The Bartlett Tribune and News (Bartlett, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 31, Ed. 1, Friday, February 27, 1914 Page: 2 of 8
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on you looking through our line of implements before
buying. We are agents for two of the best and most
durable planters on the irarket today.
Rock Island Chief and
and we gladly guarantee each of these to give the best
of satisfaction. We will be glad to demonstrate the
better qualities of both planters.
A Trial Will Convince You.
OUR AIM IS TO
THE BARRETT HARDWARE CO.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1914
Friends are of two kinds; those
we need and those who need us.
Even the high cost of living
does't seem to have any effect
on the wages of sin.
It is a certainty that no one
"can question Mr. Ball's efficiency
as a corporation lawyer.
Bartlett needs more side walks,
and more, too it has several
streets that should be opened up.
Don't burn our bridges Jbe-
hind you. On the other hand,
don't burn them in front of you,
Three aldermen are to he
elected next April, but so far no
one has had the temerity to "cast
his hat in the ring."
In Alaska the winters are 8
months long, when the sun rises
at 10 a. m. and sets about 3. p. m.
The summer lasts from 100 to
130 days, when the sun shines
23 hours a day.
According to the Tribune's
way of thinking, a great deal of
a town's success and growth
depends mostly upon the proper
aldermen. Are the voters of
Bartlett looking that way?
Now that the prohibition
candidates for governor have
been "cut to a stand," we are
'Waiting to see what the antis
;,will do. Got to be some elimi-
nating. - According to the annual state--ment
of the Katy Railroad, filed
with State Tax Commissioner
Love, there was a deficit in the
operation of that road during
1913 of $2,074,500. The gross
receipts were $12,699,200 operat-
ing expenses. $10,827,377; de-
ductions from income taxes,
$41(5,476, interest paid on bonds
and bills payable, $1,732,476:
hire of Equipment, $1,200,230;
other deductions, $597,230.
The following "apostolic
creed" of the democratic party is
found in a summary of Jeffer
son's first inaugural address:
1. Equal and exact justice to
2. Jealous care of the rights
3. Absolute acquiesence
the decision of the majority.
4. Supremacy of civil over the
5. Economy in public expendi-
ture. 6. Arraignment of all abuses.
7. Freedom of religion.
8. Freedom of the press.
9. Freedom of person; opposi-
tion to invasion of personal
Notwithstanding that Jefferson
was the founder and expounder
of the true democracy, many
have denounced him it seems.
Where a person has been con-
yicted of a misdemeanor in a
court ot competent jurisdiction,
and his punishment assessed at a
pecuniary fine and the judgment
commits him to the custody of
the sheriff or to the county jail
until such fine and costs of prose-
cution shall be fully paid, if the
sheriff to whom the prisoner is
committed should afterwards.
release such prisoner, without
the collection of the fine and cost,
it is held by the attorney
general's department the sneriff
would be guilty of permitting an
escape of the prisoner and may
be prosecuted criminally, and
the sureties on his bond would
also be liable for such judgment.
In the list of "recent appoint-
ments of postmasters of Texas
cities is the name of G. A. Lmde-
mann as the postmaster at Bart-
lett. Mr. Lindemann has many
friends in Taylor who will con-
gratulate him upon his- appoint-
ment. - Taylor Press.
All things come to those who
wait, Bluebeard's wives weren't
the only women to lose their
heads over a man.
Love will find a way, but it is
more important to find some
thing more substantial with
which to pave the way.
NOW IS THE TIME TO START
YOUR HENS TO SETTINO
March hatched chicks will be laying in September.
I have 50 head of bred to lay S. C. White Leg-
horns Hens, mated with the best known strain
of White and .brdwn cock birds.
Setting from the S. C. White and Brown
Leghorns pens$1.50 per 15 at yards and $2.00
per 15, Express paid out of city, also have nice
pen of the Silver Spangled Hamburgs and Buff
Orphingtons setting $1.50 per 15 at yards, setting
$2,00 per 15 Express paid out of city,
Fitzgerald's Sanitary Poultry Yards
MRS. E. J. FITZGERALD, Manager.
