The Bartlett Tribune (Bartlett, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 52, Ed. 1, Friday, April 17, 1903 Page: 1 of 8
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' Culted From Our Exchanges.
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,GL. Kennedy1- and family, of
.. Sparta, have mpved to Oklahoma.
. :TJie; Hollingsworih hardware
" bHisiness Tit Temple has rebpen-
: eels- . N
rcase of small pox of mild
' form haj been reported to be at
t -The 9-year-old son of Mr. John
!Keei on tlie Easley ranch, near
, Clr'clvill, died a few days ago.
.ilh'the election at Holland for
'pity offices, there was a tie vote
fin "the race for mayor.
The, Temple Tribune states
I ttial:Marshal; Williams, of tHa(
owy, as 'moved to Little Rock,
wUh'&is.'family to. reside.
TKe,'fpdd Fellows in. Williamson
jcouniy. are preparing to celebrate
tberanhiversary of the order by a
bfteketpibnic at Jonah, on the
Sn Gabriel river, luesday, April
5THe V?H. M. 8ooiety of tho
1 Georgetown, district met with the
Holland society of the Methodist
church-.April 7th. A splendid
program, was renaerea. .prog
jHuttOj; Texap,. April 12. Mr.
R.. 1, anaers, nn old and highly
res'octeU citizen, who was born
in? Wis neiKhborhobd in 1837.
lied yesterday at MathiB of heart
faUur,a,.,His remains were brought
lerej ujia xunorai services neia
t'tne CUmberlapd Presbyterian
Ihilivh, conducted by Rev, I. S.
)avnport, The remains were
lien taken to Taylor and interred
by thqse'of hjs firs wife.
Nearly a week ago Mr. J. S.
'tefley reported a good stand of
'itton up on 110 acres of- Elm
c'oek land. He has 75 acres of
I c rn planted on the hill, apd was
pi inung corn in tne Dotcom tins
w.ek. Cameron Herald.
Tarties were in Burnet last
week from Jonah, Williamson
county, locking for good work
animals, which are reported very
scarce in that section, farmers
having disposed of them to the
minimum limit in order to cut
down , expenses during the two
hard years justpast. Bulletin.
At the assembly of tho Pres
bytery of Central Texas in Tem-
ple recently the following were
elected delegates to tho general
assembly of the Southern Pres-
byterian churoh, which meets in
Lexington Va., May 21 : Revs.
H. B. Ross, of Austin; VT V.
Friarspn, of Mayfield; Elders
Belton, T.ex., April 14. The
commissioners' court met in spe-
cial session, yesterday. The most
of the day was spent in canvas-
sing the returns of the election
for school trustees held a short
time ago. The vote was light in
all the school districts and there
were no contests. Of the 1-14
school districts in the county some
35 failed to hold any election..
W. O. Gann, of Coleman City,
has filed suit in the district court
against the Missouri, Kansas and
Texas railway company of Texas
for $60,000 damages, resulting
from personal injuries received in
a wreck near Denton- some three
or four months ago.
Penitentiary Contractor John
T. Luther was heie yesterday and
took the following parties to the
penitentiary, all of whom were
convicted at last term of the dis
trict couxt : Tom Page, horse
theft, two years'; C, J. Davis, bur
glary, two years ; Charles Pierce,
forgery, three years; Charles
Pierce, disposing of mortgaged
W. D. Paden, of Cameron, and property, two years ; Hugh Col-
Liberty Hill, Texas, April 13.
Mr. Robert Simmons, while
digging a well on his father's
farm, six miles north of Liberty
Hill, on Bear creek, at a depth
of 300 feet, struck asphalt. Mr.
Simmons brought a specimen of
it to. town. He says all indica-
tions, were good for it to be in
paying quantities. Your corre-
spondent is well acquainted with
Mr Simmons and Knows him to
Appointed Jury of View.
