Caldwell News-Chronicle. (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 32, Ed. 1 Friday, January 5, 1900 Page: 6 of 12
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lwi frutar Mora lag.
All advert tuina on flral puce «111 be charged
Mcmu per Inch atralRlu. with no reduction
lar large ad .
Otaplu ads one Invertlnn twenty cent*
par tncbi two Inaerttons thirty-ire cent#
par laebi ono month alxty cent# per Inch.
Local rat** acvitn and 2i" -half cent* per
Itae tret Insertion ánd Uve cenU per line
aaeh aabaequent laaortlon.
Obituaries, carda of thanks and
aatartalninents given for retlgloi
Im raí ■■c purpose at
Lcatal notice of all kinds tl.60 per bt
«aras flrst Insertion and M cení peí
dred words each subsequent Insertion
n . educa-
Niwi^monotii desires a corres-
t at every po*to<!!«:«• In the county,
exchange will, furnish
pee. WIm wo i# .
any one on the subject.
.r and po tage free. Will be pleased to
oorrespoud with any one on tbe subj<
Caldwell, Texas, Friday, Jan. 5.
This papor will not. h«rt-
aftir, In any way land Its sup-
port to any candidate for
legislativa honors who will
not bind himself to worK and
vote for a decent libel law and
a law providing for the adver-
tising In some newspaper of
«II sheriff's solas. We ear-
nestly urge co-operation on
part of our exchanges.
This notice will stand right
here till these laws are both
FOR THE SEW YEAR.
We haven't entered this year
with a long* list of whereases and
resolutions. Not that %ve don't
favor good resolutions tbe year
around, or were afraid we would
break them all, thus causing
love's labor to be lost. Of course,
we are speaking in reference to
the newspaper work, and there
is no particular season for reso-
luting in that business. It takes
a man who always has tbe back-
bone of a boiler, the strength
of a pile-driver and the grit of a
grind-stone to successfully run a
newspaper, and be hasn't got to
lose any time making great de-
terminations. He must contend
oach day with conditions that re-
quire resolution as well as
strength of mind, body and char-
For the new year we are just
simply going to increase our en-
ergy to carry out resolutions and
plans we have heretofore made
and have been working on. We
have intended and still propose
to treat every man right who de-
nerves it, and endeavor to pro-
tect ourselves against those who
would seek to do us wrong. We
. want to meet our fellow-citizens
as man meets man and as citizen
meets citizen, with the belief in
our minds that be is a gentleman
and entitled to our courtesy un-
til tbe opposite is found to be tbe
We intend, as we have intended,
to work for tbe interest of tbe
people of Burleson county as well
as to promote our own interests,
adding our little effort to the
great struggle that is being made
to bring about peace and content-
ment and prosperity among tbe
bard working people, whose
cause is the noblest cause of all
and whose lot is equally honora-
ble as any given by God to man.
We are as determined as ever to
give to those who read the Ni:ws-
Chkonicle a paper that is clean,
nest sod elevating and as full as
it of honest thought
a political organ of our paper, yet
we expect to keep alive to tbe
spirit of politics and do all we can
for a decent «conduct of political
matters. We expect-to have our
favorites among men, like all
other honest men, and will have
political policies—though they
may not be frequently aired—
that we will not be ashamed of,
and that we will be ready to de-
fend as it becomes loyal demo
crats io do.
One more time we take occa-
sion to assure one and all that,
unless some dreadful disaster
occurs, when the new century
dawns, less than one year hence,
the Nkws-Chhonicm¿ will be found
still climbing on toward tbe top
rung of tbe ladder, and still the
crowning weekly of the state.
APOLOGY TO OCR READERS.
During the holidays there was
such an enormous amount of ac-
cumulated ad changes that the
adsmith on tbe Nkws-Chronicle
absolutely bogged up, and it was
utterly impossible to «yet the pa-
per out on time this week. The
situation, bad as it was, was
made worse by gross negligence
on tbe part of an employe in tbe
absence of both the manager and
editor. It is not often we have
made excuses to our readers for
being late. We believe this is
the second time since we have
been in Caldwell, some two and a
half years, and we hope and trust
it will not happen again in that
length of time.
