The Crosbyton Review. (Crosbyton, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 22, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 10, 1909 Page: 6 of 10
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Texas Nebraska 4Land Co.
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jneral agents fiiFloyd and adjoining counties, the great
shallow water belt on the Plains. Prices from $5.00 to
Stamper acre owing ^o distance from railroad arid towns.
Can fit you up in any size tracts. Terms to suit purchaser.
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Central Plains Land Company
/ WOFFORD & ItlLEY, M'G'RS.
~ writ* M, Ho 19o«Hl to Aaswn Questions
Prices ranging from $15. up
We have some twenty one-fourth sections of first-class plains
land that we can sell for one-fourth cash, balance from one
to ten payments.
LOCKNEY, - TEXAS
A pelect list of the bcpt and
cheapest lands on the Plaint
We are being blest wtfck rain,
having had a nice little shower
last Thursday also one on Mon-
day of this week.
in ill health for, quite a while,
died while under treatment at
the Lubbock Saintarum. The re-
mains were brought to Peters-
burg and interred Saturday. She
had; been gradually failing, and
her death was no surprise.
Although loving hands did all
that could be done it was of no
avail. Two of her sons, Albert
and Robert came in Saturday
but too late to attend the funeral.
Sister Hall was ja devoted Christ-
ian and loved by all. We extend
condolence to her bereaved
Dr. , Hudson's mother and
brother who have been visiting
him returned this week to their
Mrs. BeulahStagner's mother
brother and sister are visiting
her, from their home in Mexico
Mr. Dodge and family ac-
companied by Nat Jones and
wife returned this week to their
old Kansas home.
Mr. Britt is. building three
busines3 houses, one to be stock-
rived have been discussed so fre-
quently in these columns that to
again make a long "spiel" on the
subject would be out of our pro-
vince," helieveTng as we do that [nlgantj dogS~as well as myself.
business - man ought to be
able to see the good as clearly as
soon as a newspaper publisher.
The date for organization
should be set and every business
man in town turn out, make it a
whole town affair and then it
can be said Lockney's Commer-
cial Club represents ''Lockney,"
ed with drugs another to be used
for a restaurant and meat mar-
ket, the other not being rented
J. Grand Emmett Ford are
each building an addition to
their residence. —
Carrol Philips who has been
visiting friends and relatives
here l@ft Monday morning. He
preached Sunday night.
Ira Broyles of Lodkney came
to Petersburg last Sunday, and
Lorena Gunn returned with him.
A Live Club
The business men of Lockney
- —and women-are wider-awake
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than they were formerly from
the fact that they are discussing
, and that seriously, the organiz-
ation of iflive Commercial Club.
Its need and the good to be de-
Farmers To Eliminate Specu-
Farming is not the snap that
inostcity raised people think it is
but all things considered",-it is a-
bout the best business open for a
wide awake energetic young imn
at the present time. Eachi'
year farmers^ are becoming bet-
ter skilled in their own business
and the majority are getting
muchjnore out of it than they
used to. Scientific and sensible
methods are being adopted,
especially by the newer genera-
tion, who have come under the
influence of the agricultural col-
lege. There is still much room
for progress, bat the majority
are headed the right way. For
the past two or three years* the
farmer has rather had the better
of it, so far as prosperity is con-
cerned. The farmer has a great
advantage over the city man in
many ways. He may not make
as much money as some of the
big business men, butheis-freer
from worry which is worth much.
The farmer is not only able to
pass unscathed through panics
which dig great wrinkles in the
face of. the merchant or the man-
ufacturer, as comparatively re-
cent events testify. He can also
do things with public, approvaU
which a city man can't do except
under penafty of,being denounced
far and wide and of being writ-
ten up in the Sunday newspapers
as a menace to society.
Take the plan of the farmers
to construct a chain of ware-
houses in the 'grain . producing
territory, which Is now being
promoted. What is ther object of
It is to eliminate the speculator
and middleman from the grain
market, thus securing to the
farmers the profits of both. It
is al£o to enable the farmers to
hold their wheat back for higher
prices before ~ disposing of it to
directly buying interests.
-To put it a„ little differently,
the idea is for the farmers to be
of letting'the speculators hold it
from the market until the price,
if low, is pushed up, the farmers
will do that piece of business
•themselves. Instead of letting
4he speculator make whatever
profit the operation brings, the
farmers will deposit the sum in
bank themselves. v .. --
A Short Story On Dogs
I presume there is not an oth-
er man on earth who likes peo-
mak# in the world, they were
members of the New Britain;
cricket team. Corbin was the
star bowler and Gilbert was a
terror at the bat: They were
big factors in making New Brit-
ain win a great majority of its
games. One day Gilbert,in/a fit
of rage, shot,and killed, Henry
Durwell. Corbin stood by his
friend through the trial, but the
evidence was conclusive and Gil-
bert was regarded as lucky to
escape the gallows.
- * *You are guilty; " said^orbin, .
"and you deserve your punish-
ment, but I shall still be your
friend and twice every year I'll
come to see you."
For forty-five years Mr. Corbin
has kept his word.
