The Abilene Reporter. (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, October 4, 1889 Page: 2 of 8
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. COT DIBECTOBY.
JmlgcT. H. Conner.
Attorney U. ! Shropshire.
Judge II. A. Porter.
Attorney T. A. Jerry.
$Srm$n Monday InYcbruar- April.
June August Octolier nnd December.
ConfmuilorT. Houser J. T. Tucker
nwdMtesfion'ortijc f.ccon.l Mon.lay In Kel-
fiiary. May August and So ember. Meets is n
SoaniorcinalfraHon on tho flrt Monday In
p COUNTY OFFICERS.
Judge II. A. Porter.
Attorney-T. A. Henry.
CIcrk-D. J. Bed
Bherltr J. V. Cunningham.
.Treasurer T. O. Anderson.
AsscssOTvI Jl. Selll.
Antraallnspcctor-J. L. Stephenson.
Mayot T).W-Wrlstcn t
Aisessor W.'JJ Thompson.
Treasurer .i.m lowuoiu
AUorney D.O. HIIU
hfcOrctary W O. Swanson
Marshal-J. J. Cllntiiii.
M. C. Lambeth J. M.iBarry
acorceC'Iaitou . Porter
C. Evans. ; r
Itcgular Meetings Second and fourth Tuesday.
AXIIANCE NO. 3778.
President J. 11. Kchols.
. Vice-President W. A. M Inter.
Secretary W. C. Cheatham.
Treasurer L. P. Chaffln.
Lecturer O. L. nines. "
Assistant Lectnrer V. F Springfield.
Chaplaiu-L. F. Chatlln.
Doorkeeper J. J. Muthtison.
Assistant Doorkeeper A. 8. Hodges.
Times and plneo of meeting at tho S. Porter
hall tho second Saturday of each month nt 8
o'clock p. m and the fourth Saturday of each
month at 8 o'clock p. m.
GDV. THRDGKjflDRTDN'S pDRBSS.
PIQTJBEa DO NOT LIE. .BESUIT
OF A NATION'S POLICY.
Wealth it the Abilene Country Made to Stare
us in the Face by Ineontrovertahla Facta.
An old Texan's Opinion of our Fine
Country. Interesting Statistics.
After a few introductory
marks the speaker alluded to
present assemblage composed
beautiful women and stalwajt men
in the prime of life and the
gray haired pioneers of Texas
the older and later citizens of the
State blending and vjeing in harmony
in the effort td advance the. prosper-
ity of their section and state of the
magnificent exhibits of the taste and
.handiwork of the ladies and the pro-
ducts of the soil. Only a few years
since the first dwelling was erected and
thte first-furrow turned in this and ad-
joining counties and yet we find an
exhibition in all the concerns of domes-
tic life showing an industry a refiner
ment taste and skill of what the old
est and most advaitcfcd "sections of the
state might well be proud; anda pro
soil: and -improved-.that
would tfuf to
shame older and more favored parts
of the country with articles of every
day use that strike the eye in this
.new country as trujy maryjelous.
wTrTespeaker;h ad 'beqpamilia y fth
Texas and especially the northern and
jwthwf ?tem fjdntjer (or forty-elght
7ears - IVhert his destiny was first
tt with the counties pf Grayson
ColUn Kaufwan Eljis Mclennan
mi IfeU were not then in existence.
Flrel rro)yietJa-Siindfiy BchooiWry S vm
day at 9: a. m. aartlcM ilrtt MtMwona 8un
daya In cadtteomliall. m. ami 8Jpp. nul
nrviinir nvprv ncuncMinr juik' j.w
nraver mceiuiK ncvnvi
Snmmimlon icrrlccs lint after annua)
tint amlM!cnd8undijjaandjnst prior
Ins on third and fourth Sunday. J. Yt .
