The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 206, Ed. 1 Friday, August 23, 1912 Page: 2 of 6
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THE ABafcNE ft&frOlrtiail. MIDA? AUG 2S.i012.
y ABJTJENE HUNTING COMPANY
1022 North Second Street.
Entered As Bccond.clasa mnll nt Abi-
lene. Texas October 11 1003.
One llonth (In advance) M
Three Months (In ndvnncc) . . 1 (.ir
Six Months (In ndvnncc).. -'.70
Oho Year (In advanco) ... COO
Any orroncons reflection upon tho
character ntnndlng or reputation ot
any person firm or corporation which
may appear In tho columns of TDK
IIEU'ORTEJC wm do siauiy corrected
upon Its bolng brought to tho nttentton
ot tho firm.
BuBlncBB mud Circulation! Southwest
nrn C7; Independent. G7. Kdltorlal
Ofllcc Independent 101.
Subscribers falling to receive their
papers regularly will cpnfcr n favor
upon tho management by reporting
same to tho biiBlnens office f'honca C7.
If tho next legislature will meet the
demands of tho gmto platform It will
have plenty to do nud accomplish
enough to satisfy every Democrat In
Tojms.hs well us tho few who make ui
tho minority parties.
Thn recent rains will udd hundreds
of hales of cotton to tho 1012 crop in
the territory Immediately surrounding
Abilene Is the verdict of those who
ought to know what they are talking
about. Kvory bale added to what wo
have makes a little bit more prooperi
Arc yon doing your part in helping
keep Abilene clean? II is a matter
which concerns every ludmdmii in
tho city and bononts all alike Lets
Keep tho old town clean during the
remaining hot weeks and don't spoil
the good record for pood health we
have made this year during the tail
end of summer.
IJcnr In mind a srtlch In time will
save nlnu. and our good public high-
ways should be repaired whenuor de
" trlorntlon notjs in. It is not to tie ex-
pected of tho county ludgo or the
jnmubers of the commissioners' rourt
to mnko dally inspection trips over the
roads In eurch of defects hut it Is the
dutv of very cltiainn to report ti them
every time a bad tdacc Is discovered.'
Tho Laredo Times observe that
of tho Avihesl motes made by the .Mex
lean govonunent was to suspend the
dutv on corn 4mports from the t'nltel
Stain to allow Unit commodity to
bo shipped In to supply thti peoploMifj
Northern Mexico where lint lluie corn
himB raised this year. This method
vns originated by President Pl.i and
wm often used by him when failures
in the Meiiran torn crop resulted In
such a scarcity that speculators cor
ed in soft materials. Jlut It is bland
to unread. JSKlrla that for thqllnst
threo years hi)Vo required only irom
n yard and u half to two yards of ma.
torlnl under the regime of plaits will
require nt least four yards with undo-
llnltn chuncps of expansion. . ITrrsti
mably the feminine mtnd will nco In
this only an advance to unexplored
possibilities III tho art of drcss-piere
man however will Btinpcet the mddeu
hand of tho manufacturer desirous of
Increasing his ojitput and tho Cost of
lIVIng.KntiBns City Times.
In n Tarrant comity criminal case
elfort was .made to 'tipiitih nil ludlot-
mciit on thu plea 'that the ground
upon which tho courthouse Btitnds
does not belong to the county but
was deeded by thu state many years
ago to the federal government as a
military reservation. Several other1
equally tenuous picas wero made such
as that tho grand Jury was sworn col-
lectively and not Individually and that
the sheriff mid deputies wero not
sworn when tho order for tho venire
wns delivered into their hands.
