The Canadian Crescent. (Canadian, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 33, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 14, 1888 Page: 1 of 8
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CANADIAN, TEXAS, THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 1888.
J. W. REYNOLDS,
:Wholesale and Retail Dealer in:
FEED STUFFS, GRAINS MD SEEDS,
wGENEKAl DEA1KR IN-w
IMPLEMENTS, WAGONS, HARROWS
RAKES AND PLOWS.
BUGGIES, SPRING WAGONS.
GENERAL AGENT FOR THE
BUCKEYE MOWING MACHINES.
WILL DUPLICATE ANY PRICE IN 77IE PAN-
HANDLE- WRITE FOR CASE PRICES-
tJ^S^Ptys hi#hc.st Ca-sh prices Fur hides And Furs.
MAIN STREET, - - CANADIAN, TEXAS.
All Over ths Panhandle.
FACTS AND FIGURES GLEANED i
FROM OUR EXCHANGES.
(DEALE ¡S IN
GROCERIES, DRY GOODS
Grain and Flour,
BOOTS, SHOES AND HATS,
We handle Flour and Grain by Oar Load lots
and are prepared to give yon
3IF0RE BUYINS Elsewhsrs Call & SET. PRICES
íSfNo Countrif Town can Duplicate our p> ice
MC AN ADIAN, ... TEXAS.
1L, £. Finch, p:oc;d<-it
Hknry Hamburg, Yice-Preo F. S. Lord, Cashier
O F CANADIAN, TEXAS.
CAPITAL STOCK, .... $50,000
TRANSACT A GENERAL RANKING BUSINESS,
COLLECTIONS PROMPTLY MADE AND REMITTED.
CORRESPONDENT E SO LICITED
The Only Bank (loiny an exclusive, banking business in the Panhandle.
'¿Pile interests of customer? are closely guarded, anil every facility compatable with
principies of sonnci banking freely extended.
CoBBi^roxDKNTS: National Park Bank of New York. Citizen's National Bank of
Kansas City, Mo*. Merchants* and Plantare' National Bank, Sherman. Texas.
Deposits are guarded by Sargent & Greonleaf© improved time lock. ¿
HENRY HAMBURG. JUDGE FRANK WILLIS, ROBERT MOODY.
L. E. FINCII, O. Ii. NELSON, FRED S. LORD.
At Cheyenne the trains now pass on
the Denver road.
Ochiltree claims to have water at last,
at a depth of 320 feet.
Lands were sold for delinquent taxes in
Potter county June 5.
Farwell intends to celebrate the Fourth
in grand style this year.
300 enttle were killed by gray wolves in
Lipscomo county last year* ,
3Iobeetie will celebrate the Fourth with
a barbecue and flre-works.
Timing City wants to hold a « elebratio.n
of her own on the Fourth,
Lipscomb county will hold her celebra
tion at skunk creek on the Fourth.
Roberts county apvert?ses to organize
on June 20 and elect county officers.
In Lipscomb county are 11.17 miles of
railroad crossing the *cmth*east corner
Lipscomb expects to build a brick build-
ing 25x80 leet for business purposes soon
A daily mail service i s now wanted from
Quanali to Mangum in the state of Greer.
Wheat in Greer county is estimated to
yield 25 bushels to the acre and corn 50
Waverían is the name of a post-office in
Hansford county and B.l\ Ward is its
Oldham county will send a delegation
to the state democratic convention at Dal"
las in Angus.
The summer term of school that was
inaugurated at Tascosa has stopped for
want of support.
Ochiltree, Lipscomb and Hansford coun-
ties are said to be receiving a good many
settlers these days. , <
No base-ball club has yet introduced
the great national game among the indus-
tries of the Panhandle.
Requests for three new post-offices are
being circuleted in Greer county for the
Members of all the Farmer's Alliances in
Greer county met at Mumgum lastsatur.
«taylor abusines conference.
District court in Lipscomb county had
very little business and the officers ad.
journed one day and went fishing.
Thomas Ilerndon received severe in-
juries at Farwell last week about the face
and eyes by the explosion of a cartridge.
Buffaloes to the number of seven have
been caught or killed in Sherman county
this spring, showing they are not yet ex-
tinct in this region.
Company G and I of the 13th infantry
arrived at Ft. Elliott last week taking the
p!aee ofthe colored troops recently trans-
ferred to New Mexico.
ALMOND, ALEXANDER & CO
-Wholesale and Retail Dealers in¿—
LARGE STOCK AL IVA IS
CANADIAN, — TEXAS.
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The black clouds from the north
cast that rose up about five o'clock
Monday evening brought heavy wind
as well as rain, and caused consider
able damage to certain buildings.
The residence of Robert Deans in
the north-east part of town was
struck by the force of the storm and
utterly demolished. The bouse was
picked up bodily and raised about
ñfteen leet in the air when it was
hurled to the giound and totally
crushed, the walls being thrown in
all directions some a distance of one
hundred feet. The family was in
tha cellar at the time and no one
was injured. The furniture and
other things were badly torn up and
seriously damaged. Mr. Deans went
bravely to work Tuesday morning
rebuilding his home, and all things
are again as usual on the hill. The
damage was about $100.
