Abilene Taylor County News, May 22, 1885

Abilene Taylor County News

May 22, 1885

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Abilene Taylor County News (Newspaper) - May 22, 1885, Abilene, Texas ' /"í -j ' .——ir------- ' ..r...,^----------------- „Í ----—---^------i-----^—--^- A Wedd/l^wipapw-rDtveled to til« Stoek-«iis»g, Agmvltutsl, Miseri^ Hiimì컫! «ad Xstsmts of Ttylvr C«»iÌ7, VOLUME 1. TAYLOR OOIHSTFY, TEX^, FRIDAY, MAY 22, 1885. ^TLIMBKH 10 Otte copy three aionths, SO cents. Oae copy one year, SI .50. SUBSCfUmOM MTES. Otte copy three aionths, SO cents. Oae copy one year, SI .50. ADYERmm^ATES, Emular advertise menta. .50 cent« peif Iheh per month, column measurenient. Transient advertisements, SI per inch per month. I^gal advertisements, SI per inch. Local busineSB notices, 10 cents per line èie first week, and 5 cents perline for ^aeh additional we?k. Professional cards, on iirst page, per Tear. Half pai?e and pag*i advertii^mentR will have special terms given on application, i_ Pt'ofesftiofial Cavdft, J. M. I8»KL1-, M. D. JJfO. RODMAN, M. D. ROD.^Ail & ISBELL, PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS. Office in Rear of Carter's Dnigstore. ABILENE ......TEXAS, \m. í'ABRI\(iTII.\ Í FIELD Oßce orci- Cameron h Banli. ABII.EN'E, : : : TEXAS. WIfilBS ARE THE IflCKED BURIED. ' 'Tell me. gray-headed sextOTi," I »aid, '' Where in thisfleM are wicked folts laid ? '' I have wandered the old gravej-ard through, Aj»d8tadie<J theepitaths olUand n<fW; Baton a monument, ob«»liBk, pill!g, or stone, I read of no evil that men had doue ■r * t \ Tlie old serton stood by a grave np*ly made, Witn hl8 chin on hi« hand, and his^band on hia ^de; I knew by th« gleam of his eloquenf eye Hiat his heart was instructing hl8^i])8«to reply. Whols tojadge when the soul take^its flight? Who is tojadge 'twixt the wrong s»d the right? Which of OS mortuls dan^- to say i That oarnei^bor was wicked who to-day ? t In our jonmey through life, the furii« we»peed, The better we learn that humanityneed-Is Charity's spirit that prompts us j>ind, Rather Virtue than Vice in the iivea^f oar kind. Therefore, good deeds we record on^eso stones, The evil men do, let it die with their bones. I have labored as sexton this mday S ytjar, ' Kut I never have buried a bad man here. —ITie Trtttil Si'eker. Came Trail». From Béei'«« County. I.IVE NTO< K BlTJyETIX. Percentage oí Lonséi During the Past WinWr. D. G. CHALMERS, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW -AND- LANDACENT. {Offire, Spoontts (f- Lryctf Buililiiifi.) Abilene, : : : Texas. • BR()W\, " DENTISTS, USE NiTROUS OXIDE GAs. Office over Wheeler's drugstore, on stock liulletin for the weeS ending North Seeond St., Abiljene, i'e.vad. Teetli 188.") • ^ Twenty-six vice-presiiknts of The following resouluti0118 were adopted a^ Dallas on the lOUi inst., > by the Texas Lire Stock Aasocia-tion: L The only safe and practicable trail for southern cattle to be driven out of Texa« is the old Fort Griffin and i'ort Dodge trail, crossing the Texas & Pacific railway near Baird, thence by way of Albany and Doan, crossing Eed river near the Iatt<3r place, and tbence on the present trail to Caldwell, for all cattle destined for the Xortheast. 