The commissioners court of
Williamson county, at its recent
session appointed v V. P. Powell,
vBpeoial to the Dallas News- Jl. S. Decker, G. A. Lihdemann.
nf Belton savs Gus "Evans" Tohn T. -Bartlett Jr. nnH T n'ci
So' lives about a mile north of son. of Bartlett. .1 in !,
n,creporJs quite a lusus nat- widening the Bartlett and Gran-
a. .xiiH.cownaaacair a. ouc ger road as petitioned for by E
eekagp, which he had taken L White affd oHlprQ u
,y irom ner witn. a view 01
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uing'.w-, lUAtoruay morning unas. liolzgraf is havinc the
n-ne wen. 19 mo o. to reeu 8000hd story of the oldBuckhorn
'cow', he was astonished to -,- .. J , ..,
that she had another calf, as " ""' """i U1 win upe
wo ,iu(u.nai in constructing a
couple of rent houses near tho
south cotton yard.
imp:,' healthy, and fully devel
hd as the firt one. Bolh cal
seem to. bo doing well,
ton, foigery, two years ; 'Ed Cha-
ney, murder, five years. The last
two are negroes, the others white
On last Monday night, some
one entered the smoke house of
C. Lindemann, Jr., near town and
stole two sides of bacon, besides
some smaller pieces. The Tri-
bune is informed that petty steal-
ing is going on in that neighbor-
hood. Somebody is going to get
caught, and it will be costly bacon.
Sues for Insurance
Georgetown, Tex., April 14.
The Jonah Hardware Company
filed suit against the Hartford
Fire Insurance Company for $1,
500 insurance which the corii-
pany had ,on their stock, of hard
ware, which was burned about
Jan. 15. The hardware company
also had insurance in other com
panies, in all amounting to 5,250
To" Wacq, account dedication
.New Baylor buildlug round trip,
$2.30. Tickets on sale April 19
and 20, limit to 23rd.
From Com Hill.
To tho Tribune.
Very few of our farmers have
begun planting cotton on account
no rain. ,
Miss Eva Biles left Monday for
Indian Territory to see her sister.
Mrs. Nona Box, who is very low
Mr. Walter Cofield and sister,
Miss Clara, of Ake's School house
visited Bro, Cofield and family at
this place Saturday and Sunday.
Quite a crowd of pur young
people went to hear the Easter
sermon at tne catnouc cnurcn
Sunday, but came back disap-
pointed. Miss Maggie Brown returned
home last week from Jonah, where
she had been teaching school.
Our public school closed Friday
and a private term opened Mon-
day with a lare attendance.
Miss McSwain, one of our teach
eis, returned to lier home in
Miss Addie Belk, of Gravis, is
visiting, her sister, Mrs. W!l Don-
nell, this week. - '
Mrs. Dabbs, of Moffatt. is vis-
iting her sister, Mrs. Joe Robert-
son. Mrs. N, A. Copeland is reported
to be on the sick list.
Several cases of mumps are
raging near town.
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. McDonald
are visiting their daughter, Mrs.
M. P. Hair, in Bartlett.
We are glad to state that Mrs.
Geo. Ponder, who has been very
sick, is much better at this writing.
, Miss Sallie Robertson visited
relatives in Belton Friday a.id Sat-
urday. We learn that Mr. Newt Wha-
lcy has fallen in possession of a
"brand new buggy. Look out, girls;
he s going to say something, and
mean it, too, Polly.
Inspecting Oounty Roads.
The commissioners court 01 Bell
county made a personal inspec-
tion 6f several of the public roads
of the county this week to ascer-
tain what improvements are most
needed. The, people of this sec
tion haven t seen a commissioner!
tin so long, they know not what he
Just Think! A,
vator for $23 di ve
Lone Star Items-' ' , '
To The, Tribune
1 was so busy last week plant-
ing cotton that I couldn't write,
and now have no news of intere.st,
A party was given at Mr. and
Mrs. J, D. Uroy's residence Sat-
urday night and was greatly en-
joyed by all.
