The Canadian Crescent. (Canadian, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 25, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 19, 1888 Page: 4 of 8
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rnhliflu-d every Thursday 3íornmg
fHEEKAN. E. MILLER, EDITOR
"it is easier for a camel to go
through the eye of a needle than
for a rich man to enter the kingdom
e f Heaven/'
The above being scripture we be-
lieve we stand just about as good a
show for a harp and wings as Jay
AN EHJOYABL* OC3VHON-
0.10 of the mnst ¡Viéi^áut ail ea
joyuI) 1 g events ol tiio s'ó-isoii was. the
Eacher aódia\ ¿jivea by Mr. and Mrs.
J.'j. Sutherland last Tuesday evea-
inf. The elegant and commodious
Entered at the Post Office et Canadian
i¿s second class matter.
, _Tr. 1 i i) ulors of the hotel wer¿ crowd.2d
Gould. Who sa}*3 a poor man has no V lllJLZ3 0
consolation m this wicked world?
Trims of Subscription:
Oae Year, in advance,$1.50.
Six Months, " $1.C0.
April 19, 188S.
There are in Texas more
ihun 2o-000,000 acres of
.superior public lands J'oj*
• alv to all actual settlers atI for lo, these i
from $2.00 to $4-00 an acre' If we ^
and on forty wars time at
4/ low ra te of interest-
Doctor Mary Walker has recently
fallen lieir to the snng little sum of
$25,000. We hope to the Lord tha4
Mol will now be able to yank off her
knee bree ;hes, give her suspenders
to her big brother, and invest a tew
shekels in cheese cloÜi and make her
a Mother Ilubbard dress and stop
sun bulling her shanks as she has
An Illinois man has been married
«even tirae9 and yet some folks say
moral courage is on the wane,
m --•■■■ .......
The base ball season has opened
•¡a good earnest and will now divide
attention with the great American
A fashionable item says: "The
bustle is rapidly coming to the
úont" Well, all we have 10 s-ny is
that it will look mighty funny
when it gets there.
Oskaloosa, Kansas, is now under
petticoat government, having elected
•i, full so4 of women oiHeers. An or-
*4 nanee to regulate the size of buv
ales will now oe in order.
i \\ i •• i •
t t It Ü 1 V,
Y > ♦! 1 pits empty
•^creams a reH;;!ouc; exchange.
That's easy, Peeanse all the truly
;- >odyonn i men are embaikl:i£ in
• *• -*
the newspaper business. Come
The number of editors who will
assume the role of statesmen and
ave advice to the Texas le.xi dature
will bearcat during the next thirty
days. Some oi* them have already
:-hown their hands.
"The man with the*hoevis the
trans Coralina genius of every new
country. He lias ai empire to eon
quer in the Panhandle but his
scooter will soon wave iu triumph
a tari¿í which forbade!
laborers to come in, but admitted
goods free, no manufacturer of goodfc
would say that it helped him, while
many laborers would think it helo
ed them, and with good reason too.
We have, in fact, a tariff which for-
bids the goods to come in but admits
the cheap laborers free; yet strange
to say, the laborer thinks it benefits:
htm! Obviously the laborer does
not sell géoda; lie sells labor in or-
der that he may buy gooda. Yet hi
thinks lie is benefited by a policy o)
admitting labor to cheapen it and
excluding goods to make them deal-
er; xhat is, it the tariff has any effect
with those who came to do honor to
the hospitality of liio host and his
estimable wi e. Aíter a lew bonis
spent ia pleasant social chat ano
the sports of the fascinating game,
the gives ts were invited to tie o in
tng hall where an elegant lunch ot
cream and cake was served after
which the company dispersed with
loud praise an I many warm wishes
for host and ho?tesi5.
Among those present were Mr.
and Mrs. G. H. 8bailer, Mr. and
Mrs. F. S. Lor], Mr. and Mrs. J. II
hopkins, Mrs. Dr. L mgley, Mrs
McMullen, Miss Del Hotel, Mis?
Lizzie Shaller, Mr. B. M. Bauer,
Mr. W. S, Decker, Mr, John Ger-
lach, Mr. Heatsy Hamburg, Mr. J.
H. Ilerrington, Mr. L. V. Harm,
Mr. L. Hoover, Mr. 6. C. HaMx Mr.
Dawson ana Mr. F-. 3S Miller.
Ainbncr the ladies Mrs. Shallei
and Mrs. McMullen ti2d for first
favors a d a¡rr■* the gentlemen
Messrs. Hoover, Shaller aad Millei
were a tie for the same, Majoi
Dawson captured the "booby" prize
List of Advertised Lett< rs in the
Canadian Tost Offices April 1, 1888
Ada els, Vvr A : Hyertstcdt, K W
Augustine, AL | Jameson, JarretA
Archer. W II i Lear, PC 2 .
