The Bartlett Tribune (Bartlett, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 17, Ed. 1, Friday, August 14, 1903 Page: 2 of 8
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R. F. Gates Editor $ Piop.
1 socprfd cIms ma'innatfe&r a&iha
i..-UW IiLm fo feu iki
. .lij t j. ribd
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uwcni notices o x-a cts,
nWlino for cftch
nMrtlon. altl Bdvortisomonts continued un-
ordorod out unless othorwiso specified.
Terms One Dollar aYear
Tt waijgjfcgj; , f aUbyanx
moana in-B6llrc6uny 'SKturuay7
oVanted An injunction at
Sanoo. Apply to Bell County An-
tiih-i -.,.! n
(,rA. California company has pur-
chased 3000 acres ojhandJWfcst
,Txas and will colonize 00 Ja"p-
$ftese upon it.
$lany cotton dealers who are in
$3osition to know whereof they
$&6ak, are of the opinion that
tjqtton will not open for loss than
iotWhen you giver alms or do
llomething for the pause of Chris-
sanity and the goodof mahlcind,
please leave off the sounding of
trumpets, and your goOdjTacts
Swill have better effect.
3! !The ladies qf Bfrtlott were act-
voSaturday intheir work for
iproeibition. When a lady makes
A-personal apyeal-to a.manheis
uiuiuau auru iu go xier way, ana
5f course, her way niHal ways for
tiSome people are so good
JU .... .
,ana anecnonate tnat tney are
iUways in sympathy with a fel
ffiw who is in trouble, and if he
Jnas no trouble they are kind
(enough to make some for him
js xne niercnants or jjartiett are
poking forward to the fall ,trade
iWhich they anticipate will be the
limt , . . - ....
largest in theihistory of'thetown.
Pne-rea8on ia that big crops are
aslured, and another reason is
that Bartlett now controls a larger
trade territory than ever before
A projeot is on foot for a cot
ton mill, at Marble Falls and is in
afair way to materialize. The
large building formerly erected
for a woolen mill wiil bo used and
the falls of the river will furnish
the power. The Tribune predict!
go"od times for that section when
afactory is started.
'On certain unpleasant occa-
si6ns in the course of human
evdnts, the' Tribune rejoices in
the truthful old saying that
"There are just as good fish in
the saa as were eyer caught,"
anp just as good hooks to catch
them with, and that "there is no
croSiwithout a crown."
i J ft i SS "
The-testimony from Brettthitt
co,un.ty ip to theioffect that Cap-
tain Ewing npvqr .drinks, never
gambles, pays h,islebts promptlyv
gqes to church, regularly an,d that
his recutatton is eonerallv bad.
Suih doings aro certainly epqugh,
10 cause anypoay to be looked
upon with pugpjeion In Breathitt
county. Houston Post. ,
At "the present fln&bt fee
game in "exas, some folks would
afc'once pron'dtin'ce hirh an anti,"
I nj - '
Tn the election last Saturday at
BoltOn mornbers'of the "fire de-
paftent w'erVnt'allowqp VjOt,
Decaubo irqy .ma not nave poll
taxipeoeipts. The firemen thought
they were exempt and failed' ,lo
that the ordinance exempting
r tl t
them was invalid andwhen thev
prjieeuted themsolve's at 'thy prills
thjy)Were JBld-thtj withbub tpoll
rtaoeipts tljqy coulqlngaj-j
provide themseiVes'witK' poltK
TchelDta. but. It was -.decida
'1 (( t i f M IUXa TTiT
Dr Chaa. R. Henderson, ro-
eontlv nreaidont of tho.Narional
bprisoii Associalt6ninJ alocturo
'at thUniyocsity Aj'Chioago a
"low bighta mgo upon 'Modern
'Priaqh SystelrhsV feaid : .,w (
jATlfd mosp diSg'raoBful thing
tnat exists in this country in tho
name of law and civilization is
tho countv iail. Idleness and
bad associations raako.crime, and,!
at the public cost, we are mam-
frlhe present jail system. In
Europe prisoners aro kept in sep
arate cells until they aro tried.
