Abilene Daily Reporter. (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 25, 1904 Page: 1 of 4
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ABILENE. TEXAS THURSDAY AUGUST 25 1904.
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WARREN BRANCH FOR SALE.
WfjfcaVe exdwAve sale of the C. P. Warren faoch(40(0)
&CfM.?and out Mr. C. C. CnfflMM la nnnr on the land with
tmymrtyot sab-dividing the land Into small tracts.
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irncoi win tc irom u to d per acre) snuu casa pay-
nttot and balance on long time anneal payments 4 ft pet
cent. Only 4 or 5 miles north of Merfcel. No better land
1 of eifftborhood in the West. Plenty of wood and an
alNMMkace ol good well water can be had at a depth of 25
e;$0 jfeet. While the land is not qcdte surveyed and plat-
ted yet 1-3 or near X-2of itis already spoken for and
. that shottld satisfy yoo that it is all right. COME AT
n ONCE if yotf want a piece of this land
Land Dealers and Money Lenders.
ED.'S. HUOIIES President.
J. Hi CUNNINGHAM Vice President.
HENRY JAMES Cashier.
W. R. KEEBLE Asst. Cashier.
1 'FARMERS and MERCHANTS NATIONAL BANK I
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- Capital and Surplus $i 00000.00
O. W. STEFFENS
J. G. LOWDON President.
GEO. L. PAXTON
ticatt Natioaa fe
' jM - Abilene Ter. ; tfQ&
' CAPITAL and SURPLUS $85000
W. J. THOMPSON Cashier
J. M. Wagstam President W. G. Swbnson. Cashier'
J. O. Shblton Ass't. Cashier.
Tie CITIZENS' NATIONAL BANK
Capital - -
Tho Wiohita Horald is one pf
the papers which oopiod Fred
Cookroll'a lottor to the Record
upon George Clark's remarkable
comments upon Bryan. The
Herald says: "Geo. Clark of
Waoo thinks Bryan should jbe
road out of the party. Thefaer-
aid does not know of course but
it occurs to ug if Geo. Clark' oan
remain in the party after twtilve
years of persistent bolting and
twelve years of fighting the reg-
ular organization both stato and
national no one should be bar
iThe supply ofJcottontta riotiiow
above the demand. India Ter-
ritory Oklahoma Texas Arkan-
sas all show 'decreased yeilds
some almost entire failures and
the ginnor's reports are bound to
bo favorable. The truth is as
good as farmers oan reasonably
expect and the truth alone oan
defeat the inflated reports sent
ou't'by those who . want to keep
down' prices until the staple has
leftr the - farmer's hands.- The'
movement to defeat the govern-
ment bureau in scouring ginners
reportsould play right into the
hands of the bears if success-
cotton growers millions upon
millions of dollars. In 1903 the
bears were put to rout complete-
ly by these reports It is a well
known fact that the price of cot-
ton rose upon the appearance of
each of the agricultural reports
whion oame out in 1903. If the
speculators are turned loose to
make their own reports in their
own way farmers may expect to
self their cotton again at six
cents A mg& mis.token.olioyj
than.'this attempt to defeat the
government in its efforts to get
the truth was never inaugurated.
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aeda Cal. is
3. Todd Buok.
Solicits your business and will at all times extend to its custo-
mers all accommodations consistent with conservative banking.
1 J. M. Wagstaff S. N. Morrison W. G. Swenson
J. H. Oliver D. G. Hill G. W. Parks'
P. H. Hammock M. C. Cope W. A. Bowie.
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CSasastei nlk aai
We have been told that oppo-
sition is developing to the work
of the agricultural department in
collecting statistics from ginners
and others posted upon the con-
dition of the cotton crop. What
the ground of this oppositon is
we cannot imagine in view of
the fact that these reports alone
stand in the the wav of
the speculators who for fifteen
years had run the price of cotton
down by reporting crops bigger
than the demand until the gov-
ernment stepped in with rep.orts
direct from the ginners and farm-
ers themselves. Let these re-
ports cease and it will cost the
John Moore farming on Fred
Cookrell's plaoe south of the Fair
Grounds has 140 acres in cotton
and Walter Thompson says it is
still flourishing. John had work-
ed that ground thirteen times the
last report we got and the sur-
face is so mellow that what mois-
ture went into the earth is still
there A dust blanket resists
the drying action of wind and
sun so that roots of the orops get
the benefit of all the moisture in
the soil. A dust blanket defeats
Th& &sl hmMB-TM
Eel S. Hughes
On and after Sept. 1st 1001
the delivery limits of the Paoifio
Express Co" in the City" of Abi-
lene will bo inside the following
boundaries: Grape Street to
North Sixth; North 0th to Plum;
Plum to Railroad. Cherry to
South Sixth; South Sixth to
Peaoh; Peaoh to Railroad.
G. F. Britton
Agt for Express Co.
The Womans Homo MiBsion
Sooiety will have an open air
social on lawn at residence of A.
S. Hardwioko Friday August
20th. Hours 0 to 11 o'olook.
There will be a program and de-
lioious fees and cake will be
served Price fifteen oonts two
for twenty-five cents
All the latest styles in new fall
street hats. 8. W Grimes 4 Co.
