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(Thla matter must not be reprinted with
out apeclal pertnlRHlon.
Tb talleat woman In the world la re
portinl to inn died recently at Oorln,
llo. She wan eight feet three Inchea
tall and waa forty years old.
It aeeroa a bit strange In view of all
the wool that la produced In thla coun
try that a fellow had to pay ao atlff a
price for a cont or ault that la half or
more mere ahoddy.
Lye la an excellent vermicide when
flven to hoga. It la uminlly dlasolved
at the rate of from two to four ten
spoon fn la to a barrel of swill and atlr
rcd In well before feeding-.
The tanktiKo. high In protein, which
la used na a part ration for hogs Is
allhjeeled to high tmemt ores In Its
in:i mifit' t ni-f. hence could not poaalbly
contain clioiera or other dlseuso germs.
II. -id the print three months lecn .Inly,
August and Hepleinlier the country
would have been sulTerlng from one of
the worst droiigbta In Ita libit ory. There
haa Ihmmi more precipitation In some
sections thau others, but In all a de
Too much of our energy and thought
aa human IhIuks are devoted to seeing
how much we can get rather than to
what we may lie In true worth and
nobility. It la a atandnrd that Is as
disappointing aa It Is false, and It Is
responsible for all kluda of heartache
Hlnee the liegtnnlng of the reclame
tlon work In Hrj the United Hmtes
haa expended $1A.O0,000 In projecta
win. -h have meant the reclaiming of
l.OOti.oOO acres of land. Twenty-alx
projecta now In various processes of
conatructlon will reclaim some 8.000,
000 acrea more.
There la an odd ativak In human na
ture which make men of a certain
type work harder and exercise more
Ingenuity oiwratlug a crooked game or
deal than they would have to bring
Into play earning the aaiue amount of
money honeatly. Hardly one ot our
readers but will recall Juat an. h in
stances. Not great deal In the way of ef
t1 iit Instruction can be expected
fn in a thirty dollar teacher In n dilapi
dated school hulldlng poorly enulpped.
And Ht HI less may be expected when,
iu addition to the above condition, the
boys and tlrls in this same school are
kepi nui liv shortsighted purents fer
every con Hvithle reason.
Many a furmer would go Into the
dairy business more extensively thus
he does If he could be sure of gettlug
competeut help to tullk hla cows. Un
fortunately thla class of help Is rare,
aud like aa uot after a fellow has ac
quired a good slaud dairy he Is apt to
le left some hot night Iu flytlme with
the whole milking Job on hla hands.
Dairymen practically all agree that a
greater total amouut of milk Is ae
cured when the cowa freshen In the
fall, siiys a correspondent of Iowa
Homestead. The real advantage
comes from the stimulus of fresh graaa
In the spring. In the case of spring
cnlvlng the same ataae In lactation la
reached at the time pastures dry up.
Then aa the neutral tendency la for
the milk How to fall off, the change to
dry feed la made, which brlnga a fur
ther reduction. Inatead of that, cowa
that have freahend in the fall are turn
ed oh spring pasture, and the flow kept
up for some time. Twenty per cent aa
the Increase In yearly production la
probably none too high an estimation
for the additional amount secured by
Winter dairying haa other desirable
features on the small farm or on the
general farm where only a few cowa
are kept It serves aa a meana of giving
employment at least a part of the
time for the owner and hired help. It
relieves the work of milking and car
ing for cowa and calves in aummer
when Held work la moat urgent. Thue
It la a material aid In solving the hired
man problem, for It helps to distribute
BRIEF NEWS OF OREGON
Photo by Minnesota Insane asylum.
The Holateln oow Johanna Korn
dyke Susie Da Kol haa a record of
7.M0.M pounds of milk and 2HJ
pounds of fat In IU days. 8he la
owned by the Minnesota Insane asy
lum. I'ndr the management of A.
K Kern the asylum herd of thirty-seven
oows, which was nut pro
.In. Ins miin.ii. ut milk to pay for
food consumed, ha been culled nod
I imh km 111 s.r I f the otiulliul Ih.i.I
hut nine aasjM I amain. The Bfejasat
herd of nlnuleen oows, conslstlna
of pure bied and trade Holatelns,
iho.Iii. in. i. than twice aa much
milk as whs produced by the orig
inal liurJ of thirty-seven cows.
If there la oue thing mors than an
other that la necessary If the hens are
to lay during the whiter It la that they
should bo ln.ole to scratch for their
gralii ration aud thus be glveu needed
exercise. Next In Importance or of
equal Importance la that they should
be glveu a ration that contains auf
i.iciit protein, of which the egg la
Heporta aeeui to Indicate that aa a
result of the dlsastroua horse plague
which visited Kansas and Nebraska
laat fall hundreds of farmers are re
placing horseflesh with gaa tractora aa
furnishers of motor power. The beau
ty of these Iron horses Is that they
don't get their mils over the lines In
tlyiline or their feet over the tugs,
don't die of plague, glanders or blind
staggers aud uever eat gasoline when
The writer beard it remarked the
other day that the young felks of today
do not have the fuu that they ned to
twenty and thirty years ago aud that
those of today do not stir abo it and
akate and coast In winter and take part
In other games during other seusona of
the year as enthusiastically as the
youug people did a generation ago.
