The Sunday Morning Herald. (Amarillo, Tex.), Vol. 22, No. 12, Ed. 1 Sunday, April 17, 1910 Page: 12 of 12
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THE DAILYiPANIIANDLE GUNDAY APK1L 17 191U.
Weather At Hertford
Hereford Tex. April 10 A
keavy atorm cloud ' lata Thursday
ofaroooB brought a 'sudden drop In
the temperature and today mixed
rain sleet and mow baa been falling
t laterrala. Frospectg are for a
snowfall tonight. i
Now la the time to inak 'that
that Flower garden See Araarlllo
Greenhouse for plants bulbs etc.
How niurli money do -tin Nquumlr-r
tarh month? have It.' Invest In
Wlldorado lota before the opcn'ng
April 27th. See Oel)hardt 118 Rati
Third 8t. 205-Ic
fpcclil attention given to consignments
Name ui price on what you have to offer
Amnrillo Produce Co
304 Taylor St ' ' P 0. Box 896 v Amarillo Texas
(Coutlnnod from Toko Nine.)
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f ' For business among: banks although not so apparent
as that among merchants is just as keen. We are
.all offering you practically the same services the same
(interest rate and the same absolute safety.
' Buttherais a big difference between
the attitude of the various banKs toward
their depositors. There is no bank in
; Amarillo that taUes a more genuine in-
.'. tereit in the success of its patrons thin
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We realize fully that your success and ours is identi-
cal and that it is to our mutual advantage for this in-
stitution to be as liberal as possible and still be entirely
safc: in the matter of making you loans. '
National Bank of Commerce
Or J.l. SMITH. President; M. C. NOBLES Vice-President;
A 8 a P. BYNUM. Cashier; R.A. DAVIS. Am'I Cashier;
I C C. CIIENOWETH Ass't Casicr.
In looked iiimn H4 one of the inoHt
Interesting of the many skirmishes
In thla portion of the atato. To ho
Kobertson the leader of the expe-
dition finally wont to Arizona where
all traces of bin whereabouts bi-
came lost to hla frlenda In Tasronu
and the Panhandle.
Perhapa no one Incident la more
clearly defined in the memories of
the Tascosa cltlen than la that
memorable fight which took place
there March 21 1886 in which Ed
King Frank Valley Fred Crllton
and Jeaae Sheet lost their lives
atone tutting line no longer being
required 'Nuland In company with
Steve (Nobody) Conk well started
on a freight wagon enrouto from
Thhco to the "L 8." ranch. Iloth
NoluniJ and Cdukwull under the In-
fluence of a gonerous tanking of
liquor o( which they had Imbibed
before departure carrying an ample
supply for the Journey had a great
tlmo for a way. But the convivial-
ities raine to a sudden end when
Nolan fell from the wagon the heav:'
whecle pausing over his body and
breaking hit neck. Sadly Conkwell
ns was at hand the atones were
atood In order against the walls of
the county court bouse none taking
the initiative In setting them In
"Hoot Hill." Ilia endeavora In the
GROWTH HAS BEEN .
tiintids n Urge building mudo of con-
cri to blacks Known us the rat bluld-
lug which Is the winter homo of
their lions tigers leopards cougars I
hyenas monkeys birds and so on.
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What the Campbell Hrwthc.-a Have w 10 c"ro" large iram fn rii have fallen over the entire
Arcoinupllshed In Hie Past 12
KAIV AT LIPKCOMI1.
Crop Conditions N'unuually Flutter
Ing An Itesult of Huowfull.
Llmpscbrab Tex. April 18. Very
Veura la Miraculous.
As the Campbell Brothers Great
CotiHollduted Shows nro to be here
tomorrow a few words in regard to
the start and enlargement of thli
show might bo of interest to 'our1'
iHilJdlng known aa the elephant north eniUrn part cf ie ranhsnrtH
uiiiiuiiiR ine nouie 01 me r neru or ' . . . . ..
. .. of Texaa. About two Inches toll In
performing e ephanta Then comes! ' ' " . ..
w . " L pscotnb county and the rali Is
the camel barn the Shot and pony . . .'
' u ' general over Hemphill Ochiltree and
bum and the ring barn. Thla latter t . Thi r. inirM
bulldliig would be of special Interest
to any one aa It Is where the cake
walking horses the dancing rle-
a wheat crop and all other rrops will
be practically assured.
Condition are nnuassually flat-
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A GUARANTEED WATCH
- For ONLY
"WilhPairof Doya'or Girl's
BUSTER 1 BROWN
Blue Ribbon Shoes
TO EVERY BOY OR GIRL PURCHASING A PAIR 01'
Buster Brown Blue Ribhon Shoes
we offer the privilege of buying one of these watcnes for only
jo centi and a watch fob for 10 cents. Here's your opportu-
nity to get a genuine tirae.keepera regular dollar watch
for one-half price. I purchased without shoes watches are
$1.00 each fobs 35c each. Watches are guaranteed for one
year's aervic unless abused. . .