Townsond of Ala
meda Cal is visiting hor son
E Todd Buok. She Will accom
pany her son and his wifo to tho
World's Fair the party to leave
perl aps on Saturday. Onr popu-
lar. ssistant postmaster expects
to b j gone 21 daysN
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IN. Hill reports the looal op-
fight in Callahan county hot.
assertions of 'the advocates
opponents of tho measure
ormng the rosults of local
on in Abilene are as far apart
he antipodes and out a big
re in the campaign.
lards are out for the marriag'e
ir. ueorge usoar Farker oil
Ilene and Miss Minnie Lee
kghter of Mr. and Mrs. L. P.
Irris the rites to be solemniz-
fat the Centenary Methodist
iroh at Paris Tex. Tuesday
)t. 6th at high noon.
bhn W. Brewer and family
lent Wednesday night with C.
and Mrs. Warren old El Paso.
k. friends that they had not
sen for eighteen years. Mr.
rewer and his family were en-
rpute home from a visit to .rela-
tives in the northwest part of
Last Saturday John R. Mao-
eohney Histriot manager paid
Mrs. H. B. Kenner the sum of
3063.32 the life policy held by
ier son the late Ury Kenner in
(he Manhattan Life. This was a
feturn premium polioy and did
lot cost the beneficiary one oent
lot even notary fees.
Geo S. Berry mayor of Mer-
el spent Wednesday in Abi
lene. He thinks Merkel will buy
'n A lUin Unlnn rC .rll a. 4-t S .
iuuu uiUDa-uiuuiiuuuua twuauuii
He argues that there is double
the acreage of 1900? and better
prospects than in that year and
as they bought 10000 bales in
1900 his estimate of 14000 for
1904 is extremely conservative
The death of Mrs. Clyde Cran-
ston at Midway has called out the
sympathy of that entire oommu-
ty as well as of the friends of the
family everywhere. The casket
was taken out by the hearse this
(Thursday) morning the funeral
services and interment taking
place today. Wo join in deep
sympathy to the broken hearted
...If the Fire Spirit...
appears and takes away
your proporty what
thon? You look for the
Inauranoo Polioy. Is it
in a oompany that set-
tles its losses promptly?
Will tho agent do his
best to holp you or
help tho oompany?
These are important
in oaso of fire and so
are important when you
place your insuranoo.
fVilf3 Just think over this
and then oome to us
Win stith & Co.
Real Estate and Insurance
I- -re I
that's what you got whon you uso vour
tea. It's pure woll cleaned and cured
where grown so that it has the real tropU
You'll Like the Taste. L
You'll Like the Price
a quarter of a pound will convinco you o
itamorits. TRY IT.
IE E S O 2sTS aBOOERT
f Good things to Eat
We were in error in locating
the Dr. L. W. Hollia sanitarium
on Pine street. Tho 'place is the
old Leave II plaoe extending frpm
Chestnut near South Sixth to
Oak the mansard roof house
whioh sets in grounds of several
aores in extent. Bids for re-
building the house will be opened
on Saturday. The grounds will
ho beautified as well as tho house
A Delightful Party.
Maxey and Singie Andrews
entertained fifty-two of their lit-
tle friends delightfully Wednes-
day afternoon. The occasion
was a most pleasant one to all
the guests in whose memory it
will remain fresh a long time.
Evory feature of the entertain-
ment was a dompleto success and
showed the thoughtf ulnoaa of tho
entertainers. In the drawing
contest Emmie Lowdon drew tho
first prize and Soth Sayles seo-
ond. A Que'st.
Now fall suitings.
S. W. Primes & Co.
D. R. WALL & COMPANY.3
That's what wethinkabout.
That's the way we make our money.
If we are not furnishing you your groceries wo
A trial order will convinoe you that our goods
are first-class in every respeot.
Don't buy a Typewriter until you have triod the PAY-S HOLES
Displacing other machines everywhere. Holds the World's Cham-
pionship for Speed. Durability provon; made of stool whore other
machines are wood. Tabulators Free with oaoh Fay-Sholes; other
maohinea oharge $20 extra. - 25 Fay-Sholes just placed in Largest
Dallas Business College after tnorough tost of durability speed fco
displacing other typewriters. All up-to-date people want a Fay-
Sholes Terms Given. Other machines takon on purohase.
Fay-Sholes on exhibition at Singer Sewing Maohino office. For
terms &c apply to
MRS. P. LINDSEY Agent.
Successors to J. P. Wooton.
Groceries Country Produce Grain & Hay
Wo have bought tho grooory store ot J. P Wooton 1033 south 2nd
and solicit a share of tho business of tho public in this lino Wa
will give you fresh goods honest weight oorroot prloos and treat
We have now moved to i 24 Pine Street and at
PREPARED FOR BUSINESS.
Wo now want to buy a homo or somo good vaoant property Wo have two calls to ront good house
and two parties want to secure furnished rooms. These people are coming to Simmons College and
will be good patrons and good citizens.
If you have any property you wish to dispose of or if you wish to buy or rent tell us your trouble artel
we will help you.
24 Pine Street.
EUGENE WOOD & CO.
Rtal Estate Reatal and ItuKff anc Ageatft
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Shook, L. B. Abilene Daily Reporter. (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 25, 1904, newspaper, August 25, 1904; Abilene, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth332995/m1/1/: accessed April 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Public Library.