The Taylor County News. (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 24, Ed. 1 Friday, July 22, 1898 Page: 4 of 14
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get our prices
PINE ST. ABILENE.
THE TAfLOB CODHTT HEWS.
JAMES A. LOWBI Editor and Publisher.
MAX . ATRKWS Associate Editor.
ABILENE. TEXAS. JULY 22. 189S.
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All dues to thlsoffic may bp sent in registered
lettsr or by money order. Stamps will be taken
in small sums. Address the rublieher.
Jjiurs A. Lowht. Abilene. Texas.
The following names announced are th regu-
lar BomineBs of the democratic party of Taylor
For County Judge
D. G. LULL.
For County Attorney
A. S. HAEDWICKE.
For District and County Clerk
M. C. LAMBETH.
For Sheriff and Tax Collector
J. V. CUNNINGHAM.
For Count- Tax Assessor
C. C. JACKSON.
For County Treasurer
J. II. THOKNTON.
For Public Weigher
MAES1I A. HART.
For County Surveyor:
W. A. KINEY
Superintendent of Schools.
Prof. W. W. KIKK.
For Justice of Peace Prec. 1
W. A. MINTER.
For Commissioner Prec. 1
J. II. BASS.
For Constable Prec. 1
We are authorized to announce JI li.
Cook a3 a candidate for re-election to
the office of eherifl'and tax collector.
Van Ness Lewis authorizes us to an-
nounce him as a candidate for Treasurer
of Taylor County subject to the action
of the" voters at the November election.
Gold is now coming from Alas-
ka at a fairly lively rate but it is
coming from Europe for breadstuff
at still livelier rate.
TWELVE YEARS AGO.
A Reliash of Local Events.
From News of July 23 1880.
A CLEAR HEAR;
good digestion; sound sleep: a.
' fine appetite and a ripe old age
I are some of the results of the use
of Tutt's Liver Pills. A single
dose will convince yen of their
wonderful effects and virtue.
A Known Fact.
An absolute cure for slr'k lie ul-
achc dyspepsia malaiia sour
stomach dizziness constipation
bilious fever piles torpid liver
and all kindred diseases.
Tutt's Liver Pilis
War Notes and Briefs.
Col. J. T. Berry went to Austin.
Rescue Hose Company gave a
minstrel performance at the opera
uuuau. j Tvphoid fever still exists at
Chas. Wortham returned from a L.ap Alger and several soldiera
tour out west. . ' h:ive aircadv died of it.
J. A. Thomas was visiting in a state of affairs bordering on
Kentucky. J inartjai iaw now exists in Spain.
An infant child of Sam Bird Watson's fleet is rapidly being
died on Monday. ' madti roadr for sailing to the
Jc. i.. J. siuyuKS
Abilene on Sunday.
The iron bridge across Little
Elm was finished.
Franz Hoffman bought C. Stein's
Miss Annie McEachin was out
coast of Spain.
Santiago province. The
States .is to transport the
Toral has at
to Sprain. The Spanish forces
involved :irn vimniislv stated fit
here from Mississippi on a visit .from ou to 22000 men.
to ner uroiuer ai nbon. Jt is quite likely tl);it thc most
An ammonia cartridge burstedl of lhe troops will 110W be witb.
at the ice factory and injured drawil from c;int;.lpo ailll taken to
I several ol the employes.
Mai. Rowan Green the genial
Anson attorney was in Abilene.
A. M. Robertson was reported
Mrs. W. T. Berry went to Vir-
ginia on a Visit.
A. B. Goddard was announced
as a candidate for justice of the
A public meeting was held at
the court house to devise means
for the relief of the destitute.
Mrs. Frank Huston went to
Kentucky on a visit.
D. YV. Wristen made a trip to
Will Lemmons died in the pcui-
tuntiary. Miss Laura Duckctt was quite
G. W. Roach and Miss Mcta S.
Young were married.
Sheriff Cunningham had gone
to Indiana with a prisoner in
The Confederate reunion which
meets in the city of Atlanta this
week will be the grandest affair
of its kind that has ever taken
A passenger train on the Frisco
road was held up at Andover
Kan. last Saturday night and tha
express car was robbed.
Since Hawaii's annexation the
necessity of a cable connection
with that country becomes more
apparent. But American enter-
trise will soon master the situation.
Judge Porter went abroad to
negotiate for supplies for the
Frank Olney was up from
Angelo on a visit.
