The Canadian Record (Canadian, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 45, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 31, 1929 Page: 1 of 10
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(ANADIAN, HEMPHILL COUNTY, TEXAS, THURSDAY. OCT. .'11, 1929.
SI BSC KII'TION. S2.00 Per Year
BLUE RIDGE WINS
IX SCHOOL CONTEST BY
HAVING KM) PERCENT
Poultry Business Good Here
ENGINEER TO MAKE i
HMATE OF PAVIN(i
pL.i representing the
|sioi:t'v.s' court of Hemp-
puiity, and the Canadian
jr 01' Commerce, went be-
lt ■ 'i highway commls-
Aii.-tin, on October 21,
purpose of discussing
Ivint? of state highways
and 4 running through
the delegation had tfis-
the matter with the high-
nmission, the eommicsion
[to send the state high-
ffiii* i to Hemphill Coun-
H. T. ALEXANDER GETS CO-OP-
i ERATKJN OF TEN COM-
"Ont of the featiu'eh' of "S( hgffl ' -
'jit, the Jlcmplull County I
wajj jfctiG ; parade of rnoro 1
! than, 500 School pupils fi om (Can- j
atllan and rui'ijfl schools oj the |':
county Friday morning, . I
Headed bj the newly ' organiz-1
ed Canadian High School band'
and the girls' pep squad the '
marchers, walking four abreast, :
formed a line four blocks long.
The lilue Hidge School with 100 r
per cent of its pupils followed 1
behind the Canadian school stu- j
h f^u'- i'l 'IJ16 «"? ma'.c!1 : Man>' ^'oc'<s similar to the one shown above may be found in
..a 11 ,l.. '100 ' w" 1. "emphill County. Poultry business is more and more becoming
one of the money making linesto which farmers of this county
are devoting their attention. Each year finds a larger number
ol high bred chickens raised in Hemphill County.
Canadian and rural folk of
COOPERATION OF COUNTRY
PEOPLE SHOWN IN LARGE
nearly all its pupils present. M. '
K. School was well represented.
Blue Ridge was awarded a $10
[o over the highways and j prize by the Fair for having the
in estimate of the costs ; largest number of its pupils pres-
•ing the state higway: ent Washita took second prize
this county. The com- and M. K. third.
The Canadian Band, under di-
rection of Erman Gray, made a
remarkable showing. They play-
ed exceptionally well. This hand
has been organized only about
costs of paving of the jone month and some of its mem-
s, and also building and bers have had practically no band
| agreed that if Hemphill
would vote bonds for
irpose of securing a 100-
kht-o.f-way, for said high-
land defraying ope-third
Jg the latieral ,'roads of
gounty connecting with
Ite highways to be paved.
|< would furnish the oth-
rthiids costs of such pav-
| ?aicf highways.
further suggested by
|te higjhway commission
ncdiate action should be
experience until Mr. Gray came j
to the local schools as music di- i
rector. The pep squad compose-.] j
of the Canadian high -chin I girls. ;
made a hit with the crowds that!
watched the parade. The girls
wore their yellow hats and black I
sweaters with a large "C" in ye!-j
low on them. rii* f singing and |
th.-j people of Hemphill I ''f iling showed the spirit of the
if they wished to have j '"•uad which always accompanies
highways paved at this ;fK^ boys athletic teams on their
the reason th* t Wheel- trips.
Ochiltree Counties, had Second grade youngsters, in the
voted bonds to pave the o'lrade. wore colored paper hats
jghways running through with feathers stuck in the crowns,
[nfi'es and there was un- It made them appear like little
sideration the Connect- Indians.
aid two counties' paved i o
; by paving a state; .ANADIAN HOLDS VICI
through Roberts Coun- TO 0-0 SCORE
[building a bridge across
fad 1,111 River in Roberts
When this is done the
Canadian Wildcats played a
irood gam of football against
piir!: way commission will j the heavy Vici, Okla., eleven
jther consider the paving ! here last Friday afternoon. Al-
|stat" highways in Hemp-!though tin Vici team was much
limy but will turn the j heavier than Canadian's the
kek to Hemphill .County j Wildcats held the Sooners to 0-
Into nance purposes. The,0 score. Canadian was able to
Hemphill County's eighth an-
nual fair closed Saturday night,
Canadian M. K. Notla Washita Blue
Grain and Sorghums
Cotton and Wheat
Oats. Barley and
Alfalfa. Sweet Clover
una Sweet Corn
Peanuts Cow Peas -
— 42 >/2
Annual Forage Crop
Blue f Ridge, first;
Washita, fourth and M. K. fifth.
