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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 7 August 1891

.V- li ' " ' " I' " " .-.....--.. I I ..H.I 1.1 I nlilliiWi.liy.l.l .... . n.fiWiw.iiilf.-.ii... ! J.feiMH-rf I !! nai-M K YEAR OF PLENTY. DGNT buy a t place to MM untfl you A r r LOOK at W'h ' A I The farmers of the Abilene country have experienced.. a seaspnof plenty and the Reporter Wants to know who among them ail is ttie most popular. ;- " ' ' '''"' ;"'"'' . To this end we ofief a light running HARRISON a to the most popular farmer in the Abilene country embracing the following counties : Callahan Shacklefoird Jones Stone wall Haskell Fisher Nolan Runnels and Taylor. i ....i-.i'i -.i .. .i.H. i m..i... .-1 .. i .... .-mil. ii M -y.n. i i ...- RULES OF All Votes must be cast upon the.dcupons printed in this paper elsewhere and no vote will be Counted when otherwise cast. ' '' f ' . ' . " '' Theontest will close on the evening of the 26th of November; and no votes will be counted that are received after 6 o'clock p. m. of that day. . The coupons should be cut out evenly from the ...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 7 August 1891

" r"'V'Y; MBLTar DEPARTMENT High Scares Scothg thu record of a recent strain I observe that tlie winning birds in the i' Miwgle Comb Brown Leghorn class from oq i-a to 07. This leads sto suggest the improbability Of the oorrectness of such scores At the If 6 York show last year the highest jaotre for Single Comb Brown Leghorns rsif I remember cprrectlyf 94 best ock.t. At the show under consid- crtiH the cocks scored 96 and 96 3-4. Mow. if those cocks arc worthy oi such aores they are worth at least $too neh. For my part I doubt much '.wliether a cock of the breed under consideration ever justly scored 95 ' Hwnts or over and I have seen a good wny. Would it not be better to ap- tply the standard and encourage the improvement of stock? At the rate .some tire judging it will be necessary 4dore long to add a few points to the iod to give then room to score. But if they will apply the standard it seems tt me that with the many varied hues and fine points of the Brown Leghorn wtHere fs pl...

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

I ' f f & y R' (T V b i i THE SGUTffS NEED A lint-Claw MagMlWto Xo'fle'ct Its Sentiments. BUI Arp Talks About th Malice of Northern liitoraturo Towards the South Somo lacta Not Gener- ally Known. Atlanta Constitution Please let me say something about our press and dur litcratutc. Rev. J. W Scott In his paragraphic penciling in the Constitution says that the great need of the south is a first-class maga- zine that will reflect the soul and senti- ment of the southern people. Mr. Scott is perhaps the ripest scholar that writes for the southern press. His contributions arc always entertaining and instructive. He has had experi- ence in 'magazine work and -gave us while it existed the best monthly pub- lished since the war. But "lie was ahead of the times and his labor was hot sustuined. He is right in believ- ing that now is the auspicious time. Our people are tired of the injustice and unfairness and the malice of north- ern literature. Judge Gunby of Mon- roe La. said to me the o...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 7 August 1891

' The 3tT Wl" Visit AVileflB an HFhat They . ' - c Gi.St Flanary representing the Cat ba Tobacco company was here Wed- nesday. While soliciting business he took time to remark to Rambler that Abilene .was a good town- "Capt. Adams representing WD. t Cteaveland k Co.r Houston is one of he boys who "make" Abilene regularly uy here as long as possible. K E. M Boyd is a resident of the Jteen of the Prairies and a. heavy weight among the boys. He sells gro- ceries and tells his customers he uses his own goods; a pretty good January argument but it don't go when the thermometer registered 96 in the shade. Charley Swink sells light goods and is not troubled with heavy grips .and excess baggage charges. .He represents the Mutual Life of New York and spends much of his time in Abilene. W. S. Scott has been doing the city 1 the past week in the interest of Collins & Armstrong Fort Worth. The hotels of this city catch the boys and they make it a point to get here as often as possible l.uke...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 14 August 1891

