Abilene Taylor County News, May 15, 1885

Abilene Taylor County News

May 15, 1885

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Abilene Taylor County News (Newspaper) - May 15, 1885, Abilene, Texas me nmmim —^- , --——--^ A Wtiadjr linrif^a^^DevfM to ikt BM-ni»^, A«ri«dtml, XiMfri, M liiifiiul «ai ifte Iilmtte fff Ttjte Cfiity, f^^ ABniasX TAYLOB OOTJÎÎTY, TEXM i ÏBIDAY, MAY 15, 1885. mîMBÊK 9. Om eopjr three locHitìMjJO «ent«. Olili eopgr «me year, (1 JlO. Commurdf^ed, liCtter frofli a l^tìier to Iiis Oiildi^n. liii]>d«rrlB« AetwU Settlers TEXAS STATIS Sfilili. CMeaaed Prom oarBtdm^g. segmmnoK mm. Om eopjr three locHitìMjJO «ent«. Olili eopgr «me year, (1 JlO. àmurmKB RMTU. Regolar sdTertìiseiBeJits, do cents p^ l&ehi^ month, cc^nmn m^unneiroat. Tmiuiieat«dveitlaenMQt», 91 per i&ch intontii. Mfal advertiietnenta, SI per ittofa. hùi^ busiiuNM notice«, 10 eente Une week. &nd 5 centi perline ior eaeh iiddttloniu week. on first page, $8 per yeaf. Hatf page and page advertisements wUl have special tema giyen cm appUea* lion. ^ofe^muU Curds, t V M. nsuux. M. D. /*0. BODMA», * D. RODHtAIV & ISBELL, PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS. Office in Bear of Carter's Drugstore. ABtLENE ,.....TEXAS. DIS. CARKiXGTON & FIELD (¡lßc€ over Cameron'i Bank. ABILEXE, TEXAS. D. G. CHALMERS, ATTOMEY - AT -1. AW -AND- LAND AGENT. {Office, Spoonia ^ Legrtt Building,) Abilene, : : : Texas. " Dis. A. E. 4 FXlilTvr DENTISTS, USS IDTROnS OXIDE GAs. Office over Wheeler's drugstore, on Koith Second St., Abilene. Texas. Teeth filled with care. Artlllcial teeth made to order, and a fit guaranteed. Is it vor^ wfaitefbat we jwtie abroOer, Bentnff his load te tt» roQ|^ roatbof Ufe ? U it worth wbile ttiatwe Je^st esch other, ^ Is blacfcnen of heart, that we war to the knl^? God pity Bs aU in oar strife. Ood pi^ OB all, as we Joette each other. Ood pardoa u all fc^ the triomi^ha we feel, Whea a fellow goes ^mn 'Death his load on the heather. Pteraed to the heart—words are keener thah steel, And mightier far fbr woe than tor weal. Were it not well, in this brief little Jobmey. On over the isthmus, down into the tide, We prive him a flah, instead of a serpent, Ere folding the bands to be and abide Forever, and aye in dost at kis side ? Look at the roses saiathig each other. Look at the herds all at peace on the^piain. Man, and man only, makes war on liis brother; And laughs in hie heart at his peril and pain; Shamed by the beasts that go down on the plain. Is it worth while that we battle to humble Some poor fellow^ust into tbe dnst 7 Ood pity us all: "nme too soon will tamble All of us together, like leaves in a gust, Humbled, Indeed, down into the dust. —Joaquin liilier. Commurdf^ed, liCtter frofli a l^tìier to Iiis Oiildi^n. The Whipping^ Po»t. From tbe Greenrille Appeal. i » i r i-r nru T^ » • 1 • V follow youT Fule of life. The Pennsylvauia legislature has I ' , , , I , , ,, . • ■ ^ i As vou have asked * adopted the whippmg-post as a' panishment for wife beaters. This makes nine states that will hereafter punish men in this way who are guilty of this fiendish crime. Fines and imprisonment ha vefaiied to check t|iese monsters, and, besides, it ii not adequate punwh-ment for emch, a crime. Furtlier-more, it isTational and retributive justice, and would afford the pjab-lic genuine satisfection in sedtog the same punishment inflicted upon the inhuman wretch that he fiad bestowed '«pon others that wiere more belp^ss and ^ his mercy. We know that many say that the LETTER NQ. 3. My Bear Ghildbeh. — The long spell of bad weather has in-terrupted oat-door exercise, as well as materiallj int^ered inth business; bat it has done for me some valuable good, as you have asked me a question which yon say is for your fhture guidiauce: " How are we to discriminate between persons so as to enable us to select trusty fnends, and those who will only be entitled to ordinar/ or common recognition ! " If I were sitting upon a judicial bench, as