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It is one thing to grow a crop
and quite another thing to market it. In fact the
latter is the big, half of the business. In the fol
lowing properties the market conditions are first-class.
J^ruit, Poultry and JOairy Farm
$2,000 NET PROFIT this year on FRUIT alone—not counting poultry, dairy, pigs, etc.
Nine acres of finest kind of Puyallup Valley land — under intensive cultivation —within one
hour's ride (five miles) from Tacoma post office, not quite as far from Cannery at Puyallup.
Six acres of berries and fruit, which will NET this year (judging from the past) $1,500 to
$2,000. Fair buildings. All the conditions combine to make this a VERY DESIRABLE
PLACE. Price $750 per acre, $6,750. If you have $2,000 in cash you can handle this place.
It will support a family and put $1,500 in the bank every year. What more could one ask?
Poultry and Spruit Ranch
Five and one-half acres now being operated as a practical poultry farm. Netted last year
$2.26 per hen. Seven room house, barn, chicken brooder, incubator and colony houses; grain
room; running water also piped to buildings and yards; horse, wagon, 300 birds, incubators,
brooders, clover cutter, bone mill and all small tools —in fact everything necessary to step in
and do business. 140 bearing fruit trees, selected varieties. Beautifully located, overlook
ing valley. l£ miles from post office and market. Price for entire property $4,200.
A. I>airy Farm
248 acres —70 acres of which is fine, well-drained bottom land. 35 acres mostly bottom, clear
ed and under cultivation; 70 acres of balance is good pasture. Entire place is fenced and
cross-fenced and for the most part good agricultural land. The buildings are good, worth
probably $2,000, (barn 42x110.)
Value of five cows, team and other personal property $ 800.00
Stumpage value of timber and piling 5000.00
Average value of land at $35 per acre, which is very low 8500.00
Total conservative value $16300.00
Splendid road, R. F. D.; telephone; grain and feed delivered, and cream, eggs, etc. collected.
One hour's drive from State Capitol at Olympia. Price $8,000.00. Some people would call
this a "SNAP." .
Beautifully located in Puyallup overlooking the Puyallup Valley from Tacoma to Sumner.
Good shot clay soil in fine state of cultivation; ten acres cleared, five acres pasture. 300 ap
ple, 45 pear, 5 peach, 15 cherry, and a few plum trees, all bearing; currants, gooseberries,
one-half acre red raspberries, one-acre evergreen blackberries; 2000 strawberry plants, (first
year); good set of buildings, beautiful perennial stream of soft water from clear across the
place. A very fine income producing HOME and cheap at the price, $6,000.00.
A. Productive Place
Eight acres, best of soil, all cleared and under cultivation; two blocks outside city, in the
midst of prosperous farmers and fruit growers, on main road to Tacoma; paved streets half
way to it, not far to car line. Neat five room house, woodshed, barn, chicken house, picker's
quarters. One acre each of red raspberries, blackberries and evergreen blackberries; one
half acre of strawberries, 40 bearing fruit trees, currants, rhubarb, 120 hills Logan berries,
balance of land for cultivation and pasture. This will support a family and put $1,500 in the
bank every year. We can conceive of no more delightful life than on a place like this —a
happy combination of city and country— near schools and churches —yet one has an abund
ance of such essentials as health, milk, cream, butter, eggs, fruit, and money to spend for
pleasure and comfort. There is but one crop of land — yours while you can.
FOR ANY OF THESE PROPERTIES, SEE OR ADDRESS
JOHN MILLS, Puyallup, Wash.