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   Abilene Taylor County News (Newspaper) - May 8, 1885, Abilene, Texas                                 m miim fm i m.  News.     -^----—--^-___, ■--^—----—-^-^—^—^^-  A WMkly t« tkt.Stoek-xaisiag, ágrkoSM, líiatf^ Bfew^aiá wd «tk«r lBt«rMÍt of TtyUx Osaaty, Tezu,      VOLUME 1.    ABU^ENE, TAYLOR lOOTJWTY, TEXAS, FRIDAY, MAY 8, 1885.    mjMBm ».     One copy three montl», 50 cents.  One copy one jear,  9if8mtfTI0tl 8MTES.  One copy three montl», 50 cents.  One copy one jear,  Aon/tmm rates.  Regular adrertisementg, 50 cent« per inob per month, coiatnn measurement.  T^ftient advertlsementfi, per Inch per month.  Legttl advertisements, per inch.  Local business notices, 10 cents per line theflret we^, and 5 cents per line for each additional week.  Professional cards, on first page, $8 per year.  Half pi^ and page advertisements will have special terms given on applica-tlon.  Brofessimtal Cardn,  JSO. BODJIA5Í, M . D.  J. M. ISBKLL, M. D.  ROD]fIAi\ & I8BELL,  PHYSICIANS Ä SURGEONS.  Office in Rear of Carter's DrugRtore. ABILENE ,.....TEXAS.  MS. CARRI\(iTO.\ & FIELD  Oß¿^e over Cameron's Bank. ABILENE, : : : TEXAS.  fHE COWBOrS SOULOQP^.  All« McCandlea in Gtobe" Lire Stock JoafJjal.  All day o'erth« prsirtm almie I ride,  eyen*& dog to fbn by my aide; My fixe I kindle with cftips gathered tothhI, -• And Iwil my coffee witioot being frround. ^ Bread lacking leaTen, J bake in a pot, And sleep on the grotmd for want of a cot. I wash In a pnddl«, ¿nd wipe on a sack, f And carry my wardrtAe all on my back. My ceiling the aky, my carpet the grass, -I My ranaic the lowing of herds as they pass, ^ My books are the brooks, my sermons the  My parson a wolf on a pulpit of bones. v  But then if my cooking ain't ver>- completeg Hygienisti can't blaipe me for liring to e»t And where is thejnan' who sleeps mon-.s^nd, i  H^fkel Matters,  y  the Great Want ol Texa».  Merkel, May 3,1885.  Editors News : — When our little village was in its in^cy it seemed to be destined to be nothing bat a ))y-way station, bnt bye and bye it c^ne into notice. First, for its beattti^l lo<^tian for a town ; second^ for its water supply, and third, for the richness, of the soil that snrrounds us for miles in every direction.  When our people began talking  Selected.  ' Texas' great want is the home-builder. There are more homeless men and women in Texas than in any state in the onion. The legislative solons of the state have dis-comaged home building. Too la-  Fort j-Klg^htli C«iig:re»i.  The follcfwing named acts were passed by the forty-eighth congress, recently adjourned:  To establish a bureau of labor.  To establish a bureau of animal industry.  To prevent the exportation of  ey to work themselves, and not s diseased cattle and to provide for  Protectins StoekiseA.  A BILL TO REGULATE THE CHARGES OP THE CHICAGO STOCKYARD.  ^nea.  appreciative of the domestic virtues, they have given away, or bartered much of the public domain of the state in the encourage-of gardens, the stockmen laughed memt of speculative rings and iu-  cor|>orated monopolies, and to the 1862.  the suppression and extirpation of pleuro-pneumonia and other contagious diseases among domestic animals.  Springfield, III., May 1.—A bill of considerable interest to stock-growers has been passed by the house. It is a measure regu-latiiig the charges of the Chicago yards for the yardage of freight, grain, and and ether articles furnished, and to prevent extortion  and nnjust discriroinatioB. It pro-Tyepeal the test oath act of ^^^  stock yards shall not receive for  yardage more than fifteen cent«  at them and said: " You are wast- _  ing both your time and seeds." i discouragement of home building. To limit the time in which ac-  Batsome of our people paid no ¡Thus the resident population are j tion may be begun against persons ip^j. horses, cattle "and  attention to ^hem, but went to j toü^id by the few grains of comfort: or violators of internal revenue i ^^^^ ^^^^^^ ^^^ ^^  Than the cowboy who Btretches himself aji the -vTork with the hope of reward, and j thrown to them by these rings and ! laws.  