2. For all Southern cattle going to the North and Northwest, we recommend that they adhere to the Dodge trail, on the north side of Red river at Da^is to the North fork of Red river, thence np the North fork as the trail now runs, leaving the North fork near Comanche Springs; thence to Klk creek, thence along the old Dodge Toyah, Texaa, May 13, 188o. Bditoes Kews:—If you will give are a small space in the col-umtis of your valuable paper, I will endeavor to give'youan inkling of our iSir away Western home, and, furthermore, to remind the News that the warm hearts of Comj)aTiy E., {Rangers} continue to beat for its welfaie. Thomgh miles sepa-tate us, and time may keep us away from Abilene—"Yet, our hearts will be sad and drear," until ^e are welcomed back to wander its beautifill streets and see the smiling and pleasant faces of its good people »gaiB. I am of the opini our boys have indnlgCd too freely in Beadle's dim© literature, as ;3rhe Wool Trade. Fr#m the lioston Advertiser. " Manufacturers have beeia securing larger orders for . woolen goods-of all kinds, and many are The executive cornmittei? of the National Cattle and Hors« Grow-Lürgetion to Coldwater, and up i oric' A fi:c/-»/'ÍQti/-íj) nf ♦ ho TTiíítíiíl /-.i, , .-r^nni^-,. -i they all seem to be friends to the Rangers. Toyah has a population of about 800, and has two schools, one a private school and the other the public school. They have a good school building, which is also | 8ni)i)lied ahead, 3fany of the used as'a church house and for ^ jj^^gj^.^^ ^jjj^ up this Sunday-school purposes. There ^^.¡¡j are three dry goods and iriot,'ery j ^^ ¡^ stores, two saloons, one restaurant,; J,^^^^ shrewdest and two hot^ils. The chmatc can- manufacturers are aware of this, notbc excelled, even by beauUful Italy. We have an artesian i buving more frecJv of lat< " which flows 30.8 giillons of sulphur . ^^^^ ^^^^^ wat^reveiy minute, and toritscu- aifference of oinnion, and buyers, rative powers it cannot be sar-; of another losing market, passed by apy of the mineral 1 are verj-conservative as to prices. ters in the world. | ^vith the }»est Texas dips qaoted , . , ^ All the Hangers like Abilene, ^^^ ¡^ I am of the opinion that some of there is one of the command who likes it exceedingly well, ^o, selections of bchl . well,indced,thathiseverythought: .jj ^ o, ^^ u;} something of that nature Inis m-1 ^ en awake, and his drean.s whonj^.^.^^t tiuenced the innocent iiedgeiings ; Abilene, and his song ; „f t^e that all wild w.^tern countries | i ,,ft j ,,, dispense with the comiuis- tlow with nothing but milk and , He and all the bal-' j,,,.j.chant. honev, and clear, ripi)ling streiinis,! f I, look forward to ' hm n, • r , r . - ^ ! r tne loue iook loiwaru lo, UKM-ontldence in t)u! future of trail to a point west of Fort Sup- ^^ T ' tl)C time when they shall liear the I ,,, plv; thence west to the east end i "" ' welcome eonimand "about lace ; to ; ^he , „ ,, ij)ie to i)ull up stakes and move | \ j,;)^,,., i" X K \ ' i • » n of the drift fence north of the Can-, ^ ^ ^ , . m • , Abilene maitn . a. iv. |advanee on clips consigned «iM I we«tacross the great plains. Ihcir ------> --I ^ , x , ! nave to close uj) to lexas values ¡on tlie diftVrent grades, or tiie ¡growers \\ill give tlie coinmiHsion adían, to the north side of said i. . , . ,, i • „ ' , ^ i innocent hearts leaped with joy fence and as near to it as practica-' ,, p ^^ i ui -x 'at the üdiiigs, for they fully be- ble to the Rifle pits on the north l. , ^^ ^ 4 , TA • . , ■ lieved that they were soon to see Palo Duro: thence 111 a westerly;^. , , , ' ' ' the beautiful western scenery, From RunuelM i'onuty. ers' Association of the! United I Coij^at^j. to Buffalo Springs, and States farniHhes the following live Whence in a northwesterly direc- lilled with carfe. Artiricial teeth iiiade to order, and a tit guaranteed. JDEXriSTR 1 . Dr. T. L. TAYLOR. [Oßicf orrr \Vllry'$ li'íjrf/íOf/S'-.) Teeth Extracted Without Pain, WITHOUT DANCER! Runnels, May 18. 