The Twice-a-Week Herald. (Amarillo, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 26, Ed. 1 Friday, September 29, 1905 Page: 1 of 10
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AMARILLO TEXAS FRIDAY SEPTEHBER 29 1905
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A. G. BOYCE Pr. W. M. LAY Vloe-P J. T. SNEED Jr.. caahlar J. H. BOYCE. Atltant Cashier
UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY.
Capital Surplus and Profits $160000. ..Money to loan on real estate
Correspondence or a Personal Interview Cordially Invited.
Courteoua treatmant to all.
DIRECTORS: A. G. Boyoo B. T. Wara W. M. Lay. J. T. Snaad. Jr. W. Boyca.
TO MY FRIENDS AND
PATRONS OF THE
Having recently purchased
an interest in the Channing
Mercantile and Banking Co
and the Bank of Channing at
Channing Texas I find it will
require my personal attention
to these institutions therefore I
have today tended my resigna-
tion as President of the Am-
arillo National Bank which
will take effect from this date.
In resigning the active man-
agement of this Bank I want
to assure my friends and the
public generally that it is in
excellent condition and gladly
refer you to the last statement
made to the Comptroller of the
Currency showing the strong
financial condition of this bank.
I assure you Jhat your deposits
will be perfectly safe as the
Bank is one of the strongest in
this section of the country. Any
business intrusted to it will have
B. 7. WARE.
Amarillo Tex. Sept. 12. '05.
REGRETS AND CONGRATULATIONS.
Whereas Mr. B. T. Ware who has been President
of the Amarillo National Bank for the past 5 years has
purchased an interest in the Channing Mercantile & Bank
ing Companyand the tJankot Lhanningand has beenelect-
ed President of those institutions and assumed the active
management of their affairs and such duties occupy his
time and attention to such an extent th.it he has deemed it
necessary for him to relinquish the presidency of the Am-
arillo National Bank and has submitted his resignation to
its Board of Directors; and
Whereas The Board realizes that under Mr. Ware's
management the Bank has been in a prosperous and grow
ing condition having during such time increased its Capital
Stock from $50000 to $100000 and built up its surplus
from $ 1 0000 to something over $60000 .besides paying
handsome yearly dividends to its stock - holders and. is at
present in better condition th.m than it has ever been before
and the Board further realizes the fact that a great deal of
the credit therefor is due to Mr. Ware's capable and efficient
management of the Bank's business and his personal influ-
ence and popularity; now therefore be it
RESOLVED By the Board of Directors of the Ama-
rillo National Bank that we render this expression of thanks
to Mr. Ware for his services while he has bzen connected
with this bank and of our regret at losing him from active
participation in the management of its business. We con-
gratulate the Channing Mercantile Company and the Bank
of Channing upon their acquisition of a thoroughly compe
ent and reliable business man in the prime of his powers
and capable of successfully handling large affairs and doubt
not those that institutions will grow and prosper under his
management. And to Mr. Ware we extend our best wishes
for his success in an unmeasured degree in his future un-
dertakings. J. T. SNEED Jr. Cashier.
Plans for Bridging the Classic
Stream Results In a Strong
fUR FACILITIES for giving you
Falls in Ditch.
Last Monday night while return-
Ins to his hotel T. A. Holland a
representative of the Southern Art
School of New Orleans had the
misfortune to fall into a sewer
ditch resulting in severe bruises
laying him up for seversl days for
repairs. Mr. Holland says that the
accident occurred on Fourth street
near Fillmore and that the sidewalk
Try Chamberlain's Colic Chol-
era and Diarrhoea Remedy and you
never wish to be without it in your
home. It has saved many lives.
For sale by all Drugist 22 tf
on this street at the ditch was not
protected with the usual danger
sign. In approaching the inter-
secting ditch. Mr. Holland says
that he noticed a lantern on a pile
of dirt five or six feet from the
sidewalk but that from all ap-
pearances the ditch was covered at
the point where the walk crossed
it and as it was very dark he was
unable to detect any danger in the
crossing. In falling he suceeded
in securing a hold with his feet
upon the side of the trench and did
not fall to the bottom. The ditch
at this particular point he rsports
was nine feet deep.
Water Delivered Daily
I have recently put on a daily water service and will
appreciate the patronage of the people of Amarillo;
The water used on my wagon will be from the Hess
well in the southwest part of the city which is con-
sidered the best in Amarillo.
W. R. S H A
Dr. Fly speaks out loud and
strong for a bridge across the Can-
adian. Says he is tired of wading or
swimming and it is such a long
Will A. Miller says he has placed
more than twenty settlers on the
L. X. lands north of the Canadian
river this fall who will come to
Amarillo to trade if navigation is
made safe and sure. Lets have
Col. IJoyce advised he has dur-
ing the past twenty years "gone
to the river and couldn't get
across" and that a bridge over
the Canadian river is worth more
to rotter county than a new rail-
road. Mr. Stringfellow suggested that
so many things can be had in Am-
arillo that are not furnished in the
smaller towns north and that much
wholesale and retail business will
be directed to Amarillo if a bridge
be built across the Canadian.
THE TIME ISNEARlS:
ONLY ONE WEEK 'TILL OCTOBER 6th
Prof. Zendel the High Grade Photographer whose Specialty is Ar-
tistic Posing and First Class Work will leave for Denver October 6th.
Leave Orders now Work Finished Within 48 Hours.
This much discussed proposition
at last assumes definite shape and
there is every hope that before the
May freshets of 1906 travelers
will have cesed to wade swim or
go around the treacherous Cana-
dian when they go to or from Am-
arillo and the North Counties.
