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fULSA DAILY WORLD, SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 1020
The Nile of America
The Land Where Nature Yields Her Richest Returns And Farmers
Rewarded In Virgin Gold
The Pecos Valley is a land with the soil of Egypt and the climates of the Isles of the Southern seas; a land where golden
opportunities, farms, homes, comfort and prosperity awaits the homeseekers of limited means.
We propose to place a home on the richest soil in America and in the healthiest climate on earth, within the reach of
not only men of moderate means, but within the immediate grasp of industrious poor people.
Concerning our offer, we ask that not one step be taken fur granted, but let every Statement be subject to the severest test. References
are hereby given by not only farmers who are mining gold dollars with their plow, but by preachers, teachers, judges, doc tors, mer
chants, and business people of the highest moral character. Read them, and you will find that our story of the Pecoi Valley and our
proposition to the people will bear the light of the noon day sun.
Winter days favorable for nul of door work
Hr are tmlldliiu n IoWH Hi IM middle "' IW Irrlirnti-d farnw nlili I, twin
born rlilHeiicd 4 him Kade . III ro i pun Iuimt of it farm mo will glto 11 liomn
Mil,1 froo In Ml town 'Mio .liirket.n Sn,lloali- nlOO profMMHNI f i I v h hn-l
lira lot In thlt town to tlto rtnt ton tmstiic hollem MOaMletMld, ami ulll
nsree to i,iIimtIIm- q om-li . .i.ii i..... .o oni.ti,irttt liil,'iret In inu h ImimI-
lloro Ik i, DMNirl Willi for il Hunk, Mrrvhnnile.c, tMMM imil a iHn.
Tliorv will In- I.IMin hair of rjOiUm In gin on our Irrltioud laml no . yrmr.
A Fortune-Making Country
Do you want to put your hard-rarnrd money into somothinR which
will not only brinjr good rrturns on your investment and make you a
living in your old age, but double and treble in values as the years
Do you want to live in the land of peace and plenty where the
sunlight kisses into being the fruits of the tropics; the flowers of the
Orient, and the products of the Far North? Where irrigating canals
fed by eternal flowing waters sing a never ending song of gladness
and purity the garden spot of all the domain over which the reign
of prosperity ever continues?
Do you want to leave the crowded, worn-out fields of the North and
Bait and "grow up" with the newest and richest country in the world?
Do you want to get away from the flood lands; away from the
desert; away from the hot winds; away from the blizzards; away from
those climate changes which make life a burden; away from those con
gested hidebound conditions and traditions which rob home-life ot
If you do, you will come to the Pecos Valley, the most fertile land
of all the nations, and here among the true American people, build a
home for yourself and family and start even in the free, for all race
of success; on the only track where favorites are unknown.
Are you a. wheat raiser, a cotton planter, a stockman, a horticul
turist, a shepherd, a truck gardener, a believer in the power of corn
crops, an expert in small berries, an agriculturist in any line, or a man
who looks to the products of the soil for a living?
If yon are, there is a place for you in this great country where, in
all its virgin purity, you can grow raspberries, grapes, melons, onions,
beans, peas, radishes, cantaloupes, babies, corn, rye, alfalfa, hogs,
kaffircorn, broom corn, wheat, potatoes, yams, apples, peaches, prunes,
pecans, walnuts and nearly all of the fruit, vegetables and cereals that
can be grown anywhere in the United States.
Irrigation The Farmer's Insurance Against Failure
Few people realize the value of irrigation, but strangely enough
civilization was cradled upon irrigated lands. Man first began to look
heavenward and move along the pathways of civilization in the sun
lands by flowing waters. Here he first learned that watered soil yields
a hundred fold, and for many long ages the highest typo of men and
women and masterful intellectuality flourished on the shores of the'
Nile. For thousands of years Egypt was tne granary of the nation, and
the seat of learning. Fifty centuries looked from the Pyramids upon
irrigated fields sustaining a people who had never hungered or been
prostrated by toil. The Pecos Valley is another Egypt, and the sys
tem of irrigation is now doing for farms and farmers just what the
Nile did for Egypt. An industrious race of people are now flocking into
the Vallev and the wealth of these irrigated lands will soon amaze the
nations of the earth. Wherever there is a rich soil and irrigating waters,
you will find happy homes and contented people.
