Caldwell News-Chronicle. (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 21, No. 5, Ed. 1 Friday, June 29, 1900 Page: 1 of 12
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OCR AIM IS THE CREATEST BENEFIT TO THE FARMERS AND WORKING PEC LE OF BURLESON C3UNTY.
CALDWELL, BURLESON COUNTY. TEXAS, FRIDAY, JUNE 2l), 1900.
5 &rom Our ffiurai ó faff. *
;m<l a inont royal time was en-.
C'hkii-v\n. T- * ' in :• Our little item last week
Ewtok Nnvs-i hki.nkm stating that there would erv
Rev. Smith, of the Cumber- likely he a wedding i:i the com-j
land Preshvtei i.in church filled munitv in the near future
bit regular appointments here brought out the fact that prob
There has .>een u great deal
of sickness here in the past
Little Vic.oria Coleman was
quite sick last week with contin-
j ued fever.
j H. C. Goodwin 1 is been tus-
sling with chill' just for pas-
Mimmie ' nit ton has been con-
Fagan's pre-inventory sale is now on. Bargains like Brother
Thompson's religion: Pnre Jersey cream—no bluejohn.
Men's .straw Hats, an entire line of drummer's samples bought
at SO per cent, off regular prices.
A line of Shirt Samples from Hart Bros., Chicago, bought at a
A lot of Ladies' and Misses' Shirt Waists, rich in beauty, rare
in excellence, at 50 cents.
Clapp's Fine Shoes for men; Packard's $3.50 shoos, and /iieg-
I ler's Stvlish Footwear for ladies.
Saturday and Sunday.
Jim Hoffman visited 'I
Miss (trace 1'hilp re
Saturday from a two
visit to relatives in am
James JiensL-y is visiting rela-
tive* in Brenham this week.
John Phi'p .uitl ¡.iui.lv, of
fined to ..er bed
da; s with lever.
Jack Ragsdale's little son. at Lyons, returning- from there
F>*ank, is suffering with a sore! Monday.
'.oot which he cut on glass while j A large crowd of negroes cele-
V '1" " ! plaving a few days ago. brated the "Nineteenth" at¡
than one coupb are 1 . . : . ,
, , 1 >r. R. B. Little had
' item plating matrimonial \en-
t ires m the near future.
Mrs. George and her
Bkvmkk. Texas, June 26.
' Editor Ni:\vs-Chronici.k:
b 1 v more
t . rned
weeks' son. Jess , were taken «dck at
1 near < nukes Point one day last week
and for a day or so both were
quite ill. However, they .vere
able to return home Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. James Little
quite an i Thomas prairie near here. j Among those sick this week
attact of fever and was threat-! The number on the sick list are ^ arwater. Laddie M.
tiled with congestion last Friday increase at a rapid rate.
Wichita. Kansas, are the guests went to Tunis last week to see.
J a m • s i' h;
of his une
family this week.
Misses Lillie Holt and Carrie
Thompson, Ja- Sew ell, Mrs.
Scwell and b*bv and Charlie
Wood, Dr. Neei v and Bessie
Baggett are ail on the . k
Mr. and Mi-. Spreckeis are
the guests of W. K. Matejovvsky
and farnilv this w. k.
Mrs. Flora VVilbanks and lit-
tle sor of Llano, .¡r<> visiting
her mother, Mrs. Kate Bla< k.
and their son, Dr. Little, who was
at t'n titne real si, k. They
returned Thursday, leaving him
• h improved.
Tom Porter spent Saturday;
night and S ndav at Yellow
Prairie on business id some
The health of the community
seems very good for this season
• I the v ear. I *NCt I Hi N.
and Saturday out we are glad
we can say he is again able
to be . t his duties.
L. < . Fraim and wife are both
I sick at this writing.
! Jim l'oung and wife came
i down from Cookes Point Friday
and made our 1 tirg a short visit, (corn
Roberson. Arthur Perry, two of
K. M. Oldham's children and
Miss Lorena Porter.
Marcus Clark, of Gatesville,
i-** .>'ting in our vicinity.
Kit.*, Texas, June 2s. A crowd of young people from
Kmt.m Ni:us-c'ukiinici.k: ■ here attended an ice cream sup-
Withuut rit n very soon the per in Lee county Friday night.
will be extremely I Richard Jessee went to Lex-
Mr. R liner, wife and dauirh- short.