True tlioso motions wore overruled
and wo presume thai they are without
standing nt iaw or in inci nui me
fact that they .Were seriously made
"exhibits tho latltudinous range ol
technical exploitation into which law
yers go faring twlth tho hoPo of lind-
Ing some obstruction to tho course ot
Justice. Experience uudcr'our code ol
proccduro encourages lawyers to
search for technical Irregularities at
the rirst step in the defnes of their
clients. Their aim Is not primarily
as It should be to develop any reason
able doflbt or luck of contincing evi-
dence of guilt and to give the lirlsouei
the bcuellt of wine uufoguards of thf
law. but it is to pick flawH In pro
cesses or pleadings which do not af
feet any substantial right-
Of course frivolous or unwarranted
motions wilt not avail in final adjudi-
cation tint so many nnd so sompltu
are the rules of practice that un adroit
lawyer encouraged to hone that b)
desperate dnvlcefi he may devejoi
sotue new tangle to delay or divert
tho simple search for truth
Tills Instance Ib only a more exe.R
gemted from of the torhnlritl hair
splitting which Is often mplnyed lr
have at least n hnlting effect on sonir
seem ridiculous lr it did not betra)
the public injury to which nil sucl'
lcs.il Htrategx tends. Fort Worth He
TOinTUK l TEXAS.
The convict black roll punishment
dcfcurlhcd lor. lolin II. Uogan In The
Clironfelo is 'liarhnrous inhumane
Convicts must of course be dlscip
lined but they should not be toitur-d
V.'e talk in a superior manner of U
Mark ngcB". Is ours enlightened? W
lilumo tho Chlnuuinn for hW rueli
and the American Indian for 1m su .
agery. but hero in tho t'nlted Stu'e
in the stati- or Texas no fn'ihc r awiv
from Iloaston than Siigurlund. p r.
roll brutal guards (o nut u helplo.
surface1; nud ub slated the hnlf-n
phyxhiled hnU-stttrvcd victim was nU
voaletl crouching on n red quilt nt the
"Tho ordeal wnav too uovero and the
newspaper man did tiot lakq II. Tho
negro was motioned bank after Ills res.
pile of air to roust In the fevers of
his body tWid and to crcuBo hltr none
ngujiiBt tho cell whore th.'dtir and
floor inc. Hero nt least was n frag
memory current or air for nptjlriif sitf
footitetl luriamcd. outrAged luiiKM."
No citizen of Texas can escape his
slinro of responsibility.
Cain said unto tho Lord "Am I my
brother's keeper?" Genesis lv:
''yorlly I Bay unto you Inasmuch ns
we harnr dono It unto one of the leaHt
o&thcso my brethren yo have done
ttTuuto me." Matthew xxVrlO.
FOR TWO FISCAL YEARS
Siilirrliiteriilriit While f Sotillmrali'rn
Insane Asylum San Anlenlo.
HceltN mi InrrciiM
T'Tho 'blaek' cell." Tho Chronicle's I
report continues "Is a carpenter and
tlhuef conqoctlon of nn InqulBltorlal
age; tills coll "with H darkness Its
iifolatlon fts terrible silent lianrB tho
pptrid vat of n deadened air and tho
torturous waits of twelve hours for a
loaf ot bread and n Jug of waterand
then more nud more or It"
The convicts do give trouble but
they must be controlled without tor
tur. White men as well as black men
rffo put in the "black" cell. Head of
"the Blneder chap with brown eyes
.ind soft wavy hnlr" who tired as he
wns from being pursued and caught in
j long manhunt could not sleep be--nuBO
of the anticipation of the black
ell torture rend and for the enuso
or civilization for the cause or t'hris
'innlty and huntaultv. ror reasons of
patriotism and tho ralr fame and good
mine or this state and that the l.ord
jod Almighty may not punish this
hind tor Its InlqulO. tr and tliul some
ivny lo stop torture in Texas -lions
KI.HIINATK A 11. AHVBUTIMMJ.
tiered what thoro was and raised the rJluri sometimes w. h his .mntl.
prices bO as to mnito it pruiuouive "l inaeted above IiIh t " I. for ililnv
tho poor class with whom com is une
or the chler articles ur toon. imn
would tliou romovo Hie tariff and per-
mit corn to br sent in from the Tinted
States and the trust vuib qnlcKly brol.
en. Some such method has ben ml-
vocated for this country as a method
for curbing groeilycomblncs
Within the past v-ck two negroes
charged with commuting an atrocious
murder Just a few vvcel's sgo have
been convicted in the dlMtrh-t court of
Tarrant mount v and the death penalty
asHt'SHcd. So far It has gone the
record is Knod. and If the enje pro
jRress witii similar alertness until Hip
law has been fully viuniciwa n wm
have at lents a halting effect on some
of tho would-be tukttrri of human life.
