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Live Stock Held for Later Sale-
Receipts Are of Plain
RED RASPBERRIES HIGHER
Fruit and Vegetables Report Very
Slight Gain*— Eggs Remain
Perhaps the most important feature
of the week's market is the new ad
vance in the price of wheat. This fol
lowed reports of the prevalence of
b'ack rust in some sections. Quota
tions are as follows:
Inland Empire Grain—Walla Walla,
No. 1 wheat, $1: Seattle, hard white,
soft white, white club, $1.17; hard red
winter, $1.14; soft red winter, north
ern spring, $1.13; eastern red Walla
Walla, $1.12; Big Bend bluestem,
Alfalfa, $20 per ton; timothy, $26
ton; mixed hay, $24 ton.
The following are the closing quo
tations at Spokane on produce:
Wholesale Meats—Beef steers, 12@
13c; cow beef, 10@12c; heifers, 12%c.
Good lambs, 17c lb.; frozen lambs,
Packer dressed hogs, 16c; pork
loins, 24@27c; legs, 27c lb.; shoulders,
16c lb.; tenderloin, 60c lb; spareribs,
Simon Pure lard, in canB, 18@19%c
lb.; Shield lard, tierces, 13c; Vege
tole, in cans, 14® 15c; White Cloud,
tierces, ll%c lb.; Pennant, tierces,
11 %c lb.
Smoked Meats —Star Brand hams,
38c lb.; Shield hams, 35c; picnic, 19®
21c lb.; bacon backs, 21@25c; Star ba
con, 46@61c lb.; Shield bacon, 28®
34c; Boston butts, 25c; Banquet ba
con, 24®27c lb.; Crystal bacon, 25c lb.
Eggs—$9.50; poultry farm, all white,
Poultry — Fancy dressed hens, 25c
lb.; roosters, 12%c lb.; broilers, 40c
lb.; geese, 25c lb.; ducks, 35c lb.; tur
keys, 47®50c lb.
Butter — Creamery butter, cartons,
40c; without cartons, 39c lb.; in quar
ters, 41c lb.; solid pack, 40c lb.; Nu
coa, 24c lb.; Holiday nut margarine,
Live Stock Steady.
Following are the closing quotations
for the past week at the Spokane
Union Stock Yards:
Cattle —Prime steers, $firstname.lastname@example.org;
good to choice steers, $6.50® 7.00; me
dium to good steers, $email@example.com; fair
to medium steers, $firstname.lastname@example.org; com
mon to fair steers, $email@example.com; choice
cows and heifers, $firstname.lastname@example.org; good to
choice cows and heifers, $5.00® 6.00;
medium to good cows and heifers,
$4.OO@5.OO; fair to medium cows and
heifers, $3.50®4.00; canners, $2.25®
3.50; bulls. $email@example.com; light veal
calves, $firstname.lastname@example.org; heavy v»al calves,
$4.00® 8.00; stackers and feeders, $4.00
Hogs—Prime mixed, $10.50® 11.25;
medium, $email@example.com; heavies, $7.00
@9.00; fat pigs, $9.00®10.00; stockers
and feeders, $firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sheep — Prime lambs, $6.75®7.50;
fair to medium, $email@example.com; yearlings,
$firstname.lastname@example.org; wethers, $email@example.com; mut
ton ewes, $firstname.lastname@example.org.
Red raspberries will not be in the
market much longer and prices will
probably be boosted the first of next
week. Raspberries have advanced al
ready In Puyallup, which Is believed
to be an Indication of an advance
There is a heavy demand for or
anges and orange prices will prob
ably start on the upward path next
Monday. Lemons are going still high
er and until the weather becomes a
little cooler in California they will
continue to do so.
Fruit — Valencia oranges, $4.25@6
case. California lemons, $email@example.com
case; Florida grapefruit, $7 case; Cal
ifornia grapefruit, $4 case; apples,
$firstname.lastname@example.org box; bananas, ll%c lb.;
Washington rhubarb, 6c lb.; Califor
nia cantaloups, $email@example.com; standard
crate, $4.50®5; pony, $2 flat crate;
Blng cherries, $2.50 16-lb. crate; Lam
bert cherries, $2.75 box; pie cherries,
5c lb.; watermelons, 3c lb; honeydew
melons, $3 crate; California peaches,
$2.25 box; apricots, $2.50 crate; local
peaches, $1.50 crate; local .apricots,
$2.25 crate; plums, $2.50@3 crate; lo
ganberries, $3.25 crate; red raspber
ries, $3 crate; red June apples, $4.
