The Brand (Hereford, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 32, Ed. 1 Friday, September 26, 1902 Page: 2 of 14
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XIT LANDS FOR SALE CHEAP11
At $3 to $4 per acre and up
r\n ACCOUNT OP THE CAPITOL syn-
V dicate Company's (bettor known as
the ZIT's) intention to discontinuo their
cattle business their large ranch, consisting
of over 3,000,000 acres and situated in the
best part of the Texas Panhandle, will be
sold in any size tract—to suit the purchaser.
This land is all fenced and has numerous
wells and windmills, and other similar im-
. i provements which make
I imywwMH I jtthebest ln the Pan.
handle. Improvements on land purchased
will be sold to the purchaser at the actual
cost to the Company.
Nearly a,000,000 acres of this great ranch
has been sold and it will
be ónly a few months
Jt Land i/BM«•
untH the stock farmer of one or two sections
will have the one million acres left in beau-
tiful homes and farms.
It has been demonstrated that the small
stock farmer can make more money com-
pared to his invest-
ment, than can the
large ranch owner,and
s large ranch (until
in the world)
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the splitting up of th
recently the largest ranch
will be a great boon to this class of farmers.
The Pecos Valley railroad (a branch of
the Santa Fe System), the Chicago, Rock
i Island and Pacific and
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Denver City Railroads are now intersecting
this great ranch and the Choctaw road is
now building from Amarillo to Tucumcari,
N. M., and will traverse the entire Deaf
Smith county portion of the ranch. It is
also expected that the Santa Fe branch,
running to Albuquerque, N. M., will be built
from Bovina in the near future.
This land, being situated in the western
part of the Panhandle, lies close to the
r- — i mountains of New
1 Mexico and therefore
is more susceptible to good rains than is
land farther east.
This section of the
for its mildness and
1 both in winter's cold and sum-
J mer's heat—and has the right
Panhandle is noted
altitude for an invigorating and dry atmos-
phere. The nights are always cool, insur-
ing sound and refreshing sleep.
W. BOYCE L.
H. BO YC C
Our school has been suspended Cor
awhile for cotton picking. We are
very sorry to have it suspended as
everything moved off nicely and
-Prof. Melton put forth every effort
*0 make it a success. We shall be
glad to have him and the assistant
tcacher, Miss Eliza Jones, back
with us again real soon.—Tanks
Correspondent to Childress Index.
The above is one of the two alter-
natives of cotton raising, the other
is an extensive negro population.
In view of these facts we fail to see
the wisdom in growing cotton, when
better paying crops can be raised
without the services of the children,
who ought tobe in school, or negroes.
One of the best improved ranch
places in New Mexico. Good one
and one-half story slone building,
good corrals, well watered, mowing
machine, plows and tools together
with 100 head of stock horses, about
SO of which are young stuff out of
Standard Black Hawk horse. Also
one black Spanish Jack eight years
old and one Mammoth Jack six
years old. Ten miles of fence.
Will transfer lease to two school
sections. Price for all, $4,000.
Will give terms on part. Apply at
the Hereford Dental Parlors, or at
this office. 26tf
Subscribe for TBS B*asd.
He'll Do Better Here.
J. H. Callaway has purchased two
sections of Syndicate land thirteen
miles from Hereford for $2.50 per
acre. It is patented land and he
has ten years to pay for it at 6 per
cent interest. He has also bought a
house in Hereford and will move
there with his family next week.
He informs us that he came to New-
lin five years ago with five children
and $350 in money. He can clear
out of Hall county with even $5,000.
—Hall County Herald.
A man who can clear $1000 a
year in Hall county should clear
twice that sum in Deaf Smith county,
as he won't be tempted to dabble
Another Oil Burner.
Messrs. Thomas & Hall, who re-
side near the Umbarger switch, were
here last week with a new oil
burner, for which they have secured
the agency in this section of the
Panhandle. The Brand it using
one of them in its office, as are
many others in this vicinity. While
this burner does not eliminate the
smoke or soot, it can be fitted to
any stove and is the most satisfac-
tory burner for heating or cooking
purposes we have seen yet, and is
the most economical in the use of
Beginning July 1st, there'll be two
ol^em each day. Isn't that nice? tf
WEEKLY STOCK at TRAIN
VIA ■< PECOS o VALLEY ■ LINES
Amarillo, Texas, July 25, 1902.
Beginning on Monday July 28, 1902, and
continuing every Monday thereafter up to
and including November 24, 1902, we will
run a Weekly Stock Train for Kansas
City, St. Joseph, and Chicago markets, on the following schedule:
44 Canyon City
Leave Amarillo -
44 Washburn -
" White Deer -
44 Miami -
14 Mendota -
44 Higgins •
44 Gage -
8:30 p. m. Monday
10:00 44 44
10:50 14 44
11:15 41 "
12:05 a. m. Tuesday
Where connection will be made with Train No. 428 on the A. T. & S.
F. Ry. We shall make «very endeavor to run this train promptly on
above schedule, but this notice is not a guarantee that we will 40 so.
Shippers should file orders for cars at least three days before the date on
which they expect to load.
The Fort Worth & Denver City Co., will run a similar train to connect
with our train at Washburn at Midnight Monday.
We will continue to handle trainload shipments, with proper notice,
on any day of the week, as suits shipper.
DON A. SWEET, Traffic Manager
Subscribe for The Brand-One Dollar a Year
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Vanderburgh, F. L. The Brand (Hereford, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 32, Ed. 1 Friday, September 26, 1902, newspaper, September 26, 1902; Hereford, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth142316/m1/2/: accessed May 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Deaf Smith County Library.