My bcS^ch me constancy ever to pri«;: i to-day they are liarvesting a rich I monopolies to enter their service,! To establish a bureau of naviga-My sermon« that small thini^si should not de^nsereward. Vegetables of various ; whüe the rich harvest of protit up- tion for the treasury- department.  Aod ray parson remarks from his pntpit of pone. i That "the Lord fa^rs them who look o^ tor j  their own." ^ i  Betwe<>n lore and m«, lies a /rnlf very wide, And a Inckier fellow may call her his bride {-Bat Cupid is always a friend to the bold. : And the best of his arrows are j>oink?(l wi th ¿fold.  ! kinds decofate our tables each on labor and industry is garnered To grant letter-carriers at free day, and they are as fine as heart by the usurer, the non-resident ^ delivery offices flfteeii days' leave xoiild wish. 1 stockholder and land grabber, and • of absence, with pay, of each year.  centos for sheep, nor mwe than 50 per cent additlonaf to the current market wholesale price for hay, straw, corn or other articles supplied by them for the sustenaac® of such animals, and tbat sales  D. G. CHALMERS,  ATTORNEY . AT - LAW  -AND-  LAND ACENT.  {Ojfir^, Spoonf.'i .j" Btiild'ot^,)  Abilene, : : Tex»«.  DR'S. I & I  DENTISTS  )  Now, as for farminp;, we see ; the proceeds spent iii extravKgaut i To provide a retired list of eol-j by actual weight.  nofhiug to binder,only Uroiitb, and ; living by northern and European ; lUers and mariners who have ' , j . ^^  where, in Te^as, ^ you go that | capitalists and «heir fan,dies, far, served continuously for thirty ^  drouths have not prevailed in the j away from the state, and to the I years or upward. | ^^ than »t 1(H) not more  settling of the countcyf Go, if you I detriment of the people who live. To reduce the rate of P^^^^age a drst offense,  .ekoat, ; please, to any of the Eastern or in it. Invite capital indeed! Can on newspapers and other pcriodi- ^^^^ i/ot lees than ^300 nor mprj i Northern counties, and what has you eat money, even if it were set oals of second-class when Kent t)y , ^^^^ ^^ ^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^ offen-Foreachofthemriarr,h«own«>dabiibraU. ; been their history f Why, at times ; befoi^ - you for that purpose f others than publishers or news; Abraham emiyrat^ in search ofa ransre, - famine secmed to be aluiost at the WTiv then invite it by giving it mo- agents to one cent for each ounce. ! iTat^Id'caTe^'^rZo^ "cloor, but men worked on and on ^ nopoUzing franchises, and exempt- . To remove certain.bnrdenH from  And.Jarob"run<^w8" forh.8 faiher-in-ia*. ! and thc scasons bccamc luorc TCg- ing it from taxation? After all Ainercan merchants'marine. This  beef. ;  Soci«»ty bans me a fsàva^i» and dodg-p, ^  And Masons would bali me oat of their lod^ If I'd hair on my céin, I iniirht pass for th« That bore ail sin« IS ag^« remotf. Bnt whr this is thiily I don't understand; ^  ses. At present the yardage charge per head on cattle is iifty cents, antl on other articles in proportion.  USE NiTROUS OXIDE GAs.  Office o%-er Wheiiler's dnigstore. on North Second St., Abilene, 'l e-xas. 'J^-eth tilled with care. Artificial teeth made to order, acd a fit guaranteed.  nJEXTISTIi 1 .  Dr. T. L. TAYLOR.  urer {{'¿¿/"i/'.s WarfAou.tf.)  Teeth Extracted Withoot Pain, WITHOUT DANCER!  ! "id"^'i:;::aZr;:^:!':^^ : «l^r, untn now the cry comes up: I such grants it is not yours, it be- is the Dingley shippiiig bill.  David went from night herdin«: and using a #<ing, too much rain! In the history longs generally to heartlcss corpo- To provide a civil government  ' of an new countries we see that, as | rations that expectto take up three in Alaska.  .. I. M I *  Raiding Tomatoe«.  SillTtcd ,  thehili.  I the soil is tilled the seasons be-: dollars wherever and whenever  To prevent and punish counter-: PurRue the following itlan. that ireard th.me«a«e from Heaven, of will they lay down ouc, and spcnd the feiting in the United States of von may have tornat^>es al.nndaridy  ; , \ , ........with this portion of the conn- surplus thus gained ib cheapening bonds and other securities of for- ; and for a long time Select a damp  Ulrcfl IIe]|». i ^^^^ people have the ' labor, and oppressing it too, by eign governments.  i try.  , I heart to grumble when we know reduction of wages under every This question is one that is as-; that wheat has averaged eighteen ' sort of specions and iictitions ex-  and very ri<'h spot, partly sliaded, To extend the dni-ation of the ^"^ fertilize it heavily. Break ti f commissioners of Ala-  go around the gjuden and lot and  GEO. H. H1GGINS, M. D,  IResMt^, MHh Pine Street.)  OXVE3 GP'EC:  "XXOXT  —TO—  SI8SASK8 or THE CHEST, THROAT AMD SKI».  M, A SPOO.VT.'i. K.K.LKGKTT.  SPOONTS & T.fXiETT,  Attorn njH-at-La w, Oifice on Oak St.  ABILENE, :  court ot commissioners  suming an amount of importance ; bushels per acre for the last six I cuscs. Labor always unjustly suf- bama claims.  i that will eventually result in : years and oats from 25 to 30. . On | fers when emploj-ed by capital at ' To make all public roads and volunteer plants, and set  ito employer and employe. It^vrill ¡corn we can give no estimate, bnt rates of wages that forbid the highways postròads. them about ten inches square over  tp ofi^i^^iiiaWe benefit toJ;tha théi^ has be^ as tógh as fifty feamiiig of a surplus., Laboi'ers act} To make it a felony for any per- four or fire feet^de, and eight or fermer especially, who does >not bushels per acre, yet we do noti unwisely when they suffer them- son to falsely personate an officer |  only require skilled labor, butj re- claim it as a corn country, but selves to be thus employed. The or emjiloye of the f'nited States igrow up very thick, and the munerative hbor. There is£ no ' for wheat, oats, bai'lcy, rj^e, millet, abandonment of agiiculture and acting under the authority of the |  class more imposed upon thanUhe ; sorghum, grass, cotton and many husbandry to work for wages has United States or any department ' ^^^^ small, but will be fine for : farmer; and here we must charge i other plants of various kinds; for caused this labor market to be thereof. preserving, st-tMviug and the best  upon the farmer much of the t-tou-; potatoes,—Irish and sweet, mei- overstocked. The remedy for this To relieve from charge of deser- catsup. The vines will stay .ble of lossihe fiufttaiiis, hecauSb- lie : ons of all kinds, fruits of every va- great and crying evil is for every tion ccrtain soldiers of the late green and continue bearing after I is usually on the hunt for c^eaj) ! riety, we claim as good soil as can man whose wages fail to secure for war, wiio, after having served large ones are gone, and  hands. In this he is hardly'^ver be found in the State. As to shrub- him an annual .surplus, to einanci- laithfully until the close of the >(>uean gather them by the peck TP:XAS. disappointed in amount and qàali- bery, it grows just in proportion as pate himself from his slavery to war, left their comrades without or halt bushel daily otT of the small ty of work for we have alvi'ays it is cultivated. . <'a})ital by taking uj) a homestead, leave.  H» P* rClvE. found that cheap labor was'the^ Allow me to-say just here that and by ecoiiomy and industrv in ag- To provide for the loeatiou of a  »worst paying hlep we ever infest-' there are ])eoi)le who, it seems, riculture aud husbandry, eurn last- hram h home for disabled \olun ' ed in. t can't raise a great many things, ingindej)endence for himself and teer sivldiers of the M«>\ican and  ATTORNEY AT-LAW  {Oßice in ih<- raurf-honsr.) ABILEXE, — — TKX.4S.  