Caldwell News-Chronicle. (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, January 31, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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OUK AIM Id TUB GMSATSST BBNBFIT TO THB FAJtMBKS AND WOKKIMG PBOFLB OF BUKbMOM COUMTY.
CALDWELL. BURLESON COUNTY. TEXAS, FRIDAY. JANUARY 31. 1908.
NEW SPRING fiOODS
a THE BI6 STORE
NEW Ginghams, New Chambrays, New Suit-
ings. New Dress Goods, New \Yhite Goods,
New Embroideries, New Silks, New No Name
Hats, New Shirts; New Edwin Clapp Shoes,
New I ley wood Shoes, New Hamilton Brown
Shoes, besides many other new goods to be in soon.
We wish to say to the ladies that we hope they
will not let these balm\ days make them impa-
tient concerning low-cut foot-wear, and wait for
our Selby Shoes, as we have one of the prettiest
lines of tans, browns, patent kid, patent colt and
vici in the works that we have ever shown.
Wait to see the line before you buy and you
w ill never regret it.
J. F. COBB CO.
■m ■^iii u. u .
llklrthHK Chgdi Urt Sunday
Tbe first tjusrterly Confer-
| «ace for Caldwell station was
fetid last Sunday at 9:.VJ o'clock
¡4. Ret. A. A. Wajfnon mak-
¡•f bin firat vinit to tbe local
efcareb, preaching Sunday night.
Hi work waa much appreciated
by tbe cburcb. The report* of
both paator and official boards
•bowed nothing behind, and the
work progreaaing nicely.
Our intereating and growing
So oda y school opens at V:4S a. m.
Hit Sunday. Preaching .it 11
. n>. and 7:3«i p. m. The Jn \ c-
Bile Society at 4 p. m.
Tbe members of the Society
will be glad to know that the
curio boxes have arrived and we
will have Home interesting
things to kLuw then;. wi hope
«II the children will come and
bring their parents. Kver ybody
•Iways welcome at the Method-
A. A. Kioi>, I'astor.
| i*w .linuUI br worried when thr little
wtr. have a eougli or cold. I' wav
yd tu croup or pleurisy or pnewuin-
2* 'then to aomethlnif more scrloim.
"•Hard' Uorehouiid Hyni|> will rure
'a,trouble at once and preven' .iiiv
«•""plication. Hold by Hti.no .v Hitch
Sunday morning at 11 o'clock
at tbe residence of Mr. and Mrs.
John Jancik two miles from here
their daughter. Mia* Tereiie
and Frank J. Kristoff of Pean-
j ville were united in marriage by
.Justice of the Peace J. N. Var«
vra. The bridal couplc and a
¡ number ol relatives and friends
were given a line wedding din- j
|ncr by the parents of the young J
lady. Fine music was furnished ,
for the occasion by the local j
string I init and tbe afternoon j
was spent pleasantly by all those
j present. The bride is sister of(
John .lancik Jr.. of this place
and has many friends here and
wherever she is known. The
groom is one of the substantial ^
j young farmers of Deanville, near
¡ which place they will make their ,
Doit Tax Notice.
On the lirst of January the •
I dog tax for l'K)H was due. API
persons keeping dogs within
the citv limits are hereby noti-
¡ ficd to call on Tax Collector
I Hundley. Pay the $1.00 tax, \
¡ and procure a l'KIK tag.
W. F. Sullivan, City Marshal.
Pupils of Misses Kate Duckworth and
Kate Haadley Will Give PaMIc
Allan's Perfumes and Toilet Articles
We have ittst received an assortment of Allan's
Perfumes and Toilet Arricies. We call special
attention to Allan's Lake Flora, a perfume that
is very popular all over the country. Allans
Janice Km pre** Violet—Honeysuckle are all
hard to beat. < Hit stock of toilet articles in gen-
eral is Up to date. However will ta.e pleasure
in ordering anything in ftbio line you might
desire which we have not ÍQ stock.
t- kkaitchak, jk.
On Friday night week, Feb-
ruary 7th, thftmembers of Misa
Duckworth's elocution claaa and
those of Nlias Kate Hundley's
music class will render the fol-
lowing program. The prices
will be 15 and 25 cents, and the
entertainment will be in the
High School Auditorium. Come
out. and by jour presence en-
courage local talent.
I Piano Duet ' American Girl*"....
«Juren Healep and Dixie Jenkins.
I! Vocal Solo "f>, That We Two
Were Maying" . Cora Hundley.
KradiiiR "In a Shoe Shop"
Violin Scilo Urindisi Value
I>- A lard Mr. Miller.
Reading I)ai*y'g Music Practice
T: •ic" ... Molly Jija tíilley.
Piano Solo Selected
Henry Worn ble.
Reading I'nder the Huggy
Seat' Joe Jenkins.
VIII Vocal Duct <ii> Pretty No e"
T. Marxist* .MU Kate and
h'caditiK The Pudding"
Vocal Solo 'Dreaming".. Dacley
Kaaiting "Heard on the Iteach"
. I.ucy Pagan.
Vocal Solo Davy Jcnea Locke '
XIII Heading Selected
Mi Kate Duckworth.
XIV Piano Duet ' Love's Token"...
Mattie Daniel and Lillian Wotipka
Our buyer has just retured
from the mills where he bought
some first-class lumber a bar-
gain. Wo will make some very
close prices—now ia the time to
Burleson County Lumber Co.
Kveryonc in the family can keep
well by taking Musiré Purgative. li
remove the cnuae. For sale by
Kraltchar A Hkrlvanek. 1?
