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Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - June 5, 1891, Abilene, Texas X ■K k ÍV I I I ^County News JIMBS A. LOWàT, PU6LIBBEB A Wwklj Ntwip»p«r—DtTfttfd U tkf D«Telopm«4 ®f Abil«at, T»yl« Couaty, aad th* "Abüta« Couatry" TSBMS, $1.50 PSR TÎA& VOLUME 7.ABILEKE, TAYLOE COUOTY, TEXAS, FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 1891. Í^TTMBEE 15 THÏO. HEYCK. Fi^idetit. J. G. LOWDOX, Caehicr VTM. CAMERON, Vice-Pres. THE ABILENE NATIONAL -Ä^SIXiEiTS, T: IProfessiotial Cartls, »rs. JEVARTS & STI1.ES, umnnii numm AND SURGEONS. (©"Diseases of Women a Special OJiee North Second Street. Dr. Evarts' residence at Jalonick place North Side ; Dr. Stiles' over office. Republislied by Keqaest. The Great Abilene Country, what ax old-time citizen thinks Largest Banking Institution in the Abilene Country. This Institution is Managed in the Interest of Enterprises Favorable to the Abilene Country. We Would Like Your Business. DR. M. C. BOVCE. Residence: Corner Chestnid and Sere nth Sts. moistnrt equal to anj: and as I churches and iehools, elegant lo-moat of the soils of this country j ciety, electric lights, water works? scour, the same labor, team and | fire department, ice factory, roller impleinent will cultivate twice the ; mill, 3 orick yards, 2 cotton gins, Editoe News:—Iu complying |area as in the black waxy lands of , 6 lumber yards, fine courtliouse, 3 with your request to write an ar-1 central Texas. Another advan-: national banka, about 109 businesa tide for the News on the past, | tas:e that farmers in this section lious««. Has now under contract jsxÂXxrroïe^ï- THIOD. tOETCK. WM. CAMÏRON. ö«0. P. PfilLUPS, E. B. KOLMN8, J. M. DAITGHEKTY, J W. REß-, W. B BRJfeZELTON, J. G IA)WD0S DR. J. A. PIPKIN. Jie-'sidence: Co. Cr-dar and N. 7th 7t€(ir Baptist eh-r h. DR8. BOYCE & PIPKIN Offer their proflessional services to the people of Adì----------. the branches of the profession. ; . answered at all hours, day or nighr. i present and future of this, "The Great Abilene Country.*' will say first of all; That I have lived in Texas nearly years—15 years In Ellis county, 5 years in McLennan county, 1 year in Eobertson Grains of Gold. The highest exercise of charity is chanty toward the aucbaritabie. Life is a beautiful night in which as one star goes down another rises.—Richter. The worth of the 3tnte, iu :he long run, is the worth of the indi- have over those of central Texas a 813,(MX) artesian well, which ia is that we are free from those far-; down about 120« feet, and is con- yi^j^^jg composing it. mer's pests, crab grass and tie ^ tracted for 2500 faet unUss a good | virtue is a kind^oi healtb.beautv vines. . flow is obtained bafore going that | ^^^^ ^^^ ^^^^ si^n is a varied production^. depth. Another very important ________ _ other section of the Uniteil enterprise is the building of a Bap- ilene and vicinity in all county, aiid 11 years in Taylor states has a greater variety o::'j tist college in the northern sab- products that are successfully and urbs of the city. It is soinjc to be Have also traveled over -staBUSHEU lî^tfi. NATIONAUZED 1SS4. The oldest Bank in the Abilene Country. THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK, OF ABiLENE. TEXAS. CAPITAL «125,000. SURPLUS S25,000. Transaet.ia General Banking Bn.nneiss. Ool lectio n.i a Specialty and Promptly Remitted for X 2". C T O S : J. H. parramore, G A. KIRKI.AND, J. M. RADFORD. Office—Up stairs in Steffen's brick, most of the state, so