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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Canadian Crescent — 6 December 1888

—'< ' 'WiMgii'ii^1 nr~ , [i. \ 1 J f! i i. \ couirrr orvxm Jndge. l.E.PilIy sieriir and T«x Coliflor, % T. MeOee Uepatr Sheriff, Gttrk, Treasurer, ItUmf, . ' ^ A. M. Tarbill ?í f J. F. Hopkins J.I.Qtfiftch W. S.¿Decker • ^ Jt.-C. Nall parveror4 HrH. Conningbgam COMMISSIONERS. — Wwt District, ' Second *• ■ Win. Rlckhra Third u r K . George Slmpedn •' ' J.H.J Fourth Anderson | For Holiday prmti tí «11 kisd go to Monty's News Stand. The time of 'blizzard® and cold weather has not reached us yet. Dr. L ngUy left last Sunday •• a tm days trip to Kansas. Bring in your locals and advertise for lb* Christmas trade. ' f * Uncle John Anderson was la from the Washita last Thursday. School was dismissed last Thnrs- ' * * day in honor of Thanksfbring. Sewing Machine supplies of all kinds at Monty'g News Stand. Commissioner's court was in oall- ed session last Friday afternoon. New is the time to plant yonr ad- vertisements for Christmas trade. Sheriff McGee has been very busy correcting the t...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Canadian Crescent — 6 December 1888

*• . P8 «sUfc .-■ürikfr .■'«• ■ ifc" .i -- ■ ■* —" •." «§- " füar ■ 4 *^# c-. &, jb _ I - * " ' ! 7> ~ f — €f ■P"* f # ■P— f ■P— I h *• *• ,f¿ 1 iii j£H> y.íM;HV H — * j 4 REVENUE REPORT. i~ Report of Hie Commissioner of Internal Kewnae-Inerease of Receipts—Estimate if * •- - of Expenses. f Washington, Jjfov. a^—Hon. Josephs. Mtt* l9r, Commissioner of Injenialjlteveniíe, lias made an elabtffcfWÍ rejteí TOiíie 'Secretary of the Treasury of operations of that service dur- ing the fiscal year ended June 80 last. The to tal receipts were $l¿4*í-4>,475—an ¿^crease of 13,48?), 174 over those of any year since J883, when they a^re^ated 11 i4,553,&*■">• The receipts were also $4.3 ¿ti. 475 more than the eltimategi The estimated receipts for the current fiscal year are H25,cOJtUüé providetf no changes are made in the existing rates 51 taxa- tion. The withdrawals for consumption during the year were as follows: Spirits distilled from apples, peaches and grapes 886.10? gall...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Canadian Crescent — 6 December 1888

r- ^wra flf ta#* --4ss*r'i<> 0m- <n wa*^; HttMMlÉÉhlHiMiHfli <9$*« -a -¿\ •it Js p Tí '1 • ! ♦ i I: í 1 L 11 I 1 > * 1 t f II > y fl í ■( v It lli V THE COUP D'ETAT. ■ Commemoration of the Celobrated 2d of December, 1851, in France. The Procession in Honor of Bandín— No Great Disorder—BouLiugt'r Fated and Denounced. Tribos Fighting in Africa—Shocking Out- rages in Pern—Polio* and Irishmen Tight-Etc. Paris, Dec. 3.—Hosts of sightseers gath- ered around the Baudin monument at th9 entrance to the Montmartre cemetery yes- terday morning. Delegates from the Dep- uties' Union of the Deft and the Repub- lican Uniou and from the Republican Left of the Senate, not wishing to take part in the municipal procession, arrived in separate groups and placed wreaths at the foot of the monument. The municipal parade started from the Hotel de Ville at 1:15 p. m., and slow]y proceeded through the streets, reaching the cemetery at three o'clock. The police stopped all carriage traffic ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Canadian Crescent — 6 December 1888

