unknown to her.

- June 12, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 2.
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CITY NEWS NOTES.

     County Clerk Hughes, to-day, issued marriage license to Mr. Harry E. Hamilton, assistant cashier of the City National Bank, and Miss Maud Barry Quillman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George N. Quillman.
     Mr. William Thorp and Mrs. Minnie Vaughan, of Ennis, came up to Dallas yesterday and got married, Justice Skelton performing the ceremony.

- June 13, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 1, col. 4.
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TWO WOMEN
WISH DIVORCES.

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Mrs. Noe and Mrs. Hadnot Are the
Petitioners.

     Mattie Noe has filed suit for divorce from John R. Noe, setting forth that they were married in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, January 5, 1891, and lived together until March 10, of the same years, when he abandoned her without cause.
     Laura Hadnot asks for a divorce from Cicero Hadnot. She sates that they were married in San Augustine in December, 1881, and lived together until early in 1892, when he abandoned her.
     Mrs. Hadnot avers that her ten years of married life were anything but a picnic. Her husband had a violent temper and very few of the matters and things in life were arranged to his liking, and he appeared to believe that she was responsible for the discordances. He, therefore, abused and even beat her, according to the intensity of the particular irritation. On one occasion, he attempted to shoot her, but was presented by the interposition of neighbors. After he left her, he was sent to the penitentiary for a crime committed in South Texas. Four children were born of the union.

- June 14, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 1, col. 7.
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CITY NEWS NOTES.

     Helen Moore, wife of Joseph W. Moore, City Attorney of Oak Cliff, has filed suit for divorce. She alleges cruel treatment, and that her husband threatens to take their child to Kentucky.

- June 18, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 1-2.
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MR. COX IS A
WILLING SOUL.

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No Objection to Mrs. Cox Hav-
ing a Divorce.

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He Writes a Letter From the Indian
Territory to Dallas Court Officials,
in Which He Takes a Pessimistic
View of Politics and Matrimony.

     Mrs. Kate Cox filed suit in the District Court for divorce, notice of which was served on her husband by publication. Mr. Cox, in reply, addressed the following letter to the court:
     A
LBANY, I. T., July 27 -- Friends of the Court: -- I received your papers concerning mine and Katie Powell's past life of eighteen months, and under the existing circumstances, I think the Catharine Cox deserves a divorce; for, I never did donate one single cent towards making her a living, since I saw her last, and not very much while I was with her. The circumstances is, I couldn't get nothing to give myself, let alone her, and if things don't change from a Democratic to a Populist administration, I don't think I ever will be able to support myself again, even without a woman.
     "And, as far as I am concerned, I am perfectly willing for the girl to get all the papers she wants, to release her from her troubles.
     "Well, I suppose that is sufficient. If it is not, just put anything there you want and give her a divorce. So, good-bye. W. N. W. C
OX."

- August 6, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 4.
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MAD AS A HORNET.
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Going to Prosecute His Son-in-Law For
Perjury.

     Monday afternoon, Charles Wells and Miss Annie Moorehead, from the southern part of the county, came to Dallas and got married, Mr. Wells holding up his hand and taking a paralyzed oath that the young lady was more than 18 years of age.
     To-day, an old man entered the clerk's office and wished to know if the above-named couple had obtained marriage licenses, and on being informed that they had, he hit the table right hard with his fist and exclaimed:
     "I'll put that young rapscallion in the county jail if there is money enough in the State Treasury to do it. My daughter is not eighteen years old, and he knows it."
     The old gentleman is Miss Moorehead's father, and he is, this afternoon, getting matters in shape to prosecute his son-in-law for perjury.

- August 7, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 1.
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CITY NEWS NOTES.

     Mrs. Pearl Tanco has started suit for divorce from Felix Tanco. She charges improper relations with other women and asks the custody of their two children.

- August 7, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 1-2.
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Divorce Suits.

     Nancy E. C. Forster has filed suit for divorce from Caesar A. R. Forster. She says they were married Sept. 12, 1886, and that Caesar soon developed an appetite for liquor that gave him no peace. He cursed and abused her, slapped her jaws and kicked her; he failed to provide for her, and appropriated three $800 promissory notes of hers and she believes now has the proceeds of them in a Dallas bank.

- August 22, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 1.
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CITY NEWS NOTES.

     Alexander Floyd has filed suit for divorce from Annie Floyd. He informs the court that they were married September 11, 1892, and lived together until March 5, 1895, when she left him to live in adultery with Nelson Davis, with whom she is still living.

- August 24, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 4, col. 5.
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CITY NEWS NOTES.

     Mrs. S. B. Turley has filed suit for divorce from I. L. Turley, alleging they were married May 1, 1888, and separated recently because he went to living in adultery with a woman in Fort Worth.

- August 26, 1895, The Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 4.
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Licensed to Wed.

W. M. Woods and Mrs. Mary F. Richardson.

- October 9, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 3.
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LICENSED TO WED.

Warner Reid and Jennie Kerby.
C. B. Ogle and Miss Clara Rothfus.
Fred Smith and Miss Mahulda Dora Crouch.

- October 11, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 1, col. 3.
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THE COURTS.
Fourteenth District Court.

     The case of M. J. Lee vs. W. M. Lee, for divorce and partition of property, is on trial before a jury.

- October 11, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 4.
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