The Caldwell News-Chronicle (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 27, Ed. 1 Friday, November 24, 1899 Page: 1 of 12
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OUR AIM IS TUB UKKATKST UENEKIT TO THE l'AKUEKH A.NU WOKKIKU I'EOPUt OF BURLESON COUNTY.
CALDWELL, BURLESON COUNTY. TEXAS, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1899.
* from Our ¡Rural Staff. J
' present method of electing coun-
II,X, T«.~. NovriiiIht m. «.V..W.-WK «re «.mid like to know
Nk«'s-Chrokiclk: i what it is. There is a cryingr
' One of the heaviest rains for n«d for ■' reformation, and we
believe that it is only through
tiOiiio wtclis fell here yesteid.iy
evening, after which the clouds
blew away and we have had some
The cotton crop having been
all picked and a large part sold
and the corn and potato crops
gathered, we are now able t" tell
with some definitencss what has
been the fruits of our labor a tul
calculate the profits and !• t
The corn crop.wbile not us g<> >u
as last year, has been an aw rat-
one, and. with a tew exception^
enough has been made to sti*
The cotton crop ha- b« u ih«
be^t since and, w-.tto the
ceptioii of the portion . destroyed
count) and precinct conventions
that any change for the better
an be made. Cickko.
Y U IÜW PKAlKIt.
Yi i i/uv Pnaimii:, To*.
l-,t'iTi>k Nkwv('hkumi i.h:
1 lr«•. Willis rilled hi'
jh> otment for this > onferencc
baby at the residence of Mr. and
Mrs. Will Nix last week.
Bill Bowers is building a new
W. C. Ivy has just covercd his
A. J. Rockcttc is making some
improvements in the way of fenc-
J. R. Nix is also doing some
H. L. Nix Is sowing oats. He
contemplates going to Brenham
in the near future for the purpose
of purchasing fruit trees.
We learn that J. C. Ivy is think-
ing of building a new residence
A. J. Rockette is building a
It Pays to Trade at
Caldwell's Greatest Store.
Read His Ads en Pages 7 and 12.
u n t
ing the i
t t, w I
i i .
the vteld ha- a < ra '"<
half to three-quarters of
per iu fe.
The sweet pot ato i« i>
to th< dry vv
fall, «as a ver \ !
Wh : « .f .
tnglv. we beh
th - nunmim''
for ;t number «*f
every bmlv i* out
great tnanv h.iv
team , new wat;'
others art spen>.
cash in repairing
or building new
pic have b*. en .
and have but f<
Thanksgiving dav will be ob-
served here with religtons *er\-
ices and dinner on the ground.
S. II. ( ei R)an, of tin Ni w •
Chkonici i , spent Satuidav and
Sunday vimting friends and rela-
tives in this community.and w hi'«
here, in company with others,
spent several hours chasing tin
«sly oíd coon through the brier
thickets and over marsh*- , neat
the I.eak place.
Light, our agreeable
(i. C. Ivy is going to build a
last ap-J blacksmith shop some time in the
vear here Sundav. He was ac-1 Mrs. John Nix was trading in
* ompained by his uiie and little|Caltlwc-11 last week.
daughter. Mattic Wooten.
M Kate l'arke
and he' cousin. Miss Cairns, ol !
i. -s. sj , ;>t several days here a spell of the measlc
t-! w< visiting relatives.
K u' its Hoffman, who has been
at * 'range tlo: past t w
i- at home again.
\t. it. vf f ,
the benefit of the doubt and sup-
pose there is some good reason
why you have not sent in the
news; but it looks like some few
J. I a. At wood is having some
f Brvan, j land cleared and his fence reset.
Vassal* Nix is just getting over
service and visited friends here
Rev. Rogers, Christian minis-
ter, of Rockdale, filled his regular
appointment here last Saturday of the correspondents are treat-
night, Sunday and Sunday night, |'ng Us in a way entirely uncalled
and had large congregations. | for and unjustified, and we would
Mr. Hall and wife and Miss ilikc to know what is the matter.
Kate Runkle, of Prairiedale, was ^ you '1ave a great amount of un-
in our midst Sunday. wreaked vengence, send for Mr.
