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Tliix olIic' can Kiipply you with old pa pits at cents per hundred. Mr. (Jl. H. Williams, of Happy, whs In town trading ycsU-rduy. . H. Pria' is holding down the elialr in Frank Conlter'H barbershop, dnrinjr the latt'r's abm'tiee. Dr. J. Eil Crawford spent several day of this week in Sllvorton, visit ing Ids father. Frank Coulter, one of our barbers, is In 101 I'aso and thinks lie will lo cate there.0 The young men of Hereford have recently organized a social eluli. Trying to keep paw with Canyon City, of course. Mr. Ixe Duvall, of Hunning Water, Is In town to meet Ids mother. She has been on an extended visit in 101 1 is county. .loll 11 Hlltson. vice-president of the Stockmen's National hank of (his place, is in town attending to some business matters. The furniture has been placed in the club rooms of the Young Men's Social Club uinl the place presents an inviting appearance already. We are Indebted to J no. A. Wal lace, 'one of our enterprising laud men, for three subscribers-including himself. Come thou and do likewise. Miss Mary Ibirrows, of Canyon City, who has been visiting Miss Norma Skinner, left yesterday morn ing for a visit at Vernon. Clarendon Chronicle. .1. A. McCrory and family arrived here last. Thursday night a week ago from Parker eounty, and moved Into the house vacated by .1. L Wansley and owned by S. II. lleyscr. A genuine 'ioUse-vnruilug"wlll be the event of Interest and pleasure of fered by the Young Men's Social Club to some of their friends, when the sporting goods for athletic exer cises have arrived and the rooms put In a presentable appearance. Unite a number of citizens appear ed before tin' school board of equali zation at the court house Tuesday, presumably to show cause why their property values should remain as given by them to the assessor. Sev eral arguments were Indulged, but on the whole everything passed off good hiimoredly. Uev. W. Iv. Caperton and son. Johnnie, of Weatherford. and J. C. C-i pert on and family, of Haskell, are among us with a view of locating. Mrs. J. C-. CaH'rton Is a sister of Mrs. .1. K. Stephens. Uev. Caperton preached at the Methodist church last Sunday morning ami will preach again next Sunday. (ieorge F. Konegay. of Dalhart, edltorof the Sun at that place, was here Tuesday looking over the situa tion. - After looklngover the columns of the News, he said that It was ap parent that one paper was about all Canyon Cltv would support Just now. It will be remembered by the read ers of the News that Mr. Wonunack, a friend of Uev. Italian!, was made mention of as a prospective citizen who Intruded to locate here some time this mouth, and contemplated putting in a, new barber shop in the building recently vacated by Price & Miller. We have been Informed that Mr. Woiuiniuk will be hereabout the 1st of next month and the building is now undergoing tint necessary re modeling for a neat, comfortable barber shop. Judge J I en so u added two- new subscribers to the News this week. Mr. C. C. With row with wifeand baby, from Happy, were In the city last Saturday and Sunday. Mrs. Uosa Jones, of I-'auchon, spent yesterday evening and last night in the city. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Kvans and fam ily, of I'anchon, wery in the city shopping Wednesday. San Jacinto day was observed by the school children last Tuesday afternoon, ami the parents and friends who were present were high ly entertained by recitations and readings etc., by the scholars. After school hours the junior teams played a game of ball. Marcus Jacobsgaard, who has for some time past served as head sales man with Pnttillo ifc (iamble, has. resigned his position to accept a situation with some large depart ment store in Ontario. Oregon, and will leave for his new home next Sunday. Mr. Jacohsgnrtrd has made many warm friends while hen who will regret to learn of his departure and wish for him success in his new Held. He yet retains enough interest in Canyon City to have the weekly visit of the News follow him. J. II. Whltworth. a Lampasas neighbor nf ours, arrived 'in town Friday evening of last wwk. lie says that for the present he has found a stopping place at Ota, this county, from which point, after a rest, lie will go forth and look him out a location. Mrs. I). II. (iardner. returned Mon day from a visit to her. son near Tulia. While away her milk cow. a red and white dehorned animal branded block T stayed a way, leaving Saturday morning. Mrs. (iardner Is willing to pay f.ir the re turn of this cow. Old papers at '-."i cents per hundred. Concerning "IMock" Lands. II. V. K-vnns, of Amarlllo, agent for the Hlock lands, was in town Tuesday. When questioned by our reporter as to whether or not any of said lands would be put upon the market this year he stated that he thought they would, but coulu not SCHOOL NOTES. Ktlitcd liv the County Superintendent. The trustees of Hoi ton school No. 4, are having their school house painted tins week. Mr. Rensliaw is doing the work. Five out of the ten school dis tricts elected school trustees on the (Uh inst. Truftees for the remainiug live have been ap pointed. Trustees are request ed to come in and qualify at once. The following.is the list for the county: Connelly No. 