Belm, Wm j Lahaw Patfk T 2
Collins, C T : Lard, S W
Datin, CE4 j Louis, Mr
Dean. Mrs Lou 3( Mathis, Karnist
Dfiuglass E II : Polk, A S
Gulhroy, W II : Sniley, W J
Williams, Clatk 2
M. A. Locke, P. M.
JAKE YJEGEli, Pi opr.
For a clean Shave.
A smsoth Sair e«t,
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A CONNUBIAL TRAGEDY.
PEOPLE THE "AHHAM3L-
over too now dominions.
Horse thieves and desperadoes art
now beirff killed off at the rate oí
two or three daily in the Indian
Territory. If this thing continues,
that notorious country may provi
of some use to civilization after all.
A Kansas editor predicts thai
I'le Panhandle will be in the hand-
afths Republicans in two years.
11 such is the case, she can beaia u
<iraw""upon the surplus Democrat
<lown in the st-«.te for re-enforce
Now and then von run aero
people w ho seem to have formed tlu
>i:ibi% of looking at things thr^u d
w o r*
the wrong end of the telescope. Thi
man w!io is always running dowi
his own town and surroundings, fot
Vegetables will be raised i*
abundance this year in the Panhan
die. The passion for illicit water-
melon is something that neither a a-
nor ialirmitv ha^ the power to over-
throw, and we smacK our lips ii
"God helps xhe man t iat h-]
himself," is an old saying, an l the
man who helps himself to his neigh-
bor s horse or cow in the Neutral
Strip is soon helped with a rope to
a condition where nn influence less
pote .L would have no etfer .
The greatest fault with most peo-
ple is that they want to sit in the
sunshine and have fortune come
tumbling into their laps. Nature
i* an odd dame, however, and
doesntgire even half a loaf to a
man who caa do his oira loafiug^
Th3 Panhandle wants good far-
mers to till her soil and develop
her agricultural resources.
S'.ie wants stock-far nors to raise
feed and introduce improved breed*
of good horses a:i 1 c Uile.
She wants mechanics to assist il
building up her towns, and con-
structing now homes for her peop'e
She wants teachers of schools to
take charge of her children and in
struct them in the elements ol
She wants merchants to snpp^
he; ciíjzías wiih the necessaries of
lif j and to buy the produce she h.
She wants implement d a'ers to
furnish tools writh which t) plow
and sow and re ip hei' c.o s an ¡
She wants lumber djUers wh
can furnish cheap m .t ria s wit!
which to build new homes and i n
prove their new surroun 1 i 111 s.
She wants hard ware min who c 1:
supply ail their varicm articles t<
the people \vh'« are casting th 1
ortunes iu this new country.
She wants furniture dealers who
jan supplj- t!ie corning im nigrant-
-itli cheap and abundant goo Is fo:
'heir comfort and convenience.
She wants bankers wrho can ^jV(
he people safe and rapid means o
íxchange and assist )ier grcwin,
¿ommeret in a helping manner.
S!io wants men of capital whose
neans may assist in hastening th
levelopment and bringing out th.
atent energies of the com try.
She war ts dairy farmers who wii
ake advantage of her abundan
^rassas and f irnish cheap and a-
bundant supplies of butter, mill,
She wTants canning factories ti
preserve the vegetables that grow sc
abundantly in her soil and to assist
her in her progressive movements
She wants men who will put uj
meat preserving factories and re-
frigerators to cure and preserve her
immense beef crops near at home at
She wants men who will introduce
sugar refiner! s and utilize the vast
sorghum crops ©f which her soil L
capable in a most wonderful degree.
She wants, honest workmen, hon-
est toilers of all kinds, men of
brains, men of inteligence, men of
energy to come by Hundreds and
thousands and obtain homes upon
her cheap and fertile lands#
Attorney at Law,
Office in Fkki: Pi:ess I unii5ti£.
¿.L JLV ^
Send for 76-Pago
MENTION THIS PAPER.
The First T-ittle Tift" in the Life of a
Young Marriott Couple, f ' " j'j '
They had been married three weeks,
and had just gone to house-keeping.
He was starting down-town one morn-
ing, and she followed him to the door.
They had their arms wrapped around
each other, and she was saying:
"0!i, Clarence, do you think it pos*
sib'e that the day can ever come when
we will part in anger?"
"Why, 110, little puss," he said, i
"Of course not; what put that foolish
idea into my little birdie's head, eh?"