A. T. PATTO.N  K. K HART.>«)OK  This is all jdain whenever we and why? Because they either  locikatit from a business stlind- don't know how, or they will not  •point. If a man is good for any- work.  thing he knows it better than"; the Now, we return to our town.  IIAKTSOOK «fc PAT'l'OX, J,arty not ac(juainted, and When Why has it grown as it has ! The Atfornt'j/nat- Late,  ABILENE, :: :: TEXAS.  familv.  True liiH OoNpel.  The man who has not an is really poor.  enemy  the war of ISl2 whose disabilities were not incurred in serxice against the rnitc<i Kfates ai-iiiy.  To reorganize the corns of the judge-ad\ ocate of the ariuy.  [Ojfire ovr Ctinìfrotì'■•< liaiik.)  ____„ ..  ATTORN E Y-AT LAW  {Oßcf cvrr Cantrron's Hank,)  Pine Street, : . : Abilene, TcxaK.  H. A. PORTER.  Attonney-ai-Law,  ; approached will always demand citizens with one accord might all  what he believes his services are say, it is the hope of our country  worth. There is inide and |)riu- settling, knowing the many ad vant- give, but dreadfully uneasy to  cij)le at the bottom of such i-nde- ag;e8 we possess. We have three take.  ' pendence, and it will tnost always of the jmncipal elements that con-1 laziness is like money, the more  do to truHt that class, for": thev stitute a good countrv: good wa- »man has of it the more he seems  to want  usually earn their monev. Ofi the ter, good land and good grass; and  , .. i, ♦ , , . • r • W hen a n»an measures out glorv  other hahd, if a rf.an starts oi^ to wood, which is a consideration, is ^^^^ hi,„self he always heaps the  find cheap labor, such as possess growing all over our country. Our nif'asure.  no skill, no })luck, the true ele- town has a population of about Politeness never nii  ment of get-up, it can be fouHd at three hundred; souie seventy or blunders; it often gets snubbed the French j)rior to July 31, 1H()1,  space indi<'ated. You need not fear their mouldiiig or rotting.  Hereafter all of the criminal executions in the state of Ohio, will take place at Culimiluis. Ortainly the capital is the i)lace for cajMtal punishment.—E\'.  There is ijo limit to the nuraber of idle acres of land in Texas, but  To declare forfeite<i certain Advice is like castor oil, easy to latids granted to aid in the con- the crowd of idle men wanting em-  struction of a railroad and tele- ployment does not sensibly dimiu-graj)h line from Tortlaad to Asto- ish. ria, Oregon.  To reorganize inspector-gener al's department of the army.  To provide for the ascertain ment of claims of American citi-  AFULKNE.  'J'KXAS.  all times and places, cheap. Much eighty within the scholastic age. of it is ol" a class thatenteril^ the As to society, we have preaching  WiuVrarticoin tiio.Dir^trict ( V^ ^^^^ meal every Sunday, also a Sabbath-  Tayler ami adjoining counties. and theit slides out at the back ' school, a Band of Hope for the lit-  ______ door, having made up their mind ^ tie folks, a Literary Society, Tem-  j E.cocKRKLL. H xV. TiLijiiTT. that the "work would be too liard, craucc Councll,-aiul prayer meet  ly • 11 jt^ nP'll -f-f ^ or they ;didn't think the people ing, so you see we are not behind i/0€Kr01l. 1 lllOtl, "i would quite suit them. Thus they our sister towns. V.  AttavneyH-at-LHW, | drift from one section to another —---  Office up etairp. Wristen Building. | huntingjwork, but never finding it. ^ • Bo Your Dul^-. Pine Street, : : Abilene Texax., We would not engage a^heap '  man unless there were cifcum-;  Since the decree "the gamWers must go" has gone foiHi from so many cities of Texas, the people of Terrel are waiting for (;ity Attor-  akes any zens for spoliations committed by Barnes to speak^-Jerre/r Time»  -».