Dr. C.H. Heard driving his team with a wagon filled with goods from his store together with his customer he delivered them
to the later's[sic] ranch in #8 west of the town of Brawley. On the return trip Dr. Heard was alone when a dust storm so filled
the air that he lost his way. The few landmarks such as hummocks and tha[sic] river and the distant Signal Mountain 100 miles
away were oblitered[sic]. But after a few uncomfortable, belated hours he safely reached his home and anxious family.