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I TOR IS TO T TUFT TO UP NEXT SATURDAY TO GRET OPENING NEW ROi OPENED MEDFORD PRECINCTS Vote Is Too Large and Chango Will Be Made Soon If Plans Carry Out. OPEN APPLE SHOW i. Will Press Button Which Will An nounce Opening of Spokane's Great Applo Show. . Rogue River Horticultural Society Man Who Started on Project for tHe Everywhere Over Northwest Whistles County Court Met in Regular Session Wednesday to Consider Reg ular Business. Meets In Commercial Club Rooms at 2 P. M. Rogue River, Valley Said to Be Working in Eureka. Will Shriek Greeting to Old King Apple. THE MEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE, MEDFORD, OREGON, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1909. WOODVILIi The regular meeting for Novem ber of the Rogue River Horticultural socioty will bo held on Saturday of this week in the Medford Coinmer eial club room (at 2 p. m. Tho topic for discussion will bo "The Planting of an Orchard." Pro fessor-P. J. O'Gara of tho department of acriculture will speak on this sub ject and will tell of tho character of tho soil, the influence of tho water table and bedrock conditions, plat ting the trnct and the selection of tho trees, the planting and the first pruning. Ho will also speak of cross- pollination as a factor in( increasing the yield. Professor O Uara is con ceded to "bo tho best-posted man on orchard problems that has ever spoken before tho Rogue River nor ticultural society, and his address will bo highly instructive and profit nblo to all who intend to plant fruit trees. It is especially important that nil who nro interested in Roguo River vnlley be present at this meeting, for their co-operation is needed .in tho accomplishment of several important matters that tho Horticultural soci ety has in hand and which will bo up for consideration. One of 'tho most important of theso measures 'is that of securing a government soil survey for tho. Roguo. River valley. If a determ ined effort is made and backed up by . tho data-that is required by the department of agriculture and tho support that has been assured by the members of tho Oregon delegation in congress, there is a certainty that the soil survoy will bo ordered made and that tho men to do tho work will bo sent hero early in tho spring. Thoro will ljo a chief and four or five assistants, and it will probably take them four or five months to do tho field work and to make the chem ical tests. Every 40-aoro tract of land in tho valley will bo tested to n (Vjith of six feet, and in addition to tho character of the soil, tho po sition of tho water tnblo and the bedrock will bo notod. From this data will bo prepared a full descrip tion of the geological and chemicnl conditions that govern tho plant pro ductiveness of the soil of Roguo Rivor valley. A lnrgo map will also bo mndo showing in colors tho differ ent fentures noted in tho soil survoy. Theso maps and descriptions will bo for froo distribution and so. soon ns published, which will probnbly bo some timo next winter, the Horticul tural socioty will bo supplied with n largo quantity for distribution to thoso who desiro them. Every deciduous fruit district in tho world hns to contend ngninst lato spring frosts. Roguo River val ley is in tho list, but tho wenthor bureau records show thnt tho frost risk horc is the minimum, but it is onaugh to mnko it neccssnry to pro tect orchards with smudge fires for about ono spring out of three. When tho orchards now planted come into full boaring ono killing frost would do dn'mngo to half a million dollars or moro. Tho work of frost preven tion thnt was dono in this valley Inst spring under tho direction of Pro fessor O'Gara demonstrated thnt it is no difficult mnttor and liltlo cx penso to proteot an orchard from frost. As theso cold spells come in from tho Pacific ocean, and being largely local in character, tho woathor bureau forecasting stations nt Portland and San Francisco nro unnblo to know of their presonce un til too Into to givo tho 'fruit grow ers warning of nn impending frost. To cnnblo tho fruitgrowers to know when to smudgo nnd when ' not to wnslo their fuel, it is proposed to get tho government to ostnblis.li n forecasting station nt Medford or some other central location in the vnlley. This mattorhns been tnken up with tho members of tho Oregon delegntion in congress, nnd thay will present tho needs of this vnlley