The Western Searchlight (Hereford, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 31, Ed. 1 Saturday, September 19, 1903 Page: 12 of 12
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XIT LANDS FOR SALE CHEAP11
At $3 to $4 per acre and up
N ACCOUNT OF THE CAPITOL SYN-
dicate Company's (better known as
the XIT'SJ" intention to discontinue 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-
provements which make
it the best in the Pan-
handle. Improvements on land purchased
will be sold to the purchaser at the actual
cost to the Company.
Nearly 2,000,000 acres of this great ranch
has been sold and it will
be only a few months
Jé Land ofBoau
until 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
large ranch (until
in the world)
Jit an tnvmatmont to
th9 Small Stock
the splitting up of this
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
. Island and Pacific and
I *g*i"ti: I the Fort Worth and
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
mountains of New
1 1 mountains 01 «ew
I Sutcoptlblo to Rain. | and therefore
is more susceptible to good rains than is
land farther east.
This section of the Panhandle is noted
for its mildness and even temperature—
both in winter's cold and sum-
mer's heat—and has the right
altitude for an invigorating and dry atmos-
phere. The nights are always cool, insur-
ing sound and refreshing sleep.
| Address A< CHann? gCE
W. B O Y C E
g |/vaaress Channing
Smith for jewelry all the time. 30tf
J. J. Barlon of Hale Center was
Green Wilson of Plainview was
here this week on legal business.
Brand new stock of solid gold
goods just received at Smith's. 30-tf
D. J. Peppers one of Amarillo's
railroad men was in Hereford this
Joe Wilson of Roswell was here
attending court several days this
J. M. Coffin of Itasca is visiting
his brother-in-law, E. B. Black, this
A. J. Kerr of Hart, Castro county,
was a pleasant caller at this office
W. A. Slover, one of Dimraitt's
merchants was in Hereford on busi-
Elder H. M. Bandy will hold reg-
ular services at the Christian church
next Lord's day.
0. F. Simon, of Ft. Worth, was a
business caller in Hereford the first
part of the week.
J. M. Lemons, a prominent ranch-
man of near Running Water, was in
the city this week.
H. H. Womack, formerly an at-
torney of this place but now of Am-
arillo, was here this week on legal
J. S. McClure was here from Hart
Tuesday on business.
W. Boyce of Amarillo was here
on legal business this week.
Judge J. P. Connell has our thanks
for a couple of dollars on subscrip-
G. W. Dale, one of Hereford's
leading barbers, made a business
trip to Bovina Tuesday.
L. G. Dameron handed us a dol-
lar on subscription this week for
which he has our thanks.
John Bell, stenographer for Brown-
ing, Madden & Truelove of Amarillo,
was here during the week.
Try one of those soul-satisfying
and trouble-destroying imported ci-
gars at T. M. Coulson & Co. 31tf
Mr. Butler and wife of Claude
were here this week investigating
the merits of our College with a view
to entering their children.
Rev. C. L. Cartwright, who was
called to Miami Saturday to con-
duct funeral services of a friend of
former years, returned Wednesday.
F. W. Slaton and wife of Missouri
passed through town Tuesday on
their way to Arney where they will
visit with Mr. Slaton's sister, Mrs.
W. S. Blanchard.
We carry in stock Rodgers &
Gollets, Eastmans, Laielle, Ed-
Pineaud, Melliess, Allern, Colgates,
handkerchief extracts and toilet
waters and Coke's Dandruff Cure.
T. M. Coulson & Co. 31tf
Jno. Light of Hale Center was a
business caller in town this week.
Hon. Thomas Turner of Amarillo
was here this week attending court.
Misses LeNora Walters and
Brucie Gass spent Saturday and Sun-
day in Amarillo this week.
Alexander Kerr of Wichita Falls
was here this week to enter his, son
Philip, in Add-Ran College.
Capt. A. S. Howren, surveyor in
the employe of the state, of Chan-
ning, was here attending court.
Call and C my stock and B con-
vinced B 4 U buy anything in the
jewelry line. See Smith. 30-tf
M. V. Robertson, one of Deaf
Smith's prominent stockmen, was
here this week attending court.
B 4 U buy call and C my stock of
jewelry and B convinced it is the
best. Smith, the tinker. 30-tf
Miss Anne Killough, of Mineóla,
Wood county, is the guest of Miss
Nettye Lyle and other relatives and
friends in the city for a few days.
S. L. Hunter, W. L. Harrington
and John Light of Hall county
brought in six cars of fat cattle this
week for shipment to the Kansas
City markets. Mr. Light will ac-
Owen A. Homan, traveling repre-
sentative of the Wichita (Kansas)
Beacon, was here Tuesday. He
paid this office a pleasant call and
spoke in flattering terms of the
Searchlight and our prospects.
The horse driven to the delivery
wagon by B. T. Hinton became
frightened Monday and did a turn
of about four minutes and a half
kelidescope movements up* down,
and across the streets, wrecking the
wagon pretty badly but doing no
In last week's issue we stated that
J. T. Rutherford had received $2,-
357 for one car of cattle and $2,156
for another car. This was a mis-
take—these figures should have been
the pounds in weight of the cattle in
stead of the amount of money re-
ceived for them.
All persons are hereby warned
against hunting or otherwise tres-
passing on the Escarbada division
of the XIT ranch. Ira Aten,
37tf Division Manager.
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DP a TMWn print matter to fill
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this is really harmful reading It is the
aim of the Semi-Weekly News to give
helpful reading. Thousands will testify
to its helpfulness to them. Ask your
THE FARMER'S hr "«IP-
the theory of farming written by college
professors and others up North on con-
ditions that don't fit Texas. It is the
actual experiences of farmers here at
home who have turned over the soil.
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and county. Fortl.75,cash in advance
we will mail you the Searchlight and
the Galveston or Dallas Semi-Weekly
News tor 12 months* The News stop*
when your time is out.
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Stocks, C. L. The Western Searchlight (Hereford, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 31, Ed. 1 Saturday, September 19, 1903, newspaper, September 19, 1903; Hereford, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth142607/m1/12/?rotate=270: accessed June 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Deaf Smith County Library.