Lubbock Avalanche Journal, June 26, 1914

Lubbock Avalanche Journal

June 26, 1914

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Issue date: Friday, June 26, 1914

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Lubbock Avalanche Journal (Newspaper) - June 26, 1914, Lubbock, Texas ...........■■■'-%ft rr LUBBOCK COUNTY    j in the t’nited State».    ¡jj Lubbock county. The low grades j matae, besides the fodder. All were ""—j Water SUpp’y—The water supply 0f cattle hare almost disappeared,»originally the natural products of k county wu crested» obtained almcit entirely from an(j our farmers are holding smaller jsm i-huinld climates, and their intro-, out at Young and Bextr ©own- ’ we!i*. The natural lake* in some in » he<ds of highgrade cattle.    \ ductlo« into the West was due to the and Mated in honor of Tom Lttlhj plane?« furnish sufficient water for Hog«—-Hogs are always profitable j lT. S. Agricultural Department. There Of til* Terry Ranger*. The coun*; «toek. but the cost of a well and a, an,j make quick money. Thia section j baa allrays been a market for this Ofganfzed to KJgl. It contains j vHndmiil is so small that the people vrjil soon be considered one of the \ grain, and also for the fodder as a roughness, which excels that of Indian corn. Mile Maize—1This is peculiarly arfflpteA to our soil and climate, in nearly every respect being very slmi-qu*llty to that of kaSr. It mature« in quality to that of kaflr. It mature« much quicker than kaflr corn, but the quality of it» fodder is inferior to of the possibilities of Lubbock county as a great fruit growing country. Is scarcely In a condition to realize the truth regarding the success of fruit culture here. The Elberta peach, There is a good opportunity in bob* hook for a factory for the manufacture of peanut products. AH the nutlr necessary for such a factory can be raised within a few miles of the city* in addition to other varieties, reach j and there is always a good market for it** df 900 square miles and I* prefer to give their stock the benefit hog producers of the United State«. Of U»e meet centra! counties in the j <»f fresh water, Lubbock county has Hoe» are ahrfy* healthy, and hog t «lain region. It 1» watered by the reputation of being the best wa- cholera is unknown. Hoga always do fill## Houaa Csnyon, a tributary tered section In the whole country.; where they cartvhave alfalfa; Hagt Fork of tbe Brasne t+rer. j An inexhaustible supply of water aD<i h has been proven that kaflr ’jNStsteg and    farming j <tows from the northwestward toward j corn and mile maize equal Indian com %Nan the prt*Hpal tad^a-lthe southeast, therefore, ft make« no,in fattening bogs. For thst reason surfaea ©* the country is 1 dtKereace where you dig. you get. the South Plains is destined1 to be-»$ per cet>t of tbe land 1 *n abundant supply ot wyfter and flnd j come aa famous as a hog country as it shallower thin In any other conn- tt is as a cattle country. Our hogs [that of the latter. on the Plata*. No welts go dry. fatten and grade with the best Kansaaj MlHet'—The Plains Country seems IIie eolld corataQ^’A    ercry failed to get good, hogs.    | to be tile natural home of millet, and .0* the    depth of from 40 to; Sheep—Sheep can be raised to an I it is no unusual thing for it to yield advantage in this country, If our fart«- » fr«m otic- and a half to two ton» invafe is dtrtightfnlj confine tiemselves to small flocks. | per acre. We never expect a fail-It S« not far enorth to ■ Ov tog to the advance in tbe price of j urp of the millet crop, be disagreeable In winter, and thejiand and the rapid settling up ofj ."Cotton—Cot ten has been grown sue-elevation is such that the summers the country, large flocks are belfig ? cessfully for the past four yearn are always pleasant. The atmos-phere; reduced. Our rich grasses and mild Some crops have yielded as largo as offer great inducements to j three-fourths of a bale per acre. There Of the country towns j light and bracfog. The elevation t ghtcp raisers.    j is no vegetation such as crab-grass mik Mio ol the Flatus «win fa^aJ anywhere. Tbey are intel* * liberal. broad-minded sod pro-Tbe school ^gM^aitd the are OB etrery haaCf and the. never gets hot and oppressive, but is \ winters Often «f a stateBntea and cost n>.«*es tbe climate .» specific for asth-it «OWMIbIIIm pore than j ms, the light» pure air bringing re--j'aera old.    ] Wef. And It may be added for the to tbe high mora] too*| benefit of those who have been us*iJ •« religious de-i0 * lower altitude, that the dryness we wm represented, of tbe atmostpbere makes the cola <b* Sa#Haf, Ctamberliatffseem lees cold, and the beat less hot. Christian. j then in the damp or humid air or a tèdi Urtimi,    j toner couatry. Tbe high altitude. 