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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 July 1948

m, *f" *T «Birja.i ui ■ «*■ «^MN>^W iWWMWg^ ' " " 11 i ■■•*..«iir irifaiii-B'i«^xr,*i tflil * ||(|)|i iigii-iiiiiitrir>)(iij:r« iMmitiriimMiitrn i 41 ■ I SUNSET 7:54 SUNRISE 5:40 VOL 62, NO. 177 UP SERVICE The Childress Index CHILDRESS, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1948 NEA SERVICE — EIGHT SECTIONS — SECTION ONE — SIXTY PAGE Convention NewsS^ IA CUT TODAY By Democrats At Philadelphia s. fEDITOR'S NOTE During the Democratic Convention, an on-the- scene column by Peter Edson, NEA correspondent, will he fro- warded by direct mail to The In dex.) BY PETER EDSON PHILADELPHIA (NEA)—Most significant things to come out of this Democratic convention may be elimination of the party's two most embarrasing elements-—its ex- treme reactionaries and radicals. These two fringes are personified in the forlorn candidacies of Gov- ernor Ben Laney of Arkansas and Senator Claude Pepper of Florida, who thought they were heading Cppfj himself, was on the receiving By United Press The race for the jun...

Publication Title: Childress Index, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 July 1948

Page Two mm 2 THE CHILDRESS INDEX, CHILDRESS. TEXAS BRING ON THE DELEGATES WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1948 We Extend Our Sincere CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OLD SETTLERS ON YOUR 60TH ANNIVERSARY HELEN'S SHOPPE - And - CHILDRESS GREENHOUSE (Oldtimers Ourselves) LUNCHEON Ex-Resident's Young People Of COMPLIMENTS Wedding Is Told Baptist Church HOUSE GUESTS Here Yesterday Enjoy Hay-Ride A bridge-luncheon compliment- ing out-of-town guests, Mmes. N. J. Cooksev of Moberly, Mo., and Mrs. Helen Newman of Kan- sas City, was given at 1 p. m yesterday in the home of their sister, Mrs. Bert Hargraves. Mrs Lon Alexander, mother of the three .shared hostess duties. Assorted garden flowers were u§ed as centerpieces at the four bridge tables and bouquets of seasonal flowers were used throughout the entertaining rooms The luncheon menu consisted of chicken ala king, molded salad, stuffed celery, cinnamon apples, sweet pickles, hot rolls and cake and iced tea. Those playing bridge during the afternoon were Mmes....

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 July 1948

afpi,. mm ■WWMOHl 'fflWiilfrr && * =4- m eate mwm WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1948 THE CHILDRESS INDEX. CHILDRESS. TEXAS Page Three NATIONAL ALL-STARS DROP A 5 TO 2 GAME TO JUNIOR LOOP -oOo— ST. LOUIS, July 14 UJ.R>—Sup- ched the mark set in the same park porters of the National League, wondered today of the all-star game was worth it after their 11th defeat, 5 to 2, in 15 starts against the American League. The "dream teams" battle brought a net $93,447 into the by the Boston Braves' Max West eight years ago. Brilliant base running plus a nap by Chicago's Andy Pafko at third base gave the Americans a run without a hit in the third. Mickey All-Sfars Nip Fort Worth By 4 To 2 Score FIRST RUN IN ALL-STAR GAME players pension fund. But yester- j Vernon, in for Masterson, and Pat oay. for the third straight year, j Mulling walked. Both advanced the Nationals' fan-picked crew on a double steal while Tommy took a shellacking from the Am- Henrich was striking out. t: icans. Walker Cooper...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 July 1948

RSdl- ::?' Page Four THE CHILDRESS INDEX, CHILDRESS, TEXAS WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1948 METHODIST CIRCUIT-RIDING PREACHER FOUNDED CHURCH -°Oo — A circuit riding Methodist in the lower Panhandle. He held preacher of the type immortal- services in the cowboys' camps ued in the pioneer West, who and in scattered ranch homes as carried his Bible in his saddle- well as in the few small towns, bags and rode for miles over the receiving a cordial welcome and fenceless range to bury the dead, ; close attention wherever he went, exhort^the living, officiate at mar- He performed the first marriage riages and baptizings, and lend his aid t<4, any he met, organized the first church in Childress He was ReviJames Taylor Hos- mer, itinerant minister who nrr- peared soon after the first settlers Economize on meats. Buy in quanhty- store in ycur locker/7 We Hare a Locker for Yon' TAFF FROZEN FOOD LOCKERS ceremony in Childress County. On one of his early visits to Childress he helped organize a Method...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 July 1948

