The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 27, Ed. 1 Monday, April 3, 1916 Page: 4 of 6
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THB AlILByg MBPORTEll ABILENE TEXAS.
BY ABILENE PRINTING COMPANY
1022-1028 North second Street
Entered aa Second Class Mail at
JIST JB0UN' TO GO A-FISHIN.
ONE TEAR (In advance) - $5.00
SIX MONTHS (In advance) 2.70
THREE MONTHS (in advance) 1.35
ONE MONTH (in advance) .50
Business and Circulation G7
Editorial Offlco ... 829
goclotJ . 1097 or 348
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same to the business office. 'Phone
Any erroneous reflection apon tho
character Btauding or reputation of
any person firm or corporation which
may occur In the columns of THE RE-
PORTER will be gladly corrected upon
Its being brought to the attontion of
The birds Is comln' back ag'In
The grass Is kind o' gre&nln
An" flshln' time begins to have
A right down stirrln' meanln.
I think I'll git a hook an' lino
An slip off In the niOmln'i
An go an' fish tho llvo ldtig day
Ail garden work a-scarnln.
I know tho Haters are to plain
Tho lettuce bed needs spndlri
Hut I've been worklh Tor s5 long
lilt seems Jlst plum degradln1
I want to rest a pnseoLnow
An they Is no dottyln'
That workln' while the flshln's good
Is awful hard an' tryln'.
Hit seems jlst llko I've got Id go
Because I need the rcslln'.
You see this w-orkin all tho tlmo
lilts too all-fired teslln';
An' I'm Jlst bound lo lmvo n rest
I'm sixty eight his' summer
An' I've been worklif all my life
Oh Ive Bhorc been "a hummer"!
I have to watch tho children play.
An keep the lions from llghtin'
An' lock tho chickens up at night
All work that is exciting
Hit makes a feller old you know
Hard work Is e-norvatln
An' I hain't never had a rest
As I've Jlst been rolatln'.
An now I want tb slip nwny
hero limpid wnvgs are dancln'
An red-bud fragrance on tho air
la simply plumb entrancing
-Anfind a roun' hole deep an' clenr
.list full o' fish that's waltln
To take tho hook an make mo feel
That thrill that's so elatln".
I've been a'wishln' years an' years
Alt' 1 am fltlll a-wlahln
At 1 could steal awny some May
Down on fho creek n.flshln;
An' If I don't go purty soon
Of rourso thoy lmln no kiiowlii'
I'll ovor git to go at nit
I tell you 1 m goln'.
lake II. Harrison.
MONDAY) Al'KIL 3 1!1C
THE CHARTER AMENDMENT
By FRANK GRIMES
SslepOIolhers dlers who had fallen from heat and
Hack of every great mua is the In- exhaustion carrying their rifles and
fluoncc of some good pure woman enliliimotit nnd tended tho sufferers as
in tho course of human events" ev- The world delights to honor Abraham thoy stumbled blindly on. It takes
cry cuy must taco tho charter amend Lincoln and through him they do horn- training to make Iron men nnd It takes
ruent election it Is as inevitable as age to Nancy Hanks who was his iron men to make soldiers. Untrained;
finds herself facing that problem at that fashioned nnd molded his heroic gaff. Tcmplo Telegram
this time and on April aatn tho iiues- charnctcr. It 1ms Indeed been truly West point does not turn out Blssy
tion of amending our charter in a way siltl that "the hand that rocks tho boys nnd bounders. After four years
that will allow the"Clty Commission cmdlo rulcg tho world." Wichita In Uncle Sam's Bchool tho Boldior is
to levy and collect more taxes tor the Falls Tribune. apt to bo a toughened bit of handful