a law judge, I might approximate to some qualifications in individual persons that would entitle an opinion to some respect. But as an humble person, in the common walks of life, it makes me feel very cautious which way I shaJl t^ fH, without doing personal wrong somewhere. Indeed, you have placed me in a very delicate position, and have loaded me down with a matter that will be borne with good results to yon, I hope, and to aH who might wish to Ifiiperl»! Te «Jfovtiaat and Maaalketninr. The giaad prop<»rtioxia of Texas witii itè tailed resources has been the ômitlbi theme ot many an en-thusiai^e pen, but while the state-meat tllut^ in territory, Texas is greateil than all Kew England, Kew iTork, Peimsylvama, West Tirgiu^ Obio and ludiaoa, is as-touQdi|g, it is yet less eomprehen-i^e tbitti the demonstrations that that I propose to make, and which I have never yet seen in print, fhesme of sight beimg one of thé eaÉesi for demonstrative purposes, i propose to use Ht to show the grandeur of Texas, that merits the naine of "imperial" if.New York deserves to becalled the " excelsior." The state of Texas, while not exactly square, is nearly so, there being but little difference between its length and breadth, in which it is alike California, Nevar da, Lotdsiana, or Florida. Now, for the sake of illustration and clear demonstration of the im- UENTISTRY, Dr. T. L. TAYLOR. (Office oter Wiley's Warehouse.) Teeth Extracts Without Pain, WITHOUT DANCER! 6£0. H. HtGGINS, M. D. ^ y iJ^T^j^u, ^orth Strtd^ —whipping post is a relic of barliar-^wa^w -or TO cmcgT, theoat ahb igm and ai such twaddle as t&j&t. M. A .sptM...\Ts. K K.LEiJETT.! But ii is a pr^'tical and econom ical way of: deaJing with barl^i-1 ans, for to say the least of it, .the I wife beatei: is no better than a savage and sLbuld be dealt with a^ be deals with bthers, But people say _ -, ^^ degrading. So be it. The JLLil-llJLf ff IvlvXi^ man who strikes a woman graced already. Thero is no d^ubt i that the estsablishment of a whip- hrOOST^ & LEGETT, A Uomeys-at- La w. Office on Oak St. ABILENE, : : TEXAS. me as dutiful children, and feeling that you look to me is co^JMihg enquirers may, and believing that I may know of some general rule by which one can judge the good from the bad, I will say here that appearances alone are too deceptive to depend upon. Casual and conventional acquaintances, unless recommended to you by inflexible authority, known by yourselves, may be permitted always to feel at ease in your presence. But to be discreet, and not open the door of your hearts and bM them to a^de iii^. ter place them on probation until they have proved that they are worthy. Hold! now, that they are enthroned in tbe sanctnary of your t^^ing fully 500 mile« realize that they ^ ^ across and touch Louisiana, Mis- mensity of Texas, take a string stretch it from the northwestern corner of Cameron county and you have the great distance across the state. Put this string at Tex-arkana and the other end will reach beyond Chicago,, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Columbia, S. C., Savannah, Ga., Jacksonville, Florida, and Vera Cruz, Mex., and from this point it touches and talces in Mexico, Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Winconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Arkansas, Indian Territory, Kansas, Nebraska, Dakota, W^yoming, Colorado, Utah, AMzm^ and New Mexico, staies and territories, the Gulf of Mexico, and liii]>d«rrlB« AetwU Settlers Senator Van Wyek has called the attention of the president, the secretary of the interior and the attorney-general to the fact that several citizens of Nebraska have recently been murdered in consequence Qf their attempts to establish homes under i>he pablie land-laws within the enclosure known as the Brighton ranch in Nebmska« The senator urges the administia' tion to take arbitrary measures under the authority of the anti-fencing law, to remove the fences and open the public lauds to