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dafe say the bolls are hot worth as
much to you as to us, for beef here is
SO to 55s for 112 pounds. We import
,£7,000,000 worth of seed for feeding.
This shows the value British farmers
put on oil cake, for the seeds are most
Used in this form. I ought to add that
the water in which the flax is steeped
is liquid manure and is of great value,
and should, if possible, be made to
run over waste land and so enrich it.
Connected with prison life, I see the
greatest possible advantage in putting
the prisoners to work the flax after it
is rippled. They would work at it in
the open air. It is a healthful occu
pation, and would suit them exactly.
Besides, in the scutching they might
be made to turn a wheel to drive the
scutcher. Hopeful work, with joy and
human intercourse, is the remedy for
the moral disease of the criminal, es
pecially work which will fit him for
honest labor afterward.
The flax industry will grow with the
growth of civilization. Every good
housewife likes a kist of linen. Amer
ca, almost anywhere, can grow flax.
The manure from cattle fed with a
proportion of flax bolls enriches the
Now, I have written down what I
told you by word of mouth. Tell me
if in any way I can do more or be of
any service to you, and I shall be glad.
America is as much ours as yours;
our children are there —their future is
with you. You should annex us alto
gether, as the Island state. Put one
new, bright star on your banner. We
shall have our old ways and inviolate
state rights. But why should you not
annex us commercially, and if you
must sell in the cheapest market, as
you see you must, you would also buy
in it, too. As well take your clothing
home with you in exchange for your
wheat as to take the gold and then go
to New England men and pay them $2
for what you can buy from the Island
state for $1. You dear old humbugs!
Send your Fruit and Produce to
KITTITAS & YAKIMA
J. B. FOUARTY, President,
W. E. HAHLAN, Malinger.
We want to sell your
Fruit, Melons, Potatoes, Hay, etc.
915 West St., SEATTLE, WASH.
and Desert Claims Located.
Address A. BYKBB, KIONA. WASH., or A.
H. DAWSON, Gottsteln Building, Seattle.
—DEAIiERS IN —
$♦ SEEDS, FARM MACHINERY 4$
and implements of every kind, also wag
ons ai.d carriages. Call and see us. say
ing that you Bhw this advertisement in
Thk Ranch. Ist .street, North Vakima.
J. K. PERRY,
Sunnyside Irrigated Lands in the
Write for information.
NORTH YAKIMA, WASH.
FOR APPLES, PEARS, PKACHKB,
Prunes, Apricots, and all other fruit
trees and plants. Send for free catalogue.
jj^f special quotations on large quantities.
Ornamental trees mid plants are our special
BURROWS & MILLION,
1118 FIRST ST., SEATTLE, \VABII.
AC. FRY &CO.,
Green and Dried Fruits, Vegetables, Butter,
Cheese, Poultry, Veal, Hogs, Honey. HV.y
and Grain haud'ed in car load lots on small
rum mission. Consignments and corre
spondence solicited. Kkfebenoks: Mer
chant's National Bank, Pickens, Fulton A
Co. 923 West St., Seattle, Wash.
HORSES FOR SALE.
Registered and grade Clydesdale stallions
and colts. Work, driving and saddle gild
ings by car load, span or single head,
broken and unbroken, weighing from SOO
to 1,000 pounds. Can be seen four miles
east of Ellensburgh. Address
Hknry Gabel, Ellensbnrgh, Wash.
FIELD FORCE SPRAT PUMPS
Hop Growers and Fruit Men
You must have them because they are the BEST and CHEAPEST MADE. We
introduced them, season of 1891. Have always g-iven entire satisfaction; now
cheaper and better than ever. Our
Empire Duplex and Perfection Pumps
for barrels, fitted out with two 10-foot lengths of best 3-ply hose, two combina
tion Vermorel nozzles, and two 6 foot extension spray pipes, with brass stop cocks
FIFTEEN DOLLARS EACH.
All Copper Knapsack Pumps, $12. Little Gem Pump, all brass with automatic
Mixers for Pail use, delivered free, $5.00.
With all Knapsack and Gem pumps we send free our A R C itookof Agricul
ture. We have the NORSK POWER SPRAYER that you want. With it you can
stop at tree or hop hill and spray the same as by hand pump. ONLY $i>o.
The LATEST and BEST SPRAY MIXTURE. Will kill all Aphis, Scale, Cod
ling- Monh, Caterpillars, etc. Two gallon cans make 400 gallons spray solu
tion. $2.soper can, by case of six; single cans, $3. SATISFACTION GUAR
ANTEED on all goods or money refunded. Big discounts to
HORTICULTURAL AND FRUIT SOCIETIES
Buying- in quantity. Write us for anything- wanted in spraying- line. We can
and will save you money, as we make a specialty of spray piuii] s and material.
F. SHUTE & CO.,
Gen'l Agents for Pacific Coast,
First National Bank,
NORTH YAKIMA, WASH.
Capital and Surplus, $127,000.
J. R. LEWIS, President.
OH AS. CARPENTER, V. Pies.
W. L. STEIN WE(J. Cashier.
HENRY TEAL, Asst. Ca>h.
liiforiiialion Regarding Yakiina County
- .^#^g, %S>. .
See the editor's description of my stal
lions on page 9, of The Ranch March 31.
Goodwood will make the season at several
points in Yakinm county; one stand on the
Wenatohie; one on the Wenas, and one in
Parker Bottom. Terms, $20, season, with
return privilege; payment at time of serv
ice, cash or approved note.
Ben Dodd will make the season at the
state fair ground. Terms, $25, season; re
turn privilege; payment as above.
Thomas Chappeix, Owner.
Either one for sale; price reasonable.