The Caldwell News-Chronicle (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 30, Ed. 1 Friday, December 15, 1899 Page: 4 of 12
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—The house of Wash Phegley,
colored, situated in the northern
«üd of town, was burned Tuesday
afternoon. As near as can be
learned, the loss was about $350.
—Why can't the wedding bells
chime in unison with the Christ-
mas bells? Why have the mis-
chievous marriage microbes so
precipitately quit their labors?
Who knows and will tell?
—Don't fail to see and read
Fagan's Christmas ad. Kverv-
one is going to want some kind of
a Christmas present to give rela-
tive, friend or sweetheart, and it
will pay you to see what Fagan
has to offer.
—A row Tuesday night in the
.Mexican chili joint near the depot
resulted in a negro, *•' rank Pal-
mer, cutting John Wheeler, an-
other negro, very severely in
several places. Dr. Jenkins re-
paired the injured party and he
left Wednesday morning for
some other quarter. The other
negro was arrested charged with
—It seems strange that certain
ones will still continue to «bor-
row horses from men's stables,
from the public square, and other
places, ride them some distance,
and fail completely to return be-
fore daylight. There is always
an officer in Burleson county who
succeeds in getting an intervie\\
with them. Sheriff Curry return-
ed Monday from Rosebud with a
negro. Kit Jackson, who, it i>
thought, eloped with the horse of
C. P. Roberson some weeks ago,
as the horse was found in his pos-
—After a wide hiatus, again
has «By George condescended
to tie his wagon to a star and
bring us in a supply of his prac-
tical philosophy, and what <Bv
George writes is worth reading,
whether it be a lecture on lettuce
or the account of an interview
with the poetic muse. Although
be now seldom contemplates the
landscape between the ears of a
contumacious mule, yet he has
come up through the great tribu-
lations of farm life, and always
speaks with authority and not as
the (for-a-consideration • scribe.
We recommend his article thisj
%veek to all readers, and express
the hope that he will not wait
again until he can triumphantly
say: «I told you so.
—What a rejoicing there will
be in our sanctum sanctorum
when the measles finally hies it-
self to regions remote. While we
bave a corps of correspondents
who are capable of giving our old
friend Webster pointers on spell-
ing and who are continually mak-
ing us glad by their kindnesses,
yet it seems the entire army is
determined to make us commit
the awful, hideous, monstrous and
unpardonable crime of saying the
measles «are abroad and every-
one has «them. «They «are
is strictly it is, according to our
limited knowledge of grammar,
euphony and the seeming contra-
diction to the contrary notwith-
standing. Our «machine just
won't print anything, when re-
ferring to the measles, but «it,
so don't think you will catch us
taking a siesta.'
Pkcanr, in fact all kind of nut
eoodh. candic* and firework* at ( . K.
Little ChHd Dies.
Sunday morning, December 10,
the infant son of Mr. and Mrs.
Cliff Sale died, after having been
sick several days. The cause of
its death was measles. It was
buried Sunday afternoon at the
A toilet, tea or dinner net would
make a nice Chriatma* nreaent. A
variety tv «clcct itvm at G. £. Jauic *,
Fagan's Christmas present for a wife is a pair of Zeig-
ler's stylish shoes, $3 .oo.
Fagan's Christmas present for a daughter is a pair of
Zeigler's patent leather shoes. $3.50.
Pagan's Christmas present for a sweetheart you know
what they are—is a pair of his special sale kid gloves, $1.35.
I'agan's Christmas present for a son is a pair of Ivdwin
Clapp's famous fine shoes, $5.00.
Pagan's Christmas present for a real good and kind hus-
band, one that will wipe dishes and carry out the slop, is a
fine Clay Worsted suit. $10.00.
Pagan's Christmas present for a sweet little daughter, 7
to 12 years old, is a pair of Zeigler's soft kid, vesting-top
Monarch White Shirts. $1.00. The swell men of the
I vast are wearing nothing but pure white for winter.
Pagan's greatest holiday offer is a knee-pants suit for 50^,
and a hummer for $1.00.
Pagan's $1.00 a pair assortment of women's everyday
mud shoes, is the stubbornest fact in bargain history.
Pagan's famous samples of men's, boys' and children's
hats at half the usual price is a pitiless stumbling block for
Pagan's Millinery Department will close December 23d.
What is left will be sold at reduced prices.
Special sale kid gloves for ladies and gentlemen Decem-
ber 21st. Kemember this, now, as they are to be something
nice and new.
Pagan's peerless assortment of Overcoats, Dlankets.
Jeans, W ool Flannels, Heavy Hoots and Shoes, is the great
bargain heart of Caldwell.
Pagan's dolls are real cute and pretty, at 5^, ¡oft, 15^,
25^ and 50^.
Follow the crowd of sharp, shrewd shoppers that travel '
the broad and level highway that leads to
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German, S. Houston. The Caldwell News-Chronicle (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 30, Ed. 1 Friday, December 15, 1899, newspaper, December 15, 1899; Caldwell, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth169267/m1/4/: accessed January 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Harrie P. Woodson Memorial Library.