settlement. These ranchmen did not even have the quasi title conferred by a lease, and yet they murdered American citizens who sought a home within the (illegal) inclosure of public lands. Still the lease-law advocates in Texas would have us believe the lessees of large pastures would welcome invasions of their premises by actual settlers. The ranchmen of Texas will not TEXAS STATIS Sfilili. CMeaaed Prom oarBtdm^g. BeHonhas la»d an elee^s for postmaster« Laredo has bad a tremendona rainstorm lately« The chicken crtrp rs said to be numerous this season. Tyler is trying to organize a aaS-itary company. The State Medicai Asftoeiatioii will meet next year in Dailas. Bevenue Collector Sinclair ai Galveston has been removed/ Tbe Federal Court will eonvene at Dallas next Monday. Denison had a rain-&ll recently of twenty'one inches. Rockwall wants a railroad connection with Fort Worth. Marlin had eighteen convictions at the last session of eotErt. Brazoria county escaped the destructive floods of the Brazos. The washouts on the Fort Worth & Denver road are all repaired. Twelve dollars is the ruli»g price for Texas yearlings this season- The state teachers' association 13th of has been another lirhole-at Dela- the Kepnblic of Mexico. Taking the northwest corner of Dallam county as a starting point, from Tex- resort to the violence of Nebraska, but the acquisition of large bodies will meet in Waco on the of land, whether by purchase or June, lease, is a bar to settlement, and There will as surely lead to trouble as j sale cattle-stealing affair that the system is perpetuated in w^are Bend, this state. The man who inveighs Stockmen say about 8,000 head against the sale of large bodies of of cattle died in Bee county du-land to one man or firm, and then winter, advocates an hermetical lease for The gold fields in Milam county six years of unlimited ( uantities of promising in public land, evidently believes con- j John Da^gherty, an old citizen of San Angelo, has been found dead in a poad. sistency to be the virtue of fools. -^ . - Saving: and Having. Either a man must be content with poverty all his life or else be willing to deny himself some luxuries, and save, to lay the base of independence in the future. But if a man the fotitpe ^nd spends all that he earns, (whether The fruit crop around Marlin is fine, and the yield will he one of the greatest eer vknown, A fine article of fire brick is made at Flatonia, and it finds market as rapidly as made. Tenthoiisand dollars h^ been snhscribed by the citizens of Decatur to endow a college. hearts, see and reaJize that they have become a part of your existence, and that the life you live they live. I beg of yon not to his earnings be one or t^u dollars ^ every day,) let him look for lean | A widow at Palestine recently and hungry want at some future | ^^.^overed a judgment a^n^ the . .„ • , railroad company for $12,000, for time, for It will surely eome, no ; matter what he thinks. i is absolutely the onh '' from all over the country iudicaie that railroad and AtTORNEY-AT LAW {Office in the couri-hotinf.) ABILENE, - - TEXAS. 18 dis away the key expectingthat I they may never wish to depart, or ' that you in time mav not be ping influence. The remedy is hef-oic, we admit, but a few appUcafions TT * p t> i : of itwould soou eradicate the evil. ■ ,, ^ , , ! glad to release a discovered viper, post would exert a wholesome ^, , j i -.i n To save sissppi, Arkansas, Tennessee,' way to get a solid fortune; there j telegraph wages are getting higher Kentucky. Illinois, Missouri, Jo-1 i® no other certain mode, lliose as the business outlook improves, wa, Indian Territory, Kansas, Ne- who ^hut tlieir eyes and ears to Two roller flour mills, with a braska, Minnesoto, Dakota, Wy-j tbese plain facts will be forever capacity of 150 barrels per day , oming, Montana, Idaho, Utah, Ne- POor, and for their obstinate r^ec- j ^nll be erected and m operation at ' vada California, Arizona, ^ew ; tion of the truth, mayhap will ' Waxahachie soon. A . T.PATTOX E E HART800K. A ttorneysat-Laic, abilene, :: :: texay. {Office qecr Carn^ron^fi Bank.