The Bartlett Tribune (Bartlett, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 42, Ed. 1, Friday, January 31, 1902 Page: 1 of 8
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BARTLETT, TEXAS, JAN. 31, 1902.
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tice to the Public.
avefthis, day sold pay
stock, of drugs, in-
ig witlvrny'gdod. w,ill
jest'wishesto Dr, W.
prgU8onMwho will con-
theiibusmoes. 1 feel
jin sayjrig thM under Dr.
is antta customers, and
ublip,generally? will in
t receive the
hat I have -at-
"-$6" render' them,
? n jVt.pjt H". Rmtttt
J it i t
reference to the above
ire 'to say that I shall
inue the -business at the
estand; that I will en-
or to sorVe the public
hfully and efficiently;
t I propose ty sell drugs
eap'as tjhey can be sold
atent'hvith purity of
KlityMand-the most careful
Indling.; . Tours' truly,
, Mf&' Ferguson.
rs. Hutchehs. wife of Mr. E.
EJ8litcnehs, who 'lives near Prai-
cii, iKus, ueen in a aistressiui
tiUdn;(for, several days past,
,mind being ..temporarily de-
M '"J- a .
nea. ane ijDest information
unable isTflft on last Thurs-
Ppfiightl a coaple of drunken
tnecrto lorce an entrance m-
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v.I MtW WMOW V A.AUkWilV.il3
fetich 5 boisterous and threaten-
ma'iiner that. Mrs. Hutchens
jiririgliitened out of. her senses.
He Tnbune js informed that
ssrs: Will Ming and Ed Pace
'c been arrested, ch.1rged with
'v -iEpr Sheriff. -
if, 'J. w; Roper was in 'town
ireekand placedhis announce-
Lirfjthe Tribune as a candi-
for. sheriff of Bell county,
:t.td the, .action, of the dem-
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pnmaaes. nis piatiorm is
ci; ciworcemenct oi tne laws,
ludine Sunday cloShfc of sa-
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and tKc 4. permanent closing
Ambling houses." Mr. Roper
irellquaiified for the office he
ca a,nd will1 make' a good officer.
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)eth; of An Aged Citizen.
'Pnlastr, Monday night at his
Georgetown, Mr. Robt.
: srv perhaps the oldest citi-
Williamson county, passed
"For several months he
ben in fepble health. H5is
ler of the late edCounty
Vyeyor Hanna. His aged wife
laalirer Williamson Oo.
IS"' issue of The Tribune
sund the announcement
'-'J JfJanagan, of George-
14l1. ft5 r.
,jhji; iiictuiuce oi treasurer ot
lUiamsoncQunty, subject to the
ion of the democratic prima-
forthevbenefit of those
lo have no personal acquaint-
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p? ,wmi ivir;,iianagan,' the Trib-
I will sfate that no better qual-
man could offer for an office.
i splendid b'tness nan: is
'forward honest tind p6n-
s., all of which jjTi required
Lio ! craici.il, 'Hs rti?orats
r inspectioir ,
Cattle Train Wreoked.
A communication was received
here this week from Mr. M. Pace,
who left here last Saturday for
Kansas City with two cars of cat-
tle, stating that a wreck of his
train decurred near Fort Worth
in which two cars were ditched,
several head of cattle and one
man killed and another man "seri-
ously hurt. 1' ortunately, Mr. Pace
and his cattle escaped, save a good
shaking-up and soe bruises. 7
Mr. N. B. Vernon, of Holland,
announces as a candidate for the
offioo of treasurer of Coll county
subjeofc to the action of the dem
ocratic party. Mr. Verrfon is at
present commissioner of Beat No.
2, having boon elected to that of-
fice three conseoutive terms, and
ho has made a good official. Ho
would make a gogtl treasurer; he
ia wnll nnnKfiorl f .
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Late last TlFiafternoon
the residence iPImK 'Henry
Moore came near being destroyed
by fire, but the promptness of
the fire boys prevented any great
damage. The fire originated in
a closet of the dwelling, and a
lot of clothing was burned; be-
sides some damage being done to
thejmtqrior of the house. The
damagfe was about S150, covered
by insurance in the Continental.
Important Case Continued.
Quite a number of Bartlett's
population loft for Georgetown
where the majority of them had
been summoned on the special
venire in the case of the State vs
G. S Hamby for the murder of
Ben Raulins at Austin several
months ago. The caso was trans
ferred to Georgetown on a change
of venue and set for last Mon-
day. When called the state an-
nounceready for trial, but three
of the most important witnesses
for the defense were absent, and
on motion of the defendant the
case was continued until July 21,
1902. There were over 200 wit-
nesses present from Austin, and
the case promised to be quite an
Citizens Bank of Belton.