A bridge across the Canadian
river has been one of the greatest
needs for years. It is at present
of more interest than any other en-
terprise for Amarillo and Potter
county as well as for the residents
of the counties north of us. There
are hundreds of people north of the
river who would market theirgrain
produce and stock in Amarillo if
there was a bridge that would in-
sure their being able to cross the
river at all times.
The need of this bridge has be-
come so serious that recently more
active steps have been taken to-
ward securing it. Mr. Garnett Lee
at his own expense has brought
Felix J. Kersting an engineer with
the Kansas City Bridge Co.. to
make a careful investigation as to
the practicability and possibility of
placing a bridge across the Cana-
dian a bridge that will stay.
Mr. Lee the wellknown ranch-
mar on the north side of the river
realizes the great importance and
Lenefit of thisundertaking and who
nas spent liberally bith time and
money toward it.
These two gentlemen returned
to Amirillo yesterday and reported
very favorably to a committee of
citizens and business men that an
ideal site for a bridge is due north
of Amarillo eighteenmilesand about
one fourth mile west of Mr. Lee's
ranch. The river at this point has
a high 35 foot bluff on the north
bank and the south bank is two
feet above high water mark and
at a depth of 32 feet below high
water a rock foundation was found
The current at this point strikes
the rock bluff just above the pro-
posed bridge site and before re-
covering its force has passed the
bridge. The rock foundation on
which to anchor and the force of
the current broken before it strikes
the bridge are two very important
features in securing a permanent
bridge and Mr. Kersting advises
that any reliable bridge company
would insure a bridge to stay five
years or more. The bridge at that
point would only need to be 516
feet 86 foot steel truss spans
resting on tubular piers which are
sunk two or three feet into an-
chored in the rock foundation
then filled with concrete which
would hold a bridge for years.
Such a bridge 18 feet wide to
allow vehicles to pass would cost
approximately $17500. This mat-
ter being of such importance a
nnmber of business men and large
property holders assembled to hear
Mr. Kersting's report and were so
favorably impressed with the propo-
sition that the proper steps were
taken to place the matter before
the property owners of Potter
Judge J. C Paul was unani-
mously elected chairman. Judge
Merrill advised that $35000 was
the limit allowed for bridges and
roads of which $6000 had been
used leaving $29000 available.
On Mr. Kesting agreeing to fur-
nish plans and specifications with;
probable cost within ten days it
was suggested that this matter be
fully discussed in the mean time
and on the receipt of the plans to
call a mass meeting of property)
first class banking service are un-
We have the capital the
'uipment the correspondents and in
verything necessary for the
c 11 f tn cl:i4
of business. You
eral and obliging. Will le glad to
have you call any time.
will tiu prompt
THE NATIONAL BANK
CAPITAL STOCK $75000.
L. Smith President
C. D. Bynum . Vice-President
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a Kay Wheatley Cashier i
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Bank Clearings at Amarillo for Week Ending
Saturday September 23 1905 . $98947.45
The First National Bank
OF AMARILLO TEXAS.
CAPITAL .... $200(MX)
SURPLUS AND PROFITS - $100000
Our unexcelled facilities are at the command of our depositors and we
extend to them every accammodation consistent with good banking.
We pay 4 per cent on savings deposits.
W. H. FUQUA President
Chas. J. E. Lowndes Cashier. J. 5. Chesnutt Asst. Cashier
SOMETHING RED HOT
In the way of prices on highest grade flour. We handle several dif-
ferent brands. Will ship in local or car lots on liberal terms.
The Southern Brokerage Company
ownrs place the plan and cost
before them urge an election to
float bonds to the amount of
$20000 and when carried ad-
vertise for bids for a staunch and
substantial bridge on a five years
guarantee and build that bridge.
Those present heartily concurred
in the proposed action and the
meeting adjourned pending a
called meeting of the chairman
when every one interested should
be present and lend his voice and
encouragement in promoting the
building of this bridge with a good
and direct highway leading to it
C. B. REF.DKR II. II. COOPER.
Reeder & Cooper
from Amarillo when the Moora
county people will join hands with
us and not only extend the good
highway north but will travel both
ends of it to the good of Amarillo
and every interest in Potter
R. B. NEWCOMERS
I have customers for the following
please refer to number:
-Small ranch from 16000 to 20000 acres that can
le well watered with artesian wells or otherwise.
No high priced land considered.
No. 185 Special tract of 10000 acres that can be bought for
not exceeding $3 per acre.
No. 192 Good colonization tract of "Ai" land near some rail-
road from 5000 to 10000 acres of low-priced land.
Body if possible.
No. 194 Man with $100000 wants to invest that amount in
good Panhandle land; Lubbock county preferred.
No. 198 Store building and seven-room dwelling in Missouri
town to exchange for good land.
No. 213 7 story stone-front steel -constructed fire-proof build-
ing 100 rooms and 7 stores. Rents for $12500.
Rooms all nicely furnished at a cost of over $25-
000. This property is offered at $125000 for clear
farm or wild land of equal value.
No. 214 Quite a number of improved income property rang.
ing in price from $1000 to $200000 to exchange
for clear-titled land in Panhandle.
No. 215 75 acres Lamar county prairie land 5 miles from
Blossom and 12 miles southeast of Paris to ex-
chauge for western land. All in cultivation good
cistern water; 45 acres black waxy balance gray
No. 2of Prom 3000 to 5000 acres in choice tracts of Pan-
R. B. NEWCOME Carson Blk. Phone 326
Jn W u La P
rpza Just received a selected line of Fancy Candies and a
2U fresh shipment of bulk Mince Meat 10c lb. Assort-
w- rnents of fresh Canned Goods are now in. si A Polk.
Fresh Cranberries just received
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