Mrs. Marrin, of this neighbor-
hood,, is visiting her daughter at
Mr. M.' M. Webster and family
visited Prairie Dell people on
Mr. Carl Grimstead, of Akes,
isited Lone Star Sunday.
Mr. Harvey Evans is a natural
born fisherman and so is Grady
Webster. , ,
Quite a number of boys from
town were out here Friday night
at the Literary Society, and re
port, a fine time.
Well, as there is nothing more
to write, I will close by saying
that I haven't quit forever, as
Webster Usry quit Corn Hill.
Rushing Katy Extension
Georgetown, Tex., April 14.
Tracklaying on the Katy reached
Berry s Creek, six miles from
Georgetown, last night. Work is
progressing rapidly, and pros
pects are that trams will be run-
ning to this place by May 1, as
planned. Two bridges over Ber-
ry's Creek and the Gabriel river
will have to be constructed, but
as the piers are built and timbers
cut ready for placing, their con-
struction will require a compara-
tive short time.
Several ladies of Holland and
Granger were shopping in Bartlett
Mrs. E. G. Armrtrong visited in
Waco tlits week.
J. V. Morris Esq. vent to Den-
ton this week on business.
Editor Abney of the Granger'
Times visited Bartlett Sunday,
Geo. W:. Easbny.ofSmfthVc'CHKnWpS
who is receiyerf;of.theate?;p4:'CV.
N: Fleager'S: Co,, Xotmefy'aQlta!., $$
Jacksonville-bank, has filed s,UitlttVja'
the district court. here for thVp.difev, gai
i 1 . 1. - 'Vfl "ja
session 01 some .rem. c-uic; m-M
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Geori?etownf the property ,oiiU.v.v -'Si
Fleager. Plaintiff reprehtshkt; M
on Feb. 1 he .was appointed - by --
r, . .r' ,rnf ..,. .-:, $
tne district court omne u, .0, ,wr- -$
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ger K up., ana vjiiso, tccciyc. LM
me lnaivjauaj esiaics- uj .ct 5
the bankrjiptvih' th cOnipasi
Fleaeer; J. E.;lj'leager, i andylj.' J
Fleager: PJaintifflallegeshftllf. : i
,r eD. 1 2 ne, as recejycrvy 1
mforl ,n CZr.nrcrptnujn AAllllfllTlS
county; that defehdantskentf
upon said premises, ana;, ejeco
nlnintifTa f-1ifrpfrnm. hnd in" 1
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hold plaintiff from thC'pcssWNMilwti;
to his damage. 'Ss'ooolJnf .;. Wm,
. The defendants in th& shlltem
C.N. Fleaeer and' wifei; tMt , A. L -ijg
Fleager, Mrs. Bessie-Tilley jp& , ,-. 1
husband, John TMey, andiiyiaryVJ.:
Fleaeer. The. property irivblvicf. k'.1
- - ;"' ";. . -Us. 1 i 1
in the suit embraces, theMQrqier jfH
iima.-a . v;. ... rj-,Br. - , v,
fore his removal to. yacicsonymej:' -v;M
also nihir real e'state'Jin. Gearre- 'Wn
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towp. , . ' i ."
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Literarv OluD UMraniJEftcu : Lv
.On last, Friday ; 'aftern&Qii i "J
number of the ladieotfBartlett
imet and organized, a: Htrry, ,
club. Mrs. Will HigHtower te
president and Mra.JvD; Slawwn-
Secretary. The Tribune; wish9 ,
tho ladjes success in tneir orgftn" ,
iziv,tion. ,j The- qolumn.sof:.tHe'Tri ' ,
bune are always1" opento thdmi.(
I will hold, a compa'UUva ext..
amination 'of iappiian-fl"to th...
Denton Normal at 'the, t8cIib"ol
h.iSMinrv rtri Mav S. 'lOOfil
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Cates, R. F. The Bartlett Tribune (Bartlett, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 52, Ed. 1, Friday, April 17, 1903, newspaper, April 17, 1903; Bartlett, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth49233/m1/1/: accessed May 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.