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Abilene Morning Reporter News (Newspaper) - May 8, 1927, Abilene, Texas fAGESDC THE WESTERN MAGAZINE SECTION MAY 1927 In the Maverick Sunshine San As Told to Tom Delohery f Associate Editor of Farm with offices at Chicago Reprinted By Permission gOMETIMES I wonder what my grandfather Maverick would say if eould see my brother and me here producing Certified Milk on a little piece of land right in the heart of Hie old cattle country and making a good My grandfathers name Avas Samii 3d The world maver meaning an unbranded originated on this Ho had a fcftnd who was too lazy to brand the so when one wandered In without a brand the neighbors jrould Its a You could walk pretty well the 130 miles from San Antonio to Mexican border without getting A New Skin III Three Days KM of Tour Oily Unsightly Blemishes and Marks of Ago This New Way off his All we own are these 86 I own 50 my brother We buy all feed except the silage that goes into my two big silos and the green feed in It costs us 11 cents to produce a quart of Producing a certified we are naturally under greater expense than other farmers in this section who tie their cows on the south side of a shed and call it a Yet we make a profit of 5 12 cents a and in the nine years we have been in the milk business we have averaged a return of 20 per cent on our You can see from these figures that we keep pretty close I guess that was the biggest thing I learned from my four years up north an agricultural dairy hand and creamery manager in Wis Illinois and South At the end of it all I had barely money enough to get home but Ive man aged since then to cash in on the knowledge I picked up in those lean Its only nine years ago that I ac specializing in dairy husband Instead of returning home after graduating I got a job on one of the big dairy farms in Of course my herd increased during the four years I was in school but I realized I had neither enough cattle nor money to make a real so I decided a few years of practical experience would round out my book learning and put me that much While working for a land agent succeeded in selling me a brokendown creamery in South I might have known it wasnt much good from the price I but I was anxious to get some creamery A year sadder but wis I got back to San I was pleasantly surprised to find that Jano Lewis descendants now numbered 19 cows and Father had been breeding the heifers right along and saving tlie I let things ride for a while and studied the local milk A little looking around and some salesman ship led to contracts with department drug soda highclass luncheonettes and other places which retail the best at 16 cents a My initial orders soon grew beyond the production capacity of my so I bought out all the cows my fath er and my brothers I gave Continued on page 7 f Rundown and Nervous or who suffer ovarian pains in the lower part of the bearing down female nervous flushes of fleeting and imleflnate painful or irregular should write to Ellen Lovell 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who behold Send name and address only no money J JtAKJB YOUR FACE YOUR FORTUNE Hundreds of men and women are now doing it at home in the quiet of their rooms without the Knowledge of their most intimate In a few days vSth a skin on hands or any part of the body where a new skin is Its astonishing almost beyond belief Send is absolutely free to of this Address Marvo Beauty 1700 New YOUVE HEAED THE NAME Said to be from Sam uel a cattle owner in who did not brand his his ranch being on an An unbranded especially a motherless formerly customar ily claimed by the first one brand ing New International Dic Mavericks of Texas have a new brand They dont stamp it on the cow but on the bot Ranch Certified In this story Maverick tells how he and his grandsons of put Mexicans into milking suits and arc selling in San at a good milk it costs them 11 cents a quart to Castoria is especially pre pared to relieve Infants in arms and Children all ages of Wind Colic and Diarrhea allaying Feverishness arising by regulating the Stomach and aids the assimilation of Food giving natural Yes You can have prettiet Just use Murine Thousands and thousands of ck vet women have improved the appcar gutce of their Eyes with This longtrussed lotion refreshes and invigorates heavy them new life and iHfamr contains no belladonna 01 harmful tually started as a dairyman for my but I first got the idea before as a boy of One of my brothers wasnt very Father thought the country air would help So he moved us all out here to 200 six miles from San An to Sunshine Some people called it For a while it didnt seem a very healthy place to We had to kill more than a thousand rattlers before it was safe to move Father got some cows and I got in It didnt take me long to learn to milk and make myself handy about the Dad encouraged me by giving me a small most of which I put in the When I had saved I bought Jane purebred Jersey heifer She remained in my herd un til she was fifteen years produc ing some fifty counting her She was the real foun dation of my Jane Lewis freshened when I was about By the time I was ready to go to college I had three nice fe I mode a contract with Fath er that he was to breed and raise any female calves for the milk and for what he got from the sale of bull I went to the Texas Col lege one year and then up to the Uni jrersity of iapk agricul To avoid always look for the signature of Absolutely Harmless No Physicians everywhere recommend v INTERURBAN LINES BETWEEN FORT WORTB AND DALLAS AND FORT WORTH AND CLEBURNB Alirnys Fmster Time Lower Rates Better Service Ask your agcnU for complete Information L FORT TEXAS oeciai informauon if to in wbera you know offered la SPECIAL ASK Four National Banks wanta Ad ABILENE AND WICHITA TEXAS BIG SALARIES
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