Farmers will soon have 'ntf*on ,,n business Saturday.
ter. of to. ikes I'oint. spent Sun- , lbeir cotton cleaned of grass 1 W" Harve* a"'' l imilv were
dav with Howard Coleman. j,
Mr. and Mrs, James Little of
Hi\ who visited their son Dr.
Little while sick returned to
their home Thursday.
Mrs. Ne'lie Butler of < lause
who has been under the treat-
ment of her brother Dr. Little
for about three weeks has re-
turned to Hix from where she
will go t<> her home.
visiting Mr. Harvev's mother
Miss Ruby Ber.son of Ed-
ward's Prairie was here several
days this week with the family
of William Brymer.
, , , , Owen Williams and Douglass
Mrs. G. T. Jackson has beenCarro¡1 Qf CaIdweU attended the
verv low for si eral days. Dr.
Jackson of Tunis was sum-
moned to her assistance as soon
as she was taken sick.
Mrs. De'la Hatawav, who has
been very sick, has sufficiently
recovered to be moved to the
ho.ne of her daughter in Navarro
entertainment Saturday night at
The family of F. W. Oswalt
Hooki.hvii.i.k, Tex.. June
Ki>: iiin Ni « s i'mkovu t r.
The weather continues warm
and drv. and the farmers
Miss S«Hie Hodges has re
turned from an extended trip to j ,)o] porter's place was found:
visited in Lee county Saturday
A negro woman living on J. and SundaVt
The hot. dry weather is play-
ing' havoc with corn, and in ten
days more it will be damaged looking somewhat blue over the
at least one half. * '"Hon is future prospects.
doing \er\ well, though about Those mi tile sit, k li t this
three or four weeks late. week are .1. A. Gilley, kmmet
There is some sickness in <>ur Perry, Yeonic and Tommy Ar-
community now. J. R. Sewell nold.
is wrestling with a tase of fever Mr , William Brymer and ; .'o
this week. ,-hil.lr.-t were visiting Mrs. T.
Dr. Neelv, who has been sick iHi ..i d last Tuesday,
for some two weeeks, vve regret Mr. I.ove of Yellow Prairie
to say is no better. was in our midst one irav last
Mrs. N. H. Neelv and daugh- Week.
t.,i • t ^,.1 ..«.i' • i The four-year-old child of Mr.
¡ dead in her bed la-t Saturday ¡ s , , .. \ , .
friends. She reports having a morning. she was a little sick j * P " '
nue time. on ^jle previous evening but
Mrs. Alexander and Harrv nothing serious was thought of loo Late.
Dean of Caldwell are visiting
Win. Sutton and family left
for Cookes Point Sunday to visit
.vlatives and friends.
Nearly all of the young peo- We received very newsy let-
pie of this community went to ters from our Somerville and
a sociable at the residence of Cookes Point correspondents but
Frank Pool in Mum ford on last they were too late for our cor-
iving a nice time. mere is xo oe a tig picnic antt
Thos. L. Phegley is adding i barbecue at Somerville on July
'greatly to his «.¡in at Rita pre- -Hli. and evcrbody rs c.xpcctecl
paratory to ginning the grow- to turn out.
Dr. J. B. Jackson was t ailed ; SaturdaV night. Thev report1 respo.idcnce page.
Rita Saturday to at'"id the | j,aving. a nice time. ' there is to be a Lij
dsille ill Nil's, t «eorire Jack- ti,.. i l>l,...r1nv -l.l/limvi Imrhp^np :it ^imurt
ter are having the chills.
Mrs.. I. V. Hill and sun.
ward, have gone t>> \ustm
Frank Wevand left Sunday
for Temple, having secured a
Miss Sallie Hill made
a short visit Wednesday.
Miss Annie Sewell was visiting
her mother, who is quite sick,
Friday and Saturday.
There will be a punu here
July (t, Fvervbodv invited t"
come. We will insure von a
good time, N-"Y
«leath <>f L.
Mix, Ti \ \
EIUTOK Nl;WI--l IIKOMi I.I
Mtv-, Km ma Billiard and sis-
ter, Mrs. l>oia I'urgerson, are
visiting friends and relatives
I r. Pierce returned Wednes-
day from all extended vi*ot t'
In- daughters at i hildress.
Miss l\'ub\ Benson i> visiting
Milano Uie Misses Brvmer <d Porter's
Riiss h'loycl has left us to
spend a few weeks in "some
other man's country."