that my op- protitablv grown. Crops have a very tine structure and will be Hestnut street, near _ portunities for knowing the differ- | been gathered here averaging 47 ready ibr occupancy the coming DR. D. R. FOWLER, | ent sections of Texas, and making ; j^^g^^jg ^^eat per acre; 110 fall. The present population of PHYSIGIÂN ÄND SÜB6E0N, chestnut st., abilenk. a fair comjMirison between them, ; ijugi^els of oats per acre: 75 bush- Abilene is about 5000. will be admitted by all fairminded, I ^jg ^^ ^ ^ale of cot- unprejudiced persons. Any com- | ^^^^ j^^pg 3 t^^s of sorghum parisons tiiat maybe n ade, i'ow-| ^f ^j^tpi-rne]. futuht; values. The features above mentioned, ciimare. health, varied j)rodnc- disease, deforinitv and weakness. The highest couipa.'t we can make with each other is, "iet there be truth between us toreverwore." —Emerson. There are more quarrels sinoih-ered by just shutiinj:: -our mouth and holding it shut than iiy .ill the wisdom in the world. With all the dnplicUy oi th;:? Obstetrics and ili3ea.sc.s of wom^n^a . south ' | ever, will refer especially to three j ^^g ^^jgl^j^g ^^g^ 100pounds each, | tions, mixed industries, ease of : wicked world, few of us succeed I of the counties named—Ellis, Mc- | ^jj ¿j^g natural sea-: cultivation and character of popu- in deceiving others so compieteiy ^-iLennan and Taylor—principally I g^^^g ^^^^ ^j. ^^ toot ir-; lation. taken altogether, wiil make ; as we succeed, withoi-.t effort, ¡i reason that my ii"owIedge | Nowhere do all kinds of ^he future values of h^nds double ' deceiving ourselves. Chronu a Spccudty. ^^^^^ counties is morc intimate vegetable grow to great ol-ro w. steffens. t. s roluns, rrooke smith, e. h. sixtenís. With amulf capital and large facilities to handle all desirable business we invite e^rreiponderwe and solicit a continnance ofthe lit'eral patronage extended to us. r. w JAMES. Prí-íldent ÏD. S HL'ÖHES, V President THE Farmers and Merchants Nat^o^^- Rank, j OF ABILENE, TEXAS. CAPITA). - - S60,000.00.G. W. SHERBINO, M. D.,HoMOEPATiiir pnYsi('iAx;i _______________„__________„ , that of the same qualitv of soil disTcTuiih'tS^^^ '' er perfection. The quality of our ; elsewhere without tliese\idvauta- ^^ -.......— -A----' " ------------ ----- ; sections of the state. Am a great 1 p.^jj^j^^^g all kinds ia unexcelled, ges. Intelligent peoj le will ad- DR. W. W. WALLACE, : admirer of Cleveland, principally | ^^g demonstrated by our : mil this alter rejection, if not at PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,' k^xhibits at the Texas state Fair ar 'fn-st. For the beneui of those ABILENI:, TEXAS. . ' his inends in Buffalo. -To ])yi]a8 for the years ISSS-'SD-'OC , who mr-.y be disposed to question i Taylor county receiving the ban : this, let us make a comparison, ner—the highest })reinium awar(;• ' HUis eountv is admitted by all to i ed~for the best county exhibit at be one of tlse ri<'hest farming i the Dallas Fair in 18^9 over the counties in the state. It has been The Abilene Country comi^ises l entire state. Taylor county also settled -iO years or more, and its : an areaofi\l)OUt-0,000s(iuare miles, j received the gold medal—the high-' present j)opulatiou is about •>-3,000. ! being about 100 miles east and i est premium awarded---for the fuliv I'oar-fifths being larmers. ! west, and about 200 miles north I best horticultural exhibit at the Us principal crop is cotton, the and south, and all of which is well j ¡Spring Palace at Foi t Worth crop of 1S90 being estimated at Tersely Tokl