to the weather burenn nnd tho ns-surs-3 is given thnt it is likely that tho request will bo granted. But full data of tho needs of this vnljoy must bo hnd for presentation to Mr. Mooro, chief of tlio United Stntes weather bureau, and to nrrnnge for this will be acted upon at the meet ing Saturday. Tho news has come from Eureka, Humboldt county, Cnl., that Captain F. L. Evans, who, about n year ago planned to construct nil electric road in tho Roguo River vnlley, has. bobbed up in that city in company with George Henderson, n capitalist, and is planning to build an electric road through tho rich timber land region nnd into tho Klamath sec tion. About four years ago Evans i .1 11. .1 -At li. survuyuu uiu iuuu unu now, li is re ported, tho two men havo formed a company which will tnko up tho surveys made by Evans and build u road that will tap tho rich timber land and mineral belts of Eastern Humboldt and Trinity nnd Siskiyou, with n feeder extending up the Klam ath river. The men havo stated that thev would post $25,000 with tlio Eu reka city council ns n forfeit if con struction was not stnrted within ji year. It has been stated that it vrn the intention of tho interests they represent to construct tho proposed electric railroad in an easterly direc. lion from Eureka, tapping some ex tensive tracts of timber in the mid dle enstern part of Humboldt coun ty. There enn be no doubt but thnt the men nro plnnning to build nn electric railroad to tap tho timbor bolt of tho central part of Humboldt county, nnd it is nlso reported that tho projected line may havo n feed er "extending up tho Klnraath rivor. BUTTE FALLS ITEMS. Shorty Miles of Medford arrived in town on Sunday r.nd on Monday went to hU mother's homestend lo take n hunt. Thoro hnvo been severnl men horo looking for work, having henrd thnt our mill needs men. Mnnnger Nnylor is going night nnd day nnd is kept busy. Professor Smith nnd wifo left on Wednesday for n few days' visit 10 tho vnlley. Jack Fredenburg is hauling somo finCyow posts to tho vnlley. Professor Wright, Mrs. Bartlott, our teachers, together with Miss Sweet of tho Obouchain school, havo all gono to tho institute. Dr. Emerson of Central Point is on lis homestead on tho unsurvoyed. Ren Fredenburg took Miss Edith to tho valloy to attend teachers' in stitute, after which Miss Edith will teach at Trail. Tho telephone lino is being rapidly constructed to Butto Falls. Many aro tho expressions favor able to John R. Allen, nnd mon arc anxious to work on tho railrpad lino for him and tho engineers, Bovoridgo nnd Sawyer. Rnils. nro being hauled to Ayres for tho construction of tho lino ne cessary to transport freight and sup plies. Miss Wntkins of Englo Point ar rived in town on Thursday nnd re mained ovor night. B. II. Ilnrris, who hns just re turned from Minhisrnn. nnmo to tho Falls through n drenching rninstorm qn Thursduy. Judge F. JI. Stewnrt of Medford is visiting Willinm Perry nnd fnm- il.V. Prosident Allen nild n pnrty of rnilrond mon woro inspecting tho rnilrond from Eagle Point to Ayros on Thursday. Mr. Allen finds a drnwbnck in being unnblo to secure tios to enrry' on tho oxtension, but hopes soon to overcomo tho difficulty nnd to push tho rond onward. A lnrgo forco of men is working nil along tho right of wny nnd the gnps nro boing closed. Tho first' snow of tho season fell on Friday night nnd tho wenthor wns quite cold. Snturdny morning 'tli sun enmo out bright nnd the snow rnpidly disappeared. W. S. Dowing will put tho lots of Street Addition on tho market at once, and the right sort of pnrties can buy ono of them, but wo wnnt persons who will build nnd mon of fnmilies to identify themselves with our town. - ' ' Mr. Andrews, tbo United States government forest officer, mndo u pleasant call on your" correspondent on vFridayand reported! that hahad about finished estimating tho timber SPOKANE, Wash., Nov. 4. In every city, town nnd hamlet of the Pacific Northwest n specinl message of President Tnft, formally .an nouncing tho opening of tho sc.cond nntionnl apple show ill this city on November 15 will be bulletined by the operators of tho Weslorn Union Telegraph company and issued to every nowspnpor. Tho receipt of this messngo is to bo taken as the signal for tho blow ing of whistles and tho ringing of bells, and for five mmutes there will be a continuous noisemaking every where. Tho management of tho sev eral rnilrond companies hnvo prom