The Bartlett Tribune and News (Bartlett, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 27, Ed. 1, Friday, December 1, 1916 Page: 1 of 8
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&'. CATES, Editor and Proprietor BARTLETT, WILLIAMSON COUNTY. TEXAS. FRIDAY: .DECEMBER 1 19tt. $1.00 Year. VOL. XXXI, N.,
KILLED BY AUTO
Tkylor, Texas, Nov. 28.--R. Fi
McLaren, a, prominent farmer
n&af Taylor, was crushed to
'death beneath his car and his
bod. nearly cremated in the
' flames when the car caught fire
last night, after the car had fal-
len, from a bridge across a creek.
soyl) of town,
vA.car of Elgin peonle passing
slang the road found Mr McLar-
;eh'8 body beneath the car,
The body was burned nerly
beyond recognition. Both hands
had been burned oil and the en-
tire body practically cr.ematad.
It is not thought, however, that
Mr. McLaren ever suffered for
even's moment, as the skull had
beri crushed in when the cat
11 .on him, undoubtedly killed
; The remains were brought to
Taylor after notification to de-
eendant's nephew, Pet Brown
f Taylor, who, with others, im-
jnadiatly went to the scene of
Mr. McLaren had been in town
io attend a meeting of the Odd
Feillowg lodge and left after the
meeting, in company with some
; of; His neighbors, Tom and Ed
Sullivan and the Partians' broth-et-Sr
who accpmpanied him home
- in Ihis karid. the Partians' car.
', $.iter leavine them, he must
;'hkve met with the accident only
a few, minutes later, when with-
. ;in.auarter of a mile of his
Jhome. His farm and home place
vare near the Brown gin, some
f.t"hM miles south of Taylor. The
,vJridge has a high approach, ren-
And Just As It Was Expected Has Located Headquarters
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Toys, Games, Story Books, Mechanical Toys that genious made for irgeaiois boys.
Toys for the little mite that nobody tat even babykind himself covild get liurt with
Dolls of many different kinds &nd Doll Trunks, Play Houses, Plwy Cook Stoves, aJmost
.n. 1 flAmlAc
OH! WELL WHAT'S THE USE! We covildn't tell you
if we wrote
"describe in a
Attcnd&nce Officer Named.
Cameron. Tex, Dec. 1. Prof,
W. C. Taber has been appointed
an officer to look after the en-
actment of "compulsory school
law" in this district and has
made himself entirely familiar
with the requirements of law in
order to be in a position to see
that the law is strictly enforced.
Sorfle of th country schools have
not been so well attended as they
could have been, but, there be-
ing no way out of it, country
children are going to have - a
better chance of at least a mea-
Cotton Ginnedin BellCounty
Washington, Nov. 29. The de-
partment of commerce gives the
number of bales of cotton from
the crop of 1916, ginned prior to
November 14, 1910, as 65,095
bales, as compared with 39,576
bales ginned to November 14,
1915, in Bell county.
Coming Bach to. Itarttett
A card from Ed Bolding who
is now at Sweetwater, states
that he will soon arrive in Bart-
lett, and engage in farming next
year" oh the Bolding farm. Mr.
Bolding's many friends heie will
join the Tribune in extending
him a cordial welcome home.
dering it difficult to cross, and it
is thought Mr. McLaren lost con-
trol of his car, toppling off the
He was a man of exceptional.
popularity and was universally
admired and esteemed. ' He en-
joyed u wide citqle of friends.
At THE GERSBACH-WACKER COMPANY
Every live Boy and Girl, no matter how old or young
is invited to visit this store.
a book about it,
week. So come; WELCOME
KNOW OF DEATH
Belton, Nov. 28.-4. W, (Billie)
Jackson, and J. Q, Leatherman
of near Bartlett, were, visitors in
this city today.
Mr. Jackson as a little boy
went to the cabin where David
Alexander, regarding whom in-
quiry was made through the
Telegram a few days ago, hai
Mr. Jackson states that he re-
members clearly the scene and
excitement which prevailed -at,
the time, v
He can locate the exrct place
where the log cabin ofAlexander
was located on Darr's creek near
Mr. Leatherman attended. the
Neither one of these gentlemen
though, know tho location of
Alexander's grave. They gave
the name of Rev. Dave Penning-
ton of Taylor as, one who might
be able to locate the grave.
They also stated, that an old
. .. . A a..... IK t. n .
I negro numtiU satil Tayior, living
on the old Lewis Taylor place,
Rolland route No. 3, might be
able to tell where the grave is.
It will be remembered bythose
reading the Telegram asking for
the location of the Alexander
grave that Bell county received
its fiirst cotnty school land from
It is desired to locate his grave
that some appropriate marking
may be given it.
