The Bartlett Tribune and News (Bartlett, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 28, Ed. 1, Friday, February 6, 1914 Page: 1 of 10
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" R. F. GATES, Editor and Proprietor BARTLETT, WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TEXAS, FRIDAY. FEB. 6, 191'4. . $1.00 Per Year. VOL. XXVIII. JXO. 28
BOY RUN OVER
Taylor. Texas, February 3.
' A big fivfe-passenger tourhiR car
ran over Bruno Kramer, the 14-year-old
son of Ernest Kramer,
on Main Street late this eveninor,
passing over the boy's head. It
"Was impossible to tell, at a late
hour, how serious the boy's
injuries are. The car was occu-
pied by Tom E. Fowler at Bart-
lett. owner of the car. and Ned
Bartlett, of Bartlett, who was
driving when the accident occurr-
ed. Apparently the autoists
were blameless, witnesses stat-
ing that the boy darted out from
behind a buggy, slipped and fell
in front of the car. The driver
swerved, attempting to avoid the
boy, but the rear wheel passed
over his head. The car was pro-
gressing at a moderate pace, so
it is said.
The boy's mother, who is visit-
ing in Bartlett, was brought here
by Mr. Bartlett in the car1.
Road District Is Organized
Heidenheimer, Tex.. Feb. 1.
What is believed to be the small-
est road district in Texas is that
of district No. 6 of Bell County,
just created by order of the Bell
County Commissioners' Court,
and in which a bond election for
the issuance of $4,000 in road
bonds will be held February 28.
The district comprises less than
1,200 acres of farm land lying
east of Heidenheimer and two
rniles of road, will be built in the
same as a connecting link be-
tween Heidenheimer and good-
roads being built toward Temple.
$500 Reward Oftered
Temple, Texas, February 1.
At a mass meeting of citizens of
Heidenheimer, five miles south
of here, on the Santa Fe Rail-
way, public subscription to the
amount of $500 was made as a
reward for the arrest and:? con-
viction of the murderers of H.
L. Parker, proprietdr of a small
store in the town, who was
brutally murdered on the night
of December 28, last. Governor
Colquitt will be asked to supple-
ment the reward with an equal
Somewhere between the hours
of 8 and 9 o'clock Wednesday
night the stores of Koepke-
Brown Co., Duncan Hardware
Co., Dan McKinzie and Law-
rence Bros., were entered by a
burglar and relieved of some
small change, and dry gnods-
the total not being very great.
The entrance at each place was
gained by knocking a panel out
of the rear doors, with an ax,
which was found afterwards.
The clothing was also found,
being lost by the burglar, as he
was pursued after he was dis-
covered by passers-by in the
stdre of Lawrence Bros. The
burglar made his escape, but
Marshal Dickerson arrested a
negro yesterday morning on
suspicion, and placed him in
the calaboose. It is thought by
those who saw the negro in
Lawrence Br03. store, that he is
the guilty party.
J. E. Smith ha3.1easedhia hotel.
"A near the depot to Mrs. Thomp-
son of Florence, who now has
charge of same, and his having
the building renovated and put
in first-class condition for a hotel
Mr. Smith and family have
leased the Wayside Inn.
Poll Tax Receipts Gain
Taylor, Tex. Feb. 3. -The total
number of poll taxes issued in
Williamson county at the time of
closing the collector's dffice this
year was 6,904. exemptions 265.
Total last year: 1.105. " Gain in
county tins year, 1,121: 'Total
poll taxes paid in Taylor at the
time of closing this year, 1,408;
exemptions, 47. Total this year,'
1,453; total last, year, 1.105, Gain
in the city 'of 'Taylor this year
Join the Civic League and
help clean up Bartlett.
Childress Pastor Sought.
Georgetown. Texas, Jan, 30
Kev. David B. Hill of Childress
hos been called as pastor of the
Missionary Baptist church here
to fill the vacancy caused by the
resignation of Rev. J. C. Rhodes,
who accepted a call at Bartlett
Mr. HflTwfll notify the church
in a few days of his decision In
regard to the calh
Cotton Ginning Report.
Washington, Feb. 2. Depart
ment of Commerce Bureau of the
Census, William J. Harris, direc-
for reports cotton ginned prior
to January 15, crops of 1913 and
1912 in Texas. The preliminary
total for the State was made
public by the Bureau of the
Census at 10 a. m. on Friday
Jan. 23. The corrected total and
the amounts for the different
counties for the crops of 1913
and 1912 are as follows for the
leading 5 counties:
Ellis. 119,850; Williamson, 102,-
586; Navarro, 96,224; Mctennan,
96,331; Collin, 74,346.
On last Tuesday, while Mr.
ana Mrs. J. jfl. Hmith were mov-
ing their household effects from
their hotel, jwhich they had
leased to other parties, their
babe got hold of a bottle of car
bolic acid and drank a small
amount of the deadly liquid, but
I the prompt action on the part of
tne iamuy pnysician saved the
little one's life and he is now
Commissioner Gardner was
here Tuesday with bis force of
bridge men, unloading the mater-
ial for the 'j construction of the
iron bridge across the Donahoe,
between here and Granger, and
stated that it would "be placed
within the next few days.