i *m \ i * THE WAYS OF WOMEfL Hair Son* of Them Hnk« a Livelihood and 8*vo Moutj. The othar day when the working women, who arc trying to organize-, met with some of the organised men at Pythagoras hall and one ol the latter got up and remarked with considerable severity that his sex hat! suffered from (heir geuerous ;tdminion of women into competition wiih* themselves, he was sat upon. A woman replied in that still small voice with which she sometimes makes home unbearable to her spouse, that if the men would support their wives and daughters there would be no com- petition. Somehow the man wouldn't seem to think of any thing to say. It was like one of theje occasions in the Spoopemlyke family when it was an -till Mr*. S. could hoar the lira burger cficese scrambling round in the tin box «1*1 the shelf. VVomen <lo make srich silly speeches sometimes. But sinco the husbands and fathers and brothers can't or won't support all the women, .«ome of them have been driven to queer shif...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Canadian Crescent — 20 December 1888

£ J muem * V rx i « i R £$ r v t i vol. ii canadian, texas, thursday, december 24, 1888. NO. 8 GERLACH BROTHERS. (BEALEKS IN RIES, DKY GOODS GeAin and Floub, BOOTS, SHOES AND HATS, O Made Perpetual! The Speeial Findings in the Jail Case. THE TEMPORARY ORDER OF IN- JURCTIO# DISSOLVED! OUTFITTERS Wc handle Flour and Grain by Car Lead let and are prepared to give yon Low Fiar ires. BEFORE BUYING Elsewhere Call & GET PRICES *J\f o Country Town cari Duplicate oiiv pj icc OANADIAN, ... TEXAS. DEALKRS IN The Toll St the Decision of Jadee Wi'li . If O JAIL AT PMSENT! No. 10. 9 M® SÜJTÜ3B8 BOOTS, SHOES & NOTIONS, GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS, hats, caps, ladies' ware, And all Articles in the General Drv Goods Line- prices low er THAN the lowest! jRuyiug at great Bargain*, «e delV competition. Our friends are cordially invited to ca «. examiue prices and be convinced. W. H. Hopkins, et al. Tt E. E. Pollj, et al. 4<At the request of the defendants the Court makes and submits the followin...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Canadian Crescent — 20 December 1888

\ i THE CANADIAN CRESCENT. FBBEMAV E. Mil.LEE. Editor fc Pub'r. PUBLISHED KVEUf THURSDAY" AT CANADIAN. - TEXAS. Mi' THE WORLD AT LARGE. Summary of the Daily News. CONGRESSIONAL. After the disposition of several reports and resolutions the Senate on the 10th resumed consideration of the Tariff bill (Senate sub- stitute). Senator McPherson offered a number of amendments, making reductions on various classes of iron and steel, which were rejected by a strict party vote. Pending con- sideration the Senate adjourned — In the House many new bills were offered. Mr. Holman (Ind.) offered a resolution looking to an inquiry into the use of money at elections, which was referred. In Committee of the Who e the Distfict of Columbia bill and the Pension Aporopriation bill were considered. When the committee rose both bills passed and the House adjourned. The Senate on the 11th passed Senator Frye's resolution directing the Committee on Foreign Relations to inquire into the state of affairs in the...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Canadian Crescent — 20 December 1888

rt ttléWléWWMaWfc **4 Tr, w . \ : m* iSilANE MAGKOO. I. \ I \ i: t v * I r* s JÍ Tho Stcry of My Christmas Spent in Ireland. 1 r> [Written for this paper.j HEN it was found im- possible to proceed to Magherafelt on account of the break- ing of an important bit of harness, re- grets that we had left Moneymore that morning" began to as sail me. The night was clos ing in — Christmas Eve it was, too—and our final destination lay even beyond Magherafelt, and nearer Lough Beg, where Archie's folks lived in the decayed splendor usual to such waning lines of an impoverished gentry. I had begged Arctie to take me to his uncle's old coun- try place, and he, after much insistance on my part, gave a lialf-reluctant consent Some day Archie would bo Sir Archibald Valiancy, since he and his uncle were the only male representatives of the Valiancy line, and I should then be Lady Mary— how my American heart swelled at the thought, and how wise and generous a chatelaine I meant to make of myself! ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Canadian Crescent — 20 December 1888