Hemphill County owe a debt of j
gratitude to R. T. Alexander for j
the wonderful way in which he j
handled the "Country Folk Ban-'
quet" held Friday night, at the I . H KvmwJti
W. C. T. U. Building. It was the aUer three-da^s oi tne best ex*
best (rural urban meeting ever hibits ever shown at the local
held in this county and it is fair.. Although cool weather was
doubtful if any other Panhandle somewhat of a handicap the open-
county ever held a banquet that ;ng day, the weather was fine
in any way equalled it. Friday and Saturday and large
Thare was a spirit of good fel- crowds were in Canadian both
lowship which pervaded the en- days.
tire evening's entertainment. One The exhibits this year showed
hundred and twenty-nine persons without question that Hemphill
participated in the social get-ac- County is a county Where diver-
quainted affair. Practically ev- ?,ified agriculture is practiced,
ery community in the county was There were excellent displays of
represented. Communities that almost every kind of product of
| had representatives present were: the field and garden together
| Zybach, Cataline, Gem, M. K. Blue with the poultry and livestock di-
| Ridge, Washita, Glazier, Booster visions. It was the first year that
j Station, Gageby and Canadian. a rea] registered dairy show was
I Mr. Alexander ^scheduled the ^eld ;n connection with the local
| dinner to start at t :30 o clock, in fair. This was in charge of
! order that the crowd could spend Paui McMeans. J. F. Ford, as-
I a good half hour visiting in the sjstant county agent of. Potter
j parlors of the VV. C. T. U. before Countv. came to Canadian, and
the dinner was served. Ladies of judged the dairy stock.
| the Presbyterian Church served p;ve communities had attrac-
:a wonderful turkey dinner. One the displavs this vear. Blue Ridge
;of the turkeys cooked, raised and took first place with its exhibits
, donated by Mrs. Alexander, arrange(j bv J. B. Hill. Canad-
j weighed 43 pounds. Ian was second. Paul EL Mc-
Henry Ansley of the Amarilio Means decorated the Canadian ex-
News-Globe, cam- to Canadian to |hibit< Not)a>s community display
;act as toastmaster at the dinner.
He was running true to Ansley
'form and no one was able to
jhave a come-back when the toast-
i master had his last word, It was
■ all done in fun and was taken in
ithe proper spirit. Mr. Alexander
.made a few preliminary remarks
; in which he said that the ban-
quet was suggested at a Chamber
iof Commerce and he was asked
was third. This w-as arranged by
Guy Sheets, assisted by Lawrence
Good. Washita's exhibit ranked
fourth and M. K. fifth. Leland
Caldwell and Lester Wheeler had
charge of the Washita display
and Jim Abernathy the M. K. T.
K. Brown of Wheeler, judged the
The exhibits from Notla, and
PLAN BIG C. OF C. SCHOOL HONOR
MEET NOV. 1 ROLL ANNOUNCED
_ , „ the co-operation of the people
to promote and put over the af-|from that community, which j,
B. F. TEPE URGES COUNTY FOR FIRST SIX WEEKS' WORK
TO CAPITALIZE ON OF TERM—AVERAGE OF
PUBLICITY 90 REQUIRED
"I was told that the country
.people would not attend." said Mr.
j in Ochiltree County added much
! to the fair. W. R. Norris aided
in gathering the exhibit. Through
Ithe efforts of Dick Cann at the
It was a strictly countrv folk „ . . ,,
v u .... Booster Station, in the northeast-
affair. Each guest paid for Ris .. „ T; , ... „ ,
, , 1 ern part of Hemphill County, a
own plate. , .. ... :
|5v": ■■ ■.■. commission fur-
np'rossed tha delegation
Be paving of the abov%
ed highways was of ut-
hportance to the people
phill County, and should
ed • fnre the people for
bii•••id'-ration as soon as
MAN PASSES AWAY
|e Tl.omas Morris, age
at o'clock Thursday
, October 24, following an
|n. Mr. Morris had been
in the restaurant busi-
Canadian, for nearly 10
IA few months ago, he
| his interest in that busi-
I his brothers.