1, (I. C. Kilbourne, W. Cros sett; Shotwell No. 1 S. A. Shot well, J. Q.' Kobinson, 0. M. Slack; Hutson No. 3. J. (i. Cruikshank, J. li. SUidmore, J. M. Smith: Holton No. 4, I. W. McClure, W. I. Lofland, J. M. Black; Hoffman No. 5, B. T. Johnson, F. Hoffman; Trigg No. 0, J. T. Campbell, John L. Wil son; Lair No. 7, T. P. Service, 1. C. Jenkins, E. W. Small; .Jowell No. 8, J. T. Jowell, L. S. Carter, W. J. Luna; Gatewood No. lJ, G. N. Caler, G. P. Ames, Stark Foster; Rowan No. 10, John. Burkhalter, J. E. Rogers; Umbarger No. 11, Theodore Cochell, J. B. Thomas, E. F. Brown. E. E. Adams in District 1, ,T. C. Joslin in Dist. 0, L. A. Pierce in Dist. o, and Y. B. Walters in in Dist. 10 being hold overs will not need to qualify. The Panhandle Teachers As sociation meets in Hereford April 24 and 2oth. This organ ization does some splendid work and is almost indispensable to Panhandle teachers. Let Ran dall county be well represent- say what portion of them, or when j ed or how such sale would be made, if any at all. lie sum tliat tne placing of the 1.. S. lands. 1SO.00I) acres, north of Amarlllo, on the market might in terfere by drawing the rush that way, or In other wordsthat the sup ply would so far exceed the demand i for land as to depreciate the price-for Plains land and If this was the case the Itlockrt might not sell. At any rate there is not much likelihood of these lands bolus offered for sale un til July. The following taken from the Am arillo F.vening Star of Saturday. Iliav le ol nnercsi 10 v .uhimi i , i readers: The directors of the Hoard of Trade met last night to discuss the railroad situation with some visit ing gentlemen who are interested in the building of a railroad bouth of Amarillo. .Mr. 11. I'.. Hume and Hon. ('recti Wilson, of Canyon City, and Kay Price, of Tulia, were among those present. The railroad situation wnsdlscuss- ed In nu Informs! way and a profita ble meeting was held. Mr. II. F. Sanhorn chairman of tlii' Trade and Commerce Committee announced that his committee wen; formulating plans and devising means to build a railroad south to a point on tin T.-xas- Pacific and would be in shape soon to announce the result of their work. Messrs. Hume, Wilson and Price stated that their people stood ready to do the right thing when a proposition was made tliem. IT'S UP TO YOU! Are you going to profit by the oppor tunity to investigate and satisfy yourself of the advantage? We want you to be the judge, and be lieve you will appreciate the good ness of what we show. You ought to come in anyway. CANYON DRUG CO. Remember county Institute May 115th. The law makes it the duty of teachers to attend these institutes as far as practi cable. o Next month the census must be taken. We want to see every scholastic in Randall county enumerated. We should not fall under 400 pupils this year, and we expect a few more than that. The enrollment last year was 373. o Randall county will have no excuse for employing incompe tent teachers. Quite a number of letters come to the superintend ents office each month from competent teachers larther east, inquiring about schools. Let us employ home teachers if we can get competent ones but if not let us get them elsewhere. The Canyon school observed San Jacinto Day with appropri ate exercises. Rev. Caperton, of Weatherford, madea good ad dress. I think it well to cele brate such davs from time to time. Those that took part on the program did well and the pupils were quiet and orderly. Commencement programs will be out next week. The graduating class of 1903 consists of seven. Not many towns of the size of Canyon can make as good a showing for a commencement program. Graduating exercises, Mon day.night, May 4, at the Metho dist church. r- i I T Cornmeficemebt sermon Sun. day,'May 3, at the C. P. church. Let everybody make arrange ment to attend commencement exercises both Sunday and Mon day night, May 4. A. Eunsbeugmi. $ ' W-f I. Jones Lumber COMPANY, Canyon City, Texas. IS I am offering the services of a well-bred jack this season at my Livery Stable. Terms: $7.50 for season; $10.00 insured; . or will take every third colt. M. F. SLOVER. THE STOCKMEN'S NATIONAL BANK OF CAffrOfl CIJY, JEXAS. ' . ' . , - We invito yon to open an account, with iik. We guarantee as lib eral accommodations as iir warranted by the anomit and prudent biinkln;?. L. T. LKSTICK. President. W. A.. DONALDSON, Oishior. .lOMN IIITXON. Vice 'rcsMeiit. D. A. PAKK. .Wt OihIiIct M. F. SLOVER, LIVERY FEED AND SALE STABLE. Bus meets all trains. Best teams and rigs always on hand DRUMMER'S RIGS A SPECIALTY. RANGER R. 31428. A handsome bay 15 3-4'hands high will make the season of 1903 at my place two miles west and one mile north of Canyon City. TERMS: $5.00, $10.00 and $15.00. Ranger, was sired by Rabelais 111 23, Rabelais by the famous Belmont 64 and out of Repose. Ranger R is out of Mattie Mont and she by Nor wood Star 1395 and put of Daisy H. AH good judges of horse flesh have pronounced Ranger a chip off the old bjock; being a grandson of Belmont, the world-renowned trotter, is sufficient recommendation to all breeders w'ho are acquainted with the lineagef pure-bred horses. Ranger is a saddle horse with qualities of the first water, travel ing all gaits known to the lovers of saddle stock. C P. MONEY.