Truth«, As long as the devil can make a lire try nueh Lifrau: TEXAS. , _____Calls attended day or nis-ht. Office , tell the truth." That shal over Harris' Drugstore, itcsidence in the thought constantlv B B.KENYOX^C^hior^ : property Rmneriv owned by L. Maicr. I tins article.' hen'ry .iaMES, ass t Cashier. - ' » DR. F. N. BROWN, AmLENECOUATKV. DENTIST J JL Estiiblisiied 1SS4. abilenk. DR. J. M. ANDERSON, john li. hoxie. ('has. kexvon. s. ur<riies, w. f. klouijni)v, h. b. ken von. f. c. digbv hobkitts. and fav. james. Collections'rocPiv«! on aU accessible poiats, and Careful »ttentpin ^iven to tlu- bcsineae of correspondents Letters oí mquin n^en-nui} promptly answferea 5evkr; TOO .MUCH TROUBLE TO PI.EASE OUK CUST(jMElt« ; watered, and very fertile and pro-^^ 'ductive. It comprises ovei' 10,-IT* ^^ ■ 000,000 acres, capable of produc- over 75,000 bales, an.d being the man believe he fellow he isn" losing iiim. The devil never -ries ver\ to get a 01 an wlio ha.« not go' bone enough i'o''n-.v ii: con\'ictions. The de^'il ucvt on the man -viio enough re'igion heaven. The iiniii oai."^ the head lUid teiis iui- :oo(,I ,-> I nar (1 Î nai'k-; 10 n e : a s ' 0 s w ;ì >11 ^ V 'Va m s ' I > s I 1 ' ; c r ; PINE STUEKf. ABlí.ENK, TE.KA,^ TRY U5 j. g. { l'iífwle Con v^vancer. WILL sriTH. Notîtrv PiiblW' H. M. HENDERSON. Ssrvevor. I). T. iU.CDsOK. K. K. l.I.CKTT. BLEDOE & LECETT, Attorneys - at - Law, PINE ST.. ABILENE. I WiH pracriee in ail the courtand^'ive ! close atti-ntion to all biisine.-^.^ intnusted I to their care. 1 WM. H. LOCKETT, i ino-à,000,000 hales of cotton; I.jU. o ' / ■ 00(»,000 bushels of uheai: or -")()(),■• 000,000 bushels of oals. its le-sources and produciioi:s when developed will, there foie, be \cry great, lis population lu 1>>S(» was about IS.OOO: now ."^o.ono. ■I .\YL'»];<:< »UN 1 Taylor county was organized in 1878 with a popula'ion oi oOO to ic K liesitles our adaptation to farn;- If cotton enhanced the value ing pure and siurple, no other sev- lands it would seem that the farm- largest of any county :n the state. . only one iu hi^ uo'.^h'uor If cotton enhancetl the value of tion anywliere excels this in the raising oí stock of all kinds, sucii ino- lands of Ellis county lis long settlement and large w i t h popula- as horses, mules, cattle and sheep, tion shouM be the iiighest in the These are now all \ ery j>roIitabl-3 state. Vetsucliis not the I'act. industries, but when our stock is Why.' For Diese reasons: First, improved and gra«letl. as is iu)w on account of the liealth; second, l)einii' done. the\' will !.)ecome \"erv on ''.connt of liaving only one much more prohtablc. Nothing money crop; th.rd. on account of is hazarded in the assertion that t the l)lack waxy mud, making the uooa ^vno can '¡e will never cause much slcei' 0:1 I ¡ c P !-• n th.M account 'o; ■ ( I )0. r - l)v tiie census ; only a question oí tirro c> Ctirrie, Stith & Henderson, GENERAL LAND, LOAN AND JMSITRANCE AGENTS ABILKXE, TAVi.OH COTXTV, TKXAS. ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT LAW, oí 18S0 was 1,730 and by j.he cen- : mft secticru AlilLENE, TEXAS «ila v>i lot?!», it >,.vK.y--itul ihe Mhefaiuous !)lue grass region principally < Jiiicc over Hoiiniov Uaihiiti,'. C hi-sîiiin .^t population O.oOO, now must be iarming OHN A. W AMS, Attorn£y-at-Lav AB; i Ka^L i tn i H iv' A G !K IfiLL. ATTOKXKY - .Vi' - LAW. Ann.EXE, uiTii-e iiver Fir.~t NatH'iiul liaiik C. A. KIRKLAND, A T T K X E 1'- A T -1. A W. <)lììce over Fir.<t Xiitioiiul lliiiik, ABILENE,..........'!EX.