The territory comprising tltcsc cotitl
ties nnd nil tlic country west of them
was anunt'plorcd wilderness and the
homcW Uic rcd man. '" He had
shared the mardslifps and toil of the
carlypionecrs of the country the men
and women who through scenes of
blood had blazed their way and made
the present prosperity and civilization
possible and lie had always had faith
in'iJlpasttohr future of .this part
of fcxa?. In 1877 in congress
whiU?in advoJc of the Tcjtas and
Pacific railroad-mcasure he. had de-
scribed the counties bordering on the
proposed line of road nnd then snid:
"Andstill first q provc Uiat the in-
vestments for the construction of'these
lines would be a profitable oncj andi
tliattlie covemment Would be" se-
CiiredJ' I mention the fact that thirty-
three counties in the State or Texas
bordering on the proppscd Jine .of
road averaging more than goo square
miles' to the county and all that por
tion ol the state west. oi trie -room
meridian ana extenaing irom me js.io
Grande north to the Kansas boun-
dary w.ou1d be almost entirely depend-
ant on the Texas and Pacific and the
.Vinita ..branch for commercial facili
It is Worthy of consideration
these thirty-three counties are
among the most inviting for settle-
ment and production of any in our
.whole State. It is not going .beyond
the truth to assert that for beauty ol
scenery of mountain hill and dale
'crystal flowing waters beautiful val
leys and broad rolling plains the coun-
ty alluded to has no superior on this
continent. It is within the bounds of
truth to say that two-thirds of the soil
is of the richest and most productive
character easily brought into cultiva-
tion and which if not properly culti-
vated in cotton with an average yield
of one-half bile to the acre would
produce 6336000 bales per annum
being 1336000 bales more than the
entire crop of the United States for
the years" 1877-76 or 'if the same
ambunt of land was cultivated in
Wheat with an average of 15 bushels
per acre a moderate estimate for that
region we should have the enormous
amount of 100080000 bushels per
annum which at the rate of 350 bush-
to the car and 20 cars to the tram
and 24 trains a day would require
1130 days and nights to transport
'the crppof a4singleyear to market or
if cultivated in cotton alone mak-
ing the same calculation of the
number of cars to the tram and one
train for every hour of the day and
night it would require 324 days to
move such a crop to market. In
other words it would require three years
to move one season's .wheat crop and
nearly one year to move the cotton
crop. When the Indians cease to
depredate in that section it will be in-
deed what it is fast becoming the great
beef producing region of the continent.
In speaking of the capacity of the 33
counties alluded to and of he western
part of the State for the production of
beef the speaker continued: "This
sir is no fanciful picture; to make it a
reality rall that is requisite is such a
population as the country described can
easily support and the means of trans
portation for its products."
The assemblage and exhibition here
to-day verify the truth of the picture
I have drawn . 1 he governor then
spoke to-the farmers some words of
advice' in regard to the borrowing of
money and the mortgaging o( their1
crops and farms and in this connection
stated that one'dollardoaned for 100
years at the following rates of interest
and compounded annually will amount
to the following sums at the end of
Jhetime viz: At 3 per cent. $19.25;
at 6 percent. $340; at 8 per cent.
$2203; at 10 per cent. $3809; at 12
recent. $5075: -at 18 cent.
$15145307; ai 34-per cent. 2551-
799304." He then admonished them
.thatJn'Jiis judgment there could be
no greater folly on their part than to
JjorioyV Jpoijcy aRd mortgage their
labor and homes to pay the sam?. that
itjWoufclh$ far-.better; .to work with
srfl&l'meari$abd rcqimuilat;? by de-
grees than to resort to borrowing. He
then alluded to what he conceived to
be a great error with many farmers in
attempting to(put ja large' ffarras and
the'cpjtjlvation oft more"ground tliajj
their force would enable them to cul-
tivate thoroughly TJiat every farmer
should raise on his farm everything
needed for his own support as fat as
possible t His crops should Le diver-
sified. ' He should raise his own pork
beef and mutton and no more cotton
than his own'forw can save nnd to
show the capacity of Taylor "'county
(he had prepared some figures -which
he trtoiight worthy of their attention.
This county contains 575oooacrcsol
land one-fourth of this' cultivated In
cotton nt a hall bale to the acic
would produce 72000 bales of cotton.
This at $50 per bale would make $1-
800000. One-fourth cdltivatell iH
wheat at 15 bushels per acre-would
make 2r6oooo bUshelsat 75 cents
.per bushel would be $i5si 4000 One-
eighth of the whole cultiv.-ttcdv in corn
'at 30 bushels to the acre at 2ocents
per bushel would make $43200 And
one-eighth in oats at 50 bushels- per
acre .and 20 cents. a busHeLwtuld
'make $720000. T'his would leave one
fourth for gardens for vegetables
fruits and pasturage. It is estimated
that the cattle horSes mules and'mut-
tons would " make $1500000 more;
that the hay fruit and vegetables' and
wool would .make another $1506000
and the increase in the value 'Ofrgrain
turned into flower and fed to" stock
would make $1000000 more-making
the value amount to$io266ooojj1one-
thinLoftliis deducted ;for 'home con-
sumption chd home use leaves $6884-
000 for exportation. The dataappli-
cable to this county applies with equal
force to the" four or mje' surrounding
cpunties.r With such a trade and
comm6rcet Abilene would dp" an im-
mense business of $50000000 This
picture may seem too sanguine and
overdrawn but the marvelous prog-
gress and development of some of
the counties east ofthisw'thjno greater
fertility of soil and resources induces
be ahaine'd by "this find Surrdiin'ding
countiescin the riexfquarter Of rf cen-
tury. In thjsAconnectioa it .may. Je
well to allude to the first annual re-
port of the commissioner of agricul
ture of this state which was for the
year 1887 but not published. until.