188.'>. P:dituks Np:ws :—Thinking per-: men [a fair field with the dealers, where gigantic trees grow beside that a few items from our; In Texas there is a strong demand the clear, rippling streams, m I flourishing little'city would be of : on mill accou.it, wholly for lonj; „ . , imaginations they could "'tcrest to your many rea<lers 1, staple fine medium grades, whieh tion to the mouth of the South ; , , GEO. H. HIGGINS, M. D. {Refidencf, North Piite Street.) —TO— D18ÏA818 0? TIS CHEST, TIEOAT AND SEK. M. A SP<J0NTS, K.K.LKGETT. sroox^rs & legett, Aftorncys-af-Lmr, (>lHre on Oak St. ABILP^NK, : : TEXAS. the states and territories report the per-centage of losses^ among cattle and horses during tlte past winter as follaws: Arizona, 1-2 of 1 per ceii|, Arkansas, no unusual looses. ^^ Canada, 3 to ä per cent. ^ (.'alifornia, no unusual loöses. Idaho, li 1-2 per cent £ Illinois, no unusual los^e^. Indiana; no unusuaMossIs; possibly 1-4 of 1 per cent-Iowa, 1-2 of 1 per cent. ^ The Indian territory, ö to C per cent. Kansas, 2 ])er cent. > Montana. 3 to ."> per cent. ]\Iinnesota, no unusual lo^es. see the dusky warrior aud his dark-eyed damsel floatijiig leisurely down i' the placid stream, shaded by the j overlianging boughs of the trees ; will trespass upon your columns ; will cull out very many of the enough to give a few of the pass- ! pretty wools from the whole stock, ! and this, tof^etlier with (he eonti-We have a tompcranee organi/.a- dcnce tliat there is much room foi tion here, which is conipoRcd of speculation in wool may «ive J X xu 1 * J wcitilti occasionally flit across them and to the cattle located on the line of the drive, and we be- , . , ■ • 1 eouiiir\ ,, ; • • strove to picture in their minds < lieve that if tne drive is coniined , , , ,, wliieh c , .„ . the great change between Abilene i' S. P. HARDWICKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW (Ojfict' in fh'' cnHrt-liouxt.) ABn.KN'K. — — TEXAS. A. T. rATToN. K K. IIAKTSOOK. IlAPtTSOOK A: PATTOX, .1 ttin'H t^/s-af-Lair, ABILENE, :: :: TEXAS. (f)ffir'~ fif, .'• ('<ti/i-'rn>i'\ luu'L.) CHAS. i. /i:f ATTORNEY-AT-LAW Carriiso on the Ci{nmaron, near the Colorado line. 3. In the opinion of your committee these are the onlv trails . , ^ , 1 1 -i I - 1 o I : that gi^ow along Its banks. \\ liilc, +1 . ,1 1 ,1 ♦ ■ over which Southern cattle can be | ^^ ^ ^^^^ smiles^ material m the country, strength to the market later in the driven without great danger to uf ........J« ^^^ | and thev propose to drive the sale , ^eaNoii. countc^nanresofthe bovs as thev of whisky out of Uns part of the; One point is .ertaiu a..d .-U-ar in country, at our local election regard to wool raising m Texas. 'Nlav (W>d aJid it is, that without an advance , . , „ PTcat change Deiwecn At)iiene I ......................' . . , , r to these trails It will iuruish a safe dth^''l' dti'lt.flows with milk '»'^'ss them in their noi»Ie work is m price of tine woul.s Detoro ne.