The Caldwell News-Chronicle (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 19, Ed. 1 Friday, September 24, 1897 Page: 3 of 6
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YELLOW JACK SCARE* «y md ill snc'i dtsger-
wis (iUriM, «mi |d uk« such ao-
lion v* r%rtj out isd enfor< • Mid
qutrsntin aa may be provided by
tsw. 8- id quina bi to go Into
eff- ct «I 1*2 o'clock midnight, on
8spt* mlKir 281, 1897, after wbiob
TUB BTATB, COUNTY AMD TOWN
Or CALDWELL ALL HAVE THE
The County nnd City Htv«
Both Issued Rigid Qnaran-
tino Against A11 Points.
No Trains Allowed to
Stop In the County.
All day Wedneedey, all night
Wednesday night and all day yes
terday wild rumora of every con
ceivabl* f^e cripiion war* flying
•round and p# -pl in C<ld«rcl!
didn't know what to iuske of the
R-pT*" w-r# curr-nt for a while
that tb«r«* wfru raese of yol low
<• ver in Breuhun, (Jorro?, Navar.
oía, Bryan, Ben.mont, Oratgs,
K'ickdalf, 11 mpsuad and almost
any other point ene night liaten
When the matter was thorough-
ly sifted It was fiun<i that there
wee a cas* of black jaundice or
swamp f(tv*-r in Beaumont, and
the patient died Dr. Swearing- n,
the atst* Le.dth «nicer, declared ii
to b« yellow fwver, but every phy-
eic*an that 1 ad anythi' g to do
with the c*e\ including an old
army surgem who bad peeked
through two or thr*e yellow fever
M lg- a, all diere: t«d from hia oi>i •
ion and positively declared it wan
not yellow lever.
The court'y ooinmis k nert/s
orurt wae nall d in *p*rial «e#i->n
ar.d dtclar-'i r r>gi i quarantine io
the following langueg*-:
Itappiarii.v to the cotrt th>t
the county i* threatened i h the
int oducu n of yellow itvn frt-m
infected pon te, n<i that the esin-
klould U- go r«1> d agaloet by qua"
an'ine, J. H. Jkt'.s, oonnty phj-
si(i n, ¡ hereby directed to de.
oare and maintam qutrAutm*
The Yellow Fever
is in Mississippi anil
Louisiana. It may got
over in Texas.
Clean up and disin-
fect your premises and
you lessen the risk of
We have a full litu*
of disinfectants, such as:
CARBOLIC ACID, both
crude and pure.
OP CARBON, E.TC.
The DriiRRifttH. |!
tia • railroad trains, nei'her pas
seng' r nor freight coming from
other oounties. «-ball he permitted
to i top a it bin the limita of Burie-
aon ' our.tr, aaid qu iran ine to laat
until 'hi* county pbyaician may
de m it safe to rtscind this order.
It ie ordered that the turn of
one hundred doliera Im appro-
priated out of the general fane for
the purpose i t enforcing the quar-
antine, aaid amount V be d awn
and expended in euoh auma es
may be nece a^ry under the direr-
Uon of County Physioian, County
Judge and Commiaaioner New-
The oity council aleo declared a
quarantine egain-t a 1 infttt <i
Under extension of querentine
yeeterday paeeengera are not per-
mitted to atop at the following
Bryan aod poiuts in Brasoe
No traina are permitted to leave
DEATH AT DEADMOST.
Beaumont, Ttx., Sept. 22.—Dr.
R. M. Bwearingen arrived laat
night, examined the Lovejoy boy,
and made thia statement: "1
have tonight examined Thoa.
Lovejoy, 14 yeara old, and pro*
uounoe tbe o**e very auepictoud.
1 believe he will die aoon, and an
autopay will dear the diagnosis.
1 adviae all towna and pieces to
quarantine thia piece until the
feet ie established that the case ia
not yellow fever. Tbe boy bee
not he *n out of tbie oity.
R. M EwrArtixiiN.''
Tb* boy died al U o'clock this
morning, and sf er another exam-
ination Dr. Bwearingen was seen
and gave out tbe Allowing:
"1 bav« not tbe slightest doubt
< f thia case being genuine yellow
'ever. Whil* tbe eyroptoma sre
leaf pronounced than in some oasee,
they are pronouncid enoigh to
*«rtant u.y bidding qu*mniu.r.
1 do not b< lieve there is any cause
for g'est i lerm. Everything nec-
*aeary i" * eit g done to prevent
the tpread of the disease. The
houee in which tbe case originated
ie under strict quarantine, and
rince tbe h y's dtath the guarde
have been doubled. I asr having
the house thoroughly fumigated
I have prohibited all traina run-
ning out of the city until further
Thoa. Lovejoy was a newsboy
snd sold tbe Timi a-Democrat. It
ie thought he caught fever from
handling the paper*, aa they had
not betn thoroughly fumigated.
