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THE WEEKLY HERALD NOVEMBER 22, 19o6.
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Stern. That Visited Ilia Stale of Washington
youd t!i3 Power fo Oascription Hundreds
Without Shelter and Food.
RIVERS ARE RAG
Require lh Mont Carefnt A (trade
Well Good Boll.
Tifl you ever a rowibunh which
Oriiia Itt most lieiii'llcont environment
of soil of auniihlne and of atmosphere,
-i-md never to achieve a biralMiy
A tin nf manure will not help a plant
that has a canker eating out It heart.
Ton tnunt ntrov the cauie before you"
can remove tlia effect.
Tou cannnf cur Dandruff and Bald.
das by ruliblnir on hair lotions, and
rubbing In vaseline, eto.
Ton mint look to tha eatme of the
trouble -It'e a germ at the roote of
your hnlr which eausea It to fall out.
Nawforn'e Henl(Hi1e rleatrays ttia irenn.
anil healthy hair la tha aura romilt.
Pold by leadlnr druvviela n1 too. In
atamre for sample t The HerplcUe Ce..
E. R. Roach Drui Compeni. Special Ant
! HAPPENINGS OF INTEREST TO WEST TEXAS I
New Uitalaeai for Straw n.
Strawn, Texas Nov. 1C. Tlila
iy tas Undsr water From Ep la Twenty Feet, wnlle
Former Cites Are tef:1 - FcoRiNIs Comma
c!ca:i3n Ciit Oil From a fiifer ol Cities,
Seattle, Wash., Nov. 18. Homo
loss and suffering from hunger nnd
ixjtohtiro and I hourly dread tliut
ho rilling waters overcome (hem,
'liouB.trifls of residents of 'the fort Ho
'alloy lyln between Seattle and
Xncoma are camping today on the
Six deaths have been chronicled
is due to tho floods which followed
llin rapid rlHo of tho rivers In King
iud rijn:o counties. How many
'arroTj has Tout soma member of
! family thrpnght tint rupld rise
U not bo known u-Ui tint flood
..mIOs. All fho valley towns arc
i.kr water from el&ht to twenty
Burton ont from rortl.ind for tha
purpose, proves untrno.
Tho Burton was unable to np
pronch tho Island on urrount of the
rush of wutiM'S fliui tho presence? of
quantities of Iors and drift. The
stontner Sarah Dryon has gone to
tho scene nnd will endeavor to res
cut) tho marooned puoplo.
Italns Hava Ccnwl.
Spittle, Waoh., Nor. 16.nalns of
tho past few days have ceased,
Chinook ban ttirnod colder and
water in tho uppt part of While
river vnlley In slowly reecdlng. TJi?
i;re:)f.e?t ranker point at present t
at South Park, a suburb of fsttt
Eo.ir tho mouth of tho Duwamljli
river. As tho flood sweeps down
Tho valley to Pugct sound tho water
Is Kteadfly rising t this point, A
town of 2,000 peoplo Is now at t1aej
tiiorcy of tho wators. ,
From Yollowftone pnrtt, a mnlJ j
tract on 'the north side of tho Du:
Condlllone no Hctter.
SOCla It'll i'l'fNM.
I'orlland, Ore., Nov. 16. News
from tho floodi that swept the val
leys of Washington today show no
Improvement in conditions. The
graphic coinmunlcatln Ih Interrupted
and but ono important point, Kelso,
can bo reached with tolephouo.
Cowlits river Is still a demon of
destruction carrying housed, barns,
logs and other drift down tho flood.