r"f i irí<.'i i>j¡' ii if]liWflHWWiiií . «sums ,r*--saw* - i ¡¿anadian fresfent. A 9SKOCUTIC JOUBI1L, isked <#rerj Tharsday jTiorniiig ti Canadian, Hemp!*ill tonnHr, Text?. Texas Lands. The Laws and Rules of their Purchase HOW LANDS MAY BE ACQUIRED FROM THE STATE. fKEMAN. i. MIlitR, EDITOR AND PUBLISHER. at the Post Ofllcc at Canadiau ( Texas, as secead «lasa Matter. TlftMS OF SUBiCBIFTIOl* t Ob* Tear, in advance, $1.60. •ix Months, " $1.00. Three Months, *' .50?u. Singlo Copy, 5 " ADVERTISEMENTS. Advertisements will be inserte* in eur e#iamns at the rate of $1.00 per inch per wnth. Liberal discounts will be frite* <m large and long time advertisements. Local notices and other matter sand- Globed among lire reading matter will be Mtoorted at the rate of 10 cents per lino Sthe first inwtion tnd 5 cents per liae each succeeding iaeertion. Legal notices will b« inserted fit the of 15 cents per line for the llrat lnser- tn and 10 cent* per Une ior each iuser- n thereafter. A...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Canadian Crescent — 20 December 1888

rnrnm - OFFICIAL DIBECTOJIT «■-■LI.' \ i I A DISTRICT OFFICER . Congressman,—3. Yf. T. Lanbam* •toti senator,«—John IL Stephens. Representativa^—A* H lii Telar iidige,r-Fnmk WilJU; Distrio t Attorney,— vfr. it*. I^bódmáfl- District Clerk,—J. H. Hopkins. COUNTY OFFICERS. 4f dg«, KTL lV43y ■toeriff and Tax CoBeefter, T. T. MoGoe Iteputy Sheriff, A. M. Tarbill •fcrk, J F. Hopkins Treasurer, J. J. Gerlacb Attoraey, If. S. Deeker Assessor, K. C. Wall terveror, If. H. H. Cunningbgam COMMISSIONERS. *jt District, David Far >nd " Wui. Jtlckard . <4 4% J* C. Tu raer iPeurth 44 William Groom yo. 6CHOOL OFFICERS James Goodwin, E. Longley and J. W Cunningham are county Examiners for Hemphill county. W. B, Crabtree-. J. W, Herrington and J. y. Sutherland are school trasteas of district number 1. TERMS OF COURT. f District Court convenes on the second Monday ofJririeoiid December, County court for civil autl eriniirtal bufj iness convenes on the first Monday of February, May, August and Nove...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Canadian Crescent — 20 December 1888

?£■§. -~ 4fi-: \'¡rí->V -*3fe0^< v ^5 aaltíKBE; MU -í—¿- — I R I i' n \ m . s. \ VIOLATING THE LAW. Investigation by the Inter-State Commis- sion at Chicago Show a Systematic Vio- flat ion of Law by Railroad Companies— Heroic Treatment Will be Adopted to Care the .Evil. Chicago. Dec. 12.—Not since the Inter- State Commerce law was passed £as an investigation by the Commissioners re- vealed such an amount of crookedness on the part of railroad companies as the ¿me now being made in this city by Chairman Cooley and Commissioner Morrison of the methods pursued by the railroads in trans- acting tbeir passenger traffic. Tha evi- dence already obtained is sufficient to con- vict nearly every rtífod centering in this city of a willful violation of the law, not only as regards the long and short haul clause,but also as to discrimination between passengers. The charges heretofore made that nearly all the through passenger traffic of the roads had been done through scalp- ers for the ex...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Canadian Crescent — 20 December 1888

