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THE RANDALL COUNTY NEWS. FEBRUARY 19. f09.
HARRELL'S CONFECTIONERY Fresh Candies All Kinds of Fruit Nuts of Various Kinds Finest Fountain in Town An Entirely New Stock Harrells Confectionery Fnet SIHp nunrf ! ti Npiu XKrrc Rlnrtr 640 Acres A fine section of land cornering1 with the city limits: 250 acres in cultivation; 100 acres of sub-irrigated alfalfa land. Living water in a running stream across the north end and plenty of fishing. Has a fine natural park with a beau tiful grove of native trees. This tract of land is finely located and will make an ideal home. It is close to school and is within the Canyon City Independent School district. The soil is as good as any on the Plains and the price is attractive. See me if you want a fine tract of land for an ideal home. ADJOINING TOWN I am offering for sale 1G0 acres of land, the west portion of Section 30 in Block B5, adjoin ing the town plat of Canyon City on the north. This property is finely located and has a run nine stream of water with fine fishing place with about 50 or t0 acres of very fine sub-irrigated alfalfa land about half of which is already planted and the remainder is plowed ready for planting. The place is located convenient to town and good public schools and a bargain is offered to the man who wants a good home. Would sub divide tract to suit purchaser. W. E. BATES, Canyon City, Texas. C. N. HARRISON & CO. Fire and Tornado INSURANCE Only the very best companies are represented through our agency. Here they are: Aetna American Central Continental Commercial Union Detroit Fire and Marine Equitable Firemen's Fund German American Hartford Home Insurance Co. of North America Liverpool, London & Globe Michigan Commercial Mechanics and Traders Fire and Tornado Insurance C.N. Harrisonft Co. For Sale New York Underwriters National North River National Union Northern Assurance North British & Mercantile Providence of Washington Phoenix of Hartford Phoenix of Brooklyn Queen Royal Springfield St. P?ul Fire and Marine Shawnee Westchester 1 184 IMMIGRANT CARS FOR 1908. Santa Fa in tha Panhandle Received Largest Number in History of the Road. An official letter to the Brand from D. L. Meyers, Gen. Freight and Passenger Agent Pecos Val ley Lines of the Santa Fe in the Panhandle says: Dear Sir: During the year 1908, we un loaded at our stations in the Pan handle of Texas, 1184 car loads of immigrant outfits. This com pares with 1033 for 1907 and 494 during 1900 and shows a remark able increase in the business and indicates clearly that the reputa tion of the county from an agri cultural standpoint is well and permanently established. Yours Truly, D. L. Meyers. This letter is very gratifying to everybody in the Panhandle. If all other roads in the Panhan dle have had the the same in creased in the immigration bus iness there has been a heavy percentage of increase. Taking the tigu res for 1907 and adding the increase to the total, the Santa Fe, Denver and Rock Is land handled over 3000 immi grant cars in the Panhandle only. The Panhandle is meant to in clude only that "neck of the wood'' from Childress west and from Plainview north. As soon as the official report is received from the other roads the actual tigui'es will be published. What does this mean for the Panhandle? It means that the country is to be put to the test by the real farmer, that thous and of acres of land is to be put under cultivation, that millions of feet of lumber is to be put into new houses and barns, that a million miles of new fences are to be built, that train loads of farming implements are to be bought, that hundreds of new school houses and churches are to be built, that a large number of new towns will spring up on every side, that the success of every new farmer in the Panhan dle will count for good and re sult in bringing others to this country. It means more people and more conveniences to life in the West. Hereford Brand. The "T Years. A writer in a Chicago paper grows enthusiastic over the striking record made in other years during the past century which ended in '"9," and predicts wonderful achievements during 1909. He instances the follow ing: "Glancing backward through the archives of memory, it will be recalled that the panic of '37 was succeeded by the great boom of '39. In '49 gold was found in California. Pike's Peak was discovered in 7)9 and the mines of Colorado opened. In '09 the era of reconstruction set in, and the prosperity that fol lowed has never been equaled. In '79 came another readjust ment of industrial