Abilene Daily Reporter. (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 25, 1904 Page: 2 of 4
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Lawn Aug 24. One of the
t. 8adeat boourrenoes that ever took
plaoe in-this oommunitjr happen-
d Sunday morning at the home
bf E. A. Martin when he com-
mitted suicide by. shooting him-
Belf through "the head with a
Winchester. No cause is known
further than bad health. In his
death we lose a good neighbor
citizen and friend. We extend
our sympathy to the family.
Will Cope has beeen to Abi-
lene to' visit home folks a few
Miss Graoe Maddox is visiting
relatives at Roscoe.
Elsie Harkrider is recovering
. from a snake bite received sev-
eral days since.
C W. Dyer is hauling lumber
to build a new house.
Mrs. Harkrider's mother of
Abilene has been visiting her for
Rev. Wt S. Maddox is holding
& meeting in Coleman county
John Henderson made a trip to
"TTuscola last Sunday. We are
sure that he was welcome.
Our little burg was thrown in-
to a fit of xoitoment a few days
ago over the departure of Elliott
" Bakerand Will Elliott when they
K 21 nil BfllltA srcat dread f pla
Ml 1111 IWlllll and danger attendant upon
'vVFWU If Mill W tho most critical period
1 of her life. Becoming
j mother ehonld be a ourca of joy to all but tha tuffering and
4anger incident to tho ordeal make its anticipation ono of misery.
' Miker' Friend it the only remedy which relieves women of the great
Ipaia and danger of maternity ; this hour 'which is dreaded as woman's
Myaratt trial is not only made painless but all the danger is avoided
by its use. Those who use this remedy are no longer despondeat or
gloomy; nervousness nausea and other distressing conditions are
'yercome the system is made ready for the coming event and tke
swrious accidents so common -to tho critical
hor an obviated by the use of Mother's fvstsK Aawtv
FtityL "It is worth its wo.jht in gold" MIIIIIPP X
ay many who hav used it. fx.oo per 111 vIllVI V
Wttk at drug stores. Book ontaiainf 4")
Tateable information of interest to all woman will sTWlAawml
att to any addreM frea upom application U MI
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forget the Libtaty Contest.
went off in a little one-horse
wagon and deolared their inten
tion to go to the Worlds Fair;
the last we saw of them they were
headed toward the Conoho river.
On investigation we find that two
young ladies were the oause of
this rash act.
- Ho Got His Wife.
She was a dear little girl. JETer
mother had taken her into a toy
store to buy a doll and her young
mind had fluctuated long between
the fascinating boy dolls and the
charming girl dolls there displayed.
Sho looked longingly from one to
tho other At last she fixed on a
boy. Then? holding him up for.her
mother to inspect "Mamma" she
said gravely "ho needs a wife."
Needless to 8ay she got the girl
An Jmpretaion of Wasto.
"There's mighty' few people" said
Fanner Comtossel "that knows
what to do with a farm after they
"I have noticed that" answered
tho girl with frizzes. "They" always
insist on filling the whole place up
with corn and oats and things when
they might have such lovely tennis
courts and golf linkB." Washing-
New fall street hats.
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An Unhlstorio Landmark.
When Mr. Justin J Smith visit-
ed tho towns along the Kennebec
river in endeavoring to trace exactly
Arnold's march from Cambridge to
Quebec ho inquired everywhere for
traditions and especially for relics.
Jn his book he gives this incident as
a result of one such inquiry:
"Near tho point where the army
left tho Kennebec are four or five
acres of cleared ground and two
small farmhouses. Mr. Smith in-
quired of tho venerable proprietor
of one' of these places if there were
any evidences in the vicinity of Ar-
nold's march through the country.
" '0h yes replied the old man.
'There used to be a big rock in my
mowing field with MB. J).' A." on it
but the old thing was in the way
and I blasted it out
" 'What did those letters mean
"B. D. A."?' asked Mr. Smith.