i t i ' k I i */ I 1 i i y i i <1 i L < ,á 1 n « BRAVE MAN KILLED. A Brave Passenger Defend a Train Prom Robbers and Palls a Victim To Hig Heroism—The Miscreants Ob- tain §3,000—Death From the Kan-, sag Whitecap Outrage, Masked Men Whip a Widow in Alabama^ The Body of Irene Hawes Found—Law- lessness in Georgia. Grenada, Miss., Dec. 17.—Two white teen stopped passenger train No. 2 on the Illinois Central railroad near Duck Hill Saturday night, robbed the express car of $3,00 ) and shot and killed Charles Hughes, at Jaokson, Tenn., a passenger, who had attacked the robbers with a rifle. When the train was leaving Duck Hill at 10:15 o'clock two men boarded the en- gine and commanded the engineer, A. J. Law, to puli out fast and not to stop until told to. The engineer and the fireman, George Evans, were covered by navy re- volvers and had to obey. When a mile north of the station the men ordered the train stopped and the en- gineer and firemen were ordered to dis- mount. This they...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Canadian Crescent — 20 December 1888

\ I I - r n _^- District Court. Fkidat, Decern birr 14. L. Hoover T8 K. Longlev. Coin plaint. Dismissed by plaintiif• The State vs Frank Pike. As- sanlt to murder. Not guilty. W. II. Hopkins at al. vs E. X. Pol ]y ct al. Motion to dissolve injuno ticn overruled. W. II. Hopkins et al. ra E. E Pol- 1 j et wl. Denarnrrers to petition ovt r ruled. Grand Jurj presented its float re- port and was discharged. The State va James Ligon. Theft af cattle. Continued by the State. Witnesses for defendant recognized to next term of court. Saturday, December 1G. W. H. Hopkins et al. vs E. E. Poi- }y et al. Injunction. Trial by the ceurt and finding for plaintiffs. Defendants except and give notice ef appeal. The State rs James Ligon. Thef' of cattle. Continued by operation of law. Witnesses for defendant recognized to next terra of court. M. A. Perrin vs E. L. Alford et al Partition, continued by operation ©f law. W. H. Hopkins et al. v& E. E. Polly et al. Defendants allowed i< days to perf...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Canadian Crescent — 27 December 1888

VOL. II CANADIAN, TEXAS, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1888. NO. 9 GERLACH BROTHERS. (malms i* GROCERIES, DRY GOODS GrAin and Flour, BOOTS, SHOES AND HATS, OUTFITTERS We handle Flour and Grain by Car Load lots and are prepared to ¡rive you £ow Figures. mmz BÜYING Elsewhere Call Í SET PRICES No Country Town can Duplicate our pi ice' CANADIAN, • - - TEXAS. m&wmmm & DEALERS IN- ¿a BOOTS, SHOES & NOTIONS, GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS, hats, caps, ladies' ware, knd all Articles in the General Drv Goods Line • 'PRICES LOWERTHANTIIE LOWEST!;? — twfing at great Bargain , we defy competition. Our friends are cordially invited to oil I, examine prices and be convinced. Report of the Finance Committee. REPORT OF FINANCE COMMIT- TEE, COUNTY OF II EMPIIILL STATE OF TEXAS. To the Hon. Frank Willis, Judge of the 31st Judicial District; greeting: Wa the undersigned comn Jttee ap- pointed by the Grand jury of thfe county by your advice and consent, Uo exam- ine th« financial condition of said coun- ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Canadian Crescent — 27 December 1888

