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Hereford Reporter (Newspaper) - March 23, 1901, Hereford, Texas Hereford reporter Why not clean up the streets and Back alleys vol. I. No. 5 Hereford deaf Smith county Texas March 23, Itoi $1.50 per year Hereford is \ place of residence the numerous advantages which Are offered to the investor and Home seeker a unexcelled for climate and health herefords Altitude is 3,700 feet its atmosphere dry and exhilarating its water plentiful pure and absolutely free from Alkali or other poisonous substances its educational facilities Are excelled by none. Hereford is situated in the great state of Texas in the District known As the Panhandle on the line of the Pecos Valley amp Northern Texas railway a Branch of the Santa be system and is the county seat of deaf Smith county. It has a population of nearly one thousand people and is the Trade Center for a vast area of country mostly Given up to cattle raising that being the chief Industry though experiments show that the soil and seasons Are unexcelled for gardening purposes. Its Altitude is 3700 feet. The air is dry and exhilarating making it an Ideal place for a person suffering from pulmonary diseases. Its water is the purest having none of the Alkali properties in it which Are so offensive to most people and it is easily obtained in Large quantities at a depth of not to exceed sixty feet and it is believed that Artesian water can be found at a depth of less than 1000 feet. A trial for the latter will be made in the near future. On account of its Superior cattle shipping facilities such As Stock pens pure water free grazing land the equitable freight rates Hereford is destined to be the greatest cattle shipping Point in the country. Hereford also has one of the Best conducted Public schools in the country making it a desirable place of residence for the coming men and women of the family. To Supply the wants and needs of the citizens of Hereford and its tributaries there Are As follows a National Bank three stores carrying Large lines of groceries dry goods and clothing one store handling groceries sex i Elu sively one confectioner to Bacco and gents furnishing goods i store two drug stores one Furni a Tore store one millinery store two j hardware stores two Good hotels j one Good restaurant one meat mar j Ket two Barbers shops one with i Baths four lumber Yards two feed stores one harness and saddlery j store two photograph gallery. Two i Blacksmith shops one livery stable i four Transfer wagons one Well i supported newspaper and Job print i ing office one shoe repair shop one Broom factory and one wholesale j and retail liquor store. Among its professional men Are i four physicians one dentist two j lawyers who arc also real estate i and insurance agents and one music teacher. Numerous contractors and builders carpenters and painters and paper hangers Supply the demand in the trades. For the religious and social advantages see the column headed a a directory on Page seven of this Issue. Hereford has also a ten acre Park which will soon be a place of Beauty and recreation As Trees Are being planted a Pavilion will soon be built and it is being otherwise improved As fast As possible. Any other information which the prospective Home seeker or investor May want will be gladly furnished on application. Hereford needs and there is a Good opening for an investment in the following lines a laundry an ice factory a Dairy Man who will establish a milk route a Cigar Factora scavenger and any other Enterprise which will be a Benefit stringfellow Kuhnie Ramie Coito wholesale and retail dealers in Bain and Mitchell wagons barbed wire hardware water supplies implements and windmills. Stores at Amarillo Canyon City and Hereford Texas. Lumer we Are Headquarters for Cash bargains Jack Harwell proprietor of the. Hereford. 4 Saloon special is. Fine wines whiskers and cigars to the town. For the next eight months profitable employment can be found freighting for the new Rock Island Extension contractors who ship All their supplies from Hereford. .4 a 4 in the Boer War. A prominent Panhandle cattleman distinguishes himself w. De s. Maud who until about a year ago was the proprietor of the Moon ranch and was a Well known Panhandle cattleman enlisted in the British army and went to South Africa to tight the Boers. He had before coming to Texas been a second lieutenant in an English regiment and when he went to South Africa was made first lieutenant then Captain and he is now major Maud of the Imperial Light horse a crack regiment. He has been awarded a special medal by ,4 a a .4 Cli?4 ice u i 11 Kcf to Titi

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