PRIZE CAR OK CATTLE.
A. (histavcson, Hie wholesale live
stock dealer of Scuttle, bought of James
Gleed last week ■ carload of cattle, pay-
Ing therefor #42 per head, making a total
for the car of |783.
Mr. GuttATetoD, who deals extensively
in all kinds of live stork throughout tho
northwest, says that the lot he secured
from Gleed was the Bnesl lie had pur
chased during the season, and passed
quite a Compliment on the superior qual
ity of the stock.
Altogether Mr. Goslaveaon lias paid
out between $15,000 and |20,000tothe
stockmen of the Yakiina valley in the
past few months.
TRUST HIM NOT.
When a bull calf grows up among
other cattle he is of course under all the
others at first, not daring to defend hiu.
aelf except by getting out of the way.
Ah he gets strength ho bttgini to struggle
for mastery. First the younger cattle nro
taught that lie is their superior; then
one by one as he gains in strength the
steers are vanquished, thoegfa he does
not really fight with the cows, of course.
As he feels his growing strength after ji
while he tries forces with seme older
bull that has heretofore kept him at ft re
spectful distance. The battle is perhaps
lost, but the yougster feels the intoxica
tion of conscious strength, and so re
news the battle, and sooner or later he is
victorious. Then some stronger bull is
challenged and stubbornly fought, and
one by one he flghtfl them all until he
has proved his right to be master abso
lute and ruler of the herd.
Wo should not forget this truth in
dealing with bulls on our farms. They
begin as weak little calves and we easily
master them; gradually they become
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strong enough to master all but their
two-legged ruler. For him they have n
gretit respect and some dread ; yet re
member that (he bull will never he con
tent until he has tried his power against
yours, and sooner or later he is apt to do
it. Remember, too, that his fear of you
ami his dre;;d is great, and when at lft«t
he screws bis courage to the acting point
lie wili lie apt to nut all his tremendous
energy into one grand rush for the mas
tery. He will succeed, too, if you can
not get away from him or help does not
Arrive soon. So "trust him not, he's
fooling thee," when he pretends to meek
ness and gentleness. Treat him with all
kindness, but be always prepared for an
encounter with him.
LIVELY CATTLE BUSINESS.
It lias been many a long day since such
activity in the cattle trade lias been wit
nessed as is now to be noted throughout
the entire range from Texas to Manitoba.
The Advance in value of stock cattle has
been rapid r.nd continuous, amount
ing in some cases to $8 per head since
last fall, and large profits have been
made. Sales of calves and yearlings at
$1") to $28 are reported, and rangemen
are in the market for large numbers of
bulls. They ate even endeavoring to
contract for bull calves for delivery this
fall if they can be had on the basis of
present prices. Capital is again entering
the lield for the first time in years, and
the market has therefore the added im
petus imparted by heavy buying for in
One of the most active buyers opcrat-
Upon reasonable terms we can furnish you
a choice's, 10 or 20 acre tract one mile west of
North Yakima. Prolific soil, permanent
water right, beautiful location. For further
SORRY I^ROS., Dorthj Yakima, Washiq.Qton-
ing iv Oregon and Washington is F. W.
Millick. of Montana, who is buying all
the stock cattle he can get. He shipped
many trainloads from points in thil state
and Oregon last season, hut the prospects
are that he will do as much business
again this year. In Yitkinm valley he
has purchased many valuable animals at
■ good figure, and the total he will ship
from this section will amount lo 5.0f.0 or
Every neighborhood has a farmer
a little more progressive than the aver
nge; one who always has the best of
everything, The*e are the persons lo
whom to go for improved stock, for ad
vice a-9 to breeds, for lessons in the care
Bounds & Myers expect to move their
cattle into Okanogan county next month.
This finn acknowledges that the sheep
have captured the ranges of the Yakima
valley, and so are taking their stock to
new grazing grounds.
A deep chest and wide nostrils indi
cate her.lthy lungs, and in selecting rat
tle for breeding purposes these are essen
tial points to consider.
In South Dakota losses of cattle by
reason of the severe winter have been
great. In some sections 80 to 75 per
cent have perished.
Good care pievents disease in the ease
of all animals. The troubles to which
they are subject are due in nearly all
cases to improper treatment.
Now invoice of to:is just received ni
Knsey & Co.'s, North Yaklma.
I will gvc the use for a term of five years
of 20 acres of fine land one mile west of North
Yakima, upon condition of1 same being
plowed and Improved. For further Informa
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