Produce —New carrots, 4%c lb.;
beets, 4c lb.; new turnips, 4Vic lb.;
Walla Walla cabbag«, 4c lb.; head let
tuce, 10® 15c head; leaf lettuce, 10c
lb.; crystal wax onions, $2 crate; Aus
tralian brown onions, l%c lb.; green
onions, 40c doz.; garlic, 20c lb.;
horseradish root, 20c lb.; potatoes,
$1.25 cwt.; green peppers, 35c lb.;
Walla Walla spinach, 85c box; rad
ishes, 45c doz.; parsley, 40c doz.; en
dive, $4 crate; Texas tomatoes, $2.60
crate; hothouse cucumbers, $2 dozen;
new potatoes, 3@3%c lb.; green peas,
8c lb.; onion sets, 9c lb.; Walla Walla
asparagus, $2 box; Oregon radishes,
45c doz.; California bunch carrots, tur
nips and beets, eacb, $1.15 doz.; Cali
fornia tomatoes, $3 4-basket crate;
Walla Walla bunch beets and carrots,
60c doz.; green beam, 16c lb.
The number of farmers In the state
of Washington 1* placed at 66,288 b>
tte census bureau at Washington, DC.
SAFEGUARD FLOCK BY
BURNING DEAD POULTRY
Accumulations of manure in the hen
house are objectionable upon grounds
of sanitation, but not more so than
dead poultry. How often have you seen
a dead chicken thrown into the road
or trappled into the barnyard manure?
The disposal of these dead bodies of
fers a problem for the poultryman, the
correct solving of which may in many
cases bebcome a very important mat
ter, say specialists of tne United States
Department of Agriculture. This is
especially true, of course, in cases of
death from contagious diseases, and
this includes a large proportion of
To throw a dead chicken on the ma
nure pile or into the road is to invite
the spread of disease. Burying is not
entirely satisfactory, because unless
the grave is dug deep the carcass may
be scratched up by dogH or other ani
mals. Furthermore, in the winter the
ground may be frozen. Therefore, spec
ialists declare the best way to dispose
of dead poultry is to burn the bodies.
Many town and city homes have gar
bage burners which may be used, but
where this is not available some poul
trymen having hot-water heating sys
tems burn the bodies in the furnace.
This can not be done In the summer,
though, so small crematories have
been built on some poultry plants.
Some of these are of concrete, the size
depending upon the number of birds
kept on the place, and others are ordi
nary Iron wood-burning stoves. A con
crete crematory will not be expensive,
and would pay for itself in safeguard
Ing the health of all the poultry.
WITH RED SPOTS
Small Spots Caused by Green Aphis
Need Special Spray, Says
Fruit growers are experiencing
much trouble this year from red spots
occurring on the apples. These little
red spots, similar to scale injury, are
caused by green aphis attacking the
apples. Weather conditions this sea
son have favored a heavier infestation
of green aphis than usual and special
control measures should be adopted,
warns E. G. Wood, extension horticul
ture specialist of the State College.
Growers in the Wenatchee valley
are controlling the green aphis by
combining a contact spray with the
cover sprays for the codling moth.
This combination is made by adding
three gallons of distillate oil emul
sion and one-half pint of nicotine
sulphate (Blackleaf 40) to each hun
dred gallon tank or codling moth
spray. The oil is first mixed with a
small quantity of water by stirring
up three gallons of the spray with t
gallon and a half or water. When
thoroughly mixed, two err three more
gallons of water are stirred in and
the mixture then put Into the spray
tank, where it will readily emulsify
or mix with the balance of the spray
In spraying, care should be taken
to hit the growing tips of the
branches where most of the aphis are
working. This mixture will also kill
the woolly aphis wnen forcefully
sprayed onto them. Where a formula
containing soap is used for aphis, a
separate spraying must be made aF
soap and arsenate ot read sprays will
not mi xtogether.
BROOD SOWS NEED WATCHING
Advice for Summer Time Is Very
Abundant pasture, good shade, a
sanitary wallow and plenty of clean,
pure- water should be provided for the
brood sow in hot weather. Little grain
will be needed by sows that are run
ning on clover or alfalfa pasture. Two
or three ears of corn per day should
be ample for the summer needs of
brood sows on good pasture, unless
some of the sows have become excess
ively thin following the suckling pe
If natural shade is not present in
the hog pasture, artificial shades must
be constructed at points where they
may receive the moat breeze. In the
hot weather o£ July or August a sani
tary wallow or bath located in the
shade will be of value in keeping down
the temperature of the sows. Keep
the sleeping quarters and shaded
places as free from dust as possible
by frequent cleaning or sprinkling
with crude oil. Never allow the sows
to become thirsty as a good supply of
clean water is most essential to bring
ing them through the hot weather suc
Sows which are to farrow fall lit
ters should have especially good care
during the hot summer. If on blue
grass pasture which tends to become
hard and dry in late summer, preg
nant sows will require a larger grain
allowance. The sow must be fed well
enough to be in good enough physical
condition for farrowing. Younger sows
will profit from the addition of a small
amount of tankage in the ration,
where the only pasture is blue grass.