Bridges huvo lx-m wna'.icd out, and
others aro In rwrll. rtotwoen Kul.to
ind Castel r.ork hundreda have been
rondered homeless nnd mmy fam
I1I(?h nro In want. Several trains
have been stalled alonp; (he route,
and railroad communication with
PtiKct Bound has uot been had for
Efforts to be Made to Have a
Ksw Federal District For
Communication Cut Off.
pordand. Ore., Nov. 1C Portland
has beep cut off from communication
wi:ii Smittlo, Tncoma, Ilulllngham,
wimlnh, comes the n p'irt of n Ijouho ; flpokano and every part north und
rontalnlng several perKoua sweptjmtst of KcNo, Waah.
down tha river yesterday nftetnoon. Neither 'Tie Western Uuton nor the
I roiUitl lnn a wire to the cities
Rcm'iic Steamer I'4tils, n:i:ne 1. The storm which swept over
Associated l'rt's.s. ; 1ho eiuiro northwest created a con
Portland, Ore., Nov. C. Tho re j dltlon never bofor exporlonced in
port revived best) lust. niRhl 'that : th Northwest. Tho railroads In
(tirty or nmro persona wlio wre ' every direction are cither completely
nitroonej ou the Island nt tho June ! nt a standstill or badly IntonupU'd
hi of Cowllta and Columbia rlvors and commutileatlon by rail except to
been rescued by the eienmor' the South is woll night Impossible
f ' v tcrrnnr;c,ani
t, ') (', it l.q im.t it
lNS common t
a no resncc'
(crnf nrr.anil :
1 n.t.i.. i t . i e.
condition a. . ueiegaies Arn;eu ror ucnveaticn wnicn
n" as'iMi1. ,lc2s Tcsnoirow Contest Expected
tion In far
to reach au
Vil!;culty in defecting it.
, .'i.iay a child has died from constlpa
ti 'ii, or illae's arisios: from it, when it
.i;;ht have been wvtd by the timely
" :v. CakhvelFs
Thb is the cjeiitcst remedy known for
cwfctiujr crtir,tipated conditions.
Jon't wait nntit yourchilrt is affected,
Imt administer a dose of the tocdigine
You will notice a perceptible chane;e
for the better, a healthy color and a
Or. CalJwcil'e Sj rup Prpiin h a Root!
to have in this ho.ve, because it
;;oik1 for t!t, whole family.
IV. Cf.Mwcll'a Syrup pepolti can ba
ol'titincl ia hot It tlol!::r and half-dollar
tm-H from fill drue.!sts.
Vniir money will bo rcfuudud if it
(!ki-s cot benefit ypu.
Vpnr riftl ejril rrrjuct I'rfn? hr n-turrj
fnisly with the : stltntlonal convention,
cauae of the V0,,C8 tornqn-ow, have arrived
0 our tifi" I- -r,;!.-t. -1jK. CAI.DWELr .'A
K UP VO.'D)-.k.S" unit Ine aaD-.-lo to
f mho have Bfvsr tnnt lias wvsjgrlul
.Iy. Jlotiierii wruo twdy.
; rrrsiSTi'rJrt co., ,
j-J ; E. P. Roizh Drug Co.'
: r; K'sr.yo.1 BH., At.nrillo
i ox as.
Pnccinl to Dally l'antiandle,
Gutbrlo, O. T., Nov. 19. Practic
ally nil of tho delegates to the con
and final preparations aro bine made
today for tho opening session of the
Convention at which "Oklahoma's con
slitutiori will bo decided upon. All
of tho hotoli are crowded with dole
Kale, lobbyists' and visitor and
many aro belu;j entertained at pii
Tha Democratic committees of
both territories met here today and
will attempt to agreo upon a phn of
organizing Uio convention and other
The candidates for offlcM po;l
tlons in the convention are numerous
and a hot 'campaign Is being waged.
William C. Hughes of Oklahoma' City
H thought to hrvo the best chance
for tho presidency, although there
are numerous other nsnlranf?, in
STEPHENS IN THE CITY
CorgrcsGman Kera for the Purpose of Con
sulting Wi:h the People In Regard
1 to His Proposed Bill.