mm ■mm mm mm WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1948 THE CHILDRESS INDEX, CHILDRESS, TEXAS SAME DELAY HALTS THEATER OPENING DOORS THEN AND NOW' ,h:Fj Ch,,dress r-de* rVhi be?ngauna°blehto TecTe cofd£ • . c >ery iavest ton which operates the Palarp electric equipment, and a player Monogram and Gen Theaters he^e P no will be used, and will have In 1915 G. S. liyton "ought the bass and snare drums, flute out Mr. Peyton's interest in the and mandolin attachments." e That s from The Childress Index ot March 4, 1914. Last Monday night the new Monogram Theater opened its ■* tioors for the first time. The the- ater is owned by Mr. Phipps and ! Mr. Peyton. Over 600 customers bought tickets the first night. En- gineerman Fred Dewey bought the first four tickets.'' Page Five MANAGER ENJOY A NEW TRA m/ EXPERJENCE • \ SERVlCt ROWDEN CORDELL * CONTINENTAL T RAILWAYS THRU BUSES TO LOS AHGlltS DALLAS DINVIR ALBUQUERQUE ★ UNION BUS TERMINAL 20014 Ave. F., Nw. Phone 54 TRAILWAY& Monogram and that started a 3...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 July 1948

'm m . '^:m -.„. ,,„ -"i-; ■ •■■ ■> :. -. ,: A BPH ■ ' i . jp ■> ^' ■ -V ' Poa« Six THE CHILDRESS INDEX, CHILDRESS. TEXAS WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1948 FIRST CITY LIGHT PLANT RAN FROM DUSK TO DAWN oO The transition of the electric "light-plant" into the electric "power-plant" is the story of the West Texas Utilities Company and it- predecessors. In this day and time, when nost of us take around-the-clock md around-the-calendar electric ser- vice tor granted, it is hard to re- member when the proud boast of 1 he local "light-plant" was "serv- ice from dusk to dawn!" But o many Childress residents still re- n member when the plant whi- tie s. blew and the fire alarms were e sounded each - morning at 8 to p i; iiilv that the electricity was off F affair, b irst light plan4, a from the ;-ro- ie "i of a local drive for capital, wa- operated by local manage- ment: and "two-bit"s per killo- watt hour was considered a fair price for current. Aside from the grief engendered by reasons of me...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 July 1948

rnmmmmmm *Mnog* -mm-immz «*** ^ «w M 'fr n f WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1948 THE CHILDRESS INDEX, CHILDRESS, TEXAS Pc KIP Seven I HOPE >CU l VT EXPECT ROIJB-E, MA'A^/ VG A LARGE SUM OF MO\Ev ' IF RED RTDER CAN' chase off r^ao agents WTH one guv, I FiSGER I CAN 00 rr w ^ISS FLO/ 4, - nc UUTLnw HlUk.ULi " "" | x^v ^emewse^ JAKE'S" ORDERS, BO VS.' DO NT SHOW >C--^SELVE*' TILL I'VE PICKED Ccr '->£ GUARD/ v\ ster/ & E READY butcc*7 ha5 yvvhoacex the time* machine has where Sop WHEN A <2UES"n2N u?ok.at IMAGE / WELL, SEEMS TO / WHO bear out PETTER SOMEBODY \ THAN MJ5T HAVE.' THW SPHINX \C\CK. DCC'^i wc i L/ \ i U" 3U i in that time" / where oop i amazins pata t=c i. op > hctpfnj / x no lonser oueston t\ anvthin5... ANVHOV* WHAT -•v-TH—CA THAT WAS SANDRA 7) SHE DROVE RIGHT INTO THE i.AK£/ ( CAM YOU 5EE ANYTHING. UBBY ? DOWN... DEEP-DOWN. TO SWEET OBLIVION/ fr SOT YET. BUT I DON T TMiMK SANDRA'S TRYING TO &f T AWAY. PROW THE SOOND OP THE CAR, SHE SEEMS TO BE HEADING TOWARD TH...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 July 1948