\t outl^to Southei^^c^le, ^^^^jthe prayer of a majority of our j iall, ^ere will],e no money expen^ but little danger to cattle ^ong'^^j^'^J ^ ^ ^ ; I.est citizen.s. " » ded to continue the process of these trails. , j " , . , Our rnerchaiits are doiu-^: a good irrading to a tine standard, and ^ .. ^ Tiii.c inoi cd oil. and ('\eiitii- . n . ■ 4. \our committee further re-j „ , , . -r , „ u,. business, and from the gr. ut mini- the wool gro^ cr will inii( -rowing , , .... ally nronplii up at lovaii, iMtu its ' ,..',11 i . commend that a committee ot , ■ , ., " m 1 her of wauons heavilv Innded with wool and j.iodin i- woui oi.ly as mh , . X 1 , XI • "loveiv ' suiToundings. lhen,and ^ ^ ^ • • • . . . three be api)0inted by the chair-i ^ • ^^ ... ^ ,, „ wool i>assin<Mhrough to the mar- iiH-idcnt to mutton raising, even if . , ,1-1 not until then, dnJ we tullv realize ^ " 1 1 1 1 , <1 r nuin to have such bridges con- ^^^ ^^ ^^^ ^ itlooks like the Wool growers it has to be done at the expense <,f ' * , of our coiintv are doin:: well and cutting up the lar;rer tloeks into me no^ el ' , , , , ' ^ ,, doi e in '^"onbl I)e ]iapj»y. smaller ones. trails without danger, and the | ' " ......^ ^ Our Odd Fellows orgnnl/.alj!)n. I'laciu-1,". c'lits a-T^-\as nver- Nebraska, west, 3 to 4 per: cent-; pejjgggjjf ^aid bridges be ' composed of some of the besi men age realized on ;-ood wouJk it ,s New York, no unusual losses. .i.,. ______. ^'"''Stiallen they were "P"'» ^ liv. ......jndurem. nt lo \pvfldfl flbiiiit 1 '>nf 1 Trt^ ciMit i structed Oil these trails as may be '. ,^ .>e\aua, anoui I-» 01 I ... ' , icalh" T)ortrayed lu the dime New Mexico, about 1-2 ofiCl per necessary to enable cattle to cross ' ' ,, ^ 1 • i , . : \ . T -ii * 1 1 I was all hct;on and existed a cent. trails without dauL'-er. and the ex- _ . . Ne w Kngland, no unusual losses; i ^^ diflferent associations ^^^ possibly 1-4 of 1 per cent. ^ j ^^^ state in proportion to the -Old New Mexico, no uousual number of cattle rc])resented. losses. Oregon, no unusual losseft. Pennsylvania, no unusiwL^ses. Texas, 4 to ii ])er cent, jj^ 1 Virginia, no unusual losses. AVest Virginia, 1-2 of 1 ])ct^'ent. | Wisconsin, no unusual losfîes. | Wyoming territory, from ''4 to 5 percent. ■ •i j Washington territory, né. unu-, siial losses. Cattle driven on these trails to not be allowed to graze more than two and one-half miles on each side of the trail. eir arriva. in the land of "milk and honey.'' The Pecos river, so noted for iis "bad cowboys" and swift, imuMy waters., was the beautiful, clear, running stream ; they had dreamed of seeing, and had j.ictured to themselves many How to go Into the Sheep liai.]»y hours to he passed along its ^^ ^^^^ ^^^^^ BuMness. cool minks, shaded by the over-, , --! hanging boHghs of huge old trees, From-the Young: County XewR, i But alas ! the hiigcold trecs are Tfyou want to get into the 8heei> nothing more than the dagger stalk business, buy you a piecc of iialf robbed of its limbs by the __ground, f€lice it in with a good ^ joug continued drouths, so com- The award of prizes at tl^ in-' »beep^ight fence, cultivate a ^on to this part of the country.; The i)ast winter and present of Olir town, is a {»errnanent tì.