Hut nctwrdlnc to a news dispatch an
altdrnoy of Uie first negro has pub
llcly boasted that he win keop bis cli-
ent's .casf In tho courts for two or
threo years nnd people who have
watched tho progress of other di'BKr
ut c-nsos in running tin nnimtt of tho
courts doubt not thia he can make
tho boast good; nnd will do xo H tne
defendant curt proilnco the funds.
Tlie supromaoy of thh narrow skirt
Is challenged at Inst. Not vigorously
as yet wo understand. But the ex
porta on dress report on the distant
horizon an occasional Vlshm of a plai-
ted skirl. For the present it Is coiilln
ix or forty-eight hours in -i cell lb
a Hlieet Iron lining wlwre. on a n-et.i
and wner diet he HUffoiiiteH Tor tu-l
The luteruatitiual Dlble Stinlonts d
Wnshitmion recently pusscd r. In
Hon that. In their opinion tins hlUt
doS not teach the doctrine of .i literal
hell Whether or not there Ih ii hell
hereafliir there is certainly a h.dt Ut
the poor convict here.
We abolished the bat. la not this
"black" cell worsr? Here is inn ef
the account r the Chronicle's -oio
KentallVti 'The object or the vHlt to
this camp wns to Inspoci the "tdticU
Cell. Superintendent Addison drew
forth the bolt which held lost one ot
tho two doors and is swung ntMitU
open A negro stripped of all clothing
crouched in n heap at the bottom of
tills ingenious flrUs eooKcr. I It-
looked up at the visitors and blinked
The llKht of dny dnvd hlro nml out
Into the great room Btcatthllv cnine
the odors which tho body ctiBts off af-
ter long hours In an airless room.
"It had hecn the desire Of the news
paper man to make the experiment and
discover for hlmseir ir the cell wero
really ub grcwstlme and as sataiilc as
pictured- No imagined boll could bnve
belched forth tho fumes or that horri-
ble llttlo four-by eight hole with Its
heet Iron lining. Tho retld moisture
distilled by tlio orturM hotly collected
In tiny bends nnon the warm smooth
In the September Woman) Home
'ouipauion appears an Interesting ed-
itorial on advertising an extract Irom
All ich follows-
"Can you Imagine what existence
Aould be like if all advertising were
"it would mean nure than Hie al
icpi e of advertising In the panes of
icrlodlcals and newspapers. Ti would
neon that the grocer would not haw
lit) name or his buslhcs printed over
lis door or on Ills window The drug
iorrs would not displar the globes or
olored water The minister would n"t
inuounce the topic or his next ser-
tion. nor the mhl week meetings from
be pulpit. There wouldn't even be
iignposiK at cotuitr) crossroads nor
in the street corners in towns anil ti
"ir vou aliould visit a strange
nuimunltv where there wan no ail
.erllslng whatever you would real-
M' how nbsolutnb dependctit vrt( nre
iihiii advvrtlhlng If "u wuntcil to
to to a store particularly the lw-st
jtore. no one could direct nt. lor
that Is advertising word or month
idvertifiiug. which Is souietliii'-a ns
important and hb nUiahl- as .in- oib
ur Kmnkty. ou wmild hni ti inn -
lcilly Impossible to live wlthoi.t ad
vertlsing. although vou might mun
ig to exist ttfti't a f mill ton
"A mere child lould lansle ns un
in about a minute if bis
urloMly were directed to advertising
Al'STIN Tex . Aug HI Save ror Hie
llgitres Submitted by two of the slnta's
SslttSiino nsylunis. cstlnuiles tints far fur
lilHlttHl the Comptroller hy Hie nentts oi
Stuto departments and luBtltutlnns of
the probable coat of maintenance nnd
additional expense for each of Hie two
IIhuiI years beginning September 1
113. uro not greatly In excess of the
appropriations made by the last i.og-
Ulaturu for the years toil 12 and UU2
-til. The estlniales are submitted at
the Comptroller's requeat to be In
Corporated in his fortluotnlug annual
roport lo the governor ami ror use n
the Thirty third U-glRlnturo in making
up Hie general nppropriatlon bill
Kxcctilhe Ofllre ks I.Vul.
