The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 258, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 30, 1915 Page: 4 of 8
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The ABILENE DAILY REPORTER
gY ABILENE PRINTING COMPANY
. 1022-1028 North Second Street.
Entered as Second Class MaHat Abilene Texas.
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tame to the business office. 'Phone No. 67.
Any erroneous reflection upon the character standing or
reputation of any person firm or corporation which may
occur In the columns of The Reporter will bo gladly correc-
ted upon Its being brought to the attention of the firm.
THURSDAY DECEMBER 30 1915.
There is not n better residential city In Texas than
Abilene. Conic nnd see.
One moro day and then Us 1910. Make all the Rood
icsohitlons ou feel like making and keep all of them
Lafe iiowb from Ilerlln Indicates that Germany Is anx-
ious to gel the Lusltanla Incident closed. There Is noth-
ing In the way over her Uncle Sam Is willing.
Things that are worth doing arc always hard to do.
There nro plenty of ensy things that the majority of the
peoplo will do but tho worth while things arc done by
The city of Oschatz In Germany has Imposed a tax on
unmarried mon and women of that municipality. Oood
for tho Germans. Folks ought to get married but women
urc somewhat at a disadvantage unless n man starts
French officers nnd soldicrB nro wearing steel helmets.
If wc were In their place steel helmets would not be all
tho ttucl "fixing" that wo should want. Of all the places
entirely frco from drawing qualities the European trench
Ij the spot.
Pig nerves have been successfully transplanted Into the
lumnn body according to Moscow dispatches. A lot of
people are enough like hogs without getting tho nerves
of a pig. but wo suppose Mr. Pig might as well make a
contribution to science as anything else.
f SEWSFAF1R COMMENT J
A Pcad Btack Cut-
Near the corner of 3rd and Ash streets ft dead black
cat is on the sidewalk. It has Started decaying. If tho
proper authorities will remove It tho pedestrians of said
streets will feel deeply gratified. Sweetwater Journal.
That poor cat must have tried to cross tho street Id
front of some Irishman. We figure that we've walked nine
thousand blocks out of our way to avbld being "crossed"
by n black cat. .
SNAP S10TS. EFFICIENT M0U8EKEEFING
Bf Jay S. MeB.
"Ontfl In a whlln." M vi n..J lKON IMtlMH P1K.
Jiy yesterday "something happens to' Qood cooks are born llko poets ur.d
'kindle niv ntliiiniaom t hn when thev have learned to make nilin-
i ... : .. . -... ""uv . .....;.. . ....i....
Kin naseiisiu tnnm ntnnH t ni.t.t.n. mo sustara tney uo mean milium
ma last summer." questioning and make lomou anllln.
'Hand all the other good nuingi tniu
The favorite wav of rnrrxntn .' there nro to mak over the flrat rec-
boubo ib to write a lottcr to thf news
papers about 1L
After a fight of two years the Federal Leaguo has been
absorbed by tho National and American leagues and thus
organized baseball has defeated tho efforts of the Fed-
eral promoters to establish a third major league. Base
ball Is easily the most popular of all American sports and
s"oems to bo growing In interest in other countries. Two
major leagued is sufficient however to keep Americans
Interested. Abilene Reporter.
The passing of the outlaws Is hailed with delight by the
'fans who havo feared that tho great national game would
suffer If tho effort to keep up three big leagues should
Lc continued. Temple Telegram.
"Vc shall refrain from commenting upon tho admirable
manner In which Henry Ford got tho boys out of th
trenches by Christmas. If nowspaper n'ecounta are true
there wns more conflict on the good ship Oscar 11 than
in Uie Champaign district of tho French battlefronL
The Oscar II. passengers wcro peaceable flghtors o;
fighting pcaceabtcs. Some foolish person may call this
paradoxical but a paradox ceases to bo ono when It is
proved to be something else. The feltow who called them
tho 4d party probably was right slnco d stands for pence
and penco will stand or anything.
Another Interesting fact is that per
formed by the one-armed man who
tries to carry a watermelon home.
The rule IS thftt n amntonr rmno.
ball player shall go to the photogra-
f"" tir uie game anu nave his
Picture taken. He must then proceed
directly to hia abode and take off his
ine custom seems to bo to make
money in a little town and spend It
in a cuy.
There is a time In evcrv hog's urn
when ho believes the blond lady who
nutis mo eiepnant in tho circus pa-
rade to bo the most beautiful lady in
The scientists have been trying to decide when a man
If drunk. Eph Wiley Bays n man is drunk when his
friends have to put on raincoats to protect themselves.
