Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 167, Ed. 1 Monday, March 20, 1911 Page: 2 of 8
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THE ABILENE Nil NER
BY ABILENE PRINTING COMPANY.
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THE MECCA OF llOMESEEKEKS.
Fttr pertaining to business snoulfi tie addressed to the
ttMr P Bomo particular department and not to Indlvid-
alj m In their nbaendo their mall will not bo oponod.
Drarj.checks and poetoffico and express orders should bo
rm4 payable to the ABILENE PRINTING COMPANY.
Skcrlbers falling to rfcclvo their papa regularly will
Mater a favor upon the management by reporting 6ame
to tfc business office. All papers should bo delivered by
:M each afternoon and it delivery is not maao by 7:00
'lock p. m. report same to tho business oco.
orroneous reflection upon Ihe charactertanding or
-rUtIon of any person firm or corporation which may
W?ar in the columns of The Reporter will be gladly cor-
rkd upon its being brought to the attention of the firm.
StwHaew an4 Circulation S. W. C-7; Roberts C-7One Ring
Editorial Office Roberts 151.
atetered ag- Becond class mall at Abilene Tc-as October
Dallas is having a lively city election campaign
ihttcta in tho field.
Keep the good work going on. See tho cement man
nd have him extend your sldo walk at once if you qwu
a piece of property in the paved district.
That Texas is tho Mecca of tilio homeseokers movement
has been abundantly manifest for tho pastyoar or two
from the steady inflow of Investors from mother States
of tho Union and the increasing record of real ostato
transactions in nearly every county of Ilia State. H
is no dluparagcment ta.other soctlons of tho stalo to say
that tho bulk of such Immigration h 13 been to South und
Southwest Texas where tho superior inducements of
cheaper lands and mlldor climate nrt offored. j
So heavy has- been this Immigration movement that the
railroads have fbund It necessary to Increase the blanket
rates from St. Louis and Kansas City to points in TcxaB
approximately 25 per cent for tho twofold purpdse of In-
creasing tho revenue to tho roads which at the existing
low rate is necessarily small and to conlluo ub much as
possible tho sale of sueh rcdnced rato tlckota to bona fide
In discussing tho lucreaso In tho rat etor puch ex-
cursion tjekets Joseph Hellcn general i.assonger ngcn
for lilio TexaB and New Orleans road is quoted as snylng:
"I know from personal knowledge that tho rpca has
been too low with tho Tesult that there had boon too
many homeBeckers come to Texas so much so In fact that
they had not time to handle one crowd be'ore ifao next
dnto of sale was reached. Ib It Is homt'S"eKcia' tick-
ets nro bclrig sold twice a mouth on th. first and
third Tuesday at each month. Some real esrnic men have
expressed themselves to the rallr wl official of bolng
in favor of only one sale a month 'or this ver reason "
While of course 'the advance in rates will have a
tendency to decrease the tourist movement it Is as
Mr. Hellen says not likely that It will materially re-
duce tho number of bona fide homescekors coming this
way. Texas has Inducements to offer so far superior
to those of most other sections of the country bidding
for immigration' that It is unlikely that the small id-
vnlico In tho price of tickets Just announced will de-
ter any one who has been made acquainted will these
inducements from coming here and Investigating -for
himself. Moreover tihe railroads themselves are hugely
responsible for the movement through the active ader
Using campaign they have carried on fo several years
andr now that these efforts are reaching fruition Oifjy
aro entitled to a' fair profit in nnnJUn nuch truffle.
Twenty-flvo million oranges wore shipped In a single
day from San Gernardlno and Colta California. It took
173 cars to carry them.