Thkkk are some things we do
not fully understand. Humilia-
ting as it may be, we candidly
confess tbe fact. Last week
there passed through Texas a
party of Eastern capitalists-
through the very best commer-
cial, agricultural and horticultu-
ral portions, and by traveling a
little farther east might have
passed and witnessed a wealth of
timber resources, iron mine*, coal
mines, and many other undevel-
oped or partially undeveloped re-
sou-jes; they saw railroads that
needed branch lines and exten-
sions into virgin and productive
territories; they saw fertile lands,
and seas of grass, and cattle and
sheep on a thousand hill and in
as many valleys. They had also
passed through other states with
undeveloped wealth. But these
men of money were traveling
over, through and out of a country
where gold is the standard of
money value into Mexico, a coun-
try where the finance is based on
free aud unlimited coinage of sil-
ver, which we have been assured
with tbe boldest assurance is a
ruinous system—and actually go-
ing there to invest capital in rail-
roads, mining, manufacturing and
other enterprises. Are these
moneyed men daft, or do they
really doubt the theory that the
gold standard is tbe best for any
country? - Farm and Kanch.
Thkkk is soon to be put on the
market another book by Coin en
titled "Coin on Money, Trusts
and Imperiaism." Coin as a
writer on finance is too well
known to need an introduction to
any class of readers, and it is use
less to predict that this book will
meet with wide favor. The
friends of this writer are glad to
see him send forth a book on
these broad subjects, with which
the people are deeply concerned,
and especially are democrats ex-
pectant, because his books are
always matchless arguments in
favor of democratic principles,
JUST A LITTLE AD,
The following table is published for the purpose of «bowing onr
readers and particularly our advertisers the total weight of all news-
papers (second-class matter) mailed at Caldwell during the year 1 H J9,
and to show them what proportion of that total is credited to the
Total free mall (inside county) S',37 pounds.
Total paid mail (outside county) POUIM®i*
Grand total of all papers mailed at Caldwell, 7*363 pounds.
Total free mail* News-Chronicle 3*477 pounds.
Total paid mail, News-Chronicle 1.581 pounds.
Grand total of all News-Chronicle mail 5*05$ pounds.
Total free mall, all others combined 1,630 pounds.
Total paid mail, all others combined 655 pounds.
Grand total of all mail of all others combined. 2.305 pounds.
These figures include the weights of the Teacher, a negro paper
published in Caldwell, which must be credited with just a little less
than half of the figures shown in the last table.
Some people lie now and then, but figures don't. Read them an 1
draw your own conclusions. Respectfully,
In making his plans for the
new year each farmer should
strive earnestly to avoid, if pos-
sible, the giving of mortgages
and the making of obligations
that will after awhile become dis-
tressing. Remember if you plant
mortgages you will have to har-
vest mortgages, and don't be so
foolish as to be'iieve that because
one district ju4ge in Texas ban
held that a mortgage given on an
unplanted crop i void you will
not have to redeem one that you
carelessly give. It may seem a
long time until " next fall," but
that only gives interest a chance
to grow, and there is great prob-
ability of your condition becom-
ing worse instead cf better.
A man seldom becomes much
better in a day or even a week, so
don't think because you feel a
little better over tbe new year
that you can find lots of men
to our people to see that Burleson j
county contributes a proper part
of the means and efforts Decenna-
ry to bringing about some tangi-
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Died Away f rom Nome.
At the beginning of the N w
Year, we wish to thank <-if
friend* for the liberal patron ;: •
accorded us in iH'ri and ask tb.,1
you continue to favor u-< uiih
your business during I'SK'.
Since this time last year v.:
have moved into a much larger
and better bouse and h. \ .1
larger and fuller stock than we
ba\e ever carried. We are
therefore in a position to givr
you better service than ever.
Ga 1 ksvu.i.i:, Tkxm Dec. 2').—
Mrs. F. M. Green died at the
home of her step-daughter, Mrs.
