Canyon City News. (Canyon City, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 12, Ed. 1 Friday, June 2, 1905 Page: 2 of 4
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CANYON CITY NEWS JUNE 2 1905.
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K.'iil road Notes.
There is a decided drouth with
reference to the proposed rail-
road from "Amarillo to the
South" these days. All the talk
now among the newspapers is
the extension from Quanah via
Hale Center to Roswell. Last
week some men connected with
this movement were at Plain view
and other points on the South
Plains and there was plenty of
feteing and lots of talk. Quan-
ah thinks it is iroirnr. sure and
perhaps it is. The Fort Worth j
Record under date of May i". j
published the following special j
concerning this project from i
Oklahoma City: j
It was announced here today!
that the Frisco railroad would j
be extended 10) miles west of j
Qnanah Texas as soon as!
possible. G. J. Jones who built j
the extension from Oklahoma!
City to Quanah. has just return
ed from an inspection of the new i
ronte and will be identified with '
the construction. The immedi-;
ate objective point is Hale
Center Texas about half way
between Quanah and Roswel!
George Seydler our new mer-
chant from Bay City has a notice
in this issue of 1 he News
what he says. He has purchased
nice residence property here his
family will arrive next Jmonth he j
has come to stay w ith us. He is a j
business man of experience a good
buyer in his line and proposes to
sell goods to News readers as close
as anybody. Coming from South
Texas he knows the value of the
right sort of advertising and will
keep our readers informed through
Mrs J. C. Pipkin who returned
one day last week from a visit
to some of her children near
Piainview reports a bumper
crop of fruits and vegetables for
that section. She says that
peaches cherries apples and
all the small fruits such as
gooseberries etc. promise a big
yield and that everything else
Mr. Wilkinson of Lubbock and
daughters Miss Delia and Mrs.
Hoover accompanied by Miss
Amelia Wilson left for Lubbock
yesterday. Miss Deiia who for
sometime past has occupied the po-
sition of Milliner at the Mercantile
is expecting to leave us for good.
Miss Wilson is going on a visit ex-
pecting to return in about six
Mrs. G. W. West shipped her
household goods back to the old
Missouri home this week and the
family started Wednesday evening
for Kansas City where they will
remain with relatives a few days
before going to Keatesville their
The Lubbock Avalanche re-
ports a grand jury session ot two
weeks and 14 bills 10 of which
are for felonies and four misde-
meanors. Nothing of this kind
doing in Randall County thank
A NEW BUSINESS!
I have just opened up in the
Wansley building with a well
selected strictly NEW and
FRESH line of DRY GOODS
The stock has been piirchas
ed on a cash basis and will be
sold at Cash prices to all alike
and for CASH only.
A full line will be kept includ-
ing1 a complete assortment of
the justly celebrated Hamilton
Brown Shoe snone better
made the public is cordially
invited to call in examine our
goods and get our prices.
Yours to please
WALTER G. COBB.
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LAND LIVE STOCK AND
CANYON CITY PROPERTY.
Thousands of acres of fine Grazing and
Agricultural lands at froml.oO to
av-ir Urtiui; iu luxa
tion ana improvement.
J An Enjoyable Party.
At an early hour Tuesday even-
ing the invited guests began to ar-
j rive at the cosy bachelor apart
ments of Mr. Travis Shaw.
Games were commenced and
soon "Lonehurst" the suggestive
name given Mr. Shaw's den was
echoing and re-echoing with the
merry chatter and laughter of many
voices. In "Panic" Mr. Murphy
invariably "cornered on steel"
while Miss Minnie Donohoo deserv-
ed the prize booby in "Mug-
gins." Miss Delia Wilkinson can
play off part of her opponents
"Flinch" and all their reserve then
come out winner for her side. Mr.
Hutchings knows how to play
About io:3o delicious ice cream
and cake was served. 'Twas so
plejsing to the palate no one could
blame Mr. Wright for eating well
we were glad it was impolite to
count the saucers of cream disposed
of for none were inclined to act as
mathematicians however he sur-
vived which is another proof of the
excellency of the cream and cake.
Miss Delia Wilkinson the guest
of honor had the unusual pleas-
ure (?) of hearingher own obituary
prepared by the sorrowing friends
she leaves behind and read by Mr.
Soon after the above Mrs.
Oscar Hunt's sympathetic heart
touched by Mr. Sowder's evident
depressed spirit consoled and
sympathized with him.