ised co-operntion nnd throughout tho Northwest every engineer is to bo instructed to blow the whistle of steamboats on lakes, rivers and sounds, nnd along tho const will tnko up tho snmo method of signal ing simultnneously. The request recently sent out bj tho mnnngement of tho nn'tionnl. ap ple show to tho commercial organ izations has met with hearty re sponse nnd nil nro co-operating to nnnounco to tho world that . tho greatest apple show over held has been opened. Pandemonium will bo let loose for five minutes in' this city, and the noise-making will extend beyond the blowing of whistles nnd ringing of bolls to tho tooting of nutomobilo horns nnd tho general cheering of tho public at large. Then every body in Spoknno will attend tho for mal exercises in connection with tho opening of tho show. nround Four-Bit.' Mr. Andrews is n gentleman of refinement and educa tion nnd moro of such men in tho sorvico would do very much to quiet tho grumblings nnd allay tho dissntis- fnction nmong tho homestenders. .' Tho wild geese hnvo been going south for nenrly a month pnst, indi- cnting nn early winter. Sovernl of them hnvo boon shot by tho boys. Mnnnger Nnylor is busy preparing tho mill nnd arranging tho plant for a ,stondy run, as Mr. Harris returns from Michignn with most favorable news nnd work is to bo pushed right nhend nnd mnny now nnd importnnt improvements to be made. Mr. Nay lor is tho right man in the right placo, nnd ho, if nny ono, will miiki n success of our enterprise. Chnrles Edmonson nnd fnraily hnvo. moved into their now homo in tho renr of tho mcnt shop. Tho de mnnd for ment grows continuously, but thero is a senrcity of good beeves for butchering. Morchnnt nuehes contracts bin but tor supply from Art Nichols of Lnko Creek, nnd it is difficult to sup ply tho demnnnd, ns our people nre grent butter users, nnd Mr. Nichols brings fino butter. Engineer Sawyer left on Saturday for Englo Point. Tho crow hns had a hard oxporienco of late working in the snow, but tho survoy is being pushed. G. Ij. Sehormerhorn's foams woro hauling mnchinory from Medford for tho use of tho mill. Much work is being dono nnd mnny improvements nro contemplnted, nnd it is tho in tention of tho manager nnd ownors to hnvo n mill thoroughly equipped and with a capacity of 100,000 foot of lumbor'por day. Tho mill will run day nnd night. Wo are enjoying a regular down pour, which hns continued for several days. All streams aro high and tho roads aro a loblolly. It is rather enrly for winter, but it may be soon over nnd nn enrly spring como, which will bo wehiome. MISS ELKINSA PRINCESS BEFORE WEDDING DUKE PARIS,Nov. 2. Tho Petit Pnris ienno Milan correspondent lenrns from a member of tho court thnt tho Duko of Abruzzi is in constant cor respondence with Miss Katharine EI kins and will shortly bo promoted to roar admiral, soon after which his marriago with Miss Hlkins wiU ho celebrated. Miss Elkins wjll become a Catholic, it is said, and will If) rais ed, tothe rank of princess at the.first favorable opportunity, - Tho County court, mot in regular session Wednesday morning. Tho forenoon 'session was devoted to routine business, audi' ing of bills, etc. A license to sell liquor for ono year in tho precinct of Woodvillo wns granted to Mark Whipple A delegation of citizens from Wi-. mor precinct appeared before the board asking that an order bo made for tho opening of n rond provi 'ously viewed nnd surveyed in thnt district. Tho committee nlso pre sented n subscription pnpor showing thnt tho citizens had subscribed work enough to almost comploto the road. Tho supervisor wns ordered to open tho rond. Tho mnttor of tho nppointment of n county entomologist to mnko n complete study of tho codlin moth, with a view tb its elimination, was presented to tho board by tho ex ecutive committee of tho Rogue River Horticultural society, comprised of E. R. Waterman, Charles Meservc, O. A. Hover and C. E. Whisler. It is the intention of tho society to hnvo an oxhnustiyo study of the habits of this pest made, so that by reason of tho information so derived orchard- ists may bo infprmed from year to year ns to tho exnet date upon which spraying for tho moth will bo most effective, thus doing with ono or two sprays that which it tnkes sovornl to nccomplish. Theso dntes vnry from ono dny to sovornl in different yenrs nnd in different locnlities, so thnt it will be neccssnry to watch tho moth from tho egg