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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 17 July 1891

i) 1 The Abilene Reporter. &i lh & U v ifv r "4 tit. v fi '. i A ) y . it- J VOL. X. ABILENE TEXAS FKEDAY MORNING. JULY 17 1801. NO. 29. ' ! WHAT IT TAKES TO MAKE A First. An absolutely heathful locality. To secure this good drainage and pure air rriiistbje hack Does Alta Vista suit you in this respect? Second. The growth of trees shrubbery and flowers. To secure them the soil must be well suited "and the location near the water mains. Does Alta Vista suit you in this respect ? Third. A convenient location to the public schools. To secure this the railroad must not be crossed the walk must be dry and the distance must not be great. Does Alta Vista suit you in this respect ? Fourth. An attractive location commanding a good view of the city and surrounding country. . To secure this the location must be considerably higher than other portions of the city. Does Alta Vista suit you in this respect ? Fifth. The location must be near enough to business and the churches for all the ...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 17 July 1891

y nv-nmw I-1 rr 1 spent two days last week which were pleasant in portion! and' exciting' in spots Larry Chittenden the cowi boy poet came down from his ranch near Anson Jones county Tex. to let his sunburnt brow plavpeclc-a-boowiih the yeasty billows. Last Tuesday he beamed in upon thetfews staff whom his delightful verses had made his ad rnlrers before his charming personality made them his friends. '.There is noth wg whatever Of the old time regulation poet about the appearance of Larry Chittenden. Me does riot wear a long tailed ill-fitting coat buttoned up un- comfortably in front nor are his locks Jong and tangled his eyes sad and dreamy his utterances stilted his voice sepulchral. Still less was there any suggestion about him of the wild and wooly cowboy; no spurs no six-shooter io whoop. With the exception of a sunbrowned face and a pair of Angli- cized whiskers he looked very much as he did a few years back when as an enthusiastic reporter he chased the elusive sensation up...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 17 July 1891

rw. fV 4jfy rry Rv ' Jjv & 'V' . w Wwld'i lAir MatUri. Tbe following address has been is sued by Mrs. Ed. F. Warren chief of the department of education in Texas of the World's fair exhibitions To the teachers of Texas: The i value to our state of a creditable ex hibit at the World's fair is patent to all. The. peculiar position in which V Texas is placed in regard to securing -f rnonev is also well understood. The association has however through wis- dom and foresight devised a plan that will enable our broad state to take the position she so justly merits. The teacher and children of Texa? arc to come to the rescue' and thrbugh their energies and patriotism erect the magnificent building in which she may display her wealth and products. The site which has been selected is one of the best on the grounds. President Hurley suggests that the following in- scription be placed over the main en- trance: ''This building was erected by the 600000 school children and their 13- b. have b...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 17 July 1891

p ' -jf vyptypn Iff" ' If LHPOMSKI s. St BRO S 1 if We commenced on Saturday July 4th our semi-annual clearance sale and will continue it through the whole month of July. Our entire stock will be closed out without reserve. This will be an important sale. A great many lines of desirable summer goods will behold out far E JJjjZj which cannot fail to secure this result. You cannot afford to miss this opportunity. SPOT CASH SECURES BARGAINS DURING THIS SALE. L LAPOWSKI & BRO. r Th Abilene Reporter. PUBLISHED AT ABILENE - - - TEXAS. FRIDAY JULY 17 i89t. JOHN HOENY JR. Editor. Office in. Retorts BuHding on Second Street Entered at the Abilene. Texas Fostofflce Second-Clan Hall Matter. Snbierfptloa Xts. e year........ ............. ....$1.50 Sionths.................. . 75 Three months 40 Forepaugh's great cirous will visit this country this year. The West Texas press1 boys are hav- ing a good time this week. Five children were bitten by a mad dog at Richardson Monday. The press boys o...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 17 July 1891