W. L. Grogau has been nomi-
nated for representative from the
100th representative district.
Rorto Rico for tho invasion of
Gon. Shafter has reported hi
losses at Santiago as being 1Mb
killed loSl wounded and 81 miss-
ing. Many of tho sick and wound-
ed have been brought from San-
tiago to the Atlantic coast.
On to Porto Rico is now the
word lor Shaffer's army and on
to Spain is the cry for Watson's
The government is at once go-
ing to prepare Santiago harbor
for the needs of modern com-
merce. Rear Admiral Sampson will
leave Santiago the latter part of
this week for Porto Pico. On his
a 1 rival there he will at once se-
lect a landing place for the troops
and get himself in readiness for a
Gen. McKibbin has been named
dcred at Santiago waa to decor
ate the graves of their dead he-
roes and put epitaphs at their
beads. These things the Span-
iards have heretofore forbidden
them to do.
A movement has been started
at Port Tampa to give Cervera a
home on Tampa bay in considera
tion of his humane treatment of
The United States is supplying
its war vessels as fast as possi-
pie with the improved smokeless!
It has been announced that
Miles and Sampson will both take
a hand in the operations at Porto
Rico. Gen. Miles started with
about 3100 troops. There are
now at sea following him 9300
more. And there have been or-
dered to move from American
ports about 28000.
The warship Dixie is now get-
ting in some excellent work along
the Cuban coast.
Several of the states are behind
with their quota of men under
former calls Texas being among
1 In Spain they are threatening
! to courtmartial Gen. Toral for
The Cuban insurgents around
Santiago are acting ugly and may
cause us trouble. They will
neither work nor fight and want
to take charge of and loot the
conquered territory at once.
Jjismarck's gout lias grown
worse and he is again scolding at
the United States and advising
Germany to haze nothing to do
A rumor has reached this coun-
try to the ellect that Gen. Garcia
of the insurgent army has been
The French foreign office an-
nounces that Spain is asking on
what terms peace can be made.
More British war vessels are
heading for Manila and it is ex-
pected that in case the German
vessels interfere with Dewey they
will take a hand and make the fur
Not m Symptom of tho Affliction
flnoo Curat! by Hold's.
" Wlfaa o4i daagater was two yaara old
a beak oat all over ber Ism aad head
wita scrotals sorss. Nothia thai wa did
for hat mated to do any food- Wa be-
came dJacoaraged but one day eaw
Hood' 8anaparilla so highly recom-
mended that we decided to try it. The
first bottle helped her and after taking
six bottles her face was smooth and we
hare not seen any signs of scrotals re-
turning." Silas Vnxoor West Park
New York. Get only Hood's because
I Jf Sarsa-
CKJ S parllla
Is the best-In fact the One True Blood Purifier.
HvaIi n!0 cure nausea. Indigestion
llOOQ S flllS hUtoasasss constipation.
HIMIMMI HI II !
' Weauker Bnrean.
Local Weather report for the week
ending July 22 189S.
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W. E. OLIVElt.
Observer Weather Bureau.
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Our Honor Holl.
The following named persons have
paid subscriptions during July to
date ns follows :
J Armstrong $2.00
B.I Riney j 1.00
Augu6t Nerger 1.00
J M Echols 50
DC McCov 1.00
L V Cuuiuilns 1.00
S II Howard 2.00
J W Christopher 2.00
Charlev Oakes 1.00
WE Woodward 1.00
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ly J Watson :jo
Mrs Ilelle Scarborough :10
Notk. Watch the above statement ot
receipts and if your payment Is not
properly credited you should notify us
Staple and Fancy Groceries
NEXT DOOR TO P. O.
St. Louis has sent a bid for
next Confederate reunion.
It is still insisted by their pa-
pers that -we have Germany's
sympathy." And so we shall con-
tinue to have as long as England
stands ready to lend us a helping
for the position of military gov-
ernor at Santiago.
The war department at Wash-
ington is in possession ol advices
in tho ifiot that the vellow fever
banj situation at Santiago is greatly
The return of the refugees to
Santiago shows an alarming state
of destitution among thc people.
Both the United States authorities
and tho Kcd Cross society will
have their hands full ministering
to the wants of the needy.