Tho executive olllee apks for $32112
ror the first year and $22.f!2 the scc-
oiui ve.ir The last aniiroiirlatiou was
restiectlvelv $ll.!Ml and f2t.:U' The'
decrease In first ear's llgure is duo
to the fnt tlur. hut ST.r.no is asked for
each veiir to pa rewanls. telegraphing
and other expenses in "enforcing lie
Iiiwh" where $27..iun was grattteil for
I'.tll 12 for this purpose bv the hist
legislature. For the first ear $100(1
Is also asked for law eiiforcemnnt ex-
penses hitherto iiuflmrtred For re
pair. itnproxeuHiit ami care of the
mansion and grounds $2nu each year
Is the llgure given for contingent ox
n.'iisnu XllH) ner M'iir is set down
Tlii' Department of Agriculture askt
for $tit.lll each year as against $.2-
ITs the filst ar and $I222S the sec
oml year under the last appropriation.
Or the new amount $.'.u.iH)0 a enr Is
estimated as the ost of opeiatiug the
Fanners' Institute Ituieati where $1T
rot a jenr tor this purpose was a)
lowed In the Inst bill. The i oniiulb-
sloner also suhnnts $2U.euo n ear for
collecting compiling and dlss mliiat
iug iigiitultur.nl luforiiiatioii
The State Lunatic Aslum. Austin
submits $t2N.stiii ror the two years
the last bill giving It $L'i.:i. !".' !r the
firm ami $2."H.Mo rot the second ye.ir
This Is mi increase of JHhl.i.'i'i for the
two j ears Tin additional amount
lOiitemplatcH $.ufo for general re.
pairs. $;tl.u"ii for culm King the holler
house purchasing new machinery etc
$:!0.iiim jor building and equipping a
hospital for agetl niul decrepit women
and about $ll.i0 Tor other umullur
spetitic repairs and addition..
For Soiilliwclern Isjliim.
An lncre.UK of $2Ui."iMt is sougln by
Sup. ilnteodeiit F S. White or South
western insutie As Into San Antonio
for the two years for which the noxt
sesslun will provide over tin- sum al-
lowed for mil 12 The total asked
for the two yeurs ih $72..(S70 The last
appropriations were respectively $2.M-
ttso and $1!n.0.M for the two years
aIiioiik the chief additions .mounted
fur In the proposed imrmse .ire the.
following Kreeilng ami eipilpplng
linlliMiiKH to avcomin ulnte I no patients
The Man Who Hold An
AETNA Accident Policy
is Completely Insured.
DO YOU CARRY ONE?
We Will Receive
the end that those who desire to
contribute to the National campaign
funds of the several political parties
.this bank will receive contributions
;fe;ceipt for them and' forward same to the
National Committees or the Treasurers
I J I II """' I ' 'l I III III I llll II III
UMiPI iH I i 1 lWiiliii I ll I "" 'M '" 1" ' WIWIW '
111 First Still Ink ami Tnst Go.
The Btalc That Appreciates Yew Business
inwuiiible . ....h.rei- heating. powi r and
i.iiiiulrv olunlH as required hy such e-
fo hi first oiicstlou we could pioinpt- ..i L..nim . ret ting husplui
ty and triitlifull repl that a mun llUllnU1K t ni!Pnuiniodato l"i' arutelv
'idvertiscs to make moiie Hut for ' i ...... alli rti-U oon n $rii.0'. e.Mni
lenu rs to aoniiniairmiiiii
jUMtiio. two lntttorj hull""
lil words l.ni' painting
et old hinldlngs. $l.i. iiyirKuiK
balers and institillng w oven. $2.fi
reinodeling and repairing old female
liiflrtnary. $!."o leniovlng und re
building 'fuel oil storago depot. $.""
