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Tlirk.sDAV, ALL U.ST 17, I.S93. l'KOI'IT IN AI.MOMI1. Webster Treat of Davisville Califor nia, an authority on almond culture, lias rontrlhuted the following to the Woodland Mail: 'This year from 1M California paper 'shell almond trees (five years old) 'covering two and five-sevenths acres, "L gathered :i,.02 pound of nuts, that ".sold in Chicago at twenty-two cents "er pound. This l.'H.2 to the acre llttleovcr4tothe trc -eighteen "poundg to the. tree. AVl.cn th'-HCMiine "trees wcr four year old thf.v aver "nged ahoilt three pounds, and at eight "yoars they will double what they bore "at five. They will at eight years bear "fully forty jxMimUtothe tree without "the least exert Ion. This at seventy "trees to the acre, and reckoning nt "twenty-two cents to the pound, Is "1,540.00 per acre, Now these are "nothing but plain, bare, raw facts. "Almond trees live and do well for "fifty years, and in some place- in . "Europe when fifteen years old In-ar "from l".0 to 2o) pounds per tree." The same results attained intbecul tureof almonds by Mr. Treat, can be reached in Stmt hern Arizona. Devoted to the culture of Almonds a very small acreage would yield a handsome reve nue. What better Investment ran ho made than In a five or ten acre tract in the Arizola colony planted in this valuable tree? What hils been done at i)avlvlllf! may easily be repeated here. Lund that can be bought at pr ices at which the colony tracts are selling that possesses such a splendid product Ivc : capacity is surely a gilt edged in vestment. At the figures quoted, in the fiftli year ten acres will yield a gms revenue of more than M.onn. and deducting freight and other exjienses the net return will very near equal that sum; while at eight years the net revenue from the same ten acres will bo close to Sl.",Oi)o.O!). What Ix'tter chance to acquire a competence can a man of limited income, expect than by investing his savings on the iu-tal-ment plan in a five or ten acre t ract in the Arlzola colony, and have it planted In almond) and cared for by the com pany? lly the time the lat payment Is made the- fortunate Investor will have a home and a handsome property which will yield a comfortable living with very little care and attention: with an assured annual Increase that In a few years will make the reveoue almost princely. Such investment can be made with out fear of any aiaterial change in the value, of the product as the years pass. In other words there is no reason to apprehend a reduction in profits from overproduction. That subject was thoroughly ventilated in a recent arti cle In the Arizona Magazine, copied by Tiik Oasis. The writer had called on many dealers in nuts in eastern cities, and had corresponded with inqMirters In Boston, TS'evt York and Philadel phia, Invariably leveling his inquiries upon the single question, involved, lie found all agreed that there is a very large and rapidly increasing demand for almonds to satisfy which will re-j quire the product of many thousand acres. It is doubtful whether there is enough land that will produce the almond to satisfy the growing demand and shut olT foreign iniportat ion. in this light it is a self evident proposi tion that the. far-sighted planter of an almond orchard plants for lasting profit and permanent prosper ity. Anyone looking for proposit ions of that kind will lind plenty of 1 hem right here at Ari.ola. Con e and take advantage of one of them. II is l he greatest chance of the muttcA nth century. ('illicit from rvliH!ii:c. Prc-rutt has a new tire alarm. After September 1st it will be law ful to kill d'-er. The Indebtedness of Yavapai Co. foot s up f PiC.ooO. The territorial! assessment this year foots up ? 27,000,000. Tucson business men w ill tight the new license law in t he courts. A school district is to be- established in the Supcrsi it ion mining district. More prospectors are looking for gold in Northwest Ari.onathaneverbefore. Seven cases of typhus fever are re jiorted in the Fort Whipple harricks. Two hundred acres of beans are growing on the JIart ranehe, near Tucson. Since the rains flies by day and mos quitoes by night make Willcox folks unhappy. The roads just below Solomonville are pronounced the worst this side of Arkansas, Monday the Tucson .Sampler han dled and bought nineteen tons of sil ver lead ores. Work In the Southern Pacific shops at Tucson has leen reduced to four days per week. Thursday night of last week Consta ble Fellows of Tempe was severely bitten by a dog. Fifty thousand dollar ore has been struck In the (iraut group of mines, near Arivaca. In the Salt River Valley barley is selling fit f. cents per cwt. cheaper than than ever before. Since the recent rains placer mining in the vicinity of Creatcrville, Pima county, Is increasing. The stockmen of southeastern Ari zona met at Willcox yesterday to ar range for a general round up. The new hoisting works on the Mammoth mine, in the Superstition district, started up last week. Suflicient water is running in the Little Colorado to irrigate half of Apache county, if it were stored. The Colorado Steam Navigation Co. Is arranging to build a new steamlxiat to ply between Yuma and Picacho. The Southern Pacific pay car has started from Sau Francisco and is ex pected through Arizona next week lion. .1. It. CamplMdl of Prcscott, has been appointed a member of the territorial live stock sanitary commis sion. Colorado parties have bought the Whipsaw mine, on Castle Creek, and it is about to start up. Jt is a pro ducer. .1. O. (fodin of Willcox, was seri ously if not fatally injured, one day last week, by a tricky horse he Avas riding. On September 4th bids are to be con sidered by the proper IT. S. engineer otlicials forconstruction of a new levee at Yuma. There are twenty-three greyhounds in a pack kept at the Bartlett farm, in the Salt River Valley, to keep down the rabbits. Burglars are operating in t lie vicin ity of Phteuix. Sunday they stole a valuable shot un from the residence of Mr: Ilackelt. An attempt to obtain artesian water is to be made at Kingman. It is be lieved a flow will be reached at a depth of about .'100 feet. tyimv than one hundred Colorado miners are reported to have recently found employment in t he Rig Bug dis trict, near Present t. Traveling in Apache county is re ported unsafe, the rains frequently and suddenly converting dry arroya; ;. f. SMITH. lit:V .V KiWK!. urn 5: -'"; I; V-'ir'V';.; c i f ' ' .' ;,;.' :;,t;;J-;'(;tf:li,'..j Am - r K M IJ J li OT C L.. APRICOT i'KLAE ALMOM) TREES SEMI-TROPICAL TREES, PLANTS and SHRUBS Ii OKIOAT VAIVIIiTY. TTTTff7FT--t t,"?T7rrmriii The Nursery is located three miles from San Bernardino, in the north-east corner of t he Ilialto tract. A sandy loam soil Prod nces line roots. Largest Stock in Southern California. V-r Kce 1 C very tiling Ititscl t;c I . We will pack in moss and guarantee safe arrival. Correspondence solicited. Catalogue and prices furnished free. X. H. Wp do a Keiicriil Xurscry ami llorlleultural tmslnes, ami wtl! contrtft to plant largo trai'ls, a ml iruarunU.H nil work, trees, cti.-. IJcfpicnccs: Jl'irst National Hank, Doctor J. M. Hurley, V. X. C'rftndall, fan Uortmrdtno, California; t'. I-tJiaron, Arl)la, Aiiina. TnifirMir: tcrt. (nnlial stock K.'Xi.l"J. Successors to .MORK1S ii Jl.sKV. MORRIS MSERY CO. San llcriiiiriliiKi. Calif. Mteman s Full Circle nay esses BALINGWIRE, Walter A. Wood s Steel Mowers, Su-llsz v Knkess. LZECKENDORF&Co. TUCSON. jnto impassable i"trtam..