Alfalfa, the Most Prolific of All Products
There is no product known to men near so profitable as alfalfa.
Everything that goes on four feet, and fowls of ihe earth or air feast
and fatten on this wonderful plant. Hogs, horses, sheep and cattle
flourish and fatten faster on this plant than any other product known
and there is no food that produces more and richer milk and golden
butter than alfalfa. It is so prolific in the Pecos Valley on our irrigated
farms that it can be cut from five to seven times a year, yielding from
one to one and one-half tons per acre. Dr. French received Two Thou
sand Dollars rent from forty acres. George P. Hanks states he cut
six crops of alfalfa, two hundred and seventy tons from thirty acres;
sold at Sixteen Dollars per ton, and after the cost of baling, cutting
and racing, nettintr him One Hundred and Twenty-two Dollars and
Twenty-five cents per acre. He also states that, he likes the country
and believes that an industrious farmer can make Three Thousand
Dollars per year on twenty acres of alfalfa. Mr. Olden states that he
received Forty-seven Thousand and Five Hundred Dollars from his
ranch ' that his income for one year from three hundred acres of alfalfa
amounted to Twenty-eight Thousand Dollars in cash for their pasture
on th. three hundred acres of alfalfa. The three hundred acres
pastures twentv-one hundred head of cattle.
The climate conditions of the Pecos Valley are most desirable for
the curing of alfalfa hav. It retains its lustrous green color which
is commonly known as pea green alfalfa, and sells on the market from
$1 50 to $2.00 per ton more than any alfalfa grown in the country.
This valley is also one of the few places where alfalfa seed can be
raided successfully, but here in this valley, seed crops run into enor
mous money being the most prolific, and bringing the highest prices
of any alfalfa seed raised in the United States. Buy yourself an alfalfa
farm and make a fortune.
Cotton, the King of All Staple Crops
Cotton in the Pecos Valley grows like magic. It yields enormous
crops matures quickly, and is of much longer staple than cotton grown
.n,,u.hro in the Lone Star State. Cotton grown in this imperial valley
vield from one and one-half to two bales per acre. Another great
advantage of growing cotton in this fertile valley us that it
from insect pests, no caterpillar worms, no boll-weevil, nor boll-worms,
that infest the plant further south. It is no uncommon thing for farmers
in this section to grow and harvest a crop of cotton yielding two hales
to the acre. Cotton grown on this soil will grade several points Jiighor
than cotton grown in Central and South Texas, Slid receives a premium
from $5.00 to $ti.00 per bale over cotton grown elsewhere in the states.
Farmers on our irrigated lands are making fortunes raising cotton.
Mr. J. W. Lutl is planting fiiMl acres in cotton on his new farm
this year, and he expects to harvest a crop not less than a bale and
one-half to the acre.
Mr. James F. McKee, a resident of cur Colony, who own 120
acres of land under our great irrigating canal, has this to say:
"Cotton and alfalfa are our staple crops, both of which produce
well. We had 320 acres under cultivation last year; twenty acres
in alfalfa, which netted us $2,500.00, and our cotton crop netted us
$17,500.00 a total net profit of $20,000.00 on our farm last year.
I consider this an average crop. We have a fine climate and plenty
of water and all we need is good, industrious farmers." James
F. Ml Kit.
Mr. J. D. Reneu, who is also one of our farmers, makes a
statement: "I have been living here six years, and I don't think
this climate can be beat. It is very healthy. As to its value as a
farming country, I think there is no better place. We grow alfalfa,
cotton, maize, oats, wheat, and will grow corn. This is also a good
stock country. Hogs do especially well here. I raised about 700
head one year, and never lost a hog from disease. Cholera has
never been known in this country. Our schools are good and we
have churches of different denominations. We always have good
roads and many other good advantages that I might mention, but
in all you could not find a better place to live." J. D. Reneu.