Theoflicersand men ot Schley's
lleet have taken
The destruction of a Spanish
lleet Europe's quick appreciation
of the feat the wearying flans of
truce at Santiago and at last the
surrender have all influenced
some markets day by day. But
Americans have grown and see
that not many outside matters
greatly influence the business
which enables them to market
.l.LMO27-l01.'3 worth of domestic;
products abroad in a year against
$610052814 worth imported
new loan has proved a stupen-
dous success over $1300000000
having been subscribed and it is
now the question of chief interest
whether any banks will get
enough after personal subscrip-
Hull's Great DiBcoverj'.
Ono small bottle of Hall's Great Dis-
covery cures all Kidney and Bladder
Troubles removes Gravel cures Dia-
betes Seminal Emissions. Weak and
Lame Backs Uheumatism ami irregu-
larities of the Kidneys and Bladder in
both men and women. Regulates blad-
der troubles in ''hildren. If not sold by
your drnggist will be sent by mail on
receipt ol $1. One small bottle is two
months treatment and will cure any
case above mentioned.
E. W. HALL bole Manufacturer
P. O. Box 21i Waco Texas.
For sale by Bass Bros. Abilene.
Cisco. Texas. Feb. 2.1 1S90. E. W.
nii ( ii. 111 ajt. 1 tAiio . .Lsciii 011 . 1 iiuu
' U-3lW UH1 'jriu.lC LfJOLUtLl 1UI JIUUC1
and Bladcier troubles and have been
very greatly benefitted b3' it and I can
fully recommend it to any one suf-
fering in the same manner Respect-
full' Co 1.. .1. H. H01.COM11.
President First National Bank.
Near Passenger Depot
forth First Street.
tions have been accepted to sup-
port further circulation. Indus-
a subscription j lres an(l business are at the nat
urally lowest pomi ior me year
and therefore the records are the-
more impressive. Dun's Review.
Smallpox is reported epidemic
in Clay and several other counties
A terrific wind and hail storm
swept over a large area of coun-
try north of Dallas last Saturday
The Cotton Belt road has ar-
ranged for a one fare trip to all
parts in Texas from Memphis for
August 9th. No road entering
the state does more for Texas de-
velopment than does thc Cotton
An Anglo-American league to
promote an alliance between Eng-
land and America has been form-
ed in the former country and
some of the most prominent
statesmen and citizens of the
country are among its members.
Thc Austrian government has
prohibited the game of draw
poker 011 the ground that it is a
menace to good morals. From
bow on Austria will not be taken
in by American statesmen while
making their tours of Europe.
Cervera's boast that he would
visit the New England coast has
been verified but not exadtly in
the way he intended it or wished
The government subscription
to the war bonds closed last week
and the whole of the $200000000
was taken by the people of Amer
ica no bank or corporation bids
being entertained. The bids
for thc benefit of the widow of
Ellis who was killed in the en-
gagement agaiust Cervera's lleet.
A fund of ?1000 was raised. ""
One of the first things required Prolonged Agony
of the surrendered Spaniards at There is no reason yet to ex
Simti.'n'o was to clear the harbor pect sudden peace and the dis-. t - E ! K K'y land
of ininos and torpedoes. bandment of the volunteer armies.
One of the first vessels to enter Like all weak characters the
Santiago harbor after the romo-j Spaniard is given to temporizing
val of the mines was the Red and evasion. He will begin by
Cross supply ship. j suing lor peace on impossible
Dewey has called on the Ger- terms. This mode of procedure
man commander in Manila harbor is calculated to enlist European
to sav if he deems Germany at sympathy and to serve as an cmol-
npnen with the United States and lient for Spanish pride. Having 'Geo's Berry
if not to say so promptly that he finally agreed to hard stipulations t J'anu-lor '-''
mav know how to deal with him. couched in euphonious terms he .: Tr-Zwl..
I i mi - vi -m ? r Cam4-ivi am4-d '5 mi. " .. - . .wl .nt1 lir tfk"kl 1 tll nrAlrir flin nftnnif li ititllf lir
u.K3iu. a wui oxiuiixioiiLa. Xuc uLTiuuii iiuimi.ii 1.101 -in. m inuiuujj iui "". ". '"UUu.c v L. Johnson and Miss Vurra Wheeler
An exchange came to us last . called on the commander of the of delay in carrying out his part i lme Anderson and Miss Alpha Powers
week with a blue mark around an English vessels at Manila to know of the agreement. - -
editorial boomiu" a candidate for! what his course oi action would- xne nnai eiiminauon 01 paiu xnreu wauaiur xvr u wbhs.
be in case the German vessels 1 irom the new questions conlront-' Of course Webster was in de-
should interfere with Dewey in iug the United States will noi maud for those who could afford
welcomed and appreciaied it is
not likely that America will need
Traiisler.s of Itcul Instate.