There have been efforts made to
Induce the representative from this
dlntrlet at Washington to framo a
bill in congress that has for its
object the creation of a now federal
court district in the Panbandlo and
the erection of a. new federal
minding in Amarmo. Two yars
ago a committee, made up of Borne
of tho most prominent men In this
city, were sent to Fort Worth to
confer with the congressional com
uilttccmen and to place before that
body for comlderation, mbut Am
arlllo considered her Juat rights to
a federal court.
However, after several days
"closeting" the request was turned
down as at that time tho number
Of cases summoned boforo tho feder
al court at Fort Worth from the
Panhandle wag not considered suf
flclont evidence that tha creation of
a new district for the federal court
In the Panhandle was necessary.
One of tho chief obstalccs In the
way of tho project at this time was
tho fuct that a now district had Just
been created at San Angelo and If
.his could havo been over ruled
would have mauo things easier for
the demands of our representatives
Conditions In the Panhandle
have changed wonderfully in two
years, our population1 has Increased
rapid rate and consequently
week a company was orgn'nlzod with
f 25,000 capital to do a general mer
chandlslng business. It will begin
business on January first, and will
be a great helper to the advancement
of the town aa a trade coster, for
this store Is to be one of the largest
and mo.t complete in the west, and
carry a large stock of Just about all
the farmer, tha laborer, th house
wife, the bs'la, th dandy or anybody
else may want for any line of busi
ness or pleasure. The names of the
Incorporators are not given out yet
but wo are assured they are to bo a
mong our most capable business mon
who nre well known to all, and the
mention of whoso names will inspire
confidence. The stock of O. L.
Tllce and Co., Itself a large and new
stock, Is to be taken into the new
concern. Tha two story brick build-
occupied by O. L. Rice and Co. Is to
be a part of tho new concern, but the
house Is to be added to till it shall
cover the entire south part of the
block back to tho alloy. It Is to be
of brick and stono, 0x140 feet, an
two stories high.
the past few years and tho domand
Is greater than the supply.
lflgh Pilcctl Land.
Memphis. Texas, Nov. ltf. I. .
Thornton has bought the J. W. Bragg
220 aero farm Just south of town
paying 3l per acre therefor. The
purchaser is a brother of A. N.
Thornton and has resided for a num
ber of years in Limestone county.
Ten daya he visited his brother here
and was so favorably Impressed tha'.
ho decided to move here. He will
arrive here with his family about
the first of tho year to make bin
home. .The tract Is a good one and
Is cheap it tho price paid.
LIGH TFOOT MAKES
A 8Hcinl Snle Day.
Wichita Falls. Te Nov. 16.
An agrcoment has b:e:i entered Into
by tho merchants here to'' enlars
tbolr trade by offering spoclal sales
on certain days, each merchant se
lectlng some special line of goods
upon which ho made a lower price
than usual. Thus one dry goods
house would sell gloves, while an
other would offer bargains In dress
eoods. One hardware merchant
would reduce the price of stoves
every line of business was repre
itented and care was taken that no
confT occurred. Prizes were then
offered to farmers bringing In the
best load of product or the hand
someat baby, and th bargain da
was extensively adverted In the sur
rounding country, tie names of th
merchants and their special sales
being fully stated In all cases. The
farmers responded with ..the plan
The Idea has already been tarried
out In several cities.
nt a rapid rate and
tho federal court docket shows an
Increase iu casos from .the
Panhandle country and our demands
now aro adequate to the require
ments of Hie congressional commit
tee und with tho ablo ussiiitanco and
cooperation of representative clt
Izcns our demands are to be given
vens our demands are to bo' given
a heai-liif; before tho Fifty third
congress In December. A bill will
bo. Introduced in the houae by
Representative Stevens for (he crca
tlon of the new district and Amarlllo
has an excellent opportunity of
glvlns herself prominence by gutting
busy.. What wo miist'do tiud do
this, with tho leant delay possible
Is to cull a mass mooting of our
leudfng citizens, members of the
Commorcal club, for tho purpose of
appointing a committee to cooperate
with Congressman S,tevcnB and show
that gentleman that we are in the
harness, working for tho pasaage of
A XOTR13 DAMH LADY'S APPEAL.