.The defect in the law which made It impossible for the
State Board of Health to enforce its sanitnry measures
Texas Is almost at the foot of the class and as It has
a long roau to travel nerore u can nope to reacn mo
Irrigation Is beginning to perform an Important partpInco 1L ought tQ occupy H fl graUfyh)g to know tnat
JS UlU UttVUlUIIlUCUk Ul HIO OIUIU D ivavun.. iuuuwuuo
of Idle land have been placed under cultlva-1
the start is to be no longer delayed. Representative
m acres ui iu. -uu ... u. v..w muC1 " " Hubbard ln 8)Cnking for the bill urged that Texas "Take
"""' J"'K ! ""-" v.....lo..uu OUJ '" q ronf rnrp nf tho hiuilfh of Its Htlzf-ns ns It flnpo of
. . .. .. .. . . . w -
the health of Its live stock.
been complaining recently
The live stock men have
of the lax enforcement of
The Kansas City Pucker estimates that 400 carloads of the mmrantlne regulations: hut with all that It is not
onions will be shipped from Laredo. Texas during the far from the truth to say tnat the jtate at jeast has done
Mil season to the Northern markets. ieas can noost more toward the protection of live stock from contagious
of tho largest) exclusive onion district in the South and
tho fame of the Texas Bermuda has reached all cor-
ners of the world. . -
Throughout the state there Is rapid development in the
"building of good roads which mean more for the agri-
cultural prosuerity than anything alse before the public.
All over Texas as never before good roads are being built:
at a cost of many thousands of dollars
Tho agricultural awakening of Texns Is nothing less
lhan marvelous. From every section of the state comes
the announcement of tho discovery or nw wonder in the
Agricultural world of Increased acreage "and a general
advancement in the uverngo yield or Texas land?.
April Is convention month in Abilene and every Citizen
twants the town to present an attractive appearauceJ
Proporty owners ln tho paved district should get busy
and oxtend the side" walks to tho new curb lines and thus
add t the general appearance of the city two-fold.
About 700000 of oats were harvested in Texas during
1910 the 'yletld varying from tewnty to sev'enty-five
"bushels per acre and the total amounting o about 24-
.325000 bushels. Moro attention than ever is being paid
lo tho oat crop by Texas farmers and Texas ranks
"with the best oats producing States In the Union.
Tho Beaumont Enterprise Is published down in the
rico belt of Texas and i'tf editor Is a sensible fellow
and a loyal citizen of his county. He: is advocating the
placing of rice on tho bill of fare of the army. He calls
attention to the fact that rice is a heal'thful food that
it can be obtained at reasonable figures and urges the
authorities to try it.ns a regular army diet. The Enter-
prise is to be commended upon its efforts to have the
products of its horn? properly recognized. v
of the Cinco Cignr which proves its
qualify. OUR Cincos are just like
they come from the factory fresh
moist soft. Just right. Wehavcoth-
ts not so well knowu but of equal
quality. Try one out of our case.
OLDEST FIRE IHSURANCE ABCY
THE BRADFIELD DRUG GO.
Louis Montgomery Trop.
diseases than it has done for the protection of its peo
ple. The State Health Board ought to enforce its code
rigorously now that it has undoubted authority and
municipalities ought to co-operate with it enthuslas-t
Ically. .Texas towns must be madp to acquire the habit
of cleanliness even if it should be necessary to visit
tho extreme pains of 'the law upon those citizens who
rebol. Dallas News.
Iast Week on his farm near CotuUa President Kerr of
tne stocjunans national uank or Cotuiia discovered a
rich deposit of coal while sinking a well on his land.
The deposit was reached at a depth of only sixty feet
and is one pf the most promising veins uncovered ln
Texas in recent years. Arrangements are under way
for developing the field shafts are being stink and ma-
chinery is being placed for working the mine on a
Inrge scale. The coal fields of Texas are unexplored
but the government has examined a portion of our coal
field and' estimates a deposit of 31000000000 tons. If
Wo continue to mine our coal at the present rate It will
tako 1C.90O years to get this coal out of the ground
Oil development i$ becoming moro active In 'deferent
sections of the state and local capital and independent
operators are becpmlng actively interested In the devel-
opment of this Industry. Reports from Tocos' county say
that much prospecting is going on in that section; wells
are also being drilled inside the city limits of Longview.
