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   Abilene Taylor County News (Newspaper) - April 10, 1885, Abilene, Texas                                 mmummi MTES.  OB* «HH^àiree nonths^ 60 ®ent«. Oae vSpf one. year, $l .SO.  âùmtmtës MTßs.  J^gn^ßdvm^mft'^ts^ 50'cents per ìnm pése mostíí^ coiiimn mieaaiimiKut. %api^tftdvent^me&tt, $1 per incb  LfftóíidTertlsemeBta, 81^ inch.  10 oenta per €«nts perirne  The Trmmp.  TBTE FRIX^ÍD.  Leeiu btipisefs aotiees, ^ week. 8214 5  for giéttícmsl week.  Be thon my friend. I want nq^over now : For Jovt, man'»loye, is seli$4h overoiucfet'. The dear carects, tbe gl&nc«, tone, th« toacdi  OBfir^pSge, $8 per ! "^le all in all he claima in oveiíW ,  year,  Baif jjftge pi^ aárertiaemeiita  wiQ llave tetm» giv^ on ftfiptica-  «É^. «. ». ' ^ JSO EODKASv  ^ÚMÁX & I8BELIa  ÎYSÎCÎAHS & SURGEONS.  Office^B It^of Carer's DruprPtore ABILENE ,.....rf:xAS.  Or standetb Inj ured. Al I Uj« i^end ' b Ueep glow le for his ftiend ; and in the fiek and rnsK We call âte verid, nothizig Çûeed, a« such A friend. Tby Ibltfafol handtirift blow,  baok tb« WOZU—its don^t.  Wbat balxam to my heart tliqr doth pàti |i0l is nj fMend IJbide, oa Mrhl l««n, . Jl»ODC aMaa}««^, on asend^t shield. No draad attack can put my tl^wt to rout ; < The i>E8î ;8 ail as if U had noi n.  DM. C.4RB1NGTÖ\' i FIELI)  Ojffitx over Cameron Baiil.  ABILE5E,  D. C. CHALMERS,  ATTORJVEY - AT - LAW  -AND-  LANO AGENT.  (O/^/-, Spmnti ^ Legett Builuin-g. )  Abilene, : ; : Texas.  ~lil.Ti07i8tóWNr  DENTISTS,  irSE MTROnS OXIDE OAs.  OIBce over Wheeler's druif-^tore. on NOTth S«ooi«l St., Abilene, Texus. Teeth filled with care. Artiiicial teeth made to ofder, und a tit guaranteed.  JDENTISTR 1.  Dr. T. L. TAYLOR.  {Offic6 0ver Wiley^a Wartkomtf.)  Teeth Bxtracted Without Pain, • WITHOUT DANCER!  BEa hTHiGGiNS, M JDL  {Rfsidcrici; XortA Pine Street.)  WORDS OF STftEXCTH.  There aie thre«' lf-seoD8 I wrii;(l write— Ttrvf -.vords m with a t'Ciiiifg jh-c.  lu traciiig-B I f efmaliipht,, U)'on -the hearts of Hii .  Jlote ho5>«' Tnougn cloudr; T.Tiron noft* And giidriess hides her in Bcoru Pal thoQ ti;e shanow rronEthy brew— " .No iiight but hatii ita moi^ ^^  Rave fait'h TThex^ tr tliy.laik drivep— Tht) CAlm's dinport, thf Mlmf>«it'8 miAb—  Know tills—God rates tfte l^ts of Heave|i, The Inhabitants off anil.!- i;  Hare love Not In^e ai.oii^or fr.r. Bat aiiin as ir.an (hy br cail,  And scattpr, like the circii^ san Thy charities on all ^  Thasi^ravp these lessons o^thy soul— Hope, faith and lo?e—auil thon snalu^nd  Strength when life's sorgeS rudt'st roll, Light when thou else wel> blind,  ____-______________Ju____  Fralii^l>enior««t'8 Monthly for April.  In the ancient world, the wanderer H^ received with h<^pi-tality. $0 turn the stranger away from iMle's doors was not onlj-deemed erael but anoffense agaïçfli thego^ In our modern world, however, conitions are so chanjged that tl^ homeless vagrant is regarded fts a nuisance, andiadrfven from our doors with blows. He is called v^ramp, and municipalrties pass'eBÉ<^meBt8 to imprison and poiiiAh Bie idle and homeless poor. WomeiTftBpecially dread the tramp and witi^feason, forthjer papers are filled with stories of outrages conr^ mitt^dbjF some of these wandering outcasts. But tbe re are tram pa and tramps. One of the fraternity the other day discovejing aj broken rail on a railway track, and that if a train camé by  Soils for Fruit.  Commimieatedi, Timely Hlnte.  In observing the general blooming of trees we have observed one thing, and that is that the general conditions were very favorable. The fruit-sets are strong aad plenty. Bat what we wish is for our readers to guard agidnst overproduction OS two-year-old trees. They look, when full-get, very pleasant to the eye,' and we may even boast thai some of our trees are jost crowded withieta. ^ght here ooiiies in ^e timely <satttioiif to see to it that no one tree is being I overdone by to great an amount of fruit.  