STATI'.MI-'AT from .lodge llow-rll Johnaori. fount, Judge uf IViim County,
Fnrt stookt'in, If OM. 1 1 Willi 11 Hlllg tin wilier ti.J" tuiil iwihelhilltleu of our great
WatOff Ninnigr anil Irrigation SjMem
"Mr. S. H. .Inrkson.
Kort Worth, Texas.
I herewith give foil statement and oplnnln of tht franchise and other right
of the Zimmerman Land Irrigating Company, Incorporated under tht laws of
no Stats of TfxH, to do bustntsi in Ft 00 County, Texas, with us main office in
PeCOO County. Texns.
hp number of acres of land for wrych the appropriation was made und
proposed to hi Irrigated wrh 51, 000 arrra. The number of acres under the System
an- approximately 32.000 acres anil then- haa Pern sold land and water right for
umr approximating lfi.ooo acres
Tin Raid appropriation .i n I derlara t ion . recorded an hereinbefore refrrrrd to,
la in portent legal standing, and has superiority In law. both statutory and oommon,
under thi' rights admitted to he In riparian landa. it priority over Ills se ve ra I
Irrigation companies npcrnting on t he Poeos river between our system and Ihe
County of Hecvcs. north end STSOt and adjoining DOUnUOS between the County of
Psoas and Reeves.
There Iihh Peen approximately f,004 m-rea sold ftnd there are approximately
SiOO arrea under cultivation; that la, In the pees season The coming aeaaon we
anticipate an acreage planted to cotton and corn, urn-ill grain and alfalfa, of atioiit
We have ample good water for acreage of all the land under our system. We
completed the retaining wall or dam tn our large reoorvolr lite lift full Thla
reaervolr covers about five section of land, or .'thout 1,200 arrea Thin we have
full of water and which we are now delivering through the outlet gate of laid
dam. and our large en mil , for Irrigation purpuscs. land I" now tielng prepared and
cropa planted. We have what I termed a "run around" canal, from which we
use water for Irrigating nurpOees. when we desln to nave the water in the reservoir.
Thli "run around canal is getting the water directly from the river. Our canale.
now known aa the bed rock canal and the auiltv canal, are completed from the said
reservoir down to the laid motion 60, In block !t, including also Motions from I to
7. In block II and head-gates, or diverting gates, are established along the entire
length for the purpose of diverting water to the various tract of land. One water
right under our system la equal to one cuhic foot per second, or sufficient for
80 arre of land.
I have her,, In charge of this company's DUSlnSM activity for the past two
years, and have been working for the company, as an attorney, for ihe past seven.
Rcspectifully. ROWILL JOHNSONi
Judge of ihe County Court of J'ecoa County, Texan.
Free Water to Farmers By Our
Great Gravity Irrigating System
In submitting our proposition to the people we can do so with great pride and with
the utmost confidence, as our Irrigating project Is one of great merit, and, we believe,
second to none of the U. H. A. Owing to the unqutOflonabls abundant supply of free
water to the farmers for Irrigating purl ones under our gravity system, we know of no
other plsce or proposition that will nearly equal toirs We feel that men who buy these
lands with our free and P' rpetuuhw iter rights under our gravity system, are bulng
paid up Insurance against failure si crops' When I hey plant they know they will reap
Our water system consists of a r. servolr covering mure thsn 1,041 acres of and. pro
tected by four miles of concrete retaining wall, whu h prolecis the reservoir from nlorms.
and floods, besides we have acnom U ill water of tlm Pecos river, by means of a dam
serosa the river, anil concrete tnlel gates to our reservoir, We have superior rights to
. the waters of the I'ecos river. Our entire acreage can be irrigate. I by the gravity system.