The Stan Health lioiinl aU lor $...
asu the first and $.2.:'.Mt tlie second as
ngnlnst $l.:.im and im.r.Utl for oath of
the two years under the Into appro
prlatiou This estimate is not detailed
but it I assumed the in w actUlties in
Capitol biboiatories und elsewhere an-
embraced in Health Ollhor atohicrs
Tlie Htute Mining Hoard rfubmlis $11
000 for the two jcurs. with the addi-
tion of $l.f.on per year salary and $M)
per ear traveling evpensis tr n Hrst
assistant mine Inspector for which tho
board Will ash the next legislature
The pension department estimates
$52:i.7S per car. of which K9.WW is
lo pa etpnms under tho gtmeral law
and $f.ou.00O for Confcdumto pciiBlons
The Ktute I.oMjoami Dralnagu Hoard
nets $50.01)0 for the two wii an Hs
Hruiq lllo oatltnato not boing !ut
Tho Stato T Hoard mtlmnt $!-
f.ntj for .ieh mr. Its lastpprypriu
jiun whs j:i.!W0 per Hir.
Among Hie ostliiilitns ill wlilHi no
eii.n.L-n for the formor upproprlfltloii
npicnrfero tliaJlnilrnaa ConiUilfiBiOJU
$;ir8U a your mm ino ioiuiok
Courts of riVil Apponls: 8n Auto
nio. $13110 per ywr Dnllus $12010
pqr yunr; Auutln $1:1.055 por your.
Tho estimatiHi from Inst tint ions nnd
tluparltnonts uro oxpuutod to bo ull
siibmlttod by August III. nt wihih time
thtf t'ounitroller will compile his an
ui'iul ropTJrt for tho IWoal pelr tiouelnd-
ed by thin dutc.
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I A. BANK I
I with One I
I MILLION I
I I AGENTS
I Yes we are go- 1 1 . .
ing to make it w
I that! fl Then I jHA f f Mv
ilH A v A wrf " m iiH 'Jvbbr hV Ik iiiywiM. r mr VBkW
Abilene will sit I MSfi mmTQf
up and take I JJ Bjg BankB
notice. But we Juj vPIW
I will need your I fjSrCapi SurplS and MtaBH
neip your ae- 2J. vAWWJvwvwv iVOKO
nncllc ne iupII lMt Wo ne the resoun to handle otir imltUfE)
H JUblLi db WtU H M1P biiBlness fMEk
as your neigh- I Cj0k oko. l. paxton .. . rree. M&f
H H ' VlknBh i0K p- GARRISON ... . Caihlor yAQf
I or I vBfliw HV
I May We Have It? I BBrSR
$1 will start an account JSmL ZXtSGiJr
Farmers & 1 7
I Merchants I (:mi&&:
I National Bank I V ' IMI'MJ
. JJJiy VM
the nevt ItiKiial iiiipiltv ""Mo" does OMtmrj
lie mKe nimioj by nderti- lug"' 'he .d.
inswer isn't BO eiisv I'nnDllil the i lKSj for
Clilldlsli mluit inlglit tie jaiiBiieu witu
the plaiiatiou Hint . 1 'Isinr in
T ases the volume of bliRilu'. hleli
Is true oi course Imt h i u ther
l-OiillTelieUbiVe for filinl
' You may follow it tbroit ti c'.i'r to
map ramifications anil m (he end vou
will llud that advertising . fir the
simple leustui that It rend rs n ser-
vice to you and tm and to the man and
woman in t dOnr.
"'The great iigetits or Uvill.athni aro
those which stive time timl InwrwiRe
the comfort and convonlonco of pen
ole. These are the hlni.K thct ninlte
Hie railroad nnd tho many iipplha.
Hons for electricity Hie tele-rnph.
the telephone light j.owcr so enor-
mo.isly valuable. Advlf rllsine belongs
in the snine ci'tegor.v Tl'n-e is no
wu of estlmntltiB Its i-.ipnclly ff i su
tug tlniefl for IncreaaMij; comfo t "
Q ritOFKSSIOXAL anil JIUSINESS O
a imiKfTonv. o
DR evitrs X. IUY
Osteopathic rhyalclan and
Ohico 11-12 Sayles Dulldlng
Marttot Roport Daily by wire
IJvcatock ConimUston Company
Kort Worth ToxnV
Ilranch Otllco In ul I'rlnclpal MarkoU
Btoclt Ynrtls. Kort Worth Toxaa
Aubv aa.-Hoiss 200. iimrliut strotiK:
top OtMjj )Ut MM 81(0 light 77-SS0j
WO bonvy Wft.000.
tattlo W00 luuludliiK o rnlvt-
ntwrs stondy to weak; top 010; bulk
42fi WO; stookm-g strong oun loud at
Attf. K loads nt 670 Jiulk &oruj70;
ooM 10 to IS hlglfor than Wsdiimnlny
top I IB; bulk nM-m. Iliills stmuly
W0 W. Calyo 76 to 100 highsr for
tho weki toji S7n; bulk fi&
Blieep .Vjtl wuntliors 'I2J510; luiilbM
At 060 stoutly.
