The Abilene Reporter. (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 5A, Ed. 1 Tuesday, January 19, 1897 Page: 3 of 4
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New Goods are Begin-
ing to arrive at the
Abilene Dry Goods Co.
Such as Ducks Chamelions! Percals
Outtings and Ginghams. ' '
NEW Calicoes Suitings. 7
Such as sold last Spring at 8 1-3 cents
per yd. are now 5 cents.
NEW Shoes. 1 -
For ladies men and children. The pric-
es are the lowest to be found in the city.
Call onus for Bargains in Blankets Clothing
and Hats. We are 25 per cent under the market
One Price the LOwest Price. For. Cash Only.
ABILENE DRY GOODS CO.
We ue authorized to announce A. M.
Robertson n & pandidate for Mayor of Abi-
lene for;the ensueing terra. Election first
Tuesday in April.
Mr. Eubanks was in from the
W B Ellii was in town today from
C H. Walker; of Midway was in
the aty yesterday.
Judge Forbes of Raynor was trad-
ing our in city Saturday
C. E. Wasson qf Raynor was trad
ing in Abilene Saturday.
agne. and W. H.
ere here today.
IHawlc of Nugent was
ing in Shilene yesterday.
Or. Wilson of Florida is holding a
meeting a the C P. church.
Dr. Harrington is at home again
having arr.ed this afternoon.
Mra. G. A. Pearce who was quite
sick last week was better yesterday.
R.1M. Hooker was in from the Gap
gr . F. Hand was a visitor from the
T N. ;Bryant
is recovering from
For the. celebrated Magnolia brand
of flour call on
4 8t '' Wristen & Anpkrson.""
R. H.CbHey of Guion was trading
in Abilens Monday. .
T. R. andL.Jcwt)Urv-came ;)
Mr5VCfi'i;.rrr.inn Hill lost
littlecfoV mnh. Xfnnri&V.
l M mv' ..-- t -
: Goedeke. of Pecos
fives in Abilene last week.
tQe.ol Atoka a stock vtj
s in me ouy ruuay
AFlint who has tiau tnc grippe
able to sit up.though not yel
lixon ooe of our wide awake
Uvlng st yen miles south o
as in town last Friday.
'. nf Kansas shinned two
tads of yearlings lrom Abilene
Jaturdav HaWm teed
Collier pre iHetit weuR';
r? rz'ii't 1
College was imvm
- .i . liLYjri.a 1. Ik lrt
several dayp tjrt'tq Monday
Rev J.T.L. Aim '!!
J. H. Thornton ol
our town yesterday.
Merkel was in
J. C. Hudson was one of Merkel'sJ
visitors to Abilene yesterday. K
A. Whissenhunt was in town yester
day from Mulberry Canyon.
P. Hi Bradley the Nurent ginner
was visiting Abilene today.
Henry Hall a hustling farmer of
Truby was in the city yesterday.
'11 I 1 1 mi.
W. R Fleming of Willow Creek a
stock farmer was in' town to-day.
Mr. rnd Mrs. Stcagal w.ere in from
Melrose buying goods yesterday.
W. B. Ellis was in town today from
Boyce was in Friday from
J F. Jones a substantial citizen
Haskel was in the city last Friday.
R L. Wright was in Abilene from
Willow Cretk buying goods yesterday.
John Wagner and W. H. Evans of
Nugent were here today.
R. A. Miller returned Thursday
from Rising Sun.
Geo. Williams of Melrose was buy-
ing goods yesterday in Abilene.
E M- Hawks of Nugent. was trad
ing in Abilene yesterday.
W R Harrold a merchant of Dud-
ley was buying stock in our town to-
day. Geo. and Wm. Winters were in
from Midway buying goods yester.
James Whittington of the Content
country was trading in Abilene yester-
day. Tom Wright is sick at his home on
Willow creek and has been several
. .J. G. Lowdon has a letter from Am-
orillo stating that Mel Thompson is
still very low.
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S B. Raley and M. A. Darden
merchants of Clyde were in town yes.
Robert Willingham who was sick at
rontons College is able to sit up
getting well rapidly.
Itis slid- that a' sun snot can be
teen "uw yirougrt a smoKe.a gu
The wlpather yleads one'to believe it."
