H.P. Eakle land sale
816 REAL ESTATE DEAL. Xon Information About the H. I E»kle Farm Transfer. H. P. Eakle anil wife, accompanied by their two sons, H. P. Eakle Jr. of Yok> county and S. S. Eakle of this place, arrived In Wi'.llaras Thursday from Woodland. To their intimate friends they announced the consummation of a deal In real estate which means much for this part of the great Sacramento v&lley. Nearly 16,000 acres of .valley, hill and mountain land, adapted to the cultivation of grains, alfalfa, frulr and the pasturage of hundreds of head, of stock, was sold by Mr, Eakle.one of the largest land owners In the valley, to J. W. Forgeus and .D. \V. Johnston of Santa Cruz. These gentlemen came up from Woodlnnd In an automobile accompanied by Hon. Jos. Craig, of Woodland, and Morris Brooke, of the Filrner-Broolie Co..Sacramento, wbo put the deal through. The price paid for the land is in the neighborhood of a quarter of a million dollars, and possession was at once given not only to the lands, but to all the personal property and stock on the ranch. Four thousand acres of the valley and hill lands will..be placed on the market, and as an evidence that the new owners propose to adopt new methods of farming we refer you to their ad. In another column, announcing an auction sale and grand barbe^ cue on Friday and Saturday, October 27th and 28th. The sale marks a new era in the history of this section. It Is the first of the big ranches to be sold for subdivision, and we feel confident that it will prove beneficial to all parties concerned and of great good to the general public. Especial credit is due Morris Brooke of Sacramento, who has worked on .the,deal'fpr'mihy months. Time and space forbid us from going into 'the details of this gigantic transaction, but, in our next Issue we will endeavor to give bur readers a history of the sale, and the purpose and intentions of the new proprietors! Hon. H. P, Eakle retains the place farmed by S. S. Eakle, south' of •Williams, a strip of land one-half mile wide and two miles long southwest of Williams, .also the tolbert and Gobel wnches, which, wlth,.hls Yolo,' Butte, Lassen and Santa Cruz ' properties leave him still the possessor of nearly 10,000 acres.—Williams Farmer.