i As a sensible man go about your trees, and watch closely to see that a limb not larger than a pipe-i Btem. has as many as a dozen fruit I aeU. If 80, ask yourself if such a  small twig, and perhaps thirtv more rrealizing _____ -__________  i , . , " , ..V u 'j 11 X. 1 i- 1 _ ij ^^^v ! much more hardv and longer- ved  , which go to make up the head. iill. hundreds of people would P^®"®'i ^ ^j. ' ^ j ^  lall or nearly so, on an avt-rage, bly be killed or mutilated, and de- ia apon a stronger soi 'promising iiush. Then we see syite the fact that he was humgry, 'that if the peaches are of an aver- cold and thinly ciad, he remained i age size, they will, if not picked off' on the wind-swept track for over ' ; early, be Bure to overdo the tree an boar, and alihovgh so numb' I and inflict a lasting injury for com- aiid fatigued he could scarcely, ing crops. Think of it—it does i give the iignal, yet he managed to not only apply to trees, but to ev-|gt-op the train and save the pae-erything that we grow. How easy I sengera. He was well rewarded  experiment with millet seed, and --' my word for it, she won't be ma-  (From Country Honae ] ! . ,, . ^  The best soil for the production i ^^^^  rich moist chickens at fancy prices.  They will find that the comixM>n danghills are bept lively enough  of the apple is a deep, loam with a sandy sub-soil,although It succeeds moderately well upon any soil not too dry.  The pear delights in a deep, rich, warm loam with a clay sub-soil.  The plum delights in a deep,^ moist soil, but there must be no stagnant water in it.  The cherry grows in a rich, warm sandy loam. If a mulch of leave?, ' straw or brush is put around them they will be very much benefitted | by it.  The quince should be planted in a very moist, clayey soil, but one free from stagiiant water.  Tbe peach produces fruit of a . , , ^ .„  , . ^ , i nothmc but sorghum that "viill  jnuch finer qiialitv when  ' !10 two I I  planted upon light, high land with a seuthern exposure. It is also  and ft  more northern exposure.  The grape deliglit« :n a 1-igh, |  light, rich, stony soil and produces : , .  J. ^ i " ■ , J ^ 1 aoout plowing, and let v Its sweetest fruit in '.be dryeet j ^ . ,  as egg producers.  Then, I would ¡say to my brother farmers, especially the yoQQger ones, that there is no crop that will bring in more money, year in and year out thiin will a good kind of millet. If your ground is plo^r-ed deep, millet being a deep root» you can raise two crop» each, season. This, at an average yield of 'two tons, will enable one to realize four tons for the year to each acre—good for fifty doiiars, either .n the market or for home feed. What will beat that! I know pf  do  ! as wejL  There has been n great deal written upon plowing, and yet there are but very few who understand the relation between plowing and plant liie. 1 will, be-  ; fore long, teli you what I know  Commun Icdtcd.  Nothing Ti^ Do!  Go where you xi^il?, the notjtiing-to-do class can be found ¿t all times and at all s^sons. Sometimes thev becomes so numeer'ous  - . T  that they block ag the way of those who have molie to d<i« than they can well manage. See there oil that corner, tt^elje are than- eight orten—s^me on k box.  OI-VES GITECI.^-:  ^•zrr:  —TO—  to destroy a choice rose bush, by over budding and blooming. Tbe trained florist knows full well, the use of tiie nippers in such case, and never fails to make free use of them.  The melon, cucumber, okra, etc., all should be budded if the growth is inclined to run; by so doing you induoe^raitiQg and of beUer quality. This has been often demonstrated, and it is too often neg-ectfld.  The grape, in some seasons, not only needs bodding, but the fruit set« need thinning. If the season happens to be a wet one when the fruit is approaching full growth.  BItfiLSI& CyF TE£ CHEST, THEOAT AND SEIK.  