The grain ration for both young and
old pregnant sows should increase
somewhat as they approach farrowing
Measure your success as a beekeep
er by the average yearly production
of your colonies in honey, and not by
the number of swarms you get. Learn
to prevent swarms.
Backbone and not wish bone is what
the farmer needs now.
The CoiviUe Examiner, Saturday",.July-23, 1921
ON NEW BASIS
Schedule Adopted in Spokane
County $2 a Day Lower
Than Last Year.
AMPLE HELP AVAILABLE
Farmers 1 Meeting at Waverly Largely
Farmers of Spokane county made a
very important downward revision of
threshing and wages when a lower
schedule for harvest was adopted last
Friday at a special meeting at Wa
verly called by County Agent O. V.
Patton. The following is a summary
of the new prices.
Harvest Help Wages.
Engineers or separator men $7.50.
Oil tractor men 600
Ooilers, firemen 5.00
Suck sewers a. 5.00
Spike pitchers 3.50
Flunky (straight time) 2.50
Flunky (machine time) 3.00
Wagon and rack 50
The average wage in the field drops
from $5 paid last year to ?3 this year.
Wages all drop in this ratio. A 12
hour day for thresher men was rec
Bulk wheat, bushel 12M>c 18c
Sack wheat, bushel 13c. 19c
Wheat, per sack, 28 cents.
Stack threshing, 9 cents per bushel,
sack or bulk.
Bulk or sacked oats, S cents per
Price on pea threshing to be adjust
ed between thresher and farmer.
More than 100 farmers attended the
meeting, the following places being
represented: Waverly, Latah, Fair
fleld, Rockford, Spangle, Mount Hope
Spring Valley, Rock Creek, Big Flat,
Rattlers Run, Chester and Worley,
The committee appointed to confer
on the wage and threshing question
was as follows:
Henry Treede, Falrfield; W. D.
Walker, Waverly; Fred Pottraby, La
tah; George Carr, Spangle; Herman
Bartell, Mount Hope.
Ralph M. Darknell of Waverly pre
sided as chairman. Fred S. Goehring
was named secretary. He la also
The meetings are held annually and
the farmers agreed to meet in 1922 the
lir.st Saturday after the Fourth of July
to decide on a new wage schedule.
"The meeting was an important one.
as threshing machine men had waited
for the committee to fix the price of
threshing," said Mr. l'atton. "There
will be ample men in this section to ilo
the harvesting and it was decided the
wage and threshing schidule is suit
able. While the schedule is tentative
for the county, many will use it."
As Others See It
Advertising and business are close
partners. They are responsively sym
pathetic. In the times of the years
ago advertising was good in periods
when business was good, and if there '
was a panicadvertising slumped. Now
there is less indication that business
affects advertising in as great a de- '
gree as advertising affects business.
In the old times, merchants for ex
ample, advertised in the local papers
liberally when business was high
spirits high, cash plentiful and when j
they "felt that they could afford to j
spend money with the newspapers." |
But that era has passed.
Business men put their first-rank
business judgment sense, skill into
-heir advertising campaigns; for on
these advertising campaigns depends
.he volume of their business. Compe
tition is sharp; if business is good they j
advertise to keep it so and to get their j
own share and a little more if possible
of what's doing in the trading line;
if business if "off" then they realize I
the absolute necessity for advertising ,
.or a number of good reasons: The j
people, they know, are then eagerly j
looking for the best places and the |
!>est prices; the business is not plenti
•"i*i enough to go around with two or
Ihree liberal helpings and they resort >
to attractive, intense, emphatic adver i
i-.inc. to get the largest possible pro
portion of what there Is in sight.
In the old times the business man
put advertising into the business sys
tem only when he thought the system
was strong enough t., stand it, nowa
days he feeds his business a regular
diet of advertising to keep its circula
tion normal, its strength vigorous, its
growth steady; he gives it the extr?
treatment when he finds that a tonic
or a stimulant is most required.
Business men are coming to the
same view of advertising as an ele
ment, a vital, everyday, regular steady
element in business.
—Port Angeles News.