He took aick Friday lastemd noth-
ing was thought of hie case until
yesterday morning, when the oity
wae plunged into excitement by
quarantine of tbe houae and all ite
inmatea. Dr. Jordon, a yeilow
fever expert, pronounced tbe caee
hrrniture hUrk jaundice, as did
Dr. 1'rice, city health offioer.
There ia great exciUment here.
Twenty fsmilien left town today
and more are preparing to leave.
Nearly all are going north and
went to timber.
Dr. Swearingen met the boa*d
of health thia morning. He ad-
drested tbe board aa followa. "I
respectfully aik that you prohibit
all people from leaving the city of
Beaumont until by diagnonie of
the body the rase i* known to b*
or not to be yellow fever, for pr
lection of the people of TexaO'
The Lovejoy boy wna burir-d
thia afternoon by Dr. Jordor, Col.
Abe Weaver aod a colored m<*r,.
No one cNe was sllowed lo attend
Miyor Kaethsm tbh morning
announced that the ottrfew oidin-
ano© would be rigidly enforced
from this data alter 7 p. m
Hi n. L. F. Chester was ap-
pointe I mayor pro. tens, on ac-
count of the ill health ef Mayor
GauK, Tex., Sept. 21,1897.
At laat the rain has stopped sad
the people have gone to work in
earnest. The crops are consider-
ably dunsged as a result of so
moob rain. The farmers near
Geu's havs given up the top crop.
We thought for awhile that we
conld poison the cotton worms snd
save ths cii^JuXjahan we were
ab ut rid of the ootfon worm the
sharp shooter and boll worm took
poFses;ion and havs about wound
Gaure sr.d vicinity have for four
nights ben entertained by a
sleight-of-hnnd performer. Tbis
is tbe beet ten cent show we ever
ssw; ws feel safe in ssving thst
they carried away mere money
from G*u*e than all the preachers
that have been here this year.
Last Sunday the I. AG. N. gave
an exoureioo to Au«Un. Ye scribe,
together with thirty>two others,
who represent G euse snd Fraim
vill-, took it in In large me&surea.
When we left b< me we frit viry
poor and ineigni&osnt, hut in two
bo'irs after we reaohed Austin
some of tbe boys felt very rich and
Cotton pickers are In great de-
mand in onr vicinity.
Dr. John D. Poster hai built a
large and convenient ham, whicb
adds greatly to the l^ok* and vtlue
of his property.
H. C. HatfieM has 'b-jilt a nice
little bain on tbe rear (pnd of his
lot,ju<tbaik of hls«>Uck^nitb
shop. ' *
Morgan Dickinson took in tbe
excursion Sundey. He says ke
think* there are a few tame peo-
ple In Austin than there are in
J. A. Jackson is h«viW|| bis new
house painted and pspelted. Mr.
V. A. Warren from Coryell county
ie do'iijr ' h*-w«rk
Thus. H. Caldwell, formerly cf
this county, but Iste of Coryell
county, has secured s position on
tbe farm with W. J. Porter thia
John C. Porter took in tbe Aue
tin excursion and esye be is laying
for the firet one to Galveeton.
Dr. Dollar has emplo>ed W. J.
Porter to do some work on bis
dwt lling house. The work is to
eommenoe right awsy.
So far as we have heard the oorn
orop has turned out nicely. Every
one se* ms to be well satisfied bis
A greet meny of our fsrmers are
talking of leaving cot'on off next
year and planting their crop*
mainly in vegetables, trusting to
the Caldwell market to handle it
for them. Mr. Editors, is it re
liablt? Do you think we can af-
ford to raise vegetah e for Cald-
News is sesro end we have
about txhausted our vocabulary,
so we will close. Ex
The school trustees havs decided
to give ix months fr«e school to
all tbe transiere. This is an in-
creaae > f about a rn nth over the
f) of 'be large t b«re of o«p ever
brought her* at 2óo CLiuax To-
bacc '5o r. blrck. Lucy iiinto:i
Tubecco 10c a block, At the
.lann«-ttV New York Store.
Your cows and hor« s will cer-
tainly die if jou dou't feed tht-m.
Morgan, the grocer, has the beit
f«ed in Caldwrll.
e' • e GO ' tO • • •
JANNETT'S NEW YORK STORE
Spccial Auction Sales Days
In Clothing, Shoes and Hats, Every Monday aad Saturday
From One to Four O'Clock.
But we don't stop at this. We cut the knife so deep in
our priccs where they would bear any cutting, that you can
comc safclv any other day and buy your goods at auction !
prices, 'f he hard times and bad health are the causes for |
Now here are the items in which the knife has done its
part: Straw hats, half price; a $15 suit for $12; a $14.50
suit at $11.50; a $5 pair of pants for $4; a $6.25 suit at $5; a
$3.75 boys suit at $3; a $1.75 pair of working pants for $1.25;
a China tea set cheap at $12.50 for 910; pure China dinner
platen cheap at $1.25 at $1; a 75c lantern at 65c.
We make a cut of twenty cents on the dollar and over on
all our shoes now in stock.
Don't forget the Place. It la
Jannett's New York Store, i i
YOURS TRULY, E. 0. JAHWETT.