A complete and fujl statement
of. the Citizens Bank at Belton
has not yet been made, but it is
estimated, however, that the lia
bilities will aggregate 850,000
and the assets SSCOOO1. The de
positors will receive a first pay-
ment of 50 cents on the dollar,
the 'remainder depending upon a
realization on assets not at pres-
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I Wants Your Produce.
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Red Men Ccleb'ratlon at Laredo.
According to time honored cus-
)m, the Imorovcd Order of Red
Men will have, their annual cele-
bration at Laredo on February 22.
It was decided at one time not to
have 1 he celebration on the above
date, but through the solicitatsdu-
of the business men and citizens
of Laredo the order will meet in
that city, and a royal time is an-
ticipated. Arrangements are be-
ing made for a special car from
Bartlett and all members of the
order at Bartlett and, adjoining
towns who expect to attend, are
s ed to notify' Mr. J. D.
on, of this city,
jvicrj. i;uYier, and ttie- bri
kajAestiaiiole young lady of
ijldf TheysfilWmake tneir
At His New Hoqse.
BOOD Goods LOW Pri
We want your trade.
W. P.. HOLLAND..
In Serious -Trouble.
Umg& States Marshal Ander-
k as prison-
arrested is about as follows : Last
Saturday Marshall, who is a gen-
eral all round tcvgh''cjEaroMr.
went to the postoffice aH called
for mail for B. B. MaflRll. He
was asked if he knew S. l. Mar-
shall. Ho. replied that he. did,
and thatS. B. Marshall was his
father. He was given a letter to
that address, and opening it he
found a postoffice order for S25.
He then got Ed. Gibson to play
the part of S. B. Marjall, and
Will Bridgers toudeSHIbson
as same. -, imt
The order w,as cashed the trio
adjourned to a saloon to divide
the spoilB. There was where
there undoincr commenced, for
they trot into a squabble. Marsh
-Williamson County Primary.
The democratic executive com-
mittee of .Williamson county met
in Georgetown last Friday.
County Judge Charles A. Wilcox,
chairman of the committee, ten-
dered his resignation, which the
committee unanimously refused
to accept, and he was continued
in office. The date for holding
the primaries, was sot for Satur-
day, May 10, and the .date for
holding the convention May 15.
The following liboral test was
earnestly recommended to the
different prooinot chairmen: "I
am a democrat and promise on
my honor not to vote or use my
influence against any nominee of
the democratic party at the dn
Buing general election,"
Mr. p, H, Laurie, a prosper-
ous business man. of Temple, died
at his home in that city last
Tuesday. n ,
nSee'rtiU'er8 bargain counter, J
Protecting 'Cabbage by Gas.
Houston Tex. Jan. 27. By
sinking pipes in the ground to a
depth of from eight to ten feet
the farmers about Humble lutvAJ
succeeded in striking gas
utilizing the heat generally in
saving their cabbage crop from
destruction by frost. Assistant
Passenger Agent Doherty, of the
Houston East and West Texas
Railway, is authority for the
statements By accident, while
erecting an improvised fence the
fact was discovered. A hollow
post wasdriveh into the earth a
few feet. Something whizzed at
the top, A match settled the
question. Natural gas was
pouring out in a continuous,
The idea of thus protecting the
oabbage, by utlizin'g this pro -duct'was
now all 'through the cab-
bag fields in this section of the
country hundreds of pipes have
Married at, Temple.
iAtthe Methodist church
Tomple'last 'Tuesday Mr. Julius
Rujr'. and .'Miss Eva Strickiand
wetirafi marriage. The
grcHiirspfr of our townsman,
jvirrj. Ki'iwner, and tne- bride is
Cutting Up A Big RaiUh.
Channing Tex. Jan. 25. The
X. I. T. ranch has lose its distinct
ion of being the largest in the
world. Within the last, year 1,
000,000 acres have been sold in
tra.ots of varying size. Two of
the largest were cut out and sold
recently. Onp purcasher was
W. J. Todd of Maple Hill, Kan.
who tqpk '53,000 acres, and the
oth-ftrtoaa'.R.D. Wifrhtof Denver.
hfc-jifcfgh73,000 aores. The
price nvbothynstances was $2 an
-i' t v
Lsacre cash.' Both these tracts are
in Dallam county, in the north-
west corner of the ranch.