.jVFoster will ship. a car load of
mules tcJP'ght h Watson on( theJUou-
islana line. I'lhe.
short call last
r. c s;
chSoi; Truby and a
LTJ-..i.:. . au
iKiVisuui iu rvu-
ilene yesterday' eta-hopeful for the
.nnm Plin .
W. K. and J. M.Pcry:bf Tacttos
Haskel cotiuiy were Jiu town yester.
ii'iiav anu iuiiui
- U'ir. in.S ri.nart lariUitlVl..?&t in
i-rsf.' ' v - i i
thp distrtcu in jno coivjutoa;.
Mrs. MtFfi". BI JRikttplA fine
(eildenc a. Rock Cj'stfWf aifji
iiorttiof iown. Iits.aiiltthl
. u "uogins
tr ijv j- -
bpoTer wh a
JfetSV jt R4 llikrttt of tfid Colony
Mill neighborhood) wis in the city last
f I I III. It I i I.M
II B. Kjnner csme in from the Coj
onv Hill neighborhood last lirlday arid
spent the day.
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J. R Welch was A visitor to our
town. ycUrdnyj from the Mtdway'coun
i. " ' " ' ' "
W C. Lowry bf Aspcrrriont was in
trwn yesterday and added his name
to the Reportkk list. .
C C. Tate left on Sunday for Cor
slcana to return tomorrow or next
Uncle Jack O'Brian who was so
sick with paeumonia last week was
reported better yesterday afternoon
Robert Willingham who was sick
at Simmons college is able to sit up
and getting well rapidly.
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J. U. Philip and Mr. San-
ders were among the Guion people in
Mr. Ritchie is expected this after-
noon to comer turtner wnn me ciiy
council about water works
Pete Harvey is sick at his home at
Rising Sun with the grippe. Several
members of his family aic down also.
Rev. J. T. L. 'Arris passed through
today rn route to his farm 12 miles
east of town.
Arthur Watson alter a spell of
pneumonia is able to be up and about
S. C. Waggoner and P. J. Schackle-
ford have gone to Anson to figure on
a contract to build a bank building for
R. V. Colvert.
Lee Cummins came in last week
from Johnson counfy with his bride.
Though late the TvEPORter extends
R. C. White of Buffalo gap wss in
town Monday. He reports people in
his town :n good health save a few
cases of grippe.
F M. Arnold a wide awake Nugent
merchant was replenishing his stock
in Abilene today and while here sub-
scribed for the Reborter
Mts. M. E. Stribling returned home
from a two rr.ealfcVVisif to Waco and
other points yesterday arid -George
was out buying groceries this morning.
J. D Jtfflies was in yesterday from
the Phantom Hill country and report-
ed that things are looking bright out
Mrs. M. E. Stribling returned home
from a two mohth's visit to Waco and
other points yesterday and George
was out buying groceries this morning.
F. M. Arnold a wide awake Nugent
man was replenishing his stock in Ab-
ilene to-day and while here subscribed
for the Reporter.
Mts. S. M. Morrison from the Mid-
way country was here yestesday to
meet her husband who failed to get
Ike Goedeke after a pleasant visit
to his relatives in this city has re-
turned to Pecos City.
Miss Alice Doman was able to re-
sume her duties at Rushing & Son's
Friday after a spell of la grippe.
Mr and Mrs. J M Cunningham
are now occupying the neat cottage
situated immediately north of Mr.
Willie Street has been quite sick for
two. days past at the home of bis sis-
ter Mrs. John Hart. His mother was
telgraobed for and she came down
from Colorado City Friday.
m ji iiwimn.
Dr. Harrington writes trom the A-
M. College to his family that peach
trees are in bloom end sent home a
lot o( them to his children. No fruit
there thtsyear' '.
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Kjbe Garland of Newman Fisher
tcguntjr'i was -trading In- 'Abilene today-
He tcITi us that preparation) for t big
crop are being made in his neighbor
hood. " '" ' ' '
Highest HonorsWorld's Fair.