Vn'Arkansns justice of the peace the same who sent
cuccd a man to the pon for two years for Htcr.llng a shoat
guve It out from tho bench that no man was plumb Irre-
sponsibly drunk so long as ho could Ho In tho public road
nnd motion to wagons to drive 'round him. Science and
sophistry to tho contrary;
The teleg.aph notes that tho pris-
oners In tho MIchlKin nenltcntlnrv
nro to be dlsc'pllned. Eph Wiley who
snorts at tho present disposition to
ward reform In orison methods nnva
he takes that to mean that their vlc-
trolas uro to bo taken awav from
A correspondent wnnts to know
what wo think of horseback riding as
an exercise. Horsoback riding is not
an exercise. It 1b a punishment.
The rulo is that If a woman Is will-
ing to cry for It Bho can have It.
A correspondent wants to know
whether ho shall give a yonng woman
whom ho has known bIx months a
birthday present. Well sho'll bo dis-
appointed if ho doesn't.
Carranza troops now occupy Juarez Mexico and people
letting El Paso will be able to cross the border with
some degree of safety. At leant there will ho uome
chance to find out what happened to parties from thin
country as Carranza Is feeling fairly kind towards Unclo
Sam Just now. "v. - v
A LITTLE FUN.-BELEUTED.
He Didn't Worry.
As old Uobsa Golde was cutting ill-
notwithstanding thin Is adlvcnd coupons with a pair of gold
fairly dependable guage for the ordinary typo of Inebriety. HSSg!? irtlJ wSViw:
Colorado Record i I "Ob "Mr. Golde. poor Mr. Golde. I om
so sorry. Your beautiful girl wife has
eloped with the office boy!"
Gobsa kept right on with his cou-
From all Indications it would seem that Germany has -pon cutting.
mado tho United States ono of her battle grounds only
here It has been n fight between the bomb plotters of that0'
Oh well" he said "ho wasn't much
an office boy."
A class of Juveniles were being inl-
No wbo buflitiesft mnn fnlls to take caro of his lnrost
menta. The same .sagacity is neodod In building a city.
There are always those to take advantage of the mis-
takes of a city. Abilene Iibb made many COSTLY mis
takeo In the past and ' lived them down" in a waybut tho
day has como when she hs competitors ready to pubh
ahead and take hor place. If we contlnuo to be tho larg
est town in the centra) west we must protect the lineft
luento already made.
Itoolevelt maKca It plain that he is no pacificist. He
declares that there would bo no United States but for
war and 'ho la right nbdut it but there is a lot of differ-
ence In fighting for o.nes country and in fighting to got
the other fellows home. Roosevelt Is a born warrior nnd
Iha only reason that tho United States is not now at war
Is that Woodrow WUhou and not Teddy Roosevelt Is
country nnd tho ammunition manufacturers and secret
norvlce department of this government Almost dally
there nro records of explosion in factories or on ships tiatod Into the Intricacies of fractions
leavln the United States. Much contemplation of war It Zl1 llVlVc
beforo it hud actually begun has mado Germany callous beng rcwardcd and tnnt hor uttl0
to tho rights of neutrals and to the dictates of clvillza- cja38 knew something of tho subject
tion. Long aftor tho Btruggle lias ceased humanity will She was therefore somewhat surpris-
remember the way in whiph that country haB conducted ed and discouraged when Tommy be-
. . ff ilng called up to tell which he had
this war.-Clsco Hound-Up. ' nur h fourth of a uananft or a
It 1b perhaps unjust to imputo all hho explosions and tJrjt 0XprerjScd a decided pn-fcrence
bomba nlotB lu tho United States to Germany or her for a fourth.
i.cnn AmirohiHtH mnv hn nslntr thn Fatherland for al "Think a minute. Tommy." she said
coak hide their nefarious plot. Let us hope sucl ta ?JZZT $&."
the case leastwise. Thoro Is no denying that gomoof the . ..yc8.n. repned Tommy with much
German officials in the united states nave conaucica confidence
themselves In a manner that goes against the code and I The weary teacher then with object
they "have been found out and sont back home. Just be- lessoji explained at length that a third
--... urna lnroftr tnnn n fnllrln.
Idc. Indifferent cookd only make &
few dishes and never attempt a new
one without fear nnd trembling. To
add new flavors Is. to the latter c lass
a momentous undertaking Hint they
seldom have con me to attemu
Lemon cream Pie Is deally ft deli
cacy) but on the face of things It
seems Impossible to make it. for eery
cook knows that lonion curdles
cream. "Now" .nv the foirful onefc
"how can anyono mako u lemon
cream pie?" Tho nhswer Is to try
and see for yourself that it tan. be
In the first place vou do not mix
tho lemon and tho creau tigrther the
lemon Julco nnd grated rlml Is put in
after tho plain custard Is mado and
ready to pour Into the baked .-rust or
Of course ono must hnvo good ;uicy
lemons to make the flllltur. This re
calls the story of the 8tcatnbo-.it stew
ard who bought a lot of turnip at.d
was sumriBed to see first rato lemon
plo being served to all hands at din-
ner. "Where did you get the lemons
for those pies?" lib asked tho cook.