'W'T'X- v ' r T f?"" '" ' "" "' HJ' i ' 'J. i yFBil'!"7wrx' hyyir"vrjjr 'yyy ''qswp'gHip.vjy-ycy yT'g5pi--vv i';r'"W'P''vi'rirnvmr'f. - w-yft ' " y Mi u l4h $ . 4' I 4.1 't n t :v l f J t l V I k T. m A I CARTER & THE LAND Always Have BARGAINS in all kinds of REAL ESTATE 1.000000 acres of LAND $I.oo up. 1 136 acres Choice Suburban property. 546 LOTS $40.00 up. RESIDENCES $400.00 up. CHOICE BUSINESS PROPERTY. AGENTS foV the T. & P. R R. CO. and the FRANCO- TEXAN LAND CO. Lands in Taylor Jones SiIackkl- ford Fisheu Nolan Mitchell and Howard Counties. These are Choice Lands Low Prices Long Time and Low Interest. PERFECT TITLES TO KVERYTHING WE SELL AND ENEKYTHING STRICTLY AS REPRESENTED MAKING PUROHASRS ABSOLUTELY SAFE JUST1D SDBOTJKE. CALL AND SEE US over Bass Bros drug store on Pine Street; or write to us for DESCRIPTIVE PAMPHLETS which will be mailed FREE. We refer by permission to all the Banks of Abilene. SPECIAL r The Abilene Kindergarten Primary School. I have come 'o Ab...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 17 July 1891

y f r f f 7 -it ffflrfT 'PfT'wg'r'I?T' ' P(WLTR Y4)J WRTMMT Poultry Ifotei. By Trim In JsOuthem Fancier. The bright spring is here once more and the chirp of the young chick is again heard in the barn of the hen crank so mote if be. We must give them proper attention or we shall be chief mourner at many funerals during the next weeks. House them warm keep tlicm dry and feed liberally and you run but littie risk of loss. Do the reverse and well you'll Jearn some wisdom perhaps but it will be rather costly but then "bought wit is the best of wit" but better buy as small quantity as possible. "Here you crank" said a friend to mc the other day. ''Come up to my place and 1 will show you something you never saw before" I went along mid lo and behold what should I be- hold but a pew breed and one that I at once named Rose Comb Black Minorca and so they are. They are not Sports by any means. He liked the Minorca irr everything except the comb. So with a purpose in view he bred for a rose co...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 17 July 1891

f p7 t C' ) .s?)K Fpq 7'wim.' v A s hi A to f J. 1 The Sarhc:: at 4hi!anc on tho l:h. The Mall reporter through the kind- ness or V Beall Esq. of Roby took in the barbecue at Abilene on last Sat urday. We arrived there about 9 o'clock and soon after the procession was formed headed by the famous Abi- lene Light Infantry band and paraded through the town and a short distance "on the road to the picnic grounds. There were several Knights Templar in their handsome uniforms in the pa- rade and a great many members of the Blue lodge who participated in the ceremonies of laying the corner stone of the Baptist college now being built in that city. On the arrival of the procession at the grounds (he visitors were weir corned In an address by Gen'l Sayles. The laying of the corner stone was done rapidly owing to the intense heat and the crowd soon adjourned to the splendid arbor which had been built for the occasion and which was large and commodious and a splendid protection from the hot ra...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 17 July 1891

W ii j)71' ' - "- Answers te th Yarkis Letters freai Mil Sectlom Asking for Info? nation Abm tbe .Abilene Country. In the last few weeks we have re- ceived hundreds of letters from nil sec ttewsofthe United States asking in- formation about Abilene and the Abi- Urte country. The questions asked are almost as numerous as (he writers and to save time we have concluded Co attempt an answer to all questions t once and through the columns of Mir paper. ANSWERS The Abilene country occupies a cen- tral position in the state of Texas and ts reached best by the Texas & Pacific R. R. which runs through the middle of this country. Abilene which is the most important city in the Abilene country and in fact the headquarters for this Vast territory is on the Texas & Pacific railroad 200 miles west of Dallas. Among the best counties of the Abi- lene country are Taylor Nolan Jones -Fisher Stonewall Haskell and Calla- than. Of these counties the railroad runs through Taylor Nolan .and Calla-...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 31 July 1891