It was a late hour when the fol-
lowing guests took their departure:
Mesdames Wright Thompson
Murphy Park Reynolds Hunt
and Howell; Misses Delia Wilkin-
son Emma Bowyer Nettie Cobb
Amelia Wilson Bertha Mills Car-
Notary Public Abstracters in
office opposite Northeast corner
of Square. Inquiry Solicited.
rie Jordan ' Minnie Donohoo
Emma and Maud Brandon; Messrs.
Wright A. H. Thompfoi. ' 0at"
Murphy D. A. Park John Howell
Oscar Gamble R. A. Sowder
Tom Frank Wilson Travis Shaw
C. P. Hutchings.
All persons indebted to the
late Canyon City Hardware it-
Grain Co. are hereby requested
to please come forward at once
and settle their accounts as it is
desired to close up the business
affairs of said company. Call
at the grain office as the bocks
Wednesday Will Foster re-
turned from a visit to relatives
and friends at the old home
lien Franklin. He says it was
too soggy down that way to be
pleasant getting around.
On the night of June 8 the
Junior League will entertain on
the lawn at John Howell's with
a social. Ice cream and cake
will be served as refreshments.
B. D. McLarry and family hit
the dirt road as he informed The
News for Uvalde Wednesday
The ladies of the Baptist church
will serve ice cream and cake in
the Hutson building on Monday
night June 5th.
Mrs. Gus Lewis of Amarillo
came in Tuesday and will visit
relatives and friends a few days.
If it's candy you want see Wilson
for the best kind. 19 tf
"PROCRASTINATION IS THE THIEFOF TIME'
The opportunity for securing a cheap home in the
THE FERTILE PECOS VALLEY'
will not long remain open. We are bringing hundreds of peo-
ple from Illinois Indiana Iowa and Missouri into the valley
every month and it is only a question of a short titns when the
most desirable land will be gone.
You had better avail yourself of the next Homeseeker Excur-
sion and take a trip to this wonderful farming section. Its
products were awarded tirst premiums at the Louisiana Purchase
Exposition at St. Louis last year. Excursions from all points
north and east on the fii st and third Tuesdays of each month.
For further particulars write to
A. L. CONRAD
Amarillo Texas. Traffic Manager.
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This tine J.nk will make the
season at my place 3 miles west of
Canyon City and will serve mares
at $10 to insure a living colt. No
insurance in second hands. Colts
stand gooJ for season. Will give
season to best colt shown at Can-
yon at Reunion in 1906. Randolph!
is 5 years old 1 5 1 hands high extra '
tine head and ears heavy bone; j
sire a Tennessee Maltese Jack; dam
a large Mammoth Jennctt. This
Jack has proved himself an excel-
lent breeder colts good size and tine
style. See his colts before breeding.
K. A. Campbell.
(Jet Your Trees Froiy the
Over 100 varieties growing here;
100000 trees in stock all of which
are Plains' grown. Have had 14
years experience in Texas. Write
me fo' catalogue. Visitors welcome.
L. P. LANDRUM Proprietor
A. N. 1IENSON Agent for Ran-
TOWN PROPERTY" OXLV.
I handle town property exclu-
sively and have some very
desirable locations and among
them the following:
3 Seven-room frame house east
front good outhouses fine well
water. A very desirable location.
2 Three other very desirable
and well situated residences of
from five to eight rooms and at less
money than would purchase the
5Two 2-room residences close
in at low prices.
Consult your interest by seeing
me before purchasing.
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D. M. STEWART
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iromptly nnsweri'd nitilit onlitv
A. S. ROLLINS
CIVIL rRAlTICi: SOLICITED.
Furnishing Abstracts of Title
a Speciality and business in this
line will be appreciated.
SLOVER & MAY
We do all kinds of repair-
in";; Farming Implements
wagons; buggies and guns
made like new. First-
class materiaJ good work-
manship. Give us a trial
BUGGY WORK A SPECIALTY
Harrison & May Mjrr's.
To Our Friends.
We are now prepared to do all
kinds of Iron and Wood work at
the old Pioneer shop with
promptness We use the best
of material and all work guar-
anteed. Horse Shoeing a
specialty. Our best endeavors
will be to please.
Hautkk it ClIKSSEK.
UKKKX VALLEY HERD.
K. V. MoRne
Royjily henrix thin lienl. He
dan ill the iualitl''M required to
IojunI 11 liixt bent lii'nl nf Hereford.
Ills ciilvrn are models in form large
la bone perfect in color. Four year-
ling iimiIch now for hale.
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