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. nT TTTT Tn A WEEKLY NEWSPAPER DEVOTED TO STOCK-FARMING. CANYON CITY, TEXAS, THURSDAY. JANUARY, 23, 1902. NO. 43. 1 1 low to Prevent Pneunio- A urn.. a well established fact leumonia can be prevent- ns disease always results 'a cold or from an attack influenza. Among tbe tens of thousands who have used Chamberlain's Cough Remedy for these diseases, you will not kfind a single case that has ever resulted in pneumonia, which shows conclusively that it is a certain preventive of that dread disease. The fact is it counter- i acts any tendency of a cold or attack of the grip towards pneu monia. It is famous for its quick cures of colds and grip. Try it. The Hadley Drug Com pany, The Leading Druggists sell it. 44 Texas Inspection. ' V. D. Jordon of Quanab, has prepared the Texas section of the annual report of inspections to be made by the bureau of an imal industry. It shows the number of cattle inspected last year to be '4 18,596, as against 307.658 for the preceding year. The cattle were distributed as follows: Montana 99,408, Soulh Dakota 71,285, New Mex ico 63,000, Colorado 10,885, Iowa 6780, Oklahoma 470, Kansas 63,972, North Dakota 42,730, Wyoming 30,097, Nebraska 16,. 470, Missouri 3200, California 2598, Illinois 2240; total 418,596. Texas Stock Journal. Home Comfort coffee is the best. J, A. Wansley & Co. tf Dale Brought $ lO.OOO. The noted bull Dale, sire of Perfection, was sold last week to J. C. Adams of Moweaqua, 111., for 10,000. Just before the Clark sale of Herefords at Chicago at which Perfection brought $9000, Clem Graves of Bunker Hill, Ind., sold Daleto Wabash Stock Farm Co. of Wa bash Ind., for $8000. On the day following the Clark sale the purchase of Dale by Mr. Adams was made. Texas Stock Journal. We desire to call your atten tion to the beautiful display of furniture at Oscar Hunt & Co's. store, some lovely pieces and suites for sale at reasonable prices. We frequently see a man walk into a confectionery or grocery store, pick up an apple, a stick of candy or a banana, and de vour it with as much nonchal ence as if he were the, proprie tor of the establishment.,; Now, of course an apple or a stick of candy is not worth much, but suppose everybody who happen ed into the store should help themselves in this fashion, where would the merchant's prolit come in? It would not come in at all; on the contrary he would go broke in a short while. You have no more right to sponge on the dealer than any body else. So when ever you want a little fruit or a little candy, plank down your nickel and don't "sponge" any Ex. longer. mc.mni mot J5c XHnoeveolo. Y0N UMBER (5T CANYON CITY. TEXAS. IITH WALKER & COMPANY ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE TPIAT THEY WILL CONTINUE IN BUSINESS. 3 t 1 u , t . ROCEREES OUR STOCK IS COMPLETE AND OUR PRICES ARE THE LOWEST. AN INVESTIGATION WILL CONVINCE YOU. RY GOOES WE ARE FILLING IN ALL BROKEN LINES, HOWEVER, FOR THE PRESENT WE WILL rmmiviTF, to W, at COST. REMEMBER ALL GOODS CHARGED WILL BE AT REGULAR PRICES. SMITH, WALKER & COMPANY. THE CENTER OF THE LIVE STOCK INDUSTRY. According to the Federal cen sus, giving the number of head of livestock in the different states of the union on 1st of June 1900, tie great state of Texas stood first in cattle with 9,546,970, Iowa was second with 5,338,849 and Kansas third with 4,495,043. Missouri, Nebraska and Illinois had about 3,000,000 each, Indian Territory and Okla homa combined 3,000,000 and Colorado 1,500,000. Kansas City is thus shown to be the central point and natural market of the greatest cattle producing territory in the world. During the first of the New Century, Kansas City's chief mission seemed to be tbe smashing of commercial records and so sue cessfu! were its efforts that in the receipts of live stock and tbe percentage , consumed by local abattoirs, the new records established out number those ' of any other city. Cattle re ceipts for the year amounted to 2,000,105 head, out numbering the previous year's, and heavi est previous receipts, by over 30,000. There were 126,410 calves received, also a record breaking supply, and the hog receipts, which aggregated 3,719,404, were the largest ever