The writer has noted the same tend
ency and believes the atateuieut to be
In quite a measure true.
The two big egg laybig contests
which were conducted In Connecticut
and Missouri during the year closing
with Nov. 1 last seem to show lieyoud
uuestiou that, considering the amount
of feed con umed per e,g produced.
the White I.egboma lead by a consid
erable inai-'lu. Another fact that
eeius to be quite concludvely proved
la that thla - une breed excels both the
Asiatic and American breed ' l0"1'
to In the matter of wluter egg production.
the labor throughout the year aud to
give employment continuously. Also
It makea farm work mora congenial.
Where only a few cowa are kept the
milking Is usually an extra Job to be
done after the regular day's work in
the fleld. Winter dairying cbaugea
that, making a minimum amount of
ullklug necessary in the aummer.
Milk can b more easily cared for In
winter Naturally cold weather makes
It possible to keep the milk sweet foe S
longer time and at lesa effort thau In
Mummer. Most farms where only a few
cows are kept are not aufflclently equip
ped for aummer dairying. Less elabo
rate ctjulpuient la necessary; hence the
expeuae Iu thla regard la lass.
Usually s lietter price is received for
dairy products in winter. The total
production la always less. The demsnd
Is aa great. If not greater; cousoquent
I) the Isw of supply aud demand de
crees a higher price In winter.
Winter dairying la uot without Its
responsibilities. The feeding problem
Is more serious In the case of cows
ih.. i have advunced fnr In the lactation
period It does uot make ao much dltter
mi. If they do dry off as the winter
mouths puss, in fact, that Is what is
I'M..' in! of them. lloweer, with
j cows (hat have Just bcnim the ear's
lactation pcil.nl the case Is utfTercnt.
If the greuteat profit Is to be secured
they must be fed In such maimer as
h Induce them to keep a heavy flow.
Comfortable quarters are esseutlal
for successful wluter dairying. On
this i-iiiit probably more mistakes
liuve boeu made thau iu regurd to any
other A dairy cow Is using her
IiIoihI and already digested food for
the secretion of milk. In case she Is
not provided with ample protection
against rslu or cold she must slacken
up on milk secretion and with that
same material warm her body. It Is
plain that she muat nave a warm
place. It need not be expensive.
Equally trne la the fact that docking
water ehould be warmed. Cold, ley
water, If ahe la compelled to drink It,
must be warmed In her body aud by
beat from the food ahe baa eaten, and
that is a rather expeualve fuel.
Grain and Quality ef Butter.
The character of the food frequently
liiilueuces the quality of the butter.
The white, hard, taateless character of
winter butter results from the food
given. Kresh pasture, bright legume
haya. corn allege and soiling crops give
color to the milk and to butter. Gluten
or com produces a soft butter. Wheat
bran makes a harder butter than
dsu if much of aluten Is Introduced
Into a ration the butter will be aoft. but
Ita hardness may be Improve oy ue
use of cottonseed meal, a feed tnat
makes s very bsrd batter. By m,1n
the two a bettar grade of butter will
be obtained than If either la used alone
i ...... ...i p two of cottonseed mesl
when the cows are on paature help to
counteract the obectionable softness of
butter during the jsisture season.
Hint Fer Hereemen.
Never atart to lead the horse from
his atsll till yo hold or faaten back
the door Doors hsve been known to
swing to where they were not feetenad
......ki.... ik. tuinut's head, the an-
mini pulling back and breaking hla
Mrs. Abigail Scott Dunlway, whose
lifelong fight for woman suffrage In
this atate waa recently terminated In
a victory, waa the first woman of
Multnomah county to register.
At a meeting of the Medford city
council It was decided to hold a spe
cial election February 2 to decide
whether or not Medford ahall gWe
$20,000 for a atate armory in that
Becauae of hla recent statement to
the press that he Intended to arrest
society matrons on a charge of gam
bling for giving prliee at card parties,
Mike Thompson, night chief of polios
of Kugene. has been requested by
Mayor Merger to resign. Thompson
hsnded in hla star
falling against a trolley wire of the
Oregon Blectric while at play with
other boya on top of a aide tracked
freight oar. George Cooper, aa 11 year
old student of the Indian school at
Chemawa. waa Instantly killed by con
tact with 100 volte. The body was
eat to Montana for Interment
Lloyd Hall, 16 year-old sob of Mr.
and Mrs. James Hall, ranchers of
Ourdane. met death through the ac
cidental dlacharge or a J2 caliber rifle,
which he waa handling. The boy had
previously used the rifle for kllllna
rabbits and bad been examining It a
few momenta before the tragedy.