Hero we herd youths and harden-
ed criminals. togethor,and it isa
wall established faclfc ""that iih an vi
habitual crirninafs findi:oen do-
perienced .compahiorts11 thofmo
points of oriminal practices gain
ed tliroughj, yievexpenence oi
years of wronedointr.jThatlucih
d condition should' bel permjttod
to exist ib a sname ana, aisgrace
to tho entire publifeT " ,
Dr. Henderson has made a
special study of crime and crimi
nals and haajBSuea somer inter-1
osting books' upon the subject.
' , Avn Austin dispatch'da'vei "r
Regarding the railroad com-
misSionership, it is reported here
that Hon George C. Pendleton of
Bell county will be an opponent
fjFMr. Mayfield next year. He js
a. wen Know political warrior ana-
has many friends. v v
The professional politician will
be in his'glqry next year, when
the campaign opens. The prohi-
bition issue, has eucceeded jp di-
Vfding the people and ttiaPs what
the politicians desire,' forthon he
flourishes as a "green bay4ree."
Elder D. Pennington has re
turned from Bell county where
he haB been making speeches in
behalf of prohibtion. Mr. Pen
nington locked horn3 with Stump
Asby in joint debate on one or
two occosions and we learn what
bur tawnsman did to Mr. Ashby
was a plenty. It is generally
conceded that Bell county will go
dry. Taylor Texan.
Well, we reckon, brother ! You
conceded exactly right that time.
Men seldom ask themselves if
their views are fair. They sel-
dom question either their own in-
formation or their own sincerity.
They take it for granted that
what they have done is sufficierii
to serve the occasion, and that
their conclusions are fair and im-
partial simply because they are
satisfied to entertain tHem.
There is a great sermon of sol-
id truth in the above, and the
Tribune reproduces" it for the
benefit of some of its readers.
Editor R. P. Cates, of the Bart-
lett Tribune, and family visited
Judge White and wife and other
relatives in Burnett. Frank over-
ooked the Bulletin this time.
which causes us to fear that since
he ihas made his excellent paper
an all home print, that his pros
perity has caused him to forget
some of his old time friends, You
must come to see us next time.
old) man, or we will cuss you out
in our paper.t Bulletin.
We callody but'ybu were not.
After all, it seems that tho beat
way to treat tho negro is to let
him alone, So long as tho whites
pamper him, ho ia going Ho be
mean and will 'novor artiount to a
row of pins. There ia no other
raoo of apy notq which r equirea
tho, special protection of another
popple. Sometimea a race df
people may bo on the bottom, but
they finally mandg'e to1 figtjrt their,
wajy- to, the top, bepauso they are
capable of helping themselves.
Tho race that-oannot heln itself
to higher planes "is'n1ot worth the
UUU.U.V.UVW v.- uugiuuiOi A1JO.
The tRUthof thiaiis .illustrated bj
uoi.M..niriun. i.tu ..ij v.
orpass frpm thoiaco,qfvth.e.parth
In what was moroly intended
as a little pleasantry on the part
of the Tribuno ori tho occasion c
tho FlorrfVtjI lptj
niu .nuiu.raiuuuijg wiiau- uniiuiu
outing, thatvidotlo so4s an op;
portunityHo explain an' apparent
inconsistency of its own and to
wing some innuondosatthe Trib-
uno. Now, dear brother, tho
Tribuneuhad not tho irioat remote
suspioion- thab-you-"had 'boon
,y9cking.jfor.(,the,, ant;ii(and ihero
and now testify thatyouramenda
by giving half your wages to tho
pros was all that the moat punc-
tilious pro could aak. Why,
thororwa8 np wrong in that if you
iirtu Ueptjall tno bOodlo. It attyl
oijyour rieihboraiare so uncha-
ita'blo a to'"Bhoot darts of this
kind at you they should
place Ifor jTopont-
As to tho TribunVs posi-
tiorton the fence as
vbu see it.
