Burleson County Ledger and News-Chronicle (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 27, No. 3, Ed. 1 Friday, March 17, 1911 Page: 1 of 6
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own and County.
Millinery at Fa-
I J, C. Jones made a buaineas
I trip to San Antonio, the first of
■' \ ■ '
Dr. W. H. Oliver and children
rtuoe over from Bryan Sunday
to visit the family of Dr. J. P.
Mrs. L- J. Henalae left Tues-
day for Mineral Wells where she
went as a delegate of tne Wood-
Mrs. J. H. Hall who has been
visiting relatives at Cooke
Point returned to her home at
Waldorf #2.50 Shoes at Fagan.
* J. E. Bates made the first
shipment of raddishes from here
for the season, he shipping a bar-
rel Tuesday night.
Queen Quality Silk Hose and
Shoes at Fagan.
Mrs. J. D. Oiddings came up
fjom Somerville Wednesday to
vis.it the family of J. L. CJid-
H. F. Ciiiley came down from
Temple Wednesday afternoon to
attend the funeral and burial of
his little son, H. F. GiUey. Jr.
assortment at Fagans.
Thomas Kraitchar, represent-
five from thia county, return-
id Mou lay from bin legislative
duties fit Austin, the legislature
h iving adjourned.
Mrs. I.ucy Canouse'iind M. N.
/'nr. >. of South Orange, New
.it.-, md Charles Vuuderhoof
, v rin.i'Ui, N"w Jersey are th*
_ of Mr. and Mrs. C. Cu-
n^usr. They will be here for i
month or two.
I>hone 1 l.'l and our wagon will
r-all for tbnt broken chair. 8nt-
isfaci-ion puaranteed on all re-
nm- work. Caldwell Furniture
Monday nii?ht the members of
tlx! Kebekah lodge held tlieir
ti st meeting since their organi-
sation. There was a good at*
tnndance and the usual amount
of routine business was trans-
Mrs. L. Rice of Cincinattl, O.,
is the guest of her brother, Capt.
C. W. F. Wind el. Mrs. Fahn-
kamp, her cousin, aocompanied
her on this visit. This is the
first time she has seen her broth-
er in 17 years.
Walk-Over Shoes at Fagans.
Bohemiur Kryl and company
of musical entertainers played
44#a large and appreciative audi-
ence at the opera house Wednes
day evon^ng, their performance*
being as gjood as the best. Each
artist wasja specialist in his or
her line, jThey will merit pat:,
ropago wherever they go.
I have pure Ribbon Cane P"
r f r 2" <•
i i I .tiiine as much mo
as to tne acre as any other cai;e.
M. Wtederheld, Caldwell, Texas.
English Writer Waxes Faeotleua In
Dealing with Old-established
CstcIb are «qnarc-shapod pieces of
pasteboard printed with various de-
vices, and employed as a business
medium by money-changers. They
are usually made up in packs of 62,
one for each week of the year. A
good many people play cards for
pleasure, in which ease their oppo-
nents are said to be buying experi-
ence. In mof t tard gaines the rule
is that the cards may l e cut, but not
otherwise marked. This rule is not
strictly observed in gaines in which
only three cards are used; indeed,
the mnrking of cards has attained a
high degree of perfection since tho
introduction of numerous card index
systems. Fashions change in card
games as in everything else. Old
Madrid, for instance, is nowadays
seldom played in the lxjst clubs.
Pla ying cards should not be con-
fused with those sold on cricket
grounds, which are rather larger, or
with visiting cards, which are
TRIBUTE TO JAPANESE.
Dr. Marie Slopes of London has
juit returned from a scientific trip
through the coal regions of Japan.
"The main object of my mission to
Japan was to search for botanical
fossils," said Dr. Stopes. "For 18
months 1 traveled from one island
to another hunting for fossils in the
rich coal mines that abound in that
country. Fruitful though my search
was from the scientific point, what
impressed me most was the respect
and kindness shown me by the peo-
ple. 1 visited places where no Eu-
ropean had ever set foot before, the
unknown region of Yeao, and even
the squalid villages of the super-
stitious, semi-civilized Ainus, and
vet 1 was always treated with the
EMOTION ANO THE LANGUAGE
Peculiar Oharacterlstlo Noted In Loi-
ter Written by Rescued Miner
at Cherry, III.
