Madeline (May) Hutchins mentioned as contact in article, Sept 1976, Deming Headlight

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Madeline (May) Hutchins mentioned as contact in article, Sept 1976, Deming Headlight - [ark of the West Baker., Martin ranch story...
[ark of the West Baker., Martin ranch story told The following articles were compiled om a 1900 brand book by Margaret aker, a member of the BorderBelles. hat beef promotion group is compiling a eries of historical articles about cattle brands and ranches of southwest New Mexico. Ranch families with histories of eir brands are urged to gcf. in touch vith Mrs. Madeline Hutchins, Route 1, ox 206, Deming, N.M. 88030). In 1882, either Bailous or Calvin Baker ame to New Mexico from Weatherford, Tex. and located a spot for a ranch in the Hachita country. He returned to Texas and in the fall of 11883 the two brothers brought the ffamily's herd of cattle west. Winter overtook them the other side of Ithe Sacramento Mountains in the IRoswell area. They spent the winter I there and in the spring moved the herd on I west. They came through the present "Truth I or Consequences", New Mexico and its I famous hot springs was used at that time las a watering for Indians and cattle. I After getting the cattle located and I settled down, Calvin retraced their trail, I recovering strays. Sometimes they had j to leave a cow behind who had a newborn f calf. He succeeded in retrieving all the * strays. ^ Mr. and Mrs. William Baker and '|daughter, Elizabeth, moved to New ' s Mexico shortly, with the aid of their sons, • js Calvin and Bailous. Another brother, Ira 3 (L.O.) satayed behind, as he was cour- }tmg a young lady in Weatherford. She "l jilted him, so he moved west, top. The ranch was later sold to the Victorio • Land and Cattle Co. and became a large ,part of the Diamond A country in Southern New Mexico. There is a , "camp" on the Diamond A ranch known today as the "Baker." ooo J.A. Martin came to New Mexico from Texas in about 1870 and settled on the Gila River near Steeple Rock. H.E. Martin was Mrs. Martin, and their son was C.C. Martin. In later years, C.C. Martin acquired the ranches his father had owned Mrs Alton R. Holmes of Lordsburg is a daughter of C.C. Martin. 7-Bone :HUCK ROBS Northern Corn-Fed Beef 98*

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  1. The Deming Headlight,
  2. 23 Sep 1976, Thu,
  3. Page 20

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