THESE TIDBITS WERE TAKEN FROM THE OLD CALDWELL NEWSPAPERS, STARTING WITH THE FIRST ISSUE STILL AVAILABLE.  THE PAPER WAS IN SERVICE BEFORE THIS DATE, BUT NO ISSUES HAVE BEEN LOCATED AS OF THIS TIME.

 AUGUST, 1897

AUGUST 6, 1897

BORN:  Boy to Mr. & Mrs. John RAGSDALE on August 4.

John W. HAY, many years ago a resident of Burleson County, but for 20 years a citizen of Austin died in that city, one day last week.

Advertised letters: Angeline WILLIAMS, Mr. McNEIL, BROWN’s Hotel and B. B. ETSON,

WOMBLE & McARTHUR lost a good horse Sunday night. He was probably kicked to death by another horse.

Rev. R. F. STOKES of Itasca, Hill County and Mrs. Kate COMBS were married.

Prof. Veron DALRYMPLE is teaching penmanship at Second Creek School.

Revs. FARR and MEADOWS of Yellow Prairie are visiting.
James HARVEY of Birdsong is visiting.

Mrs. Sallie WILLINGHAM of Lee County is visiting her sister, Mrs. Julia NORVILLE.

Miss EMMA STUART is teaching private school.

Mrs. W. R. PILLOW of Muldoon, Texas is visiting Mr. & Mrs. J. H. PILLOW of Lyons.

At Gause, the first bale of cotton was from A. J. RHODES on J. A. ELY’s farm. J. A. JACKSON bought the bale.

Walter DITTO of Hamilton County is visiting Gause.

J. R. FRAIM is in town. [Gause]
The father of Rev. J. M. RANKIN is visiting his two sons near Gause. Mr. RANKIN lives at Niles, Texas.
John R. FRAIM returned from St. Louis.

J. J. ELY is to open a beef market in Gause.

Gause Deputy Sheriff is Neel WHITE.

Frank STEFKA and Paul SAVANTNE completed their residences at Cooks Point.

George NORCROS has built a new dwelling.

Fritz JAHNKE is to build a new blacksmith shop at Cooks Point.

R. V. HOFFMAN of Brenham is visiting at Cooks Point.

Misses ZERCHIE and RAY of Brenham are visiting Mrs. Andrew KRAMER.

Mrs. G. C. McLEOD of Buckholts is visiting the John TAYLOR family.

J. STRUWE, F. LEHDE and C. LEHDE are traveling.

J. R. McCASLAN has an estray notice.

J. J. PRESSLEY is in town.

J. R. HESLEP is ill.

Edward REEVES, Sr. is going to Louisiana on business.

Mrs. Prof. FLYNN is visiting.

E. C. CARRINGTON of Tunis is in town.

J. A. JACKSON of Mumford is in town.

Curtis OLIVER is in town.

Dr. LAW of Belton Female College is  in town.

Rev. J. A. STEVENS moved in Mrs. WYATT’s house.

Ford BRANDERBURG is traveling.

Miss Maud ALEXANDER is traveling.

Dr. T. C. HAIRSTON of Independence is visiting relatives.

Harry ALEXANDER, a candy man from LaGrange is in town.

Mrs. Tim GERALD of Temple is visiting her parents, Mr. & Mrs. T. D. SULLIVAN.

Hamon ALBRECHT now of Rockdale is in town.

H. S. BROWN prominent planter of Giddings is in town.

K. DRINKARD sold his barbershop  to Paul BRAVENEC and moved to Beaumont.

T. F. HUDSON erected a water hydrant near the post office.

W. M. STONE is visiting relatives in Brenham.

Mrs. TECKLENDERG of Brenham returned home.

Truman PARKHILL of Cameron is visiting E. G. BANKS.

Rev. Jeff D. RAY, Baptist minister is in town.

Ed. P. JERSIG of Comfort, Texas is in town.

A. J. BIRD and Joseph RICHTER of Tunis attended court.

Mrs. Lon DAVIS, assistant editor of Sealy News is in town.