-OT. ' - Trouble is brewing between the  t. .he .a«,.,nenor>-onha';dSon.hTe..  more than bread, an<l has killed as. The North Texas cattlemen  more than it has cured. To prohibit the importation and propose to establish a quarantine  A reputation for happiness wants migration of foreigners and aliens against al? Jhe rattle south of th^^  as much looking after as a rei)uta- under contract or agi'cement to b^g of the Texas & Pacific railroad  tion for honesty. {»erform labor in this country. tracks.—^r'a.-ift^.  What a man gets for nothing he To declare the forfeiture of - - • ^-----  tl^'hln^'' landstoaid in the construction of Indications now are that ail  w ai COS. im. . the Texas & Pacific Railwav. schoolteachers not employed by  I never knew a man to brag of _ , • ^ j ^ _ n  his money or his pedigree lhatliad To prevent the unlawiul occupa- incorporated towns or cities will  THOMAS JAMES FINNIC,  ATl^OKEY-AT-LAW,  Xotary Public and Conreyancer,  From Zion'8 Heraifi any thing else to brag about. tion of lands. ' have to wait several months for  ^ Some christians refuse to take T never knew a n)an who lived To j>lace General Grant on the ! the pay for the last quarter of the  stancesithat convinced us that it an active part in the social meet- on hope, but that he Pi»ent his old retired list of the army, with the »ehool year. The legisbture post-  was direct need that led a- ;^ood ' ^-hurch through fear of em- age at somebody else's expense. ^^^ ^ general. : poned payment of interest on all  man to sindervalue his real worth, barrassment iu s{)eaking or pray- who has nothing to do in ^-• -m--' whool land notes from March 1 to  <-ourt  and  »ion.  L. SEA BKDOK  ATTOflNEY-AT-LAW,  Will nractice in distriet courtR, and : This we: have seen in a few instan- in^r. To such a Siiying of Sidnev i^'i« world but amuse himself, has It is rumored that the syndicate Angustí This ftrteresrt aggregate«  urt of appeals at .\ustin. Will alRO buy Jtnfiti^ unt thí» ml/» tn ho • i, .V • ' the hardest job Oil hand I know ot. iHo ti.o ofo*^ rr.!. ^ -  d «eU land and Uve stock on cowmis-, ^ ^^^^ ^ ^ 8mith IS applicable; ''It is a very . who have the contract for the state 500,000. The eiteesjon of time  ; guided .i>y. ' bad rule never to quit the house f" ^^f: capitol are about to throw up their for the forced collection of taxes  I Cheap labor, like cheap goods, i for fear of taking cold.'' There aroLdandtri^ ^^ Philadelphia paper says . to jaly also adds to the embarrass-  you always find at your own |)rice. are thousands of useful, active la- , . u • ^^ Texas will be fortnimte if she ment.—Ti«^  ; Go yito the market, a^d if^borersfor Christ, both ministers gets it completed for less than I -- ,  ---—. you ara seeking for good, skilled j^ymen, who Lve l>eeu üau., i  ^WiU «ractic¡^tt/ ( ountv Dis ^^^^ ^ to price ¡ servant« in the Lord's house t^-1 torn. the cost of the capítol at Albany, general report« that for the first  ri^aToTer^^ ^ foT it ^After you have proved it! day. But instead of being guided , When vou come across a man that New York, which was to cost only ^^ of'be  ________________ ____________^ ; does nét come up to representa-' by the voice of their timidity, they • neither tiatterv or abuse will stim- two millions when first started.— ' to two cents, ending Septem-  Jrp ^ damag^ done ¡listened to the commands of dn-' ulate let him alone, he has gone to Ex ber2(Hh, 1884, the receipts were  . l.oriilVfVl iVl^U.jthan though you had be^n ta-rty, and found saecess where they g©©d. ' -^ . ^- $424^^09, or $7,476,899 less than  IJ»»«»»« It is poor economy tor a Only be s^ that you do it not for ^ » populanty m trance and England,, cent basis. This is ÜO33.100 letié^  » f i7*d d t i man t(>be hunting after ch^p la- vain glory, but from a set purpos*» i»^« ^bo I owe and men is now establishing itself in Rome than the reduction fc¿tiiiiat€-d  Al;«« ag^nts lar 1. « 1 . K. n. l-rirnis , ' ^^ . ,  allots in TRviorO «n't \NNn- oor. x to piease tny Lord. who owe nie. a «^u.bBtitnte tor the  to be.   

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