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Air. and Mrs. Calhoun who have
been visiting their grandson Chas Elv
bcrsol left yesterday to continue their
tour of the southern states. They go
first to Houston
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TI15 Endeavor meeting at t c Chris
tian churcli last night was well attend
cd find the discussions w.fc engaged
in by many making the meeting one
of unusual interest This society
seems to be gaining ground rapidly
Mr; Holdcrncss of Anccn who is
visiting her sister Mrs. W. U Knight
received the sad news that Mer grand
mother .Mrs El'zabeth Humphries
was very low at that place but she
was unable to go to her on account of
the illness of her htlle diughter Beth.
l I I n
Walter J. Thompson received a tel-
egram from Cliff Young Thursday af
tcrnoon to come to Amarllo at once
as his brother Melvin Thompson was
seriously ill. Mr. Thompson left for
that place on the east-bound passen
gcr train Friday.
We have placed with C. W Roberts'
Collection Agency for collection ou
open accounts and notes. Parlies en-
debted to us are requested to make
2 3d S. Lapowski & Bro.
Co'. Fisher the efficient and popu
lar postoffice inspector for Texas
spent the day in Abilene going west
this afternoon. He called on the Re
porter this forenoon. He has filled
his present position eight years satis-
factorily and we trust he will long re-
main in it.
The Shoenail Cattle company has
bought 19 840 acres of land in Chil
dress county from the Childress Co..
thus increasing the Shoenail's holdings
to 75 000 acres in a body which the
Childless Index says is all fine grass
land. The price paid was one dollar
P. H. Holhnghead J. C. Cron Alex
and Dave Standsbury and F. S. Pol-
lard the latter gentleman post mastei
were in town yesterday from Potosi.
We were pleased to meet a portion of
these gentlemen and hope they will call
on the Reportr when in town.
John Jr. Northington while marking
cattle a few days ago met with a pain-
ful and what might have been a fatal
accident. In marking the ear of a
cow the animal threw her head up
struck the knife and drove it into his
thigh barely missing an artcji He
wtli-w4J4 up for awhile.
Sunday aiTthe First Baptist
was a good day. The audiences were
thinned by the unfavorable conditions
and yet the attendance was good. In
the morning the pastor talked about
the witness which the church had
borne for Christ during 1S96 and gave
a summary of the work. Fifty-four
members had been received and the
church had contributed $5 3S8 in its
own local work and to missions. This
did not include $134550 of money
received on insuranc: and expended
with other contributions on improve-
ment. He also spoke of the possi-
bilities of the work for 1897 and at
the conclusion raised $153 20 for
Buckner Orphans' Home.
At n ght the sermon was on 'Christ
able to save to the uttermost'" when
the three points ol his ability to save;
his power to save to the uttermost or
eternally and Ins living mediatorial
work were discussed. There were two
valuable additions during the day.
FIRST PRKSUVTKRIAN CHURCH.
Rev. E S. Lowrance filled his pulpit
Sunday morning and eyening. In tl e
morning he took for his subject
"Pauls Ship wreck " He spoke of
the perils whicn surrounded a voyage
at sea; he argued that this life was a
voyage full of storms he elhorted all
to abide the ship and they would as-
suredly weather the gates and land
safe on. the eternal shore in the har-
bor of heaven. In the evening he
tooK his text from Thes. 5:21 ''Prove
all things hold fast to that which is
good. He first shouldChr'st was the
Messiah and exhorted his' hcarsers to
)ayhold upon him.
Rev. G H Darnel! tillea the pulpu
t the Christian church Sunday and a
lare congregation was out to hear the
Abilene boy who ban just (tatted to
preach. Those tho heatd hint' speak
in high terru uf both discourses and
predict afjefu)ad successful career
for him in htrcWen cijdl'ng.
WILL STITH CO
Wrlto Life iro Tornado and
llel Companion all Nines represenled. Ad-
justments promptly made and losses paid in
W P Crow of Guion cime in to
day with a load of oatsv He thinks
that more land will he cultivated this
season than last in his part of the
A large number of people arc still
coming into thq country and preparing
to put in. crop. VVc noticed during
the past r.eek a. great many going to
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The W A Gray residence property
in Abilene. Giod house several
rooms convenient location. First
payment may be made in cash or cat-
tle and balance to suit putchaser.
Address me at Buffalo Gap
T. B. Cross Guardian.
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Geo. Jameson was ill the city Fri
Baylor Crawford wer a Fort
Will Young left M
Miss Jane :.
of la grippe.'