"'Why Bonnie Dick Arnold of
An actor on a train left his grips
in the spat and went forward to the
diner. When lie returned to his
compartment" and glanced around
fpr his belongings ho found that
they had disappeared lie. looked
searchingly into the faces of his fel-
low passengers for information but
discovered nothing but a peculiar
smile.. The only man in the car be-
sides the comedian who wasn't smil-
ing was a kind faced littlo mnnwho
was manifestly jll atease. Present-
ly this littlo"maninTcply"to a stern
look of mute inquiry pleaded apolo-
getically "I am really very sorry
but when you didn't return to your
seat at that laBt station I supposed
you had been left behind so to savo
you trouble and anxioty I threw
your bags out of tho window as wo
were leaving tho station."
He Knew tho Instrument.
Mr. Clancy tho. blacksmith had
Bprained his wrist and wont to tho
doctor. Tho doctor started to take
down a bottle of fluid from his cab-
inet but found tho bottle empty.
After a moment's search he called
for liis assistant and said: "Will you
got mo a couple of those phials from
tho closet upstairs?"
u'iicr cried Mr. Clancy in
alarm "Sure if yo'ro goin' to work
nt it wid tools can't yo take a
smoother wan?" Life.
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What it is to' bo a genuine single
minded' .egotist is illustrated in a
French volume by a story of Mmo .
du JJelrant a celebrity of .the eight-
eenth century. Mine du Deffant
was a great Invalid and sp'ent most
of her time in bed but this fact did
not prevent her from receiving a
great deal of company.
One day when she was thus in
bed several guests arrived and were
admitted. They all began to shiver
and pull their cloaks around them.
"What I" exclaimed the invalid.
"Is it cold here?" " -
"It is sjmply freezing" answered
"Thank you fpr telling me" said
Sho rang a boll. Tho guests sup-
Eqsed sho Was sending for a maid to
uild lire but when tho servant
came in Mme. du Deffant said:
"Ameljef bring mo in ny down
Having given this order she -began
a conversation about other mat-
ters. A Hospitable Heart.
Mr Frederick Goodall of thp
Boyal academy tells in his "Rem-
iniscences" a good story of Jenny
Lind. The Swedish singer" never
quite mastered our language and
ljor habits of thinking and feeling
remained just what they had been
in tier childhood.
Ilpr ideosin English wcro perfect-
ly charming although thpy wore ex-
pressed with a foreign accent.' Tho
naivete in many pf hor remarks was
Qncp when tho tnlk turned on tho
subject of ntico an animal for which
ladies are behoved to entertain feel-
ings akin to terror why I have
never been able to understand
Jenny Lind contributed to tho dis-
cussipn of tho. quaint phrase:
"I have a hole in my heart "tor zo
( How Sound Travels
In day air at 93 degrees sound
travels 1112 feet per second or
about 775 miles per liour; in water
4900 feet por second; in iron 17-
GOQ feot ior second; in. copper 10-
378 feot per second and in woqd
from 12000 to 16000 feet per Beo-
ond. It has also been proved that
tho sound of a boll can bo heard
45000 feet through watpr and that
when the 6amo bell was rung in tho
opn air it could b heard but 45 ti
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Careful buyers are snapping up our bargain in paint..
- Do you know about it?
Until Sept.' 1st NOT afterward we will sell Bass' Best
Paint at the wholesale prioe of SI. 25 gallon regular price -81
50 . We do this to introduoe it. We want you to see
what it will Ho. It is made espeoially for this climate.
We guarantee satisfaction.
BASS BROTHERS DRUGCo
Making Home Attractive
That is1 the one desire
of every woman. She
4can gratify this desire
if she trades here be-
cause our styles of f tir-
nittire are new and the
prices suit all people.
We will trade for yo&r
Having purchased the Abilene Roller Mills we have thoroughly-
overhauled it and put it in first-olass shape adding new and mod-
ern machinery where needed. jBxperionood mill men aro in charge
and our produots will meet our claims for it. Will do an exohango
business or will buy your wheat We promise good sbrvioej prompt
and courteous treatmonfc and satisfaotion in every case. Gomo and
see us and thus help us to givo this country tho very best of mill
accommodations. We burn wood and not ooal ( fcl
fn '-wSR. sf
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second - hand furniture.
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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/m1/2/: accessed April 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Public Library.