Not one dollar's worth of machinery Is required on our entire acreage, and we now have
more than sixty miles of canals and Irrigating dPehes, which extend the entire width
end length of our holdings. Hvery acre of land we own and have for sale m this valley
can be Irrigated by our "gravity system' The capacity of our great water system Is
sufficient to irrigate more than SO.O'iO acres of and. and as there are only 30.000 acres
dependent on our water system, It can plainly he seen thit people in buying these land
ere assured of an abundant supply of free water Here lies the opportunity for the man
of moderate means to own a home and farm. There is a chance here for you in this
fortune making country.
Location of Our Lands
f This property Is located in PeOOi Oounty, Texee. In the vajley of the I'ecos river,
thirty miles northeast of Kort Stockton, the county seat of I'ecos county, six miles from
Olrvln, a railroad station on the Orient railroad which railroad parallels' out property
on the south. It lies ii miles south of I'ecos City, COUnty seat of Kecvea County; 40
mlle southeast of Toyah. Texas, 3:. miles from Haretow. 3!. Bailee from Monahan, 20
miles from (irand Kalis. 15 miles south of Imperial, and 10 rnlles east of linen.. Vista.
The altitude la 2.7SO feet, and 'he climate is one of Ihe brat In the world for both winter
and summer. The mean temperature (or summer Is 67.7. winter, ft; relative humility,
THE JACKSON SYNDICATE
"The Nile of America Has Been Overlooked"
Kit nmtiy Offlfl vi-iiim IM WMdSffVl cniintiy, through nmnr HtrmiK fjiliilitv, h"
hn nvarlOOktd lint now 1 f h hlddtn wculih nnil wonnVtfnl pirtthlllt trn, nril rour!
hi- btlni IxmiKht nut AtM i1 rn,M , b ittifini of Irilgml'in; th" tut Mflt, tnOUfftl hardly
Rorttchtd, hi befrun to yltld i"iM ttiti miam th worM umi MoHi ,irr "nw finckimt
Into hr willry ainl the Irritable hunt n i" 1 1 Ml n ir In vulur M rnti1lv Mint within n ahnri
tltur th y will only In- in rMeh f tht mun with mlMiom
Thr ntAn w h w inn ex hum- ;m1 f-irm n ihtn Isixt nf wnm1rful prHlhlHtl had
brUrr art promptly ft 4 In your pplsftfttlotl today and arrurn for VOliraidf and family
Ull gnataat prtfttfll th.it money ran huy a Hotlli and farm In thla land of pete
Oil Fields in the Peco Valley
An to lha oil pnmtlhlllf Ir nf t ha I'l-rnn territory, there la nn apot In Tjna whlh wa
regard more favorable to the nil mm. than th Peroa County tarritory. ttnrktriff our
opinion, we rrfar to t h ffVOtOgsiGftl opttilona of ninny of th world' mnt f,mnuR
K,oloKiHta, who viatn "Along thr nmrrn nf thr P ft river from Naw Mexico to th
Kin (iiande. Iriehidlna; t hi Vrnn Vallry. a ml raperlally Pn-nej County, the pnhlUtl.lt
for both deep and ahallnw aanda are phenomenal "d rfrnt rraervnlr of petrftleiim
rxlKt alonK thl grnnt rnlnernllaeft vallry " Thr nnmea of a few of thr RologUta, who
have triad fftVOrftblt reporta nf thla trrrltnrv ;irr I'tofeaaor W. II. Van Htecrwltlt, who,
aa far hark mi 1 HR 4. atrt lea t hnt ttlt Tnyah a ml I 'em Va I ley would BOfn y he davloner1
Into the rrra'rt f,( produrlng I'ejit.-ji nf (lie wnrld Hlmr hln time, there have heen
many Othtri of the aame OftlntOtl nmnHv rroffenr 1'den, of the I'nlvetalty of Tc 1.11,
an.l (Jeorje Mun KlrhardHon of the I'nlted Htatea (fnU'Kn .a I aurvey; Dr. Robvrt T.
