The Taylor County News. (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 51, Ed. 1 Friday, March 1, 1889 Page: 4 of 8
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AtflLEXE TEXAS. 3IAR. 1. 9fc
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Five Dollars in Gol&Freo
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nmwww aoa tf f anwaa
We arc aurl-yrised to teonounce D. IV.
Wristen for Ue office of Mayor at the
ensuing city taction.
Six thousand votes were east in
To the nret one thingnesses tha number of beans or nearest to
the number in & jar at M.- G. Terry's who has just opened & stock of
F A M:r-liT G R'O C ERIE S
the San Antonio city election held
The Henrietta Standard baXJ
ceased to exist and the Sentinel
baa takeu its place.
Heavy stww fell id South Caro-
lina during the cold snap last
The thermometer ranged frotnp
to 40 degree below zero in the
yew England States iast Saturday.
Congress isas passed a bill pro-
Aiding for a public building at
on Chestnut Streetnext door to Ed. 8. Hughes & Co.'s. AH are
invited to call and guess the ladies children and fanners especmlh.
Kemeniber no charge for guesses. Beans to be counted March. 15th.
W.J. Cnrfcahan general road-
master for the Rio Grande divis-
ion of the T. & P. railroad has resigned.
T&e president has approved the
bill to ndTuit as states of the
Union Washington Montana
2ortb Dakota and South 'Dakota.
S. S. Cox the talented and pop-
ular congressman from 2f ev York
has given through congressman
Kilgore a'lundsome donation to
the Alamo monument fund.
A store Yras robbed atToyah on
the evening of the 21st ult. of
about $2500. Two men well armed
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Eepobts of Cosimittees. N
3Jr. Upshaw for the coramitree on con-
stitutional amendments Fnvorably the
resolution permitting nn additional tax
for the maintenance of public roads.
Favorably giving constables tne same
"fees as sheriffo In performing services of
Favorably a bill extending. for ten
years the time within which purchase
money for school lands shall be paid.
Favorably .senate bill No. 1G7 to pro-
vide for the setting apart of the excess
in surveys of land made for railroad or
internal improvements or other purpose
and declaring same to be a part of the
public free school lands with an amend-
ment protecting an innocent purchaser.
31r. Cranford for committee on state
of aflairs Favorably a bill to protect
Favorably a resolution requesting our
members of congress to urge upon the
proper department of the general gov-
ernment the necessity of a separate ma-
rine district on the Texas gulf coast and
the early establishment of same.
Mr. Burgess for the committee on
public lands Unfavorably the bill for
the location and survey of genuine land
claims in Greer county and confirming
all genuine survey and locations hereto
fore made and to provide for the issu-
ance of patents upon such surveyg.
made theirVseapev 1 Unfavorably senate bill eighty-nine
: for amending the law regulating the
A bill hae been introduced in gaie and lease of school university and
the Pennsylvania legislature im-j asylum lands.
Mr. Allen for committee on Federal
relations Favorably a bill asking con-
gress to appoint three engineers to select
a suitable place for a port on the gulf
Also favorably a resolution requesting
members of congreh from Texas to op-
pose the passage of the Blair bill pend-
ing in congress.
Unfavorable the bill fining persons
posing a tine of$5U to 8100 for
a man's treaOig another to liquor
of any sort.
It is 'rumored that a gigantic
railroad deal is on tapis by which
the Southern Pacilic railroad will 1
absorb the Suata Pe system aud
perhaps other roads.-J&x.
- i who may fail to pay their occupation
Quito a stir was created in the taxes
senate last week by Senator j pASSED by House akd Senate.
Blackburn of Kentucky pulling j Mr.pope'S bill giving the penalty for.
the ears of Senator Chandler by setting or drawing seines above tide
way of reminding him how rabid j waterpassed by the senate.
On the 15th inst. Governor
Boea signed the following acts
passed by the legislature now viu
session to which Hon. J. H.
Moore secretary of state also af-
fixed his official signature:
1. Senate bill 2f o. 69 regelating
the incorporation of towns built
on oom Bines oi me uue separa-
ting two. counties.
2. House bill 26 82 designating
counties composingthe twenty-
ninth judicial district.
3. Senate bill No. 45 fixing the
time of holding the courts in the
Twenty-fifth judicial district.
4. Senate bill No. 6 amendinjg
irtip.lfi 109 W R. rftlatinrr to Pttr
5. Senato bill No. 17 defraying
contingent expenses of the
6. Senate bill No. 74 amending
title 34 chapter 1 R. S. raakiug
! each ward of a city or town an
7. Senate bill No. 15 amending
the act of March 29 1887 defiuing
the twelfth judicial district.
8. Senate bill No. 23 appropri-
ating $3214 for two montha for
the Gatesville reformatory.