t 'X ft: .3 VOL.vX. ABILENE TEXAS SSIDAY MORNING AUGUST 14 1801 W P "i NO. 33. Vt "' If. you don't want to live in Abilene. If you don't want a. home of your ft .a r -. -f . . ' ' ' nmV r; t t t . r own. 1 itBMBI V 1 u ? ft ' P pk . fc f v Wf w 'Si " i f . Every citizen in Abilene is perfectly familiar with the many advantages pos- sessed by Alta Vista as residence prop- erty. We are anxious for a Terse Taking and Truthful description of same. We therefore offer a premium of $10.00 to the person who will write the best T. T. T. description of Alta Vista settirig forth its superior advantages and special desirability fdr home sites. The same must not exceed 30 words "Alta Vista" not counting however of- ten the words occur. All descriptions must be mailed to Anderson & Anderson Abilene Texas. On outside of envelope must be written Alta Vista T. T. T. The name of the contestant must be written on a separate slip of paper and enclosed in same envelope. No description will be receiv...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 14 August 1891

4' .?" ry x i f. f" vr f "I" f1 :p 'ff TTPpV' y; . r i Aaorftr t the Tunes letter from All Section Asking for Infor- mation Atwit the Abi- lene Country. In the last few weeks we have re eeivetl hundreds of letters from all sec tfoiis of the United States asking in- formation about Abilene and the Abi- lene country. The questions asked are almost as numerous as the writers mk) to save time we have concluded td attempt an answer to all questions at once and through the columns or oar paper. ANSWERS. The Abilene countrv occupies a cen tral position in the state of Texas and is reached best by the Texas & Pacific K. R. which runs through the middle of this country. Abilene which is the raost important city in the Abilene country and in fact the headquarters for this vast territory is on the Texas & Pacific railroad aoo 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 the rail...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 14 August 1891

x fa f 1 V ' H u- sr h k WF w Lecnnte ?ear. In view of (lie interest tit pear cul- ture anil the number of trees planted in Galveston cquny perhaps Jrrttir read- ers would like to hear how thu utorm king treated my orchard. The trees were heavily loaded and to look at the ground on Monday morning after the storm one Would suppose but 'a few could remain on them but I am happy to say that the fruit clings with such a tenacity that there is yet quite a fair crop. We picked up 610 bushels of the LeContcs which if allowed to hang until fully developed would have measured at least 1500 arjd there are now fully 400 bushels' of Kieffers on the ground not more than one-fourth grown that represents 1500 bushels more. On account of the extraordinary spring drouth the crop is two weeks late but is swelling rapidly since the rain. Nearly all of this fruit grew on 400 trees- We measured six and one- half bushels taken from beneath one LeConte tree and I am satisfied that there are six bushels at...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 14 August 1891

zt I I I t J ;i a K v H l . . 4 " i i i . i t H m: i the Abilene Reporter.. PUBLISHED AT ABILENE ... TEXAS. FRIDAY AUGUST 14 1891. JOHN JWENYy JR. Editor. 'OCce lb foKrbpiTRR Building on Second Street. ftterI tb Abilene Tex Fwtofflc Second-ClAM Mall Miller. Bntieriptloa Bates. One year. ...............$1.50 Six month!.. ....... 75 Three month!;. .... ....... 40 The commissioners' court at Mid- land paid for thirteen thousand rabbit scalps last Week. i j-jj Three thousand dollars in gold were stolen from an Chio bank a short time since. There is no clew to the thief. Rain has fallen every day during the week in Abilene and vicinity and a good cotton crop is almost assured. Officers of the national capital sav. ieg building and loan association of Chicago have been arrested for swind- ling. The city marshal of Houston has been accused of improper conduct by the city attorney and will be impeached before the city council. There are about five hundred thous- and pensions on the governme...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 14 August 1891