Mill, of the Cnlvrralty of Trxaa; WlllUto II rblUlpa, former atntr geologHt of TxMi;
It I) Jiid'kNon, mining and Mtn9ttlfl1 rnglneer f California, K n IjeTstham, formr rhlaf
Brnlnginf nf the Hniithern I'artfle Itallmad. anri Dr. II 11 Tin ker, Pmfeaanr H. I. Ditto
and Dr. Q. f flalther All nf thae ami many othrra have nim i-1rd that the Tacoli
terilinrv Would within nnmr futuia dfttl lr thr Pennsylvania of Trxaa, and poaalbly tha
Kiatent ol field In the world.
Therr have been a number nf ahallnw and already enrountered in Ttyah and
Pe. oa vallnya. ami are now belnfr developed, ftftldf h'indreda nf deep teat aro under
OOfttTftOl and are being made In thin territory The irrigated fatma we are now Belling
to the farmer nt aurh low prlrea and on BUOtl reiiftonabln (prrna are anrrotiTideil by both
drt p and ahallnw operallona, ami a few mllen Houlh of mir hrlgatod farma, on what la
known aa the Turney ram-h. ahallnw flowing oil vrlla ran bi een.
Wbllr we do not aeli utir IrrU'iite.l farm aa nil lancla. thero la nn doubt but that
aornr of th'ae fat ma will iti xl likely rariy oil nanda In buying our Irrigated farina you
do not only buy the agrbultural and aurfare rlghta, hut you become th free holder of
all thr o and mineral rlghta In and undrr your town bd am) farm.
Inaaniueh aa the .(ark won Hyndb-ate rxpn ta to proapn t for artenlau water on our
new town altr, wr have derided to make a few deep tealm In out town and In -aa oil
exiala In paying QMftntltlrH we expert to develop name Theae wrlla, h'wrvrr, a.ra for
Ihe purpoae of drvelnplni: artralan water, wbirb Wf believe exlnta under our town, and
we do not adverttao our landa aa bring nil beating property, hut If wr ajinuld atriko oil in
our. ffTArp lejt. It will mran fortttttftfl for 1hHe who buy our farm and our town lota,
Never again rnmplnln of haid lurk a'tri rradlng our propoaltlon, for here, without
thr leant in onvenlrnro or flnam iul attain, you may aertne yourself a home, and farm
If not an oily fortune. '
The Jarkaon flvndlmtr In now rutting; Infc) farrna an1 aelllnR1 to furmrra, tn
thoiiHand a raa uf the very crenrrt of the Peroa Vallry, and on arcount of the ruah ror
our Irtlgatrd farm, wr urr making; propoaltlon and trrma that wilt put dlatant borne
aeekeia n par with home arekera who are ni-ur. If you art wllh promptneap, wr can
rivet t tltlf to a horn In the town-alto of Caro Kade, the DOtnlHf ouven rlty of th
Prroa Valley, and a farm on thr farming land Of thla alluvial Ntta of America. We r
culling t hear fainia Into lOfAertl to i trarta, arid eelllng them at th prlo of
1)10.91 Pl arrr, $,10 no per ar re OMhl I AO 00 per ucre In 12 montha, 140. 00 per acr In
2 yiara, I 0 par am In l yeatr In making flral payment nf f.'lii ou per acre, you give a
Orrd of Trum ami Vrndot :,em Hotftti baftlini intrretit at thr rat of T payabl
annu.iltv. In aer-ui trig Ihftgtt landa ou may aeml I 00 per ai re (or the Amount you wlah
to purrhnae and within 10 daya from that date you pay thr hatanre of 00 ptf acre,
whiih oompletea your fir at payment of M) no per aire, In roar you wlah to buy 20
arrea, aend uf fi on per a re or $100,000. and on receipt nf your application we will gand
vou oartiiloat t purchanr. with mftpi dtfl Iff lift Ufl the number nf youf farm and town
lot. Thirty daya will be given you with whb h to ItllptOl vnut farm, and ahttuld you wlah
to rxrhatige fQUP f a rni for other unnnld farrna, you will have the right to do ao, auhjrct
to thi- approval of inr Hvmlb atr W l'bin d iva from vtmr puichaae we will deliver
you Abatrgrt nf Title nhnwlng a mrrehan ta ble tl'l to tin- properly you purchaaed of
which V"U will hav 10 d&yej In examine aaru and make baUnca uf payment of $25.00
How to Make Your Application
n making your appllratloriJifor our farrna and town lota, make all communication
fo the Ja kanu Syndicate, 42-430 (inrtoii pblg. Make all rherka and payment to
A. J. Nre. Caabirr nf the Hrrurlty Hlate Hank of Kort Worth, Tegaa, who will ftct aa
truatee to nil partlea ronrernrd. and who holda all motiry, dreda and impera partalntnff
to our propoamnn In iithn word In maaing a py b at lona for our rarma of 1!0, 40, 80,
in art for the amount of your purcnaa
amount will be depoalted In thr bank to your rtrdtl. and receipt will he forwarded to
your addi'fH,. thr recadpl or the amount oij have paid and mapa and platu dralgnatlng
your far in tint) tofrtl lot will altm br forwai di f) to your addrraa.