purpose of running tho city govern- It was Lincoln's own mother N'titicy Thoy don't hang any laco about the
incnt is to bo decided. Since taxation Hanks who taught him to read but neck of tho plnk-cheekcd lieutenants
is one of the most vital questions with for tho everlasting cr&llt of stop- there. The record of tho War Between
which a city Is called upon to deal n others let It be said that it was Lin- tho States shows that military train-
a study of the proposed charter'umeuil- ciIii'b Btep-mother who kept him tit Ing alone fits man for the highest
meats will not bo out of place. hla studies encouraged him when achievements in war With olio or
At the present time the charter of things looked dark and kept him on two exceptions nil tho men who won
tho City of Abilene fixes tho limit the pathway to knowledge. The office fame In the groat American War were
which tne commission may levy In- of step-mother Is a thankless tnsk. graduates of West Point
eluding 30 cents for an additional j
water supply at fl.CO which leavti Estimate T113 lor Counlj's Hogs
?1.30 that may he. used for the tlty When we read reports of tho EU- Abilene la boosting about" Taylor
government included In thai sum is sopoan combatants telling how many county shipping nineteen carloads Of
CO cents for the cltj public school- of thf enemy thoy killed wo can't hogs this year while a vonr nco them
tiic proposed increase wmui ut Keep iruiu uiniKiiig oi tne itsii stories was not
adopting of tho charter nuieiiuuiuitts no henr at home about th
will inaKe possible tlxes tho maximum 01 llsu that were caught.
raio ai $z.it uiviueu-ua iuiiu; 0""'v("tH " iiuuiuii nature no matter kuiiuojs county lias shipped moro
IV Mill II Villi 1 t 1 1 I IT ' I 'Jl I 'I'HIinKtUlltl lli.ian ll F . . 1 .-. .
Total city rate
Public schools .
m . . ..T claimed
ilHUl . . . .. --. .-.$-.!
&osr Wfur to vm voo youg fellow 'cmse
SQ) LOOK 6USPIC10USW UWE .A CROOK "t ME.TvW
YOOD BETlfcR WEP AWfY FROM HV HOUSE- VV
3U5T LfcT W YliFE WiEUL ARW TtttS MORNWQJ
J number TounlT VnnM lln8" '? Tn'l0r '' Month wns I.H Kutv
ti nrSf Tt 1 .t ?' nDrovc- "A Degrees Temperature Sliunu.
l hero a a ment hut wo can go you ono better
iinri'ii i - ii w'iu i ?t iiiii'riiiia niiBiir
s.st . """"' ""." ituiinviiiii. huk -.111111 inyior couniy mis year. ii.m. ii. ni...ii. nnmni wi.n.. ....
.30 u-:.0.?"0"''V;PA . :fcor W off ?.n'1 tt. year n? tlor wero l0rc 16bb eraK0 dally excess 'since .lahuari 1
1.00 ;''" :".?" ...V."v:" H" c?1n""n" '? B rendered for taxea la Hun- was r.2 degrees. The mean for he
..-... niiiui tin inir uiiuiiiiua iiiuy iiuvu Hi-IH couiiiv. nil imiiovn innt fiin fur. t i. .. .. .-o i ... .?
m ' - - -.-- T - . -m irliv iw (.. t4 - IIIIIIIIII III 1IIII I'll 11 UN !.. .4 !t . 'Illllll.ll
BUT THIS 16 HOW HE DH IrT
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Agyjcsi V1 Ii
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f?.tr fmp'r-zm t?w u r su n i
1 1 - . . . i w i
: Lea & l'crrlns' Siumr the rirrtjB-tdiblics jgft
lnm CR-rs causa c. Bojp fu the 0 n (tla M
l.Wc a J in the jilehi jX &? 1
It can be used fyr the J&'Jfwy rtM?' HI
1 &Airjp3t sauce a
J8 VtfUf JJj$& if4 ' '-' '-' . (i-i.um.it K
Krff'r ftfL xSrw" m I i um 3
THE FARMERS AND MERCHANTS
lins been a forceful and conservative fac-
tor in the business life of this community.