n tho San Antonio fields muchirogress is being made
and additional wells are being suifli. Reiser Is a new
gas and oil center lately opened n'p. Texas oil and gas
Hefts rank among the first In tlte nUlted States and tho
product that" makes millionaire's while you wait flows ln
Inexhaustible quantities frpmrinmimerable wells through-
out tho state and Texas f thus enabled to offer added
Inducements to Industrial enterprises in 'the way of
Rich Fori Dnjr
"No man can come lthu a thous-
and miles of what a hard up follow
-will do when he suddenly has n bag
of gold dropped fnto his lap and Is
told to-enjoy himself' 3aid Elvvard
Hqghes sporting editor vf tho Seat-
tle Times who is In Macon. Mo. this
week viBlting his brothers r. K. and
John R. Hughes tho lawyers.
"Ono calm night invI897 the Port-
land palled into Seattle and quietly
dropped anchor. Next morning aon
roughly clad men went upnut town
showing to friends here and there
handfuls at gold nuggets. Before
nightfall tho story of the Klondike hack the best he could find in town
waB lenown in every household fix thrsj and sleek draft horses wPi long
town and It seemed that nine out of. flowing tails. Ntot ho chartered tho
every ten men wero arranging to go 'guadlest sportiest appearing open back
there. Senators lawyer preaqhrrs.jhe could 'find bought a new suit with
doctors policemen clerks noon of ov-jbig brass buttons and n tall tilo wlty
cry stamp rushed feverishly "around a shamrock on it. Tho top of the
town purchasing outfits and arrang-.hack was thrown bnck so all could
feast their eyes on Jerry urtj his de-
"Tho dignified driver had his v'Jiitfi
mapped out through Ihe principal bus
be took in washing to fee.! tho duke's
children and she had a pMty rough
time doing iU By and by when Mrs.
Jerry would have swapped hr title
for a sack of flour Jerry pounced sn
with tho goods. Ho had muln u bt'U"
several thousand dollnrs. Tlwn bo
began to show 'em R was a pn-
day performance and tho blggaat thing
In town while It lasted. He git some
rainbow Clothes for himseVundM p'ug
hat. The duchess wns allovrcd to se-
lect her own regalia and that of the
children it was loud enough to dis-
tract attention from a brass band.
"Then Jerry bought a fine varnished
and tell us what you thlnK.
"At noon the gorgeous equlpag" wa3
stopped In front of a high-toned res-
taurant nnd a menial dispatched after
good things for Mr. and Mrs.Jerry and
tho little Jerrys to eat. The meal was
brought to tl'e hack by obseijuibus
waiters and the occupants calmly ato
in tho presence of n encoring multi-
tude When the family had finislitd
their repast and had decoriously v ash-
ed their fingers in tho bowls and drl'd
them Jerry tipped tho waiter a $10
gold piece each and then lighted n
2bc cigar and drovu magnificently
"A few days later I saw him stmO!
Ing alongside his hack nt the old
stand soliciting trade as ho formerly
did. But ho had had his fling for out
glorious day nd was entirely satisfied."
log for transportation to Skaguay.
Among tho crowd was a hnckman nn
honest hard-working cha.) who lived
end day on what he had earit'il the
day before as most of ub verc doing incss and residence strew and wu
-at that time. I irjtructed tt drivo slow Jerry bad
"Jerry left his wife benlnl ;o look.nothlngto hide. Ho nnd nis wlf bow-
after the kid telling her wh'jn. he ed aa they encountered acqmtalnnuM.
hl pile taey wluid Hve llko a aa much aa to say:
mnke aad 4cfcu. Th$ ducheai-to-J ".Now jUBt cast your eysa on tills
Not a Word 6t Scandal
marred tho call of a neighbor oi Mrs
W. J. Spangh of Manville Wyo. who
Bald; "sho told mo Dr. King's New
Life Pills had cured her of obstiuato
kidney trouble nnd made her fe'I
ililco a new woman." Easy but sine
remedy for Btomacb HVer and kidney
troubles. Qnly 25c at McLemore-BaP8
Through Sleepers to
daily via the
Professional and Business Directory
Th Hub of Central West Texas
DR. JOSEPH DALY
Eje Ear Nose and Throut.