After- ymj m k- your app'l'-allon every Nfep will be gui bd -in'1 v. m will he protected
until you hav aeenvrd your farm and town lot i have the right to buy from 20
to 640 arte wuh town lot fr-f- In ihe tnwnatte uf Cam Hade with your purchase of
10(i, or M0 goraff, VOU mnkr
k for Fi Urfr Ml
payal i tn A I SJei r K Till ippllcatloni ft ohftfllll tO JffC)(aon S'n-l log t r.
Rooms 425-430 Burton Bldg.,
Fort Worth, Texas
Application for Purchase of Land
T thi: MOBKM symih ati:,
Boosne iit.vmo Barton innu.
rVlfi W'ort.li. i.e.
I hrrhy riiski sppllrstlnn tn pun li.mc scrs of trrlsiitile.
,SKrlciiltiir:il lanOi wllh wslcr rlshts, nut of (he IO.ii.'iO acres of PSOOS CPUnty, Tanaa,
offereij for sale by ynu. snl I InelOM yu herewith1 Dollirs (or ld
per acre ) to sppiy on Hij' h pnrohiio. i undemtan4 the terms of ihu, purch.me to
lie .oo pr urrM with ihls eppllcatloill ti.S on per sirs within sixty rlivs from
.late hereof, i oo per acre one year from Oale hereof. $40.00 per kern iwo years
from i ile hereof, noil I&0 00 per ucre three yeurs from 'I"'" hOWof, msklng 11 t' tol
of 1 1 f,n 00 per sere
A W.irrsnty DoOd ennvm'InK merehsntshl titls to mo in MSid Isnrls, Is fo bs
rlelivereil up'.n the ci.iniiletli.ii nf ihe I -" no per .icre paynieiK rlue in alxtv .Inys as
St.nve ret forth -Hifl til M.ilil lime I r,Krer tn ct.::er n"t. h lie uiiij l'c Interent psr
unnuni fnr deferred naymenti nseured by Deed "f itwi on eaid lani. n is umier-
stnorl thot ynu msy Imtriad lately ooleol onrl mi apart a particular. acre
tract, to he conveyed in nie, provided, however, within thirty clay from this ilute 1
may peisnnally deni(trinte Home other sc,. tract nut of saM lands, then
not sold, selected Of et apart, In lieu of ihe tracl selected by ynu. hut If I make
no such perwirial desirnatinn within nald time, .-u are tn forward to irie Immedi
ately iheretf'er in abstract or certified 000) of abetraot, showing merchantable
title tn said land In my vendors, wli.ch said land will then he accepted by me In
fulfillment of this applbailon for purchase in the earn.- degree as If 1 had person
ally selected paid land.
This appinutloii ahull be deemed to ail forth the terms slid eoridltlons of Ihs
contract of sale and purrhaae between us of arret of said land,
sslected by ynu, or by rne, as the case may be, all ss herein sot forth. It is
UndOretOOd 'hst I am to receive agricultural, irrigable lands, with water rights
thereto Thie application Is mud.- relying Upon the. representations In your
printed literature, and upon such reprem ntutluns only.
fated this day of