} I era do net deserve respect. As Rough aM a Cowbdy. ClfAS. I. ATTORNEY-AT-LAW {Ofieeover Camcron\s Bank,) Pme ähvet, : : Abilene, Texas. H. A, PORTER Aitomey-ai'Law, From Sidney (N'eb.,) Telegraph. ' ''You look as rough as a co\^boy, was the salutation with which a new comer was met by his wife ^ the depot Wednesday. The ma& did look rough. He had been l^eak-ing and building a sod house; and performing other arduous dhties abilene, - - - TEXAS. I pertaining to opening up a ^m. Will practice in the District Courts of but he did not have the least r^em-T^}'lor and a^jo^'^ng counties. (Officr in the C%urihou»c.) (The like has occurred and it will i I continue to occur as thé seeds of i the fall remain with us. I have ventured this far to place in your minds a pointer to aid you in one of the most vital questions ' Mexico, and take over 2 that Tou will often be called upon | ^^^ Pacific coast, to confront, and it will be attended • Now take Brownsville, the south-with greater perplexity than most ' ern extremity of Texas, and you all other trials you will have to en- i ^^ke in all the Republic of Mexico, counter during your life time. | ^^^^ Republic of Guatamala, Mexico, the Paciiic Ocean, Lower: in rags and filth. Let them so die California, and the Republic of and thank themselves. They take ; ^^^^^^^ cursing Mexico. Taking El Paso as a start- a sort of recompense in ing point, you reach from San ' fortune. Great waste of hi& breat^h 1 Francisco, to beyond the City of: They might as well curse inoun- ¿000 miles ' tains and eternal hills, for fortune does not give away her real and substantial goods. She sells them Under the law passed by the 19th legislature school trustees ng the scholastic census of their districts. Some bays while fishing in the Trinity river at Dallas, a few days ago, caught an aligator two and a half feet lonsf. Adieu, dear children. Father. P. S.—In my next, I shall hope io still further pursue question. E : COtCBEl^L H.A. TILLETT. Coekrell & TiUett, ,, Attomteym-at-Law, Office pp stairs, Wristen Building. blance to a cowboy. The coS'boy would not think of wearing a black slouchy, two dollar hat^ if he be a 1 Alway^s I«overs One great trouble about Tesa» to the highest bidder, to the hard- farmers is that they keep their est, wisest worker for the boon. ' smoke-houses in Chicago and Kan-Men never make so fatal a mistake City. John I^yor, colored, was lynched at Palestine Friday night a week . „ . ,, 1, for attempting to assault a white the same ; hze , the western end of the island ; in the world. L^ ery nian , ^ two dav8 previous to the F. ' of Cuba, and touch mil take in ^^^^ »r mar his life, which- ! lyuehing. ' Lousiana, Mississippi. Alabama, ' ^^ ^^ choose. Fortune is and nearly to the city, which is the as when they think they are mere capital, the British Colony, of Be- creatures of fate-'tis the sheerest world. Every man his Florida, Georgia. Tennessee, Ar-'for those who, by diligence. The proprietor county gold fields of the Milam have ordered -.r i I kansas, Indian Territorv, Kansas,'lionesty, frugaUty, place them-i machinery for crushing ore, and Married people should treat each ; ^^__^ „.______ ______' selves in position to grasp hold of are confident that they havestrack the to Fine Street, Abilene Texag. THOIAS JAIES FINNIE, ' ATTOKEY-AT-LAW, ^Motar^ Public and Conveyancer. Will practice in district courts, and eoort of appeals at Austin. Will also buy and sell land and live stock on commis-gion. ' L. SEABROOK^ ATTORN E\-AT-L AW, jt^j^XXJEXTE, - - . TEXJEuS. cowboy he will wear a whitii hat rather broad, costing from ^x to teen dollars. The cowboy's boots j are not factory made cowhides, but the beet of shop made calfskins with pointed heels, price fifteen to eightee dollars. The remainder of his garb wilLbe about as costly pro. portionately, and if he be on ^ress parade a haiidsome silk hi^iker-cheif tied gracefully about his!