Messrs. Jackson and Leather-
man each contributed to the
Confederate monument fund and
want to be notified of the date
of its unveiling so they can be
present at the ceremony.--Tem-pe
Christmas Stock of Toys and
We Have Ever Shown
4rf - vinn. - klU1ao --! U
and yqir eyes can take in more
Free Motion Picture Show.
Messrs E. A. Berg and W. G.
Kahlert, two speakers who are
touring the Btate, under the aus-
pices of the Bureau of Commer-
leial Economies, will deliver an
illustrated address here Dec. 7.
at 3:30 p. m. The management j
of the CreScent Theater h,qs do.
nated the use of the. theater for
Tho above men have traveled
from one end of the continent to
the other, and have gathered
considerable material about bus-
iness conditions. They also took
several reels of motion pictures
and will display them here.
The local High School will
march in a body to tho theater,
and large number of sonta baYO
been reserved for members of
the. Chamber of Commerce.
President Fairchjld urges all
members to attend, and every
citigen of Bartlett is urged to be
present, as there will be no ad-
This is an opportunity to iieai
the speakers who received such
an enthusiastic hearing in Dallas
by the Automobile Club, and in
Austin by the Rotary Club, the
High School and Chamber of
of Commerce. They have spok-
en before high schools and other
organizations in seventy cities in
Texas to date, and ask Jill those
who can to "hear them at the
Cresent Theater on the above
100 acre farm 4 miles south of
Temple on pike. Price $110 per
acre. F. C. Lee, Temple.
3k ill l-rX rl T"C5v il flC
ONE AND ALL,
Below is the standing of the
contestants in Leslie's Trade Ex-
tention Carn.Ra.lgn fpr the week
ending NY, 82; .' ,
1st Contestant No. 123
2nd " " " 15
12th " ,
'The vveekly silverware was
won by Mrs. A. F. Sartor as the
I .11111 mfimhof fhnt 4n.nf1 in n,
--11Y iliviliuw VilUi. iUMJCU 111 II1C
I vice checks.
Mrs. J. H. Bowen Htli&i
Saturday night, November 25.
at her home, near Santa Anna,
Mrs. J. H. Bowen died from an
illness of typhoid fever. Mrs.
Bowen was the wife of Mr. J.
H. Bowen. who formerly lived
fiear Jarrell, and whom with
four children survive her. De-
ceased was a sister of Mr. Carl-
ton of this place,, who was pres-
ent at the funeral.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. John P.
Hajrston, Nov. 25 1916, a boy.
All doing well.
largest number of special Seri'oHonsee(1 Prodcts Repo
Jl the things thed a.re
in one glance than we a
OLD AND YOUNG.
Mrs. H. C. JacKson Dead.
The many friends' of Mr. Hi.
(Cy) Jackson, a former citizen
of this section, but for several
years engagediin the drug bUWr
ness in Austin will, regret to, learn
of the death of his wife, vyhjcji
occurred Monday. The follo
ing dispatoh explains;
Austin, Texas, Kqv. 28.The
funeral of Mra, II, C. Jackson,
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who died in New Orleans yes
terday, will be held in this city, '
the body arriving here this &-
ternoon. Mrs. Jackson accnm-'
panied by her husband, it?a
New Orleans ahm0 'fata w
nKQ in to) eli'ort to restore )M
hsatth, Shois survived by her -..J
' J. i ... U7m,li, Tol- f. VjJ
Ihusoanu; i.aun, "'- w KfSWgSk
son of this citv: two sisters. Mrs... trfn'
W. H. Calloway of Ft; W6rt;;;
and Mrs. Terrell Jackson ofAufsj '
tin and a brother R, Waver'ly .
Smith of Galveston.
Washington. Nov, 28,.Th
fisst of the reports on Ccltttm seed
and cottonseed products' Issued !.
by the Census Bureau todgyfii :
awirtffflnto ,;.U iun Ut.t. i. ':
shows 1,053,331 t6ns of seett1!
were received at mills during the
two-month period from Aug. l.tp:l
Sept. 3U; that 413,205 tons were
crushed and 655.618 tons, were
on hand Sept. 30. ''
The total cotton i eceipts fat'.
Bartlett to date are: Sq uar.eMwfe.it ;,
icnm. J ui.J nnnn tW-.".S-VitKii
xv.vwi. iuuuu uuica, iiiuu. i-TrWr-iVftfj
vailing price 20:10. Cotton seed .i '".
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Cates, R. F. The Bartlett Tribune and News (Bartlett, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 27, Ed. 1, Friday, December 1, 1916, newspaper, December 1, 1916; Bartlett, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth49002/m1/1/?q: accessed July 28, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bartlett Activities Center and the Historical Society of Bartlett.