\S. vrt indf oT i.exas will equal roads impa's&<;.'.^V--" of sons of the year, but over ' Kentucky fonts'iine sio<'k of ad the reason that kinds. largely done by renters who do cLiM.vTK. ' .MIXED iNi)U.-TuiE> u01 bu 11 d uo .s0cioty, churc!ies aud Wc have here a climate that is One of tlie important points of schools, and thus make communi- admitied by all to be unexcelled ; the future growth and [¡rogress of ties desirable and attractive, and. anywhere. Our winters are very this section will be that it is a sec- hence, the lands valuable, it is mild, the temperature vei-y rarely : tion of mixed industries, or farm- principall}- for this reason that falling to zero, and the majority of; ing combineil with stock raising, farn,lUg lands in Illinois, with its piety, says tue iauiaiu-p";;-Horn. a»—«=3 — l"3ipartì Oil 11 i>]c> lit' I can uui hoiii >'JU prom Se of marriage i.ian tirsi confessed thrt e terno ble tragedies .vhich h.iv,-ed my life. our winters being without a day lov,-er thtin 1^0 degrees above zero usuali}' records OwBer ÛÎ the Taylor CûiinîF Âôsirâcî Co, BooKs. Besides, our winters are dry. the Signal Ser\icc since 1S7S sliowing an rainfall for the montiis of Deceiii- average feature deterndnes another important point iu the futuro of this section and that is the ( HAn.U.,TKn I'F Pi )|'U i.ATM.V A combined iarming and stock more rigorous climate, are higher than in Ellis county, alt'nough the lands in I'^^llis county are fully as good aiul producti\ e. ^Ve would not be understood as disparaging .s 11 e — w 11ñ t'lTI He—The tirsi occurred :u mer resort. í took ^ir: out whirl])00l, the boat uosct. :in S{)ite of mv exertions to savr she was drew ned. She — You -.vere ìtì" o; l'or that. I ^lì :!'>î lonu'er, He —The -ecoi! winter, î was .mi younu ILUU. , ^vi!c ron," ■ 0 T'ì \ il 1 u ^ laeu raising countrv will be settled renters as a class, Huaian nature A \ L t S k S A \ L L ^^.^ber. January and Februaiy of on'y princi{)ally by an iutelligeut, e:i- is so consiituted that if they were J A •]/ y ¡y D c; 3 inidies. or only 11-4 inches i ter]»rising. industrious, thrifty and to exchange places with their land- LJ '' V I t J i V , I , T 1 '• ner montli, Labonne- men, ' .-Vbilene........ Compr^te abstract of title to all lands in Taylor county, lots m ..............- ■■ i - nr oniv ii«Abilene, Buffalo Gap and Merkel. Abstracts furnished on short : L A \V I r. Tv .. .>-t hk he>. oi mih i notice and at reasonable rates. Money to loan at lowest rates ; ... ,„ per montli. Laboring men, it may , prosperous class oi land owners, and on better terms than ever oii'ered in West Texas. be said, can work out of tioors ev- making the most desirable ami at- lords the result would be the same. ^r.MMAIU" Prompt attention giren to the investigation of old land titles. U^mce. corner of North-ind an.llhin-sts. ery day in the year, there having tractive population in the world. Now, in conclusion let us sum- tain a.sij t o 0 k Notary Public work done in otiice. Office up stairs in Maverick Building, Pine Street, .ibiiene, lexasT. been not more than I'O days in the I This class of population will build marize our points of excellence last 10 years too cold for that. , up good society in every neigh- and ^u[>eriority. They are: Ou"^ tine climate. >i. ( laííiíetíí, Kotáry Public. .]. \\. >i ( .