The Crosbyton Review. (Crosbyton, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 23, 1909 Page: 1 of 8
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CROSBYTON, CROSBY COUNTY, TEXAS; THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23,1909.
Children in Texas
r '"V •'
facfFSounty Will Receive A-
mounts on Basis Shown
by Reports to State
Austin, Texas.^ Sept 11, —De-
partment of education today
completed its final count and
tabulation of the scholastic cen-
sus for the year, showing 949,-
006 school children in Texas be-
tween the ages of 7 and 17.
There are 386,332 white male
school children and 370,483 white
female school children, making
a total of 747,770 white school
children. There are 95,725 male i
negro sehool children arid 97,510 j
female, making a total of 192,- j
236 colored school children. ;
According to the apportion-'
ment of the StateHBoard of Ed !
ucation, the districts and coun-'
ties wherein the>e children are
reported will receive $0.25 per
cipita as an apoortionment for
the^coming year, the money to
be used in the. maintenance of
the public schools.
Crosbyton School Report
The Crosbyton High School has
organized a literary society offi-
cers as follows;
Miss Agnes Johnson, President.
■" Miss! Essie Rogers Vice-Pres.
W. A. Craddock jr. Secv-Tres.
Mr. Cannon Critic.
Vera Gamble, Mozelle Crub-
hock, and Willie Rvers w^re
elected as Program Committee.
Mozelle Craddock and Berry
White, Newspaper Correspond-
There has been no program
arranged for this week. We
hope that each and every mem-
ber will do his best to make it a
have gat, but what you have
given; what you have tried hon-
estly to do: and yocrwill face the
future, with a more certain cause
"gOfng wTtFtHe strength of your
manhood before your maker.
Who is to profit most b.v .the
rai I road ? Wi thout doubt the
land owners; there can be but
one opinion in regard to this.
Aside from the land owners is
there profit enough to others in
a railroad to warrant the invest-
ment? Not at present, or 'until
developments resulting from a
railroad greatly increase the
business of one. Who will be
mostly benefited by such develop-
ments? Again, the present land
owners. How will such benefits
j be distributed? Largely in pro-
portion to their land holdings.
jThen should contributions be on
I that basis and in that proportion?
| Undoubtedly they should; what
! fairer basis and propositions can
there be? We all know that if
: we wait for a railroad until this
j territory becomes sufficiently
At the Dallas Fair—Both In Per-
son and a Good Exhibit
' Will lie Sent
It is intimated that a second
representation has undertaken a
Crosby County exhibit at the
As Crosby County has been
so long Without an appearance
at the Dallas Pair it may seem
well to have double representa-
tion this year; but to do -this
matter justice is quiie an under-
taking, involving considerable
labor and expense; and it would
seem the best policy to follow
the methods of other counties
and be content with one exhibit
anc} make that to the County's
credit in all respects. Leave
this year in the hands of those
who conceived, arranged for
and have thus far promoted the
enterprise, and next year let
straightforward one; and the
co-operation, support and con-
tributions of all good people of
Crosby County is invited and will
be appreciated in this enterprise
for the county's advancment.
Great encouragement has been,
extended thus far, indicating a
county-wide interest and support
on the part of its people, and we
feel confident of a fine display
that will do credit to Crosby
County and its resources.
Contributions for display in
this booth that are not of a per-
ishable character should be sent
in not later than September 30th
to The Review office, or to the
Crosby ton Com mercial Club- at
Crosbyton Delecate fruic and
vegetebales for express ship-
ment can bg^sent as late as Oc-
tober 12th4. All contributions
must be packed and shipped
from this ^>oint and should be
plainly-marked with the contri-
butor's name and address.
pense, be in attendance during CfOStlVtOn and
the entire exposition. *
This is the situation, a simple
A Child's Advice
One morning a sunday-sf.hool
% Si.'.: r.V ■/ . Vfr > v *
and I'ts Members Are Pro-
moting Same. 1
Young Men, Read This !
When young merr rea lize tha t
there is an opportunity for them
if they play straight and work
hard and realize the satisfaction
ufrrniiTg something worth ' while!
in a man's way, then, whether
To avoid misunderstanding,
and that there may not be mis-
apprehension now or in the
future in regard to the arrange-
ments for displaying Crosby
County's products at the State -
Fair in Dallas in October, it
should be known that this enter-
prise was undertaken, has thus
far been conducted and will, it
is hoped, be successfully con-
cluded by. the president—and—
members of the Crosbyton Com-
As no other person or pfersons ,
have ever undertaken to promote
at a fair in Dallas interests con-
nected with Crosby County it is
not apparent why opposition to
such action of Crosby ton's citi-
zens should_develop^ -Crosbyton—
is not responsible for such op-
position, if it exists, but in the
absence thus far of other aspir-
ants simply takes upon itself the
responsibility and expense of this
year's Fair Exhibit and to its
best efforts and facilities will '
make it to the credit and benefit
of Crosby County. All help and
encouragement will be welcomed
with the highest appreciation.