"Yo' sent 'ctu. sah" grinned the cook.
"Why I only bought turnips" declar-
ed tho steward. "Well boss do only
way do men will -cat turnips is when
dcy arc mixed with egg ami sugar and
lemon extract and flour and mnde into
lemon pic." answered the really good
A lomon filling njiy cook can easily
make is this: Heat the yolks of two
eggs ono cup of sugar and a half pint
of milk together nnd heat It until It Is
scalding. Thicken with one table-
Bpoon of cornstarch. Stir It nil the
time It is cooking jind whpn the Tight
consistency remove from tho fire anu
add the Juice and gratod'outor rind of
tw6 large lcnlons. Dent the whites of
tho eggs stiff and aweaten them.
Sprcnd tills over tho pic nnd place In
a modcrato oven until It is bright
brown nnd very light nnd puffy. Serve
when it is cool.
JIEM' FOR A COLD PAY.
Farina with Cream
Hashed Hrown Potatoes To.ist
Cold Chicken Jelly
Hot Light Illscult
Potato Salad Wafers
EngllBh Bronkfast Tea
Mashed Creamed Potatoes Pens
Dakcd Apples lemon Sauce
Cocoa with Whipped Cream.
loss of nppct
Farmers & Merchants
OF ABILENE TEXAS
Sirplis ai Profits
ED S. HUGHES President
b W JAMES VcePresident
HEN'RY JAMES Cashier'
W R. KEERLE ..- Asslstaut Cashier
Represent an investment of from $500.00 to $300000 or
more if the same money wa3 placed in a homo you
yould not think of oing over night without insurance.
Then why not protect money invested in the Auto It
is far moro liahlo to burn than'.tho homo its a combina-
tion' of gasoline oil and electricity. If you own ono
think about this and phone or call on
MOTZ & 'CUM TIS
THEY WILL PROTECT YOU.
Two serious and costly accidents havo occurred on the
Texas & pacific railroad in the yards at Sweetwater
within the last few months. Just a little more care and
Che collisions would be avoided. Jt is possible to take a
chance 99 times and not havo an accident and still be
caught the next time. Railroad people take too many
chances in passing and in leaving switches open. The
T. & I. Iias'as few accidents as any road In the south
'yet the few that do occur could he reduced by the men
using moro care to be on the sate sjde.
THE ASYLUM BUSINESS.
-The uuatbsr of people in the United State who would
rempve the tar to Asiatic immigration is. we believe.
relatively small. No doubt a bis majority would say
that Chlnpse and Japanese should be excluded or very
much restricted because millions of laborers who are
willing to work for less than the American wage scale
could hardly come In here without lowering me condition
of the roaident labor with which thoy competed.
Now If wo are fn the asylum business that Is all wrong.
If wc have a mission to provide totter opportunities for
those who are Ill-conditioned at home then obviously wo
eaa best fulfill that missloa ly offering pur opportunities
to "those who are worst-conditioned anjl can profit most
by them. One does not start aq orphan asylum to shelter
well.to-do-chlldren. Of course practically we nave never
been fnltbe asylum butluess but have only speciously
p j ti tended to be. We have always excluded those wnose
presence we judged likely to be injurious to us.
U is In the light of that policy fbat immigration as the
European war 'affects It must be considered. The war
has pretty comprehensively confounded the propbscles
lnadvf regarding it. As au economic critic observed it la
u kind of fourth dimensjoadn humau affairs which we
have not knowtrttoTvToreckon on. But if there is any
tuck pvtferty and industrial depression in Europe after
the wr as the prophel&Jflresee. then immigration muei
Tks ftr&tetfn of restricting it of course is the litir
acy test which three CoBKresseg have adopted and three
Prtts&kts vetoed for quite inconclusive reasons. Obvl-
! tif BWBdou pressure Is exerted at the White Hous'a
takwp tkU restriction off the statute books but the
aetfculf thre 4Uferew Congre3 is pretty conclusive
pmrtf i yuUc Bfiafoa steady support it Saturday
KvekUF4ttL f I
cause a few have been guilty Is no sign they are all guilty.
