The Caldwell News-Chronicle (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 10, Ed. 1 Friday, July 23, 1897 Page: 1 of 8
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CALDWELL, BURLESON COUNTY, TEXAS. FRIDAY, JULY 23, 18!>7,
J. F. Cobb,
"My Mamma Does, Too,"
Says another little tot, "because she says she can send any of us
children here to buy for her and know we will not be overcharged
for goods, but will pay the same prices she or anyone else would
pay, and those prices are right, too."
ur Own Knitting.
Life is too short :\nd profits altogether too
small for us to attempt to attend to other
people's business and our own too.
Hence we have always kept everlastingly
at it, attending strictly to our own knitting
and it has brought us success.
Do Yon Need Anything #
In the Millinery Line ?
Here is a Rare Opportunity
We are Offering all Trimmed Hats in Ladies and Chil-
dren's styles at
Of SI, $2, $3, $4. $5 and $( hats which were very cheap at those prices,
being sold for 50c, SI, $1 .SO, S2, S2.50 and S3.
Can you afford to miss it?
We will sell you anything in Spring and Summer seasonable Millinery,
such as Untrimmed Hats, Sailors, Flowers, Chiffon and Gauze at greatly re-
duced prices, as we are anxious to close this stock out before going to market.
Remember that all the above goods are fresh, up-to-date stylish milli-
ner)-. The trimmed goods include some pattern hats that will go at half
,^J. F. COBB.
J. F. Cobb.
A Horrible Story.
Norfolk, Va., July 21 —Joseph
Cannon, Guy Hall and William
Smith were put on trial today in
the police court on a charge of
conspiring to seduce and debauch
Lillian Cannon, wife of Ihe de-
fendant first named.
Mrs. Cannon, a bride of three
weeks, told a sensational story of
mistreatment at the hands of her
husband and related how she had
gone out to drive with Hall at the
suggestion of her husband and
that upon being informed by Hall
that she could no longer have a
home at the Cannon domicile she
inquired fjr a boarding hous3 and
was taken by Hall to a plnce on
Main street, wliero she remained
until discovered yes'erday.
J.ohn Mariner, one of tbe best
known business men of Norfolk,
dirclosed a plot to ruin the woman
in order to manufacture evidence
in favor of Cannon for a divorce.
He testified that Smith had ie:ated
to him the terms of a bargain by
which he was to receive #100,000
lor his share in tbe iniquity and
had acknowledged receiving ad-
vance payment of $18. The hear-
ing will be resumed in the morn-
ing, when othnr developments
maybe expected. It íb thought
probable that Smith will turn
Reduced Rate to Truck «rower
From the Hookervllle Courier.
If you will allow me rpace I
will give you a sketch ot the Cen-
tral Texas Bee Keepers associa-
tion, which I had the pleasure of
attending at Cameron July 16 and
17. Tbe convention met at
court bouse, tbíra being about
one hundred in attoat'ance, and
was called to order by tbe presi-
dent, E. It. J outs, of Milano. The
convention went into permanent
organization, Judge E. Y. Terral
of Cameron beirg elected presi-
dent and C. B. Biiikston ol Chis-
man, secretary, after which tbe
discussion ot the most profitable
method of managing bees ivas dis-
cussed. The honey dew question
receiv.'-d considerable attention,
there being only five who claimed
honey dew fell from the skies, and
nineteen of the most scientific bee
keepers claiming Ibero was no
tion, wbich was prepared for the
ocoasion, began promptly at 8:30,
was appreciated by all, especially
the sweet music.
Everything considered, it was
one of tbe most successful meet-
ings of tbe kind ever held in this
the part 0f the country.
Several premiums were offered,
one for tbe ugliest man and one
for the bei-t looking. Mis. Thoc.
Henderson of Cameron w 8 ap-
pointed a committee of one to
make tbe de isi«.-ns and award the
prize*. Mr. Ueunigton of Hullo
reo-i ved tbe first prize and Mr.
11 anna of Temple the second. Mrs.
Henderson received many com-
pliments on 1 or excellent judg-
If those who advocate cotton and
corn as the only ui'ans to make
a living had been there, they
would have been convinced that,
tb< re is money in something else,
An election will be held at the
Mayor's office in the city of Cald-
well, on Tuesday, July 27th,
1897, to elect one alderman for
said city, to fill a vacancy caused
by the resignation of Alderman
Harry Hudson. J. W. McArtor
will hold said election as presid-
Th<; quality cf our lumber is un-
surpassed on tbe American conti-
nent, and if you want to know our
prices call at th offic°.