Brown's Star-5-Star Shoes are Best
' SEE WINDOW DISPLAY
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0171 mCES DnAW UKEAWOET
US . 4IH NJtl Doer to Goldcm Cavtfla D- C. Co
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l-AMOLS OLD CAKi W MhKL AT OU TASttWA.
within a few aeconda at tho hands
of Len Woodruff Louis Bozeman
and "Catfish" Kidd. The battle
came up over a misunderstanding
with reference to tha ownership of
cattle under what was then caflod
cattlet owners' pool the latter being
a combining of intreuta of sonit of
the more progressive cowboys and
the acquirement of small herds. It
la claimed that this assertion of in-
dependence upon the part of the cow-
boys created friction between ihem-
selves and the employes of the larg-
er syndicated interests and this in
turn briugbt about the battle" the
bloodied and most decisive In the
historyjof the community. Starcfitg
In the ploop. with three combatants
on eltjjer fclde the scene was soon
shifted to the open in less tlmo
than ( required to tell the story
the tro0 boys from the "I s."
ranchj were prone upon the ground
Jlfoleaj their bodlos riddled with bul-
lets tiider unerring aim of the cow-
boy J pool representatives. Jere
SheoK the. fourth victim was not
idenifled with either Bide of tho
controversy but In the language of
an f e witness; "stuck hla head out
ladles and gentlemen riders who
appear bof;ro yoi In their costly
wardrobe and pleasing' acts practice
during t'.e winter months.
There are many different depart
ments with a circus1 each one having
Its manager Hnd assistants
where the j prii(p;t M loarKe yield on all the Innd
The rain la swveral weeks rarllur than
it whs last year.
CALL FOIt HIPS.
msnv r..nd.r. n ....' nj r"nna V terinC In this part of Texas. FarmtTi
.. . .u langni tnetr tricua. and
i7 iuuiiiiii-k a bmiuii BHUW Willi 1110
motto attached "Honorably Conduct-
ed. Truthfully Advertised." Thla
motto has made the show what it It
today. Their shows have always
been conducted on a high moral
plan they never having allowed any
gnmhllng short changing or petty
tnievlng In or arouud fhelr shows
Being Imbued with the spirit of pro-
gression after 5 years of hard work
and strict economy they became tho
proud posHeHsors of their first ele
Mr. J. F. Garrison president of
The the Uolard. will recelvo bids ua to
business la conducted on a plan or 3; 00 p. ra Monday the th hy of
sytem equal u that of our "L'ncle May. 1910 for the erection of an
bam" clue all would be confusion eight-room brick school building for
Think of your family Increasing to the Plalnylcw Independent School
$00 people to feed thre0 times a District.-' lllds to be ronslderd.
Pbaut and camel. The ononlna- of ay: 0f mWit 0lr 'e". which must be accompanied by a certified
he Hhn. n. nov .... . . 11 u"ri' CBr 0 ''old. a mile set check for' $;.0o.00
the show the next spring wj to tliem
the proudest day of their lives. From
that time on every do.W made has
been Invested in the bettering or
the show; from one they have In-
creased their elephant to a largo
herd also their canirls.
Tfl t h Hkn n t rum eonoru ti rirt lini'A
never had the p.easue of vM. a VtZ wn!
circus in its winter quartern a de-; dorado at present' prices i Kpo r.Ph.
Plans may be
up your home entertain 6000 peo- tad by depositing 125.00 with Mr.
pie; tear It down again move back J. F (larrUnn or with the nrchl-
trMhe train and railroad 100 miles tects. OoodwInA Mexay all of ph-v
rb the next Mown aud do it every view Texas. The right to reject nnf
21 hours; and you mav hav sinn nr nil liirts la reserved.
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Ilea of what it la to handle a rlruf
made his way back to Tascosa with-
tho body of hid dead friend. The
procession was formed and another
new mound was added to the "Boot
Hill" colony of allcnt watchers for
the final awakening.
A few months later the boya of
tho "L. S." rapch made up a sura
of money with which to pay for the
setting of the grave atones on "Boot
Hill" marking the graves of those
falling In the combat on the streets.
Today the stones bearing the handi-
work of Tom Xoland mark the
gravca of the four ( unfortunates
whose lives went out'unhonored and
unsung but the last resting place of ner of the south side of the court
me artisan nas anove it no slab or hoiiBe and Jail building aa mere
shaft though perhaps no more lov-1 bushes in 1877 now measure four
ing or lovablo character was. ever feet through. These sentinels stand
recitonea among the transient so- today waving their KlIstenlnK leaves
scrlptlon might bo Interesting. bardt. 116 East Third St.