Botrd of Health Statement.
B -ftumont, Tt?x.,Sfpt. 22.—The
board of health issued the following
bulletin at|6 p/m :
The board of health was reorgan-
ised tbis morning and cow consist
of ths following: Dr. B F. Cal-
houn, chairman; Dr. M B.¡Sanders,
secretary; Dr>. W. W. Canninghm,
C. Y. Thomron snd J. W. Cruse.
All trains have been stopped by
order of Dr. Swearingen. The
bouse whtre tbe supposed yellow
fever patient died has bsen thor-
oughly disinfected acd tbe occu-
pants are under strict quarantine.
The bouse adjoining is also under
quarsntine. There is no new sick-
ness in tbe city whioh caa be re-
garded as suspicious. R"ports from
the bo ird of hsalth will be given
to tbe people daily. Sabins Pasr,
Port Arthur and Orange have
quarantined against Beaumont.
B. F. Calhoun,
3 good undershirts for 50c at
The Jennett'e New York Store.
Front In Throo States.
Memphie, Tenn., September 22.
—Reports from several points in
Northern Miesissippl, Western
Tennessee and Eastern Arkansas
say that a light frost fell last night
and ssveral towns are considering
the advisab lit r of raising the quar-
sntine ngainbt fsver infected dis-
triots. Tbe frost slightly damaged
the cotton crop of the Northern
Missi-sippi d Ita.
Notion to tko Public.
Meridian, Mise , Sept. 22—The
record of tbe local weather bureau
shows that thtre was a light frost
here last night, and as a result tbe
peo) l-i are feeling muob better.
When you are in need of lum-
ber remember ours is selected from
the virgin forests of Louibiana,
and no man sells it cheaper than
Jenkins & Jenkins
L' ngwell A Munay have scad*
of il.e tíueí't bri-k you ever siw.
If vi u need brick go to them for
prices. Lr tf
Remarkably Low Death Rate.
New Orleans, S p*. 22.—Daily
oflicisl bulletin of the board of
The bosrd of health officially an-
nounce* the status of afl<tirs in
New Orlenns in isgard to yePow
'ever to be a* follows: During
the twenty four hours ending tt p.
m. tbere were, loriiiv* ctsea of
yellow f v r, 12; hUJ-piti jus cae<"K
u.-der invtatigati >n, 3; d-nths, 2.
Tviial rase to date. 7'.'; to'al deaths
•,o date, 8 The majority of onses
uiv'er tieatmeut are reported as
d. i< g w>| . S R Oi iriiANT.
Capt. J. R. Smith is my oolleci-
ing agent in Caldwell and is fully
authorised to receive snd reoeipt
for all acoounts due me. All my
patrona will find all my notes and
acoounts in his hands and will
obligs me by treating with him
tbe same ai they would with me.
14-tf R. Sthuws.
Wh«n you want your job work
done in firat-clsss style coma to
tbe Nkws-Chbonicle office, see
samples of our work already
turned out and yju wiil be satis-
Ws hsve no carlosd of hosiery
neither did wd boy out a whole
factory, but at the same time we
have the finest selected atook of
children's misses' snd ladies' hose
and men*a seeks for the mon*y
ever cune to Caldwell. Our 10o
Mack ladies' boae and 3 pair for
25o children's hose can't be beat
by any one and our genuine Hsrma-
doif die lidies' hose will knock
not all oomp t'tion. We clso bata
5c children's and ladies' hose and
men's sock?. Please come around
and look at them, it don't matter ii
you buy any or not.
E 0 JAsnrrr,
At The Janne.t's Nesr York Store.
The largest, best assorted and
lowest priced stock of wall paper
now on hand ever brought to Cald-
well. Jenkins & Jenkins.
The quality of our lumber is un-
surpassed on the American conti-
nent, and if you want to know our
prices call at th« office.
Jenkins A Jenkins.
4 pencil tablets at 5o. The best
ink writting tablet ev*r oame here
at 5c a piece. Slate pencils,
school bsskets, school bsgn. pen
holders, writting pens, atd eyery
thing exoept school books, that be-
longs to the Fchoolboy's outfit at
the Jannett's New York Store.
J. F. Cobb saya be will pay any
ontit^iOto prove that he ever
advertised a lid. Read hie ad on
Jenkins A Jenkins will dup'i-
oate any prices in Texas on wall
Hay, coin snd oat< are the tt -
plt-s lor fetd. M irlan the gro +r
can supply you on short notice.
Djn't f.il to read C\)bb's pric*
list on first pape. It is the Kloi -
dike ot Caldwell in dry goods.
For a good, honest made farm
wag u go to
Jkskinh A Jenkins.
now in stock. Pri-
ces the lowest.
W B. SILLIMAN. PROPRIETOR.
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Rust & Joiner. The Caldwell News-Chronicle (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 19, Ed. 1 Friday, September 24, 1897, newspaper, September 24, 1897; Caldwell, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth169171/m1/3/: accessed April 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Harrie P. Woodson Memorial Library.