Tho Progress iritf
lonal - bank for nliotll
next enterprise v"
Tjhe charter of tUi
ware Conipany. of I
iamson County, hfta
with the Secretary 0$
cornorators: J., Bum
H. Barringfon jtad 4$
i v,-r ..L.'.n
kocic Wednesday nignYAl
Died in Granger, Tefr.ji
luua, Mrs.w. i!i.- um
remains was brought'
Granger on ThurBdajr
train and from here to-
cemotery where they
rest last Thursday.
is a cousin of At
A little child Vtm,,
Unas. Yancy, prv-J
'recently. H ,
. Several yiov ,huildin'J
eoursQ of coristriic'tlon.-AkM
and, says theProgrewfcrt
The country papers, so far as
the Tribune has learned, are
unanimous in condemning tK"e
aneff early primaries, and the Tribune
is of like opinion. There would
perhapsbo, no Bpecial objection
tofbttrT Mate, altho no good
reason fpi it, as regards county
and precinct officers.lbutf-ijis en-
0rely vrong to precipitate tha
state election. We do not know,
who will be the candidates for
state offices mor their platfoms,
and in, the brief time allowed,
there will-be but little opportun-
ity for the voters to aot intelli-
gently. Independent candidates
for looal offiices may be expect
ed as a result of thei over-aoinjti
of Democracy1. Temple TribunflB
Florence still want ft "f
. ft . 1 ..'i-2u;
secure one $ A bru
some point on the A.''
this place woufl-4
Florence Jwill ibjKc
this is on a direct. J
and the, eastfind
through as fineooant
fouhd -in, the'-'; stt
neon what we never
in Round Rook camel
they Were filling, up'ftw- i
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Mm. Lovinc thev drove m
the corpse of krr,Gagefortiij
ft mm mnnLalitnr. wa hVO "t
upon line.'-Round Rook hi
The cry stilUgoetf up'
put the country ifor a ra
AX, tnenome oj
Oliver rand Mr. J.'
all paid Gibson $5 and Bridgersibeen sunk into the earth, valves
$1, keepinu S19 for his part. A
man overheard the squabble and
informed Marshal Williams. The
entire polioe force were put on
the watch and found Marshall
Sunday night. Bridgers was
arrested Monday. Gibson has
not yet been oprehended,
Tho offense is,Wrious, when in
tho court that has it, and the
foolish parties to it are in deep
Marshall does not belong hero,
but he is well known, especially
to the polioe. Bridgers and Gib-
son have neverlbeon into trouble
before, and that they consented
to bo dupes for tho old offender,
is strange. It is-said that Bridg-
ers has made a clear breast of
the whole affair. Tribune.
Corn was selling from the wag-
ons yesterday at 00, cents por
bushel. It will go to a dollaV, a
price not before knowiwn, Bpll
doUntyrj3ipco Pomplp got On tho
map. Temple Tribune. jr
fitted to them and the approach
of a norther hailed by counter-
acting fires. This method of
fighting frost has passed the ex-
perimental stage and the entire
country is alight during , cold
It was only this year that S. H.
Dixon, chief of tho imigrauon
department of the Houston East
and West Texas Railroad, suc-
ceeded in introducing cabbage
oulture ajong that line of road.
Frost is the greatest fo to this
produot, but "now a method of
successfully combatting the cold
weather has been discovered. v
Thd phenomena seems almost
incredible, but tho best of au
thority for the statement is
given, one of the highest offii-
oials of the Houston East and
West Texas Railway, who return-
ed from a trip over ttfo road.
,"A,nd I can tako you to plenty
of places,', emphatically stated
Mr. Dohcrtv thief afternoon,
'Mvheto you can stick a pipe into
tn 0 ground eignt topt ai
a!ihi rirnaaiiPn nf Ana ",
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For District Clerk, v "
Mr. I. N. Keller; of Georgetown,,
announces this week as aoandi-
date for clerk of the district court
of Williamson county, subject to
tho action of the democratic
primaries. Ihere is no need of
telling the voters of this end,(of
the county as to Mr. Keller's
qualificAtions, for they jvll' know
him not only to be a first claBa
gentleman in every respect, but a
sober, steady and energetio man,
always at his post of duty. At
present he is busy as deputy in
tax collector's office, but in due
time "will see the people of the
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r.vkkn and little- Seth' Lane1.
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and not' expected to Uve,'
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Cates & Sharpe. The Bartlett Tribune (Bartlett, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 42, Ed. 1, Friday, January 31, 1902, newspaper, January 31, 1902; Bartlett, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth49206/m1/1/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bartlett Activities Center and the Historical Society of Bartlett.