if -V V m § •'« • • % " • • • -■ > •• jBKi A THE CANADIAN CRESCENT. raEEVA* 33. VtilEK, Editor k Pnb'fc I FUtfclSHED KVEHf THURSDAY AT CANADIAN. - TEXAS. wum TfiE WORLD AT LA HUE. Summary of thd Daily Nows. CONGRESSIONAL When the Senate met on the XSth the resolution tor evening sessions was taken -ap and an amendment offered that the regular hour for the meeting of the Senate "be eleven o'clock a. m., which elicited a spirited discus- sion. The resdiation finally wenfever one day. The Tariff "bill was then considered until ad- journment. w.Tbe House, in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to consider the legislative Appropriation bill, debate on which continued until adjournment. The Senate on the 13th passed'the House bill iocoüp*rating the American Historical So- ciety with amendments. Senator "Kdmunds in- troduced resolutions that the tTnited States Government will look with serious concern and disapprniral on the ccawaection of any European Government with the construction or ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Canadian Crescent — 27 December 1888

i 'i \ i THE CANADIAN CRESCENT. FBSSMAH E. MIlIiES, Editor * PuVr. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY AT CAN AIM AV. - TFXAS. I IS MARRIAGE A FAILURE? Is marriage a failure? I asked of a maid Whose life had gone out from the shine to the shade, Whose skirts were all draggled and stained with the dew Of grasses the scythe of the years had gone through— Is marriage a failure? and turning her head To the long trodden path she would never more tread, Lamenting her fate, with an audible sigh, From out of her bitterness, answered me: "Aye.1' Is marriage a failure? I asked of a bride Who lived in the present with fulness of pride. Whose lips were jwst meeting the flagon of wine She must drink to the lees in her revel divine- Is marriage a failure? and quick in her cheek The happy heart-current was eager to speak. Her lips were apart and her eyes were aglow, As, out of her heaven, she answered me: "No." Is marriage a failure? I asked of a man Whose volumes of nature were "read as he ran," Whose purpo...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Canadian Crescent — 27 December 1888

I £*naáiau g¡rtsí*nL \ Texas Lands. Th« Laws and Rules oí Purchase A MMOCKATIC JOVkMÁL. i#k*4 «Tcry Tkaroday l£ormifig Caaaáiaa, Htrapfcill Texas. SKEMAN. E. MILLER, EDITOR AND PUBLISHER. gfcterei t Ua Tott *t Canadian Tum, aa aeeond «la « nuttor. Tanas ar Son cnirnon: •a* Tear, in adraace, $1.50. tic Moatka, " Three Monihe, '* .50cta. Capy, * «4 ADVERTISEMENTS. ▲ivertisemeaU will be Inserted in eur 2anas at tbe rate af $1.00 per iaeh per ath. Liberal discounts will be given ^ larga aná laag time advertisements. notices aad atber matter sand- ~ 3bad amoag live reading matter will be •rted at the rate of 10 cants per lint the first insertion and Scents par line p aach succeeding insertion. Tjeral notices will bt inserted at the ate ofl cents par liae for the llrst mser- Zn and 10 cents per line ior aash inser- {i thereafter. All adrertisemeats, local and reading inserted without special aontracw Ml be earned antil ordered out and jkargadfor accordingly. All bills ara due aad payable ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Canadian Crescent — 27 December 1888