It has maintained close and helpful rela-
tions with the commercial interests of the
It is equipped to handle new accounts
and give them the same careful attention
that has pleased our already large list of
We are well equipped to handle your
banking business and will appreciate
llotz & Curtis
MARCH WEATHER FIGURES SALTS IF KIDNEYS
OR BLADDER BOHR
Picture in Your Mind
roporta tho wur mors lmvo found that tho hog Indus- 0li with the 3l-ycar nor'tnal or 510
17 .nV r i ' ' . " . uuu ""' luo "ob muus- mi with tne 3i-ycar normal ot .jii
ftou.l hao ended loiiKiigo from sheer try iuiy bettor thnn tho dog Induatry.TUls Is shown In OUeervor W. H
ot all hiortlailoat of tho oHtinuitOH ofjclll- HnHlnger Ledger. Greon'tf monthly reptrt to the depart-
school -tJ I anil wounded como from tho enemy Why shouldn't Abilene boast of her nfent.
The 87 cents will take euro
outstanding city bonds except
bonds which will be paid for out oi n:id are to bo accepted from hfi view
tho fl.uO provided for tho public point.
schools and tho ttu cents in to be held
and used only for an nddftioual water IVc.st rolnters
supply. A good
lUiieluim cars? Taylor does not claim Kaln to tho amount of 1.18 was reu-
'to eclipse all others In tho matter of latercd for March a deficiency or 0.2'
hogs but tho warning Is hereby hand- compared with tho 31-year normal.
fd-to all Central West Texas counties Tho wettest March In tho 31 years was
lod many things may bo Forty young IloutQiiunts from West to look out. for Taylor countv will li97
sam against a tax rato of $2.17 per I olnt arrived at tho border In tlmo to try to bhfii the most. This nnrf nt wl.Ho tho dryest waa liKM when no'
hundred (or Abilene. On tho other get Into the drho. They didn't look Texas'can ralso feodstuffs rain or a Ai'V foU m M"0"
hand many things may bo said In favor us if they could stand tho acid tost thlne. nnd foodstuffs mn.in mnm inn.u Thoro was a toUil wind par.3go for
of all tho propositions which aro con- of manhood nnd soldiership but thoy The farmers nro lust rnminn i. Marcli of 9.7U miles or an ara;.i "
Harmless to fllah Kidneyaandnoatral
iio irritat&ncr acids Splendid
Kidniy aril Bladdor wcakiuna result
from uric art says tt-DOtcd authority.
TIio klilncj filter thi ncid from'th
blood and pw it on to the bladdorwlicre
it often remains to irritato iufff InlUnie
causing a lurning. 8caIdintbi?ns.ition or
eettlnc uif an irritationnt the neck of
7 with a precipitation of I.u2. the blad!r oblilaytu to Bt-ck relief
wo or Birco jmuar uunng mo j
Tho auffatctlsjim constant drrad
A LITTLE FUN Selected.
tomplated In tho charter amendments did and many times they helped sol- Jzc the value of tho hoc out bore
Taxes aro a u.uu cnurbu uiiu uiuui
into the consideration ot till locations
which aro considered by men propos-
ing enterprises of whatever character.
Of all the obligations that people pa
nnna liii wnran tftmt Invpa rPllA nrfl
MWtV UUI. tlW.WV fc..w. kmmuu. .. j-. .
tection received from taxes and tho Deluge Hunting
benefits enjoyed uro forgotten by l-' J'rof. "Jones is asleep. Will soni)
most evoryone. In Abilene tho ques one tup him on tho head?"
tlon of an additional and enlarged V. b It. -''Don't do it; you'll riood
water supply Is to bo considered. It l1 room." Dartmouth Jaek-o'-lu
Is tho most important of all problems torn.
before us and no adjustment of our ;
tax rate should be made that does t So Par.
not take into consideration and ac- & you want to marry my daugh
count tha water nrobloms of this city. ter-" 8M Cumrox.
