The Abilene Reporter. (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 5A, Ed. 1 Tuesday, January 19, 1897 Page: 4 of 4
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i in EI Paso ht
Letkknts ie going up
Sren Mexican watdi
than dogs in that
. that two docs can
an outsider thait
iotidfbrd to tackle.
jo is the inspiration and
rttj hnraan being takei
ivernaient of his fellow
it thstt he is a factor in
of public opinion.
FiUsrotaofis have signed
to a fisish. The raana
Ipnll it offat as early date
make each put up a
that they would not
' between sow and then.
we can truthfully say
e are more new lanes
lore land purchased bj
more houses built and
retnents of all kinds going
sund Merkel than can be
in any otner part ot tne
eat West Merkel Mail.
mother cooatry can learn many
from America but in the celer-
Ltriftb and convictions America
Etably .follow England's ex-
Coney in this country ninety'
I tout of a hundred can cleat
iminal but over the water
: and influence all combined
whatever. They all
ag once tne guut ot tne
is established. The
ice is that of the disgusting
bttcaseoa trial in London
; two weeks resulting in the
of Lady "Seliria Scott to
: imprisonment for libeling
11 Stock and Farm Tour
It is our ptcatuie to again call the
attention of our readers to the fact
that Buffalo Gap College tinder the
efficient manage men t ot President
John Colliert is prospering this winter t
as it has not prospered for years.
There arc! nearly three hundred students
now enrolled and everything; connected
with the school is moving along in the
most harmonious and satisfactory man
Judge Cochran is drawing up a bill
to present to the legislature providing
for refunding a county's indebtedness
and issuing inteiest beating script.
The bill will if enacted into a law
save money to each county from the
tact persons working for the county can
handle it to a better advantage and
therefore will not have to stand such
heavy discounts in cashing same and
will therefore charge cash prices for
their work we believe the bill is a
step in the right dircclton aud hope t
see it become a law Sweetwater Re
Next to Dan Stuart's Major Mc-
Kinley's movements attract more at
attention than any man jnst now.
West Texas must wake up if she
keeps pace with the coast in catching
immigrants. We have many advan
tages but do not make them known.
The president has vetoed the bill
that Congressman Cooper had passed
for the establishment of a Federal
court at Beaumont. Cooper will try
to pass the bill over the veto but it is
not thought he will succeed.
n o tV.klinb
Side in Opera
WILL STITH '
Office tfne Street Ovtr iisss Bros
J. L G. Ahams. Roirr. It. Hknrv
ADAMS & HENRY
r.. r il Tk...k OrSCO
eye cdi pub lyiuai. Texu.
For cure of all Acute Chronic Diseases ol the
:: Eje Ear Hose and Throat ::
Cataracs remoTed Cross Eyes S'.taighteneil.
Granulated Lie's cured in ao days. Glasses
fitted to any eyes Artificial eyes inserted.
C. W. ROBERTS
. COLLECTION AGENCY.
Office over Lapowski's.
Governort Leeds the newly installed
chief magistrate of Kansas says that
if the Ry. Commissioners cannot gov-
ern ths roads in rates that Kansas and
Texas must build a line from the Gulf
to the grain fields of the great west.
Wbeclock sajs he will
hthat wondrous macone for
maize at his ranch land
null is finished
the way by this ti:
ling industry in thi:
kaca. more profitable
awe at present.
stock fatten t1
: raised grain and tbs starting up
ttodastry m this country bring
High it enabling them to
; to the market and save mid-
profits. Lubbock Press-
" Several days "ago two tramp painters
m&& thek appearance la the town and
onuca a too or two or painusr
rdg dartsgtbe'tiae at the City
FHoteL Saturday evesuBg they failed
UummiaiaaSker at the supper table.
Tfcey had received iy for then- work
awl skipped leaving thek landlord $20
the soap bat with a fittk more ex-
perieece added to his chain of knowl
edge. Sech persons should receive a
cold abooider from oar citizens. Every
dollar paid them only takes so much
moaey oat of the cooatry when if it
had been paid to a home maat
weald have bees spent and cxrcolaied
amoeg as and perhaps again reached
the pocket from whence it started.