The residence of W. B. Crabtrce,1
a short distance north of town was
also badly shattered and torn up
the roof being taken off by the wind.
and the walls crushed in. The fur
niture was broken and damaged, his
dishes cracked and broken and ñour
and provisions wet and damaged by
the rain. No one ot the family was
hurt, which seems almost a miracle
since they were all in the house at
the time. The damage to him was pians< Klevation, :U1(1 Specification*
perhaps $75. The sympathies of the | prepared and furnished for all kinds of
Stone, Brick, Wood or Iron Buildings on
short notice, and will also superintend,
furnish material and labor for -the con-
struction and completion of all kinds ot
k s s
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Contractor and Builder'
entire co mm unit}" are extended to
these famlies for the misfortune, but
all are heartily glad that they all
escaped without injury or harm.
Have you a friend in the east who
would like a new home? Send him
your paper. Subscribe for him if you
are able. If not, send him your own
after you have read it. A good news-
paper which is always endeavoring
to set forth the advantage? of its
country is the very best agent that
can be sent abroad, it approaches
the kind of a man wanted here in a
silent manner, and finds him un-
suspicious of any design upon the
opinions of the country. It works
on him quietly and assiduously until
he finds himself desiring to see the
country h icq self. He then "goes
west to take a look" prepared to find
tilings as they are. He is partially
acquainted already. The newspaper
Buildings and Roofs of Slate, Shingle
Iron or Felt.
CANADIAN, - - TEX.
— ( dealer in )
LUMBER, MOULDINGS, SHINGLES, LATH,
DOORS, SASH, GLASS AND GOAL.
fflF"Largest Stoek and Best Grades in the Panhandle.
CANADIAN, : : ' : TEXAS.
Heal Estate and Collecting Agent.
.INSURANCE AGENT FOR THE PANHANDLE
Agent for the Diebold Fire and Burgkir proof safes.
CANADIAN, < < < . TEXAS.
has done more than a dozen agents
Report has it that a party of hunters is in silk hats coukl do, and at a
now scouring the north-west par t of the ! hundredth part of the expense.
Panhandle to tiqd and capture all the
buffaloes that c^n be found.
Nothern parts of the Panhandle now
.receive mail from the southern countrv as
earlvas thev-do from Kansas City since
the new postal routes .have commenced
Cresswell is to have a seven column
Men or women rarely visit those
who do not invite them; and a* a
rule they would consider themselves
intruders if they did so. On the
same principie people seldom buy
3Ir. Willsteadt is the publisher of the
Liberal Leader, the largest paper in Lib-
good3 of merchants who do not ask
newspaper. It is to be published : by j them for ihe patronage- A standing
Lambert Willsteadt of Liberal, Kansas, advertisenjent in a local paper is a
continual invitation to customers,
and an evidence that the merchant
is anxious for their patronage-
The Washita folks had a Sunda}r Again, our experience in the news
school picnic last Saturday, and j paper business has taught us that
there was enjoyed an altogether good the liberal advertiser is a liberal man
NEW MEAT MARKET
For the best and freshest
go to Mooody's new meat market.
Choice Beef and Pork always
on hand. Near Suther^
land Hotel, Main St
Canadian, - Texas
F. E. MILLER,
JIttorndy rt Haw
Collections Promptly Made-
■ SPECIAL ATTENTION TO 1AHD •
-Office in Cbsscskt Building.] vAflAiUiLA) A ISA
time. Editor Miller, of the Cana-
dian Crescent, made the oration,
which we arc informed was a fino
one, and besides there were speeches
and talks bv several others, and
singing by the children. The lun-
cheon spread did great credit to the
ladies, and more than satisfied all
present. And our Washita friends
are not over feeling happy to this
After the new time card goes into
effct next Sundy, traveling in this
part of the Panhandle will be more
to deal with, and the reverse of this
is equally true. The moral to this
is, scan the columns of your local
paper, and if jrou want the worth oí
your money, and courteous treat-
ment, deal with those who advertise
and nine times out of ten you will
make money by so doing.
Cheap Excursion to Chicago,1 to
the national republican convention
June 1C to 19 inclusive tickets will
be on sale, and good for returning
20 to 25 inclusive, at $19.50 for
round trip from Canadian, which is
less than 1 cent per mile.
G. M. COMBS,
GENERAL LAND AND
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Applications made for
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Conveyances furnished tree to all
wishing to look at our lands.
Caveats and trabe marks obtained and
all patent business conducted for moder-
Our offiice is opposite U. S. Patent Of
lice, We have no sub-agencies; all busi-
ness direct: hence, can transact patent bus-
iness hi less time mid at less cost than tbo*e
remote from Washington.
*M nd model, drawing, or photo, with a
description. We advise if patentable or
not free of charge. Our fee not due until
patent is secured.
A book, "How to obtain patents," wWi
references to actual clients in your slate,
comity or town sent tree. Adures*
C. A. SNOW ¿fe CO.
Opposite patent Office, Washington, D. C
I am prepared to furnish on short
notice BLUE PRINi COPIES ofthe
. Land Office Maos
Ot all the Panhandle counties, at One Dol-
lar per copy lor each county. I control
a laage quantity of lands in most of the
Panhandle counties and will be pleased
tuanish lists of them to purchasers.
J- DAUGHERrY, Dallasiexf
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Miller, Freeman E. The Canadian Crescent. (Canadian, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 33, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 14, 1888, newspaper, June 14, 1888; Canadian, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth183565/m1/1/: accessed January 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hemphill County Library.