u discussion of which we will enter replied tho ouug man. "1
Into at an early date. "? Jloar 'ou la 'r n"'I
!.. nnnn.l la in ffiv.. nt tlln .lint-. UaDnj . V
. ter amendments. We would not have jr. I'm tff to shoulder
ylaced the limit for tho public schools JSlnKwtX
as high as ?1.00 but there is no ques. h? r Wamini
HELP TUB 0 ID FOLKS
tlnn aliout the necessity for Abilene
taking care of her public schools. They
are tue lounuaiion me oeu tock ui uuri
A Clean hneep.
Dfl llp.i rnnriifiilv ufttiw tilt i.t Aitil..f.
.I.m. Ilfn ritn vt.iFilir. a..lwk1u nf A III. .? . . .- . " "
cu i.D. t.P .m.v ow.uv ""-; or -Moloch" somebody asked llroad-
lene cannot suffer without distinct w iaWte what he thought of th.
loss and damage to everything iyt jjay
we value roost and without great fiimn- ..qj it's a great play" he said. "Full
cial loss. We cannot afford to Jo loss 0f g00(j stuff Dut It' sort nf sad
Shan maintain In Abilene one of tho Depressing jou hnow. Why. in Uw
ebt public schools in the south. The third act Kdmuud llreesw comea qsl
people expect and the childii ore and kills everybody gn tho stage. Fan
entitled to It. Kills everybody. And when tha cur
The adopting of the charter amend- tain goes down by golly he's pointing
ments will not levy the full amount of his bajanet at the leadar of tha or
1100 for 1916 or for that niatt-ir for chestra.
any other year. It will not be aaktd "You mark my words. About t'
for until a new bond issue is proposed week after next h"s guta to gw tb'4t
for new buildings but only enough ot guy and the next niht 1H dewii
the $1.00 will be called for siqjv to In the audience"
meet the actual running expenses oft -7--
the public tchools and to provide lent- . UaW v-ud Sauted
porary quarters for the increased at-1 A charming auburn haired uurw
tendance until It la deemed wiie. to tells tJhe STi" Jtt -the Manchester
make permanent additions to our i.ub- ua"lian- - hem ovr the bed of
ent buildings and erect new building. " badly wounded nwa and asked him
For the school year of 191V15 the " h WQU'd ythhut to read
"""vl"W6 " i Mflih AatM TiT PJw novel? Id like one about
Khool year of 191&-16 the def c it Ul gow. glri B1 a wouuded uAH
be abojit I9S0O.O0 making a total d-tt er wUU ft bgppy mmg .. 't
Ot auoui jo.vvu.uu huu muni wc jii
during the school term of 1915-'17
from taxes of 1916 in addition to nias-
ing temporary Improvements and pa)
lag the increased expenses which have
become necessary on account of At
LARGE INCREASE N AITKip-
ANCtl. Two propositions are open to
tha people of Abilene a six tu3iijui
scaoel for 1916-'17 or an Increase in
Her Wni of Ilolmr It.
A well-known clubman or Boston lowing the first ililn)
was married durlug the early part of wan observed on ho 2
laht winter to a charming college girl foro the first rail
wno. or nor many accomplishments la
proudest of her cooking.
Her husband roturninir Into nn nf.
tenioon to his home was surnrisod to !
UXIf . . .... ---
iiiiii nib wifo -all tired out."
. wu luutv u.uauniuj IHUKHl-'ll time
one." said ho in a sympathetic tone.
