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THE STANDARD FRUIT PACKAGE.
The standard sizts of fruit packages
adopted by the Northwest Fruit Growers'
convention is as follows:
Apple b.»xes—lS^xl2 xl 1^ inches.
Pear boses — 18^x12 x 8£ inches.
Peach bo>es —ISJxIUx 4.\ inches.
Prune boxes —lS^xll-^x 4 inches.
tJrape crates, holding four packages, 16x
All of the above are inside measurements.
The ends of the boxes are to be three
fourths of au inch thick and made of one
piece. The sides and top of the boxes are
to be in one pieoe each. The bottom may
be in two pieces.
The co-operative creamery iv Denmark ia
crowding out private dairying and also the
creameries owned oy individuals or com
panies. The co-operatives fix the standard
of Danish butter in foreign marktts, and
that standard is a high one. Prof. Ueorgt*
am thus enumerates the benefits of the sys
tem: These creameries have been tducators
ora in addition to being the means of augu
uienting their incomes. The common inter
est which they ha;l in the creamery brought
the farmers together in frequeut consulta
tion, at which the blighter aud more enter
prising minds among them iuflutuced the
easier-tjoiug ones to adopt better methods.
It compelled those who had uot been iv the
habit of keepiug accounts to study the art
of bookkeeping iv order to assure them
selves that they received pay for all the
milk they delivered.
Charles Spurr, of Sherburue, N. V., de
livered to a cheese factory last year 202,000
pounds of milk irom his dairy of forty-tive
cows. This would bj au average of some
thing over 534 pounds of milk per day, or
about 12 1-3 pounds per cow.
The old advice to milk at regular hours
each day is just as good uuw as tliirty years
ago; aud so is that to set the milk where it
will uot absorb fuul odors.
Where the separator is used the proper
temperature of tiie cream is 80 to 85 de
Always use the best salt obtainable for
A SPLENDID LOT of TREES
Apples, I'eurs, Peaches, Prunes
AT Apricots, and small fruits. Prob
ably several millions in nil. We
LOW shall sell at very low prices, on
terms that will be easy enough to
PRICES good parties. Wait for our full
announcement before you buy.
E, R. UUIW, PROP. CITY NURSERY,
Iloadijuartors at Ward Bros.' store
I was once laughed at, says a practical
dairyman, fjr paying ,$2") for a heifer
3'earling that looked as lmu-h like a goat
as a cow, but I knew her dam and grand
dam, and greatgran ldam were all of them
fine milkers, and that for three genera
tions they had been crossed up with finely
pedigreed Jersey bulls. I bought her
upon her pedigree and not for her looks,
H. SPINNING & CO.,
Real Estate and Insurance,
NORTH YAKIMA, WASHINGTON.
TO TRADE.—I2O acres of improved
land. Will trade for good horses.
CHEAP.—The cheapest piece of im
proved land in Yakima; 80 acres; 5 miles
from Yakima ; improved ; 10 acres of al
falfa; 3J acres in cultivation; good water
THIS IS A SNAP.—Two 5-acre tracts
1 mile from town, if 115 and $120 per
K\ RE BARGAIN.—B;) arres in Moxee,
5 miles from town, 25 acres hops, 40acres
alfalfa,all in cultivation. Wili take one
half of purchase price in good unincum
bered Tacoma or Seattle property, balance
LOOK THIS UP—4BO acres fine lpvel
land, good water right; 7 miles from
TEN AXD TWESTY-ACRf TRACTS WITH SMALL HOP YARDS FOR SALE OX EASY TERI g
Special ■' Clv bbing '' Proposition:
The Ranch, 10 pases, weekly, one year, - - $1.00) Our Special Price
Northwest Horticulturist, monthly, - - - I.OOJ. for BOTH together
Price, taken separately, .... jj=2.oij) is only $1.25.
This is by special arrangement concluded since our last announcement.
We also offer Tiik Ranch in club with the following periodicals at prices named in
last column :
Price With Price With
. . Alone. Ranch. Alone. Ranch.