LUKE BUILDING FOR PUBLIC ENTER
TAINNENT TO BE ERECTED
Slock Subscribed, Meeting Held, Organ!
zatlon Had, Coamlttees Appointed
Work Will Begin Shortly
On Wednesday evening a
meeting of tbe subscribers to
tbe fund for tbe purpose of
building a bouse for public gath-
erings and entertainments was
held in the K. P. reception
rooms and proceedings bad wbicb
insure to Caldwell a building
tbat, when completed, will be a
creditable and substantial addi-
tion to tbe town.
There has been a good deal
of agitation regarding tbe erec-
tion of a structure of tbis sort,
and some weeks ago those wbo
have been most active in tbe
matter were approached by W.
S. Barnett, wbo contemplated
erecting a building adjoining
tbe K. P. hall, with a proposi-
tion that he will furnish tbe lot
and build a structure approxi-
mating 47x'K> up to the second
floor and turn it over to an or-
ganization to finish above that
into an auditorium or opera
bouse, to which be will give an
air title when completed. No*
only did this seem a liberal
proposition but a highly advan-
tageous one as well, saving as it
will the expense of a valúale lot,
tbe work of laying foundation,
and an entire wall the full length
of the building, and Mr. Barnett
was asked to wait a abort time
in wbicb tbe matter might be
canvassed. Dr. A. H. Foster,
wbo, by the way, would make as
successful a politician as be ia a
dentiat, went to work and in a
few days bad a little aometbiag
over $4,000 subscribed in hun>
dred dollar chunks, and tbe
meeting Wednesday night was
to formulate some sort of an or-
ganization and outline plana of
At 8 o'clock tbe meeting,
which was well attended, was
callcd to order by Judge R. J.
Alexander, and Dr. A. H. Foster
elccted temporary chairman; J.
W, Jenkins, secretary. It was
moved and carried tllat the or-
ganization be made permanent,
and alter some discussion pro
and con, it was decided by a
unanimous vote that tbe associa-
tion be named the Citv Audito-
rium Company. Stock will be
placed at $25 per share, and 25
per cent of the amount sub-
scribed is to be collected atoncc;
25 per cent when the building
is started and the remaining 50
per cent pavable on demand
after reasonable progress has
been made. A board of five
directors composed of A. II.
Foster, F. A. King, R. J. Alex-
ander, Thos. Kraitchar, jr., and
J. F. Cobb was elected, and a
building committee, or rather, a
committee to secure plans and
estimates for the building was
elcctcd. This latter committee
is composed of W. B. Silliman,
J. K. Porter, J. R. Hartgravcs,
C. C. Nelms and J. A. (Jray and
after securing the required data
they will report to the directors
and be discharged, after which
bids will be asked. It is a safe
assertion that inside of sixty
days the work on the building
will be well underway.
Fifty-two issues of the best
weekly pnper in Texas for $1.50
por veur, and SO cnts of* if
paid in advance—the Ni:ws-
UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT SUPERVISION S
CALDWELL NATIONAL BANK \
We offer to you tbe services of
a Bank managed by some of: he most
conservative business men ol this
The affairs of tbis institution are
under the careful personal attention
of a notably able board of directors.
Our patrons are assured of that su-
preme safety which is the prime
essential of a good bank.
A cordial welcome awaits you
here, be your aocount large or small.
i CALDWELL NATIONAL BANK \
S Oldest Hank and Only National Rank in Burleson County S
For the Orphans
As was mentioned some time
ago, tbe Sunday School classes
of the Baptist cburcb made an
offering for the Buckn^r Or-
phans' Home at Dallas, the
amount contributed being $28.
On last Sunday there was a col-
lection taken op at tbe regular
morning service* of tbe Baptist
church and tbe sua of $10C was
realized for tbe same purpose,
making* $128 in all raised by this
cburcb for that orphanage. Be-
sides tbis, a private subscription
list circulated among tbe mem*
bers which swelled tbe total up
to something like $150 and it was
all forwarded to tbe orphans at
Dallas. This is a nice gift and
speaks well for tbe Caldwell
Subscribe for tbe ÑcwB-CuBonicLB.
Dropped Dead in the Field.
Anderson Freeman colored
dropped dead while plowing in
his field near Brewer Hill late
Tuesday afternooo. He was
about thirty-six years old and
in the very best of health up to
the time of bis death. He bad
been breaking out middles and
fell dead behind the plow trom
heart failure. Justice of tbe
Peace W. N. Reslep and County
physician Dr. J. W. Matthews
went out there Wednesday and
held the inquest and the above
facts were developed.
Ik* Pries sf P nci.
The terrible itching and smarting,
incident to certain akin diaeaaea. ia
almost instantly allayed by applying
Chamberlain' Salve. Price 25 cent*.
For ale by Stone A Hitchcock and
To our friends the farmers
THE FIRST STATE BANK
OF CALDWELL, TEXAS
lias Plenty of Money on Hasd and is anxious
to loan it to good farmers to any one else
meeting the requirements of good banking.
We mention farmers FIRST because we
have always made a specialty of their accounts.
Come and see us.
THE FIRST STATE BANK
••NO OTHKR BUSINESS THAN HAN KIN li"
Officers: K. A. King.
It. K. Kelly,
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Shannon, Frank W. Caldwell News-Chronicle. (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, January 31, 1908, newspaper, January 31, 1908; Caldwell, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth169683/m1/1/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Harrie P. Woodson Memorial Library.