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Hereford Reporter (Newspaper) - March 2, 1903, Hereford, Texas The Brand More dipping is in sight. Opinion is expressed that clean cattle will soon be allowed to Cross at any season. Colorado tex., sept. 30.-�?the announcement made to the effect that the state and Federal inspection season will begin oct. I this year is generally satisfactory to the cattlemen of West Texas. John Carlisle one of our leading ranch men who owns a Border pasture says this is one year that the live Stock sanitary Board has done the proper thing at the proper time and that the new regulations will be generally satisfactory to All fair minded ranch men. The Early season is going to give a wonderful impetus to the dipping business. That fact is already evident from the manner in which the situation is beginning to shape itself. There has been no cold weather so far this season to interfere with the development of the fever tick below the line and the presumption is that Southern cattle Are going to show up pretty badly infected. They can not Cross until they Are inspected and found clean and there is but one Way to clean them and that is to get rid of the ticks. Dipping seems to be the quickest method of retaining the desired result and there is going to be More dipping along the Texas line this season than was Ever seen in the state before. Last season the first of november was the opening Date for the passage of clean cattle one month later than the impending season. Inspectors say that last season the cattle were very Ticky from the fact that there had been no cold weather. The owners of such cattle had to clean them before they could come Over. In the majority of instances this was accomplished by greasing the animals with diluted Beaumont Oil. Some of them used Curry Combs and picked ticks by hand. In fact All sorts of expedients were adopted for the eradication of the ticks. The difficulty experienced in doing this will naturally influence the adoption of the most effectual methods that can be desired this season and As dipping is recognized As More or less of a Panacea by both state and Federal authorities the dip is going to be called very much into requisition. The expense of dipping is something of an item As the charge is an average of about 25c per head but the average ranch men prefer to pay the Money and have the work done believing it to be the quickest and surest Way of accomplishing the desired end. The Mere dipping of the cattle is not a guarantee however. That they can Cross the line. They will have to wait ten Days below the line after being dipped and then Cross if the e the a Etc will be accepted Nee that the cattle ire d As suffix Are not those w of events very closely with reference to the quarantine situation do not hesitate to express the opinion that the time is close at hand when clean cattle Are going to be permitted to Cross the line at any season of year. It May be stated that this Reading of the stars depends very much dipping developments. He is not kicking. A Boom mately bring about the Best results to a Community. The a Boom but is enjoying the most rapid growth of any Sec an Odesso cattleman who thinks there is a Silver Cloud behind the prevailing darkness in cattle circles. A i am not kicking because cattle Are a Little lower just now a said e. M. Graham of Odessa when he dropped into the news office for a Friendly Chat wednesday. He went on a they Are not so much lower anyhow. Let s look up your latest quotations to see. You see cows Are off but steers and yearlings Are steady. Then we Are Able to hold cur cattle now and they Are going to bring a better Price by next season. Look How they Are shipping out their she stuff. Why where is the next crop of steers to come from the number will be greatly lessened. Then wont the demand for beef be greater but since the Range has been so depleted in number wont there be a Scarcity and a consequent higher Price paid ? Mark my pre i diction we Are not so bad off As we think we Are. Let everybody keep a stiff upper lips we Are getting on j Fine i Tell you. Now read your lat est quotations a we turned to from Kansas City lowing prices quoted Good grass beef steers $4.50 to to $4.75. Good straight grass Beeves $3.50 to $4.00. Good grass cows $2.50 to $2.75. Good to Choice Stock calves $3.75 to $4.25. A Pecos news. Why Public at Large realized the Capo run it of Texas offers. The Large ranches have the his Northwest Section idea into Small Stock farms. A melons and ail kinds of feed stuffs a surpassing the expectations of the most sanguine. Ding in such resources tried and prove together he , Low Price Joying a most rapid growth and that is what is of lands can happening in a the Denver Road Quot has on Sale daily a Low rate Home seekers ticket which allows you Stop overs at nearly All Points thus giving you Chance to investigate the various sections of the . Write a. A. Glisson general passenger agent fort Worth Texas for pamphlets and full information. I Ait a a i j. Our Illy bulletin my the Fol Soui Nern Kansas railway of Texas Ann pesos Valley lines tsp weekly Siock train beginning monday july 27th, 1903, and continuing every monday thereafter until november 23rd, 1903, or As Long As the business shall demand we will operate our regular weekly Stock train for the season of 1903, in connection with the a. T. Amp s. F. By. To Kansas City St. Joseph and Chicago markets. This train is put in service in order to offer the Best possible facilities for the shipment of Market cattle in less than train Road lots from new Mexico and the of Texas. Particulars As to schedule etc., can be obtained by writing see local agent Don \. Traffic my go a Sweet Amarillo advertised letters. Remaining in the Post office at Hereford for the week ending sept. 30, 1903 or. Clifford Acker mrs. Ola Berry John Brown miss Nannie Barnes r. E. Bardwell mrs. Ola Clark Frank Duren Jno. Fancher mrs. Mary Garrett Sarah Hodges j. E. Huffman mrs. Lucy Mills Thomas w. Roberson w. B. Roberts miss Laura Sheppard mrs. F. W. Slater obie Smith Marion Smith g. W. Sneathen miss Bettie Vincent mrs. M. P. Vance j. M. Wood j. W. Yates. In calling for above please say a advertised. W. J. Walters p. M. Double daily service free reclining chair cars on All trains Pullman Buffet drawing room sleeping cars Pullman tourist sleeping cars Between Memphis and the Pacific coast j. 6. Mcnally d. P. A., Geo. H. Lee. G. P. A., Oklahoma City o. T. Little Rock Ark

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