VOL. X. ABILXinl TEXAS TREDAY MOBNlXGr JULY 31 1861. JL NO. 31. k I K it 4 J r Wf LLl mATT. Of.Griiss Lake Mich. Talks About the Abilene Country. Among the visitors here this week the reporter met Mr. Wells Pratt of (rmta T.rt1f TirJi . whn Ja etrmnintr in t4( .... . .... ..D ... the city a few days. Mr. Pratt has V been over Texas for a good many years P and Was interested in a ranch In Bos niift rnnntv iinlil rfrfnllv. Hf 10 ivpII posted on Texas and is here with a view to moving his family from their home in Michigan to this city. C The reporter ventured to ask Mr. g Pratt how he liked this city and he said; J "Abilene is my pet town. It is a V perfect little city and I like it better thaU any place I have seen in the staje. The town will keep on growing because it has such an immense territory of rich country to draw trade from. I notice since I was here in the spring that Commercial block has bten put up also that they are now laying the foundation for a block of five more bric...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 31 July 1891

-W rnr; rvw ' -'. t fc. tM f v- . . ' .---- - X. Wf -w 1 ' Awwera to the Various Letters from I All feeUeiii Asking fer Infer- ' mtbn Abont the Abl ' lene Ceantry. ! " In the last few weeks we Iwve re- wnved hundred of Setters from all sec- ftions of the United States asking in ation about Abilene and the Am- country. The questions asked almost as numerous as the writers and to save time we have concluded to attempt an answer to all questions jat once and through the columns of s fin paper. .ANSWERS. I i The Abjlene countrV occurpies a ccn- ( ftral position in the state of Texas and fie reached best by the Texas & Pacific J JR. R. which runs through the middle ?f this country. Abilene which is the (most important city in the Abilene fcountrv. and in fact the hcadnuarters labr this vast territory is on the Texas !& Pacific railroad. 200 miles west of I Dallas. I Among the best counties of the Abi- niene country are layior noian joncs Fisher Stonevrall Haskell and Calla than. ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 31 July 1891

' a ( i ; 'v w"' u - . A LR J. 1 X v.-f- r k. 7 a r J W i-' POULTRY DEPARTMENT" Light Brabnat. The cut we ptesont in this issue Is a true representation of "Main bpring Boy" and mates "Nashville Maids;" the deliniation is by the artist. J. Henry Lee and the birds the property of Josh. G. Bailey of Columbia Tenn. Light Bramas are just at the head among fancy poultry and have held this position for a quarter of a. century tycjv and popular breeds conic and go but the "old reliable" still claims the honor ol first. At any exhibition you will find them the center of attraction; their beautiful black lacing gives such a pleasing contrast to their pure white bodies that they at once fix the atten- tionofthe amateur as well as the fan- cier and the oft.repuated exclamation "oh how beautiful" hardly passes from one before it is taken up by another. They are not only lovely to the eye but are profitable for flesh or eggs. Vhile they do not lay so many eggs as the Leghorn or Minorcas in the s...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 31 July 1891

w5?n uw . -"xrfr f " m it r ii Vw-: e m:$k ""ll u "V '1 iS. LHPOWSKI 5t BROS V SEMI-ANNUAL CLEARANCE SA g0qira0PCCI3OCglM6aSegta6fe6S99gei36666gS Lb We commenced on Saturday July 4th our semi-annual clearance sale and will continue it through the Vhole month of July. Our entire stock will be closed out without reserve. This will be an important sale. A great many lines of desirable summer goods will be sold out far 1r ' ' DaT COST PEICES which cannot fail to secure this result. You cannot afford to miss this opportunity. SPOT CASH SECURES BARGAINS DURING THIS SALE. S. L.AJ'CrWSK:! & BRO. ... r Arouna .xown. S. Lapowski is adding another room to his residence. Dr. Harrington's new residence is one of the prettiest in the city. Dr. Adams had electric lights put into his new hotel on Chestnut street. P. A. Williams is pushing the work on the Boatman block. The Pioneer mills company will start up the mills in a few days. Have you joined the .fire company? If not go and do so at once...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 31 July 1891