this year. 'The severcdrouth of;i8S7
and the preceding year make this but
a poor report of the actual production
of the state. This report includes all
the products of the dairy farm and
garden wool hides cattle; horses and
mules lumfcer aud shingles cotton'and
cottonseed 'oil 'products the whole
amounting to $137000000. The
speaker ventured the prediction that
in the report of 1889 the total
Would be $2oooooooo.There was one
great drawback to the agricultural in-
terests of the country and while he
would not wish to be considered as
obtruding political questions on an
occasion like the present he felt it to
be a duty to present to the considera-
tion of the people that action of the
general government that militates
against the great agricultural interest
of the nation and which promotes the
interests of a favored class. ' One of
the political parties of the present
day claims that from 1847 to 1861
which was under low tariff was a free
trade period. The tariff of 1857 re-
duced the duties on foreign imports to
an average of about 20 per cent and
the tariff act of 1861 raised it to about'
45 per cent arrd-acts-eince then to an
average of about 47 per cent Bearing
these figures in. mind it is -easy to de-i
termine the effect of these laws upon
the agricultural and manufacturing in-
terests. The speaker quoted from a
speech delivered by him in congress
in 1887. Beginning in 1850 and pro-
ceedingunder a just system pf revenue
laws until i860 tlie value.of farms ad-
vanced from $3423163064 to $6-
89163576 and on livestock for a
like period advanced from $544180.-
586 to $1089324915 being ah in
crease of roo per cent. From i86p
to 1870 under a vicious tariff law the
value ol farms' advanced to $95"99-
683200 and tho value of live stock
to $1525276543 and the value of
products reported for the first time irr
the census 4!t447iS386S8- This de
cade wi.tpessed a reduction in the rela
tivc advance in the value of food
farm and live stock as contrasted with
the previous ten years' of at least 60
per cent the increase in 1870 in each
case being only 40 per cent of the
value of i860. From i860 to 18.70
we find farms wortji $10709966634
being 9 per cent increase only over
their value of ten years before and
find live stock worth $15003487
being less by nearly $25000000 than
tho value of 170 and" the value pf
products is found to be $2212540-
927 being less than the product of
1870 by more than -$230000000.
Contest the decay and depression of
the agricultural interests of The coUn
try asicxhibitcd byihesc figu?es with
thgtadvancc ahd growth of tflaniifac
turcs of the" samepenbd In 1885
there were 12302 manufacturing es-
tablishments with a capital of $533-
34Si3S7ja'nda Product of$iiio9i.op-
6r6. In 1886 there were 253852
establishments wftli a capital of $2.
709273606 and a product of $5-
3957M0. Over the four decades
and especially since i860 interests
have constantly prospered have in-
creased in number capital and value
of products In 1885 -the value of
products exceeded the capital (nearly
ioo per cent. In i860 the value of
products oyer .capital was more than
100 per cent and has increased in the
same ratio n 1870 and x88d. This
good fortune to .the manufacturing
lords was ndtan accident; but a specific
result of class legislation. They did
not earn it but it was given them With-
out. This is the result of an unnat-
ural condition of things and is abnor-
mal and cannot be maintained except
by injustice and oppression.
The speaker concluded his remarks
on this rjuestion by saying that all that
were needed to make the agricultural
interests of the country prosperous
were just and equal laWs by the gen-
eral government nnd fair and liberal
laws at home. Capital and labor should
be equally protected and no one class
favored to the detriment of another.
He alluded to the Texas of long ago
its recent past its peaceful present its
grand future and appealed for the
Unity of Texas. He concluded his ad-
dress by calling attention to the con-
federate soldiers' day at the Dallas
tair and spoke in behalf of the. disabled
arid indigent soldiers of the'"confeder-
ate cause. ' '
Groceries groceries' groceries. For
good goods and close prices go to
LANDS ! CHEAP LANDS ! i
.We have fpr sale an abundance of fine
lands in Nolan and Fisher counties in quan-
tities to suit purchasers at bottom prices i.nd
on good terms.
Call on or address v
RAGLAND & BEALL
Xawyers Land and Collection Agents Sweet-
Or 11EALL RAGLAND & BEALL Roby
Cleanses and beautifies the hair
Promotes a luxuriant irrowth.
