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ln the organization of Taylor County W. Drewry was elected
county judgeg W. Carter, county sheriffg Nl. C. Lambeth, county
clerlcg A. S. Whitehurst, assessorg Lyman Strickland, surveyorg C. P.
Gamble, treasurerg A. C. Shurtliff, county attorney. Only three
county commissioners were elected. T. C. Grey was elected at Jim
Ned, W. Holliday at Bluff Creek, and Jeff Clayton at Abilene.
THE BEAUTIFUL 1936 CHEVROLET
The Only Complete Low-Priced Car V
ABILEN E MOTOR COMPANY
Phone 3201 1402 N. lst Street
Most of the houses of early Abilene Were either tents or dug-
outs. The first house built in Abilene belonged to Colonel J. T.
Berryg and the first house in the county to have a shingled roof
Was built by J. T. Tucker, who Was envied by his neighbors. This
first house that Was built in Abilene is still standing on North
Second and Beech Streets.
About 1892 an entertainment was given at Christmas, and
at that time the first phonograph Was used in Abilene. A series
of tubes was used, and only twelve could listen at a time. There
Was a detachable horn With it, but the horn did not give so good
a tone as the tubes. Mr. H. A. Tillett sponsored the entertain-
O Hundred Forty-three
Russell Dye Works ”