Kragcr, last Saturday night of
measles. Mrs. Green was here
on a visit from Burlrnon county,
herbóme being about six miles! carry the b« t draff*. Th.s
from Caldwell. She had been ex- m n bobby of ourn. We think
whom you can lean against. Each' POMeU to measles before leaving that ,hf best results are onl\ oh-
tub has to stand on its own bot-¡ home but waH not ul"'n * ck un- tained by using Mr best mtdinw.
torn, and you arc not going to find jlil *evcrnl day# after arriving j*nd that is the kind we have. Our
an army of your n eigbbors ¡ ^erc* Her remains were buried ; *'nc patent medicines is very
chantred to "willinir" nbilan- iin lhc city «««tery Sunday at fuU- All of the popular kinds m
thropist and ready to help you j153,1 «'dock, the services being Mock.
along unless you do something j contluctcd by Rev. C. \ . (Jh wa)t. ¡ We are agent* for thr Stale
toward helping yourself. If there s' í,reen s father and mother Text Book* and have a big k
is any newness of life in you it j íí090 to attend her fu* ? of them. You are sure of k'1'1"
ting the right kin<l of book if \«' i
come here for it.
1:30 o'clock, the
something cont*ucted by Kev. C, \
elf. If there Green's father an
arrived in time to attend her fu
should make you more able to ncra'" ,,ul t'u>y returned on firsi
stand alone and combat condi-j tra'n on account of two of their
tions without the help of your! (*cceaHer' daughter s children be-'
neighbor. citically ill with measles.
Wiccall attention to an article' ®* «®to« Motos.
in this issue by a former citizen ^.xiw.ion, LeeCo., re*., Hec.
of Caldwell, and one who is well * merchants have all
known because of his editorial ca- madc moncy' Mort' nubstantial
reer, on the subject of having the imProvement« «re under way in
Brazos river madd navigable. For
several reasons we have not de-
voted much space to the discus-
sion of this subject, though it is
not to be understood that we do
not judge it of great importance.
the town and country than for
years. A truck growers* associa-
tion and commission company
has been organized here. Consid-
erable trucking will be done here
in 1900. Last year'* experience
We wish you a healthy, happv
and prosperous year, but if su k-
ness visits you, remember that
the place to get your medicine is
¿tone dt JCitchcock,
t é0 9rmfg*§t*.
Arte feme ¿«•la.
"•>ne of I>r. KiiigV New Ufe Pilla
each night for two week-, baa pul me
in my 'teen ' again." write I). H.
Turner, of Deutpacytown, Pa. They're
the beat in the world for liver, utomach
and boweU. Purely vegetable. Never
gripe. Only 2Sc at Stone á Ifitch
cock' drug «tori.
The article by Mr. flutchings; *ro™d very satisfactory,
presents tbe matter in a very fa- n 01 mi" be put in here
vorable light, and contains some! mIrVhLnfXt«ír?P: ,'.arr^crH ant'
.. , , , merchants of this vicinitv will
strongargument in favor of pu*h- buiid ;♦ 7
ing the work that has been par-|
tially begun. Mr. Hutchings, fromW^\eu?.iatUmCftSnI,ciaTicra "J'.tow
ably shows the good that would ,t|at Chamberlain-'# Pain Mnim reliev-
, . ,, „ en me titter a number of other merti
result from bavin" the Brazo-, cinea «mi a ductor h#d failed n Ke
made navigable, and as Burleson •?*** 1 t,vrr huown of.
county is situated so as to receive aanda havebe'eu caríd^Vf'Vb^umítUm
a large share of the good, it be- this remedy. One application re-
come. '■ point of grat importance ''*
•r FIRMS I
L" '*11 '" Trrrltor .
OUTFIT FREE. NO Seeded
Afmni frntually grulue rlfhi — en
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nMliawi v«i*i,i|iii rt«« on
ALPINE SAFE & CYCLE Ca
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German, S. Houston. Caldwell News-Chronicle. (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 32, Ed. 1 Friday, January 5, 1900, newspaper, January 5, 1900; Caldwell, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth169269/m1/6/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Harrie P. Woodson Memorial Library.