The Bantlam river claimed another
victim la the drowning of Welcome
Ooehread. the 18-year-old son of Mr.
and Mrs. A. P. Ooehrand, of Lebanon,
a Junior In the Lebanon high school
and treasurer-manager of the student
body In the school. He waa boating
on the river when hla canoe upset.
Twenty Columbia river flahermen
in in motor fishing boats started for
Ketchikan, Alaska, where thev will
engage In fishing. The men will not
be connected with any cannery, but
will fish Independently, and are going
prepared to salt their catohes. If they
are unable to aell them to the packing
A rabbit drive was held on the
farm 0f "Bill" Scott and C. Oxman
near Jamleson and over 3000 rabbits
met their doom. The farmers from
fnr and near came to the drive and
after forming themaelves In the shape
of a half moon and covering an area
of about three miles the "round-up"
Trains will be running between Eu
gene and Mapleton thla fall, accord
ing to s statement given out by Por
ter Proa., the contractors on the Una
Then the work will be rushed to
Coos Bay and It la expected that early
In the following spring the entire dis
tance of the original route of the
Willamette Pacific will be In opera
tion. The contract for the sale of 11,000,
000 foot of timber In the lTmpQ.ua
national forest to the United States
Logging company, a corporation with
headquarters at Cottage Grove, has
been signed and forwarded to Wash
ington for the approval of the Interior
department. The timber cornea out
of one of the flneat bodlea of stump
age In the state. It muat be taken
off In 10 years.
Duties amounting to f 1000 were col
lected on four carloads of nursery
stock, amounting to ISO oasaa, which
came on steamers from Burope to
New York and then by rail to the
Port of Portland. Theas Importations
are examined abroad before being
shipped and again on their arrival
to prevent any plant diseases being
Imported. The examinations here are
nnub- by the state horticultural board,
which now operates In conjunction
with the national horticultural board.
Help Fight the Great Red Plague
Citizens of the stato are urgi'il to inform tliomsHves regard
ing this jiliigne which s OAOtTi u great suffering among boys
and young men, and especially among the innocent girls ami
women of the state. Parents, are urgod to protect their child
ren, and provide clean, wholesome information in place of the
unclean misinformation they cannot now help getting.
Stud for any of the following
For Young Men
Circular No. a The Four Hex Lies.
Circular No. 9 -Sex Truths for Men.
For Older Uors(18 to 18 yrs. of age)
Circular No. 8 Virility aud Physical Development.
For Younger Boya(10 to 13 yrs. of age)
Circular No. 7 The Secret of Stregth.
Circular No. 4 - A plain Talk with Girls about Health.
For Young Women
Circular No. 10 Physical Development, Marriage and
Circular No. 1 The Need for Education iu Sexual Hy
giene. Circular No. 3 When and flow to Tell the Children.
Circular No. 6 A List of Books for Use in the Family
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The Oregon State Board of Health
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Is What the People Call Farley's furniture Sale
This is a forced sale to raise money
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Malheur Home Telephone Co.
40 Acre Fruit and Dairy
Ranch for Sale
20 aorss In one year old apple trees
of a good cooimerolsl quality. 2ft
nrros of bearing orchard, good
stand of alfalfa an d blus grass
tii. acinar Pull wstrn right In Owy
hee ditch, aood house and barn
together with out buildings. Teams
and stork go with ranch, also farm
Prloe 11600 00. Terms half
cash, balance 8 to 5 years time at
H per cent Interest. One end ons
tinlf miles from Ontsrlo. Orsgoo.
II preferred by purohsser would
sell half of place, on terms to suit
W. H. CECIL. Ontario, Orregon.
W. W. HINTON
STOCK INSrKCTOR OK MAMIRUR
II II High, Vale.
C. C. Morton, Old' Perry.
John Msthews, Welter Kridga.
J. E. Holly, Riverview
W 8 Skinner, Jordan Valley.
Prod Wilkinson, McDermitt
T. A. Barton, Nyasa
For sale or trade 40 acres oa btooh
3 miles south esst of Kriiltliuid: 30
sores In young orchard, 20 seres la
a'fal'a. Also 10 scrs orobard tisot
3ft miles south of Paystte. M. K.
Coitls, Payette, Idsbo.
200 Acres for Sale
Fifty acres has been seeded to alfalfa.
Some buildings. All under fence.
Railroad line through tract. On Snake
river. Well drained bench land. Elec
tric pumping plant can be installed for
$12 per acre. Will cut up to suit buyer.
Address Box 128, Ontario, Oregon
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Poorly illuminated counters
oblige customers to seek day
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g back window of the store to
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Intelligent customers the class really worth cultivating,
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