4'Oh, nothing, dearest I was only
thinking how perfectly dreadful, it
would bo if one of us should speak
harshly to the other."
"Well, don't think of such wicked,
utterly impossible things any more,"
he said. "We can never, never q uar-
4*1 know it, darling. Good-bye, yon
dear old precious, good-bye. and—oh,
wait a second, Clarence; I've written
a note to mamma; enn't 3-011 run
around to the house and leave it for
her some time to-day?1'
"Why, yes, dearie; if I have time.
"If you have time? Oh, Clarence!
"What is it, little girlie?1'
"Oh, to say if you 4have time' to do
almost the very first errand your little
wife asks you to do."
4Well, well, sissic, I'm awfully busy
44Too busy to please me? Oh, Clar-
ence, you hurt my feelings so."
"Why, child, " '
"Pm not a child. Clarence; Pm a
married woman, and I
we are M
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A,YD THE Y WILL BE E EOF E ILL Y AI) T EE TESE D-
44There, there, my pet. I- "
<4No, 110, Clarence; if I was your
p—*)>—el, you'd t—t—ry to —to "
"Bat, Maho), do bo reasonable."
"OIi, Clarence, don't speak to me-
"Mable, be sensible and
"Go oa, Ciareuce, go on; break my
"Stuff and nonsense!"
"What- have I said or done?"
"As if you need to ask! But go.
Hate me if you will, Clarence; I"
"This is rank nonsense!"
"I'll go back to mamma if you want
me to. She loves me if you don't."
"Y u must be crazy!"
"Oli, yes, sneer at me, ridicule me.
Perhaps you had better strike me!"
He bangs the door, goes down the
-tops 01 the j imp, and races off, mut-
tering something about women beinp
the "queerest creatures."
Oí course they' \\ make it up at noon,
and they'll have many such a little tiil
in the years to come; aiid when they
in* old (h 4y'II say:
4We vo livod loxetlicr forty-five
rears, ami n< vt. no never, sookeu a
••ross word io each other in all that
I* > " r - 7 9 \ a
¡me. —j id- f t?<t.
—An o.u Oaeocior, who had long
souglit to fin.l a woman tha% as he
used to sav. "would bo a lilting mate/'
at last found her in a rail rod car, and
took a seal bv Iter side. . he was younsr
and Innnccnt iii ap]>earance, and after
a short time the bachelor softly whis-
pered to hiAr: "An; you married, ir.v
dear?" "Mj married!" siw3 cried, in
tones that rang through the car; 44 ne
marrieil! No. but I've sued a feller lot
breach of promise!" The bachelor
left the car at the first station it
stopped at.—A7. Y. Ledger.
I tave the iollGv.in? pieces cf choice Land lor
sale. Terms furnished on request.
Seven sections in Hansford County at $1 To per acre. Kear the center of
the county i;nd good land.
Forty-twcf-ections in Hansford County at $2.00 per acre. Ia the North
and West part of the county and excellent land.
Two Half Sections in Hansford County al #1.75 per acre. Situated in
in the southern part and good land.
Twenty three secticns in Ochiltree county at $2.00 per acre. In the
Western part and excellent land.
Twelve sections in Ochiltree county at $3.50 per acre by 1 ingle sections
or $2.25 per acre lor the lot. Good land, in northern pait of county.
Ore tract of 11)20 and < ne of 12bO in the southern part cf Ochiltree coun-
ty at $1.75 per acre. Nice stock lam*.
Eleven sections in tlic northern part of Lipscomb county at £3 50 per acre
IN HEMPHILL COUNTY.
Tract of liSO ac:es 10 milts from Canadian. Good land, $1.50per acre
Tract of 1500 acres north of the Canadian River. $2.00 per acre.
Tract of 320 acres in southern part. Good land; $2.00 per acre*.
Awarded claim on h* 1 section, well improved and watred with fences and
builcli 0s, Residence and stable. $550 cu^h.
Awarded claim on h <!f section on Gageby creek. In improved but fine
land; running w&'ermost of the 3 ear; price $250 cash.
House and Lot in Canadian; good location. Price. $130 cash.
20 FUECEA ;E ZCE00L L.EYES
Written in Legal Form &m it the (iiearciit
LAND OFFICE MAPS OF DI^ÍPIIILI, LIPSCOMB, OCIIII.TI.EE
AND HANSFORD CCl NTIES JUST DECEIVED.
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Miller, Freeman E. The Canadian Crescent. (Canadian, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 25, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 19, 1888, newspaper, April 19, 1888; Canadian, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth183557/m1/4/: accessed September 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hemphill County Library.