To nil knowing sufferers .of rheu
matism, whether muscular or of the
joints, sciatica, lunibagos, backache,
pains iu the kidneys ot neuralgia
pains, to write to her for a home
treatment which has repeatedly cured
tdf of these tortures.; She feels It her
duty to send it to alfBufferers Fit IS 23.
You cure yourrclf nt home na thou
sands will testify no c.hans of cli
nato being necessary. This simple
discovery baultdies erio ncld front the
eluding H. Maxey of Shawnee, W.I blood,. lnoe:is the .stiffened Joints,
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A. L.idbct!er of Ardmore, C. N. llas'uru"u me. mood and brightens tho
eyes, giving .elasticity and tonq to the
whole system. If the nbovo interests
you, for proof nddrens Mrs. M.
kf!l of Muskogee, IX S. IVro of
IJlac'nvoll and It. L. Williams of Du
Summers, llox B, Notre Dame, Iud.
A New Dank.
Sweetwater, Texas. Nov. 16. This
town now has 'three banks, the Tho
mas Tramel and Co. private bank
the First National bank and tho Far
mors and Merchants bank. The last
named bank oponcd for business last
Friday. The two former have been
established for years and have al
ways done a fine business. The of
fleers of the new bank are J. V. W.
Holmes, president; J. Z. Lynn, vice
president; IS. Q. Daniel, cashier, and
C. B. Bradford, asst. cashier. The
president and cashier are both ex
perlenced banking men, having for
merly ben connectd with other banks
In this city. Under their direction
and with the assistance of the othef
officers and directors, this ucw bank
will likely do a large business.
Tulla. Texas, Nov. 16. John T.
Timmons yesterday brought in some
fine ppoclmens of productions show
Ing tho character of the Panhandle
soil, among which were a 'turnip
measuring 23 Inches in circumfer
ence and weighing 4 pounds and 4
ounces, a beet of tho round variety
measuring 27 inches In circumfer
ence and weighing 7 pounds,' a boot
of the long variety , tnonsuidng 19
inches Iu circumference, 2 feet long
and weighing 7 pounds and a core
pact cabbage head measuring 35
Inches in clrcnmfcvcn.ee.
Browuwood, Tex., Nov. 16. The
new opera. house is just about com
pleted and will be opened next week
Tho house whllo not just what the
management would have It, Is suffi
cient to accommodate the patronage
for several years to come., and It
will bo improved next yoaar, when
a brick one will bo built. It is largo
enough to sen? all tho theater go
crs and the stngo la largo enough
to accommodate most . any ehow
on the road. Tne scenery Vlll all
bo hung with balance weights
and can bo raised or lowered"1 with
Crowill Is Crowing.
Chowell, Texas, Nov. 1C It Is
very noticeable that Crowell la ex
periencing considerable growth at
present. And while it has been all
the time rather slow, thoro is a
steadiness about it that Indicate
hcalthfulness. Homes are going u
almost every week, town property 1
advancing not by leaps and bound
but regularly In proportion to In
creased demanus and contracts are
being let for the erection of other
buildings, some of which are to be
of stone or brick.
Completes His Examination of Witnesses at St.
Louis, Relative to the Suit Filed to Oust
Watesr-Pierce From Texas,
OF STANDARD OIL.
Nejuily a Rale to the Acre.
Plalnvlew, Texas, Nov. 16 Plain
cotton this year according to reports
so far will average threo-fourths
a bale to the acre and every 1,500
pounds In the seed will make more
than 500 pounds to the bale, which
wo consider a good showing. Cotton
never sheds in this country, never
quits growing until froBt stops it I
October or November. The lint I
fine and long and the seed small
New Gin Plant.