' ' "-...'"...' ' . . . ' ' ' ' "' ' buy a pace to build until yon k YEAR OF PLENTY. v i I I . n DONT LOOK at fc V R f f r. .y V ;. n .1 j v i.vn.iuHigwi ni iiuiitut v.uumiy nave uajjuj ii:ui;i:u u j season of plenty and the Reporter wants to know who among them all is the most popular. if. -To this end we offer a light HARRISON to the most popular farmer in the Abilene country embracing tHe following counties: Callahan Shaqkleford Jones Stone wall Haskell Fisher Nolan Runnels and Taylor. : RULES OF CONTEST. AMVMWWWMWM t t All votes must be cast upon the coupons printed in this paper elsewhere and no vote will be counted when otherwise cast. The contest will close on the evening of the 26th of November and no " votes will be counted that are received after 6 o'clock p. m. of that day. The coupons should be cut out evenly from the papers and sent in to this office in any quantity. As will be noticed there are two cupons in each paper one of which en- titles the holder to a vote for e...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 14 August 1891

'P " i HTwllri IH' l.Hfi KM il ni!'llH il .it j wiiiiIiiiiiiUIiWDJwI f -irfrm- - -. i POULTS DEPARTMENT. was much Amused in reading a piece Some time ago entitled '-Setting k Hen." 'Hie writer put in a good strong plea for the old ben doing her own setting I Agree with the writer for I had much rather the old hen would do the setting than I or some one else. Bui as to choosing her own place I do not believe she is reliable ever time. lithe hen has liberty as they all do when their owners raise mongrels it is good for her to choose her own nest and place to set. for if she does not the owner is not likely to choose one far. her and the consequences are he would be minus spring chickens. In winter yotf will find the hen finding as warm place as possible and in summer a cool place; but a great many times the hen does not choose aright for there may come up a cold or a wet spbll the hen did not dream of when she selected the place to incu- bate and the consequences are she leaves the ne...

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Source: The Portal to Texas History
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 14 August 1891

IK ft' fe Agricultural Depression. 'there Is no sense in denying the fact that there is in existence at this time a very serious depression among the farming masses as a whole. Per- sons may be found ready to say the depression is no worse now than it has always been but in such statement they wdutd be entirely beyond he boundaries of truth. We well know that it is common enough for farmers to complain and this has been the prevailing way with them since the days of Ad m. When the season turns out an unfavorable one for cropsthey com- plain and predict next door to starva- tion for all the people engaged in their Calling and when the season is entirely allriglit' throughout they complain of possible over-production resulting in low prices and worry themselves almost to death over the fact that their barns are too small to accomodate their crops but it is not that kind of com- plaint now had under consideration it is something entirely more serious. The depression is real with a fair...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 14 August 1891

U' f it lt :t TCXAC KXHI1IT CAM. my Make & Ten Strike at the Fair. Atii Parsers' Contention. Virginia III. August 6 1891. "Wc arc on the ground and Up to our jres in missionary work. The' side track built to this euormous fair and oaventlon was completed on our af- wvfal. We were welcomed with bands tmsic. Procession of farmers sim- sjty immense. When the exhibit cars wore opened it required four policemen woteep the crowd in line. Extra va- tgxnt expressions of admiration about Texas' exhibit are heard on every side. "You have no idea how hungry the peo- ple are for Texas literature. Three aen busy handing tt out; farmers in line waiting for rt. Gov. Hubbard's speech to-day w'dl be the event of the week's fair and convention. Already -sre have received a large list of names who are going to Texas. We are keeping a register for future use. Our route from Texas here was an ova lion from beginning to end. Fort Scott Kan. and Nevada Mb have immense delegations and write-ups in fici...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 21 August 1891