recorded and over 600,000 in ex cess of the previous year's arri vals. Sheep receipts, while not the largest on record, were very heavy, having reached a total of 980,978, and of tbe num ber, 776,693, were slaughtered in Kansas. City, representing 79.3 per cent of tbe total supply and eclipsing all previous slaughtering records, as did the killing of cattle which readied a total of 1,142,289 or 58.4 per cent of the receipts and the killing of hogs which amounted to 3,544,800 or 95.3 per cent of the total supply. There were also 96,957 horses and mules re ceived during the year and the total valuation of live stock Dassinar throutrtr the Kansas City stock yards was $130,377, 653.00, over 4,000,000.90 greater than in 1900 and representing about one seventh of the total l 1 1 C A 1 n oanK cieanngs ui iue jcai, which readieitiifi enormous o"- tal of $918,000,000.00, within it self a record breaker and $143- 000,p00.00 in excess of the pre vious year's clearings. In the summer and fall of 1901 the territory for hundreds of miles around Kansas City passed through a drouth that, for severity, ba3 seldom been surpassed, but so far from prov ing a disaster to the industries of the city, its effect was only felt in showing its greatness in adversity and how little are its institutions dependent upon lo cal conditions. Much of this supremacy is due to the perfect railroad facilities which Kan sas City's geograpical position affords, and when thousands of immature cattle were forced on to the market during the dry months the demands of the far away states of the north and northwest, where feed was plentiful, absorbed a large por tion of the surplus in as simple and natural a manner as if the exchange had been made by next door neighbors instead of between men living thousands of miles apart. These exchang es were affected through the Kansas Citv market which maintained its position as the largest stocker and feeder mar ket in the world, having distrib uted 50,000 more cattle to the range and feeding points during the year than, any other two markets combined and having approached within less than 9000 head of the greatest of all distributing years 1900 when from Kansas City alone, about 670,000 cattle and calves found their way back to the country. An idea of the increase of stock- ers and feeders called tor oy what was formerly considered "outside territory" may be ob tained from the Kansas City Stock Yards Company's annual distribution report which shows Montana to have taken nearly 30,000 cattle compared with 300 the year before; South Dakota, 11,000 against 1,100; Wyoming, 10,000 against 1899; Minnesota, 3000 against 300 and Washing ton, 2400 against none at all in 1900. Two thousand pure blood cat tie sold at auction at Kansas City at a general average of $226.15 during 1901, out of about 15,000 pnre blood cattle sold at auction during the year through out the whole United States; and at Kansas City, during the first month of the year, the pace was set for high priced heifers when Carnation 7704 was sold oy uiem uraves, oi Bunker Hill. Ind., tc J. C. Adams, Moweaqua, 111. for $3700. Other high prices were paid during the year for female pure blood cattle at ivansas City and other places until the climax was reached in Decem ber when W. S. Marr, of Aber deenshire, Scotland, sold Nissie 153d to W. C. Edwards & Co. of Rockland, Ontario, for $6000. This was not only the highest price paid for a cow during the year, but exceeded any like con sideration since the famous "New York Mills" sale in 1873 which took place near Utica, N. Y. and at which one Shorthorn cow sold at 40,000, and another at $35,000. In fact, the 1901 was the most successful year in the history of the Kansas City market and shows the steady trend of the business to that poiut which is destined to become the greatest livestock market in the world Mr. Leslie Kobtnon of Hereford Is rlHltlug In town tbl week. WE ARE HERE to sell the best goods at reasonable prices. We want a share of your patronage and by courteous treat ment and honest dealing we hope to hold your trade. Our stock of GROCERIES, COUNTRY PRODUCE, CONFECTIONS, FRUITS AND VEGETABLES is the freshest to be found on the market. J. A. WANSLEY X CO.