rage Eight «w VI THE CHILDRESS INDEX, CHILDRESS. TEXAS WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1948 sproles red ball lines is largest line in state Air Staff Aide Operating in Childress 1936, Sproles Red Ball Lines, Inr.. brines to this community the largest motor freight lines operat- ing in Texas. The Red Ball super trucks -ar- rv freight to and from pnints in Texas from Amarillo to Houston, Beaumont and almost every point in Blast Texas and as far east as Shreveport. Ted Mink, Jr. is manager of the Childre-s office. He is native born, graduated from the Childress High School in 1942 and was appointed agent two years ago upon his re- turn from the navy. Headquartered in Dallas, Sproles Fed Ball 1 ines present a huge in- vestment of trucks, equipment, warehouses and other assets. The story of the beginning and growth of the firm centers around Henry E. English, its founder and operator. English was one of 13 children of a Hunt County farmer. He got the uree to get into the transporta- tion business th...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 July 1948

mitiwKii (Uiilhimii'Hi'iiniiriinii. i., ., mx. f ft IB The Childress Index VOL. 62, NO. 178 UP SERVICE CHILDRESS, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1948 NEA SERVICE —SECTION TWO—EIGHT PAGES Compromises Fill The History Of Childress As Childress 'elebrates its 60th anniversary it is the metropolic of the lower Panhandle, but 60 years ago it was only a successful compromise. Its location, its plan, its very name were the results of com- promises Preceeding the com- promise, there was a lively argu- ment that is the first colorful chapter of the city's history. Prefacing the chapter was the comparatively brief period when cowboys rode the fenceless ranges and a few camps were the only signs that the prairie was inhabit- ed. The cattle kingdom was never as deeply entrenched here as in some other Panhandle coun- ties, as the railroad built through Childress County in 1887 and set- tlers began coming. In 1886 the first town was sur- veyed, located on the section that is now the Charlie Scott far...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 July 1948

p ^ i,/xS '--T- 'i£&* Page Two THE CHILDRESS INDEX. CHILDRESS. TEXAS WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1943 Indians Coming' Once Sounded In Texas Panhandle (EDITOR'S NOTE: Many are the Ftories about Indians in this ter- ritory. A bit of research brought to light a story written by Mr. and Mrs. Herbert M. Timmo.is which follows, in part). There is rarely a gathering of old settlers but that soon the talk drifts to "When the Indians were coming " It was the trying days of February 1891 of which they were speaking. A? Phebe K. Warner expressed it, "This massacre is different. It is thfc only Indian massacre in history where everyone who at- tended is a survivor. We do not honor dead heroes." All the Panhandle, from Ama- rillo to Childress was alarmed at the dread warning, "The Indians are coming, killing and burning as they come.*' Many stories are told as to how this report origi- nated, but let "Shafe" V-i"^hn lell the story. He Shot the Calf "About sundown one afternoon in February, several o...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 July 1948

2|§pSSS§p§pSi. ,„$m wmmmtrn ymwmmm wmmmmmmmmm&B&tm MM MMMHN IP#** Ikfcat-*. w « , *f t WEDNESDAY, JULY 14. 1948 A HISTORY OF HOW CITY OF HEN AND HOW CHILDRESS CAME TO B THE CHILDRESS INDEX, CHILDRESS, TEXAS Page Three RY WAS RENAMED CHILDRESS E COUNTY SEAT OF THIS AREA Fifty-eight years have pas<£d >> *ir,-ce an artist bv the name i- M. Fowler, of Morrisville. 'apainstakingly drew a pin and ni picture of the little village of hilcLress. I !•< little village had l>een in v lp,c'nce OHl.v a short time and as first named "Henry." having •ten given that name by R. E. :'<ntgomery. Right of Way and own lot Agent for the Fort Wor- h & Denver City Railway Com- •i'liy. Montgomery laid off the 1 •• nsite, after the coming of the ailroad. He expected the peo- !" "f *** ,|1,tle Vll|age of "Chil- ( ity' four miles west of ■ '••my to accept the new lo- ut on willingly, but met opposi- ng. fiom its inhabitants who felt h.it the old site was very desir- I he railroad o...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 July 1948

Page Four THE CHILDRESS INDEX, CHfLDRESS, TEXAS WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1948 IN EARLY-DAY CHILDRESS LIFE GRIFFITH SISTERS TOOK BIG PART } boss of the Shoenail Ranch. The ] wedding was at the Court House, ! which had been prettily decorated 1 with the only materials at hand— Any discussion of early days in which then ended two blocks from cedar branches and the pale green Childress soon brings mention of! the depot. and white milkweed that is some- t-he Griffith sisters, who had part j There w h s located the house ■ times callec siio w —on~ the - moun— in the social, religious, educational j which became the first Griffith I tain. and business life of the pioneer ; boarding house. It was an old store ! The couple stood under a green- town from their arrival in the j building which had been moved ery-twined bell, and most of the spring of 1888. | from Quanah, and it was so open guests did not suspect that its Stili representing the family , that when sandstorms blew it was 1 framework wa...