M. A SPOOKTS. K K. LEGETT  SPOOXTS & LE(i ETT,  Attorneys-at-Lnir, Office on Oak .St. ABILENE, : : TEXAS.  S. V. HARDWRKE,  attorney at law  {Officf in the rot(r(-houi"-.)  others on a barrel bead, whi e others lean up against the buOdiiBg. All complaining with having noth-j ing to do. To loo^ at ihiem, do  thov look like they were concern-! and the vine is too much c'rowded, i ed about having something ^ do ! so that plenty of sunshine cannot  I Let's walk over ""jand see how\i reach the grape, the leaves must  I ''  I earnest they are abi>ut being em- be thinned out, so that sun and ])loyed. "Well, I s^e quite a nura- air may do their share in the prober of you standing^cre apparent- cess of ripening and preventing lyidle; can 1 hire ¿ine or n^ro of inilldew and blight, and thus dis-you to work in a gdrden. I wiyli • appoint us tlie enjoyniervt of this it spaded np and seiMcd. Who of toothsome fruit. you want to work ? 'f  for the MÉr?ice he had done, ais he descrvedko be -, bnt would it not be well %$ bear iit mind that many tramps are sach fjom neceiseity and not ^cause of any innate de-pinvity. Out of the vast mass of homele^poor, only a few, a very few. are 0 disposed, and it is these ruffians we im^rtunately hear the mostalN|(A. In hard times tlie country roads are filled with vagrants walking from village to vil-^egbf vain s^roh of  ■irork, but in prosperous .);wod8 they generally disappear and take their places in the ranks of labor. AÛei all, those who are very poor and homeless arc so on account of economical habits. Sometimes  parts. On very dry soils a roalfh of old hay. leaves, brush, eu-., during the months of July and August will be found very beneficial, but should be removed in September to allow the vines to more fully motnre their wood and roots before very severe weather.  Currants and gooseberries succeed best in the Boil, advised for  o  the quince.  Raspberries and blackberries succeed upon a great variety of soils, but they are more hardy if planted upon a light, rich sandy loam.  judge on scientific or sense principles.  ou be the oommon-  Tìbo Old Blue  (Correspondent Philadolph.a Tm?« J  TJnder the old elms which surround Yale College, and line the streets of the charming city of New Haven I was strolling recently. It's a beautiful place and has an interesting history. I like its history and its people. Even lis long ago as when they were harsh and  narrow, when viewed in the light If large berries are desired of to-day, there were many good  a Hiulch must be o^d Jane and things about their blue laws. jTBtly. On men? moist la^d  ing is not needed, but the canes arsmore liable to be winter«killed.  The different varieties of strawberries succeed tipon a variety of  In  soils; on moist land the berries  . . . , . ^ ^ , ^, are generally larger, fewer in nam-  inferior quality, whUe on light land more and sweeter berries are produced, but they will be smaller. To overcome the last I difficulty heavy mulching or thor-! ough irrigation must be resorted to.  War C loud Oivlag Way. port life ?  ABILENE. — —  TEXA.^.  E E H.\KT,«<H)K  A. T. PATTON  IIAKTSOOK & PATTOX, í^oodhand two of  First and nearest;! (hut all look  i ^ ^  j and liiiteii) " Wlierei do you live, ; here in the city ? I¡i your garden ; The time was in the past, for hard to dig?-' ''W^^ll, yes,? it's of very trivia offences, nations good size, and will |j>robal)ly take were precipitated into long and  three weeks- bloody war.s. it is not so now,  more often it is because they have been improvident or nnfortanate. Shuld not the ^State make some provision by which every man who is able and willing to work could find employment, so that at least ho could have a fixed home and ; food and clothing sufficient to sup-  Commu nieated.  German millet.  The I.and Bill.  A ttorncys-ai- La tr, ABILENE, :: :: TEXA¿.  (OfFh\' -vr CL/ii .•nn\ iiriik.)  