Mrs M E Sayles to Geo C Harris part
of block 151 Abilene for $50.
X M Dudlev and wife to D C McCov
lot 0 block 5(;. Abilene for S500.
XScallorn to C S Scallorn one-half
interest in the Scallorn Sutvey Xo. 113
and Jand in other counties. Deed of gift.
X Scallorn to F L Scallorn one-half
interest in Scallorn Survey Xo. 113. mid
land in other counties. Deed of gift.
.1 W Moore to J S Cordill part of Bee
C Evans to J as K Maxwell lots 3 1
5 and 1; in block (J Vbilene for$:UX).
II A Hancock to S L Kalph lot 1 1
out-lot 2 Conrad & Menefee's subdivi-
sion of block 115 Abilene for $75.
PA Williams to W J Belcher Land
Mortgage Co. northwest quarter of sec-
tion 53 U A Land for $10 and other
Lytle Water Co to .1 G Lowdon and
part of sectian 52 B A
Keeps the best liquors and cigars in. town. All
the equipments are up-to-date and firatclaaa. . .
S. H. UE AVJEIX
Wholttsla snd KeUil -s
Water Supply and Steam Fitting Goods.
PLUMBING AMD PIPE FITTING.
Distributing Agent for Fairbanks Morse A Co.'s Famoni
A NEW BUSINESS BY
a latwJT ITRIAPia i5r
J. C. BUCKINGHAM
CARRIAGE PA1NTEB TIDDJEB k 6EHEBAL
I am master of my trade and as a verification of this aak
you to call and examine my work. If you live in another
town let me know your wants; I will make an estimate on the
work and will pay the return freight charges. What more
could you ask? If the iron and woodwork in your baggy or
carriage is in good condition it is a wase of money to bay a
new one. I will make it as good as new. My prices are ia
keeping with the stringent times. -
Your for Honest Work
J. C BUCKINCHHW
Corner of First and Cedar Street Abilene Tex.
A printed slip pasted to the pa-
anything about the
the candidate to send him a mark-
ed copj' of the paprr.
We didn't do it.
Wo ain't going to do it.
We ain't saying a word
Unless the cash is in sight
And we can see the smiling
face of the Goddess of Liberty on
one side of the dollar of our dad's
and count the tail feathers in the
great American eagle on the oth
tive. lie said inai in a case 01
i that kind uno one but Dewey and
forces throughout Cuba indefinite-
ly. The autonomists and other
factions in Cuba have notified
nnr b-inriiv ronnnstPii ns if wp. R!iiflt:ikniL' Manila and tiie iMigiisii-' peiinu me
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n:.m uncv nf mmi's rfinlv was snori anil suedes- lneiu 01 tne oiuuiei:is
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uuul uuxviuiey iius uiruuu u.v-
pressed the belief that it will be
liimsi.ir innnv." necessary to maintain arnica
Snairi now realizes that the
coming of Watson's fleet is some
thing more than a thrpat.
A large number of troops have Spain that they will not submit to
been embarked at Tampa and be ruled by the insurgents. They
other points this week for service prefer to be annexed to the
in Porto Klco. L'nited States. The insurgents
Our troops do not need a naval themselves have demonstrated
convov now as there is not a 1 their unfitness to rise to the occa-
-". it. ur . 1 st.-- a 1 .
In times past we have given . Spanish war vessel in ine v essiou ai nana. JLiiey uo not kuow
away columns of space and reams 'Indies now that daro show its j the difference between liberty and
of paper and great gobs of ink in j nose out of port. j loot
apolitical campaign. I The expedition to Porto Kico This government is pledged to
But what did we get in return? is to consist of 30000 men but establish order in Cuba without
Nothing but the privilege of will be increased to 70.000 if nee- dispossessing the Cubans. There
wading in mud behind thoband. essary. can be no oitler without law. and
wagon and spilling coal oil on' True to their instinct the Span- the half-civilzod patriots know no
our only coat and getting shot in ish soldiers sacked the city of law but force. The same condi-
the eye with a Roman candle. ! Santiago and committed all sorts tious in different degrees exist in
But times have changed and of meanness before surrendering. -Porto Kico and the Philippines
our feelings have changed
It is reported that in thc en- to say
to pay for his services. A sharp
Nantucket man is said to have got
the better of the great defender of
the Constitution in an amusing
way however. He had a small
case which was to be tried at
Xautucket one week in June and
he posted to Webster's oflice in
great haste. It was a contest
with a neighbor over a matter of
considerable local interest and
his pride as a litigant was at stake.