conditions. In 'b0 came the boom that col lapsed in '92. In '99 the open ing up of the Klondike and the revival of trade after the Span ish war brought another boom." It is not to be expected that in the matter of achievements 1909 will be behind the other years that have "9"' in them. Nor could it better lay claim to dis tinction than by witnessing the greatest strides yet made in the development of the Panhandle and the Southwest. Nothing would more certainly add luster to that particular numeral now and in future years. Having thus publicly called attention to the matter this paper has dis charged its duty. It is now up to 1909 to make good in the man ner here suggested. Daily Pan handle. Shoats for Sale Twenty-five head of Poland China Shoats. See II. J. Webber five miles north of town on Amarillo road. Phone connections. 40tf Santa Fe's California Traffic. The opening of the Helen cut off for California traffic by the Santa Fe which has been planned for February 1, has been post poned and the changes will not be made until later. The finish ing touches on surfacing the Helen cut-off which extends from Amarillo, Texas, to Helen, New Mexico, has been delayed by the bad weather and numerous other causes and the line can not be opened before March 1. After that time a part of the freight traffic to New Mexico and Cali fornia will be detoured over the cut-off by leaving the main line at Florence and going south to Augusta and Mulvane to Well ington, thence over the Panhan dle division to Amarillo and over the new line. Only a part of the traffic will be detoured by this route at the beginning. This will be done to settle the track before ballasting. Following this a part of the California passenger trffic will be detoured over the new line but over a different route. The pas senger trains which are detoured over this new line will leave the main line at Newton and 'pass through Wichita to Wellington and then follow the same route as the freight traffic. However, it is predicted that the passenger trains will not be changed to run over this line till during the sum mer and probably not until next winter. A number of prairie type en gines of the 1000 class have Ween assigned to We transferred to Wellington to work on the divis ion between that point and Ama rillo, Texas, to help settle this track We fore the ballast is put down. The track over this part of the line has been in use for a number of years but in was built with light rails but were not heavy enough to occommodate these heavy engines. Four of these engines Wave been assigned on this division and are being transferred from the Missouri division. Others will be transferred to Wellington as soon as heavier engines can be secured for service on the Missouri division. Wichita Bea con. American Story-Ttllars. Here is one of the reminis cences of John Sharp Williams of Mississippi: "I spent some of my linn.' in Florence, Italy, during my stud ent days. Shortly after my ar rival in the beautiful Italian city I heard a number of people men tion a beautiful Algerian prin cess who was making quite a sensation in Florentine society. My curiosity was aroused, and I gladly accepted an invitation to a public reception when? it was reported that the princess vs to be present. When I armed ' at the reception the place was crowded, but I managed to make my way to the spot where the alleged member of the Algerian royal family was standing. Her skin was very dark and her lips were very thick. My suspicions were aroused. Elging myself quite close to her ladyship, 1 leaned over and whispered, '"1 say, nigger, what part of the South are you from?" She gave me a startled look and saidTso from South Carolina, boss, but please don't give me away." "I didn't." It's no use to get mad because a woman is wrong in an argu ment, for then she will cry and make you say she was right. Education is all right in its place, and experience is worth millions to the wise; but there is nothing that can take the place of good old common sense. It's the unreasonableness of a woman not to want you to hold her hand before she is married to you and to want you to after she is. A woman has an awful queer look in her eyes when men talk about padding the election re jturas. Ex. FOR BETTER HORSES. Texas Live Stock Paper Advocates Raising of Higher Grade of Animals. Capt. Burke Burnett has just returned from Iowa, where he bought six fine stallions to be used in horse breeding. The number includes five registered Percherons and one Shire, all coming three-year-olds. The stallions will be exhibited at the