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LIVELY AND WOOLY.
The lorty-tourth annual convention
of the National Wool Growers' Asso
ciation at Heiena, Mont., January 14
--lb proved the best attended and most
successiui nieeung ever held by this,
me oldest live stock organization in
tue United States. Delegates were
present iroin ail ihe principal ( wooi
and mohair growing states, andl mat
ters of vital importance to tnese in
dustries had the attention of the con
, "Government Regulation of the Pub
• lie Range" was discussed by Hon.
Bryant a. Biooks, Governor 01 Wyom
ing, and Hon. T. J. Walsh of Hfeiena,
Mont.; "The Attitude of the General
Government Toward the West," Sen
ator Thos. H. Carter, of Montana;
••The Conservation of Our Water Re
sources,' Proi. C. T. Johnston, state
Engineer of Wyoming; "federal Co
operation With tne states in me Con
trol and Eradication- of contagious
uiseases," Dr. it. v. narnsey, u.o. Bu
reau 01 Aniniai inuusay, Washing
ton; "The sneep Industry and rred
atory Wild Animals," van f. smytne,
ir'endleton, ure.; "The Angora Goat
industry in tne United States," Joiin
W. U'uiton, secretary ot the Ameri
can Angora Goat .breeders' Associa
tion, Heiena, Mont.; '"Home Consump
tion 01 Wool," J. H. uearrup, Aluu
qderque, M. m. '
Resolutions were adopted protest
ing against the passage of the Buntet
Dili lor the leasing of public hums
or the granting of permits lor tneir
use for grazing purposes; demanding
the prompt^ elimination >* from forest
reserves of all land not timbered or
suitable for re-torestation, or rea
sonably necessary to conserve the
flow of streams used for irrigation in
arid sections; approving the present
tariff on wool and hides and depre
cating any attempt to alter or modify
it; favoring a uiiiiorin bounty law by
all the states on predatory wild ani
mals; endorsing the establishment ol
a field pathological station in the
West by the United States Depart
ment of Agriculture; petitioning Con
gress tor the enactment of a law com
pelling interstate railroads to trans
port live stock between feeding points
at a speed ~of not less than fifteen
miles an hour, including all stops; en
dorsing the Co-operative Live Stock
Commission Company and recom
mending for favorable consideration
REG TRADC MARK i&v
. i &fk*\^ SOUND
Its power cannot be analyzed or com
prehended in this small space. We wish
to send you —demonstrations —
results—from men in every walk of
life, and in addition we make contract
absolutely binding to protect purchaser.
The Citizens' Bank, Rock Port, Mo.
I bought several bottles of Mr. C.
H. Widlner, but as he sold out will or
der direct. I used part of last bottle
on a tendon with great results, but to
make sure enclose $5 for another bottle.
Have had over 35 years' experience in
drug business and consider it the great
est Vet. liniment I have ever handled.—
W. W. Hudgens.
Corbett Aye., San Francisco.—My
mare had bone spavin so bad I could
not use her. I saw your advertisement
and wrote you. Among testimonials
was letter from prominent attorney
here. I asked him and he said it cer
tainly cured his horse of a bad bono
spavin. I then bought a bottle. Now
mare is sound and not a mark or blem
ish to show where spavin was treated.
I will willingly answer anyone who
calls or rites me.—C. M. LaPlace.
• ■■00 i bottle, with written binding guarantee. Send for
J)U copy, booklet and letter* from business men »nd
ai trainers on marvelous cures of all Bpavlm, Thorough
" * pins Ringbones (except low). Curbs, Splints, Wind
(raff SAO* 8011, Injured Tendons and all Lameness. No scar 01
toss 'of hair. Horse works as usual. Dtalirs or F.xpress paid.
Troy Chemical Company, Bin* hamton, N.¥•
of wool growers the plan of holding
wool auction sales in America, simi
lar to those held in London.
The following resolution, introduced
by the Secretary of the American An
gora Goat Breeders' Association, an
organization affiliated with the Na
tional Wool Growers' Association, and
adopted By the convention, will be
read with especial interest by the An
gora goat owners of the country:
"Whereas, Recognizing in Angora
husbandy a live stock pursuit kindred
to sheep raising, that is peculiarly
adapted to many localities in the Unit
ed States, and an industry that is of
signal promise in this country; and,
"Whereas, Appreciating in the ma
terially inadequate supply of domestic
Angora products for the home demand
today, necessitating annual purchases
of mohair and skins in foreign coun
tries of upwards of a million dollars
in value, it would indeed be showing
an un-American spirit if encourage
ment and protection shall not be met
ed out to the plodding husbandman of
this young industry.
"Now, therefore, be it
"Resolved, By the National Wool
Growers' Association, that it endorses
the demand of the Angora husband
men of this country for the continued
protection of the present duty on mo
hair; for a protective tariff on An
gora skins; for a reduction of the
fee for grazing on the national for
ests to the same rates applying for
sheep; for an enumeration of Angora
goats in the next census, separate and
apart from the common or non-shear
ing animals; for provision by the De
partment of Labor and Commerce of
the United States Department of Agri
culture in behalf of the Angora goat
industry, and provision for the print
ing and distribution of liberal editions
of its enlightening and instructive
publications on Angora husbandry;
"Resolved, That we commend to
the Department of Agriculture and
the Department of Commerce and La
bor, the need of favorable action on
the requests of these, our fellow hus
The association elected Fred W.