S. Senate bill No. 1G appropria-
ting money to meet the deficiency
in the revenue for running the
10. Senate bill 319 for the relief
of railroads chartered since Jan. 1
1887 and preventing the forfeit-
ure of charters of the same.
11. Senate bill No. 22 amending
the assessment of live stock.
12. Senate bill No. 14 appropri-
ating money to pay the mileage of
members of twenty-first legisla-
meddlesome cuts should be treated
Presideut-etect Harrison took
up Ibis line of anarch Monday for
Washington City where he is
shortly to enter upon the duties
of Chief Magistrate.
By Mr. Jarvis To punish persons for
leaving dead animals or carcasses on the
highways or streets.
Mr. Kimbrough Theft of property of
the value of $50 or over shall be punish-
ed by confinement in penitentiary not
less than two and not more than ten
Mr. Kimbrough A joint resolution
changing the constitution and allowing
Prank Lereh of San Angelolast
week sold to J. B. WiIsonf Dal-
"Ium'wuuv . "j the legislature to grant counties or their
Green county at $14 for twos and ! tax.Voting populace to vote 15 cents
.20 for threes. Ymore for road improvement.
------ - - Petitions and Memorials:
A. B. Robertson this week x.
' t r. -rr t . . MrMvimbrough Petition from lerrell
bought from H. L. Adams 1000 one of Kaufraan county agaln8t tbo railroad
two. aud three-year-old steers pay- commisaioh.
ing $7.50 for ones $11 for twos 3ir. Stephens Petition from citizens
and. $16 for threes. Colorado of Knox and Haakel! counties against the
Our House being Crowded and washing te make room for pin? Spring 'Goims
the attention of the public is called toxthe tact (hat we can and are now selliii
our stock of Dry Goods cheaper than they can be purchased this side of
' St. Louis or Hew. Tork Markets
The stock now on hand iiiJcludes Staple ahd Fancy Dry Goods Ladies ahd
fiAnts' PnVn'itsshinor firnnds. Dlfbthincr. -Hflifi. rjAv flnota. liiOAs OvArnlls. I
ing Coats etc. and were recently purchased by us
Far Below their C! In the I2afern Markets
Wciiow place all goods in your refaeh by selling then at prices that will ih
duce youo buy. You should not let this opportunity topurehase goods cheap
pass. You nave only to come tnee and price our goods to b$ convinced that w
A R E DOING WHAT WE C LuA iNtt-
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in connection witn our immense stuck 01 uryji
of Staple and Fanky Groceries which we seUailow
Callsipon us ; we can supply your vrants Our
s we cany a complete' line-
as aiiy one in the City.
House is on Pino Street
between First and Abilene NationalBariks Abilene Texas.
31. C. LAMBETH
REAL ESTATE ACfeNT
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ABILENE?.-" - .- TEXAS.
George Wahingtoirs birthday
Vo!rnotnr OOnA troa nkonrrfiiT ntcn
vw4.. aa wuov..u.oWj
passage of a law validating state land
31r. Stephens Petition xfrotn citizens
of Montague county faydring county
i cVirol ciiMavintotiilcinfe A
as arbor' day iu many towns in i r X.
Texas Xext ararhor d'iv will ! A libel bill has been passed by hesin-
leias. jsexteararoor a.iy wiil . Rte and WU prubaWv meet with btait-
be general all aver the State and ; tIe opposition in the'house. . XN
will be made one of the graudest j The railroad commUsion bill is still
Washington Feb. 25. The
house committee on appropria-
tions has passed upon the seuate
amendment to the sundry civil ap-
propriation bill. Among the
things concurred in is the survey
of the Gulf of Mexico to select a
site for a deep water harbor.
Dr. Tolar representative from
Tnttln sistunt- Viae intfnr1iirnrl a.
1.UMII1 IHJUlll'J) unt' "t "vi
bill in the legislature fixing the
rate of occupation taxes for attor-
neys as follows: For first-class
lawyers $5 per annum; second
clnss $2.50; third class $1; fourth-
c.lnsB 25cts. and in caBe those of
the last named character fail to ac-
cumulate' the quarter they be
let off from paying any tax what-
ever. The legal fraternity can
certainly find no objection to the
passage of the bill. Zulixg Sip
Citation hy Pnblficaflosa.
Agent for sale'Ytf T&P. Kallroad lands
and City Lots in -Ajbjjen on
EASY TERMS ifcLQXG PAYMENT.
A large list of lands owned by individ-
uals for sale. Farms; Farming 'Lands
! Kanchesand Pwft?Landa in Tylor
Refer tijr Pwmlssion to
First National t' Abilene National
Banks AblleTie. f - " ' ""
First Naflional i&alr.'jModento.iCal. ..
