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life the 'more J .appreciate the ol timers who settled up this part Texas. They have- won my admim tion; they're just xbout the bardie* most courageous class of people have ever heard tell of.' Think of the Indians they had -1 kill. Think of the battles they h with tho bnd men who were seeki new notches to carve on the hands of their pistols. Think of tt droughts and the floods. It was terrl blfi. But folks. I haven't told the half o it. Think, just think of their havin to eat poke salad. For sheer brave and ability to take punishment thi breed of real men and women ha never been equalled. J am told tha every spring all of them ate pok salad as a tonic. It fixed them up a right hut it sure was terrible. I don't want to hurt nobody's feel ings and I herewith apologize raos into most cv^othlng. He heard ·' jE«mecock fightiM; and sent away fui a high-priced cm!;. But there WJN i mistake somewhere and instead of a ·oos'ter, a duck -.vas shipped. Mike scratched hts head \vhfn h saw UK He scratched Ms head soni more tvhen he li-jkoj down and sui the" web feet., **You don't Ieok like you coui fight, much," Mike said to the duck *but I will siy lhat all hell couldn' ;rip you over.-" j Wails Madden drove me out to th' Turkey Creek ranch Friday and we itopped at the Ilex d r u g stora at Stinnett. I ordered a milk shake. I lave had many and many a milk ihake but never one like that shake up there nt Stinnett. For .20- cents I was given nigh half a gallon. The [lasi in which it was served looked ike a wash-tub. But he charged "0 cenis but it was worth it. However, and filed his claim. He kept buyin; buying until now he has In OB everything in sl^ht Sty, but h surely did have a hard time of it ani deserves everything he's made We folks who have lived in town mos u f thcir ( lives don't know what p u n i a ment and hard work is. Thrro is only on» draw-back to th Turkey Creek ranch, as I see it. It' said to grow' Doku salad' mor* abund antly than .aqy other *pot jn th United Texas/ And say, ihe ranch Is about 9' miles from Amarillo. It's about 3i miles east' of Stinnett. However, it'; a 1,000 feet less in altitude than Am arillo. And oh, yes, the Turkey Creelc ranch «nd the L-X ranch «re said t be about the oldest ranches in the Panhandle. They were both started in ate poked, poll issurc house The 8 tors showi puta

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  1. The Amarillo Globe-Times,
  2. 29 Apr 1929, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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