The Western Searchlight (Hereford, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 30, Ed. 1 Saturday, September 12, 1903 Page: 13 of 14
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We Make Plans
We Will Give You
Manufacturing In Hereford |
Sash, Doors, Stairs, Casing, Moulding, Etc. Not only enables us to complete contracts with rapidity
but we give you 25 to 50 per cent better material at a less price. If you contemplate building soon come
in and let us show you the kind of material we put in all our mill work. All work guaranteed first-class
We are prepared to do any kind
of Plumbing or Repair Work on
We manufacture Galvanized Tanks,
Drinking Tubs, Dipping Vats,
Is a sure cure for sand wells if
properly fixed. We guarantee
We repair Furniture, Windmills,
Brick or Wooden Structures, in
fact most anything.
We keep in stock Double Strength AA Glass, Lime, Cement, Plaster Paris, Brick and Cypress Lumber.
We donate Plans and Specifications where we are awarded the contract. No contract too large for us
to handle and none too small to receive our prompt attention. We Want Your Business
Hereford Planing Mill & Construction Co.
SNYDER & LACEY, Proprietors •.« HEREFORD, TEXAS
Items From Boom.
As I have seen nothing from this
place lately I will send in a few
Everything seems to be getting
along as usual, with the exception
of a few long faces, which is good
evidence that we have not had a
general rain yet.
Sunday school was well attended
last Sunday and good interest, as
Mrs. R. L. Wilson visited at
Mrs. Pylant's and Mrs. Murroe's
on Wednesday, fhe 2nd.
We are glad to say that Boom
has a regular Wednesday night
prayer meeting, which is being well
There was a car-load of posts un-
loaded at the switch last week for
the Syndicate people.
Last Friday was a very lively
time at R. L. Wilson's ranch. It
was the day that was set apart to
reund-up and brand the Shorthorns.
Several of his neighbors were there
ready for the work and by 9 or 10
o'clock the cattle were all rounded
m the pen and in a short time work
was under good headway. While it
was great sport for the young lads,
yet it was good evidence that Mr.
Wilson's calves were good from the
way they would wrestle with the boys
to see which would fall on their
broad-side first. Mrs. Wilson had
a fine dinner which was enjoyed by
all. Mrs. G. W. Orr and Mrs. J.
B. Robinson were also visitors at
the branding, which added to the
social features of the day.
We are proud to say that the
people of this community have fenced
the school house grounds and have
given the school house two first-class
coats of paint, which adds greatly
to the looks of the place.
N. A. Laughlin brought his well
machine in Saturday night, but we
learn started for another job Mon-
Several of the farmers are busy
putting in wheat this week.
We were glad to see Verge Har-
bison and wife out at Sunday school
in their brand new rubber tire buggy.
Our literary school started Mon-
day, the 7th, with Prof. Eddleman
Health of the community good.
Notice to Prospectors.
On Monday and Tuesday of each
week I will be prepared to take par-
ties out for inspection of the XIT
lands, advertised for sale elsewhere
in this paper.
4 ltf Manager
In Dead Earnest.
I want to sell everything I own in
Hereford at less than cost. Who
wants it? I have a nice residence cost
nearly $1500, will take less for it. I
have a good furniture business that
I will sell for less than cost. For a
bargain see C. E. Spath. 29tf
Hard Wheat For Castro County,
I see an article in Farm and
Ranch of July 25, regarding maca-
roni wheat and I write you to get
advice as to what wheat you con-
sider best to raise in this country. I
have about 20 acres in corn which
is almost a failure. I want to cut
the corn in a few days and sow it in
wheat. I want to get all the good
pasture that I can. Advise me
fully regarding the kind,where I can
get it free from Johnson grass seeds.
Perhaps you could tell me of some
that was raising a suitable wheat
that would be nearer than Dallas.
Also I wish to sow some winter oats.
What do you advise to plant and
where do you think I could secure
the seed? Also tell me as near as
you can about the price of wheat
and oats. I regard you as being
fully in line with the best seeds and
the best methods of sowing and your
advice will be highly appreciated. I
live far out on the plains in Castro
county, we have a dark sandy land
—just sand enough to call it sandy.
It is not a close tight land.
J. S. McClure.
Castro Co., Texas.
Ans.—From observation of the
wheat in the field and from discuss-
ing the matter with the Superinten-
dent of the United States Cereal
Farm, near Dallas, it appears that j
Medeah wheat is one of the hard
wheats best suited to your con-
ditions, because it withstands winter
freezing most successfully, and is,
at the same time, a luxuriant fail
grazing wheat.. I do not know of
anyone nearer than Dallas who has
this wheat for sale. Plant five
pecks to the acre and you will re-
ceive the very best results. Medeah
does not sprout in shock quickly.
Systematic experiments are lacking
relating to the planting of frost re-
sisting oats at your elevation and
latitude. Therefore I am unable to
name varieties of oats that are bet-
ter in this respect that the Texas
rust proof. -Farm and Ranch.
Hereford Fuel Oil Co.
For best coal and lee. Troy
Womble, manager—phone 76. 9tf
Are not necessary. The Here-
ford Manufacturing Co. will make
you an absolute guarantee to stop
your well from pumping sand and
"sanding down." Call and see us.
We are handling the best and cheap-
est well casing on the market. 16tf
For Sale Cheap.
I will sell my land in Hereford
cheap. 9 acres in the west part of
town and house and lot I got from
C. L. Davis. See me for a bargain.
1 ltf I. N. Dillard.
The affection of a fair lady
through neglect to take her to Beach
& Orr's ice cream parlor. 24tf
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Stocks, C. L. The Western Searchlight (Hereford, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 30, Ed. 1 Saturday, September 12, 1903, newspaper, September 12, 1903; Hereford, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth142606/m1/13/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Deaf Smith County Library.