E. St. John. Hays Jfc Co. Bankers and
Brokers N.Y' VV i :
Dr. J. L. MfComb:LeT?anon Mo.
Hon. Richard Swasey-Euro a Cal.
znut popnlcr JuadrxeinU lice d
rmiBlTfl If inirinTfTTTflTITTlFT
92M Of If ana 45 vunaws wspia
seat Atm osxsrTVAX.T TtUeo-
ntal fromew Uat wll coattnea wy tafitmrto;
Iedr tht be oa cJer SIS CU1I7. Airne. Bfrs.lL.
B. ABDIGIEB UiWm Koek Ark. Ota'l iMurr
Fair and Honest Dealing with our customers has increas-
ed our trade arid caused us to enlarge our capacity forbtisir
ness. Our store is now twice as large as it was before
gives us roorn for a. larger and more complete line of
BOOTS UD EO
t2Rnst received and not only our regular customers but alii
who need footwear will find it greatly to their interest to call-'
on usyivhere they can get a strict guarantee on every paiir
that is sold from our store. We are now handling the. cejfek
atipS?S?u?S! brated J. E. Faust shoes which are considered: the very besi v
school shoe in the market. A nice line of Our Own MaK
of Cowboys'Bpots constantly oh hand. We are ery thank
I ful for the patronage received since starting our enterprise
rMiiiBib EBBU TV (Va Yia -jremf f
'tSSKSfSi' and solicit a continuance of the same. First door West P'O
eixei In proportioa. A rare c&ace d pr- ; ... "
holidays we have.
A twenty-five inch vein of coal
has been found in Coleman county
aud the papers have raised a fresh
whoop for t&e cattle trail" road.
It takes more than a 25 inch seam
of coal to draw a railroad much
less to build o&e.
The land bill the school bill and the
question of holding a constitutional con-
THE STATE OF TEXAb To the
the absorbing question in both eenate sheriff or any. Constable of Taylor
You are hereby commanded that by
making publication of this citation in
vention are the interesting measures yet ; some newspaper published in said county
to be passed upon in the house.
House bill No. 21 to validate the acta
of the land board in the sale of lands un-
der the act approved April 13 1SS3 as
fp- vtr Y c;m. introduced by 3Ir. Tolar was substituted
Two men W. C. Smith and Abb . . . . . thnf
Brown were found hanged in San
a uiu tnac
. was lone: and hard to understand and
Saba county near the Colorado j unsatisfactory because it required addi-
river Monday of last week. The tional expense to the purchaser before
bodies were carried to San Saba bIs wroK8 could be rl5bted- T!e s"b'
... . j. e -. j. stitute was supported however by lo-
where the greatest of excitement I Ittr belng best that culd be ob-
prevails. ; tnined. and passed the houBe. In the
senate it was amended by the substitute
of a senate bill which gives the same re-
lief but more briefly and is more easy
of construction. The senate bill came
up for concurrence in the house Monday
morning and Mr.Tolur Mr. McComb
Mr. Hamblen and Mr. McGaughey made
speeches in favor of a concurrence in tbo
eenate amendments. Mr. Brown of
j Grayson Mr Mills of XcLenan and Mr.
TWO'miilion of women voted in j Strong of Dallas opposed it and suc-
Bn'gland at the recent municipal jceeded In having it recommitted to a
elections. It i significant that in ! conference committee which makes its
i passage ai uiib ecssiou esiremcy uuuu-
Tho thirteenth annual meeting
of the Cattle-Bi8er6 Association
of Xorthwest Texas will convene
at Fort Worth on March 12th.
All cattlemen of Texas and the
In diaa Territory are invited to attend.
! for twenty days previous to the return
day hereof you summon all persons In-
terested in the Estate of W. M. Davis
deceased to be and appear before the
County Court to beholden In and for the
aforesaid County of Taylor at the Court
House thereof in Abilene on the first
Monday in April 1SS9 then and there to
contest If they see proper the final ac
count of J. E. Jones administrator of
said estate filed in sold Court on the 22d
day of January 1SS9 which said final ac-
count will be heard by said Court at its
April term 1889.
HEItEIN FAIL NOT. but have you
then and there before said Court this
writ with your return thereon showing
how you have executed the same.
Issued this the 22nd day of January
Witness : Pavld J. Red Clerk of the
County Court of Taylor County.
Given under my Hand and the Seal of
said Court at cfiice tab the 52nd day of
January! A. D. 1889.
Attest: DAVID J. KED
Clerk County Court Taylor Co.
all countries where the principle
of popular sovereignty is recog-
nized municipal' suffrage is being
gradually conferred on woman. la
it possible that complete citizen-
ehfp is- one of tin things the future
has in store for her ?
