The Bartlett Tribune and News (Bartlett, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 32, Ed. 1, Friday, January 12, 1917 Page: 2 of 11
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Friday, January 12, 1917
Fair Warningl Last Call! Let
everybody pay taxes before
February lstand the penalty.
The spa.rk.of sunshine was the
Attitude of Jesus when on earth,
and the most miserable people
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0BSERVAT16NS OF GEOfiGE
If some action is not taken
soon toward the up-keep of the
cadamized roads ef Texas,
re will be none. Good roads
t too much money lo be nes
law will likely be passed by
present state legislature,
wing a tax and placing cer-
restrictions upon the medi
cine peddlers tnroughout the
state. The druggists and phar-
macist demand some regulations
Blaced upon them. It is right
. Let no man think that there is
any organized movement on the
part of the citizens of Haskell to
"run out the negroes." To the
contrary, the citizens of Haskell
are aroused over the methods
used, and are co-operating with
the officers in trying to appre-
hend the guilty parties. Haskell
"This is. the day of the little
country school." says Governor
Ferguson. The day was a long
time cominc:. but it came with
Ferguson. Let even his bitter-
est enemies realize that fact,
whether their prejudice be too
Strong to admit it or not. In
the days to come perhaps long
after he has ceased to hold (or
desire office) he will be remem-
bered as the great friend and
promoter of education in Texas,
fuoawts uiuiic iiu win uesei ve a
pwira in texas nisiury,
The modern girl will talk to
you as if she were entirely un-
conciousof the circumstance that
her skirt lacks six inches of
reaching her shoe tops, but she
knows all about it and she ex-
pects you to know, too. Further-
more, you do ko know, you sly
old rascal, you.
Be kind to the poor this Christ
mas, but don't forget that the
Lord expects you to be kind to
the poor every day in the year.
The New York wife of a police-
man who slipped a note in a pair
of silk stockings she found in his
pocket, and recieved an answer
thereto from the person who re-
cieved the stockings, was able to
organize strongly in selecting a
Anyway the ladies are learning
how to shoot well enouch to pluir
Frielid Husband every time with
out perforating the innocent by-
stander. Things are ail mussed up in
this world, but we believe if the
men would do exactly as their
wives wanted them to do and the
women would do exactly as! their
husbands wanted them to do, the
children would have a devil of a
time in this world.
YOUR SINS WILL FIND YOU
RABBIT DRIVE ?
This section of ,the state v&b
horrified ' about, a month ago'
when news was1 sent out from
Dimmit that Mr, A. J, Morgan,
a highly respected citizen of
Castro county, had been incin-
erated when his.houBO and con-
tents were destroyed by fire.
Some bones, some pats buckles a
watcli and some coin were all
found together, the bones badly
charred, and as every one
thought some of them burnt to
ashes, and owing to the former
standing of the man the neigh-
bors accepted it as a fact that
the man suffered in the flames.
He had insured his life "for a
nice Bum of money, and the in-
surance company saw some sus-
picious circumstances and put a
detective on the lookout. Mr.
Morgan was arrested at Sweet-
Water last week and brought to
Dimmit whero he entered a plea
of guilty and received a sentence
of 8 years in the pen at hard
labor. Hereford Brand.
Relatives Separated ,
By Storm United
One of the mostr0niaHtiC4stbr
ios ever heard in real
j - T f
Seial figures are now avail-
the work done by stu-
"ftelitFaf the University of Tex-
Las during the fall term just
eloseCi A total of 190 men and
women students failed to pass in
ke required number of courses,
.have been asked noc to re-
Of this number 15 men
r women who were first year
land 3 men and 2 wo-
Lwere not first year
ailed to pass in even
ie Tribune feels grateful to
merchants of Bartlett for
le Jioeral patronage accorded
pt daring the past year and hones
ti merit same during the pres
et, year, by giying them good
rvice and courteous treatment
days in the year. It is true,
c!st prices have advanced on
pyerything and the newspaper
SinesS'is no exception, how-
wer. We shall endeavor to be as
reasonable as possible in our
We need you, and you
the paper, so here's for a
and better business in
Some oyer-zealous lady in
Sunday's paDers was very much
alarmed over the rabbit drive in
West Texas, where it has de-
veloped that the rabbit if al-
lowed to run at large becomes a
great menace to crops and if
properly captured, baked, fried
or broiled makes excellent food.
This lady says the rabbit drives
are inhuman. Perhaps so, but
the rabbit doesn't know it. We
sometimes think some . mothers
are inhuman when they are out
to market their daughters to the
highest bidder whereby some
profligate son who has inherited
a little money with no business
qualifications or morals, secures
her in a contest with some hon-
est, worthy man who will make
good in the world despite knocks
and drawbacks and lack of
money. Some of these mothers
may be horrifipd on the rabbit
question but they do not look
after the welfare of their own
sons ana aaugnters. we are
coming to an age where there is
too much tinsel and sounding
brass and not enough manhood
and many of our alleged reform-
ers are too cowardly to meet the
real issues and stagger around
on false theories and totering
plutforms. Georgetown Com
Wortham and Cummings
SpoKen 01 For Chairman.
Austin, Tex., Jan. 7. Louis J.
Wortham of Fort Worth is being
mentioned in hotel corridor gos-
sip totiigh as a probable suc-
cessor to the late Col. Paul Wap-
les as chairman of the state de-
mocratic executive committee.