\- ceni-^ below any ture. The l)ountifnl dinner the> ^rade for wool, es[>e<'iall> a,s ^jiad gave ("free to ali,"') a short time in^i for wool is iar;iely done at the ago, will leiig be rememl>ered by c.\j>cnse of tlu' < arcass. vour c()ire.fpondeni and* inan\ • ^ others whowere fortunate enouLdi -^t the recent mretinq; of the to 1)6 prefscnt on thal ineinorable occasion. The Inter Htate H H EPH ERI) r.dV. Alfalfa lor .Sheep. 'Army of the Potomait" in the city of Baltimore, (ien. (irant was re-eleetcd eoniiiiauder-in-chier, The business meeting was held at Ford's grand oper.i house. A j)leasanl incid^ent of the oi-easion was the welcome extended to the K. E. Lee ea/n¡) ol'\ eti.-rans in t)jt followin;,'' words of .Mayoi' L.itrobe ; "U'e had a fair, s'juarc and J'ine direct, {0^cr,.rrr Cauuron. Bnn.k.) | tcT-state drill iuNew Orlea;Ì8 on i of the laud and stack up all. The honey they have inquired for | 'i<'i"oi'straied the ii^^'t we want a fair, square i.ea<e, Abilnw, r^xiT-v. i the IGth inst., was as foliows'j Tlie ' feed 3-0U can get, fence a few ' at the stores, liut they have ho far ' t^iat altalfa is the finest sheep food ^ lepresciit (ieneral -------------------- ------------------------------, Houston Li^rht Guards Ist^j Mo-little pastures, buy good milch | foiled to find anv. Ten cents per ; ii'the world. On it the sheep-ets H. A. PORTER, 4)ile Rifles, 2d; Chickasaw Giards, cows, and fix yourself to live on ; .¡uart gets us all the milk v,e want., very fat in the fewest days possible, ------' ^--- Attorney-at-Law, • ,3r(i ; Louisville Legion 4th. ^ ' ^^^ f-^^ch. Then go and find some I The noted Indian warrior and his . the flavor ot the flesh is tiner Assistant Secretary ol (lieTreas ABILENE. - - - TEXAS, i The medal and first priJiC^; were ''«^n who is sick of sheep busHicss (iark-eycd (binus^^^ have not yet ^»an that produced by any other „ry Fairchild advocates the pubii - • • ..... ' known food. And wliile on this cation of the names of all a4)pli«-ants will remark that mutton for federal otlice. The idea is a pest meat to the butch- good oiie. It would ^ive the }»eo- Such consumer does not })]e a chaiK-e to sec who desired to gf^ seem to get the advantage of the l)econie otTicial.'f.and to warn the ad- jij.. low prices which the farmer is miiiistration against them should wnipractice in the District Court« of; jjjjj^^j^^j ^^ Scurrv fc the ' having commenced at the been seen, but the hungry and lank ^nown lood. Taylor ai^djoimn^ ; contest the Mobile !Rifles ! ^rong end. Buy them cheaply, forms of the dusky sons and daugh- ; suluect we wi ------------— received the second prize- the'^^e them a good dipping before ters of our sister Republic form a J . E.COCK11K1.L " Chickasaw Guards the thiif and j land, feed fair substitute for them. S ' """ Cockrell àTillett, LouìsvìHo U-gion the the fourth, ¡tbem, shelter them, protect them,'keenly felt diBappointnients .1 I The individual drill for thè best the increase as fast as you can ; these have put a damper upon .1 tfikntteyH'itt-L,a tr, Oflk-e up stairtt, Wristen Buildiiii;. ]*ine IStrect, ! drilled man, which had ten eitries,' to the butcher market« at a good confidence in the scenes portrayed forced to accept. Perhaps if the they be. con.^idered unworthy.- ... hv Corporal Geolge n. Jou will make a most the dime novels. AVe are dis- Pn<'e8 of live and dressed mutton (iaheMon Nnc». Aonenc HJian. - ^ i:...