The Abilene Reporter. (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, July 20, 1900 Page: 2 of 8
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Fridkv s News.-
W. R Harral was in from Dud-W
Morgan Rboads came in from
J.L.Edwards of GJydo was
buying now goods In our city
Georgo Young drovo a now
wagon out when he wont homo
Mr. Bush of Bush and Hodge.
cose. Novice merchants was
!b for new stock today.
Mr. Ford of the mercantile
firm of Miller Ford Eula was
laying in now goods today.
Mrs. McFadden and children
came in today from Austin to
rislt the family of Judge Mintor.
Maj. J. D. McCamant of Phan-
tom Hill is in the city but we
did not get to interview him.
C. W. Merchant has returned
from the Territory accompan-
ied by Mrs. John Merchant and
Mrs. Jackson of Corpus Chris
ti arrived this afternoon to visit
the family of her father J. B.
Nathan Eolerts of the popu-
lar firm of Roberts Bro's. at
Lawn was in for new stock to
Ireland Hampton erstwhile a
popular citizea of Abilene now of
Fort "Worth is renewing friend-
ships and visiting relatives in
t onr city today.
John Guitar and family have
returned from a stay of a month
rfcwoin Denver and Mr. Guitar
has goneto work gettingthings in
shape for the fail run ol the
cotton seed oil mill.
J. H. Julian's mules created
onitean excitement just after
the train came in this afternoon
hy flying up Pine from
Soath First and down North
Second past the compress where
they were caughtwithout dam-
age though some narrow es-
capes were noted.
Presiding Elder Chapman had
3t phone message from Colorado
today that the wife of the pastor
of the Methodist church there A.
X). Evans was dying. She came
"to the country an invalid coming
'from Little Rock last November.
Dr. Chapman's appointments to-
morrow are such that he can not
-o to Colorado much to his re
Wm. H. Atwell U. S. district
"attorney fof the northern dis-
trict of Texas will be in Abilene
Friday afternoon to fix up the
abstract of Block 20 take a deed
"from the city and pay for same.
After that the contract will be
-I-H and work will begin on the
TJ. S. building very soon. That
'with the construction of the
state epileptic colony buildings
vnH Move things ap.
The health officer of Fisher
-caaaty complains of the indiffer
"aoe of people to exposure to
-aaaallpox and threatens to have
aJt who disregard quarantine
xegakUoas arrested. Fisher
-rioeaaty has had sma'dpox three
-aaeatks and the pbisidaa in
wafcarge says it is Impossible to
lamp it out unless the people
mm more care In exposing them-
UMlves to it. Varioloid is conta
.geeas and may give one a gea
i ae case of confluent smallpox.
The new quarters of the Abi
leae Elks will be completed and
ready for occupancy by Monday
aaci a "smoker" will be held on
Saturday following when it will
be dedicated. Th rooms aro
located in the Opera housa buil
ding on the first iloof and are.
being beautifully finished. They
Include a lodge room 52xf50t a
reception room Jadios toilet a
parlor a discing hall and all
wodern convencies. Tha recep-
tion room i being fit-
Isbed in purplo nud wilt be a
very attractive one. Good for
A&C$to$a soa yerl of
age is' sk wHb fever.
W. H. Craig'i back from a
few days spent at Stamford.
Mrs. Rufus Christopher is
sick and under the care of a phy-
sician. Ed Blackburn drovo out to
theO anyon with a new bugg
Drs. Isbol and Keoblo returned
Thursday from a three days'
visit to Eagle Cove.
The Methodist meeting con-
tinues with great interest and
will now run over Sunday.
Conversions every service.
J. M. Echols took his family
out to Desdman today to spend
a wtek with Mrs. Echols' moth-
er. Miss May Boone returned to
.Dublin today after a visit to
the family of her brother E. H.
Mrs. S. J. Walcott arrived
from Alvin yesterday to visit
the family of her son Duncan
Mrs Nash left for Fort Worth
yesterday after vi-dtiug this
portion of the btate. looking for
a location for a millinery busi-
ness. E. S." Kean sends The Repor
ter kindly greetings from Dal-
las signed in a copy-plate hand
showing the marked inprove-
ment he is making The Re-
porter reciprocates the kind
wishes and is glad to hear from
It is to be hoped that Mitchell
county will display some' of her
fine cattle at the Abilene fair
this fall. There ought to be
enough public spirit among our
stockmen to determine them to go
down there and pluck every pre-
mium that is hung on the bush.
Capt. G. W.Eddey our cour-
teous weather bureau observer
has taken possession of his new-
ly purchased home on North 4th
street and we welcome him as a
near neighbor. It will be re-
memberedjtbat he bought the
home of Rev A. J. Bush a new
house well built and standing on
1 irge lots.