"I nm" was her reply. 'Vou see
dear. I hoard you say that you liked
broiled rabbit So I meant to surprise
jou with one for dinner; but I'vo bo'n
hard nt work on tho rabbit all day and
I haven't got It more than half picked "
down contemptuously on civilian com
liouriy velocity 01 ja.i nines. 1110 max-i
Imum velocity for rjvo minutes war. on
tho nth. with tho wind .plowing a .u-
mllo gale out ot the north. Frost
recorded as heavy on March 3. Thoj
wero 12 dear 15 partly cloudy an
cloudy days during the month.
precipitation of .25 on tho 23rdand
.03 on tho 3lst. Tho highest atmo-
spheric pressure was 30 til on the 3rd
(coldest day 01 the mouth) and the
lowest was 29 34 on tie 24th (day fol-
Olie solar halo
st two dns be-
Maometimei with a BQIng
inea Miry pa
lrom i)(Lr piArtjgncist am:
DrcaKiaHt cont inuo
cist and ake a table-
two or tlirt-e
the acids in
Wc have selected our companies
on a basis of Financial Ability
promptness in the settlement of
Losses Minimum Rates together
with maximum covorago.
by tho aid of our illustration
a ri'sidrnce street lined on eith-
er side with homes about thirty
feet npnrt and extending from
Chicago to Now York City! Two
thousand miles of homes I
Imagino All Theso Homes in
Ruins! Blackoned Smoking
DESTROYED BY FIRE.
Tho picture is not overdrawn.
Tho buildings destroyed by fire
i ntho United States each year
would form such a street!
IS YOUR HOME INSURED?
A Hclpilig Hand
Or woai 011 U with
xtJided to 3Inny Old
ears fcuy b JL-k pained mc
barfly Blind It came
while wort ing and I gc
After this the pretty nurbe lo'j
Archie Drown and Thomas Jones
two young lawyers were fond of drop
plug Into tho Smith' parlor and spend-
ing the evening with tho only daugh-
On eveiilog when Drpwn and Mar vV.
tiau aucussed almost every topic j
Drown suddenly hi his sweetest tonet
struck out as follows: y
"Do ou think Mary you confirstri
leave our father and mother tws 1 cotld not stoop or lift Mrniugs I
pleasant home with all its ease jffid feltJUff and lame and wafvery diz-
comfurts and emfgrato to the rfar zy. USpecU floated beforf my eyes
West with a young lawyer nvho had I used Do an 'a Kidney ps and my
little besides his profession to depend back became easier and dTonger. and
on and with him search out a new the dizzy spells left and aRiare had. no wkrn t tu
homsh whlfeh It-would be your joint return of the kidnev tnhln desolte le is cai
duty to beautify and make happ like lny advanced age." t4 h3r
h!T V. . . . r ..... .. .. muturo r.f
'- 1 .... . rnce ou cenis at an aeaiers jjoni : - .
Dropping her head softly on hit. 8ImDlv ask for a kidnev remedy Eet ku ' h' T '
shoulder. sh.WhUpored. "I think I .Z WdS vmSJZZ that t.
coma. Arcnie.-' . . . . . - :... .... " "
1 -vn tii ...i..S i -r. wuncu wau. eusier-aiuouru iu.
who igotag to emfgraU aWnd wants' Props' Buffal' N' V
to get a wife. I will mention it to
the urine soUt.n"Jngcr is a source of
Irritation to the bladder and urinarv or
gans which then act normally again.
Jad Salts is inexpensive harmless
and ia made from the acid of erapes and
lemon juice combined with lithia and
is iism by tlioiiEands 01 (oiks who are
Buuiect to urinary disorders caiieU
uric acid irritation Jad Salts is sp
am ior Knjneys ana causes no
Here you have a pleasant. enervZ-cent
litliia-w liter drink which quickly Clieus
After a long investigations Frtncli
sclentibt ha declared thatfTtbercuIos
Lau Ijo transmitted by tlyjxTspiratlo'i
of a per-oii afflhtid wtvt the dUeab.
Vnn- paIn thriflgh thf pores.
Compere & Compere
LANDS LOANS DNSURANOE RENTALS.
