Clipped From The Weekly Herald
TOOTLE RANCH PASSES VAST KMTATK ALONti IHO (i HAND 10 IS 80LD AND TO BU COLOMZED. The great Tootle ranch, following for aoventy-Fftcn wiles tho Rio Orande river at the border of Texas and Mexico extending from a point seventy miles east of El Paso, was old to J. H. Adams of the Baltimore hotel, Kansas City, for a little more than hair a million dollars. There are more than 136.000 acres In the tract, much of which Is mountaln-uus. While Adanu appears as the pur chaser, tho Tootle estate selling dl rect to him, he made the purchaso for J. D. Cameron, who Is tho head or a syndicate that will come Into possession or the land a soon as the papers are rinally made out. It was not a spot, cash transaction tor the entire amount. It Is understood here that-10 per cent or the pur chase prlco constituted the cash pay ment, but the entire debt yet due Is to be liquidated at an early date. It. Is reported that the property Is already sold to a syndicate, most ly Oklahoma men, headed by J. D uanieron. it is the Intention of the syndicate to establish a com plete Irrigation system on the prop erty and then colonize It .