Tt. is noted that emotion may sim-
plify language. One of the rescued
from the mine at Cherry, III., Joe
Peggati, an Italian, wrote a fare-
well letter to his wife. Therein, the
proportion of Latin words written
by this man of Latin race is strik-
ingly small. Words of I-atin origin
are neaTlv 40 per cent, in Shake-
sjtfarc, and in Milton about CO per
cent. But in this miner's letter of
84 words, only these eight were
Latin: Because, comrades, lamp,
mercy, property, quiet, safety, vir-
gin. But look at his Anglo-Saxon
vocabulary: A, afraid, all, alsA, and,
am, hark, become, been, being, but,
can, chew, come, dark, day, die,
down, eaten, eating, for, fourth,
from, good, good-by, guard, has,
have, heaven, here, holy, hope, I, in,
is, it, know, may, my, me, not, 0,
of, only, on, our, plug, read, shall,
shoes, some, sometime, stop, that,
the, think, this, time, to, tobacco, to-
gether, until, us. very, watch, wax,
we, what, wife, wonder, work, writ-
ing, you, vours.—Washington Her-
THOUGHT WELLS POISONED.
THE ORIGIN OF NUMBERS.
The me of visible sij?ns to denote
numbers can Ih> traced to remote
times, hut our present decimal svs-
tem in its complete form ^ilh the
zero is of Indian or ITindif origin.
From the Hindus it passed to the
Arabians. about ir t> A. i>. In Eu-
rope the complete svstetn was de-
rived from the Arabs in the twelfth
century. The use of numerals in
India e«n he traced W.ck to the
Mana Chat inscriptions, supposed to
date from the early part of the third
century, B. C. The earliest known
example of a date written on tlie
modern system is of TMH A. D.
WOUNDED HEART SEWED UP.
A remarkable operation was per-
formed in Paris, recently, on a
young married man who had at-
tempted to commit suicide oy shoot-
ing himself through the heart. Dr.
Cerne found that the bullet had
pierced the right ventricle, and that
only a daring ot^rntion could save
the patient. La} wg bare the man's
heart, he sewed up both ends of the
wound. The operation, which took
three-quarters of an hour, was most
successful, and the patient is doing
BOOTY FOUND IN HAYSTACK.
Over a year ogo the sum of $600
mysteriously disappeared from the
offices of an estate, near Colchester,
Eng. The amount had been sent to
the steward for the payment of the
workmen of the estate, and the stew-
ard made the loss good. The money
was found one day recently in s
haystack which some men were cut-
ting for fodder, the thief having evi-
deUlv failed to find the two hags
o( gold which he had stolen and hid-
den nv"" ir¿ the stack.
The quiet and picturesque little
,village of Termonfeekin, near Drog-
heda, Ireland, had a sensation of its
own last week. The rumor got
abroad that all the wells in the vi-
cinity of the village had been
poisoned by some malicious person,
and on examination it was found
that substances such as oil and
paints were floating on the surface
of each well. Near one well a dog
was found dead, while a dead eat lay
beside a second well. It was nat-
urally assumed that they were
poisoned while drinking water, and
the residents, becoming alarmed, re-
ported the matter to the police. On
making investigations the police
concluded that the discoloration of
the water was due to a paint mixture
known as "Spanish brown."
SILENCE AND IT? RESULTS.
When husbands fall into the silent
habit, wives often resort to an ex-
pedient in nearly all eases disas-
trous—that is, asking questions. It
is well known that the masculine
mind dislikes questions. To escape
questioning, sotn'1 men try discour-
tesy, others meet it with evasion or
misrepresentation, or^y giving in-
formation in so piecemeal a way that
the questioner grows discouraged.
T'ntil men learn that the lives of
women are narrow and often mo-
notonous, and that women long to
share the more vital interests of the
day, they are not likely to acquire
the sympathy that will lead them to
more generous treatment.—Harper's
Death o! Lfltl: Child
Tuesday night Horace Frank*
lin (Jilley, the little two year old
son of Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Oil-
ley died at the home of Mrs. J.
H. Curtis near here and the re-
mains were tenderly laid to rest
in Masonic cemetery Wednesday
afternoon at five o'clock, J. W.
Goodwin conducting the funeral
services at the family residence
Horace was a sweet innocent
little boy and had been in rather
delicate health for some time,
but was not considered to be «e-
riously sick till a few days ago
when symptoms of heart failure
developed, this being the imme-
diate cause of death. There *wan
a good attendance of friends at
the cemetery and the little new-
ly made mound was covered with
flowers. The bereaved ones
have the sympathy of the com-
A New Birth
In the tailoring business. For
the comfort and convenience of
their pat.roas, Autrey & Burns,
proprietors of the popular Shav-
ing Parlor, have opened a new
department where old clothes are
made fit-to-wear and have also
connected themselves with the
Modern Hat Works, of Houston,
Texas, where old hats are made
new. They guarantee satisfac-
tion in all branches and respect-
fully solicit your patronage.