J km kins & Jenkins.
Li Moll'* Liquid Slulphur for sale
at T. V. Murray's. T«e greatest
t-k'n remedy on earth.
Sub-cribe f ir the News Chronicle.
Excursion to fialvestoa.
S3 for round trip. Tickets will
he sold only on Saturday, July
24th, and for train No. 7 leaving
Caldwell 3:54 a. m. and arriving
at Galveston 9:05 . m., Sunday
July 25th, limited to return on
any regular train up to and in-
cluding train No. 8, leaving Gal-
veston 7 20 p. m. Monday, July
J. F. Cobb says he knows what
he is talking about when be says
dry goods cannot be bought in tha
eta e of Texas for lees money than
h♦ bis stor* and invites comparison
of goods and prices. Be sure your
sins will not find you ont befar
you say, "you can buy dry good
tor less rnoaey at any store in this
town, or a* any town in the state
of Texas than at Cobb's."
Beeville, Texas, July 21.—The
railroads have made a rate of one
fare for those who wish to attend
the convention of gardeners and
truck farmers to be held in this
ci'v soon. A great d al of interest
is being manib-sted in the meeting
and it Is expected to be one of th«
largest ever held in this part of
tbe state. These people seem d- -
termined to do nil in their power
tos* cure fast tram por is ton and
low ratts for their products to tho
such thing hs bcv.ey dew. The (>ven in the little insignificant bee.
conventian adjourned at 7 n. m. i , " ~' 7 " .
i.j t i - ..¡i j 11 ~ „i.„i„ Bacon for 5-Vio. is something un-
Judgs Tern.1 luvil.d lh. «bol bu, Wou|W« &
delegation out to his residence for | m («Arthur me selling it for thai
the night. He alto fnrt.i bed írtít- prW—il you have toe cash. It is
transportaron lor the *srjembly. ¡ short and clea*.
Whni we ariived at his home tbe
Judge told hn puests to take
charge of tl>9 premihCd. A num-
ber went into hi* vineyard and
brought out great baskets of deli-
cious grap'9 that rivaled tbe Cali
fornia pr>duit in t-ize and flavor,
of which all partork freely. Sup-
per was then announced, and an ¡
elegai.t repatt was enjoyed by all.
I believe there were come of tbe
hungriest fellows at that table 1
ever saw. Ido believe some of
the crew needed a physician be-1
Uncle John Carnes was dele-
Stone it Hitchcock.
(jhnifleiiien :—Till* is to ennii that
I uimmI one bottle <if Morgan's Chill
Tonic I'liuulit of >011 and it cured 11 us
of the (lulls. It. is tho be.-1 «'hill n>t;i 1 i -
cine I have ever lined.
Caldwell, Tex., May I 1.^97.
For a good, honest made farm
wag n go to
Jenkins & Jenkins.
Eat ray Notice.
Estrayed by E C. (Harrington on
the 21st day of Julv, A. I). 1897,
before Justice 11 C, Goodwin of 1
Prec'net No. 2, Burleson couuty,
one br iwn pony ho*s« 12 or 18
with crrok«d nose,
I Talk About Bargains!
*5 No town nor county can offer any better inducements ttt
^5 prices and close margins than we are offering. Neighbor-
^5 ing towns arc advertising that they are offering better l>ar-
gains than Caldwell. Let thctn read the following prices*
<2 rub their eyes and pull in their signs:
ijj Bacon, Short Clear 54C.
% Coffee,Eight Pounds $1.
(Either Arbuckle or Crescent Coffee.)
«2 There vou are. Now find somebody that will ta-at these
^5 prices. Il you can't, it is only common sensi lor you to
^ huv at the cheapest place.
'fhcrc is one peculiarity about these prices. It takes
J money and no bookkeeping to get these prices. Don't e\-
*5 pect to get these prices without
gated to pass the wine, which in at hands hiyh,
..... .,1 • stock i pi; f« *t. hp'sso in face. r>o
suited bim, as be always e< joys bra h-r-e 14 bands
! 4! ^jv.. <UA Ia JI. * A *1(1 J
O The Spot Cash.
~ — %
waiting 011 the ladiis. About 30
gillons, of tbe Judge's own mat u-
lacture, was disposed 0!.
After supper ths grand exhibi-
high, S years old, b-tuied
on left hhoiibb-r.
10 13 W. N Hrsi.r.r,
Co, Clk. BjrlsBon Co. Texa'
McArthur 6t Womble. i
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