^MLKY, Attorney né Laie. M; C . LAMBETH A CO.W. DAUCHERTY, AltorilCV Ulld iOlin>('ll()('-ili-LinV, farmers do no feed out in winter : borhood, and establish and main- everything they raise :n the sum- ; tain in every neighborhood good AKILENE.....1 KXA>, g^nuiiers are simply churches, schools and Sunday Ohice over I.:ipowski'8ston>. delightful and invigorating. It is : schools. Besides, a ].)Opulation gjaT'Special attention to ('ollection>.=i2i«a , , , ___________only a question ot a tew years owning and cultiwating their ovrn : when invalids and others irom the farms will cultivate the land more of this thoroushh' and urotitablv and J. }i OFFICE, ON CHESTNrT S^ A X >VA(iSTAJ F, A^THH H.Y L A.W' ^ learn Abilene. Texa.*». spend their summers here. HEALTH No section ef Texas excels this A LMRGE LIST OF LANDS AND CITY PROPERTY FOR SALE. ABILENE. TEXAS. Will practice in the dLsirict and county courts, and give cloi^e attention to all" bujiiness entrusted to hi? care. Ohiee over First National Rank. profitably keep their stock and fences a:ui buildings in better condition, thus making fartji life not onlv more 1. • > • ) 4. 0. b. 1. 8. D. tion. The healthfulness. The i'ertility of the soil. The ease of cuiiivation. Our varied productions. Our mixed industries. Our favorable seasons. i)ur tine roads. The character of our popula- lO. Our good T & F JLABiî>S ANO CITY LOTS T. A. HEMtY, 68. 0. 8. FOWLER, for health, as will be attested by Proi^fii'^!^^ more attractire. many who came here invalids and Our people are moral and law- churches. havi! regained both health and I ai^nlii^g- record of our whpre is the countrv strength. We are free from ma-: courts will show as little crime as '"" ^^ ^ laria and miasma of the lower alti-I iii any i.opulation of the same 5 ocie tv, schools Ä^Office over Lapowski"s store, 3 tiiseases in- Abilene, Texas. i . , i- Tgoro'us -DEALER IX J. H. PICKEKS : Dry Goods and Drugs CHESTNUT STREET. ABILENE. Ï leideiitto tlie more I,.win J, UED^ ! iui>t«s iiu tiier uortb. PICKENS, & RED mumrniumimmmi in:^: UAINFALL. The average annual rainfall since Otllce in Courthonse. Abilene. Texas, , . • , << )-e i Special attention ffiven to furnishingies —10 inches more than Calitor- j Abstracts of title. Having a complete ujji. Leaving oui the vcars 1879,'SI TTasi 'I ftlll stock of d'-y floods, and III coniiection tnei'e-i Abstract of 'Javlor eountv land titles as with a complete line oi dmgs and medicines. _ The public^—^^^ - cordially invited to call. Low prices in both lines. counties, we are prepared.to furnish Ab- I 30 inches, straets on short notice and at reasonable prices. number anywhere. This is remarkable iu view of the fact that this is a new country, settled by peo{)lo from all parts of the world.TAXES Our taxes are reasonable, and our city and county scrip are at par and have been tor years, showing that our city and county affairs have been economically and .jii-diciouslv managed. that can make a i-ctter showing^^'e'veyet to see or hear of it. To those who are thinking of changing their homes wc would say as Phillip said unto Nathanael: "Come and see." P. H. Carter. 'o' A Hi LENK. GROCERIES, Glassware, Queensware and 1881», the average has been A notable feature of our season is the fact that the - i growing months, or from April 1st: This city is on the Texas vi' Pa-I to Nl'ovember 1st. show an average j citic railroad, 102 miles west of »nrninv nnniin UNn nnrimvuinPTl |rah.i\ill of 2±71 inches, or 78 per , Fort Worth, 453 miles east of El JlllMl 11111111 Ml! luPlijlSbM ^^ annual rainfall, and an | Paso, 200 miles north of Sau An- average of 3 14 inches per month, tonio and 400 miles south of the ^^'ho can tell the value of a smiled It costs the giver nothing but is beyond price to the erring and unrelenting, the sad and forsaken. It disarms malice, subdues t C lij per, ai..d turns hatred to love, revenge to kindness, and ; tiisaiteared t i in an iiistant , aid. : Siie—i'hai 1 your fauit. course, He—The i the winter, sleighing and sue fi'o-e t^i 'Il-qm, She—Begone. ------ .