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DAKLINGIXXN, I. T., APRIL 11, 18Sl.
W. N. Hubbell's Supply Storo.
W. N. HUBBELL,
A BRAND NEW STOCK OF
Hats & Caps, Boots & Shoes, Etc.
Also a Fresh Stock of
The Largest and Best Stock in
the City. Call and Examine Goods
Corner Main & Sixth Stroets, Opposite
tho liQUnd Hotel.
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Ranch g Cattle Men
GOODS IN QUANTITIES
York & Draper,
Dodge City, Ks.
P. B. York & Co.
THE ROUND UP.
The stockmen in convention at
C'aKlwoll, gave notice that the round
up would commence on the first day
of Msiv, at Monfort Johnson's ranch
on the Canadian. The range war
divided into six districts, and a? tho
Commercial report is doubtless oor
rect, we copy its account :
District No. 1 includes the coun
try on the North and South Canadi
ans. Tony Day, captain.
District No.2 includes the ran?u of
the Kansas City company, Quintan
A; Crawford, Greene oc Co., Mahonc,
Still' and Watkins. R. F. Crawford,
District No. 3 includes the range
of Wilson it Zimmerman, Snow,
Hat Held, Wood, Ilutton, McClMlau
and Stewart, the country east nl Ar
kansas City and ChNholm tnii! road
and as far north as .Red ttock.
Thomas Ilutton, captain.
District No. A includes the range
of Messrs. Malaley, Hamilton, Ben
in tt iv Blair, Blair & Battin, Kin
caid, 1). F. Buzzard, Coleord, Man
ning, Rock iv. Sanborn, Stoller cv
Reese, Flitch, Birchtield, "Warlo &
Garland, Beard & Day, Raymond
it Lewis, Cooper and B. Campbell.
M. II. Bennett, captain.
District No. 5 includes the range
of Messrs. Prvor, Miller, Drumm.
Timberlake & Hall, Schlopp & Bil
linger, Jewell Bros., Streeter, Erwin
Bros., Green & Preston, Blackston'
and Canmbell. A. Wilson, captain.
District No, G includes the run 15c
at Elm Springs and that of Iluwtjr
&. Evau. J. B. Doyle, captain.
A BOLT CATTLE BRANDS.
Tlie t miners and hide dealers of
the United Slates met in Philadel
phia on the JOlh ulU, txn the i)iirpose I severnl parlies who contemplate dis-
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A Mobeetic correspondent of the
Texas Live Stock Journal says : I
have lieni'd of notransaetions.in cat
tle for some time. .1 learn there arc
of discussing all (juestions affecting
their l)iisiness. J lie suhjccl of cattle
brands is the most important one to
this section. The tanners claim that
brands spoil the hides to a great ex
tent and ask stock men to adopt
some less injurious method of mark
ing their cattle. Texas and Colora
do hid.es are frequently disfigured by
from three to a do.en brands, ren
dering them almost useless as they
are generally placed on the vevy
best part of the hide. There was a
vory extended discussion which re
sulted in the appointment of a com
mittee to confer with stock raisers,
and. if possible, induce them to dis
continue the practice. There was a
lengthy discussion about grading
hides, but no division was reached.
The above account is taken from the
Wvstcrn Shoe and Leather review,
ami we think our stork men will d-
we'd to consider the subject.
PROGRESS OF Til 15 SANTKKS.
The Santecs broke 000 acres last
year and now have under cultiva
tion 2,3-M acres, which shows that
they are now making a start. They
raised he.'t year 7,000 bushels of
wheat, 2,000 of oats, 3,000 of corn,
and made 1,000 tons of hay for their
stock. Indians are employed in mill
blacksmith, harness and carpenter
shops, and some of them are prov
ing to be very good mechanics. Dur
ing the year they made 120,000
brick. More Indians seek work than
can be accommodated with jobs,
?md there is no trouble in getting
plenty of apprentices. Isaiah Light
ner, their agent, says in bis report :
"In my opinion just as soon as we.
as-a nation, arc willing to recognize
the Indian as a citizen, and hold him
amenable to the laws governing the
white man, we may expect their -civilization
to advance with double ra
pidity. They arc human bcingsand
must be recognized as such and be
considered a part of our nation."
