The Canadian Crescent. (Canadian, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 28, 1888 Page: 1 of 8
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canadian, texas, thursday, june 28, 1888.
J. W. REYNOLDS,
:Wkole*alc and llciail Dealer in:
FEED STUFFS, GRAINS HNI| SEEDS,
^-ftENKKAl DEAiER IN-w
implements, wagons, harrows
RAKKS AND PLOWS.
BUGGIES, SPRING WAGONS.
GENERAL AOHSÍT FOR THE
BUCKEYE MOWING MACHINES.
All Over the Panhandle
FACTS AND FIGUBBS GLBA1T3D
FROM OUR BXCHANQKS.
WILL DUPLICATE ANY PRICE IX THE PAN-
HANDLE. WRITE FOR CASE PRICES.
P%ya Cash pri<v¡ For Ihktaa And Fuw.
' MMN 8TREIT, - - - CANADIAN, TEXAS.
Potter countr otras only HyUO.75.
Methodigts hold their quarterly meeting
at Mebeetie lust Sunday.
Bennett is the ume of th^new county
Mat of Roberts county.
The water tank at Miami been eOm-
pleted. It holds 50,000 gallons.
Miami has bwn m«4jthe stoppiag off
plaee for Buckskin JToe's colonists.
HARRISON AND MORTON!
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Tke Republicans Finally Kominato
a ¥tokat aad Adjourn.
GKBUSAL SATISFACTION MiJIIF
WITH TOE NOMINEES.
Tbe Republican natian&l con-
vention assembled in Chicago last
Monday morning when telegrams
from Blaine were read again asking
the delegates not to rote forkim.
The sixth ballot of the convention
wa# then taken resulting as follows:
Brand burners are said tobe getting in * Blaine 40, Alger 137, Allison 725,
their line work in Potter county now.
GROCERIES, DRY GOODS
Grain and Flouk,
BOOTS, SHOES AND HATS,
í W* handle Flour and Grain by Car L^d lots
and are prepared to give you
BEFORE BffYINff Elsewhere Call & (JET PRICES
SiST*J\ o Covnb-ii Town cctn Duplicate our pi ice
L. E. Fivoa, Pre^i leat
Hwn-ry Hamburg, Yioe-Pres
OF CANADIAN, TEXAS.
CAPITAL STOCK, - - - -
TRANSACT A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS.
COLLECTIONS PROMPTLY MADE AND REMITTED.
The Only Bank doing «■ exeimive banking business in the Panhandle.
The mtero3fcs of ¡we closely tfnarded, and every facility compatable with
id banking freely extended.
Tascosa claims that she will have water
work* in operation before June closes.
**ke town of Hartley In the eounty of
the earns oaixte is growing some now*
Surve^o** have finished the survey i ng
of Ilia Tyler TAp lands in Q&mti ecmnty.
- Hot a single Jttdietment Was returned
by tke lafcegf«n(l jury of Fetter eounty.
Tke Burnett hotel at Higgins was open,
ad la*t Wednesday night with a grand
15.000 fruit and forest trees t*ave been
sold in Hansford county lor tfce fall
Jluekskin Joe's fww colony roüte fg
frem Miami to Mobeatie t^-Maagusa to
Tke new ofieers we*tly elected in Car-
son county took the oath and gave bonds
i Hit week.
A scbool-hou\e will be created at the
mouth of Gilialieu creek this fall in Lips-
Higgins has been sold out to the Santa
Fe town company, those who formerly
owned it having dispoud of their interest.
O.Jolinson, section ^*mairí at Wash-
burn. fell under the train there Tuesday
night of last week and had his left foot
A paper is being published in the inter-
est of Cold water in Sherman county but
J. S. Lord, Ca.bier Ift is not yet Printedon I,#nh8nd!e g0«• 11
is called the Clarion.
There is likely to be quite a contest over
the eounty-seat election even yet and
threats of contesting the oiganization are
$50,0001 being freely made in Roberts county.
New stock pens are being erected at the
depot near the town of Tascosa of lar<re
and capacious accommodations to meCt
the demands ofthe stock interests tliere.
The anti-Miami ticket was elected in
Roberts county last Wednesday. The
principal officers are as follows: Judge,
W. T. Lard; sheriff. G. C. Gray; elerk,
Robert Alcorn; treasurer. S. G. Carter;
ALMOND, ALEXANDER I CO
^Wholesale and Retidl Dealers in—
LARGE STOCK AL WA IS
CANADIAN, — TEXAS.
Gresham 91, Harrison 231, Sherman
24:4, McKinley 12, Foraker 1. Grant
There being no choice another bal-
lot was had resulting aa follows:
Blaine 11, McKinley 16, Harrison
278, Ilayusand 1, Alger 129, Limaoln
2, Sherman 201, AULsen 78, Gresham
91. Xo ob«ice.
At this juncture the mido of Al-
lison was withdrawn and on the
next ballot Harrison was nominated)
the ballot being as full#we; Blaine 9,
Alger 100, Gresham 59, Harmon
544, Sherman 118, McKinley 4. On
motion Harrison's nomination was
Balloting for Vice President vas
then commenced. Levi P. Morton,
oí New York, William Walter
Phelps, of New Jersey, and William
O. Bradley, of Kentucky, ware plac-
ed in nomination. Morton was
nominated on lirBt ballot receiving
nearly 600 votes.
After complimentary resolutions
the convention adjourned.
For further proceedings see other
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CBBiracior and Builder'
Plans. "Elevatioas and Speeifieatíons
prepared and furnwhed for all lítate #rf
Stone, Brick, Wood or Iron Buildtnsrs on
short notice, and will also supermieBU,
furmsh material and labor for the con-
struction and oempletion of all kinds at
Buildings and Hoofs of Slate, Shiogl<\
Iron or Felt.