> t , Rr.-M.-BA9SETT,'1 -
The day is ended. Ere I sink: to
My weary spirit seeks repose
in thine; . V\
Father, forgive my trespasses,
This little life of mine.
At peace with all the world, dear
Lord, and Thee,
No fear my soul's unweaver-
Nu, CRuSBTTON, TEXAS.
they make little money or much ,
money, whether they live in a
palace,or a modest abode, they;
are truly successful because they j
are on good terms with themsel-1
ves. You cannot be happy in!
this world and have a fellow that)
you go to bed with at night and |
get. up with in the morning dis-!
gusted with you You may-J
settled without one to make it
profitable for a railroad to op-
erate, that it will be a long old
iwait. x *
the County's interests and equal
or excell the promoters of this
year. Certainly the County's
best interest should be consider-
--iNow, who disagrees with this, j ed and this is not advanced by
and on what grounds? one party getting in the way of
It is an all important subject to
every resident of Crosby County;
too important to pass unnoticed;
too serious to keep^ silent upon
too grave not to act
Every one should give voice
up all the treasure of a
Solomon, and yet if down inyoW,actj totbe matter, Itisa8Ub
heart you have contempt for >j Vftisi r -=—• «
yourself because you know you | sfa,#nt effort,; one
nave not been square and you
have not got it straight; you are
the most miserable man what-
v ^ver your external^ondition.
ih When pass ffom middle
life into old age, "and begin to
think over the past and see the i
inevitable is approaching when!
jec.t fbr mass meetings; for per
ione that no one
can afford to let rest or fail. Do
say and do something all you
people who together can bring
about this much desired result.
Shall it be a rai.road now, or an
indefinite. uncertain future
^^ e n ^tid 0^ .a?^ --t±LirL —JDxx
of how we got the best
this fellow and cheated him
^^>f-whac was—rightfully hter
we think of the timd when
in some sure viray wfth nobody
"Wfid out we got something that ,, w
you think not of what you I try gumdrops.
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rom six yearsi
of age' dowir; good ^ork
mule&r- Soil at a bargain.
For the benefit of any who
may be interested and are not
' informed on this subject we will
explain that in conjunction with
officers of other Commercial
Clubs acting in the interest of
neighboring counties, £he Presi-
dent of the Crosbyton Commer-
cial Club secured "One of the
most desirable reservations for
an exhibit of Crosby County's
products. Negotiations h a v e
followed for an electrical display
and other features aa a suitable
able setting for these specimens
and aa will make the booth ak
was about to be dismiss and the
youngsters were already in antic-
ipation of relaxing their Cramped
little limbs after the hours of
confine in e nt on strait-backed
chairs and benches, when the
superintendent arose and instead
of t;he usual dismissal, announced:
"Arid"now, children, let me in-
troduce Mr. Smith, who will give
us a short talk."
Mr. Smith smilingly arose and
after gazing impressively around
the classroom, began with: "I
hardly know what to say," when
the whole school was convulsed
to hear a small, thin voice back
in the rear lisp;
"Thay amen and thit down!''
See or address,
A. L. ELUSON,
ous dUpfaty of tfar articles, and
with others. Every care and
precaution will be taken for the
transportation and advancage-
in the features of Crosby
ty, and from among iw^earliesl
settlers, will, at their own \ex-
i-". ' • ' ; •
Not That Kind ~
"Once in the Bible lesson,"
said a Sunday school teacher. "I
repeated the text. Mrise aniij"
take the young child and its
ing faith can shake;
well whichever side
grave for me,
The morning light- may hrook
To Divide Harriman Estate
It is generally understood that
Jacob H; Sciiiff and Judge, R. S.
Lovett will divide between them
the financing of the Harriman
own cars. For many years the
Texas & Pacific Railway has
built all its gars at Marshall.-
finding right at hand the princi-
pal part of the material needed.
A part of the first eqqiprpent
even will be builtat Mat^halj);
This means the beginning of the
keeping of much Southwestern—
money, heretofore sent away, at' ;>^
home, where its good work of
development wiH go right afotig.
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That is the question
to ask the County
mother and flee
And then I showed the
a large pictureTtH5t
the text in bright colors.
rejif^jgAttendant8, well versed [ Then6^-- ^
a little girt said :
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We have several
tracts of land
money for you to pay.
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White, F. E. The Crosbyton Review. (Crosbyton, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 23, 1909, newspaper, September 23, 1909; Crosbyton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth242155/m1/1/: accessed February 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Crosby County Public Library.