Miss Kate NORWOOD of Navasoto, Misses Mamie WILLIAMS and Mamie BURNS  of Giddings visited Truman PARKHILL.

Mrs. S. E. ROWLAND now occupies place known as Ike JACKSON home, which she purchased from Dr. J. P. OLIVER.

Joe SCOTT and A. C. FARMER will build residences on property owned by C. S. WILLIAMS.
Someone attempted to burglarize Mrs. Jennie GRAY’s residence.

Fritz EVERSBERG, cotton buyer of Brenham is in town.

Miss FRAIM, former post office clerk temporarily filled in for Miss Julia HILL.

Mrs. ARMSTONG & children of McGregor and Miss SMITH of Birmingham are in town.

Capt. J. W. MATTHEWS returned from Georgetown.

At the residence of A. B. DUCKWORTH, Rev. R. F. STOKES of Itasca, Hill County and Mrs. Kate COMBS were married. They will live at Itasca.

C. A. BROADDUS & son, Andrew will separate their business. Andrew will go into business with Theodore BROADDUS in the old stand selling the hot meals and C. A. will establish a soda water, confectionery, ice cream stand next door to J. D. STOKES saddle house.

Mrs. Jud WOMBLE and Mrs. Harry HUDSON had a buggy & team accident with the buggy & team carrying Mr. William PHILP and Green WILLIAMS. The ladies were thrown from their buggy and slightly injured.

A difficulty on the BROWN Bros. farm in Brazos bottom happened between Luther WATERS and Tom MABRY and a Negro named Will PALL. John MABRY shot PALL. [Gause]

The little daughter of C. ATLOFF was buried at the Methodist Church Cemetery at Cooks Point.
AUGUST 6, 1897
BORN:  Boy to Mr. & Mrs. John RAGSDALE on August 4.

John W. HAY, many years ago a resident of Burleson County, but for 20 years a citizen of Austin died in that city, one day last week.

Advertised letters: Angeline WILLIAMS, Mr. McNEIL, BROWN’s Hotel and B. B. ETSON,

WOMBLE & McARTHUR lost a good horse Sunday night. He was probably kicked to death by another horse.

Rev. R. F. STOKES of Itasca, Hill County and Mrs. Kate COMBS were married.

Prof. Veron DALRYMPLE is teaching penmanship at Second Creek School.

Revs. FARR and MEADOWS of Yellow Prairie are visiting.
James HARVEY of Birdsong is visiting.

Mrs. Sallie WILLINGHAM of Lee County is visiting her sister, Mrs. Julia NORVILLE.

Miss EMMA STUART is teaching private school.

Mrs. W. R. PILLOW of Muldoon, Texas is visiting Mr. & Mrs. J. H. PILLOW of Lyons.

At Gause, the first bale of cotton was from A. J. RHODES on J. A. ELY’s farm. J. A. JACKSON bought the bale.

Walter DITTO of Hamilton County is visiting Gause.

J. R. FRAIM is in town. [Gause]
The father of Rev. J. M. RANKIN is visiting his two sons near Gause. Mr. RANKIN lives at Niles, Texas.
John R. FRAIM returned from St. Louis.

J. J. ELY is to open a beef market in Gause.

Gause Deputy Sheriff is Neel WHITE.

Frank STEFKA and Paul SAVANTNE completed their residences at Cooks Point.

George NORCROS has built a new dwelling.

Fritz JAHNKE is to build a new blacksmith shop at Cooks Point.

R. V. HOFFMAN of Brenham is visiting at Cooks Point.

Misses ZERCHIE and RAY of Brenham are visiting Mrs. Andrew KRAMER.

Mrs. G. C. McLEOD of Buckholts is visiting the John TAYLOR family.

J. STRUWE, F. LEHDE and C. LEHDE are traveling.

J. R. McCASLAN has an estray notice.

J. J. PRESSLEY is in town.

J. R. HESLEP is ill.

Edward REEVES, Sr. is going to Louisiana on business.

Mrs. Prof. FLYNN is visiting.