r. /il lA.S, A T-L AW  The hmd bill has finally passed both houses adopting the report They do not make haste to avenge ! of the conference committee. The  CflAS,  attorney  {Office occr Cameron'i Bank. )  Pine Street, : : Ahilanc, Texas.  n, A. PORTER.  imaginary wrongs. The nations ha\ e Iciirued that there is a serious side and a doubtful ending in the wars of to-day. Might is not the  bill as it  to finish it up in goo(|style." ''How much arc you %villin| to pay a day : for such hard work P '' ril give a . hand one dollar aiitlC a half a day i and board him." a chorus they all joined .ill a heirty bft, ha, ha ; law to depend on and iny mau addrelscd. after the terially supplanted by science  ' laugh is over, repliei?: " Why. look The time to achieve results is nc/t !,both watered and unwatered .see-here, Mr., do you ^ie.i)poBe I'd goyiiear so long, for sciencd has ( tions, without competition.  chief features of the stands are as follows :  It placets all the school and pub lauds, watered and unwatered, on i  There is quite a family of the above grasses, and there are but ' three or four kinds that pay well. ¡The farmer should be the best judge, but it does not follow that he is always careful iu making hie selection. Then again, there be-  for the govermaent of the settlement I found these curious provisions :  "No minister shall keep a school." This is right. The Puritans thought a roan who knew nothing pf practical life ought aot to teach children. It would be better if we thought so now. This one seems a little harah:  "No one shall travel, cook victuals, make beds, sweep house, cut hair or shave on the Sabbatb day."  The boys and girls are exempt from this one:  ''No woman shall kiss her chilif on the Sabbath or fasting day."  fhey had long Sundays in these days:  ''The Sabbath shall begin at sunset on Saturday."'  Nothing but martial music and thejewsharp was tolerated :  ''No one shall read comniou  it has been nia-vi^market for sale and Ica^e.  ^ The sale price is $2 per acre.  ing no regular seed store, the farmer is very likely to bo imposed ' prayer, keep Christmas or saint«'-upon by those who bring the seed ! days, make minced pies, dance, on, and are not themselves judges ; play cards, or play on any instru of the article they are handling.  and d¡L' vour ffurdei^for  ; duv, when it's  wo riti  $2.001 I'm  Attorney-at-Law,  ABILKNE, - - _ TEXAS, not the sort you wiwit." "Do you wmw^ctit^e in tho Di^trk t Courti cf Work, yvju appear to have  ' nothing to do ?" addreBsjng No, 2. At this point they all chimed in, "1  of distances j The lease price is 5 cents per reach aowi>-^cre for dry sections, and cent« i  sections  Taylor adjoining coiai ties.  {Oß.c( in the Courthoiu*r.)  drawn the two ends that took months to  to hours. The weapons that only ¡per acre for watered counted a victim in a hundred,' without competition, has given place to those that count The term of the lease is six years, them bv hundreds.  With them millet is millet, and that is all they know.  Tbe title, Germrn millet, is a i large, double-headed grass. The  J. E COCKRELL  H A Tfl.LiTT.  Cockrell & Tillett,  0®céup stairs. Written Building. Street, : : Ahiletie  i seeds are large and very heavy, I I have seen large fields of it grow-ling, that thè seeds alone would The present occuimnta have « i ^eigh more than an equal acreage War has grown to be a very prior right to lease their ranges i ^^ ^^^ ^^^^ ^^^^  grave matter ; because it can make for sixty days. i ^^^^ ^^^ nutritious matter for  and unmake a nation m a day. So Th^ amómit which any party may . ^ of animals and fowls. I  know there  Î  L. SEA BKOOK,  ATTORN E Y - A T-L A W, - - -  , wouldn't do that kin^ of work for less than é'2.a0 per day, for any-I body."  ! The last one in the group was think England and Russia, from ; lease is unlimited.  ' not half clad, and I ^m caftain did their sidling out and down from | Actual settlers have the right to , ^ ^ ^^^^ j  ; not enjoy one hearty meal a day.' what appeared, a few days ago, to lease four sections over a prior j ^^^ ^ ^^^ ^ authentica-  i " Nothing to do," can bé" heard be imminent war. It begins to look ' lease in addition to their purchase | ^^^ ^^g^ where millet, if properly  every day, and will continue to be now as though the • lion and the | in organized counties with less than ! ^^^ ever resulted in i^rm.  rung iu the eafs of those bear might become bed-fellows.! 13(K) square mile. '  who are ever busy, and if they can-; They have wisely counted the A rent agent or grass commis-VVill practice m the C ounty, j n^t get one price, are more than cost, perhaps, as each have a very i sioner is appointed by the land  rict^nd Other courts of the State. ^ ^^ ^^^^ ^^^^ ^^^^ ^^^ ^^^ ^^^^ ,, where-  D V S H T I S S LI S IT T S» ; ^^^ away, in dwelleth not too much brother-  ^ --------------------- The willing man ne^er wants, for ly love."  those who have wocè huiìt him up. ; * ' *  A shrewd man wUl hardly ever go j James M. Blair, a freight con-to a loafer's corner ib find a thrifty , <lactor on the T. & P., railroad was  XT. BERRY 4fe CO.  ^bnekaL— f^nd and Live-8to€k Agreiiti^.  Ateo ajrenfes fcff T. & P. R. R. Lancia ^^tndlott in Taylor Co. and A bUene.  man.  stabbed by one of his brakemen at Big Springs one day last week,  commissioner who investigates and reports the unlawful use of the school lands and the att^orney-general k instructed to institute suit in such cases.  Wheat is dbing finely, says the Cisco T^^apk, and though the  ment of music except the drum, trumpet and Jews-harp."  It was not a very good place for priests:  "No priest shall abide in the dominion ; he shall be banished and suffer death if he returns. Priests may be served by any one without a warrant."  Puritans and Quakers ''did not speak as they passed by: ^ "No food or lodging shall be af-are some who find ^rded a Quaker, Adamite or other heretic. If a person turns Quaker he sbali be banished and not suffered to return upon pain of death."  Even the ministers were not in good standing:  "No gospel minister shall join people in marriage r the magistrates only shall join in marriage^ as they do it with less scandal to Ohriirrs chtarch."  Tobias Mitchell, correspondent; fj-om the effects of which be died | acreage is below that of last year.  I Ar\IIP"rnrP or me or. x^jui» wvi/r-x/i?»»ocr«i in a few hours. there is yet a chance tor tms -----—----- to mMnfactnro at their s^i  A. •lA Vwt I I t, and ex-editor of the late Houston ^ ---year's crop to exceed that of last "»a^» reqáire, especially so when weU jout sooth of town, by solar  'THE TAILOR. was stabbed at Austin OB the Ed. Noble, a stockman, was | ^^ jiumber 6f bushels. fed on rich áucettlent gi^es. evaporation. The weU ima an  ALL WORK GUARANTEED. iiught of tbe 27th tilt., by Alex. 1 murdered in Frio county last week ; -mr^m-m--If thè good wife wül hhve regu- eighty foot veinof «ofid roekatìt»  Fioest. Opi'Ofiitc Lameron'6 Bank Sampson, ^^alendar cIcrTi of the ! by some unknown person. A Mex- Bee-keeping is rapidly growing lar laying hens and fat chickens, i and it is thonght that it wUl pay we^ ^^llene, * • Tejr«.». State Senate. ican is suspected, m fa^or in Hi!i county. gì all seasons of the year, let her for working.  The tales told of its being dan-erous to mares with foal, etc., are chimerical, when judgement is exercised in the qmntity fed to an i animal with phis blood necessary to meet the requirements of foetal developments. Any of our highly nntritioas grains are dangerous, and millet not any more so. As to iis acting ^en the kid-neys too freely, that arises from a wwt of sàlt, an articló that all animals reqóire, especially so when fed on Tkà ëaceident g^à^es.  If thé good wife wfll hhve regu-  Thé Colorado Salt Company of  Colorado City was organized a few days ago, and they aré preparing   

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