Big Springs. Texas, Nov. 16.-
23. Bedell will have a gin, equipped
with the latest Improved machinery
instated on his place southeast of
town next year, In order to handle
the cotton crop of that section. He
nlso contemplates purchasing asteam
plow In order to plant a greater acre
age. Mr. Bedell is one ot the most
successful cotton raisers in this sec
tion ana nis crop produces many
sales each year.
Electric Light Franchise.
Childress, Texas, Nov. IS. Paul
J. Robinson of Dallas Is here fig-
urlng on an electric light franchise
Ho has talked the matter over with
tho mayor and aldermen and Mr
Robinson and associates, presented
draft of a franchise they would
want. Tho council dMcussed the
franchise and suggested some alter
ations which were granted. Alder
mrn Bates and Adams were appoint
ej a committee to confer further
with Mr. Robinson.
A Big Land Deal.
St. Joe, Texas, Nov. 16. Tho lo
cal company that boguht the Brow-
der place, situated Just east of St.
Joe, a few weeks ago, has sold 1,440
acres of the tract to Mcador Bros.
Demand fur. Houses.
Big Springs, Tex., Nov. 16 The
inlngham building la being re
modeled aand will bo occuplned by
lief 11 n Bros, of Colornado, who wijl
Install a racket store. Another
building 24x00 Is now being; erected
ust east of this but we have not
earned what firm will ocenpy this.
Every day parties are in . tho city
seeking business houses aMd resi
dences, and although tho construc
tion or "both has progressed steadily
White Swan Brand it ttie pride of
tha Canim't Ait and White Swan
Com i. the pride of the White Swaa
Line. Fioot variety Sugai Cora,
galheted whea the ketocU are
tenia and creamy, canard imme
iately by our improTtd methodV
which ictahi all the JrGeacy of (rah,
peen com. . We cannot in word. de
scribe the goodness of ihi corn, yoaj
will hare to by ju4 one can, then'
yon will kern be 'aaiuficd with any ,
other brand. And " if - yon want
anything eUa good in can, always
call for Whhe Swan Brand.- If
your graces dona't keep lite White
Swaa Brand, send w his name.
Oenisoo, Ft. Worth. Dallas
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Testimony Shows Thai Cerslcana Oil Go. and Security Oil Go.
at Beaumont Two Refineries Owned by the Standard. Did
Not Sell In Competition to Waters-Pierce.
Associated Press fineries owned by tho Stanford did
St. Louis, Nov. 16 Five witnesses nnt sell to companies competing with
have been examined In the secret
hearing by Asolstant Attorney Gen
eral LIghffsot of Texas In taklmr
depositions relative to the suit to files
ourt the Waters Pierre company
from Texas nnd tho examination of
two moro witnesses today completed
the present hearing. Llnhtfott will
return to Texas tonight.
Workings u Texas,
bU Louis, Nov. 16. It was
learned by the examination, devel
the Waters Pierce and that In return
the latter company purchased all oil
Bold In Texas from theso two refln
It. was nlso developed that
maps showing the division of the
territory covered by Wators Pierce
and Standard were prepared et 26
Broadway New York and distributed
over the territory covered by the two
St. Louts, ov. 16. A petition
Instituting suit against the Standard
opod from the testimony that in the ' oil company of New Jersey, John D.
connection that existed botweon the' RockefclW and others In the name
Standard Oil and Waters Pierce Oil 0f the government by the direction
companies and that In certain sec 0f Attorney General Moody was filed
tlons of Texas where the Waters n the United States circuit court
Pierce was unusually strong, all com here this morning. The defendants
peting forces were destroyed by the, new have one month in which, to
Standard. j enter their appearance and addition
Witnesses' testified that the Corsl cl month in which to file an answer
cflna Oil company and the Security They also have the option of filing
Oil company at Beaumont, two ro a demurrer bill.
WANT A HOME ?
Wt hava assisted many paepla to homes, both in country and la
town, who would not today accept an advance of 60 per csnt on
thi cost price,
BUY RIGHT AND YOU WILL MAKE
MONEY IN PANHANDLE PROPERTY.
