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GOVERNMENT MAKES REPORT
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A soil survey bus not been
Itmdo cir I lit Mnnhros Valley, lint
I u fuel that excellent crops are
being raised, to some extent in
nearly every part of the valley, is
0 idoiiee til" t,l llbsellCe of dole
'Pin wafer pumped from tilt
Mltnbros Valley is vtiv soft mid
p m, containing tml.v fid purls of
Itl tguesia ii nil irun per lt'O.iirn
Snine n tile must remarkable
examples of tile piissilitiities nf
Irrigation Were observed upon
several oT the ranches.
i udgmg from tin crops har
vested, and from the plants in
operation for the past year or
two, a conservative estimate of
the average yield per aero would
he as follows: Alfalfa. 7 tons: po
tatoes, HMi bushels: red bians.
2,(KKi pounds: earn, s tons: oats
fin bushels; mild maize 5 ions:
('tno can lie planted billowing
p ilatoi's. and thus seen re two
crops p.-r season. I am of the
opinion, however, as eliaraeteris
tie nf all virgin soils it is lucking
in nitrogen, and inucli better
yields will he obtained after crop
rotation with alialfa.
Many other crops can be suc
cessfully raised in the Mimbies
Valley, such as onions, sweet po
tatoes, grain, corn and garden
stuff. A very great possibility
Is the raising of fruits, such as
il Dttles. ill' att-li.n-s-,-ne(it-ariiies.
nlums. oe.irs. etc
are now rais cl on a
and are demoust rateel to be ol
excellent llavor and variety, ex
celled by none grown elsewhere.
The return from horticultural
crops would be la rye, probably
four to live t mes that from agri
cult urn I crops.
'Pile foregoing are only e.
eernts nf Knginecr Fuller's re
itort. Tin large details contain
ing the ohiminoiis figures which
go to prove the unfailing water
supply and the cost of installa
tion and maintaining of pumps,
and I be more intricate reports of
the efficiency of electricity and
gasoline, are necessarily too long
fnr a newspaper story. Doming
The Conn Kit is this week in
receipt of a copy of the Messeii
ger, Highland, Cnl., published by
Oscar (5 race, a former citizen of
New Five Year Prool,
According to instruct ions
given lilt lontl T.S. Lund olllces.
n new ruling goes into effect nn
and after December I. next.
Heretofore the entryinan mak
ing a live year prof has been al
lowed credit for the tirst six
months following the making f
entry, whether he had estab
lished residence upon the land or
not. which gave him patent to
the hind Tor a residence of four
and one half years.
Under the new ruling every
person mtust prcivu residence for
live full years.
The Literary Chili enjoyed a
most delightful session Saturday
with Mrs. W.I j Moody as hos
less for the day.
Tin roll call brought forth
some choice literary gems and
current happenings The topic
al study was "Anti Foreign Agi t T
tation." which gave information
about the ro'iilions of America
and China. Special attention was
paid to tin "I'iNclusion Laws."
and the I oycott which the Chi
lose have resorted to as a mode
After adjournment refresh
incuts were served, which Were
simply delicious. In every res
peet Mrs. Moody's program was
For Sale Thoroughbred bronze
turkeys, white Ijeghorn and Ply
luouth Hock chickens; alsotJuina
fowls at reasonable prices.
ITi -Jt K A. (KKt.ni'K.
I esse Mitchell, editor T the
Columbus Courier, was in Uein
tug Saturday, being a delegate
from the Columbus district to
the Republican county conven
tion. Mr. Mitchell is now boost
ing the Columbus country as
strongly as he once boosted Dem
ing when he was seerotary of the
chamber of commerce here. He,
says that the Columbus count ry
and the Deiningcount ry are parts
of the .same valley, and whatever t
helps one helps tin other. He
says that the section he re pre
seiits is developing rapidly ami
solidly. Kurmcr.s with money
and experience arc coming in,
every day and going to work with ,
a will. He says that while the 1
farms are not as large in the Co !
lumbiis neighborhood, still the
stuff grown is just as good and
indicates the same possibilities
as around Demiiig. Mr. Mitchell
has many friends in Doming,
and he will go to the stale Ue
publican corvention at Lis Vegas
as one of the delegates I nun Lu
mi county. K. Itodichck in Ml
I'aso I lerald.
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Do You Want It?
There .iif thousands nl acres nl clicuce laud it this
vjilli-y winch I lie giiveiuineiie is giving away In pen
pie who are looking for homes and investment. 1
make a specialty of securing rehucpiishmeiit.s and
desirable locations. Have a line list of deeded val
ley laud at prices that will interest you. Also,
town lots and improved property on which yui can
double your innuey witidii a few mouths' time.
....F. M. COSSITT....
(The Live Land Man)
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Homeseekers and investors
If you want a faun
home conic to the
lower Mimbies Val
ley and Uncle Sam
will give you one.
Rich soil and abund
ance of pure soft wat
er and an ideal climate.
If you want to invest
in property that will
readily enhance in
value, buy lots in Co
lumbus and deeded
land in the lower
Lots are selling for $25 and up, and
Deeded land can be bought from $12.50 to $40
Km Kull Inlm-mat mil Call on or Write
The Floyd R. Blair Realty Co.
Office in Lobby of Columbus Hotel.
Lookout for friction. It wears,
out machinery cpiickly. Me sure
your pumping plant is properly
installed. It will mean money to
you. Kearney can do the work
to your satisfaction.
JH WW iWOXVIK I 1
Furniture? Yoms Sells u For Less!
We are in the District of Low Rents. Call and sec us when
you need any Furniture. We can Save you Money.
Young's El Paso Furniture Co.
307 S. El Paso St. El Paso, Texas
3- inch, pr foot
Other tltet priiporllttnnl prlctt. All
pi in titled Wllh roiiplliiQt iimi ptrtor
ultil in ilctlrtit. Utuil Itrmi'
When in Columbus eat at the
Meals At All Hours
ft. J. HARRINGTON, Prop.
Jesse Mitchell, U. S. Commissioner
Land Filings, Yearly Proofs, Final
Proofs, Relinquishments, Contests
and till matters of Government Land
t lltll'l- ill till' I olllllllilln I Citll-ii'l' llllllillliy.
COLUMBUS. . NEW MEXICO.
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