B. Y. Cummings, attorney of
Hiilsbom, a leader for the gover-
nor's forces in the San Antonio
and Houston conventions of last
pear, has been named as a pos-
sibility for the chairmanship and
is understood to have the ap-
probation of the administration
for the place.
Mr. Wortham, it is said, to
night was one of the closest
friends of Colonel Waples had,
and was a personal and political'!
conferee, therefore it would be a
giacious apt of the committee to
bestow honor on him.
The state committee meets in
Austin on the 16th instant to
make the selection.
told by W. M. Cehand of near
Schwertner to ono of the Tri-
bune reporters. The story reads
"When the flood of 1900 broke
over Galveston the Cehands were
living in that city, the family in-
cluding Mr. and Mrs. Cehand
and three sons. The family was
entirely seperated, except the
two younger boys. Each mem-
ber ot the family mourned the
others as dead. Mr. Cehand
came to Bartlett and made his
home near Schwertner, marry-
ing several years ago. About
two years ago he met a young
man from the navy who told him
that a man of his name was a
member of the navy. Investi-
gation proved the. young navy-
man one of the sons mourned as
lost. About six months after
finding his son Mr. C liand met
with a gentleman on the train,
who told him of two young men
residing in Los Antreles, Cal.
These young men proved to be
his other two sons.
A few weeks ago a lady re-
siding in San Francisco heard of
the two young men residing in
this city, and in company with
her husband, started out in an
auto to find these two young men
and ascertain if they were her
sons The father and mother of
these two boys, on meeting at
the Cehand home near town, did
not recognize one another after
the seperation and changes of
some sixteen years past.
Other children have been born
to both Mr. and Mrs. Cehand (of
that day) in their second mar-
riages. Mr. and Mrs. Cooksey will de
part for their home m a few
days after a- most pleasant visit
to Mr. and Mrs. Cehand and boys.
Accidents At Leander.
Robert GiddeneWi John Free-
ze were out bird hunting when
Mr. Frefibe mistook Mr. Midden's
foot for a bird and discharged a
load of shot into it and caused a
Mr.' Dave Wells was vulcaniz-
ing an auto tire when in some
manner the burning gasoline was
over turned on his arm which
caused a painful burn.
Mr. Joe Branch -was chopping
wood when the axe glanced off
and the result was that his foot
was almost severed from his leg.
Mr. Jim Bullington of Liberty
Hill while making repairs on the
school building, fell from a scaf-
fold and sustained a broken arm,
Seven Eclipses In 1917.
Washington, Dec. 80. Four
eclipses of the sun and three of
the moon, the greatest number
possible in a single year, will oc-
cur in 1017. according to a mem-
orandum issued Saturday by the
naval observatory. The last year
in which seven eclipses came was
early in the last century and the
next will be in 1935.
I or my son will be at Condra
& Blair's Drug Store, Bartlett.
on Saturdays, Jan. 6 & 13- - Dr.
J. L. Levinson.
Notice To Tax Payers.
City taxes will become delin-
quent on Feb. 1st.
Cheer up ladies, you will be
voters soon. A man has invented
a way to wash dishes simply by
turning the nozzle of a hose on
them. It means something.
The he-males are going to be
forced to the kitchen before long
and they .are preparing to make
the duties as light as possible.
Wichita Falls, Texas, Jan. 5.
As a result of recent events at
Haskell, Texas, south of is
citv on the Wichita Valley Rail-
road, a number of negro families
have moved here from Haskell
county. Several days ago dy-
namite was exploded under sev-
eral negro houses, no deaths resulting-
In December printed
notices warning land owners not
to rent fand to negro tenants
were circulated in Haskell by un-
The negroes moving here said
they considered it unsafe to re-
main, though most of the mem
bers of the negro olony there
did not move. Residents of
Haskell profess ignorance as to
the source of the anti-negro agitation.
Woman Admitted To Ball
Three Others Held.
Georgetown, Tex., Dec. 28.
Mrs. Carrie McLaren, divorced
wif? of the late Frank R, Mc-
Laren, held in connection with
the death of McLaren, who was
killed when his . automobile ran
over an embankment and burned
with his body on Nov. 27. was
admitted to bail today in the
sum of $1000, without an ex-
aming trial. Harry McBride
and Calvin McLaren, nephew
and son respectively of McLaren
arrested in connection with the
case, are still in jail and no at-
tempt, it was said, has been said
has been made to obtain bail for
them. Jim Pollard, the' negro
charged with complicity in con-
nection with McLaren's death, j
also still is in jail.
On January 8th there was a
total eclipse of the moon by the
earth's shadow, visible thr6ugh-
out the United States beginning
at 12:50 af m. and ending at 4:30
a. m,, Eastern standard time.
Between 2 and 3:29 a. m., East-
ern time, the eclipse was total.
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Waco . . . .40c
Dallas '... :....85c
Fort Worth 75c
Taylor 15c ,
Austin '. 25c
San Antonio 55c
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S, The Tailor
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Cates, R. F. The Bartlett Tribune and News (Bartlett, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 32, Ed. 1, Friday, January 12, 1917, newspaper, January 12, 1917; Bartlett, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth49007/m1/2/: accessed April 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bartlett Activities Center and the Historical Society of Bartlett.