Nvtr Falls to 'Restore Gray
PriVcntJ Dandruff and balr rauistt
nupifl laniniui niap.
60n.ant tl OOatDrn
I when the order amounts to a epeciied sum- at
I mm ouaranlead LOWER. Itinrv knt rittiar. (
Semi. Annual Fashion
Sept loth anil mailed free
upon application; luting and
illustrating wfrh over 3000
lithographs and wood
cuts everything needed for
Ladlcs'.Cent j'and Children's
Wearand adornment! House.
keeping poods .Curtains Upholitc'ryittc.etc
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ana ao me lrgesi anp most reliable Mall Order
Trade to the country. Their Faihlon Cain.
ogueu Indispensable to parties prevented by J
distance irom dolor their own shopping in 1
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reo'y Abilene Clty.tand and imp. co.
Real Estate Land and Live Stock Agents.
n -il n n i l i in ' -i -' )- T J - "'I
Have for sale in the noted "Abilene Country" lands to suit the varied tastes
and requirements of thc.many that arc seeking investments fa the great
grain producing section of the West cmbracingtevcryyarffctyofsoiU
characteristic of the best portion of the sWelelowaregivcti a
' partial list pf tracts' With pricffiandmsJ ' W V .
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57 960 acres on Spring Creek
about 1 5 miles northeast ' of Abilene
in Shacklcford county all tinder fcftfce
living water and good shelter for
stock. ""Fine horse ranch r Price lov
and terms easyt
65 400 acres 3 miles east of Abi-
lene all fence'd.- Price '$6;So per
87 156 acres 5 miles' south of
Buffalo Gap 50 acres in cultivation
fine orchard. of 500 bearing fruit trees
and vineyard; woll improved and a
desirable placp. Price $10 per acre
one-half cash balance 12 months.
95 320 acres between Ilytle and
Cedar Creeks four miles south of Ab-
ilene 200 acres in cultivation good
water and well improved Price $2500
on easy terms.
105 320 acres 20 miles south of
Abilene; 200 acres fenced 80 in cul-
tivation 4 wells of good waterf-;post
oak timber three good box houses
postoffice stage stand blacksmithshop
and daily mail. Good location for
eating station and stabling accommo-
dation. Low figures and terms favor-
able. 125 750 acres on the Jim Ned
flat east of Bald Eagle mountain
about 9 miles south of Buffalo Gap
fine grasses and good agricultural
land. Trice $3150 per acre half cash
balance on time.
194 320 acres 18 miles northeast
of Abilene on Deadman creek in
Jones county. 80 acres in cultivation;
excellent water fine fishing and plen-
ty of timber well improved; rock
house and necessary outhouses. Price
$4000 one-half cash balance on
206 640 acres all under fence
two miles from Buffalo Gap on Elm
creek. A splendid place convenient
td church school postoflice ''etc..
Price $5 per acre one half cash bal-
ance on time.
207 660 acres fenced and well
improved 20 miles southwest of Abi-
lene plenty of stock water good
grass and fine protection about 30
acres in cultivation. Price $3000
one-half cash balance in 12 months
275 47 r acres about six and one
half miles north of Abilehe plenty of
stock water good grass and plenty of
timber. Price $4 per acre; libera!
294 714 acres Guion postoffice
100 acres in post oak timber good
grass and water. Price $3.75 per
acre terms to suit; a cheap and desir
295960 acres in Nolan county
16 miles south of Sweetwater 3oo
acres under fence situated on the
head of Bitter creek fine spring good
grass and stock shelter splendid loca-
tion for a small ranch. Price $1000
bonus; taken Up under the 20-year
act; due. the State $1 per acre and 3
years interest; good opportunity to
secure a desirable place on easy
207 650 acres about 20 miles
west of Abilene five miles northwes-
of Aferkel in Taylor county all
fenced 50 acres in cultivation 450
acres good tilable land gopd tank and
well of water good dwelling and rock
barn. Price $5 per acre $1500 cash
and balance to suit.
300 418 acres six mimes south-
west of Abilene on the Buffalo- Gap
road; all fine valley land and well
worth the price. Price $6 per acre.
301 320 acres on Cedar creek 8
miles south-of"Abilenej nearly all val-
ley land fenced and 40 acres in cul-
tivation lasting'water. Price $2500!
terms can be ma'de to suit.
302 160 acres 3 miles east of Ab-
ilene all-good land and convenient to
city. Pricey $9 per acre.
305 1101 acres all fenced south
of Buffalo-Gap good pastarTIandf
Cheap at $2.75 per acre. f
301 160 acres' niile east of Abi-
lene good loca'tion and-convenierit to
city. Price $12 per acre.