;pTuittiv jSjBsijqtanjf H1 JO "UiS 'Jsau Kldissjssji( am jo u?m mK 4. s.WJBM i i .-- TO- ' .iV" H CARTER & CARTER THE LAND AGENTS. Always Have BARGAINS in all lands of REAL ESTATE. a.j0oo ooo acres of LAND $I.oo up. 11136 acres Choke Suburban property- 546 LOTS $40.00 up. RESIDENCES $40000 up. CHOICE BUSINESS PROPERTY. . AGENTS for the T. & P. R. R. CO. and the FRANCO- TEXAN LAND CO. Lands in Taylor Jones Shackrl- fWt?rnn wtflirr M-vr t TVT.. . U a... . "".. ..! 'I t - irwi nwiis.iiVAHmuuiWLniuiiUWAuUUIlllCS. I I1CSC tare vhoice 11-ANDs. low r rices long iime and low in- 1 - " J - - T.EREST. ': . PERFECT TITLES TO EVERYTHING WE SELL AND ENERYTHING -Strictly as represented rf RAKING PURCHASES ABSOLUT LY SAFE JLIsTID SEOUHE. ci - CAA AND SF.F. IIS nwr Rncc RrnQ rlrurr ctrtrp nn Pino S reet; or write to us for DESCRIPTIVE PAMPHLETS w lich will be mailed FREE. iWe refer by permission to all the Banks of Abilene. V V I SPECIAL F01 RENT. Two nice offices for rent In Porter KlteOTC...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 31 July 1891

IhTi tJNN i i til kbWAMtfMtatMl m sq lai ! se t i itey rita .thf k; h THE S?KlfcF'w:STERI PRWREsS. Tint Social Condition! or North- Wtf Texas Most Jfavorable to Mental and Moral Advancement and Intellectual Enterprlie. Vow countries Preferable to Older One and the Bationate of their JDesslrabillty and Charm of Interest. afeataace of an Address Delivered by Jadge B. St. Wobb at Abilene Texas Ju y 4th 1801 and Boforo the West Texas Press Association at Balrd July 10th. As one looks over this section of country with its cities towns and vil- lages its numerous farms and ranches and its thousands of people and re- flects that scarclj more than ten years since th:s i.gion was almost an un- broken prairie with much less than an average of one house to each square mile of its territory the great con- trast between the condition of the country then and its condition now suggests to the mind an inquiry as to the causes the potential influences that have wrought this wonderful change nn so sh...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 31 July 1891

I J t -' -( The Cow Fea Crop. Uncle Jure Rusk has been experi- menting with cow peas at the South Carolina station and reaches the con- clusion that it is especially adapted to RLthe wants of the southern farmer. The .conclusion .is a purreci pne uui wny the department should take the (rouble at this late date to experiment with cow peas any more than corn and cot have been grown in large quantities in moft of tne southern states except Texas even since the oldest emanci pated was a little nigger and used to pick the peas. It was planted between the corn rows and took up no other cultivatible area. Its Jong roots enable it to stand long dry spells It grows so rapidly that the weeds cannot keep pace with it. It will produce more to the acre than almost any forage crop that can be grown and there is no forage to compare with the pea hay The last agricultural report says of the cow Dea Serine: "On an acre of ordinary land this crop will probably produce more digestible food than either...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 31 July 1891

rector 4ie exertion Is in Englarid and will amc. a flumucr v we great cngiin .ejtonal societies t6 participate in the dedication cereni6nies of the expos! ratuikiing9 in October 189a. The .dkoriuM (or choral music has been Cheated in the north court of the manu fkMmets' building. Texas has decided to set apart A spacious rooiri in its exposition build M for an exhibit' by the colored peo- gski of the state. 'Alabama may be represented in mfnature at the exposition by a series of comprehensive relief maps. A man J Mobile has brought out this scheme Juki proposes to show the mineral de- jaosits cotton belt vegetable farms and urerythlng else of interest in the state on n Hes of maps covering 20.000 3-0-sWC Commissioner Capt. G. P. Cotton 1 -rho is now at San Pedro Sula. Hon ' -d-sras stirring Up interest in the World's r fair has secured a collection of over 400 varieties of birds some of which arc quite unknown to the outside world which will be exhibited with other products from Hon...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 7 August 1891