Best Service Always
For trip anywhere
G. S PENTECOST.
Fort Worth Texaa
Office one block west of PoBtoffico
L. W. HOLLIS M. D.
Hours 10 to
4 to C p.
a. m. 2 to 4 p. m.
D1U W. ALFRED COCHRAN
Office in Alexander
At Hollis Sanitarium 8 to 10 a. m.
Office Sayles Building RoomB 10-17.
WILL STITII & CO.
BRIU1ANT HEW MEXICO
TWO GRADES OF COLORADO
TWO GRADES OF M'ALESTER
A GRADE OF TEXAS
TWO KINDS OF ANTHRACITE
TWO KINDS OF BLACKSMITH
All of the above grades of
domestic coal are the best
from the district they are
Office over Citizens National Bank.
W. 0. SHACKELFORD
Hardware Tin and Iron Worker.
W. C. NEAL
Office over Comptou's Drug Store.
Office phono 709 Roberts; Residence
J. 31. Estes J. 31. Alexander
Office in Alexander Building and
DK. C. 31. 3IcCAULEY
BASE BALL GOODS
MIS eillt CMPMV
A. R. CHRISTOPHER Prop
MOTZ & CURTIS
Ofllce over Citizens National Bank.
J. W. BOGAR &. CO. Dry Goods and
Clothing. Corner Pino and North
FULWILER ELECTRIC CO. Dealera
in Electrical Supplies. Facing
SINGER SEWING MACHINE OFFICE.
ROOM l W. P. Bounds de&Ur
iu Real Estate.
ROOM 2 Eugone Debogory Attornei
ROOM 3 S. A. Pitzer Agt. Colorado
Nut. Life Assurance Co.
ROOM 4 and 5 Ben L. Cox Lawyar.
ROOM C-r-B. A. Cox Lawyer.
JROOM 7 J. W. Moffett Lawyer.
Rooms 8 9 10. 11 Klrby & Davldaoa
ROOM 12 D. G. Hill Lawyer.
ROOM 13 Elton F. Reed Stenograpkar
tOOM 14 C. McCauly Mgr. McCau-
ley Land Company.
ROOM 14 Praetorians Laughlln it
ROOMS 15 1C 17 18 Sayles & Saylei
ROOMS 19 and 20 Southland Life
Jesse Cannon Agency Director.
ROOM 23 H. J. Bradshaw Railroad
Builder and Promoter.
Room S5 Dudley Implement & Mfg.
Company Manufacturers of Dudley
100MS7 2 ahd 28-" Branch ofllce H.
Dun & Co. Glen L. Cprrle Mgr.
OM 29 B. B. BatCB State Manager
Cary Iombard Young Co. Lum-
ber Dealers. f
ROOM 32 Russell Bros. & Co.
Dealers in Land and Insurance.
OOM 33 C. R. Lee Broker in
Merchandise and Grain. '
ROOM 341. H. Harris district man.
ager American Home Life Insurance
Palaco Barber Shop Hot and Cold
ROOM 35 Clarence Lanius Brick
Phone your orders '.?
W.L.LILLY & CO.
Successors to M. D. McNat. & Co.
for all kinds of Feed.
S. W 2C4
Harris the Druggist
Wo have Just received our Spring stock of WALL PAPER. The
designs and colorings for this year show many novelties. Buying
in carload lots enabldg us to mako low prices for first-class goods.
Dealers and Paper Hangers! Our Prices aro as Low as Chicago.
You can save time and Money at tho
Ralph Paint & Paper Co.
4th and Pine Streets
Give ub an opportunity to prove our
ability to fill your grocery require-
ments to your entire satisfaction at
lower prices than you can secure elso-
where J. W. Evans
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Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 167, Ed. 1 Monday, March 20, 1911, newspaper, March 20, 1911; Abilene, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth333979/m1/2/: accessed September 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Public Library.