NEW RHODESIAN STAMPS.
The British South Africa Com
panv, having decided that the offi-
cial name of their territory should
appear on their stamps, have caused
the current issue to Is? overprinted
with the word "Rhodesia" in fancy
.type, at the same time surcharging
new values on four stamps of the
series. We understand that the over-
printed issue is to be replaced by a
permanent one, in which the name
Rhodesia will form part of the en-
MASSACRED BY BRIGANDS.
The presbytery of Tvrouptre, Rus-
sia, hat been the scene of a terrible
massacre. Three men, armed with
Mauser rifles, forced an entrance
into the priest's dining room and
shot him and his guests. M. Tchou*
litzki, the priest, was giving a din-
ner in honor of hi* father's birth-
dsv. In addition to the wives of the
fntiter ond «on, there were six other
guc; ts at table and seven of the
diners were, shot dead by the bri-
gands, who esqpped.
GOT OFF CHEAP.
j Redd—Did his aeroplane cost him
Greene—Four weeks in the hos-
"NONE BUT THE GENUINE—"
Customer—Are you sure this is
real Ceylon tea?
Well-informed Voting Assistant—
Certainly, sir. Air. Ceylon's name
is on every package.—The Sacred
HER FAVORITE SCHOOL.
First Fair Invalid—Which kind
of doctor d.i you nrcfo- the alio
pathic or the ho^r >
Second Fair Tiivh ■ ! n- th,
Late Wednesday afternoon
there was a rather dangerous
runaway in West Caldwell when
little Ruth Hale and Elna Kelly
were driving: along the street in
a bug¿ry. Either the harness on
the horse got out of fix 6ome
>vay or he took fright at some-
thing, at any rate, he began
kicking and running and the two
little girls were thrown >ut oí
the buggy and considerably
shaken up, but not seriously
liurt. They were both on their
i'eet in ;t few minutes. Charlie
Bullock who was nearby caught
the hoxse and found that there
was no damage done the buggy
and but little to the harness. For
the time being there was great
excitement on the streets in that
part of town.
LOST=rwo oows branded C.
G. and marked crop off right;
over and under bit in left ear.
Got out of McArthur pasture.
Were raised near Chriesman.
Regard for their return to Otto
Wendorf, Caldwell, Texas.
Constables Gus Eberhardt of
Deanville and VI'. S. Houston of
Somerville, were among those
from this county attending the
constable's convention at Fort
He may be near—he
may be far away, bat a
good portrait of yon will
sureiy b e appreciated
and may bring one in re-
I shall be pleased to
show you my wide vari-
ety of styles and mount-
An appointment for a
portrait will be optional
with you. Phone 170 -
J. J. MARESH
Mesdaraos L. J Dodd of (lid-
dings and J. T. Carlisle of Tea-
Kue, vittiUju lucii oister, Mu .
Scott Harnett the first of the
¡ clean your premise at once.
Round trip tickcts to Galveston
will be on sale Saturday, March 18,
and for trains arriving in Galveston,
morning of Sunday, Mar. 19, 1911.
Tickets will be limited to Monday,
March 20, 1911. for return.
Ask any Santa Fe Agent for par-
ticulars, or address
W.S. Kecnan, G.P.A., Galveston
J | Save time and money by using
' the long distance telephone*
Transact business satisfactily
without waiting for reply. Just
a turn of the bell and we do the
Connected with all points in the
county and over the state. Use
the telephone and work while we
get your man. Prompt service—
time saved money made—that's
Dr. F. W. Stoeltje
Treats Acute and Chronic Diseases
Bohemian Gtrman and English
Omce in Judtfe Mclvcr's 0!<1 Law Ortlcc
Culls un.swcml promptly day or nlirht,
Repidence Phone 97.
Office Phone 105
I Caldwell, Texas
POSITION a* vol
Toa ntr deposit money for tuition fa a
BANK untU course Is completed and a good
POSITION lSSECURKD.Ifjrou ATOMOS «IIP
and present or send this notice to Draagbon'a
Practical Business OoUet*, Austin, Tens. .
Dr. A. H. FOSTER
Build itfc. e I bo- i.
Office Nov m me Opera iiuuso
Residence Phone 24
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Burleson County Ledger and News-Chronicle (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 27, No. 3, Ed. 1 Friday, March 17, 1911, newspaper, March 17, 1911; Caldwell, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth168738/m1/1/: accessed June 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Harrie P. Woodson Memorial Library.