X! t> i , . i f Jeffries and allow him to break
Miss Willie Kunkle, teacher of. . ,
, . , . , . L, r, , n . . , ., vour spinal column into a dozen
he is glad that one can only have the Second C reek school, was the -
pieces more or less, but if vot*
them once. guest of Miss Annie Bowles last ¡: . . -
months, ¡ Mrs. Annie Nix is "ii the list of:Sunday.
measles victims this week. Archie Bowles and Miss Jessie
e n . nd f.vouiil- Several of our citi.ens have I Bowles, of Cookes Point, came
-,t ... rvlati.es ...,haultnu lumber : ,r Mr. Hal-¡out Saturday to visit their sister,. na„a , 0, wiu „Kain
kofsky. who IS to bui.ll a store Miss Annie, returning Sunday. ,lo.u „„ thc tronbk,(|
house in I unis. Walter Allcorn was here from
liad colds seem to I *- prevalent t-(Mlkes i 0int Saturday and Sun- Notice to Subscribers.
just now. i \nhoi . j dav. on a visit to his grandmother I
ii A). and sister.
l . Stamper and family have
i'i.AV, Texa>. N"vemt)ei 21. just returned from a visit to his
K...TOK Nhwvi HK..SU i.k:^ father, at Granger. lie reports
t hail a splendid rain Sunday t¡,;ií they've had some good rains
have a grudge that you can't stay
at home with against the Nkws-
Chroniclk, just give us a call,
and we venture to sav the ba-
eiKvit*' I!*, in \ Winkler's house
.41'' ■ '|>i«.n '! . target riíl u<
' ¡i i i r. it lit illtti the se*. - (
t "il 11 • • H • alii s'iinething til
e.t!, went t- t 'aid w ell and bar* j
re: ed th< ^¡un t< r a pair ol >*h,n-v; |
We are going to take a rest dur-
• lav •
we think «tul peo-
¡ Uinlalltl\ bíes.ned
w things tu rum*
i bout si>
•aid tin *,
ier. t. a
M >>si It (i
, , . .¡night, which was a much needed ; there
Hid vs , nt W hat u,t 1 1 •
tree. iaru' ajipreciated treat. j IJrown and Ab Hughes!
lj lien Jones has moved his family have just returned from a horse i.Nec'V so ^on expect youi paper
as a consequence there will be no
issue of the Nkws-Cukonicu: .'or
December 2''. We feel that we
arc entitled to a rest and don't
care to work all ot Christmas
t he re.
I Ma* k
v in In id on i>' 11
Irom here. an<
n scai't h ol htu-
Mt had been de
Messr s. !.. 11.Mi-
ami Jesse Hair-
■ m until Mondav
m- i i
hen thev were taken
a nd pia ed behind the
¡. irom Independen* t to their new trading expedition to Lee county,
residence. Mrs. Mitchell and R. Our school opened with a full!
15. Keifer have also moved, the attendance October in, and up to!
latter to his former residence. present date 44 pupils have been
Mrs. Young and daughters1 enrolled. We have the same
were \ ¡siting in Clav last Tues- j teacher we had last year
dav, Miss Sadie remaining over ! Annie Bowles, of Cookes Point.
... rt , , . , i pared for the new vear. Put this
aim to 1 ¡ve near until Kridav. the guest of Mis- Henry Kregger, who has been 4l_
V. Bessie Lee.
con lined to his bed for about two
for that date. Be sure to remem-
ber this anil when your paper
fails to come, don't kill a postmas-
ter or wreck your chances in the
uncertain hence, .lust be calm
and remember that the force is
¡ «celebrating in order to be pre-
pared for the new year. Put this
in vour hat and show it to thc
W. (i. Farquhar went to Cald
. ti. .. man who borrows vour paper,
weeks, is. we are glad to report, . . • 11
. T v.*N« venilici 2".
s ('M WON u T,•
ay of dri,. K w eatlier
t'..,1 w nt* : s ' omin^,
and from tin ¡arfe docks id geese
whit. ¡1 ¡-a * ■ pa- -«ed and are con*
starth j<a• sip.).' over, we predict
. o].! weather in the near future.
\ \ • M i t
« V l*OU i till v «ISt
I well last Thursdav. , up and able to walk.
Mrs. Darnell. wii«> has been vis- «hat might be termed a ..itched
' itiug her parent* here for some
He had *s*ow< ^on't forget the date.
K QuLt Marriage.
h >r t
«•scent, we believe.
Kt iIM'TI I *
blacksmith, spent several davs i.ist week, .ii
at Milano since our last. i John N .\
^ an Tyson and sister, of Ma v s«
field, a is i ted the tamily ol C. t".
Porter Saturday and Sundav last.
Jim Wood and Cet d Porter, of
time, has returned to her home at
Whitehall, Crimes county. She
was accompanied home by Mrs.
J. Thomas, who will stay there
for a short time.