**?.-- .. -*•. A " B I / ' § fin 4* OFFICIAL DIRECTORY. I«MIÍIÍIIMI É'>.'- ■ ■ DISTRICT OFFICERS. 'étugvMmuirS. W. T. Lanhi ¿tato senator,—Jahn H. Stephens, ■•presenta live,—A. H. 11. l>elar. JaJge,—Frank Willfa. Kfcstriot Attorney,—Of. H. Wood m ta. JMstricl Clerk,—J. H. Hopkins. fatal jtxraQrxphs bacal Item* Calculated to Amato Instruct ánd Entertain our Headers COUKTY OFFICERS. ¿iklge. E. X. Polly 8feari£T and Tax Colleotor, T, T. Mcttee Afetputy ¿hiriflf, A. M. Tarbill 3hfk/ J. F. Hopkins Treasurer, J. J. Gerlack W. S. Decker ¿jaeaser, R. C. Kall ft*rveror, W. II. JL Cunninghgam COMMISSIONERS. . flkat District, Davíd Fat £teond u Wm. ltickarrf Tbird * J. C. Turner Ifeurth 44 William Grooni SCHOOL OFFICERS. James Good if in, JE. Longley and J. W Qanninghara ara county Examiners for Hemphill county. W. B, Crsbtrse, 4. W, Herrington and J. j. Sutherland u* school trastee of dlotrist number 1. TERMS Otf COURT. District Court convenes on the second Monday of June and December. ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Canadian Crescent — 27 December 1888

Urn ■ ■— ■ Wmm •sKisg? i* ir tCtMpMisl; JÉ WHIPPING ARABS. The British Forces Have a Flfht With the Arabe Investing Sua lei m and Clean Out the Trenches—Four Hundred Killed. London, Dec. 20—The combined force of British and Egyptians have made an attack upon the rebel position. They stormed the redoubts and trenches and after a brilliant engagement, lasting half ¿h hour, drove the euemy into the bush. The forts shelled the trenches, keeping up a terrible fire. The enemy held their ground within the trenches until the b!ack brigade charged, which fell after half an bour's hard fighting. The rebels fought with fanatical bravery. Two, of tho ^enemy's guns were captured. The naval (brigade did splendid work. The Scottish borderers are now at work entrenching the rebel position. The enemy are retreating towards Haseesh. The British forces numbers 4,000. U'he rebels are reported to have lost 400 men killed. The British loss was four men killed and two wounded during a cavalry charge. The ...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Canadian Crescent — 27 December 1888

i 4 1 STANLEY AND EMIN. ABOUT RAILROADS. Authentic Now3 of the Two Ex- plorers—Stanley Visits Emin and Returns to the Aruwimi, Where Emin Joins Him—Farther Details of the MARRIAGE IN FRANCE. Fighting at Suakim—Salisbury on Sondan Qaestion and the Paris Treaty. tha London, Dec. 21.—A dbpatch from Zanzibar says: Letters dated Stun ley Falls, August 29, have been delivered here by Tippoo Tib's m?n. They state that a letter was received at Stanley Falls from Henry M. Stanley on August 28. Stanley was then at Bonyala on the Am- wimi, where he had arrivedx>n August 17. He had left Emin Pasha ei£hty-t*ro days before in perfect health and provided with Another Installment of the Repor fifths Kansas Hoard of Kallroad Cow ¿mission* ers. Topeka, Kan., Dec. 21.—TI* A second in- stallment of the sixth anour y^port of the State Board oí Railroad Commissioners ha^ just been issued- It ^ cribes the con- dition of the Missouri.^ j^aw-sas & Texas road, gives the history^ the recent strike ' on...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Canadian Crescent — 27 December 1888

, . ..y>nr^.pgii ;*' ■■ . ■• ""M*" * I I I . I v \ Grand Jury's Report. REPORT OF GEA>"D JURY. To the Honorable District Ccuit c1 Hemphill County, Texas; AVe the Grand Jurors beg leave V submit the follo wing report to wit: We have found the county compara lively free from crime; the laws ar< m well enforced and the citizens are gen rrally law abiding. We are glad to sa* t hat the practice of carrnnsr nistoTs v generally done away with in this coun- ty, notwithstanding the reports that are abroad to the contrary. We believe that the present land laws are oppressive and contrary to the best interests af the Paahandle and of I ha «tata fenerall.v; anil is retarding the set- tlement of the tame. And we believe the present price of state laud to be too lii>rh aná think that if it was teduced to $1 25 Iter acre the country would settle up aiuck sooner aud that the state would de- rive benefit from the same much quick •r: there are many other changes that could be made in the ...

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