S Purely Personal.
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
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
.loll 11 Hlltson. vice-president of the
Stockmen's National hank of (his
place, is in town attending to some
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
.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
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
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
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
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
Ktlitcd liv the
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
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.
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
The following taken from the Am
arillo F.vening Star of Saturday.
Iliav le ol nnercsi 10 v .uhimi i , i
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
.Mr. 11. I'.. Hume and Hon. ('recti
Wilson, of Canyon City, and Kay
Price, of Tulia, were among those
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
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
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
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
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.
$ ' W-f
I. Jones Lumber
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
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.
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