II. W. Ki hols and family ac-
companied bv W. P. Gri/ard at- °,u
tended a pit nit oil the Marsh
last Wednesday, but liom some
reason unknown to your humble
scribe, they w#¡re the only ones.
Who sue ceded in reaching the and two are married,
coveted stop. Thev report hay
t'l. \\. Ti.;x vs. June 2;.
Km rot.' ni vv s-Ciikonk i i
Another w eek has brought Voi.nky. Tkxa.s, June 25.
adness to our home by the Kiutok Xi-ws-c'iikoniti.H:
Most everyone will
Hoc.e., Texas. June 25, 1900.
I hereby present to the chair-
man of the democratic executive
... I. .. i i i. • i . i 11 i \ iv «"s r, « w iiiw. ivi.i'.i
on 111 ■ llu" ... .. committee of Burleson county
,, II. i.'. Most everyone will make ... .
iMissti last In- - ¡and to the democratic voters of
tt . i enough corn to do them but a ...
He was interred s | the Deanville voting precinct my
in the Kleinent graveyard in the li°od ra,n vvouUi lu'11' corn con" I resignation as chairman of said
Thanking the democrats
nig a grand time catching min-
The farmers are fast getting nims, i
presence of a large assembly of siderably.
relatives and friends. Farmers will soon commence
Mr. Russell was 54 years old, ! saving tops and fodder. Cotton my community for past favors
ni a cheerful disposition, hav ing- w ill be seriously damaged it we j anil compliments, 1 sign,
an encouraging word for every- don't get rain within two weeks. A true democrat,
The entire neighborhood The sorghum crop is retarded; W. \\. Watson.
is in grief because ol the lo^s of < n account o I dry weather.
such a good friend and neigh- Peaches and watermelons are
bor. He leaves a wife and six: scarce. To the Citir.cn.. of Hurlesun County :
children, all of whom are grown' The general health of our As you will see from the an-
conununity is very good, no one nouncement column of this pa-
Tom Taylor and wife and being on the sick list that we j per, I am a candidate for the of-
t'harles Taylor ol Myers were know of. tice of tax collector ol Burleson
Jim Ragsdale for Collector.
H. L. Nix was in Tunis
through with their work until
it rains, and the members <>l
the finny tribe arc being mo-
Crops, especially corn, are be-
ginning to suffer for rain, and
if it should not come within a
week or ten days the damage
will be great.
Our school clos<
We are sorry to learn that
Mrs. Katie Tanner, who has
been ipiite sick for some time is
n< better. I.i l ill Doi.
in our city Wednesday.
The census taker for this. Wednesday.
beat Mr. Glenn was with us1 J. R. Groce and family visited 27, PK>0.
Mr. ;«nd Mrs Thad. Holmes of Now. fell* w
county, subject to the action of
the conventions to be held July
t Ins w eek.
Hugh Davis joined the
Ti ms. Texan, June
i road fencing gang- Thursday,
j Kss Russel was called home
Friday to the death bed of his
lather, lie returned to Temple
Km n 'n N' lives Oil non k i.i .Monday.
We are having extremely dry Mrs. A. Whitehurst was at
a grand concert at night. Kvery- weather now. I he fai meis, I jSomei villi* I lidav*
body is invited to come out. ; belie ve, are about through with j Jno. Farquhar and wife and
learn that the ice cream the most of their work. If we, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Smith and
' pper at Mr. Fields' Friday | don't get a rain soon the corn j children of Greenvine are here
night was a great success. A crops in this community will be visiting relatives. Mr. and
crowd wan in attendance, ¡cut exceedingly short. ¡Mrs. I" arquhar visited a sister
rail- Lone Oak Sunday.
Michael Gaines is visiting
friends in Kosse.
J. W. Bowers and family vis-
ited relatives in Lone Oak Sun-
Mrs. S. A. Scott visited her
brother Robt. Groce last week.
J. R. Groce is re-covering his
Kverything is drv and hot and
very little news to report.
Citi 'ells, should
you, after caret till y considering
my candidacy, see lit to support
me, 1 can only promise von that
if elected 1 will do all in my
power to make you a* faithful
public servant. As I was born
in the county, 1 think it is use-
less to say more; so I will con-
clude by saying that I \nil! fully
appreciate any consideration you
may give my candidacy.
J. W. RAUSUAMS.
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