Every Nation has one or moro skeletons in It diplomatic
closet in the form of precedents and tho knowledgo of
"Yes'm I know" was the response
'but I don't like bananas."
Whip a LMte Harder.
The mother of three fine and healthy
vmincstflrH wns In rtcMn.ilr over her
their existence acts as a restraining influence on those in inability to control them so she lnvlt
authority. The President aird Secretary lapsing hae ed her friend SIlss Brown to spend
been denounced with more or less vehemence for having u few daya with her ainHict as sort of
supinely stood by while Great Britain cut the cable to J" nvSlSSi
the continent of hurope and Increased lto power of con- assumed her new duties with fear anl
sorshlp. The President's critics hare wept tean more trembling She tried to win their re-
or less genuine as they have meditated on the humiliating spect and love by sympathetic kind-
posture to which he had brought Uncle Sam. A really neb and lufluence. but soon discover-
vSorouh and patriotic President they have assured n atpugh'nof 1st
would have demanded thit Great BrltaurlnEtantly repair jnK Finally thoroughly discouraged
the cables. Possibly the President might havo done this ehe called the children to her and
if it were not for the fact that an exploration of the prece- said:
dents dislosed that Dewey cut the cable between Manila! "Children. I gues I may as well go
.... j.... ..... o Ihonie. 1 don't seem to be able to do
and Hongkong and that Sampson cut that between San- anyth1ng wHh you or for you. i na0
tisgo and Manila. Dallas News. tried being kind to you and I have
Don't Icok for a precedent for the Prebident to hang gone to the other extreme and whip-
hls respect on. When a man does an overt act he begins P you as uara c-uuio. i m i.rCU
T' I JC
m m vfim tiMT tJULi.miv--&
uharpiyourjipcUT fids iscd i
tion.iniproveTio hlth :ndgl3
HtrnfcUi aiynvigorVSold only lurus
YJto. Metftgjnicry)rug Co. jr jidv
tUTMlt IHLIi LO WSmiSW
ttr itm I'li'li iiv rniitariuiiirikk:
k-' lllUlliI.ll III lllVUItllUl.lili
at once to look for a "precedent Precedents are more
of whipping you; I can't whip you any
harder. Supposing I get one of the
often than not nothing more than excuses and psor ones j met from tne porrection Home to and machinists by tr-id have
at that. The President of the United States needs to come and whip you how would you assigned to the Hi-iilenbur Mill
look for no precedents nor need any one bupply him wltfc jllke thatf & daily turning -."it by ho who
IN THE ARGOXNE: Train.- Lee.
SO. (Correspondenceof T'he Associ
ated Press.) Several m-'a behind iho
front yet near enough to it mi that Its
products can be tmnspot'ri to the
trenches with little dlffh-ilty Hon tho
so- -ailed HlndHib'irg Milt u one time
French bawnilll "th.it l r inra had
lain inactive and which has been
utilized by the Germans fur fitting up
Every bit of 'mtehini-i-v in the milt
Is French most of it r!uUiiioiicu
from bimilur C3itbti.ltiitimu it ull
parta of the Arso.uifs Fori.-t 'Iho
Germans estimi'te that they hve
spent not more than -.out marks in
rehabilitating the i"tliiii.i which
today Is turning out from l.wu to rv
0W marks worth oi furniture a month
Tho mill orlg'vL wat. purily a
saw mill but UeiMr'uiJiits have been
added in which ttov-H am Lciug mude
for the trench shilte'-i at ilw front.
and In which man" niti.ti irta are
taculded for the inaiiltuM '.sds of the
Pgctlng men a fev nill- ih.i
severa' tcoro or iai -rs rnipei tcib
them. He is a man In tho open and cares not a whit fo:
precedents. He ts a precedentless Procidat.
Do La Harm declares that he had no part in tho mur-
der or3TaderB ahcTtnew nothing of tho cowardly act for
several hours after It was committed. We are glad that
ho told the world that he Li innocent of Madero'tr blood.
De La Barra has always Impressed us as a man of some
ability and in a way a clean politician. The deatii of
Madero will always be one of the dark blots upon the his-
tory of Mexico and every man who can should free him-
self of guilt In the plot Abilene Reporter.