""". ' ' . ii i i 1 1 mi i i. n . . i TjiE ABILENE EiEPQRTER. 1 U. i ( . ..I.. "- ' ....... -... ll.iM.lf.-n ...... 1 i.li 1 . '! ' ' ' ;! ' M.. -; . ' ' f) X J? x V W u ( 4 ) ?v .A- V VOL..X W V 1 ' " I1'1 ' "!'" I i i ' liKLHHMH lln . .. - --- t- - r - "Dear George you must buy us a homesitein Alta Vista at once ! I think they are perfectly splendid. I drove through there this morning with Mrs. J. and' we were both charmed. The view was just lovely the air seemed so fresh and pure and cool and I fam sure it must be the healthiest part of the -city. It is so high and so perfectly drained. You know George I think the latter the5 most important of all. Unless there is slope enough to make natural drainage however careful you may be yourself serious sickness is so often caused by the carelessness of neighbors." "Times are hard" you say. "I know they are dear and I wish we could wait but the location is so very desirable and from what Mrs J. says the price is so very reasonable that th...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 7 August 1891

r . v "' "Y" "TV '".'PS'in 'T J 1 1 i in i i i I I I flf' '"1" ll "" )" AisWtrt to the tni $tra fr All Swtieiw Asking f Ifr- afcttai AWt tko Aki- lene CwiHtry. In the last fetf wcelcs. We have re ccived hundreds of letters from all sec lions of the United States asking In- formation about Abilene and the Abi- lene country. The questions asked arc almost as numerous as the writers nd to save time we have concluded to attempt an answer to all questions at once and through the columns of our. paper. ANSWERS. The Abilene countrv occupies a cen- tral position in the state of Texas and is reached best by the Texas & Pacific R. R. which runs through the middle of this country. Abilene which is the most important city in the Abilene country and in fact the headquarters for this vast territory is on the Texas & Pacific railroad 300 miles west of Dallas. Among the best counties of the Abi- lene country are Taylor Nolan Jones Fisher Stonewall Haskell and Calla- han. Of these counties t...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 7 August 1891

a X fftr CetitlT Jxmlritin far tt ieafe to Jm Hwwtn JTorjMl Institate. Nolict is litrcby given that a eom pctitive examination or applicants Tot appointment to a scholarship in the Sam Houston normal institute will be held at Abilene in Taylor county Tcxa$ August aarid 1891. The fol lowing persons have been appointed as a board of examiners for tins the 43rd representative district to con duct said examination to-wit: Prof. B. G Foust of Abilene Gen. F W. James of Baird and Prof. Dj Speer of Roby. All .applicants for appoint- ment pass an examination before said board. Newspapers throughout the district are respectfully requested to copy.. Clarendon Texas July 27th 1891 J. N. Browning Representative 43rd district. The Alien J&and Law. As the alien Innrl l.iw is mnMi Aie- .cussed just npw we give the text of the law complete taken from the offi- cial volume. It will be noticed that the first section mentions the addition to theprerexisting law of 10a to 10'h inclusive. Section io...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 7 August 1891

I r The Abilene 'Reporter. PUBLISHED AT ABILENE - . - TEXAS. )hniJ !. m fi - - ....I. ' w "" . i .- FRIDAY AUGUST 7 1891 JOllfr JfOm JR. Editor. "' . ' ' M t '"' ' mim .111 iiwi -....i.m. .. 1 nw. . i 1 w ...--. Ottce In Kktortkr HaildinR on Second Street. ' "'! ..' " ' nilii i" asc. iaS: tertd t tbe Ablln Tex l'o'tofflce a fJecond-Clnw Mali Matter. Sntoeriptloa Kates. -(Me year..... k. ........ ..$1.50 Six month... ..... ...... 75 Tkrec month.... ................. 40 Abilene and Taylor county must be well represented at the World's fair. Vote for your friend for the "hew wagon we offer to the most popular farmer. The farmers are getting from$rooo $1500 a day now for the wheat they are selling. The St. Louis exposition opens Wednesday Sept. ad and closes Octo- ber 17th. The Austin Statesman is Out in a bran new dress and is as pretty as a red wagon. Our local World's fair commissioners must begin work in earnest soon. De- lays are dangerous. President Harrison has fired Quay and Dud...

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