The Bartlett Tribune and News (Bartlett, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 36, Ed. 1, Friday, February 21, 1919 Page: 1 of 8
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R. F. GATES, Editor Androp. . BAftTLETT WLLlAMSON COUNTY. "TEXAS, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 191k $1.00 Year. VOL. XXXIII. No. 36
f:J MXks MEETING CALLED TO
wnoiucn uuuu iviroj
To the Peoplo of Williamson Count?!
Complying With a resolution passfed
I, Rl' IWMIIR "i v-v.1.. T, O-ii. .T 1 -I
, otwral ,'ef the business organizations "' uonm
of Williamson County at Granger on
BAKTLETT GIRLS' WOMEN1 AND
',- HOYS' POULTRY MEETING,
There will be a meeting of the Dart-
THIRD DISTRICT BANKERS.
Taylor, Texas, Feb, 1G Taylor en
lott Girls', Women and Boys' Poultry, tcrtalncd the third district of Toxas
Interests In the directors room of the, bankers' convention today. About
Bank, Saturday 1 300 bankers wcro present Including
Februarv 22. at 2:30 n. m. Thoses the flying Squadrons of State nnd
E.G. IIAEBER BUYS '
GRANGER DRUG dfORE.
deal was consummated early this
BIG SCHOOL MEET
HERE MARCH THE 1ST,
ANARQHIST ATTEMPTS TO
"KILL, FKENCH PKUtfltft
Paris, Feb. 19, Premier Gorni?
On Saturday, March 1. tho Annual
week whereby Mr. E. C. Hacbcr, pf(SubCoujty Interscholastlc meet wllJ(Clcrajjnccau, characterized by Lloyd
una cuy, nnu air. uroenwoon, oi aan uc neiu nt uaryou. Twelve scnoois. George ub France's grahd yotn
Antonio,' purchased tho Cook 'drug aro included In tho contests. Tho ath- man," wass nttackod Uday by an -store
at Granger, nnd nssumed charge letfc events will bo hold at tho High archist. Emlln Gottln. VnMn .
LiYv Poh in I na chairman of Interested in more and better poultry national bankers; as well as many of 'tho buslnc. school In tho aftornoon, beginning at "Mllou." r
3 mectfcddrcssedl Jotter 'to " be present, and aro urged to from Williamson nnd nclBhborIng to. Jlaeber is an experienced drug- 3 'p. m nnd the literary contests will Soven ahots wcro thrM
.a..?' ... 2 it W. 4M.. attend. Poultry is tho most ceo-counties. - gist and a successful business man, take place at tho Methodist church' mm, ,m, tu i,.. V- v..
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-;vt Mtx, i,nvn. t m, nnnnfw -n. nomicni consumer oi inrm piuuucio. ine convention was auurcsscu oy n "" u" w,u uun' m munyinv jkuu
-JL,i.. .l. .t. .u Tho Bartlott Nntlonnl Bank will fi-! number of tho visitors on aucstlons of mends In hjB now flold. - His aso-
now addressing this letter to bera '' to set one sotting of
the peopffi of Williamson County' ,uro urcu CBB' "'
.through the press thereof requesting
that a meeting be held at every vot
)ng box In the county as early as con-
venient and that thrco or more dele
Kates be named to represent that box
In great mass meeting to be held In
Georgetown at tho ourt House of
Williamson county, for tho purposo of
xods that now confront us. Said
Meeting to bo held at 11 o'clock a. m.,
Tuesday, February 25.
, The continuous rains of tho past
few months has demonstrated the
dire necessity of something definite
being done to relieve tho situation
brought about by Impassablo roads and
we urge that one citizen not wait for
Another to act In this Important mat
tcr, but that a meeting bo called Im-
mediately at each voting . box, and
delegates bo named to go to George-
town on tho nbovo date and confer
with citizens from nil sections of the
county on this important question.
By 'a great nnd united effort wo
must dojomothing to lift our county
out of the mud, Yours for better
xoads. A. W Storrs, Chairman. '
Mrs. AUIne Lukcr,
County Home . Demonstration Agent
BANKS TO CLOSE FEB 22
TEMPLE FAIR ELECTS.
