The Bartlett Tribune (Bartlett, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 50, Ed. 1, Friday, March 28, 1902 Page: 4 of 8
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OUR SPRING STOCK
Don't Fail to See Our Line.
Boys, Youths Men
Our spring suits in coat and
are swell, a beauty for
Worsteds and Flannels, $7.50. A
very bright fancy coat and pants,
$8.50 to $10.00. Very fine wors-
ted suits, $10 to $15.
Extra pants in all sizes to suit you.
See our stock.
Hats For Children I
Panama shape, $1.50, $2, $2.25 and
$3.x Boys straw hats in nice
grade, 60c to $65.
Low cuts for men. Enamel calf, $3.50
Patented Cordivan Colt, $3.50.' Vici
and box calf in .all shapes, 2.60 to $4.
See our Ladies Slippers
fore you buy.
Our fancy negligee, with
without collar, can't be
matched at 50c.
$1.00 buys the best shirt shown in
this country for the same money.,
Cuffs attached or seporato. $1.60
gets a beauty, all full cut sizes. $2.00
will buy the finest thing shown inl
! Belts for Men. If
Wo are showing all the novelties in
Waist goods, dress goods and all Avash
fabrics, conceded to bo the prettiest ov-
Ol OlllMYU. Ill JJUlllUtt
Subscribo for The Designer. Special
price noxt month 75c a year.
Belts for Ladies.
All the new fads, pricesJgSc to $1.00. 1 ' All the new fads, 25c to $2.50.
Don't Forget Our Premium Offer on May ist.
LESIJE & LINDSEY,
The (friginators of Low Prices.
, s . sartlet, Texas.
'Jt. . Gates $ J. Q. Sharpe,
. Manors and, Prov'rs.
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Entered' as second class mail matter at tho
1 ' Bartlett postoffice,
iSwatWon. jMI advertisements continued un-
g 'ordered out unless otberwiso specified.
a Terms One Dollar a Year.
For State Senator 20th District
tfON. LEE J. KOUNTREE.
be the independent
senator from the
20th district? It will not be the
Hon. Lee J. Rountree, should he
be defeatectin the primaries.
THBSatado 'Champion says:
inslnessis still flush on a pat
and, but we pass on the present
deal.".' r The. Tribune is ever
pleased.' to ,know the business
CQHilitions' of. its neighbors, but
oils is;language that even an old
mertpiayer cannot interpret.
Hon. J. F. Taulbee, of George-
town, has announced as a candi-
date for floater from the counties
of Williamson and Burnet. This
action of Mr. Taulbee is to be
regretted. There was a general
understanding that Burnet coun-
ty was to name the floater, and
any violation thereof by William-
son county would almost inevit-
ably result in the permanent
alienation of Burnet county.
Hence, it is not likely that Mr.-
Taulbee will receive any large
vote in Williamson, his home
county. He should reconsider
hiH action and withdraw from the
race. Jae cannot possibly re-
ceive the nomination. He can
only jeopardize a chance for fut-
ure preferment by his own ped
pie and probably alienate to Bome
extent the good will of Burnet
county people. The Tribune
would not willingly endeavor to
place any obstruction in tho way
of any proper or prudent aspira
tions or Mr. Taulbee, but m -this
instance it is fully persuaded that
he has made a mistake, and a
sad mistake, for ho cannot carry
Williamson county in the prima-
ries on May 10.
EprroR)M&Annaly, of the Cam-
eron HeraM,' seems disposed to
lamWMfcsfljff&ra that opposed his
nomUftiK'eThe thing, and the
l&thafc defeated him was
fion with the so-called
BjBill." If he still thinks
. kfs action in that matter was
g,-nt and merritorious, he should
rap the mantle of an approving
conspienco about mm and, in the
language of the immortal Clay,
say: "I would rather be right
There is a good deal of talk
about candidates before the pri-
u mariea running as independents
in the event that they should not
"get tho nomination. To put a
quietus on this scheme every
candidate should obligate him-
selFto abide by the decision of
thev primaries before they are
held, and in case he will not so
obligate? himself , his name should
not be placed on tho ticket.
v Let ''tricksters and double-dealers
be marked before hand.
If a a confederate record is to
be aiar to a man's holding of-
fice from now on, why not make
a confederate record a bar to
voting? Bell County Democrat.
The Demoorat is not consistent
in its views on the above. The
Tribune does not think a con-
federate record should bar a man
from holding office, but it does
think a man seeking office should
have other qualifications than a
confederate record. The time
has come when men must have
all the qualifications necessary
for holding an office of trust, and
if he happens tobe a confederate
veteran, all gooa enough. An
honored Uonteaerate record is a
beautiful crown on competency,
but it can not substitute that
O, Consistency Thou Art a Jewel
Mr. Thomas' supporters started
out in the present contest for the
nomination to Congress, contend-
ing Jhat the Waters-Pierce Oil
case was the principal, if not the
sole issue. Let's consider their
candidates' actions in this matter
and see where they stand.