-.. ----------. ..... . were not f-o much at variance there THOfflÂS IÂMES rilTNIE, ATTC)liEY-AT-LAW, ]^otary Public and Conveyancer. ; Torrey of the Houston^ Light comfortable living, if you do not appointed, and I might .say dis^giii^t- Guards. 5 In the cadet companies t^e Tus- • ^ caloosa fpadet« have the first prize, ,...„ - ! the Bat^n Rouge Cadets th« sec- >\ ill practice m district conrts, and . . v is 1 .1 coortof appeals at Auftiri. vvi;] ako buy ond, the South Carolina Cadets and sell land and livestock on commis-1 the third, and the Auburn Cadet« »KXl. i ' -------------------------------------------; the fourth. L. SEA 13KOOK, ATTOH^ EY-AT-LAW, - - - a In the artillery drill the Indianapolis light artillery carried of the first prize, the Washington artil-llery the second, the Louisiana makeá fortune in sheep. The IndianBeath Sentence Oregon will hold a stat^ elec-in on the tir.'^t Monday in June . .r^.l nhi vhileue' forced to hold his Stock so long I'uportance is attached to fi-i H market.-Dc«rcr Li' it because the legislature to be ! There IS no place so beautitul ana ^ ^ ^ ^^^^^ ^.jj ^ l^ri Vrvirr all tliiit cflu ho '^^'ould bc a bcttcr-lemand for fat ,ed. Now about all that can tion on the tir.^t Monday in June /heard amongst us is "send us back • ' ^ « « .. » i ......^ ^^^.....^^^^ Special to the Fort Worth G»wtto. Fort Smith, Ark., May 16.—Sam ' »» revered as Abilene. Newton,afull-bloodediudiaB,was ^ow, Mr. Editor, allow of my convicted in the Mosholatubbe taking up a little space with Toyah Stock Record. States Senator to elect. The Republicans carried the State by a ___ ______________. small plurality last fall, bat the district, Choctaw nation, on Tues- f®^ Reeves county. If any of Ab- ivfemphis, Tenn., May 16.—W.K. Democrats are making stifenaous Killed in a I»uel. day of last week, of murdering' his i i^^»«'® ^'^tiiens should visit Toyah . ^ prominent attorney exertions to carry the election wifeandwassent^ncedtobeshot they will find us snugly camped on I ^^^ g p Ume, and the prospects are to death on the 5th of June nexi,| t^»« »orth side of the railroad, just ^^^ impog »i^wm practice in the c<ninty. Die- field artillery the third and the at Gains county court hou8e,where i»^^ttie below the Round House, ^ ^^ fought a Uibie for us to have a Democratic rid and oth.er courts of the State. I Qalveston light artillery the Mitchell Anderson met a Uke fate ' there is do lack of dust and ^^^^ ^^ ^^ ^ ^ ^^^ ^^ ^^^^^ ycars.- J.T. BERRY & CO. —GENERAL— I^nd and Live^^tock Asents. Al&o afi'nt.^ for T. á: P. R. R. Lands Silfi lou uj Tarkn- Co and Abileae. fourth. There was no competition and the Buseh Zouaves took th« prize , for the zooares and St, Mary's vol-! unteers took the first prize for the , beet rural company. on the 6th of the present month. Hie attorney-general has decided th|i,t a Wn can hold the offices of alderman and school trustee at the &ame sand. Toyah is a little place, not | ^^^ ^^ming with shot-guns. Sheb Mexia Ledger. 80 flourishing as Abilene, and not ^^^ ^^ instantly killed. His gun ; ---- s© many brick houses, but we find ^^^ ^^^ discharged. H. W. Terry murdercdT. A. Je as genial and clever a set of people . -m- » -m--ter near Lynchburg Va., las Hving here as it has ever been our; CqJ. Tom Campbell, of Marshall,' week, and was himself l:?!uched b> fortiarne to meet anywhere, and ^^^ buried last Monday moFiiing. an inlariated moV»,- ;