One of the notable examples of
American thrift whi"h troubles the
London Times, is the nianmr in
which the aforesaid nation handles
the leather trade. Enormous quan
tities of this article are sent to Eng
land from our own manufactories.
But beside this export, nnd the tin
kindest cut of all. the Americans go
into I he Eng!ih market, buy pelts
and hMes. bring them back to this
country, tan (hem, and res hip them
as finished leather. Even worse than
this they dt) they buy the hides of
the living animals sent to England,
and when killed, briuu back the
posing of their horls in the spring;
or driving thorn north, and others
who wish to sell their stock interests
in the Pan Handle for the purpose
of 'trying their fortunes on the Pa
cific Slope ; and there are others who
wish to quit the business. Bui on
the other band, it is almost a daily
occurrence to see or hear of some
one who is looking for some place
to locate a ranch for cattle, or wish
ing to buy a ranch already stocked,
and those "wishing to sell will have
no trouble in finding a buyer when
they are ready to sell.
The Frenchman who owns the
herd of camels ranging on the east
ward in the valleys bordering oh the
Carson river will utilize his "shijpt;
of the desert" this summer in carry
ing goods from the terminus of the
Carson and Colorado railroads into
the camps far ott in the wilderness.
The camels now number about forty,
all 'but two or three of which are na
tives of Nevada. In our deserts these
animals find grasses and bitter and
prickly shrubs and plants suited to
their, taste, and probably $ie same
or varieties of the same pi arils that
xrow in other deserts of the earth. It
is less trouble and costs much less
to grow camels in Nevada than to
r.ear cuttle in the Atlantic states.
Dodse Citv Times.
I.ivo Stock Journal.
Messrs. Jleiattoc Crawford have
sold their stocks in Young county
to !. S. & W. S. J.kard, of Clay Co.,
for $3S,000, wh-o will remove them
as soon as they vnm be gathered to
their ranch on the big Wichita.
Lytic & McDaniel last week made
a sale of their Ban Handle ranch, in
eluding some '1,000 head of cattle
and some horses, to Mr. Conkle, of
Kansas City, Mo. The purchase
was made for 0-1,000 cash.
A strange disease has appeared
among cattle in VanZandl county.
The legs of the animal perish away,
becoming perfectly dry and dead,
and then drop ofT.
During 1SS0 there were driven
from Texas into northern states and
territories oi)-l,GS-l head of cattle.
With two exceptions, this was the.
largest number ever driven north in
one vear nnce 1XH6. Tn T871, 000,-
i (XX) head were driven, ancVinlSTS,
ahoul -100.000 head. About 4,01)0,
(KX) head have been driven from
Texas in fifteen years.
W. A. Grounds of T-aylor county,
has sold his entire stock of cattle to
hides to be tanned and then return jep. Clayton for $-12,01)0. Mr.
them. It is explained that the im- J Ground is one of the "old timers"
mense scale upon which these ope
rations are carried on, with the ad
vantages of superior hemlock, giving
unusual weight, renders this enter
prising management a success. It is
after the same plan that the New
Englanders purchase and prepare
the southern palnetto, making the
palm leaf funfe by the million, and
selling them to the owner? of the
primeval palmetto forests wherewith
to cool tfefir hnatpd brov,rs. Kx.
who, for years, battled with wild
savage on the frontier when none
but the brave and resolute could
withstand the dangers and priva
tions of a ranchman's life. It affords
Us- sincere pleasure to know that
now, after many years of hard toil,
he is enabled t. retire to a quieter
and easier lift, with a sullieiencv or
this world's goods to render htm
comfortable, and happy. Ho think
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