E. C. CARRINGTON of Tunis is in town.

J. A. JACKSON of Mumford is in town.

Curtis OLIVER is in town.

Dr. LAW of Belton Female College is  in town.

Rev. J. A. STEVENS moved in Mrs. WYATT’s house.

Ford BRANDERBURG is traveling.

Miss Maud ALEXANDER is traveling.

Dr. T. C. HAIRSTON of Independence is visiting relatives.

Harry ALEXANDER, a candy man from LaGrange is in town.

Mrs. Tim GERALD of Temple is visiting her parents, Mr. & Mrs. T. D. SULLIVAN.

Hamon ALBRECHT now of Rockdale is in town.

H. S. BROWN prominent planter of Giddings is in town.

K. DRINKARD sold his barbershop  to Paul BRAVENEC and moved to Beaumont.

T. F. HUDSON erected a water hydrant near the post office.

W. M. STONE is visiting relatives in Brenham.

Mrs. TECKLENDERG of Brenham returned home.

Truman PARKHILL of Cameron is visiting E. G. BANKS.

Rev. Jeff D. RAY, Baptist minister is in town.

Ed. P. JERSIG of Comfort, Texas is in town.

A. J. BIRD and Joseph RICHTER of Tunis attended court.

Mrs. Lon DAVIS, assistant editor of Sealy News is in town.

Miss Kate NORWOOD of Navasoto, Misses Mamie WILLIAMS and Mamie BURNS  of Giddings visited Truman PARKHILL.

Mrs. S. E. ROWLAND now occupies place known as Ike JACKSON home, which she purchased from Dr. J. P. OLIVER.

Joe SCOTT and A. C. FARMER will build residences on property owned by C. S. WILLIAMS.
Someone attempted to burglarize Mrs. Jennie GRAY’s residence.

Fritz EVERSBERG, cotton buyer of Brenham is in town.

Miss FRAIM, former post office clerk temporarily filled in for Miss Julia HILL.

Mrs. ARMSTONG & children of McGregor and Miss SMITH of Birmingham are in town.

Capt. J. W. MATTHEWS returned from Georgetown.

At the residence of A. B. DUCKWORTH, Rev. R. F. STOKES of Itasca, Hill County and Mrs. Kate COMBS were married. They will live at Itasca.

C. A. BROADDUS & son, Andrew will separate their business. Andrew will go into business with Theodore BROADDUS in the old stand selling the hot meals and C. A. will establish a soda water, confectionery, ice cream stand next door to J. D. STOKES saddle house.

Mrs. Jud WOMBLE and Mrs. Harry HUDSON had a buggy & team accident with the buggy & team carrying Mr. William PHILP and Green WILLIAMS. The ladies were thrown from their buggy and slightly injured.

A difficulty on the BROWN Bros. farm in Brazos bottom happened between Luther WATERS and Tom MABRY and a Negro named Will PALL. John MABRY shot PALL. [Gause]

The little daughter of C. ATLOFF was buried at the Methodist Church Cemetery at Cooks Point.
 

AUGUST 27, 1897

Advertised letters: M. P. DAVIS, Miss M. GILBERT, Mrs. Dila GAY, Mrs. Ike JEFFIE, C. MILLER, Miss A. MATHIS, Mr. L. MORRIS, F. M. MATTHEWS, T. J. RUSSELL, R. L. RECTAR, S. T. TIDWELL and Miss R. YOUNG

Mr. & Mrs. KABELLA of Kerr County is visiting Mrs. KABELLA’s parents, Mr. & Mrs. HOLT.

Mrs. James LITTLE of Rockdale is visiting her sister, Mrs. McARVER of Gause.

T. L. WATTS is thinking of adding another room to his comfortable dwelling. [Gause]

Dr. John D. PORTER is going to make some improvements to his home also. [Gause]

J. A. JACKSON moved his office to the rear of the store. [Gause]

Messrs. TENNELL and MURPHEY are stapling cotton.

Capt. John SMITH is R. STRUWE’s collecting agent.
J. J. MULKEY is visiting near Milano.