Mrs. H. A. Swan Mrs. Low
ranee and Arthur. Swan have re-
turned from Kansas City. They
had a very pleasant trip all
around attending Gov. Roose-
velts Rough Riders Reunion at
Oklahoma City also the bur dem-
ocratic convention at Kansas
City. The change of climateand
scenery was beneficial.
J. L. Taylor a splendid and
prosperous citizen of Limestone
county has bought 200 acres of
the Ira Border tract of land at
Borders Chapel and we hope
this investment will result in his
selling bis holdings in Limestone
and becoming a citizen of our
country. We want such men in
this county to develop its won
The compress is to be moved
to Louisiana for this years crop.
The president of the company.
Mr. Lowry is here to arrange
for its removal. He informs
The Reporter that labor ana ma-
terial are so high here that the
press can cot be profitably oper-
ated on less than 50000 bides
per annum and while it might
pay under ordinary conditions
to wait for the.increasod croi s
evidently coming the erectionol
cotton mills here in the near f u
tare will take up ttie extra pro-
duction and leave the compress
still short of tho necessary sup
ply to work profitably.
tikinf Scotfs EmwUott W.
CatM irI warm wcattvr.
h Kmp taking It until you arc
It will heal your lung? aof
give you rich blood in sum-
mer a in winter. It's cod
Met ou made easy
0ne caaef scarlet fever is vre-
ported iaLy tie Gap' imported
freaa Pecan Bayoa in Callahan
Paul Hammond was in from
Content for now stock today and
roported a nlco growing shower
W. A. Graham was in from
Lytlo Gap-today and said that
cotton is still growing but will
need rain soon.
George Young was in from his
Delk farm today for lumber and
nails to put tho finishing touches
on the large new barn he is just
Alex. S. Hodges was in from
Hodges today to meethis broth-
er Joel and family expected on
te afternoon train from Horton
La. to visit him a month or so.
Clay White ol Buffalo Gap is
growing some of the finest cab-
bage we ever saw in the markets
of Abilene. "We venture that
tney will weigh more to their
bulk than any ever eff en d lor
sale in tbeWest. HiscanteloUpes
are very fide alse and his?
garden proves what tho soil
of Taylor county wdl do with
Charlie Thompson has a very
interesting series of kodak pict-
ures of the Austin dam taken
just before and immediately
after the great break. ( It will
be remembered that Charlie was
at the dam when it broke taking
snap shots because of the high
water and that The Reporter
contained a vivid description of
the great calamity from his pen
written immediately after its
occurrence. The pictures we
refer to are at Steffens & Low-
don's bank and include views
Dam from below 2 weeks be-
fore the break.
Power house and dam from
below 8 minutes before the
Dam from above 8 minutes
after the break.
Dam from above 2 3 and 4
hours after the breatr.
1 Power house and east end of
dam from below 4 hours after
West end of dam 3 hours after
Section of county bridge after
the flood passed and other views
taken and finished by himself.
We looked at these views with
Notice of Sale.
By virtue of a decree rendered
on the 18th day of November A
JX 1898 in cause No. 99346
styled W. O. Robards et al vs.
C W. Roberts et al and pending
on the equity docket of the Unit
ed States Circuit Court (n and
for the Western District of Tex-
as at San Antonio wherein W
C. Robards D. A. Carpenter and
X VV. Connor as receivers of the
Southern Building and Loan As
sociationof Knoxvillp Tenaes
see were awarded a judgment
against C. W. Roberts for the
sum of eighteen hundred and
fifty and 3000 ($185080.) with
6 per cent interest per annum
from date with a foreclosure of
lien as it existed nn the 1st day
of August A D. 1896 against
said defendants and Mary J).
Roberts upon the following de-
scribed property to-wit.
Certain real estate situated in
Taylor County Texas described
as Lot No. ono (1) in Block No.
twenty three (23) in the town of
Abilene Texas tbo same being
used and occupied as Roberts
Homestead Also Lot No. three
(3) Block No. sevonty-four (74)
Lot No. two (2) Block No. tweuty-
thrqe (28). Lots No oue(l)
two (2) three (3) four (-J). five
(5) and six (0) In F block No. two
hundred and throe (2Q8) and low
Nos. four (-1) fivq (5) and six (fl)
in O block No. two hundred and
throe (203) in the city of Abilene
Texas and upon 17 shares of
stock of the A 01st aeries in
said Southern Building and Loan
seal LNcpsc jJt Rrl
Women are Like
FlrfctAAfC Healthy undstrong
I lUWtJI 5 thoy blossom
and bloom. Sickly ther wither and
die. Every woman ought to look well I
and leel well usnerrignianaawy
uui sjiq migiii Ha won wjr iu put vu
fire with oil as to be healthy and at- )
tractive with disease corroding the f
their health depends her health. If
I I IhArn U Inllammatlon or weakening
I drains or suffering at the monthly
penoa auena 10 u i once uvu i
delay. You're ono step nearer the
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gravo over uajr jrou pu u v.w t
Women can stand a treat dsal. but I
1 they cannot Hve forever with disease f
dragging m ino uiuii usui.-i.is vuu i
vital organs in meir ooay. i ou may
havn hfttdAceived in "to-called cures.