^s— A Tnitii Well Told, \\'inle the i::ood luaii that all men shon'd think -jt' hitn, he can ail'ord to ■ rt ; • ■ .r. think what ihey wist. —N He nuist stand ho^vr- '.^r whether hecanaffor.l i: 'Mi"- There never was a ¿Laft su wh;' ; but at some tim-) it w:'S diuiuicd by dust. There ne^'er wns character so })ure that ihe tongue slander has not touchcd it suijie time at some point. So iou;, as men's views are .liiiercn' .ind self interest is the guidinu' scar u: so many, .¡use so long wiil men ue alandered who are loo white '.o belong to the >ame ¿[»ecies witli their slanderers. He who baa learned a few or' the lessons of life holds these things as true iujj the snarling cur or yelping hound will not turn him from a we!I di-fined line, — Ballinger Led^'er, The great importance growing now P. H. C AKTEK, Office Over !Sass Brctiers' Í store. AND j All kinils of Co?ivcyancing and j Notarial work will he attended to Carefully^ Accurately and Prompt-We have added to our stock of groceries a nice line of Glass, Tin ¡y, Acknoicledgements of ladies and and Qaeensware, and are p epared to offer inducements to parties wanting to buy. We hope to merit the patronage of the public on these goods just as we have on groceries: 1st, fair dealing:; 2nd, by kind treatment; 3rd, and last, by giving figures that wiil suit everybody. Come and examine oar goods and »J^ P^if®«: ^ invalids taken either at office or residence. If not in office ichen you call leave your order, tchich shall have prompt attention. Rule of Office is Care, Accuracy, Dispatch. While theo mouths from November 1st to April 1st, show only 6.54 inches, an average of only 1,31 inches per month. Oar growing seasons have averaged for 14 years as much rainfall as Ellis and McLennan counties. rioiL. Our soil is as rich and fertile as any in the state, and retains the Kansas line, and is the largest city 0[ stoc.^, demands in at r.i!i blood sires should be used iu ab paces the darkest path with gems ' class^-s of stock an 1 thus ^rade of sunlight. A smile on the brow ^p to the most prontable sort, betrays a kind heart, pleasant stocx has aiuios: bankrupt- friend, and a happy husband. It; ed many farmers and while it may adds a charm to beauty, decorates ! cost some effort, it does not ye" . ... . ofthe deformed, and i poit much monev tn b" v or breedin this immense territorv. It wilP , , , ,, , cosi mucu mone} .o oi oreca, 1 " makes a lovely woman resemble : to full blood sires; busoon have several more lines of' , • v -n ^u mji uiuuu . uM l 1- M .an angel in paradise.—tarm and ' ajvancinf^—make the startrailroad, making it the ^^^^road; iu^kb lut »tai.center of this great section of the ' ^ , ^__; ,, ^ --__state. It has more substantial bus-1 An Irish editor who has been in ' 3Ir. Petroff, who bad charge ofiness houses, does more busiudss, ¡jail most of the time for two years ' the census of Ahiska, estimatesand has the brightest future be-(for libel has quit the newspaper I the population of the territory atfore it of any city of its age or business. He says it's altogether ! from 35,00<3 to 38,000. Of thissize in the state. It has fine too confining. ! number one-seventh are white. pnces are now. y i ;