We have some choice bargains in ranches and town property.
SLADE & BASSETT,
LOX 683. AMARILLO, TFXAS.
for $42,000. This will be sold In W. T. Buchanan, of Tucumcari, N
tny size, blocks to suit purchasers,
Besides this, Meador Bros, own nnd
have put on the market what lc
known as the Ellis pasture.
Receipts Falling Off.
Bowie, Texas, Nov. 16. There Is
to date no check on arrival of cotton
at the gins, but since the prlco has
shown a tendency downward there is
much less of it offering on tho street.
Men well informed on tho whole sit
uation advlso holding. Every avail
able picker has been kept busy and
nearly every balo has been thrown
on tho market.
M., was In tho city over night., Mr.
Buchanan is president of tho First
National Bank of Tucumcari, which
has a capital of $23,000, surplus and
profits of $5,000 and $105,827.22
deposits. Tucumcari claims 1,500
inhabitant. This Is a fine showing
for a bank In so small a place nnd
speaks well for tho financial condi
tion of tho people of that cecllon.
Bought All Lot.
Memphis, Texas, Nov. 16
Elliott and J. W. Greenwood have I
bought all tho lota iu Memphis
which were owned by G. M. Dodge.
This the remainder of tho lots which'1.
wore' given to General Dodgo in the
compromise for putting a depot In
Memphis. Somo of them nro fine or out of order, you can understand how
Often The Kidneys Are
Weakened by Over-Work.
Cnheallhy Kidneys Make Impure Blood.
R used to be considered that only
urinary and bladder troubles were to bu
traced to the kidneys,
but now modern
science proves that
nearly all diseases
have their beginning
in the disorder ot
these most important
The kidneys filler
nnd purify the blood
that is their work.
Therefore, when your kiJueysare weak
; quickly yoar entire body is affected and
now every organ seems to fail to do its
If you nre sick' or " feel badly," begin
tatting the great kidney remedy, Dr
Will Move to MeiTipliis.
Memnhia. Texas. Nov. 16. W. I1
Larry of Dallas county has bought f"?,wull,P-Root'11b?f!I,tte ?,1 ?T
... . ., ... as your kidneys are well they will helii
100 acres Of fino laud from Mr. nil the other organs to health. Atrial
White near the Dial ranch west of will convince anyone.
Newlin at $15 per acre. He will yf are sick you can mate ho niis-
.. . , take by first doctonni; voitr kidnevs.
Improve it at once and will move The mild, and the cxtrnord"iimry effect of
hero with Lis family as soon as he I'r. 'Kilmer's Swamp-Root, tho great
can get. a house built.' , 'mcy remedy, is soon reali.eil. it
. ,' . , ;.' iucnit;iicsiior iu wonacnui cures
ot the most diotre!sing cases, and i sold
, t mu 10 1110 iiuT, on tis, met ltd by uu
Ablline. Texas. Nov.' 'lci-it - t;. drusgis'tin fifty-cent
Nix; '.farming on Elm on the1 'Caps v", gitiffiiirSrf
road has 3C acres in cotton nnd has have a sample bottk Hom.offi-trot.
gathered .20 bales with five or' six ''y mil'l free, also a punphk t telling you
more still to pfcli. 1'here ai'o many w, f".ld T if u liav? Wacy or
" nifll It lf"r 1 mil I ilia Til nHliAii i ni.ni
crops, that are said to be bearing ful- when writing to Dr. Kilmer & Co.. ilitW-
Out remember the nunc, Swamn-Rool,
ly a bale to tho acre. Somo crops liamtou, N. Y. Don't make any mistake,
are -turning out two bales per acre. ilul fcftiember tlie nunc, Swamp-Root.
. . Dr. Kilmer's SwaaiO-'Root. and the ad.
dress, Binghamton,N. Y., on every bottla,
we are assured.
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