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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 July 1948

1 . c. the r m- G. •ith the | H r>ev sec- ned mmm § MKMK-- J MM. '~'i b- -? %£: i tin ii.ii r •' £ ' - -. WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1948 - THE CHILDRESS fNDEX, CHILDRESS, TEXAS *ft"PWPH N*WW« P6gtffvl .ES It's Been A Long Trail 60 Years In Childress County IT'S BEEN 60 YEARS SINCE THE PIONEERS OF CHILDRESS COUNTY CAME HERE TO PIONEER A NEW LAND. BATTLING ALL THE WAY AGAINST WEATHER. WIND. DROUTH AND HARDSHIPS ON EVERY HAND THEY LAID A SOUND FOUNDATION FOR US TO BUILD ON. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CHILDRESS INDEX IN ITS BEST WISHES TO THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OLD SETTLERS' REUNION 60TH CELEBRATION JULY 16-17 E. rise ion ut at id i ph FIRST NATIONAL BANK ESTABLISHED 1905 "MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION // I rf. £S §®IStlI§Ki * V Sil'.CUASU^t j 2 J : t i : : : M M 4 • ? t • 5

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 July 1948

paoc Sfx THE CHILDRESS INDEX, CHILDRESS, TEXAS WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1948 LbdKlNG BACK OVER 60 YEARS IN CHILDRESS GJVES THE APPEARANCEOF A CRAZY QUILT ? , BY WADE WcCONNELL | ches of that time were important great cattle companies who<-e thou- As one looks back over 60 years j in the growth and development sands of cattle grazed over hun- of living and growing up with a of this country. While the railroad dreds of miles. The town of Chil- city the size of Childress, it some- could bring needed supplies to dress was first located west of its Lines seems like viewing one of my 1 Childress, it was up to the freigh- present site, about the place where mother s old-fashioned crazy quilts | ters to see that the ranches were another pioneer, Charlie T. Scott, fashioned of dark and li^ht spots. | supplied with the goods. Some of! now owns a farm. Only as the years have slipped : the most important ranches of the by has the pattern of that growth j time included the OX. the Shoe- w-ith a ci...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 July 1948

:S$f-v HW Hilgiliiji WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1948 THE CHILDRESS INDEX, CHILDRESS, TEXAS r Page Sever r-v;*\w^. CH\V.W^.ss \HO^X -- v- a - ^ ♦*> V I—- , ,—^ f </? Memories- \ i (Continued from Page One) ! of the ear, not harming the occu- 1 pant. The runaway, mustang kept | on at a fast clip until he reached 'the Griffin & Butler store (prob- ! ably Milam & Doolins Dry Good ; Store then) anyhow he went down , the sidewalk until he reached the alley, he turned a little to one side when his feet slipped from under him and he slid down the walk broadsided for several feet, i By that time Jay had caught up with him and sofelv too him back to the barn. (That's pretty gast work, Jay). ■ vice-president; J. M. Crews, cash- ' it r; J. P. Fueming, assistant cash- I ier: R. A. Bowers, assistant cash- [ ier: Joe II. Ward and Miss Ruth | ^.c\vs, bookkeepers. The dividend for the past year i amounted to 30 per cent. S50.000 ! is the capital stock of the bank. SNAKE STORY Dell Arnold, goo...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 July 1948

'Page Eighf THE CHILDRESS INDEX, CHILDRESS, TEXAS * WEDNESDAY, JULY ?4, 19# mmamm & w 1 m. 4 ■ ■4 I OF SIXTY YEARS * * I : f f' *■ / . ,L Hi1 |P The Childress Livestock Com- /' mission Company has been holding cattle and livestock auctions in Childress for the past decade and has grown with the city and area. Auc- tions are held each Wednesday. WE EXTEND OUR SINCERE I . <c ■ pp !■•/ Good Wishes TO THE Old Settlers Reunion July 16-17 We pay our respects to those pioneers of this county who toiled amid great hardships to bring civilization to a new and undeveloped land. We owe much to these great early citizens. Childress Livestock Commission Company SALES EVERY WEDNESDAY LOCATED ON HIGHWAY 287 East of Town BILL SLATON, Manager ' r v..* • ■, -V . , -- . ■ * *