The first ratings o( Inland Empire
summer resorts has been issued by I
Dr. T. C. Barnhart, Spokane county
medical health officer, who was dep
utized by the state to carry on this
work. A large number of resorts se
cured the highest rating granted, in
dlratlng that unusual effort has been i
made this year to Introduce sanitary
MILK GOATS SHOULD
PRODUCE TWO QUARTS
About the first question that most
peopli' art concerning milk goats is,
"How much milk wilt they produce?"
This is, of course, a very Important
consideration, as the value of a do© Is
Htlmated largely by her milk produc
tion. Even if a doe is purebred, she is
of little value from the utility stand
point unless she is capable of giving
a good quantity of milk. Many persons
in purchasing purebred or even grade
goats have been disappointed to find
that Hie milk could be measured in
pints and not quarts or gallons as ex
A doe that produces 3 pints a day Is
considered only a fair milker, while
the production of 2 quarts is good, and
the production of 3 quarts is consid
ered excellent, provided the lactation
is maintained for from 7 to 10 months,
say specialists of the United States
Department of Agriculture. There Is
probably no better way to treat this
matter than to state that good does
should produce from 8 to 15 times
their weight in milk in a lactatior.
period. It is stated by German writers
that many goats yield 10 times their
body weight of milk annually, and ex
ceptional animals as much as 18 times
Goats' milk can be utilized for the
same purposes as cows' milk, although
for some it is not nearly so well suited.
For general use, suchas for drinking,
cooking, and in tea and coffee, the
milk lias proved very satisfactory.
Practically all publications dealing
with milk goats attribute considerable
importance to the use of the milk for
infants and invalids.
VALLEY PROJECT FOR
VETS IS LAUNCHED
Legion Pushes Plan for Valley
Settlement—Option on 1200
Acres Near Irwin
For the purpose of providing farms
for ex-service men an option has been
secured on approximately 1200 acres
of land in the Spokane Valley. Op
tions have been secured for the pur
pose of placing the tract at the dis
posal of the state land reclamation
board. The plans were made knoww
at a state executive committee meet
ing of tliu American Legion.
The tract lies east of Irwin, between
the Spokane river and the Northern
[Pacific tracks. It is admirably suited
to the purpose of the plan for diversi
fied fanning. At the present time six
famili■■.-! are living on the land. If
the project goes through as contem
plated, 60 twenty-acre farms will pro
vide a good living for more than three
The plan for this prospective settle
ment for ex-soldiers was submitted to
Director Scott at his request. It Is
further understood that tracts at Se
iuim, near Port Angeles, and at White
Bluffs on the Columbia river have also
been submitted to Mr. Scott.
The tract was inspected as a pro
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HEAVY GRAIN MOVEMENT EARLY THIS YEAR
The export movement of domestic wheat for the first four months
of 1921 far exceeds that of any like period, for the last 6 years. The
figures (stated in round millions only) follow:
EXPORTS OF DOMESTIC WHEAT THE FIRST
Month 1916 1917 19J8 1919 1920 1912
(Stated In round millions only)
January 13 18 1 9 8 21
February 15 10 1 5 18
March 17 7 1 10 6 14
April 16 14 1 17 4 17
Exports of all the other leading domestic grains (corn, oats, bar
ley, rye and buckwheat) except oats were also greater in the first 4
months of 1921 than In any other like period In the last 3 years. Dur
ing the war years exports of oats greatly exceeded the exports oi the
last year. .
posed project for soldiers by R. R.
Rogers, chairman of the land settle
ment committee of the Spokane
Chamber of Commerce; Dan Scott,
state director of conservation and
reclamation; Leo R. Duffy, comman
der of the Spokane Post of the Amer
ican Legion; R. K. Tiffany, engineer
for the Spokane Valley Land & Water
company, and C. V. Patton, county
Charles S. Albert and Leo R. Duffy
of Spokane are strong advocates of
this valley settlement project and
they believe that it has distinct ad
vantages over the other two locations
submitted to Director Scott.
FARMERS TO TOUR COUNTIES
Farmers of Lewis, Mason, Grays
Harbor and Thurston counties will
tour those counties soon to inspect
stock breeding ranches, dairies and
other places that show results from
adopting better stock and methods.
The inspection will include farm pow
er plants and farm kitchen conven
iences, as many farm homes now have
some of the labor-saving implements.
The county extension workers are ar
ranging for the tour.
Officials of the Idaho state univers
ity have identified a new variety of
aphis which eats Jim Hill mustard.
The bug was discovered in wheat
fields between Genesee and Moscow
where it had cleaned out the mustard
from many acres of wheat without
touching the grain. As mustard is one
of the worst weed pests in the Inland
Empire the discovery is regarded af
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