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- —28 — of experts whose business it is to make suggestions and offer advice on all matters pertaining to agriculture, horticulture and the care of livestock, free of charge to the farmer. Farmers already in the Las Vegas Valley, who "know the game," are kindly and hospitable to strangers, and are only too glad to place at their disposal the results of their own experience and observation. HOME WAS NEVER LIKE THIS. The prospective settler in the vicinity of Las Vegas can look forward to everything essential to a pleasant home. He can have flowing water in his house without the use of pumps, windmills or any kind of artificial pressure. Cottonwood "fenceposts" develop into good-sized shade trees in three years* time. The various species of poplar, the native ash, the umbrella or "China" tree, the box elder, maple, cork-barked elm, black walnut, butternut, mulberry, two or three kinds of palms and some of the conifers, all make a rapid and vigorous growth. Lawns flourish, garden flowers bloom in profusion and roses climb to the roofs of the houses, blossoming ten and eleven months in the year. THE PEOPLE WHO KNOW. The people who have settled here are people who know the West and Southwest thoroughly. Many of them have traveled over every State West of the Rockies looking1 for land, and have selected the Las Vegas Valley as their permanent home because they have found that it offers far and away the best opportunities for the man of moderate means. You too, we confidently believe, if you investi-gate, will reach that conclusion.
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