Campbell Brothers winter quarters; .-' - -
art situated on a beautiful farm one ju m.n M'qu.i. my y.
and one-half mile from Falrbury
Jfceb. on tho Little nine river. Thu
first building to attract your atten-
tion aH you approach the farm Is tl.e
mammoth horse barn wenereln'dur-
ing the winter months are stabled
250 head of hursca which are used
with tho show. Next to tho barn
and are esteemed accordingly. 1
. While no complete list of those
who deserve mention In this article
can bo made It is but fair that tho
names of Bud Turner for many
years county treasurer. E. A. Mc
Kennon county Judge. Frank Mitrh-
eM former county ccmnils sioner
Phil Seewald G. M. Suider Al Pop-
bam J. L. Penry M. McLanghlin
A. H. Webster and others rotldont
of this and other Psnhaiulb titles
be mentioned. j
"Tobo" and "John" two stately
eottonwoods planted at cither cor-
'Open a salngn account- Buy a
lot In Wlldorado beforn the opentnj
April 27th. Pec Gebhardt lis Kant
205-2o Third St.
Journera of Tascosa-.
Tho alayera of tbe cowboya and
to the breezes monuments to the
memories of Tobe Robertson Old-
I i-ii ulilii III mmi il 1MB lt w . iMii till I r Hi in m Ulilm nil..!
si(i ana waBn i strong enougn to a monte dealer of the old school
pulfiit In again." was literally riddled with bullets.
Bae by siae tne rour syndicate
cowboys and woulb-be spectator
we'o borne to "Bopt Hill" and bur
led "Boot Hill" was bo called by
renon that those burled in Ita prim-
Ule bosom slept with their boots
i awaiting tbe summons of tho
Hther of the Universe. At the time
e the' enactment of this fatal trag-
4ly the stone court house the one
during structure In the town un-
rr the able hand of Tom Noland
fas nearlng completion. This task
inded Tom Kolnnd prompted by
ho generosity of his Irish soul and
Allh a pathos and sympathy Inborn
set himself to tho work of shaping
and engrevlng headstones for the
four fallen ones. Fully and clearly
engraved with names and such data
tho tinfortunata spectator wero ar- nam's third sheriff and John King
rested by Jim Bant and his deputy ' hi8 deputy who himself later be-
John Pierce and Jailed. In the fall J came-one of the most dlstlngueshed
they were removed to Old Mobeetle peace officers of the Panhandle
and there upon trlul were freed of country.
guilt in connection wyh tho slaying' These are but a few of tho inter-
of their victims. Len Woodruff estlng facts clustering like ripened
nantisome smooth and unassuming
and tempting fruit about this pass-1
Ing village. The story must close
without lifting thn veil to reveal the ;
ana was more dead than alive when romances the struggles and aohieve-
the end of the legal battle found him ments of Its rltdng generations. The
Innocent. He wont to Hot Springs sons and daughters of the Tascosi
and there rigained his health and pioneers are cattered throughout the
strength. But strength was not all. ' country each bearing the Impress
for at that then famous resort he of the frontier's free and balmy air;
met and charmed a rich and hand-jits broad and sweeping prairies Its i
some widow who Inter married him close touch with nature and nature's '
BUILDING AND LOAN FUND
Available for purchasers o' loto on
San Jacinto Heights J
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and the couple lived at Tascosa
later moving to New Mexico where
eight yeara ago they dlad within a
few days of each other.
"Catfish' Kldd undaunted and
emboldened by hla previous exper
ience In the killing game returned
to Tascosa and in a short time be
came entangled in. a controversy
snuffing out the life of his adver-
sary. For this offense he was sen-
tenced to sixteen years In the pen-
itentiary. Later he escaped and was
never retaken by the authorities. N"
Louis Boseman like hundreds of
other characters of that day and
time passed out of the circle of ob
servance of hlg former associates
and no further record was made.
This Is tentatively the ending of the
history of the single tragedy that
gave to "Boot Hill" Its greatest In-
crease and notoriety.
The moe quiet citizens of the
community have established another
cemetery which while not possess-
ed perhapa of the wild fascinating
interest of "Boot Hill" contains the
ashes of noblemen and heroes of true
and lovable women whoae lives
would hare adorned any people with
whom their lot might have been cast.
Finally among those whose hands
have assisted In the shaping of the
present are Mickey McCormlck and
Sldro flordorner the latter a 'Mex-
ican rancher and tha former a liv-
eryman In the ' pnlmy days of the
then metropolis. They have had
telr share in the formative Dro'eas
The Old Ticosa will "goon tie a
memory but a memory rich and
sweet mellowed nnd accompanied
by babbling sparkling waters the
rustle of glistening leaves of aspen
and the songs of birds redolent with
perfume cf wild flowers another
exemplar of the statement that civ-
ilization with Its attendant commer-
cialism is death to the naturally
Made on high heel high toe
pattern and they
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world over for their
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