Fort Worth Fat Stock Show, after which they will be sent to Capt. Burnett's GG0G ranch in King county. "I propose to engage exten sively in raising large farm horses",says Capt. Burnett, "and will use these stallions in breed ing up my stock. The rapidity with which West Texas is set tling with farmers will make the demand for such animals as I propose to breed. I have been raising all kinds of horses from the cow pony to the thorough bred, for the past thirty years, but the coming demand for large animals has caused me to take up the raising of a breed suitable for farm work." Capt. Burnett is a member of the executive committee for the Cattle Raisers' Association of Texas, but he is Tar-sighted enough not to be wedded to cattle alone. He rightly sees in Texas an opportunity for Wetter farm horses and proposes to be in on the ground Hour. It is a fact, as he predicts, that the demand for larger farm horse will soon be greater than the supply. This condition prevails i all over the United States. Big! horses are in demand because j they can do more work, haul big-! I ger loads, pull bigger plows, while the cost of keeping them! up is practically the same asj 1 1 lose for horsers of lighter i draught. j The past few years has wit-! nessedthe steady and increasing! importation to Texas of a class j of horses which would have been , laughed at in Texas t wenty years I ago. They are not . Ileet enough ' to run down a sick yearling, and : in a carriage they cut a poor tig-; ure, but when it comes to pulling loads they can give cards ami; spades to anything else that; walk's on four feet. i At the National Feeders and! Breeders' Show in Fort Worth j last March some of these horses ; were shown by breeders who: saw the coining demand in Texas; and spent time and money to gel ' hero early. 1 Texas is a good st ate for horses ! from thoroughbreds to polo ponies, and the heavier type! should llourish. In spite of all the demand for automobiles t lie ; market for good horsellesh is as good today as it ever was. Texas ' has plenty of opportunity to de velop along this line. -Texas ; Stockman-Journal. Tha Wife. A good wife is t a man wis dom and courage, strength, hope ami endurance. A bad one is con fusion, weak' ness, disci mi lit ure and despair. N'o condition is hopeless when the wife pos sesses tirmness, derision, energy and economy. There is no out ward prosperty which can coun teract indolence, folly and ex traviganeo at home. No spirit can long resist bad domestic influence. His home must be to him a place of repose, of peace, of cheerfulness, of comfort, and his soul renews its strength and again goes forth with fresh vigor to encounter the labor and troub les of the world. Every wedded pair might be happy did they but bear each other's burdens and strive with half the zeal they sometimes ex ert to make each other miser able, to contribute to each others mutual happiness. Ex. For Sale Residence with three- fourths of a block of land near' . . , . w ii .... i ..4i OlllKlimr. tt I'll aim uuii'i improvements. 40-tfp C. P. Shklnlt. Neckwear, Hosiery, Handkerchiefs Canyon Tailoring Co. CLEANING AND PRESSING ETC., ETC. South Side of Square. Belts, Cuff Buttons, Post Cards J. R. Harter EXPERT Horse Shoer ....Blacksmith Too.... Northwestern Title Go. Complete Abstract of All Randall County Property R. A. TERRILL, MANAGER THOSE old Suits and Trousers of yours need cleaning and pressing. We Know How. Let Us Do It. CANYON TAILORING GO. South Side of Square Dr. C. B. Lohr Veterinary Surgeon I am now located at the ollice of the George Rey nolds Co.'s livery barn and treat all kinds of dis eases pertaining to domes tic animals and those of cattle and sheepespecially. Castrating, ridgling and vaccinating together with tuberculosis treatments on short notice. I have had twenty-three years exper ience in my profession. All calls from the city, county or state promptly answered, day or night. Charges arc Reasonable. Oflicc Phone, No. 0. Residence Phone, tio. 12. DR. G. 0. LOHR Canyon City. - Texas Located at The Leader CU- AN I NO PR I; SSI N(i KM-PAIRING Neatly Done Clothes Called For and Deliv ered Phone 133. STAR Barber Shop H. E. Muldrow, Prop. Fine Bathing Arrangements Agents for Amarillo Steam Laundry MAKE YOUR APPEAL 0 to the pub.ic through the columns of this paper. With every issue it carries its message into the homes and lives of the people. Your competitor has his store news in this issue. Why don't you have yours ? Don't bjame the rvfrn! fnr flocklna' to his store. ; r r-- " . . - i Thev know what he has. Aloriop TAILOR m X