Harbor so bums you are thereby
robbing some of your own Cozens.
I see famtrp are wrin'nK on the
s row subject for corn. I don't
waat to write wast I believe but what
1 know. If corn ia the south were
skated rows running north and
xoath the bad saoald be well prepared
before fkatwg worked often while the
cora k small lay by when hip high;
tbk woaU briag prosperity to the
Soatatkat we aever knew before.
Working too much land and planting
too thick wit keep u in povertyFor
five years I have planted my corn in
wide rows aad would not quit it for
aay system I have ever tried. The ad
vaatageof wide row thus Tatx.
ytw have only half as many rows to
hoe if ypa should be so unfortunate
as to save to use the hoe. Second it
wtssMtttatac moistare muchlonRer
Tfcfcd you can put Ac corn nearly
twtoe as tbtckw the driJL Fourth the
ad caa psss bstwaca the row at the
ideal time warn heat is so destmr.
to its maturity. Fifth at the sect-
taa middle caa be planted
wblekt k ckar guoiamofe
one. Tt fetors aad peas
- . yi smm
A wealthy yonng man in Scranton
Pa. has been sued for $10000 lor
twice kissing a married woman against
her will. The Houston Post remarks
that. "In this part of the country the
costs after a proceeding of this kind
are on the husband for drinks after a
jury has acquitted him.
Senator TiUett has been appointed
e following committees:
iciary No. 1 Judicial Districts
nds State Asylums' Peniten
rHfrtTrj J r igi y q- 1 MnkvS&to rat caSfe & L. P. Llgpn's
and Stock Raising and Chairman of
Committee on Frontier Protection.
Evidently Mr. Tillett will have some
work to do.
President Sansom and Secretary
Brown of the Texas Live Stock Asso-
ciation have called a meeting of the
people 61 the state interested in the
live stock industry to meet at the
DriskHl Hotel Austin on Wednesday
Jan. 27th to take concerted action to
secure the enactment of a scalp bounty
law. We hope Taylor and her sister
counties will be represented at the
Easy On Them.
The late Rev. Dr. William L.
Breckinridge of Kentucky used to
tell this story of an Irishman who de-
sired to have a letter written home to
hk friends in the old country. It was
a time when provisions were so abun-
dant in the west as to be almost with
After mentioning a good many
things that be wished fo have written
to his friends in Ireland in regard to
America Patrick said:
"Tell them I get all the meat I can
eat three tunes a week."
"And what do you mean by that?
asked the writer. "Don't yon get all
the bacon vou can eat three times a
"Yes yer nvennce was the very
"Well then what do you mean by
writing to your friends in Ireland that
you can get all the meat you can eat
three times a week?"
"Faith" said Pat -'and that is more
than they will believe." Youth's Companion.
WILL STITH & CO.
Have Houses Farms to lease
Hare for sale oaigaws in land and
Office orer Bass Brothers Drug Store.
Benefit of the
FRIDAY JAN. .22nd
General admission 25 cents.
and T. R. Polk's.
OFFERS TBS FTJBUO THK
Cannon - Ball - Train
Shorteead one Hoar la Tim
Leares Fori Worth 7:05 . m.; Dallas 7:05
m.; Union Depot &15 a. m. Arrives in
St. Louis 7:35 a. m. next day.
Limited - Evening - Express
Has Been Qoiektntd
8 HOURS TOST.LOTJIS AND
4 HOURS TO MEMPHIS
1 HOUR TO NEW ORLEAN
ONLY TWO DAYS
Texas and New York
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Oars
to St. Louis Chicago and
Lowest ticket rates time table and alldoslrcd
.formation wlllbefurnlshi'dbysnjrof theticsel
igcnts of the Texas A Pacific R'y or
V A. DASUIELL OASTON MESUEh.