Perhaps De I.a Barra had nothing to do w 1th. the mur-
der of Madero but he baa waited a Ipng time before put
ting himself right before tho world. There Is no use of
De La Barru or any one else trying to deny the fact that
Madero was ruthlessly murdered and that Huerta uad it
done- The btory that be was killed while en route to the
penitentiary is too week for any one to give credence. It
will always be believed that the former president of Mex-
ico was murdered in the palace and his body taken there-
from and thrown into the street where it Is alleged be wag
attacked. It is a blot upon the namo of the republic and
will ever be bo. Not .oven a century of stable and honest )
government wJH erase from its escutcheon the stain pf the '
foul deed. Mr De La Barra is pot to be censured for try-J
bg to iwcape responsibility or even knowledge of the
crime. Deaison Herald t
All was silence for a moment. Then window sasheb ch.ilro. bookcases
four-year-old Dorothy sweetly asked
"Mlsa Brown tan'Uyou whip us dca
a HtUe harder and stay?"
STATE RKCLAXATIO.V WORK
SUSPiJMJEB FOR WI.NTER.
AUSTIN. Tex. Dec. 30. State rec-
lamation work has been suspended
during the winter according to C3pt
Arthur A. Stiles reclamation engi-
neer. Field work will not be resum-
ed until tho latter part of next March
This announcement is important e
pecialiy to a number of applicant fori
preliminary surveys wno may expeci
the work to ba done this season cre-
ation of levee and drainage districts
are sought from virtually all portions
'of the state the projects totaling hun-
dreds of tfcousaada of cras.
desKs tables a
at leisure jCyifdr; Ms time
jer rwigs for the
r ::rni.tli oiu:ers.
uise aseOfCOon Ion
14 only on.MlK.ay to ci
w . ..-. rvr - . -.
ut is nrycunsutaiio!
t3 is larjsea uv iirn
n inusru -ous limns
Tttv wivn tms
jrarl when It
v tne Eosta-
If you believe us when wo say that we have a ral linrguiu
ask us about tho small farm that v.o have for sale with immo-
tliato possession iiiultitliug all tlu farm imiilemeiita.all 'fi'ctl
on tho'placc a big lot of fine boys and stock good bonso nng
bousubolil fiiriiituriv ovcrytbing ailil all practically new tbL
very best of land au abundaui'cf good watT and wood at
jusLBout onc-balf of its actual value if sold beforo January
titn. Sc us quick if you want a real bargain.
Compere Sc Compere
LANDS LOANS INSURANCE RENTALS.
I havo moved ray Transfer
business back to tho same old
stand I formerly occupied In the
Catea Building on North Firat
Street. Phone 1236.
W. T. WILSON
4 or lmDerfect
as la the rcsultjpTnd un'ess the la-
uon ran be tCUcn out and this
tored to uff normal cooditioa
calDrflll be daVtroved forever1 nina
ourfttnJKe caused by Catarrh
trblcls notKC but n inflamed condi-
tion ooim rtHjcou surfires.
VTllgOniHnnitrwl IViHirt formrtMa o
EiUUiiiiilil'urii. ts4 for circulars tree.
. -.. T. l CnfKTCO1Tol0Ofela.
i Mil i4ittU4 fur cneriojaxi.
n Mwm ipiy
Tke Ciosiiir Otff Salf ofi
TEXAS DRY GOOIOijrAMr S STOCK
COME EVpftYBODYF COAIE
A man moved to Texas to stay.
But bought most o hfa supplies
When haha(lthlng3 to sell
IL- Uirfplan didn't work well
tpSuch methods he saw. didn't pay.
Thereafter be bought where he
And hta credit grew as good as
Didn't have to pay in advance.
Didn't take any chance
Of getting things that were sU-ij-
woro and old.
I i J "
When he dlod he left an ostate
His friends had helped him
They had bought thiugs of bun
And he'd patronized them
For tho good of bis town and state.
Moral 'Mtiy It la Abilene."
lilfh hiit nd
(l'nld In Adicncc.)
For County Judge:
II. HOB KKEBLK.
For County Attorney;
W. II fiUAIIAM.
For County Clerk;
J. I). HILTON (re-election).
For County Tax Collector:
W. F. DILUARD (re-election)
G. B. TITTIJ2.
For Commissioner 1'reclnct 1; .
J. C. MONTGOMERY.
II. K. MEVER.
For Commissioner i'reclnct S:
For Public Weighor: ?
E. J. EU.ISON.
For County Treasurer:
S. I. NEE1.Y.
J A. BOYCE.
For District Clerk:
J. N. ROUTII.
For County Tax Assessor-
AV. T. St. JOHN (re-election)
JOHN H. VANCE.
J. S. PATTERSON. (
For Constable of Preoinct 1:
J. P. DARDEN.
For County Superintendent:
AUTHUR J. JONES.
to trade where ybu desire but you
will find it to your advantage to
buy your groceries fancy and Bta-
pie here It's the precaution we
tike against Impure foods that
makep housekeepers feel safe in
buying here. Back of that are the
lowest prices found an where.
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