A Q'asette special says- that Fred
Payne of Sweetwater has fol-
lowed' tile twomen "wlio had: sto-
len nis'innles and. overtook them
last Saturday neat jFort lark
south of San Angelo and recover-
ed bis Tmules. after wMcli band
Ins party gay thfi thieves & necessaryinformstioa in regard
ful. Mr. Tolar has been following the
bill from the house to the senate and
through the different committees trying
to hurry np its passage -go that his nu-
merous constituents who are now -in
suspense and anxiety because of the de-
lays and uncertainties of its paaeags
may ba relieved and ho is considerably
exercised at the course that nts been
and is being pursued in the nutter.
tin H ifj
The Express Steamer -Service j
have recently put two new Steam-
ers in theirIne from 2ew York to
Hamburg. 3r. C. F. Hies local
agent at this place can give sii
m k iif mm
FBANK FOSTBE AGBOT
Ths Singer Sstylng Machine Agst
hasmoved his stock of niftcStlnee to ths
John B. Bell building on Chestnut St.
aext door to Stromberg'a Saddlery atorc.
In connection with his machined ha will
keep a large stock of well selected
10o.:e. do aad 75e. Y caoo& rkli
& TOU llfi OI COS3a)C4.
WSI gf r crgtnM la verj t
Rsrtstiit. He$avlUi.afsVtfc9: jll
onhlminhi!!-ncwflnsftfrf. l 5
Q&ntnt bcalncac TbM Hfe mt a desassd
jTrtKfore isppil BTOr o conwrow. h
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THEO. HEYCK President. . War. CAMERON Vice-President.'
J. G. LOWDOK Cashier.
LiEGEST.BANKme IHSTITDf WHsfHE MlLESS SS'flHTS
Acconnts of Farmers Stockmen and Merchants Solicited.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
GEO. P PHILLIPS E. B. ROLLINS THEO. HEYCK J. M.
DAUGHEJiTY J. G. LOWD02JTand J. W. RED of Abilene
Wm. CA5IERON and W. B. BRAZELTON of Waco.
Accommodations consistent with judicious banking cheerfully ex-
tended. Thfr collection department of this Bauk is a special feature.
Collections oh all points-made and promptly remitted for on day of
J. G- CURRIE.
J. L. STEPHENSON.
K3 JLJL JL -HJL
Land- Live Stock and Insnrascfe Agents
ABILENK : : : : : : ' ' : TEXAS.
aFana and Ranch LandXots Houses ancTSuburban Prcperty for Srfs.-St
Mr. J. L. Ste&ensoiv wfil give apecIaHttention to the Land and LIve Stck
departmsata oftha business and lwlUatrive to give entire satisfaction to alL
MO NYT O LO AU
ou nnlncamlKM Uadsjn am &om $1000 to 550000 tlms nd tera fvorb!s
KSAKUACTUREas and &EALERS iU
LUMBER SASH POOISSP BLm'DSETC.
iLnrze Stuck m ali Mil
"CONSTA2JTTLY ON HAND ESTBIATS FSNiSHED.-ST
Daily Except Sunday Abilene and Bollinger.
Lkavb Abilene S :00a.m. AnsiV3& Balllager 6tS0 p.a.
" - Balllnger 7 :00 a.m. j Ablkne J8:30 p. la;
Mates-One- trip $4-50 ; Bound Trip $8.00.
J. T. PHILLIPS Proprietor. J. E. TAL0K Ag't Abilaa.
iss mss wmm
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CH AS. E. PRATT Public Weigher.
-SKIPPERS OF ALL KINDS OF LIVE STOCK-
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ieag& LiYs met vmmmm ui-
Xo. X7 Pine St. Abilene neit door to 1st Nations! Bank.
iif m ne$ of furniture do Eiot fail to call on tjie jaboye
named 'firmaa 'they.'keepj the; best stock of iaraitnre in
goods. ai2fey;also manufa0tur$ Mattresses. Hctuiranses
siid Mosldiira specialty. Ail goods sold mtthe-Tcigr low
elprigwme and ua before bajing.
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Ncxthweet Texas. We sksSi soatfnne to hcdla Wool a4 m& Is eoasectlasr
with our Grain businesa. Wa ara also agatsib? the imt Csmmm Houses Is
Chicago and will make liberal inivsaee ess sH si&ck. sMpti t38r.gk as. We
are gteo'agestsfor tbs ceieSaratsd Jackass Wsgoss IPbstim Saving' tovea ir
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Lowry, James A. The Taylor County News. (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 51, Ed. 1 Friday, March 1, 1889, newspaper, March 1, 1889; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth329968/m1/4/: accessed January 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Public Library.