^eck will be frddedio his make-up. ^ Evi- other like lovers all their lives-j across thenthevwoaldbe happT. Bick-1 ^P""'« the southern point of the peninsula of Lower California. ering and quareling would soon break off love affairs; consequently lovers indulge in such only to a •very limited extent. But some people—men and women both— when they have once got married think they may do just as they please, and it will make no differ-erence. Thjey make a great mistake. It causes all the difference in the i^orld. Women should grow more devoted and men more fond Taking the mouth of the Sabine river as another starting point, you reach Havana, Key West, Savan- fortune when it appears in view. The best evidence of frugality is the five hundred dollars or more standing in your uan»e at the ' savings bank. The best evidence of honesty is both diligence and it rich. The courthouse at Baird is still moving onward and upward. The arches and second floor nah, and Augusta, Ge©rgia. Am I not right then in cailing Texas the j Imperial State ! A Just'; 1avr. frugality.—Ex. after marriage, if they have slight-dently the lady liad heard th^t she ^sX idea of being happy as wives •WHl pTa<^îce in the County, Dls-and etil er courts of the State. JTT. BERRY tfe CO. —GENEBAL- and Live-Stack Agents. Also •n ts for T. & P. R. R. Lands lots in TayforOo. sn»1 was coming to a country i^ere Hhose horrid coir boys" live| and thought >to cast reproaehupoà her "hubby" for his slovenly lUti^ by c&Uing him a cowboy. The MoKinneyf^ii^trerremtrks A man who can calmly ^art for the presidency and wind up i^ith a postoffice, has within him the true sjMrt of Democracy.. Hehasg^p* ed tlìe genius of onr instìintìons. and hust>ands. It is losing sight of this fttndamental truth which leads to hundreds of divorces. Yet many » man will scold his wife who would never think of breathing a harsh word to his sweetheart; and^manj a wi£d will be glum,, and moi^seon her hnslwid's rl^^mi who onlj smiles and wor^ of cheer for him when he Was her suitor. How can such people ex-peM to be happy ? The following law was passed by the nineteenth legislature. If any person has given or shall i hereafter give anj mortgage, deed of trust or other lien, ia writing, upon any personal or moveable prop, erty (or growing crop of farm produce) and shall remove the same or any part thereof out of the state, or shall sell or otherwise dispose of the same with intent to defraod the person having suce Uen^ either originally or by tranisfer, he shall be pnnished byipprisonmeat in the penitentiary noil^s ^an two nor more than fl re year«. walls are above the nearly ready for the joists. Corsicana is to have a cotton mill It wiil be built of brick^ 54 feet wide by 300 feet long, and will cost, with its machinery, $100,000. It will consume 1800 bales of cotton annualty. --» • ^—j w. E. Spear, in8|>ector of gov- When the Southern people want emment works, decided upon the , to make asses of themselves ihey I sandstone at Millsap and Gr^gei- „„J for the federal building at Dallas, can no it with more zeal and , ^^^ f«, ^as been earnestness than any people in the ; completed. The Brazos river is the "father The clerks in Washington are doing more work to the man now, than thev were ever known to do. world. We expect ere long to hear of state celebrations every time General Grant cleans his toe nails.—OaiesviUe Advance. of waters" in Texas. She is 900 miles long. Her mi^esiie flow reaches from the Pss^ndle to the Gtilf, throng' as rich a coan^ try as the saa shines a|K»B.Cotton plan^gif stSl going on A prisoner who had been declared not gniHj in a murder trial at Baleigh hanged himself the oth' around Marlin, a&d a big crop to g^y, and that remorse led him ^ ^ ^y ^^^^^ thTseasoa 1»« to inflict upon himself the punish-1 be^ most excellent, and every' ment he e«f!»ped m the courts. thtng pofnt« to an ahfnidirtrt crop. ;