We don't ee how ou could help U I
there U eta much worthless stufT on I
the market. Hut you won't fc an- t
nnpolnted in Rradflctu'a Femfcle Rej? I
ulntor. Wo believe it Is the one modU
other soUed remedies n thero is
between right nndwronsr. Bradfield's
Ptmtln Rti.iilMtnr uitHpft the nnin.
ntopi the drains promotes regularity
strengthens purities and cleanses it '
diVcs nil this quickly and easily and
naturally. ItUforwfjraenalonetode- '
cide whether they will be healthy or
it- ItrnriA.trtV Ri.ffnli.tnr lies at '
band. 91 p.r battle at drug store.
S..H3 I9T ow xr NUilb
THC BRADOUD RtCUUNW CO. Atlaata Co.
nessee. And whereiu I was ap-
pointed Special Master to sell
the above described property
real and personal I W. A. Min
ter will sell the above described
real estate and shares of slock
to the highest bidder for cash at
public auction at the door of the
County Court house in and for
Taylor County Texas between
the hours of 10 o'clock A. M and
4 o'clock P. M. on Tuesday the
7 th day of August A. D. 1900 to
satisfy the aforesaid judgment
accrued interest and costs.
W. A. Minter
27 4t Special Master.
Ham Foster returned home to
Cisco this morning.
Jim Tatum and family of
Baird are visiting the family of
D. O. Terry in our city.
Rev. IsaacSellors went from
the state Sunday school conven
tion to Santa Anna to hold a re-
Quite a number of Abileniaos
went to Lawn this morning to fill
up at the picnic. Weenvythem.
A party of young people had a
picnic on the lake last night re
turning in the wee sma' hours o'
Walter Arnold teller of the
Lowdon National Bank at El
Paso cimo in last night. He is
delighted with the pass- city.
F. S. Holley foreman of the
cotton seed oil mill goes to Dal
las tonight to spend a couple of
weeks. A pleasant time to him.
J. Craig left this morning for
bis home in Arkansas to arrange
for moving out having prospect
ed this country and finding it just
what he wants.
C. P. Warren came in from the
ranch yesterday. His cattle are
in splendid health and he knows
of no fever among his neigh-
bors cattle. Grass needs rain
but is not bad yet
J. M. Ingle will be home soon
from bis mines in Idaho. He
and two partners have lately sold
one mine at good figures bat
Mr. Ingle has others he thinks
will turn out well.
Bilious and Intermittent Fevers
which prevail in miasmatic dis-
tricts are invariably accompan-
ied by derangements of the
Stomach Liver and Dowels.
The Secret of Health.
The liver is the great "driving
wheel" in the mechanism of
man and when it is outof order
the whole system becomes de-
ranged and disease is the result.
Tutt's Liver Pills
Remember Ralph gives vote
on plaao for painting paper
hanging and glanlng also for
paiuts oils wall-paper and
B.H. Kiofer editor of tho
Sweetwater Reporter was in
town today and roports the cat-
tle no longer having fever near
Levi Cogburn was in yester-
day from Capt. White's ranch
east of Anson and roports a fluo
rain Sunday. Wheat in that
distriot ho says produced from
25 to 40 bushels per acre.
Hardy Hubbard has just re
turned from Rock Ford Colora-
do where ho has been running
theonginoofa big boot sugar
factory. His family lives here
and he is spending fow weeks
There is no longor an excuse
for anyone to endure the torture
inflicted by pilos when Tabler's
Buckeye Pile Ointment ill cure
them a remedy so moderate in
price and so effective. Price 50
cents in bottles. Tubes 75 cents
at Bass Bros. Drug Co. tf .
J. B. Hardin J N. Holly and
George Haf nor all of Tuscola
have bought new wagons recent-
ly. Those Tuscola people seem
to be niakiug good money and
have a farming country second
Ben F. Graham was in today.
He told us a joke on Mr. Milner
A few months ago he offered
M. a.wheatcrop for a surrey but
he declined and now the crop is
worth $200. Milner did not
count on such a yield.
Business men who lack the
vim suap and vigor they once
had should use Heroine it will
purify the blood strengthen and
invigorate the system. Price
50 cents at Bass Bros. Drug Co.