Two years ago Mr. Henry was
a candidate for the Democratic
nomination for Congress with
Tom Henderson from Milam
county as his opponent. On the
day of the primaries in McLennan
county, Mr. Thomas knew what
he afterwards told and is telling
now concerning Mr. Henry's con-
nection with the aforesaid oil case.
He was then a voter. Toda'
he is a partisan' in his own behal:
With full knowledge of Mr.
Henry's actions and proposals in
that case, he enters the Democra-
tic primaries and votes for Mr.
Henry, thereby assisting the
Democrats of the district in nam-
ing him as our standard bearer.
He now comes into our county, a
partisan in his own behalf and oc-
cupies about an hour of his time
urging the voters of Bell county
to condemn Mr. Henry for some-
thing that he knew, and by his
The "main" issue was presented
to Mr. Thomas and he met it by
voting for Henry at the primary.
How will you meet it?
The Salado Champion, Loe
Mason editor, is on our exchange
table. It is a neat publication
and would be a credit to a much
larger town than Salado. The
Tribune wishes tho Champion and
its brilliant young editor the suc-
cess they so richly deserve.
And the Williamson Count
Sun supports Mr. Taulbee
floater because Mr. Pearson, of
Burnet', has not placed his an-
that's all right.' -Tho Sun'cannot much Phased with what he
win on such principles.
Supt. D. L. Hamilton, of the
Georgetown Public schools, was
here last Saturday looking after
his chances for County School
Superintendent. It was his first
visit to Bartlett and ho was very
of the town.
NOTICE OF ELECTION.
State of Texas.
Counties of Bell and Williamson.
City of Bartlett.
Whereas the City Council of
the City of Bartlett has heretofore
ordered an election to bo heldun
the City of Bartlett on the first
Tuesday in April, tho 1st day of
April, A. D. 1002, at which elec-
tion it was ordered that there
should be elected a Mayor and
Five Aldermen ; and
Whereas, said City- Council
failed to order that there should
be elected at quid election a City
Marshal, City mtprney, a Tfcas-
urer, and a Seary,- who shall
also be Assesswand Collector:
Nluv, therefore, I, E. F. Kolley,
May of the City of Bartlett,
TexMby virtue of the authority
vestecHn me by law, do hereby
direot and orfier that at the elec-
tion which shall be held as here-
tofore directed by said City
Council thero shall bo elected by
qualified voters, in addition to
the officers which wore ordered
to bo elected by said Council, a
City Marshal, a City Attorney, a
Treasurer, a Secretary, who shall
also be Assessor and Collector of
taxes, all of said officers to bo
elected for a term of two years.
And I furthef order that this
notice of eleotion shall be pub-
lished immediately in some news-
paper or "newspapers in the City
Witness my hand this 10th day
of March, A. D. 1002.
E. F. Kolley,
Mayor of the City of Bartlett.
G. A. Lindemann,
Secretary of City of Bartlett.
That the hit dog howls was re-
cently demonstrated by some of
our exchanges, in articles glow-
ing and melodramatic, over the
supposed decision of the third
assistant postmaster general.
This old thing of constantly
mailing out papers to people
whothor they want them or not
is growing monotonous, and no
small degreo of kicking is being
registered against it. Salado
Prof. R. II. Long, principal of
tho Granger Public school,-- was
hero last Friday night and wit-
nessed tho spelling mntoh.
I You are Cordially Invited!
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CCome, See and Hear tho renowned Hamilton Pi-!'
jmos played by the Apollo player the most t" Ji.i.
wuuuunui invention oi tne age. uur
Mens Furnishing Goods jj
.aromow ana carelully selected. Best line of Shirts-
ana i ies ever shown in Bartlett.
Usnoes lor men, women and children. Hats, Under-:
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Inspect these Goods Carefiri...
We want to make it to your interest to
. come to our store.
Wo never acknowlbdgo that we sell you too high
By offering you premiums to como hero to buy.
Wo sell you as cheap as good goods can be sold; '
Everything we sell you as good as old gold. .
Wo have shoes for tho rich and shoes for the poor;
Patterns in shirts you have never seen before;
Hosiery and ties that are right up to date;
- A full lino of hats of the very latest shape.
Come to see us,
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Cates & Sharpe. The Bartlett Tribune (Bartlett, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 50, Ed. 1, Friday, March 28, 1902, newspaper, March 28, 1902; Bartlett, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth49211/m1/4/: accessed April 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bartlett Activities Center and the Historical Society of Bartlett.