Tho banks of Bartlctt will bo closed
next Saturday, Feb. 22, for tho pur-:nual
poso of observing the birthday of our
Great George Washington.
Bartlctt Stnto Bank,
First National Bank,
Bnrtlett National Bank.
HEAT PRICES SOARING
HIGHER THAN EVER NOW.
' Ft. Worth, Tex., Feb. JSc-Mcnt
prices here todnjr wero tho highest
tver known, retailers say. They an-
Mounted that tho price to them was
increased yesterday, also Saturday
The (dvancc, according to n rcprcsgn-
Utive of the packers, was nob duo to
yesterday's Increase In wages to em-
ployee by the federal award but to the
scarcity of cattlo and hogs. I
In a week, beef had advanced 'six
cents por pound, pork four cents, and
iamb two cents on tho wholcsalo
Prices today aro: Beef 20 to 29
,cen,ts per pound, according to tho cut,
ork loins 28 cents, fresh pork hams
SS cents. .
WILL OPEN DENTAL PARLORS.
Dr. O. J. Kocpko has rented rooms
orer tho Flrst.Notional Bank and hav-
ing them renovated and Improved
preparatory to opening dental par-
lors In tho near future. Oscar, as he
is fnmaliarly known, is a Bartlott pro-
duct, and one of our splendid young
men, who has prepared himself in the
ttental profession, and wo bespeak for
,him success In his chosen work.
WEDDING AT BELTON.
Belton, Tex!? Feb. 17. Wednesday
t the home of the brido's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. V. NIgro, Sorgt. Marion
Warren and Miss Lorena Nisro were
tquletly1 married, Rev. E. G. Town-
qnfty officiating. Shortly after tho
cremony tho young couple left for
Ft. Worth for a short honeymoon.
LAWRENCE BROS. SELL
'v " FLORENCE BUSINESS
hiring tho past week . Lawrence
Bra., disposed, of their merchandise
tttik and business property in Flor-
ence' to the Florence Milling Co,, who
will qontinua tho business. During
ie past two years, notwithstanding
ttte drouth and other ndvsrse condi
tions, the firm built up a splendid
trade In that- section,
TWO NEW OIL COM-
Within a short tlmo It Is expected
that every acre of land In Boll county
will bo under lease by oil companies
Of hABjpfc organization. Two compan-
i1kgm been organized to develop
&f ".fpfi cld, one the Tembell .Com-
,,tWjfLiTcmplo and the other tho
'JlmSJa&my Oil Company of Belton,
Thsliflianied has a capitalization
of mOKK) and tho la-ttor $100,000.
leading and ., -substantial jcltlsens are
Temple, Tex., Feb. 19. Tho Bc'il
County Fair Association held its nn-
clcction of officers Monday with
LECTURE HERE FEB.
.lodged In tho muscles of his shoulder,
pcnetrntlng'dceply, but,so far as is tf
present known, not Injuring tho spine
wtLht delicto to meet In' the' Couni hn'"5 tho buyftB of Pure brcd Paltry, the hour, after which the following tcty Mr. Greenwood, is an oxper- MEMPHIS WILL .NOT
ty Court room In Georgetown on Man- c nd the County: Agent's offleo district ofllcers Were elected: W. H. ena druggist and at one time was ENTERTAIN VETERANS, or penetrating tho lungs.
uv w.r0 17 ,,,f n rfn.tnf nf ,c" I'"' yuu ' UK" """ "lo U-B' Kwcrs, ,igin, vice prcsiucnt jonn iv,'" v,,u '"y Ui " "v ',
iheheavjr rains, and tho condition of brccdcra in tho Statc-. j Griffith, Taylor, chairman; E.'li.
the rpads that tnccting had to be' At tho meeting wo will organize n Womack, Taylor, secretary. At noor
WndnnwI. t" ' iBnrtlott Poultry association. Mem-: a lunchon was served nt,n local hotel
t am now addressing this letter to ber8 " 0 on. S0",nB of and this afternoon tho visitors wero
icnucrea an nuto nue over inyiora
thirty-miles of paved streets. Tho
flying squadron will leave tomorrow
for San Antonio.
bruised tho richt nrm and hand. wlitU
Savarinnh, Ga;, Feb. 18r-Oplclnltwo othor bullets are roported to have
Information has been rccblvod In nrnmnrl Himntrti iin Pmminr'.ViA!,!.
