THE KENTUCKY KERNEL
KIT CARSON TELLS
sider. It Is a beautiful country In the
summer lime; woods full of game
from elk to skunks and the lakes nnd
with fish. Hay
grows wild and tho whole Forest Reserve Is nvnllablo for range. Every-boyowns a car nnd tho "Shimmy"
has been bnrrcd.
So much for tho nssets. I'm not in
the real cstnto business this week, .so
I will try to state tho drawbneks with
equal frankness. To begin with, summer doesn't constitute much over n
third of the year and they tell mo that
In tho winter a Polnr bear needs snow
shoos nnd car muffs.
seven jnonths feeding. Again, tho
nearest railroad is about 110 miles, so
you see that It would bo almost impossible to get work on the "Section"
through the dull season at home.
All good land along tho railroad Is
about gone. Now, of course, there's
plenty open land closer in and at a
lower elevation, but it is limited pretty well to sheep herding now and until some one finds a market for dry
land and Prairie Dog pelts, It's liable
to remain so.
It's a long time before June and in
that time I plan to locate and then
will be able to give you some more
definite dope. This country is undeveloped to a great extent and there is
plenty going on. Outside of oil and
cattle the most money would be in
the restaurant business if all the
Chinks would die. At present I'm
able to keep a meal ticket on my person by working for the highway department here, that is, I'm waiting for
the snow to get off of my ranch.
Letter of Interest To Those
Give my regards to friends and acquaintances and tell any of tho boys
whose addresses I took and promised
to write to not condemn me too hastily. Don't attend too many classes,
they might got on your mind, you
know. Write nnd also cncloso the
bnscball schedule, Wildcats nnd Polecats, too.
Daniel C. Carson, of Richmond, n
former student of the University, who
went to Wyoming to take up a GovTIGERT PRESIDENT OF
ernment claim in one of the irrigaCLUB.
tion projects opened thcro March 5,
has written a most interesting and enDr. John J. TIgort, head of tho Department of Psychology, wns recently
tertaining letter back to one of his
elected president of the Uluo Grass
friends in the University telling of
Advertising Club, which was recently
organized by representatives of adof the interest shown by
vertising Interests off Lexington,
students of the University in this GovFrankfort, (Richmond and many surrounding towns of the Blue Grass secernment land proposition for
tion of Kentucky.
men the letter In full is printed
The club will insist upon the obbelow:
servance of Its motto in all advertis306 Spruce Street,
Deling, the motter being, "Truth."
Rock Springs, Wyoming.
egates from the club are to be sent
to the meeting of the Associated Advertising Clubs of the world in IndianWell boy, I suppose you think that
apolis in June, the local organization
talk is cheap with Bomo people, but
having applied for a charter as a memyou desired information about these
ber of the international association.
lands in this section. If information of
This club has been organized ns a
lands In general was what you wanted,
result of the activities of Doctor
who several months ago added
I am qualified to speak, but for anyto the curriculum of the University
thing definite you must wait until I
a course in the study of "The Psycholget located myself. Probably you
ogy of Advertising," which immediatelmow by now that our dope on the
ly aroused Interest among citizens of
Government irrigated land raffle was
the Blue Grass.
just about wrong, conservatively
"WATCH YOUR WATCH"
speaking. Maybe you would be interested in hearing about the recent
Get Your Watch Cleaned and Put In
Order. A Watch That Will Not
I arrived in the little village of
Keep Time is Equivalent to no
around 9 p. m., March 4. The
Watch at all. Careful Watch ReSatisfaction
applications and water rental deposit
,had to be in the land office by 9 a. m.,
GEO. T. MARTIN'S
was overrun HAIR CUT 25c
March 5. Torrlngton
R. W. SMOCK
with soldiers haven't seen as many PLAIN, SHOWER AND TURKISH
157 South Limestone.
in one place since whiskey was voted
(Formerly with Caskey Jewelry Co.)
out of the army. There were 5,000
Basement, 139 East Main Street
acres divilded up into 80 tracts and
men filing, so
you can see the chance that even a MATTHEW A. MANGIONE
lucky man was up against.
with your application there was a cash Progressive Shoe
deposit of $5.10 per acre for each acre My Work and Prices Always EAGLE BARBER SHOP
under water, this money to be reKeep Me Busy
107 SOUTH LIMESTONE ST.
turned if the applicant was unlucky.
140 South Limestone
Incidentally mine hasn't been returnOpposite the Phoenix Hotel
ed yet. Everybody's number and name
Shoes Repaired While You
was put in a keg and at 2 o'clock they
started to draw them. The first man
out of the keg won. Oh, it was an
exciting afternoon, notwithstanding
the fact that a blizzard was ragtag
and the supply of "chow" was about
The other 5,000 acres was opened
'In the Shoshone region on March 12,
and was. not as desirable land, consequently, the competition was lighter
Tjut I may as well state that I don't
own any land in that locality either.
There is still a large quantity of grazing land left, however, to be
in traefs up to 640 acres, and
this scheme appeals to me more and
seems almost as good as the Government irrigated land, only there are
two kinds of this dry land and the
worst isn't worth having, so my business for the past ten days has been
looking around for the best and"I believe this best grazing land lies in
Fremont County around a little space
called Pinedale. In addition to taking up a section (640 acres), you may
tit very reasonable termB buy up to
jmn im mi itk jiili jwk 7sm
mi h ii him ii it ii in n il riui i
hi nrn mriiwi hhi law tm
100 acres with water on it from the
State. (Read the "Carey Act" if you
can get a book on irrigation laws), also at a low figure ($2.50 per acre), it
is possible to get 100 more acres of
.timber land. The total makes a ulce
ranch if it can be located in one boundary. Understand,' the elevation is
around 7;000 feet and therefore
is the only real thing to con
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