mw " - . Y.nn ; r ('""''' TO" " T ' p 'HTl' . )!' ITTsTfT p' ? -TSjpWWVr '-7'vi ( '7)nyVTv? t--. --v ii v tj ) :" T"' ' '.''jf T V 1-" r' t 0 The Abilene Reporter. tOL. X. ABILENE TEXAS FRIDAY MORNINGr. AUGUST 21 1891. NO. 34. i m. wi.i- Jih 11 tfm.A.wi 4? ft A I k 0. W. POPS Has Farmed Successfully in Taylor County for Eight Years. Mr. C. W. Pope lives south of Abi- lene between Elm and Cedar creeks and has been in this country eight years. He is originally from Georgia but lived in Eastern Texas twelve years. Speaking of Taylor county Mr. Pope said "I like this country much better than either Eastern Texas or Georgia for many reasons: In the first place the climate suits me it being neither too hot nor too cold In the second place my family have good health here. There are four of us and I haven't had to call a doctor in Ave years. In the third I have rich land and it yields crops that pay well for the ' money and labor invested. "Besides these we have good sch6ols and churches an...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 21 August 1891

! -mxfiv 't-)t" rf'yiirjmf? ' m'?lfr1'"ri''iH - yTv ' "W-i'' TP . jf 't 'i 0j ' ' " Afttwm to the Taneat Xotteri from All Rte'.ieni Asking far Infer- 'teattai AVMt tkB AM- 'letinCevntry. In the last few weeks we have re- ceived hundreds of letters from all sec lions of the United States asking in- formation about Abilene and the Abi- lee country. The questions asked Me almost as numerous as the writers and 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 cbuntrv occupies a cen- tral position in the state of Texas and is reached best by the Texas & Pacific H. 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 Sc Pacific railroad 200 miles west of Dallas. Among the best counties of the Abi- Jene country ore Taylor Nolan Jones Fisher Stonewall. Haskell and Calla- han....

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 — 21 August 1891

f ' V -i ! ' A u t $ )& F. 4 r- TEXAS EXHIBIT CARS 1 Attracting Marked Attention at Ey . ery Stopping Place. People Learning: Much They did not Know About Toxas Gov rnor Hubbard's Addroses A Groat Tour. Petersburg Ills. August 9.lThe Texas exhibits cars are now at this place and will remain here for two days and will then go to Springfield the capital of the state where they will make a stop of three days and then go to Havana the heart of the white corn belt of the United States. Ever since the cars left the LpneJ Star state they have attracted atten- tion wherever they made a stop if only for a few moments. At Parsons Kan. and Nevada Mo. large crowds board ed th;m and viewed the wonderful products of Texas. When they arrived at Sedalia Mo. a delegation of citizens and Missouri Kansas and Texas officials waited on the directors Colonel W. B. Slosson and. Governor Hubbard and insisted upon a reception which was granted and held in Forest park Governor Hubbard made a short addres...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 21 August 1891

"' r Tjr' T- The Abilene Reporter. PUBLISHED AT ABILENE - TEXAS. FRIDAY AUGUST at 1891 rrsr;n JOim HONYs JR.S Mditor. Oftce In RtrORTXR tluildinjj on Second Street. " ' - BMere t the AtJIenn Tt ut Poitofflee u 8etood-as Mail Matter. ' i'J Suliicrlptloii Xatet. ' 0eyear ..... ..$1.50 9k months.. V ......... 4 75 Three month ...1...... 40 Texaa ana PaeiUo LcealTUas Tatle. EAST-BOUND fASSKNGfeR. 4nire..td. ..... 10:40 A.M. Departl. ..11:05 A. M WtST-BOUND rASStVOER. jfmves .'. 4:081. u. Depart... 4:30 r. u. -1 1 1 11.. 11 1 11 1 ii . 1 . -i 1 .1 - 1 . - -. -T 1 Prospectors are coming in right along. Our wheat growers have no troub le with the chinch bugs. Every day brings forth mure serious objections to the alien land law. The cotton growers of the Abilene country are not troubled with the boll worms. The farmer :n the Abilene country can have something to sell off the farm every month in the year. The Abilene country has six money crops a year as follows: Wheat cot ton cattle horses ...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 21 August 1891