315 207 Acres in Jones county ra
miles northwest of Abilene a$ $3.25
316 640 acres 18 miles southwest
of Abilene about half good arable
land balance fine grass; good neigh-
borhood Price $3 pqr acre
"9 55 acres nearly all first-
class land in Mulberry canyon good
improvements fine well 6f water.
Price $1.40 per acre bonus about
$250 per due the State on long
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3 23 2 1 acrcs a miles' Sfrom Buf-
um jii iopacies in cultivation
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uamiicc in Bpasiyrev excellent little
farm and well 'Improved; Mouse lots
etc. Price $200; tqmsfcasy.
327 48of acre farm eight and one
nun nines irorn nuuenc on Deadman
Creek. House' .of four 'rooms and
one Qfottyee "rooms good bartsJ.and
outbuilding's two .good wells" .ypung
drcliardJandi abundance of water and
good fishing.' Price $io.pp per acre;
one-half cash 'balance on time.
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332L40iacres on. JimNe.dcreek
goMd tiklsSlg lpcJyferice
$4 lierla'creJfonethirdVasli.balance to
suit. Mitt''"" ' - 1' " "
. 332 20o acre farm all fenced
sixty in cultivation balance good'grass
and all tilable on Deadman creek
with running Water good rock house
granary and stable. Price $8 per
acre ; one-third cash balance on time.
33548o 5 acres under fehct on
Lyttle creek about six miles southeast
of Abilene ; 80 acres in cultivation
well watered by south branch of JLyt-
tl'c rrApt cninll tiA..-a T.i ifo -i1-
per acre; one-half cash balance -in &
five years. One hundred head stoclc
cattle graded at $7 per head and 75
good horse stock at $25 per head
counting. colts. Can1 be sold with th?
. 337 32 acres well fenced and
divided into fields and pasture 65
acres in cultivation rich valley land"
good imprdvements with living water
in Cedar creek'. About nine 'miles
south of Abilene. Price $3000; one-
half cash balance on jime.
339 2.000 acres of eood arable
land well located and desirable. Sur-
veyed and' sub-divided into 100 acre-"
tracts lying about 10 miles southwest
of Abilene. Will sell in quantities and
tracts to suit at $5 per acre' oi favor-
340 7i4ooJacresiin Jones county
all fenced good water"apd grass. 100
acres in cultivation house of 7 rooms
and good outbuildings. Fine ranch
on favorable terms.
347 77 acres in Coleman county
on south Jim Ned between Coleman
City and Abilene all fenced 100 acres
in cultivation wood and water in abun-
dance fine farming and grazing land.
uooa nouse and outbuilding $io per
acre on favorable terms.
348 2400 acres 6 miles from Abi-
lene on Raney and Lyttle creek 1120
acres under good fence house of 3
rooms barn sheds etc. lasting water
with good fishing excellent land and
grass. Convenient and very desirable
for farm and ranch. Price $6.50 per
acre ; favorable terms.
349 2080 acre ranch well fenced
lasting water fine grass and conven-
iently situated 9 miles from Abilene
Price $6 per acre ; terms favorable to
55 20000 acres under four wire
fences. Best pasture in the countrv.
Will sell or lease it the stock is sold
about 1500 head; Alsp 200 head
of 2-year-old steers now in pasture-for
sale. A good bargain is offered in
this ranch and stock.
Improved and unimproved places
in large and small quantities in the
counties of Callahan Nolan Usher
..w..v uiratnuiuiu. 1J.USK.CII anu 4&m
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Jones Also eight sections in
Floyd and Briscoe counties Will
sell in whole or in part.
Also lands which we can ex-
change for cattle and horses in desira-
ble localities. Properties in East and
MiddlTexas fa exchange for "Abi-
lene country" lands on favorable
The buyer with limited capital can
be accommodated in the purchase of
pur lartd which arenot paid out by
assuming- the balances due the state
on payment oX .small bonuses to pres-'
In addition to the foregoing lands
we have 'fop sale and exchange many
desirable places Als6 a variety of city
and subuiban properties improved and
unimproved lots. We sell strictly on
commission. Rent houses collect and
render prompt returns. Pay taxes for
non-residents make and negotiate
Iqsms and transact all business en-
trusted to our care with neatness and.
dispatch and solicit the patronage of
buyers and sellers.
Correspondence solicited m any
branch of our business and informa-
t9n freely given on any matter apper-
taining to the interest of buyer and
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Hoeny, John, Jr. The Abilene Reporter. (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, October 4, 1889, newspaper, October 4, 1889; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth330634/m1/2/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Public Library.