Burleson County Ledger and News-Chronicle (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 50, Ed. 1 Friday, February 20, 1920 Page: 1 of 8
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Caldwell, Burleson County, Texas, Friday. February 30, 1980
From Every Standpoint
whether it be responsibilty, integrity
or management, ample capital, large
resources, ability to extend accom-
modations, or the desire to be of as-
signee to each patron, you will find
us ready always to do all we can to
meet your requirements with com-
The First State Bank
A GUARANTY FUND BANK
REPAIR ALL MAKES
Authorised Ford Seles fc Service
Has just closed another year of
business among you, and while the
cotton crop has been the shortest ever
made since we engaged in business,
we will have had an exceptional good
year, out of the proceeds of the crop
gathered, and we enter 1920 with a
determination to serve you as we have
in the past, with the best goods
money can buy at the least cost to
you, thus maintaining our motto
"The Store That Saves You Money"
Come to sec us for your wants,
no matter what you need, dry goods,
dress goods, clothing, shoes, hats,
groceries, farm implements, wagons,
etc. We will continue to sell you
standard goods, such as Curlee
Clothes, and Star Brand Shoes,
Vanity and No Name Hats. These
lines defy competition, and the price,
consistent with quality, is right.
T. F. Gilley
THE STORE THAT SAVES YOU HONEY
lacreases Capítol (o
Geo. M. Johnston whorcoently
purchased (he interest of L.
Slegle, C. C. Nelms and M ■ L.
Womaek in the Caldwell Power
A lee Company, has re-lncorpor
ated the plant with a capital of
$40,000 the former copltal being
$10,000. He has also been grant-
ed a new 25 year franchise by
the City, and is now installing
new machinery in the plant
which when completed will
double the output, and give
Caldwell an up-to-date light and
ice plant. Some time later about
October it is planned to change
the current from direct to alter-
nating, and in the mean time he
is making efforts to care for by
exchange or rewinding the many
motors now in use on the direct
The scholastic census for Bur-
leson county will be taken dur-
ing the month of March andan
euumerator lias been appointed
for each school district, and
every parent is urgently request-
ed to see that their children are
properly enrolled before March
Sise with the euumerator, and if
(or any reaaon they should be,
then re|K>rt them without delay
to the county superintendent.
Lee Henslcy, Co. Supt.
in county court Saturday
John Hicklik was tried on a
charge of lunacy and found in-
sane by a jury. He was carried
to the Rusk asylum Monday by
Duputy Oscar Kllis. it will be
remembered that he in the man
who shot Prank Sefcik in the
stomach in the New Tabor com-
munity recently without provo-
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A. W. Sale. 29-tf
M. M. CLUB
The members of the M. M.
Club and severul invited guests
wore entertained last Wednes-
day afternoon by Mrs. Henry
Oregg. Fancy work and conver-
sation were engaged in until a
late hour, nt which time the host
ess served the guests with a
salad course. A business meet-
ing was held at which plans for
a club party were made.
To be Here.
Deputy Revenue Collector P,
T. Crow will apead March 0 and
10 at Somervllle and March 11
at Caldwell to asaiat individual
taxpayers in making out their
inootne tax reporte fot tJ. 8. in-
The Cotton Farmer's Cow
The farmer who grow «o much
cotton that bo has no room for a
oow la negleoting a chance to make
oomo eaoy money.
If ho would follow tho adrice of
the American Cotton Aaoociatlon,
if he would plant fewer «crea of cot-
ton, uae carefully selected aeed and
He would increase his production
lint ootton per acre, thereby main-
taining the standard of aupplles,
reducing the net coat per pound,
lie would have left acreage on
111* farm to keepcows, to raise hogs,
to grow fruits and vegetables and
These would feed hia family and
give him enough extra cash so that
he could store hla cotton in the sya-
tem of warehouses advocated by the
American Cotton Association and
get for It a fair and equitable price.
The Cotton Farmer'a cow Is the
title of one article la a gnat aeries
about the work of the American Cot-
ton Association now appearing la
The Country Gentleman. (Five
cente a oopy from auy news stand
11.00 a year by mail—fifty-two is-
sues. if you aend to The Country
Gentleman, Philadelphia, Ponna )
Many sections of the South are find*
Ing freedom from the all-cotton
system, with it* poverty and priva-
tions. by keeping oows whose milk
is made Into cheese, These farmers
bank their cotton money as pure
This bank, first, last and all the
time, is for American Cotton As-
sociation's program of better cotton
higher prices, diversified crops—
and more money for all.
CALDWELL NATIONAL BANK
C. C. NELMS, Vice-Pros.
C. C. CRONARTIE, Cashier.
We can supply your wants in Dry Goods, Grocer-
ies, Etc., and will appreciate your trade, Lome in and
make our store your headquarters while in Caldwell.
VAL E. HERB5T
Hew Spring 1920 Goods
Arriving at The Big Store
• We have received a good many
shipments of our advanced orders
for spring merchadise, and our
New York buyer has made us
several shipments already of the
new things in ladies' ready-to-wear
goods, and more tocóme out soon,
and our Mr. and Mrs. Cobb are
now in the market themselves
buying the new things in millinery,
ready-to-wear, and novelties, and
placing orders for fall for the
more staple lines.
Come in and take a look at the
goods we have ready for your in-
spection, and watch our store for
other new goods that will be ar-
riving right along from now on.
You might miss something if you
J. F. COBB CO.
"The Home of THE BEST, and the Store of tho
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Rankin, W. W. Burleson County Ledger and News-Chronicle (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 50, Ed. 1 Friday, February 20, 1920, newspaper, February 20, 1920; Caldwell, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth169060/m1/1/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Harrie P. Woodson Memorial Library.