Ball' Nominated By Pros
Port Worth, Tex., Feb. 21.
T. H. Ball of Houston practically
accepted the nomination for
governor at Saturday's elimi-
nation convention, in his address
announcing what he proposes to
do when he is governor. His
statement, "Whea t am gover-
nor," was the signal for a storm
Pour thousand delegates were
present at the opening of the
convention in the auditorium of
the First Baptist Church.
The attitude of W. P. Lane
and Will H. Mayes, who also
sought the pro indorsement, was
apparent when they came to the
front and were among the crowd
to congratulate the Houston
leader on his two hour address.
Mayes asks withdrawal.
The first convention at Fort
Worth tended to change his
mind, he said, and the present
convention made him willing to
abide by its decision. He
urged on the chairman, how
ever, that it would save an un-
necessary waste of time for the
present convention to dispense
with all of the usual convention
paraphernalia in the way of com-
mittees, and simply go ahead
and declare for Ball.
He said he would ask his
friends not to place his name be-
fore the convention as a candi-
date for governor. "I am ready
today to lay down whatever
ambition I have had and become
once more a humble worker in
the ranks," he said, "and I shall
go forth from this conference
ready to lock arms with, Cullen
Tnomas or Comptroller Lane."
He closed with a humorous
reference to characteristics of
both his erst-while opponents
that was well received.
The crowd appeared to be in
excellent humor, and when
Comptroller Lane opened his
talk with the statement, "I have
oeen eliminated," the conven-
tion shook with laughter.
Lane declared, however, he
never would be eliminated from
the fight on the liquor traffic.
He said the people had nonored
him highly and owed him noth-
ing, but he was interrupted by
shouts of "Oh, yes we do," and
Lane also made an attack on
the present election law, declar-
ing revision of it would be one
of the first measures enacted
"after Thomas H. Ball has been
made governor," Hejclosedby
presenting Ball as "Texas' next
There were 4,000 people in
attendance Will H. Mayes was
the first to congratulate Col,
Ball. Cullen Thomas was made
A great many state legislatures
have given consideration to bills
taxing bachelors and many con-
vincing arguments haye b een
presented why men who escape
matrimony should pay a penalty,
but why not tag them as a more
painless and effective method of
extermination. If the bachelors
were tagged the widows could
easily find them and Cupid would
do the rest. The bachelor is
naturally timid, but under the
encouraging influence of a merry
widow he can easily be led to the
alter, for there is no more help-
less craft afloat than a lovesick
swain who has passed the age of
discretion, and the little imp that
plays ping-pong with human
hearts has no more capable -ally
than a woman who loves at
second sigh,t, for experience
makes Cupid subtle and bold.
The women have tag days to
promote most every other public
.enterprise and why not a tag day
for bachelors, We have in
Texas 130,000 bachelors and an
equal number of widow's. Why
not get them together and solve
two vexatious problems with one
The only reason some people
want a finger in the pie is to
keep other people from eating it.
. Visits County Schools.
Georgetown, Tex.,' Feb. 18.'--County
Superintendent Joo Hud-
son has been spending much time
recently traveling over the coun-
ty visiting the rural schools, each
of which ho says he tries to visit
at least once doing the school
year. a there are a total of 99
schools in the county outside of
the independent districts, the
time and labor invested in mak-
ing the rounds and looking after
the interests of them may be
Of the total scholastic popula-
tion of Williamson county this
year, 6,635 are in the common
school, leaving a total of 3,390 in
the independent districts, of
which there are eight in the
county Professor Hudson has
under his supervision the 130
teachers who are working in the
99 rural schools. Of these schools
10 are for colored children.
