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Big Piney Examiner (Newspaper) - September 5, 1912, Big Piney, Wyoming P1NEY EX AM IN VOL. 2. NO.l BIG PINEY, .WYOMING, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1912 PI-R YHAR Settlers TUB has from time to timo called itUenticm to the of the' now 'settlers dlonf; (ho now ditch of the Uinffi Cou'jl-y Irriga- tion Company. VfO cajmidrv. airy farmer wlio Inw to self-l-' lierc nnd till til" i dwsvvt'S pulili" i ill! iifo i> to give tlu'iii. i-i ci.'illy ti'LT-3 c.v.i show roii'.tltfi nil show, u-in c.'.'iu hsro nail t'J3 o; tli-jir n'J'.v iiauor- inoi'o ilip.a uii- usually difficult circnnisbuiccn, Tlio company who under- taken, to sottio this country should also bo given duo credit. jiiz'mg the fact that their new pel- tiers could not I'D expected to do very" much tbjis 'yen'r; Ibnt they would be doing exceedingly well if they'managed to hold their own, they have offered to remit this years interest on. deferred payments to'gfant a year's, extension to all cutlers who do enough -vorjr to prove up. 'on; their holdings this year. In our opinion, this is. (in un- usually liberal offer and wo doubt if many companies under ths Gare'y law would consider tueh n'plan for ft moment. 1 Moat of the Settlers evidently iii- ter.d to take advantage oi tniB offer, for oa almost'1 every holding ft House is being built. of the, settlers managed to get their grain, into tHe go'und as early in the year as it should have tieen done, yet almost everyone of them will have enough hay to take care of theirstock iind gjood nwny of them will' have grain. Most of them planted oats, or a mixture of oats and peas, for 'simply nulled the sago-brush', sowed their seed broadcast and disked ,pr har- rowed it iu, yet ill many cases this grain is' almost waist high at pro- sent It might be a bit more uni-< form, but Irrigation and the pro- per methods of farming the plains of Wyoming are no'i learned in B day. We believe the new settlers rea- lize the mistakes made this year and profit by( them in the future. Thoy havo ovory reason to fool satia- tlod with the results 'of tliis yo.ir'n efforts, and wo liopo that whon tlniy have Im-vratail thci'lr potatoes, hay prrAin t'in- V 1 T If ir.vi. r.-i I liv..V; i.. will rdiilim tin lii'.ii foun-liaj; tlroir hoii'u-ii linvc- iinun Wco'.i im'i wo t'Juy v.'iH freftli coilhigo au'.T. tint Uiia yefiv.i cfTorl- iuriy fioi'i'o to euiiourajfo nioro :ot- tlo'ro. uuti! the Gratu liivor Vnlloy :i'hall be thickly settled with pros- perous farmers.' A of farmers when, inter- viewed silid tiiey dead sure wheat could be grown here and that it would jicld good crops. "I did not'farm'this year" said one of theni, "I did not hava ticio to do morn'than scratch the'ground, aud yet I will-havo ten acros of an good u hay ns I ever seen. It was not put in until about July, yet as you will see it almost waist high. Come again next1 year and I will show you the results of real farm- ing when the soil has been prepared as it should'be.1'- Another was cslied about his po- tato crop. "It ''seemed' mighty strange that isucli-Bmall vines should show any potatoes, blit seeing is be- fin'old proverb, -'and .there will be plenty of potatoes and good .sized ones too, along the new ditch this Their gardens would bo a credit to and' there are rn.igb.ty few gardens on Piney that can show such a Tftriety is here. 'Go. to most any settler and you will find all tha kttucei jwaa, 'radishes and onions, etc., that family can cat, To sum up vre con only say to our go there youiself, and see wliiiti results these men had this year. Everybody on fiuey admits this was a mighty late spring everybody knows liow late jihe set- tlers came here, abd the difficulty they had to over come to got their supplies and get started, and when you 'SOB this yews results, you are still a pessinist and don't believe in the future of this part of Wyoming, then go aud hide yourself. If you can't boost, at least don't knock. Market Places Feeders as well as fat cattle have j Decently attained the highest level' }a market hhtory.. A.t ai high ?8.G5 has. bten. puid for 1300-pound sappy grtussers to mate a quick finish on corn. Such cattle are tpocialtie's and do not intere the majority of buyers. -.Omaha, Ijowever, reports the Kftlo of 1250- poand Wyoming feejlera, at a calculated to. atimulate west- breeding. Sevea-cent feeders have been numerous and at all markets cattla have gone freely into tke country outlet and indup to The littla 550- poucd steers selling around are anything bat good. Every step made by the corn crop toward-maturity serves to pe-
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