Doing Your part
What are you doing to make
your, home a place of peace and
pleasure and contentment for its
As a wife and mother, are you
being as agreeable, amiable as
E. M. White & Son
I never could- like or take any
interest in anything I could not
understand, hence my partiality
to folks and pups. I understana
them as well as I understand
daylight from darkness.
Dogs are much easier under-
stood than people, unless the
person is very young and has
not had time to learn how to lie
and deceive. -' Dogs have a great
deal more loveble and commend-
able traits of charm than man,
because they preserve them in
all their original purity, while a
man soon begins to suppress or
conceal his better nature as soon
as he discovers that he person-
ally can benefit thereby. If a
dog likes you, you will have no
difficulty in knowing the fact.
His every movement and action
tells you that he is your friend.
He will stay out with you in rain
and sleet, and guard your bed
while you sleep. He demands
no princely salary for being your
friend, but without a murmur or
complaint he receives the scraps
left from your full meal with
grattitude, and if he loves you,
will even lick the hand that
strikes and abuses him.
If you are rich he will lie on
your best sofa and sleep on your
bed if you will permit him to do
so, or if it pleases "you best, he
will crawl under the house, dig
a nice hole in the dirt and sleep
the sleep of the contented All
he wants is your confidence and
your love. Then when you go
broke and the world turns its
frigid shoulder to you, the dog
will leave a warm bed and follow
you through the very depths of
poverty and starvation, with not
ev<in a whine of discontent.
People don't always do as much
I for their friends. - All of . them
are good and true as long as you
are on top of the water, but it
grieves me to say that there are
some few who will give you the
marble gaze when your money is
gone and you are really in need
of a friend, but your dog, never.
Hardware, Implements,... Furniture, Carpets,
Matting Linoleum, Etc.
Weber Wagons, Porliii Oren-
Waterbury, Conn., June 3.
Philip Corbin of New Britain,
president of the American Hard-
ware Company and looked
upon as one of Connecticut's
richest citizens* has returned
from the State prison in Webers-
fteld, " where 'fife visited his old
chum, Charles Gilbert, a convict
sentenced in 1864 for murder.
Mr. Corbin makes two trips 'a
year. , • "
Years ago, when both man!
were young With their way to
you can be? Are you making
the home the dearest and most
cheerful spot on earth for .those
who are entrusted to your care?
As a husband and father, are
you doing your best? Are you
taking time for pleasant little
journeys with yoU^ffimily"^^
and then, or an evening of amuse-
ment where you make the wom-
an you chose for your life com-
panion feeL that she is still the
sweetheart of old?
Or are you talking poverty and
failure and thinking continually
of petty economies and putting
off to some indefinite day in the
future the pleasure and recre-
ation which you might all be en-
Now is the ante-roo.n to heaven
If you are making it miserable,
dull or unhappy for^those who
belong to you, you are spoiling
And what will you get here or
hereafter to recompense you?
As you are, you wiil be. ^ke
yourself worth while now.
Professional and Business
per inch per mouth.
LLOYD A. WICKS
General Practice. Abstracting
Land Transfers a Specialty.
Crosbyton, -:- Texas
I Lawyer and Abstracter
Land fcnd Estate Litigation a Specialty
Written opinions given on land titles
AbStfactS made On-Crosby couaty lands
W. E. CRANFORD
Land matters a specialty
W. H. EMIG
Leave calls at 0. K. Livery Bam
Plainview, - Texas.
For Best Bargains
Burleson Land Company
Plainview, Texas, next door to
Real Estate Exchange. Our
Autos go everywhere.
Percy Lamar, son of W. D.
Lamar of Emma, has just re-
turned from Denton Tex. where
he has been attending school.
Percy is a model young man and
his friends are glad to have him
again in their midst.
J. R. Burrus of Lubbock, was
a visitor to Crosby ton on Crosby-
ton day and spent his time with
his daughter, Mrs. J. Walling.
Mr. Burrus was well pleased with
Wanted — Two shoats that
will weigh about fifty pounds,
bring.them to A. C. Lewis. New
Hotel, Crosby ton Tex. 2t
The Review job office is taming ottt
a good grade of printing—send in your
Dr. J. B. Hall
All work guaranteed
fi rst • c 1 ciss
J unc '23
W. N. Bicknell
Emma, - - - Texas
A good line of Clocks and all
— kinds of Jewelry.
F. B. Gouldy & Co.
Real Estate Brokers
Exchanges a specialty.
J. D. DALLAS
Special Portrait Photographer
Finishing for Amateur
All work guaranteed
Orders taken for the most up-to-
date gents' tailor made to meas-
ure suits. I do all kinds of press-
ing,,-dyeing and repairing.
Sheep For Sale
1000 Choice Young Sheep For Sale
Call on me or write me at Peters-
burg, Texas, and put in your claim
at once if you want Sheep.
You will have to hurry if "you want
^ ~ first choice. "
D. R. BAILEY,' Petersburg, Tex.
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White, F. E. The Crosbyton Review. (Crosbyton, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 22, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 10, 1909, newspaper, June 10, 1909; Crosbyton, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth242140/m1/6/: accessed March 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Crosby County Public Library.