CANADIAN, - - TEX
|iauul|>les of soaa..—v. , ,
• oaawwsDjxw: XniSoual r«rk B^ink of Xow Vork, (^tinen's National Bank of assessor, B. F. Dudney; surveyor, G. M. creek, and a public termor school
Gardens are needing rain.
Corn is holding its own.
The oat crop is a failure.
Sorgum and millet are doing well.
The post-offiee just established at
Morton's Store is named Royal.
Miss Jennie Morton has been sworn
in a6 assistant poet-mistress.
The school house for the Morton
district is to be located on Wolf
Asnto* CUy. and FlunNational Bank, Sherman. Texas.
Deposits ara guarded by íHrgeaí cSt Gi'oenleaTs improved time lock.
H* RY HAMBURG. J¥DG£ FRANK WILLIS.
Ii. K. rrXOH, O. H. XEUSOX. FRED 6
Lon Smith, a saloon-keeder of Endee*
across the line, shot Al Kirby at Tascosa
will be held next winter.
Almost daily we see Canadian
sports angling in first creek.
ROBERT MOODY. J jnfit Friday morning With intent to murder j Timms City will make the eagle
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but did not tucceed in hurting him much . scream on the Fourth.
. L. HOOVER,
( DEALER IK )
LUMBER, MOULDINGS, SHINGLES, LATE
D00S3, SASH, ■GLASS ASD COAL.
¿£Sr*Largost SU>ek and Best Grados in the Panhandle.
canadian, : : : : texas.
F. H. SNIDER-,
Real Estate and Collecting Agent.
INSURANCE AGENT FOR THE PANHANDLE
Agent tkr tke Dtebeld Fire aad Burgktr proof safes.
CANADIAN, .... TEXAS,
F. E. MILLER,
Will Practica in aU the Courts of the stale. Taxes
• Nan-Rejiid^nis. Titles Investigated-
Coueotions Promptly Made•
SPBGIAL ATTSWTION TO i-AND AND CRIMINAL LAW
QflkM in Osm«s &*tlAiog. CANADIAH, TEX
It was the result of an old brawl. After a
prelimary trial the offender was held un-
der $1.000 bonds which he was unable to
give and remains in jail.
After a preliminary examination last
week the brand-burners of AVheeler eoun-
ty were all jeleased on bail exeept Zack
Miller who was discharged. Jim Ligon
and George Boyd were held on two county
of $H00 each and one Jordan ia the sum
of $160. Much dissatisfaction was aroused
by the lameness of the prosecution.
We learn that after a canvass of the vote
the first ofthe week by there mmissi oners
, of Wheeler county, Bennett was declared
the county seat of Roberts county, having
received a majority of two votes al the
recent election in that county. But it is
understood that the organization will be
contested in the courts on the ground tliat
the requisite twenty days'notice was not
given and that certain polls were not open-
ed according to law.
The remains of a human body were re-
cently found in the^outh-west corner of
the Rocking Chair pasture and. indications
pointing to foul play, a short investigation
results in the almost absolute certainty
I that the unfortunate's name was Rush;
that he came from Jack county with cat-
tle two years a^o; that he was murdered
and his cattle appropriated by a man nam-
ed Clements. He had 1|5 head oí eatile.
The place was wild and secluded and a
fit one for sucha tragedy.
Mr. W. J. Flowers, of Canadian
has been soliciting orders for nursery
stock among oar citizens.
Prospectors from Missouri hava
pmrchased fifteen sections in one
body, including railroad land, sit-
uated on the fiats in the south-
western part of the eouniy.
Songs of praise ascenéeth in favor
©f sorghum. We arise to remark
What is the matter with popcorn?
Sin&e our erop expeimenting in Don-
ley county, in 18SQ, we have had
popcorn on the braiu. It makes a
fine fodder, grows without reference
to the weather, and throws out
suckers innumerable. We have one
acre planted and it is growing out
of our knowledge. A small patch
is on a gravely mound and it keepa
up with the procession. 2sext season
we intend to plant Ven acres to the
diminutive eorn. Popcorn is one
of the coming staple crops of the
Your correspondent will begin
the erection of houses, and will
establiak a poultry yard on Buffalo.
NEW MEAT MARKET
For the best and freshest
go to Mooody's new meat market.
Choice Beef and Pork always
on hand. Near Sutker-
land Hotel, Main St.
Canadian, - Texas
S. K. COKBS.
GEftKR.iL LAND AND
LOCATING AGENT _
Applications made for
1 "SCHOOL LANDS.
Conveyances furnished free to all
ic¿shiny to look at our Imnds.
CORRESPONDEN CM SO-
Caveats and trabe marks obtained and
fdl patent business conducted for moder-
Our ofSice is opposite U. S. Patent Of
flee. We have no sub-agencies; all b«il~
ness direct: hen^, own transact patent bus-
iness in less time and at less cost than those
remote from Washington.
Send model, drawing, or photo, with a
description. We advise if patentable or
not free of charge. Our fee not.due unrti
patent is secured.
A book, "How to obtain patents," wllk
references to actuai clients in your state,
county or town sent tree. Address
C. A. SNOW k CO.
Opposite patent O «lee, Washington, D. C
I am prepared to furnish on short
notice BLUE PRINt COPIES ofthe
Land Office Maos
Ot all the Panhandle counties, at One Dol-
Jkr per copy lor each county. I «eatrol
a laage quantity of lands in most of the
Fanhandle counties and will be pleased
luaalsh lists of them to purchasers.
J S. DAUGHkferY, Dallas texi.
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Miller, Freeman E. The Canadian Crescent. (Canadian, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 28, 1888, newspaper, June 28, 1888; Canadian, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth183567/m1/1/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hemphill County Library.