P'ris was born March 2,
Burleson, Texas. At the
J. he moved with his par-
IGainsville, where he grew
|ood. He came to Canad-
ust l. 1919. He married
Tena Barkley of thia city
er 18, 1926. Mr. Morris
(own to many persons In
|ion of the country, whom
Iwhil - engaged in the res-
N his parents, Mr. and
lo'ris of Gainsville, he is
hy tlu-ce brothers, Fred.
Doris all of Canadian;
Jjr> Mrs. Ella Rheuban of
Pe; one aunt residing in
ha- Okla., and a host of
Fal services were conduct-
the Baptist Church at
' °at«i day afternoon, with
1 Harrison, officiating.
lK, ;W°pk started on ex-
| telephone line to Mar-
Considering the history made The honor rol] of Canadian
and now being made by Hemp- u , * \ ,
, ... j * i public schools for the first six
Bill County larmers and stock- 4. j
ke(?p the ball**in the enemies' jmen, in which Hemphill County woik is announced this
territory most of the game. Won f irst prize at the Dallas week by F. N. Sawyer, superln-
Krman Gray and his high j state Fair, second place at the tendant. Any pupil who is plac-
school band played a short con- Jiri-State Fair in Amarilio. and ed on the ron must have a gen.
ceit on the field befoie the ganie Hemphill County citizen, era| average of 90, with no grade
started. The band and Canad- i George Locke, won sixth place below 80, including deportment.
ian s gills pep s<juad seemed to j^ the Master Dairy -farmers The slogan for the schools is!
serve as an inspiration to the :contest, it is time for the citi- "Jt is an honor to be on the hon-
local boys. jzens of the county and town to or ron,"
Follett will play Canadian ; capitalize on the publicity and Honor pupils, as given to The
here Friday af ternoon. , high, honor attained. We should Record for publication, follow:
ALLISON ORGANIZES |keep going and climbing to win Second Grade — Janas Wilks,
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE more honors and keep everlast- Henry Coym, Billie Ann Lamb,
ingly at it. Bonnie Studer, Imogene Bailey,
At our next regular Chamber Annette Miller and Ellen Craw-
of Commerce meeting to be held ford,
November 12, let every citizen Third Grade—Louise King, Lou-
of the count.\ attend ann be pie-
o\v n 7late
During the dinner Mr. and Mrs. °, !>e05l^ , . , .,
Erman Gray played on their Ma-^ * exhnbts to the
! rinba-Phone. "America" was sung
,by the diners. This was follow-
ed by the invocation by Rev. H.
Madden Johnson of Allison,
Tex., was in Canadian, Saturday,
with W. N. Nuckles. He says
Allison organized a chamber of
commerce September 27, with 23
paid up members. Since that
time the body has added 10 mem-
bers to the roll. Meetings are
held each Friday night. S. R.
Richardson, manager of the Alli-
son Mercantile Company, is presi-
dent, and Hugh Garrison, vice
president and cashier of the First
State Bank, is secretary. Allison
has 23 business houses. There
are two cotton gins, three lum-
ber yards and one bank.
Mr. Johnson is manager of the
Dascomb-Daniels Lumber Com-
pany, at Allison.
MRS. FREEMAN ELECTED
TO STATE OFFICE IN STAR
Word has been received here of
the ,apptointment 'of Mrs. Tom
Freeman as district deputy of
District No. 5, of the Order of
the Eastern Star. Mrs. Riva Bur-
nett of Miami, Tex., was elected
state associate conductress at the
'grand chapter held at San An-
tonio, last week. Mrs. C. W. Al-
len was a delegate from the
Canadian Chapter of the O. E. S.
She returned home Sunday.
pared for one of the most en-
thusiastic Chamber of Com-
merce meetings over held in
Canadian. We must have a per-
manent secretary, who is a real
live wire, a go-getter and one
who knows his business. He
should be a man who can help
organize 4-H clubs.
To accomplish this work, the
Chamber of Commerce must have
funds to do the work. It ha9
roached the point where we will
sink or swim. We are going to
swim for Hemphill County, for
we are made of no other kind
of stuff but "to win." A budget
committee is now working and
will call on you for your earn-
est support. Wc know you are
ise Harrison, Sydna Yokley and
Fourth Grade— Adele Hanna,
Robert Finch and Stanley M'eeks.