Charley PORTER has been employed to teach at Hix School.

Dr. Dallas MAYS from Cooks Point relieved Dr. SPARKS of his practice when his wife was ill, and who later died.

G. J. WILLIAMS is still in the weighing business.

G. E. JAMES has purchased the fire damage stock of John WISE of Palestine, Texas and has it for sale.

Rev. SPEEGLE of Cooks Point church did not fill his position at Yellow Prairie.

REV. J. S. BONE of the Cooks Point Church, who resides in Weatherford, preached.

Mr. & Mrs. WILBANKS who have been visiting Mrs. Katy BLACK returned to their home in Brown County. Rufus HOFFMAN accompanied them.

Mr. & Mrs. Thomas JAMES of Mills County are visiting relatives here.

Mr. Charles GEICK, Sr. bought the farm owned by Mrs. HEALY near the depot.

Mr. & Mrs. J. H. HEINES had an ice cream supper.
Frank and J. S. KUBELKA gave a ball.

Jewell W. COTTRELL and Tom SHUPAK are visiting.

Mr. SANCILLA, ginner of Frenstat community said crops are short.

Mr. WIEBUSCH of Birch is also ginning.

Knox PORTER of Galveston is in town.

Carl MERCHANT of Giddings is visiting in town.

D. ALFORD has moved into his elegant house.

Rev. Charles BROOK of Gainsville is in town.

Mrs. M. T. DELAMATER is visiting relatives in Giddings.

G. W. GRANT is visiting relatives in Smithville.

Miss Carrie BRADY is visiting Nora LACKEY.

Miss Josephine SHANNON of Navasota is visiting relatives here.

A W. McIVER went to Galveston and has returned.

Mrs. Dr. JENKINS and children visited relatives in Smithville.

A. F. GRABOW is making improvements on his residence.

E. A. BURNS, tax assessor of Lee County is in town.
Miss HESTER of Lexington is visiting the family of Chastine MURRAY.

Offa EDDINS, brother of W. A. EDDINS is in town.

Joe McMAHAN and Asa WILLIAMS of Independence are in town.

Ben SIDDEL of Dallas, formerly of Caldwell is in town.

B. L. WINDHAUSEN has returned from St. Louis.

Santa Fe is making improvements on the depot.

Mr. DuBOSE and daughter of Rockdale are in town.

J. B. HILL of Deanville is visiting.

Miss Ruth BARTON who was visiting Miss Lena CHILES has returned to Salado.

Miss Maud ALEXANDER who was visiting Miss BRANDENBERG of Brownwood returned home.

Mit PARKER, one of Burleson County’s rich planters, who lives in Bryan is in town.
Mrs. W. T. BOSWELL and Miss Alma SANDERS and returned from visiting in Taylor.

James BROWN of Giddings is visiting relatives in town.

Jule HILL is buying cotton at Lyons for a Brenham cotton firm.

Miss Emma STONE of Georgetown, niece of W. M. STONE will arrive in town.

Wescom MURRAY who was visiting in Lampasas has returned.

J. F. COBB has returned from St. Louis.

Abe F. SILLIMAN of San Felipe, Austin County is visiting his brother, W. B. SILLIMAN.
Capt. WOMACK and wife gave their little niece, Maud MALONE a 4th birthday party.

Prof. E. A. BRENNAN of Campbell, Hunt County, and former principal of Caldwell Schools is in town.

S. T. SCOTT of Providence neighborhood gave an ice cream social for the benefit of Elizabeth Chapel.

Rev. Jeff D. RAY, popular Baptist minister is traveling to Temple.

Rev. A. B. INGRAM, now of Corsicana is in town.

Mrs. A. B. DUCKWORTH has given notice she is opening a private school.

Misses Raymond HESLEP and Bernice CHILES were in a buggy accident in front of BARNETT & NELMS market. A Negro was driving their team.

A young man by the name of HULCAN of Bruceville, McLennan County was stealing a ride on the Santa Fe, when he slipped and injured his back. Dr. JENKINS attended him.
 
 

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