KKffiwiWVif --rtn . "?': .' ' V ' f n - 'T " f" T' IV ' '-" ' jw 'Vfl - - - W"''1T' """ "" A YEAR OF PLENTY. buy a pace to build until you DONT h "l Tv . K w? "J Art- . V: U; V r r "f .' r .Li'.' li m y ; The farmers of the Abilene country have experienced a season of plenty and the Reporter wants to know who among them all is the most popular. To this end we offer a light running iHARRISON WAGON to the most popular farmer in the Abilene country embracing the following counties : Callahan Shackleford Jones Stone- Wall Haskell Fisher Nolan Runnels and Taylor. RULES OF CONTEST. tWWWWWtfWWWVWW " All votes must be cast upon the coupons printed in this paper elsewhere and no vote will be counted when otherwise cast. ' The contest will close on the evening of the 26th of November and no votes will be counted that are received after 6 o'clock p. m. of that day. The coupons should be cut out evenly from the papers and sent in to this office in any quantity As will be noticed there are two c...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 21 August 1891

n ......I . In mini. .. LI X -.. . A - " .I i POULTS ' DEPARTMENT. Why Teople FalUn the Poultry JaiineM. ( It is not every man who knows how to k)i hotel. Nor is every man who undertake u capable of railing and breeding fancy poultry and the country is filled with the graveyards of failures frpm. this cause The person who kec)s hogs in a pen or lot throws them corn daily and slops them or he entrusts the work to his boys wife or hired man. He may also keep cows which are turned out to Teed on the range and which come up regularly to be milked. He may nlso keep com. mon fowls which as a rule are allow ed to scratch about and get their own living. Hut when it comes to keeping pure breeds of fowls which need con- stant attention and care to keep them up to a high state of perfection so they will not retrograde that is another cause entirely. I never would entrust my fowls to the keeping of another unless that person understood the care of pure breeds thoroughly. I had a trial of this o...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 21 August 1891

J ;r ii r S" &' ; A KUUI IK I3 BRAIN. k frew York Boy Submits to a Herolo ' Operation. Nkv York Aug. 9. Edward Seif- ert fifteen years of age spn of Col. E. A. Seifert secretary of the Brewers' Exchange has just recovered from a wound which a dozen: eminent physi- cians and surgeons pronounced mortal. The accident in which young Seifert was injured happened on June 16 last. Early in the month. Col. Seifert took his family to Valley Eorge a small vil- lage in the Catskills. to spend the sum- mer. Eddie the oldest bov. nutcklv formed acquaintances in the village and with one of his boy mends he went out for a day's sport on June i. He carried a rifle. Young Seifert's friend left him for a few moments dur- ing the afternoon and it was. during hid absence that young Seifert's rifle was nccidently discharged. The bul-. let from it hit the boy entering his head just above the right eye. Seifert was- found by his companion lying face downward in a small stream of water. Help 'was quick...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Abilene Reporter — 21 August 1891

- ; . n I v - .v nrr i . .. ' - ' 0 V t Texas (in Wheels. On fast Saturday evening the Texas car exhiba armed in Petersburg and wm side -tracked at the J S. E. depot. The exhibit is under the direction and management of the following: Co). W B. Slosson director and man ager; T. A Wilkinson emigration Agent; Ex-Gov. R. II. Hubbard lect- ofer; Capt W. J. Maltby in charge or the cars; W.. M. Fcaglc press agent ad W R. Roberts advertising distributor. 'lite object in sending the exhibit over the country is to adrertise the re- sources of Texas and induce emigra- tion to the Lone Star state. The arrival of the exhibit and the prominent persons in charge of it especially the presence of Ex-Governor Hubbard a man of national reputa- tion dnd minister to Japan during Pres- nfcnt Cleveland's administration natur- afly awakened an interest among our jjcople and a desire to extend to them the same hospitality that a like delega- tion of IUinoisans would receive at the bands of a Texas communit...

Publication Title: Abilene Reporter, The
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