28.Savnnnah hnt Memphis has with- ai.i t. n . i
Li -i. i...i... i. lu- ..J. l At tb "mo of tho attempted, asses.-
The third, number In the fcpworth'ate veterans ttf hold their 1010 re S",
'League Lecture Courso ' comes next union there. Savatrhah, In all prob- "" " '"?,? pin v Z 7 WJ
Kht., .-t.. w.i. no t.'r. t n -Mil. mi ...j .L- .... . ..'conference with Col. E. M. House nd
A-.iuujr iiiiib, fvu.. o, wuun Af. u. j uuiiii, win uavciiu uiu vutuiuius uii
Hardy, president , of Baylor ' Collcgo, invitation to meet hero.
delivers ma great lecture, "Answer-
Ing the Call."
The High School chorus will sing an
the following -csulU: L. S. William
son, president; B. B. Simmonds, "vicn
president; G. P. Hunton, Secretary. Star cotton seed, $2.00 per bushel for Mrs
Mr. Milton West and Miss Clrifra
Pace, both of Boll county, wero quiet-
ly married Sunday afternoon nt tho
Central Christian Church, Rev. Horn-
Pure Mebane and Government Lone cr A. McCarty officiating. Mr. nnd
West will bo at homo to their
Preliminary plans for tho annual falrjl to 10 bushels.. 10 bushels or over friends near Houston. Wc wish tho
.to be hpld in October wcro considered. $1.75 per bushel.. L. W Robinson., 4p. very best for them' x
Make Us An Early Visit
This store is blooming with New Spring Merchandise. The collections is so
strickingly attractive that we can justly say that it is the best we've ever
shown so early in the year. We invite you to come and see our showing.
The ladies will be especially interested in the new creations to be found in
our ready-to-wear department. -, . -"
Ladies' Suits priced at $60, $50, $40, $35 and v $25.00
Ladies' Dresses priced at $45, $39 and.. . .1 r. ....,. . .$25.00
Ladies' Coats and Capes pricee at $35, $25, $20 and $1 5.00
Ladies' Waists priced at $10, $7.50, $6.50 and $5.00
Bleached Domestic, 36 inches, best heavy grade worth 30c at 20c.
Best Bleached Cambric Finish Domestic, worth 30c at 20c.
Best Percale, 36 inches wide, light or dark colors 25c.
' ' Best Outing, light or dark colors 20c.
10-4 Bleached or Unbleached Pepperel Sheeting 65c.
94 Bleached or Unbleached Pepperel Sheeting 60c.
27 inch Percale, Light or Dark Colors 12J4q. .
Toil de Nord Gingham, one of the best brands, new patterns, worth 40c at 35c.
We are in a position' to make prices in our Grocery Department that will
save you money. Our stocks are fresh and clean and the quality is of the
very best. . . - - , "
"Wichita's Best" flour, 48 poundTsack. .-. i , $3.1 Q
"White Swan" flour, 48 pound sack i. . . . , .$3.00
Cream Meal, 25 pound sack. . . ,k ;T J . , . .... .$1.25
Clean Easy Soap, per bar -.....'. . .'.' ,5c
Pink Salmon, per can . ;..:.! 20c
Borax Washing Powders. . ."..;....'....'. ....' .... : .5c
Best Kraut .' :7. ......;.. .. i . 2. . . 10c and 20c
Best Tomatoes .'. ..... . .v. ....'.,.... ,10c and 15c
Bran per 100 pound sacjc I. ... wv .$2.50
Have car of Block Salt to arrive, plain of sulpherized, on which we can
save you some money. See us before you buy.