Fifth Grade— Margaret Earl
Fisher and Dorothy Fisher.
Sixth Grade—Dorothy Johnson.
Seventh Grade — Cleo Miller,
Charlotte Alice Tubb, Shirley
Young and Agnes Alford.
Eighth Grade—Cleo Worthing-
ton, Josephine Helton and Mar-
Ninth Grade—Dale Nix, Alfred
Myatt, Robert Herring, Edna
Cook, Dick Engle, Betty Hanna,
Buena Cox and Veldon Davis.
Eleventh Grade — Billy Allen
and Frances Hanna.
Probably the largest display
was in poultry department, in
IB. Stanley. A reading given, by °j Di; R' Acls'r>suPer-
jfiuth Allison was enjoyed. pn endent. It was one of tlie fin-
! L. A. McAdams made the wel-! showings of poultry ever
come address for Canadian. He ™ade m, Panhandle. Mr.
said the crowd gathered at the Wheeler also judged
banquet represented true Ameri- ^at c epf1F^-
icans who were gathering togeth- •' had supervision of the
jer in a spirit of good-fellowship pounds. He superintended con-
| for the purpose of becoming* bet- 1? 1211 ^ , r bui^ln®s
iter acquainted. He expressed a ; Alexander was supenn-
ihope that the occasion is the fore- indent of the beet cattle depart-
j runner of other such affairs in awards wore made by
'Canadian. P. Osborne ot Miami. Some of
| The Chamber of Commerce sent ^est Herefords ip the Pan-
| Parker D. Hanna a telegram of na'ul'e were exhibited. _ _
!congratulations from the country! Jj1 * agricultural division,
I people of Hemphill County. (which was 111 charge of G. \\.
Nat Taylor of Gem, responded -^J"ers as superintendent, the ex-
on a committee, get in the col-
live wires' and will respond ilar and pull. Show what kind
heartily j °f stuff you are made of and
Our Chamber of Commerce |don't pass the buck. _
should have a slogan. Might we
suggest that the Chamber of
Commerce offer a prize for the
best slogan by a citizen of this
county. _ '
Next week, The Record will
carrv the meeting place for the
Chamber of Commerce booster
meeting. When you are placed t
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Condo an-
nounce the birth of baby daugh-
ter, born October 29.
Mrs. and Mrs. Albert Bernson
announce the birth of a daugh-
ter, born October 28.
to Mr. McAdams address of wel-
come. He complimented the peo-
ple of Canadian on being the
squarest shooting bunch of men
and women he has ever known.
Mrs. Parker D. Hanna sang two
numbers, accompanied on the pi-
hibits far exceeded anything ever
shown in Canadian the past four
years. It was easily seen that
this county did not send all its
best products to the Dallas Fair.
Paul McMeans had some stalks
of sugar cane on exhibit this
ano by Miss Ruth Knight vear. These he brought with him
J. B. Hill of the Blue Ridge from Dallas. He says some farm-
community, spoke on "Under- «'s in this county will raise su-
standing." He mentioned the ?aiv cane next year.
mutual understanding reached by | When it comes to taking prla-
the people of England and the es the women were not outdone
United States in the meeting of ,*>>* the men of Hemphill County,
the English Prime Minister with , Mrs. W. F. Richardson won more
the President of this country. He gibbons than any other individ-
compared this understanding with , ual. Many of these prizes were
the smaller sections and said that awarded her in the culinary de-
through closer friendships people jpartment which was in charge of
may be brought to understand
one another better,
Rev. Stanley told of the rural
churches and what they are try-
ing to accomplish through co-
H. E. Hoover made an excellent
talk in which he said the real es-
tate values of the land owned by
the farmers is just what they
make them. He warned the farm-
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Mrs. J. P. Strader. The splendid
specimens of that department
were judged by Mrs. W. W. Lew-
is, Mrs. Tom Jones and Mrs. J.
Mrs. Charles Knight was sup-
erintendent of the flower depart-
ment. It was one of the most at-
tractive ever shown in Canadian.
Mrs. Charles Tubb and Mrs. C.
0. Johnson had charge of the art
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Noble, Joseph M. The Canadian Record (Canadian, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 45, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 31, 1929, newspaper, October 31, 1929; Canadian, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125732/m1/1/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hemphill County Library.