R. M. Hooker of Buffalo Gap was
in the city Monday.
Willie Dill is still suffering with a
severe attack of la grippe.
Mr. Graves proprietor of the Bargain
Store went to Cisco Monday.
Little Nellie Tillett has bten sick
but is able to be up again.
Miss Maud DeMoss returned Fri-
day from a trip to Seattle Wash.
Ludwig Lapowski has returned from
a business visit to San Angelo.
The St. Louis Republic failed to
reach here yesterday and the subscrib-
ers are kicking.
A telephone message from Mr. T. J.
Gunn. slates that Dr.
the rest in the flat'
Caies and all
are down with
Gol. Wm. H. Johnson of Bloom-
ington. 111. is in the city looking after
his property interests.
A. P. McDonald has teturned from
a trip to St. Louis and accepted a
pusiuun miu. v .. MimumfflimMiiaag;
Rev. G. E Watson from Florida
arrived Saturday afternoon and is
holding a meeting at the C. P. church.
Mrs. J P. Stokes left yesterday to
attend the bedside of her mothei who.
is quite ill at Putman.
The Willing Woikers contemplate
giving an entertainment Friday night
to their honorary members.
Rev. J M- Reynolds and little son
returned Monday and reports his
mother who was quite sick as improv-
ing. Mrs. T. A White nee Ora Waller
who has visited this city a number of
times died at her home in Ennis last
W B. Dill has just finished making
and filling an order for some boots
which he shipped to Mexico. This
makes his second shipment to that
The matter of taking the manage-
ment of the public schools out of the
hands of the city council and electing
trustees for that purpose is being dis-
Several young ladies met to-
night at the home of Mrs. C C Ed-
witds to organzs a club to which the
gentlemen will not be allowed to join.
Us objects have not. yet been made
Sheriff Swan of Jones county re-
turned Ftiday from Los Angelos Cal
bringing with him the young man J.
T Falk who has two complaints
lodged against him at Anson for swind-
ling A.fter getting off the train Mr.
Swan and the prisoner mde a bee line
tor Kemp t&- -Butler's restaurant
where a Rkpoktkk representattvejound
them just as they were gWing their
orders for. breakfast Mr. Swan said
lie had au uneventful trip and that
California is a great country Th$
prisoner when asked his name repliedt
Thomas" and Mr. Swan smiled and
said "it is J T Falk." The young
man then said the reason he gave bis
name as Thomas was that he did not
want hi people who live; iu Alba-nk
to know anything about the charges
Ht5t.hini. He appeats to be
1WJ!iW0 or lnrcltil8 0d ni n"
the jauvo man wh Ijjaljhfee or
J. W. EVANS.
STAPLE and FANCY GROC
In the city. Nekt to Posto
Cold 'tnyouvHtU iOl
3sto:e witb: a. ootj
Bass' Balm of Gilead 35
Balm 25 cts cures rough hands. Bass' Best Lir
50 cts cures sprains pains
tic aches. We have a remedy for any case whicll
not need a doctor which will
We have bought another Bankrupt Stock
Goods Notions Gents' Furnishing Good?
ing Hats Boots
days we will make
YOU HAVE; NO F"EAR
1 tiff"? "'tn
When your property and lives are insured titt-jthe; corcps
Over $150000000 of reliable
Tho celebrated Pills can be ordered by tfee dozeatboife.1 irom suay
The Pile Ointment safely cures
The Tetter Ointment is almost sine
ring worm etc.
PONT GET LEFT
THE KATY FLYER
A NEW FAST TRAIN
FIRST CLASS SERVICE
ST. LO U I S
saruc nousoin iex-is ana oy tno box aozen QrtroeS airaoti t
We also manufacture the Kiefer's Pile 'QilateiShfc and Ttle'.l
it each sent by mail on receipt of 50 CQ?t!Ja boat; Sik . "IP
cts cures coughs
bruises and relieves rn
riot cost much and. wil
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Shook, L. B. The Abilene Reporter. (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 5A, Ed. 1 Tuesday, January 19, 1897, newspaper, January 19, 1897; Abilene, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth330975/m1/3/: accessed March 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Public Library.