3,' **0 fÄiü* fif*» * Mwk; feet above sea level, makee the (raised to Honei and Mules—Horses and «titles for years past have been of the Sj anhb kind, but the immigration to our country by Northern farmers, who have brought into the county graded stock, has changed this condition. and Lubbock county can now show fine horses and mules. Poultry—Fowls of all kind» can be 11# loam.. It I« from three j enmmvr» as cool here sa in the Ut# deep, mMtatfald wit* aNorthern states, white the more di* This soil ha* tbe grefcc- retit rays of tbe southern sun this region obtains from its lesser latitude «erte to temper tt»e winters so that fee weather rarely becomes very eold, and then only for very short perioda, ftßtd» swtsMny winters and cool, iAvtpontipg summers. are « moat di -' .ié limd, the sod *t«%ke toe and bé- q/ëêb* „ .j it. *9 mm «•Hum #ß'    dealrable m *m n» we htreit, ef Hit Pl*ii*»—Tbe b««tth(oiafae. ipf gay oottn«is a mat* ;M;;.af'>ttgv|iM«|'v^: m^oifsnoe to ■ tienili si Hie fmmhlni te «r sot. a« tfife dé>» tMèa» giiiw! # advantage and are good the farmers, well as wheat is one a sure crops. The <*pecially adapted to small grains. Oats produce from 40 to 60 4}uehets per acre, and the weight la above standard. Corn—Corn pttxhicee from 30 to Sö bushels per acre. We do not claim we can surpass, or eren equal tbe yield of Mie great codi producing states of Iowa and Illinois, but when fon take into oottslderation the dlfl%r> enee in the value of the land, our .proposition la not ao bad when offer yoo ignd from US to 925 par aere againat tbe Mgb pvteee of thou Wtaai ' tcaflp Cax» Kaflr oore, a repreaeel* aâte of aa extemdve tally, la oti* emdae inow^ as India mUlet tt I« and cockle-buns, as are found in the Southeastern states. This nuisance eliminated, permit men to cultivate twice the acreage of cotton'as they can in other countries. The high price of the aeed brings, coupled with the excellent quality of the staple, makes it a highly profitable crop, especially so when we take into con »id-«ration the faet that it always brings money into the crountry where produced. Potatoes—Sweet and Irish potatoee produce abundantly; sweet potatoes make a large yield of Qne potatoes without much cultivation; some people simply prepare the grouzâ, put out out tbe slips, and do little else until time to dig them. Even in tbla way, they get a big crop of as finely flavored sweet potatoes as you can find anywheie. Irish potatoes easily produce two good crops per year on the same land. They grow to a large •tse and alwaye make a good crop. Truck and Vegetables All klnda of vegetables and garden trnek do well without Irrigation, bat, oa aooount of tha exoeaMncty favorable dimat* fertile land aad abundant water sag* pty, and t*e eaaa witb whloh brrig»« Hop fui. tiQ- aooofl^nabad. it is bi|l|t ed by m*k famar* that this wlfl. a perfection and lusciousness that can only be appreciated by seeing and tasting. Apples, pears, plums, cherries, quinces, apricots are easily grown, while smaller fruits and berries reach a perfection here that is seldom known in other sections. Apples keep sound and good until in March and April. There are several large apple and peach orchaMs in the county, and quite a lot more are being planted. AU varieties of grapes produce abundantly, of the finest flavor. and stay on the vines several reek* softer ripe without dam**e to th# fruit. Airaira—One of the world's greatest the OhiLV. crops to which the Plains—and par- ticn ticularly the Central Plains—is pecul- Pflrn^n*B iarly adapted, and that crop ig alfalfa, j of lJL ma’ Say of any country, that it ia an a!-!earof ty_ ialtu country, and you need say little !a me re. It will make any country in; p whjch It thrives wealthy, even if it I °rtrait of were the ooly crop. The idea that* 8\scene' alfnlfa is an irrigation crop has pass 8 *K>r‘ ed away, as has the equally erron#mraerce’ av‘ ous idea that St was necessarily a b'<T5(i J,t^ier me’ tom land product. Hundreds of ac 1>ac*t-of it are now growing as succe8sPown 00 150 IB the Central Plains, and in mmggmgmmmgmgmmmm throughout the Plains Country, is in any irrigated district. O fev, years more, and this will of the great alfalfa product! tlons of the entire country, Peanuts—The raising becoming a great country. Both th« larger varieties ly. The peani be one of .<,tl even excellii^ per cent ot corn baa br Immense being rat^* aa high let, on the joe),, fOT ffbird H# A¥»1DBNOB OF U I. ROUH, ON» ÇF UmmXSK* such products. Fetertta—Peterita is comparatlveflT new grain, having been imported from Bpypt by the U. S. government 4» 1906, but it has already proven it» worth to this country. It is some« what ear!ier than kaflr and has a linger, softer grain; it is an evea better drouth res later tban either ka* fir or’mllo maize, and like theee tt*~-* grains, it makes excellent ,eser^«r av . ss fodder and ensilage. i* *°n. from 1% to two te*®**®t of these notes required Sudan Grass—federal reserve banks will de-i* largely on the amount of moat-y required by member banks for tti* re-discounting of commercial Last year at the harvest time, retary McAdoo permitted banka tti? the West to borrow money on con* mercial paper, and about $37,000,000 u-as loaned. The immediate for federal reserve notes will be far in excess of that tbe harvest loans were Umited farming sections, while the entlf* United States will draw on the oral reserve board for money to I# discount agricultural, industrial Mi commercial paper. —! iHJLLiuii—l...... i m^rnmrnmmm ' *4; *• ÜP s:mm tt ;