TraT.Tass. Ag't Gen'l Tas & Ticket Au't
S. THORNE. Sd Vice President and General
Merlcel Texas Jan. 16.
Mrs. John Elliott has been quite
sick this week.
Joe Elliott of Arlington arrived
here this week with a car-load of cattle.
He will take them to his ranch near
Frank Hoge returned Thursday
from a business trip to Colorado City .
Miss Annie Freeman ts on the sick
list this week.
Mr J D Dfkef of
this week to attend set
Cl. Baker who
mother Mrs. A. A.
ce is very sick
nson came in
aker of this
Abilene Commander? TTo. 37 Knights Temp
lar nouu iu suuea conciare in weir iqmm
tolrd floor Porter A Reeves building corner
Forth Second and Pine streeU. on the second
Monday night In each month. VUlllng Sir
Knight! coralaUj- lniited to attend.
C. W. Rosisra.
J. H. Pickxxs. Reccrder. Em. Commander.
Abilene Chapter No. 159 R. A. M. Hold IU
iiatedconrocadons the second Pridar night in
each month In their hall third floor. Porter and
ReeTe bnliding corner Pine and North Second
treeta. n. W. Whistx. M. B. IL P.
C. W. Robebts. Sect.
Abilene Lodge. No. 239; P. and A. Sf.-HoldilU
tatea communications tne nnt isaturdaj night
In each month in their haU. third floor Porter
and ReeTes building corner Pine and North Sec-
aiasxreeu. J. a. wxen w.n.
Erastus Graham. Secretary
1. 0. 0. P.'Meeta erery Tueaday night up italrs
in Fowler b'Wg. AU Tiiltlng brethren eordlalli
inrited to attend. JL Toms N. G.
W S.O.JoaxMX Secretary.
Star of the Wet Xodge No. 42 K. of P. meeU
ererj second and fourth Thursdayin each month
at their Castle UaU. cor..North second and Pine
nreeta third floor oTer Rollins & Young. Visit-
ing Knights corHoUy inTlted to attend.
W S.O. Joossoi K. of R. & S
Xetn odlst. South Sunday school 9:30 a.m.;
orrleeaatll a.m. and 8-30 p.m.:prayer meeting
erery Wednesday erening u 8 JO p.m.
TE. D- Mocxox Pastor.
N. Q. Eoitcia Sunday School Supt.
First Baptist Sunday school 9 JO a m; aer-
Tleet at 11 a. m. and 8:30 p. m.; prayer meetlnT
"re5Ye1SS!iU K01- R T. HANKS
E. N. KIRBT. Pastor
Sunday School Superintendent.
Christian Church Sunday schoolatS J0a.m.:
Tery Sunday at 11 a. m. and 8 p m.;
rayer mteting Wednesday night at e p m.:
. BaxnsK GouoaTLT l'utar.
Cumberland PresbTterian Chnrrh Hrrl- i
Sndand th Sunday morning and erenlngj
Sunday eiool at 9:S0 a. nj.s prayer-meeting.
weaneaoay evening kxt. J. A. wabd. Pastor
First Presbyterian Sunday senoni : . jm.;
aerrleea at il a. m and at night ; prayer meeting
ereiy Wednesday night.
E. S. Lowsaxca Pastor.
U.K. Church Sunday achoo9:30 a m. Sea
rices JI a. to. and 9 p. m. Prayer meeting every
Catnolle High Mua and termon at 9 o'clock
a. m. every at ana third Sunday of the month.
Sunday school at 9 30 a. m. every second aud
fourth Sunday of the month. CatechUm Inttrue-
tlon and devotion also at 4;30 p. m. on Fridays
and Saturdaya of the month.
Church of the Heavenly Rest Services on bun
Ulla. m. and 7: 30 p. m.. Friday nights;
Evening prayer and Lecture T JO. Celebration
uftheBoly Cmmtinion first and third Sundayi
at II a.m.seocndaudfourtMiundayaat7a m.:
Sunday school every Sunday at 93a a. n.