"She is rightTlar8a1idniigh,;up
y h : v t ; i.
The Savior of mankind once re-
marked: "Ho that is not for mo,
is .against jme." , Tb. Tribdne
does1not beliOve that beeaiiso the
Sayior once -ina4o -that remark
that it is a solemrt duty to ''take
sides in every scr,ap that comes
up, especially When it does not
believe that any permanent good
sult f rom,tho scrap.no odds which
side wins. From this it is not
neceaaary to infer that the Trib
une is in favor, of tho ppon saloon
a 3 now conducted in a majority
of instances, t Some1 obey thpjlaw
In their conduce and maiiage-
pient, butjmanyhavjj no rgspect
for the law, and indulge in rob'-'
bing schemos or permit such to
go on within their confines. No,
the Tribune is not a supporter of
this sort of 'institution. On the
other hand, it does not believe
that the present prohibition law
can be enforced so aa to elimi-
nate from the body politic the
exoesaivo intemperance and per-
jury easential to tho existence of
many licensed institutions which
cannot exist, it seems without
violating the laws made for their
regulation in many localities.
Suppose the manufacture and
aalo of spiritous liquors in aetata
or county is prohibited by law
and the law obeyed, nobody pre-
tends that liquor could not be
purchased aoroad and delivered
to the purdhaser wnerovor he
may be, if lie is an Orderly citi-
zen, and nobody, whose desire
should be respooted, would de-
prive a citizen of this privilege or
right. Nobody whose informa-
tion Bhould be respeotod who
does not know that there are mul-
titudes of good, temperate, law-
abiding citizens who do not liko
to bo deprived of this right or
privilege, and no other man's
conscience can besubstituted for
theirs. Tho Tribune looking at
the matter in this' way, can see
no solution of tho problem but
for the state to take coritrol and
so arrange that no individual
shU traffic in liquor to gratify
greed for gain. Let the state by
the dispensary system furnish
good, pure, liquors to such 'aa ure
rightfully entitlea tnereto it they
deaire them and thereby shut out
all violatiqn8 of the law by Ba-
loons pr blind tigers, This would
take no liberty away from any
citizen, at least, none that can be
granted to individuals without
poisoning the source frpm which
tho nation must look and draw
its lifo-rtho youth ot the land.
Now haB the Tribuno taken sides?
Is it perched on the fence in fear
of tho fray? Or doeB it happen
to, ,have an opinion of its own
which neither side of the recent
fray cpuld satisfy?
Editor tt F. Cates, ttf the Bart-
lett Tribuno, was aYnost'pleasant
callar at ouroffiqe last Monday.
Ho, )?ay athat Bartlpttjs "all
right." Editor Gates ja one of
thoimen who has 'made a success
at tho newspaper buianess'1 and
is tgettlngvout Oneof the"besb
county woeklios 'iti ' Toxas,' 1(
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PEOPLE'S Meat MfKepI
I keep constantly on
meats usually keptdn a
Pure hog lard, Sausages
Pork fresh and juicy.
1 solicit Your
West Side MorkestSS
Wo have bought the McKoeMeat Market
and will usd our best endeavors to sup
ply you with the best beef,
lard, etc., the market
IVlion you want any hauling
or transfer work done, I
would bo pleased to have it.
Prompt delivery. At moder-
I want your patronage.
Strength ,and vigor come of
good food, dulydicested, "Force"
a ready-to-serve wheat and barley
food, acids 'no burden, but s'us-tairisy-nOurislies;
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Cates, R. F. The Bartlett Tribune (Bartlett, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 17, Ed. 1, Friday, August 14, 1903, newspaper, August 14, 1903; Bartlett, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth49242/m1/2/: accessed November 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bartlett Activities Center and the Historical Society of Bartlett.