J N Hhopant and lf left loduy
lo ill thuir lam. .!lko fltinpartl at
Pioiifor. Thoy hv u gin ihqro und
a good cotton crop.
DR. Q. 0. GAITHER
Chronica Cubes A specialty
Ollltc I 111 North Oth Street
Southwestern 101 .1 Independent f.7C
Oilico Hours li to it A. M. 1 toii.PM
Hiiuday by Appolntniunt
One orer Cltlzeni National Baak
Offlcn over Citizen Natloaal Bamk
Honcnil Practlco of Modlclno and
Special Attonlion to DlacnHcs 0f thu
Skin ConltQ Urinary. Piles and Can-
cer. Independent mid South wcotorn
I'hgncs C5'J and 05:!.
U. H DupL of Agnculturo. O
WI.ATIIKIt IIIIflKAU. O
WILLIS L MO0IH5 Chlof. O
Parih Studio for
I'or Abllono nml Violnliy: Toutglit
and Butiirdsy gqnonilly fair
I"or Pmi Twxns Tonight und Sat
aidny gutturully fair.
Fur Want Texas: Tonight nud Bat
urdny generally fair
. Hlgljtjfjt SB
1-owcat 69 .
Itulntall 0. . J
J T House Is fcTro frorf Benjamin K )ult V HujheBls heroiom Tkar
Hoth Phones 693
Night Phono Roberts CS7R
Itamuoy'a Grain Store.
HOW WILL MIC II Wi: IT'
An aecur.iiel ket nttoiiut nlii to the teiii or a mixed up
lot of figures that will not balniu e. In posit your cash with Hie
Commercial National Hank Abilene. 'I cn. ami it will nut only
be secure hot cease lo lie a source of worry Lvery heck glien
by depositor In settlement of a detn is a ouhr and there Will
ho no more disputed accounts This bank solii Hh deposits in
large or small sums. It can take care of all ciansoH of accounts.
Commercial 9aional ffianc
L. W. MOLLIS JL 0.
Hour 10 to 12 a. in. Bayjes Hulld-
Ing. 4 to u p. m. Ilollla HanlUrium.
uijico 1'iionoa lies. Phono
Ind. 308 ma 190
8. W. 73 W. 247-L
lOrJE 6TEPHENB0N PINNEY
PHYSICIAN AND SUIMJKON
229 PINK HT
OHlgo Houra 9:00 to U; 00 A.
M. 4'00 to 6.09 P. M Bun.
days hy uppolntmont.
ilcCormlck Collego of Ophthalmology
I litralgbten eros-oyf relieve eye.
etraln anil heatjache nnd correct e
roru of mftulou liy tho fogging
syetem. Lot mu remedy your oy
troublo Mugco Ilulljlluf Up-atatri.
ludopendont Phono 89. '
With Hail Damage Clause
$3.00 Per Thousand
L. C. Wise & Son
BARGAINS IN WALL PAPER
Yo liftvo just received u largo tsliiijinuiiL or muuy now untl
attractive dcaigns in Wall Paper of tho prettiest aud tb
largest variety you have oyer Keen.
Maay different pattoniH to Holoot from nt nttntotivo prices.
Yo liavo Rrotttly rodticetl llio pneo ou Wull Paper ttiifl can
avo you iuonoy Af you will vifiit this atoro untl hoo wliaC w
kavo to offer
tINO. B. NEILL
Tke Faiat and Papor Houm I
TRY a REPORTER Want Ad
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The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 206, Ed. 1 Friday, August 23, 1912, newspaper, August 23, 1912; Abilene, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth332891/m1/2/?rotate=90: accessed July 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Public Library.