J. V. Sellers, a promineut
business man of Holland, was in
the city Wednesday and stated
that the voters of "that place
would petition the county com
missioners for a bond issue elec-
tion at the court's next meeting.
The amount which will be;
asked for is $105,000 and includes
all of the Holland justice precinct
that is not covered by the bond
issue voted at Bartlett some time
ago. They figure on building
about fifty miles of piked 'road
with the proceeds of the bond
issue. Temple Mirror.
Old Citizen Passed Away.
Final Cotton Crop Estimate
Statistician C. I. Harris has
made his final report, January
29, 1914, for the Williamson
County cotton ginnings of the
season of 1913-1914 to the De-
Cartment of the Cenaua at
Washington, IK CL This" ftr Che
last reporths makes till the new
raeason is taken, np, and includes
cotton ginned up to -January 15,
1914, and beginning with the
opening of the season. Follow-
ing are his figures:
Crop of 1913-'14 102.586
Crop of 1912-'13 120,432
Decrease this year 17.827
TNm Qancro fin rA fHairnnn aaf.
tier, passed to his reward at his
home near Bartlett, on January
30. 1914, at the age of 77 years.
His remains were laid to rest at
the German Methodist cemetery,
Sunday morning in the presence
of a large concourse of relatives
and friends, who came to pay
the last tribute to him.
Mr. Saage resided near Bart-
leu ior tne past twenty years.
and moved here with his family
in 1892 from Industry, where he
resided since 1860. He came to
TexaB from Germany in 1860.
when only young-man he walked
from Houston: to Industry where
he located, and in 1865 be waa
united in marriage to Miss Ama
lia Martin. He was a good clti-l
zerivancM?yaV member of his
church, and was waiting f6r the
Masters' call, when his end came.
Ha leaves his aged wife, a
eister, Mrs. Aug. Friederich,
besides four sons and two daugh-
ters to mourn his death: Carl and
Adolph Saago of Bartlett, Aug.
Saage of Hollarid and Paul Saage
of Industiy. His PASTOR.
Robbery at Rogers
jVbout 8 o'clock Thursday
morning, Night Chief Wiley Fis-
her was notified by telephone
from Rogers of a burglary there,
wherein Mike Reed hadlost three
watches and John Sypert $170 in
cash, Sypert was spending
the night with the Reed family
Wednesday and some time dur-
ing the night the house wag
entered and the above articles
With officer Curtis Young,
officer Fisher Vent to the Santa,
Fe depot for the purpose of
watching the day's Tango crowd
from Rogers, for suspects. Two
Mexicans and a white man were
picked out of the throng, but the
uombreawere released and the
white man detained and searched
On his person were three
watches which tallied with the
description furnished by Mr.
Reed, and about $168 in cash.;
Thd money was in bills of $20.
$10 and $5 and met the descrip-
tion given by Mr. Sypert. The
man gave his name as Ollie .
Wynne and was charged with
burglary injustice Hugh Smithy
court. Deputy Sheriff Geo,
Robinsou and Constable Umi
conveyed nira to Belton.
According to City Marshal M,
T. Shepperd, Wynne hS worked'
out two or three lines on the
Temple streets. -Tempfe Mkror
ffctl Tax Fma $ leffur.
The poll taxes ftrid this fmr
ar&6.S64, wfth"265 6xapfefc8f
making a total voting1 strength'
this year of 7169, against 5783
last year. Of these Taylor has
1.442 this vear against 1105 lst
year: making a gain of 837 in this
city. The county gain was 1121
over last year. Taylor Press.
Go to church Sunday.
We are predated to meet the
demand with spSendid styles
and values that surpass all
FLOUNCING-from 14 to 16
BANDING of all widths and
EDGING from the smallest
BEADING-and in fact anything you may
wish for in that line.
We will call your special attention to our
beautiful assortment of Matched Sets
for infauts wear.
See Us in Our N
Everything New But Our Policy
GoodGoods, Reasonable Prices, Courteous Treatment, Guarantee of Satisfaction
Plain and checked, ripple woven cloths in a variety of
patterns, Gimities and Batiste, Enlish Long Cloth in
New Silks for Early Spring Wea
A splendid assortment at very attractive
prices. Messaline 18 and 36 inches wide,
every imaginable color--plain and fancy-
something great,- come and let us show them
DAINTY CREPE WAIST1NG5
Altogether different to anything we have ever shown. Plaint
and fancy weaves
Per Yard 1 Z 1 -2c arid Up
One Third Off
on Goats 'and Coat Suits, including all
Ladie's, Misse's and Children's Coats.
in all grades, weight and price
s Linen Finished Suiting
Looks like linen, launders like linen, wears like linenloss
than half the price of linen.
"5 Lb. Bundles of'Reinfiants 50c I
Short lengths and pieces of Gingham, Percale, and Calico
suitable for quilting, put up in bundles of 5 pounds each.
Special 50c Per Bundle
Don't Forget Tha You Are Always 'c Welcome Visitor at Our STORE
for Dry Goods
iMiMimiiiii'i mi in ' iHlrfn ''"'
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Cates, R. F. The Bartlett Tribune and News (Bartlett, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 28, Ed. 1, Friday, February 6, 1914, newspaper, February 6, 1914; Bartlett, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth48861/m1/1/: accessed January 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bartlett Activities Center and the Historical Society of Bartlett.