Sent by Bunny Freeman CC of Henderson County, Texas
|The Dallas Morning News - May 23 1894
Col. T. J. M. RICHARDSON.
Houston, Tex, May 22 -- Tonight Col. T. J. M. Richardson, an old Houstonian died. He came to Texas in 1859.
Lewisville, Denton Co., Tex. May 22--
Joseph Kealy of Kimble county died yesterday evening at the residence of his brother J. N. Kealy, aged 77 years and 6 months He was a citizen of Texas since 1851.
W. H. D. HUNT
Queen City, Cass Co. Tex. May 22--
Capt. W. H. D. Hunt, one of the leading citizens of Cass County, died this morning at his home in Queen City, age 65 years. Mr. Hunt moved to this county from Georgia in 1857, since which time he has been both a leading farmer and merchant and was one of the founders of the town of Queen City.
|The Dallas Morning News - May 24 1894
LYNCHING IN KIMBLE COUNTY
Junction City, Kimble Co. Texas, Nov 15--
The News: On Friday. November 9, a Mexican in the employment of James Pepper, a ranchman on the South Llano, near Junction City, was arrested and brought into town by Marion Smith on a charge of assault upon the wife of James Pepper. He was lodged in the county jail. On Monday night, the 12th, about 11 o'clock, an armed party rode into town from the South Llano and entered the dwelling of Wm. McSwain, the jailor, presented firearms and demanded the keys of the jail which McSwain finally gave up.
The attacking party immediately took the Mexican prisoner off and hanged him on a tree in the bottom by the river a short distance from the jail. Up to the present time no arrests have been made. Sheriff Corder was not in Junction City on Monday night: he had gone to Kerrville on business and did not return until Tuesday morning.