Wm.H. Atwell IT. S. district
attorney came in on tho morn-
ing Cannon Ball attended to
closing up the deal of the govern-
ment for Block 20 and -paid in
the $2500 which Mayor Bowyer
p!uced in the bantr. Mr. Atwell
left for Dallas on the morning
Children often cry not from
pain but from nunger although
fed abundantly. The trouble
arises fiom inantiou; ibeir food
is not assimilated but devoured
by worms. A few doses of
White's Cream Vermifuge will
destroy the worms when the
children-will begin to thrive' at
once. Price 25 cents at Bass
Bros Drug Co. tf.
L. P. Ligon of the Crown Bot-
tling works of this city loft us a
case of soda water phosphates
etc. this morning. This is a
new industry but Is already do
iug a fine business selling ovor
1200 bottles in Abilene yester-
day. Nothing but distilled Ly-
tlo Lake water is used and it is
The A. Q. Bateman Grocery
Co. has opened up business at
Stamford under a very promis-
ing outlook. Tho gentleman
whose name goes into the con-
cern is one of tho best men in
West Texas and is a business
man of tho highest atandintrand
the strlotest iutogrity and it is
a pleasure to us to say to the
people ef Stamford and surrouo.
dingcouutry that thoy may rely
upon him implictty and uudor all
circumstances Tho Reporter pre-
dicts a lino carder foi tho now
D. M". White's renter on his
farm betwoon tho Gap and Tus-
cola bowed 10 bushola of wheat
and thresned 800 and i: that is
not a good return wo could uot
glveaguossatit His corn is
still groon to the ground and
long piist tho roastlpg oaf stago
aud it ought to rnako u suro crop
This with no rain for six weaks
whou it is maturing spouks in no
uncertain words of the ability
of this soil to stand drouth. Mr
White's furm has paid for Usolf
by routing tn 8 years besides a
relurn of 7 per cent upon tho
ears. u. vy. iworrts is recov.
erwg irom uia eneois of tlio
spluor tue oi a woea ago wo aro
Mr. Hill of McKinoy is pros
pcctlng for a new homo aud wo
hope ho will be suited here.
irranic otiuoucomo nas two
children quite sick we learn
A. S. Hardwioke Esq. went to
Gulon this afternoon to accom-
pany Mrs Hard wlcko home
Tho A. Q. Bateman Grocery
Co. of Stamford has bought a
delivery wagon in Abilene whica
goes up at once.
Miss MabOl ijockett is again
at her post at tho Lapowskl
Mercantile Co's after a week's
G. u. uozirt was in from the
Canyon today roportiug corn
pretty snort out cotton still
buenti (joiuns ana wife of
Haskell stopped off one train en-
route home from the sheriff's
convention at Fl Paso.
H. M. Sneed representing the
Dallas News is in the city and
called at this office today. We
were glad to meet him.
Walter Arnold went on down
to Baird this morning to visit
relatives but will return in a
fow days to see ntd friends here.
Syd McCain of LaucaHer
who has spent the past three
weeks visiting his sister 'Mrs.
W W. Winniford in our city re-
turned home today.
Charley Wobb announces hi3
intention of moving to Bisbee
Ariz. within 80 days. Wq slull
lose him from Abilene with re
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Sweatt
were in from Caps shopping to
day and reported a great meet-
iog in progress at Borders
R. E. Chandler and family are
just back from it fishing excur-
sion toFergorson's ranch wblcb
they enjoyed very much. Mr.
Chandler says that no one else
contemplating a trip to that
qountry need fear the red bugs
as ho carred them all off.
Mrs Leo W. Brooks and Miss
Bessie Cook loft this afternxja
to join a house party at the beau-
tiful homo of Mr. and Mrs Liel
merchant. Others will join then j
Sunday. They expect an en jay-
Rupert Harkrider came in oni
the morning train. After com-
pleting bis course in the Galves
ton business college ho visitedl
at Houston Smithvillo Wuxs-
hachio. Lancaster Dallas and!
Fort Worth. His friends are!
glad to see him at home again.
Arthur and Miss Mamie Wat
son of Natchitoches. La. came
in this afternoon to visit tueir
uncle Mr. Watson and their aunt
Mrs. Kate Z. Williams a inontn
Mr. and Mrs. Montague Mas
ter Crawford and Miss Ouida oil
Tyler came in today to visit Mr-
and Mrs. J. E. Ritchie Mnl
Montague is Mrs. Ritchlo's sil
tor. Mr Montague is superin-i
tondentof telegraph on
Appetite at a Qaat
Is envied bv all whose Stourl
ackand liver are out of ofM
But flimh Rhnulri Irnnw that DM
King's New Life Pills fiiva
splendid appetite sound dig
tion and a regular bodily
that insures perfect health an
groat energy. Only 2Qcu
Uass Bros Drug Co. tf
Ar AMUunlfnxha of 1 00 H
m and 70J indies foil comlK
from tho east R D. JofieilfSi
nortsaKOod rain at PlmnU
Hill mid all alnf tho l'Oail H
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