Sherman Public Library
COLLINSVILLE, Texas, Mary 28, --- Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Miller of this
place celebrated their golden wedding anniversary May 21. Mr. Miller
has been a resident of Grayson County for more than seventy-five years.
He was in business in the old town of Collinsville, then called Springfield,
before the Texas and Pacific Railroad came through. At that time
all supplies were hauled by oxen from Jefferson. Mr. Miller was the
first city marshal of Collinsville and in his early days was famous as
a revolver shot.
Mr. Miller has been a subscriber to The Dallas News for more than
fifty years and has distributed The News from his store for the last twenty-eight
years. He remembers Dallas when its business section consisted of
two stores and six saloons. He shot buffaloes near Dallas sixty years
About 100 relatives and friends attended the anniversary celebration.
In the photograph are seen,
Top row, left to right: Mrs. Ruth Jackson,
Collinsville; Mrs. Miranda Saunders, Sherman; Mrs. Mary J. Reed, Dallas;
Mrs. Annie Vaughn, Texarkana
Front row, left to right : Charles J. Doughty,
Marysville; Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Miller, and W. E. Miller, Goldthwaite.