Williamson county has at pres-
ent 82 districts which have a lo-
cal school tax, and seven districts
which are bonded in building
Professor Hudson is very proud
of the steady progress being
made throughout the county in
sentiment and activities looking
toward better buildings, longer
terms and the best teachers
money can procure for the rural
The announcement of Tax Col-
lector Halsey Davis of William-
son county, appears in this issue
of the Tribune for re-election,
subject to the democratic pri-
maries. Mr. Davis has made the
county a good official, and so far
as we know, there is no com-
plaint agaist his record. He is
honest, faithful and energetic,
which of course means that he
has all the qualifications essential
to the success of county official.
He asks your support.
When the question was on in
Texas in regard to Joe Bailev'a
refusal to subscribe to certain
platform demands, the scream-
ing, self-styled progressives
called him a heretic and reaction-
ary. Now that Wilson and Bryan
have repudiated the Panama
Canal toll plank of the Balti-
more platform, will thev class
them as reactionaries? Certainly
not. We mention this merelylto
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the fact that platforms are not
always infalliable, and that to
follow them, right or wrong, is
tne statesmanship of a fool.
And the El minator came near
unto Lane and Mayes; and they
felt him, and said. "The voice is
Jacob's voice, but the hands are
the hands of Esau." And they
discerned him rot, "because his
hands wre hairy.". This is a
reversal of the scriptural account
of how a sharp deal was put
across, but it has its applicability.
Lane and Mayes sought the bless-
ing. They did'tgetit. Now, in
the agony of their souls, who
can Jalame them if they cry out:
Our brother came with subtlety,
and hath taken away our bless-
ing? Huuston Post.
There is muqh difference be-
tween honeflt ' reformers and
bogus reformers, between sound
and useful laws and idiotic laws,
between men who strive un-
selfishly for the public good and
men who merely seek sport and
notoriety. All towns and com-
mittees have both classes. Be
careful about upholding the
The Bastrop Advertiser says;
"Would it not be well for parents
who have children attending
school in town to take interest
enough in the school and their
children to visit the school at
least one time during the term?"
Vital statistics for January out
side the incorporated town of
Bell County showed forty-nine
births and nine deaths. The
stork has a fortyto-nine lead
over the Robber of Joys, which
is not sobadi-Temple Mirror.
Hulls and Meal
Cottonseed Hulls have more nutritive or feed
value than common hay, which cost 50 per cent,
more, are more convenient to handle and being
free from dust or foreign Inatter, are healthful
Cottonseed Meal is the most concentrated and
richest feed known, has four to six times the
nutritive value of wheat bran or corn, while its
cost is about equal to that of bran and only one
and a half times that of corn.
The Mixed feed forms a Balanced Ration, giv-
ing better results, an increased milk and butter
production, as well as an increase in flesh, fat
and general condition in cattle, horses and Jiogs
At A Material Saving In Price.
We handle the Michelin Red Inner Tubes which are
used the world over
Accessories and Repair,
Work a Specialty
Bring us your sick car and let us make it well. A
full stock of Ford parts always on hand. Come to
see us we are always glad to see you.
Bartlett Garage :
North German Lloyd S. S. Co.
Special Cruisea around the world.
Special Cruises to West India and South America.
Special Cruises to Egypt and the Orient.
Services to and from New York Bremen.
Services to and from Baltimore Bremen.
Services to and from Galveston Bremen, with connec-
tions to and from London, Paris and Berlin.
For tickets and information apply to
. WAEGHTER, Local Agent
PLUMBING AND TIN WOO
We are prepared to do all kinds of tin and sheet metel
work, also plumbing of every kind. Onr rates are reason-
able and wo guarantee all work. We solicit your business
in either of these lines. Shop on CLARK STREET.
BLAIR & BREEDING
A-K 'A., i
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Cates, R. F. The Bartlett Tribune and News (Bartlett, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 31, Ed. 1, Friday, February 27, 1914, newspaper, February 27, 1914; Bartlett, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth48863/m1/2/: accessed April 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bartlett Activities Center and the Historical Society of Bartlett.