He told Webster the particulars
and asked what he would charge '
to conduct the case. ' Why" said I
Webster "you can't afford to hire
me. I should have to stay down
there the whole week and my fee
would be more than the whole
case is worth. I couldn't go down
there for less than 81000. I could
try every case on docket as well
as one and ii wouldn't cost any
more for one case would take my
time for the entire week anyway."
"All right Mr. Webster" quickly
responded the Nantucketer.
WORE FIRST-CLASS. SATISFACTION GUAIAKTHD.
o;acc28r3e3ccc frtoxo?fO :.-:: : :m
A Business Education and the Place t Get It.
I Actual Business Practice and Practical Bwk-keepiig
H Je-With Ranking Shorthand Tjyewritii Pauaiiuufc VMt-
jj saling Commercial Law aid BitiUM Ftcas. Sattatetlam
guaranteed. For Catalogue call at tie Ctllefe
Ii BRYANT'S COMMERCIAL COLLEGE
a r. I'sji
"Here's your $1000. You come j
down aud I'll fix it so you can try
The internal revenue collector
at Dallas has given it as his
opinion that warrants drawn by
the Knights of Pythias and other
benevolent orders do not need to
Jjave stamps affixed
of Hawaii. Tho
nir nntiuuincm i'c irnnn ' .nrrnoinou t nrainst tsantiafTO. J oral regular armv numoers aooui
Tt has leaked through the holes 1 the Snanibh commander said that 00.000 men hardly enough to
in our elbows and escaned through everv one of his generals were ' garrison our own coasts under the
t - .- 1 A . a . . i 1 t. r - 1 .
the apertures in our pants. either killed or wounded ana mat conditions tnai preceueu 1111s ur.; every case. weoater was so
Glorv is a good thing but cold he' had not a single colonel loft in The regular army is to be iucreas- amused over this proposition that
cash is" better. ' his entire command. ed to at least 100000 and it will uc kept his word. He spent the
Campaign thunder will no long- President McKinley has issued be recruited largely lrom tne voi-
er reverberate through these col- a proclamation setting forth rules untecrs to whom two years' ser-
umns except at so much per thun- for the government of the con- vice will serve as an excellent m-
jcr. ( (juered territory in Cuba and troduction into the regular estab-
Our campaign rooster must be 'Showing the intentions of this'lishment.
fed and wherewith shall we feed government regarding the Cubans There is little cbance for the
him? land their interests. The new or- volunteers to quit the service
He's lost his tail feathers from ' der of government will go into ' soon and fighting in camp or gar-
the first campaign and needs some j effect at once and General Mc-1 rison they will probably see all
extract of gold and silver right Kibbin has been appointed as' they desire of army life and more
now. miiuarv covernor. iuruu;u iuc um " ifeiu
For Little More Than
the Price of One. . . .
Our tow line is bagging
and unraveled at
The candidate is out for the
We are out for thc stuff.
United States warships shelled Months of garrison duty in the
Manzanillo last Tuesday morning. ; tropics will be a severe test of
The result of thc bombardment is their fidelity and to accept it
not yet known. I cheerfully will be heroism as
One of the firstj things the Cu-' valuable as the storming of walled
bans did after the Spanish surren- cities. St. Louis Republic.
entire weok in Nantucket and ap-
peared on one side or the other in
every case that came up for hear
ing. The shrewd Nantucketer -hired
Daniel out to all his friends
who were in litigation and receiv-
ed in return about $1500 so that
he got Webster's services for '
nothing and made a good profit to
boot. If that man was alive in
these days of trusts and syndicates
he would probably be at the head
of a legal trust controlling the
services of all the big lawyers of
the countrv. Boston Herald.
This is the beat offer ever made by any
newspaper. We will give to the subscri-
bers of The Twice-a-Wkek Reptjlic
as a special inducement the new and
Republic Sunday Magazine
Send the News abroad.
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Lowry, James A. The Taylor County News. (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 24, Ed. 1 Friday, July 22, 1898, newspaper, July 22, 1898; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth330339/m1/4/: accessed July 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Public Library.