W r. Bawaa Lay Reader and 88 JJqpt.
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DEERE DISC HARROWS.
We have just received a full
line of Farm Machinery con-
sisting of the Deere Disc Har-
row and Rotary Disc Plows
Steel drag harrows in fact every-
thing kept in the implement
We have a very line assortment of Buggies
on which we are offering Special Inducements.
Secretary and laseasor J. W Hampton
Treasurer Ota. Berry.
Attorney J. IL Morrow.
Marshal J Clinton.
Regular meetlno-aecondand fourth Tuesday
T CvtMTWjor ooua
JadgaT. IL Conner.
Attorney U. C. Joiner
Clerk M. C. Latubetn.
Kecta on the second Monday in September
JudfS-D a. HUL '
Attomey-J. at. Wagtua.
CUrk-X. O. Lambeth
Meeu on the Brat Monday la February April
1 uus August October and December!
Judge D. Q Hill
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niiiwwr Meets m
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This mapshows a modern up to
date railroad" and how it has its own
lines to the principal large cities of the
It is the "Great Rock Island Route"
And has the double daily fast express
train service from Texas as follows
no. 4 L.v. rort worm. ... 10.40 a.m
Ar. Kansas City 8.30 nxta. m
No. 2 Lv. Fort Worth 8.10 p. m
tr. rvansa.". cuy..s.25p. m
Ar. Ghicago. .0 25 next a. m
t Denvei 5 a. tn
Through Pullman 3i ... ad Free
Reclining Chair Cars.
Don't forget the fact that train No. a
saves you a whole business day ea-
route to Denver or Colorado Springs.
Your local ticket agent will prob.
ably want to sell you a ticket via the
Rock Island but if he don't insist
until he does.
J. O. McCabe. Agent
MNUEHE &R0CWN GO.
Wholesale and Retail
STAPLE nd FANCY GROCERIES.
We will make it to your interest
to call and see us.
for Gwufort 8afcty Speed and Btylf
Try the Central once in a while.
The Great Daylight Route
THE CONNECTING LINK
Central Teias California led Mexico ila
Waco Cisco an El Paso.
asalnjr through Dm SWITZERLAND ol
Aruerlca ror Bc.n.ry nnd VXTtn
tar fertility ot suit nnd Iridacil..nraa
1 cotton corn nnd cereals.
larm Lands in different Comities and
Town Lota b different Towns for salo.
i"?iJi?"."l..u.lM ol thi fufurii -JW
uiiii uiii) ixinamera.
01 Krrumess TU ell.
ml litaltiiful. with llr.
.lance. Almost every
use ol tnati can be
tends to 111 j rninfnrt
.innklnil fa faun. in
4ceralng lands and lots
SZ.JH" '"""' as.
u ai etc
. ana r. Agent
scarcely bo foruiol
tlon all Its essentlr or
ruave i aaiuiirtgt
mi; water in
produced 1 a
can 00 on
Plumbing and Machine Shop
Full stock of Pipe and Fittings Bath Tubs
sinks Etc. Etc. always on hand.
Machine Eepairing a Specialty.
oatheut of Pratgbt Dap)t - abllaaa Texas
WAGNER BUFFET SIX
NEW EATING HOUSE
South side between post office and Clayton's -
REGULAR DINNER EVERY DAY FOR 25' CEWJS
QTTHRT nftnEDC Filled on short 'notfrf and
vJllUlll UllULJllO at ' hours.
TO ALL POINTS S
First Ci-ass Meals
AT OUR OWN
vqry thing tlie MAtket
Best Fisiv yters
fjTjlQbut.Mg 3poriou' irri-td-n qn of
THE.BET AND POBJi
-r up tn r
Icoriniirtinci one pound -j weiflht
lK i rrianuyejurcd only py
n .1 i i yM.yj1. t nssv
Santa Fe Rout
Hortb and South
Pullman Palace SI-pqrs
;Dohhty SPMsngL jAgent
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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/m1/4/: accessed March 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Public Library.