Publication Title: Childress Index, The
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Page 17 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 July 1948

■■ r MkfS, «iiMMi|fl|NaKF« ft*** V* VH n The Childress Index vol. 62, NO. 178 UP SERVICE CHILDRESS, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1948 NEA SERVICE • SECTION THREE — SIX PAGES First Cotton Planted Here In The Spring 01 '92 By L. E. Haskett "Tall oaks from 1 i11lo acorns ■ grow, is an ol<i and 'rite saying and the same may be said of the transition of cotton farming in this section of Texas and western 1 Oklahoma, when a field of five : or siv acre?: was planted to cotton in the spri.ig of 1892, a little j more than two miles east of Carey. As has been said, farmers first locating in Childress County came here for one reason at least to get | away from a cotton growing sec- • tion. Farmers have said that they did not want to live in a ; cotton growing country, where it ( was necessary for the entire fam- ily to work month alter month in an effort to make a cotton crop, j and then sell the product for a- I bout one-half enough on which i to live. S. H. Bowman and family mov- ed lrom a ...

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Page 18 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 July 1948

a m MM mtsm. 1^* Page Two WHITE'S AUTO CHILDRESS STORE PLAYS IMPORTANT ROLE IN FIRM THE CHILDRESS INDEX, CHILDRESS, TEXAS WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1948 ffljt - yKP* #4 isro suffv* "The (liffirult'iwr do in ately, the unoo: ■ ible t, longer." 'J'hat might have been tlx riple on which the colorful l< ol White's Auto Stores wa In the relatively short :.p.'in yeai^, Whiter ha-, gruv. n l'i i--i:r I "o-man firm to an organi- /:•' '"i <>i :'a'i rompaoy-owned stores and more, than lf>0 authorized di-.dei ; res, operating m four t.it< with a tremendous annual 1 olnine of bu: mess. Wl.i'e': Auto Stores were born a of thr depression in a : mail build- WELCOME TO ALL THE PIONEERS OF CHILDRESS COUNTY May your 60th Anniversary Bring Back Many Pleasant Memories WHITE WAY TOURIST CAMP MR. & MRS. E. E. RHODES 1402 AVE F, NW. i ing in Clinton, Okla., with scarce- ly a truckload of merchandise, | valued at about $2500. The White's Auto Store in Chil- dress opened for business on No- , v...

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Page 19 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 July 1948

j m WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1948 THE CHILDRESS INDEX, CHILDRESS, TEXAS Page Three HARGRAVE LAUNDRY fn o-! Ji z* <Vrr %>~ iv-6 H % Oy 5 ^o<3 X ± 11 *3 * V) T I ir ° 4 !L£v,-r«^u V1P JiOOcOffX® v -Zl ^ **9* «j 5« fll 22. <3 x A Century of Brands in Texas might be an ippro priatc title for the above map of Texas which has been branded with more than 300 brands by Sam Privitt. Most of the brands were some of the oldest brand s on record in the various counties. The brands have been placed in the approximate location of the coun ties they are registered in. The Brand Map was on display in the Childress O ffice Supply window for ten days. HENRY HANKINS SAW CHILDRESS WHEN THERE WAS NO CHILDRESS Henry Hankins saw Childress when there was no Childress. With his parents he came through what is now Childress in 1885. "There wasn't a town here then,,' Henry, one of the few who remain who saw the country in that state, said. "There was the town of Hen- ry, just west of what is now Childr...

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Page 20 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 July 1948

Page Four THE CHILDRESS INDEX. CHILDRESS. TEXAS 3-BAR COWHANDS IN ACTION Typical ranch'scene of early days in Childress County is this nic- ture of cowhands branding. This particular picture was taken on the 3-Bar Ranch owned by A. W. Lonq, and was loaned to The Index by his widow,' now Mrs. Q. S. Barrett. ShoenasJ Ranch New Owner Tells Of Some Changes In conversation with Mr. R. J. Jennings, who will have charge of the Shoenail ranch after the trans- fer, last Saturday when we learn- ed a little of the future policy of the ranch owners. Mr. Jennings said that as the cattle were counted out they would be separated and all the old and off colored cows and old bulls will be shipped out. As soon as the quarantine is raised one thousand high grade heifers and one hundred purebred Hereford bulls will be brought to the ranch from Chicasha, I. T. He said the owners intend mak- ing a strictly breeding ranch of it, and would ship all steers north each spring. Mr. Jennings said the new compan...

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