Gooding, of Idaho, as its president
for the coming year; Dr. J. M. Wilson,
of Wyoming., western vice-president;
Jos. E. Wing, of Ohio, eastern vice
president; Geo. S. Walker, of Wyom
ing, secretary, and Louis Penwell, of
A special fund of $100,000 for carry
ing on the work of the organization
was raised by the convention in rap
idly expressed subscriptions of from
$100 to $500, when the matter of
finances was befpre the meeting. The
association now enjoys a membership
of over 7,000 wool and mohair grow
HOW TO EXAMINE A SICK ANI
By Dr. David Roberts.
Wisconsin State Veterinarian.
First take the temperature of the
animal by placing a self-registering
Veterinary Fever Thermometer into
the rectum, allowing it to remain
there from three to five minutes. The
normal temperature of a cow is 101
degrees (Fahrenheit) and the normal
temperature of a horse is 100 de
grees (Fahrenheit); hog, 100 degrees;
sheep, 101 degrees.
Second, take the pulse of the ani
mal, which can be found at the angle
of the lower jaw bone. The normal
beats of a cow's pulse is from 40 to
50 per minute and that of a horse is
from 33 to 40 per minute.
Third, count the respirations of the
animal, or number of times it breathes
by watching the sides of flanks, or by
pressing the ear to the side. The
normal respiration of a cow is from
Green River Hot Springs Herd
Of Registered Holstein-Friesians
Contains the best blood of this breed obtainable. Headed by Sir Kaan
Mercedes Paul, who has the blood of the highest record cows in the worW.
His sons and daughters are beautifully marked .superb animals, worth a
trip to Hot Springs to see.
I have young stock from Advanced Registry Cows by the above sire
for sale. Fill be glad to correspond with you.
Dr. J. S. KLOEBER
GREEN RIVER HOT SPRINGS, WASHINGTON.
SIZE CONSTITUTION MILK BUTTER
The Hazel fern Herd
ABE AS GOOD AS THE BEST
•A G. C. C. Guernseys
We are offering a few very choice young Guernsey Cows and Heifers
from rich and heavy milking dams.
Both American and English bred, both sexes, for sale from the best
families of the breed.
Home of Loretta D, 141708
WORLD'S CHAMPION BUTTER COW AT ST. LOUIS.
We have a few young Jersey bulls for sale from six to eight and ten
months old, from ricl\,a.nd persistent milking dams.
If you want a calf, male or female, bred to produce heavy milkers and
butter makers, as well as the highest dairy type and breeding write v«.
EXCELLENCE, NOT CHEAPNESS, OUR SPECIALTY.
BUT PRICES ABE LOW POB QUALITY.
We are prepared to furnish foundation herds of cattle or hogs. No
oatalogue. Write, stating what you want.
F. E. McELDOWNEY, Mgr.
1860 MILWAUKEE ST. PORTLAND, OREGON.
Duroc jersey Pigs
Orders booked for two litters of
Jan. 16th farrow, one by "White's
Buster" and "Zoe S"; the other by
"Dandy Joe" and "Gold Lady."
Choice in line with order. W. R.
White. Mahton. Wn.
as well as painful
Lumbago - Rheumatism
Stiff Joints Sprains
WILL RELIEVE YOU.
It is penetrating, mottling and healing and for nit
Sores or Wounds, Felons, Exterior Cancers, Hum.,
Boils, Carbuncles and all Swelling! where an outward
application it required CAUSTIC BALSAM HAS NO
Removes the »oreue»i- strengthens the muscles.
Price I .BO per bottle. Sold by druggists or tent,
by vi expresi prepaid. Write for Booklet L.
Th« LAWRENCE-WILLIAM! COMPANY. Cleveland. 0.
GUT fae ndd ROOTS
to keep bowels open, appetite and flsSJii—ltUis^s?
digestion good. You nearly double II a^EBFMI
the value of all feeds by mixing !■
roots prepared with a iHB ■Rtu
Doesn't griad or crush but delivers RBI HI,
shredded and In this slices. Increases relish.Bar." EhSt
prevents choking. Cuts fast and easy^H fsSrai
Seven sizes, hand and power. Writ* for -Tl r^»
free book. 13^^
0. E. THOMPSON • SONS, YptllantL Mloh.
It has been urged that sufficient wa
ter be allowed to continue to flow
Ship your Furs direct to the World's
Largest Fur Market, where prices are
always highest. Write for our Latest
Price List, giving? highest prices for
Furs and Pelts of all kinds from all
MYEKS-BOYD COMMISSION CO.,
St. Louis, Mo.
/WfPW*\ Swine bred from best
I O. I. C. -£9p» registered stock. Writ*
\...JlP m*">VLr' J>or prices. I also breed
\&S^SlmSmSm for eS&s, by trap neat
. »-*»-*-™ <™I^w»»*' system. Buff Leghorns
and White Wyandottes. Indian KußH«r
and Pekin Duck eggs, $1.60 per settings
Ruff Leghorn eggs, $5 per 100; $3 per
JOHN VAN TROJEW, B*.,
Breeder of 0.1. C. Hoos Hadlock, Washington
Pure bred Duroc Jersey Hogs, either
sex for sale cheap, Alfred Hold«n,
Grays River, Wash.
We consider the Berkshire hogs the
best. —Frye & Bruhn. The Berkshire
hog is unequalled.— & Co.
Our leading brand is Berkshire.—
ler & Hart. The Berkshire is superior
to other breeds.—H. Boore & Co. The
best ham and bacon —The G. H.
Hammond Co. The leading breed for
12 years at State College.—E. E. El
liott. Send for circular.
, W. D. GOODRICH & SONS,
■ Wauna, Pierce Co., Wash.
from the Colorado River into the Sal
, ton Sea to maintain it and thus secure
: its beneficial influence on the climate
- of that region.