Sage Te and Sulphur Darkens
BQ-Waturaiiy that No
body fen tell
I. i. 1
and lustre or
ujf 1 i
t tins f
Hill Ilud a Helpful Dugsjenf
uverworaeu. ruu-uuv.n 1 jriri om
tke school tax and there is no que- women who feel as though thev
tki but that Abilene will pay tlxe In- hardly drag about should profit
i-tMM ia iatu w ' uv airs trariers expenemv sue su
wuaAs school as usual "i an the mother of six children
T wr provisions 01 me amenu j got bo weak and rundown
mmm. v w vkv wbi iu.tow i" uouiuui eai anytumi; ana it tet
th Uhrary Imul. four cents f.? the almost Impossible for me to getrou
parK um aa two cjsw tor w-i Matin- and do my woris I ined oifferu
lfrr'q tr tne ccnjMtry au aiui do-tor6" reiid!fa wif'c jRci'-fit.
yjjj fce adopted m our opi4nv saw yjnjol adcrtucd unddetlded
EKINEEU OF TRAIJk b5 BL.OT-
try it and received so much benefit -
from the first bottle that I continued By The Associated Press.
to take It. and it has built up my CLEVELAND Q.. April 1. Blame 7Tr Z
th and'tuade me strong and well for the wreck of the three New York) u and !
vuu--urr uol luu uesi meoicme i uenirai irains near Amnorst last wees ibj? au
Ae jr taken and adtlse all weak in which 28 lives wore lost ami a imm- in th..
. .. .. .. . . . : . . j v f -:
1 at Ui;
piiitr I o
J. air so 1
eaa jjJy tta it Ua
. .XiA Ih.au
Talk About Style
Wc have the most stylish WALL PAPERS ever
shown in Abilene. For the modest cottage to
the finest mansion we bought before the ad-
vance and can save you MONEY.
Prices range fror 15c to $4.50 per Double Roll.
Now is the time to PAINT that house. Our
paints are the best brands made. Paint that we
have sold in Abilene for the past 15 years they
stand this climate best.
RALPH PAINT AND PAPER COMPANY
no ai litiuu ol
ut uji v druir
l UjttUa I
lUi.1.1 . bO c
tiu I' 14 1 U'
kail i-raij t
rav buir i:
uown w (
c fur a 50-
t brut with
a; btdr tat-
w hy warn-
ur. Lut nUat
fttM'. Sa aaj
vtt I'eji.Uj t.-e.u..
k&ir after a ivi
jflgs ktk tti gluJ3
u aa api4.ariuc
women to try It" Mrs. ber of persons Injured was placed on di-Tisrhu
rter. Stat Hoard N. C. Herman Hess engineer o train $io Sulpfeur I'-ompouad
mo xircu overworked run- a nich crashed Into tha first sec- uwny umrtemai
uen in Abilene could nnlv tlon while mntilnir .it a snPPil nf r.S appIiLatuI
:jw Our d&liclaiiK rwl livip riiilfti in hnur thru n ibnan r.n iv and lUitf!
Iland fro tOIllO. Vllinl snnnlloa thtt n. t' Mruin i-nnor;.! mannt.oi. nf i CI JWladjl
i :sl- ?r - ssrss Hjtjssssff f-s uira. srsss
t uiuuu ou ktrvugiu we woman i oe . . .7 . ". . cokt ui vmikiui flppwraaee 10 tue
I K1 T ..: . T The joint investigations were coai lud- 1 r it . Eit .-f.niTj tnr ti c.ZZ
I ablo bf 8'jppW UtJ demand McLe- ed todav aHliouBh It will hr Mm time S.' L'L .. .- '?hf!
iuwrolj inus Co.-vAdvcrtbtosi before the fwdiass are made public Bold by MtLeoore-Bass Drug to.
Panama and Felt Hats made to look like new. 01oths Gleaned
and Pressed the right way
$15 and Up
GUARANTEED TO FIT.
HESS TO STAY IV ABILENE gIMCS 190$.
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