WE BUY YOUR COTTON LARD, EGGS AND COUNTRY PRODUCE OF ALL KINDS
A." J. Rnlfour, British Foreign Secre-
tory. Though bleeding profusely, M
Clcmcnccnu was ablo to return U his
homo, whoro ho reassured thom em-
bers of his household and waved W
anxious inquirers with "It Is nothing,"
Latest reports from his attendants
wcro that his condition was satisfac-
tory and that ho was cheerful through
out tho day despite occasional fits of
J. T. nnd J. H. Stewart Purchs Ftr4
State Dantt at South Sa Antoniw.
Rnbt. D. .Barclay and J H, hn'm
have disposed of their controlling 1
torst in the First jjjtato Bank of .South
San Antonio to J. T. Stewart and hl
nephew, J. II. Stewart, tho consider
ation boing in tho neighborhood of
J. T. Stownrt has been cashlor of
the bank for n number of months and
both ho nnd his ncphow have had wide
Mr. Bain has disposed ofhis
est In tho Institution In order"
vote his timo to his bank' Stoc!
and. to look ofter his ranch in Will
County. Ho will continue as dlij
of the bank.
At n director's meeting otHe Flrt
State bank of South San Antonio, h14
ofllcers wero elected for the ensuing ,
year: E. E. Hammond, prwridwt;
C. S, Fowler, vice president; J. T.
Stewart, cashier; E. E. Hammond, ,
F. A. Carlson, C. S. Fowler,"" Goorgo
It. Strumborg, It. D."Bw-c)y and 'J. Jf.
Bnln will compose tho "directors of Um
bonrd, San Afttonio ExpreM.
' BUILDING ACTIVITT.
Roports coming Into tha Chmbr
of Commorco In its building cam-
paign Indicate especial activity 'alon
this line near Holland. Otto ck-
crman is building a hous.o two and.
one-half mllo northwest of Holland
Jl S. Grecson, is building a emull
homo sovim miles nothenst of Jfol-
land, near Sparks; and M. K, Thomaa
Is remodeling his ,homo on tho B41-
ton nnd Holland road, about tKree
miles north of Holland, Thexlumbr
yards of "tho county, which aro f -hlshing
the data to the Chamber of
Commerce, aro still sending in Nttr
expressing thofr approval of the pkn
and desire to co-operate in every wy.
MENAWD COUNTY GOES DRT.
Snn Angelo, Tex., Feb. 18. -Jjr h
vote of almost two to one, Mnpl'
county wont dry Saturday. Sentlmoat
favoring the holding of sin iUe&am
had been growing there since oarir
last fallbut only in January wm lb
required number of signers to th
petltlbn obtained. Tho town of Me-
nard voted dry by a majority of '8tf
to 4G. Hoxt gave the pros 18 and the
antls 6. Callan and Fort Malavtt'
wero the only wct precincts. At Cl-
Ian it was unanimous but only tree
votes wcro cast Complolo return
from all six boxes can not change re-
sult. Tho local option was the first
'Menard county over held.
ORANGE SHIP YARD CLOSES
DOYN FOLLOWING WALKOUT.
Orange, Tex., 'Feb. 18. -Tho Inter-
national Ship "idrd. was. closed down
Saturday, following n walkout of
largo riumbor of the employes, Includ-
ing electricians, the pipefitters nd
yawl boatmen. Tho' management h
announced that tho plant, which etn-
ployjj from pQOto 1,000 n,ien:vil lie.
closed until there is hioro. spttfed Wn-"
dltlon provnlcnt In tabor circle. ,
Wo" Will have ft sltlpmttt of . thtt
TennpsseeMllleb-seed fj'a'-fw hy.
, at t) hf of ooth companies
uiwrcnce aros. n
ft o n
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Cates, R. F. The Bartlett Tribune and News (Bartlett, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 36, Ed. 1, Friday, February 21, 1919, newspaper, February 21, 1919; Bartlett, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth49116/m1/1/: accessed July 18, 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.