Irrigation Age, - - - $2.00 $2.50 Telegraph. Seattle, wkly, 2.00 2.50
Farm, Field and Fireside, 1.00 1.75 Ledger, Tacoma, wklv, 1.50 2.00
Post-Intellitreucer, weekly 2.0J 2.25
Any other % I periodical, one year, with The Ranch, $1.75; any at $1.50 with The
Ranch for $i; any $J periodical with The Ranch for $2.50; any $3 paper with
THH Ranch for $3.50; any $4 periodical with Tub Ranch for $4.2).,
Address THE RANCH, North Yakima, Wn.
WRITE f% f% AWARfIQ is. the result of our disPlays at the world's
TO-DAY JU WWII 1111 — more than any other firm in Horticulture.
"" Vaughan's Seeds and Plants
W^r^^^^fL^^^^ have made a record worthy of the occasion. The best Seed
J7o?^TiLV^M^ !^ Book for 1894 is VAUGHAN'S GARDENING ILLUSTRATED. It tells
M^r///IW\ §lbk. Ie w^e story of Gardening to date. Splendid plates of
fif /// 'I f /tf^MifflV annas» Pansies and Sweet Peas shown by us at the Fair.
Imf fI li I I V^/ivL^\\wl\\ on wn'cn we received highest awards. It tells you about
mmmi / J^s^ii^^^Hi MONEY in vegetables IN THE home GARDEN.
(i||'l I ill LuJ'y^'^^Wn^^^^^^. and contains valuable gardening hints for a hard
\ WW///''/J'^rX V \\vvwNv times ear Free to intencliiiK buyers, or foi 20 cts. we
Bl MWr//// ' I '":;" \ \ A ' X^liltll niail with it 1 oz- of our Prize DanverH Onion Seed.
iHmWM I 111 \ Vi ■A™\lll ''or the 1;u '«''st yield from this quantity we offer you
Wffl|||ifa : l 1.. __ I J|i : ii|ia||i|||i 850.00 CASH. Try it lor a Crop. Try it for a Prize.
>SmS|^'vMv;; I li'il I ''/1 : /■ii|''', 1/W'jHß 'f Cnmo Dora II 15 pkti. Flnw.-r Sent*, bloomlnjr thU year. 30c
\. A lr ,■)///;; iL.MBIIBm? 3Ome riare ;j Root, New C»i,,«. >vllow, red, strlpedi 30c
\\^N\'\ ,\, | I \\wif/(/M/ D, r » 9 ; no 4T«h«ro!e., in.lncllne variegate.) leaved. 18,
- DargairiS . . || 'JO Greenhouse I'lantJ, InrimiineS Rom«, »l.(XI
NEW YORK: .''■"-•■'*■. \g ~., ~i* ni ~. O««««#4 o+awa I CHICAGO:
80 is<vr<iu>' st. - s\ ■ • vaugnan 8 seed store iBB state Street
■ .,•.. , .
and before her calf was a month old I was
offered $100 for her. Hence, we see a
pedigree showing a long line of fine
milkers is more valuable information than
simple certificates of registration.
One cent will take this paper, by
Uncle Sam's mail, to your friend in
any part of the United States or
Canada, and you can write your
name on the corner.
North Yakima; small cash payment and
about one-half in trade for good unin
cumbered city or farm property in or near
Seattle or Tacoma.
IMPROVED FARM CHEAP. — 250
acres 11 miles from town, price $8,000;
terms very easy; good bottom land
adapted to fruit, hops, alfalfa or general
farming; well located for stock raising,
being near range.
WILL DOUBLE IN A YEAR.—2O
acres 1 mile from depot, 5 acres young
orchard, all under cultivation, $125 per
SEEK NO FURTHER.—23O acres 0
miles from town, good house and barn,
new hop house, 10 acres old hops, tiO
acres alfalfa; $75 per acre, }.> cash bal
ance, long time at low rate of interest.