M iss Cap Clement was a visitor
>f una lc- *e-j at the school Monday.
are now conva-1 Mesdames Savage, Kanjuhar
and K. Thomas are to visit Bren-
ham during the week.
lending court. William McCorquodale has re-
is boring a well in | turned with his family from Nav*
battle with one of his good-sized !
hogs and unfortunately got the Little Cupid works in a mvs-
worst of it. terious wav his wonders to per-
We are suffering from want of form. Just as we had put our
rain. This part of Cod's vine-
yard is not blessed with many-
wells; tanks are almost dried up.
so man and beast are feeling thc
effects of the drought.
With best wishes, K/.ka.
the Bird settlement.
Will Nix is al present having a
lively tussle with the measles.
M. 1 Haii'ston. who has lately
your city, were pleasant visitors moved to Somei villi
in our midst Sunday. ¡community, was lici t-Saturday.
Harvey Billingslev, of Brvmer, i A. J. Rockctti was in Lyons
spent several days here last week r,ne dav last week.
visiting relatives, and gave air J.N. Browning has moved to
exhibition oí his graphophone. Indian territory. Mrs. litown*
Mr. Schuman. alter spending ing l*-'t last Ihur dav and Mr.
several months here working lor Browning L-ft Saturday,
his brother-in-law, A. W. Mate-! Mi lía--. «>! Merle, was here
a so ta to their former home at the
W. (i. Farquhar is building an
addition to his residence.
There is again a great deal of
sickness in our neighborhood,
being mostly black jaundicc. We
can name the follow ing as among
the late victims: Mr. Clark, Char-
ley Clark, Ihincan McCorqtiodale,
To Our Correspondents.
For sume unknown cause a
marriage-recording pencil away
for the winter season the news
came that two lovers hail taken
the nuptial vows and gone on
their way rejoicing. Investiga-
tion showed that Kdward Stokes,
Iof Hookerville, anil Miss Sallie
jowsky, left foi his home in Lee
Ouite a number of our citi ens
are attending district court this
Week; too many to give names.
Wonder how it would suit the
people of Burleson county anotlv
Wediit-da\, on business.
T \. M ullina\ lias two sick
children this week.
Mr S. A. Scott, who has been
visiiiiig Mi's. I * ! 11 roce lor the
past week, has returned home.
Miss Bertha Mulliiiax is visit-
er year to hold a convention to ¡ ing relatives in Cookes Point,
nominate county officers? If any ! By an oversight, we failed to
thing is more disgusting than our t report the arrival of a line girl
Moore, of Porter's Prairie, were
I < - - -I quietly married Wednesday aft-
part of our correspondents have ev noon 11 c*l°l k, at the home of
taken a fall out with the Ni w -'Mr Levy Kilpatrick, Kev. II. C.
Chkomci.i: and are giving us cold | ^'"'s °"i* i.iting. A nuinbet of
shoulders in a way that makes I fiends and acquaintances were
us shiver. Part of our stall is present to witness the ceremony
as true as the needle to the star, «"ltl wish happy couple a
and we don't think there is an y (!°n'4 an'' pi ospet ous life.
chance for us to be misunder- These two young people were
stood in what we say here. highly popular in their respective
We give inducements to our' communities, where a host of
Nov Whitehurst and Farris Ncy-'correspondents that are not of- triends no doubt wish lor them
nolds. L. Dki k. I fered by any other paper inTexas | all the good things that life has
and it does appear that our treat-, to give.
ment is just as curte,.us as it is ed|tor Sc„ Wonder,.
possible for it to be. Of course,
w hen we must I - Kd,to-r w* v- Har' v. <-r bexuiutoii.
ItlK USOS. •, 1 *'X
I'iniTOK NkWS'I'IIKoMi i.k:
After an absence of several
months, we wish t* be remem-
bered in vour good and valuable
paper once more.
Misses Ada and Ida Stone, Klla
Kidson, Fanny Loflin and Ollie
Thompson, of Dcan\ ille, attended
Kititor \V. llarrv. of'
r Tt'lin., ill exploring Mamni ah Cave,
take some liberty with the com- contr; icted it it'viTf c.tsi* c f | i 1 . Hin
munications sent in, but when- thr..u,:U u-b.« Ituekicn
Arnica nalvt' eonvou-t •, liun it in ;ui-
otlier worUr-. svoiitlei Curt-*, pile-, in-
juries, infla munition ion! all hodily
eruptioiiH. Onl.t 2.-oeiir at Stone A
Hitclicook'rt «Ii iiiiore.
ever our space and the matter
will justify, we deal in the most
generous way with our corre-
Now, we have been giving you
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German, S. Houston. The Caldwell News-Chronicle (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 27, Ed. 1 Friday, November 24, 1899, newspaper, November 24, 1899; Caldwell, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth169265/m1/1/?q=Palestine: accessed September 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Harrie P. Woodson Memorial Library.