stngo to its ma turity in order to secure tho best ro- sults. To cover tho different sec tions stations will bo established at Ashland, Medford nnd Central Point for tho purpose T. J. Willinmson, representing 10 Innd- holders on the enst sido of Eenr creek, nenr Central Point, who had been to considerable expense carry ing surplus wntor from their lands, tiio accumulation of which was due to tho grading of tho .county road from tho bridge enst to the Central Point cemetery,i snid grading having oliminntcd two bridges over sloughs thnt hnd formorly enrried this wnsto wntor, nsked thnt tho connty bonr n portion of tho expense, nnd wns nl- owed therefor tho sum of $50. G. W. Taylor was appointed coun ty entomologist. J. W. Myers h.is been appointed chief inspector, with residenco nt Central Point, nud J. C. Ait ken nnd T. S. Smith nro rotniucd ns deputy inspectors in tlteir respec tive districts. INVESTIGATORS FIND WAY TO CHECK SCAB OREGON AGRICULTURAL COL LEGE, Corvnllis, Or., Nov. 3. Tho npplo fccnb which lias destroyed Oro gOn npples mny bo controlled nnd probnbly entirely extermiunled. This is the opinion of Bonn Cordloy of tho college oxporiment station, Jiftcr ex amining tho reports submitted by P. L. Griffin, who hns concluded n thorough invostigntion of conditions. The investigntors'find thnt sprnv ing with limo-sulphur destroys tho scab, without in tho least injuring the fruit or tho treos. Tho mixturo was first prepnred by tho station exports nnd is being used nil ovor tho country. BUNGALOW SKATING RINK Skating from 2 to 5 each afternoon and from 7 :80 to 10 p. m. each evening. Ladies free from 10 to 32 a. m. all this week. Music hy Skating Rink Band. Come and enjoy your self. ' ADMISSION FREE W. Tho Inst election showed tho 'ne cessity of n redisricting of the ter ritory covorcd by tho two Medford election precincts. Tho voto wns to lnrgo in ench precinct thnt conges tion occurred during tho busy hours of tho day and it wns difficult to givo ovory olector nn opportunity to cast Ins tmllot. In tho count nlso thero wns troublo, ns it took nenrly 24 hours to count tho bnllots. A movement is now on foot to pe tition tho county court for tho redlo tricting of tho two precincts, making four at least, and perhaps six, vot ing precincts out of tho torritory now embraced in North and South Medford. Much of tho torritory U outside of tho city limits, and ono suggestion is to crento precincts to comply with tho corporation bounds and form tho outside territory into precincts of their own. As at pres ent constituted, there is always moro or less confusion owing to tho fact tjmt the precincts for general elec tions nnd the city wnrds do not con form, nnd reform seems to 'bo need ed in thnt direction.' Tho timo for tnking up this mnt-. tor is nt the.noxt term of tho county court, ns the registration will com mence for tho noxt general election in Jnnunry, nnd it is-at thnt time also that tho judges nnd clerks of election nro nppomted. If tho mnt ter is broucht nn in December tbo court will hnvo timo to cstnblish the boundnrios of tho new precincts nnd give notico to tho peoplo, so that tiioro will be hltlo or no confusion in registration nnd mnttors will go nlong without friction. It would npponr thnt tho citv should bo divided into nt lenst four precincts of itself, ns it is evident thnt thero must sooirbo four wnrds estnblished for municipal purposes, owing to tlio rapid growth of the city. Tho county precincts nnd tlio wnrds could bo mndo to conform nnd considerable future troublo nvoided. HAS COYOTE KNEE OR ELBOW OR FORE LEG? SPOKANE, Wnsh., Nov. 3. Ap plo growers, nlfnlfn ranchers, mcrch nnts nnd sporlsmon in Ynkimn county, Wnsh., nro in tho thick of an argument to dotonnino which part of coyote's foro leg is its knee, nnd it is likely thnt n stnto commission will bo cnllod upon to mnko nn official ruling. Tho question wns raised by J. S. Coopor, n resident of tho town of Alfalfn, who holds thnt n coyoto hns elbows and not knees, while tho county Inw provides that tho right foro foot of n coyoto cut off nt tho kneo entitles tho'slnyor to n bounty for tho trophy. M. Hnrmor, gnmo warden' of Yakima county, upholds tho Cooper contention. Thoso op posed to this say that as tho coyoto is n predatory nnininl it docs not como under tho stnto gnmo laws; thorofnro, thoy contend, tho ruling of tho stnto gnmo department hns no moro weight than would- nn opinion on tho snmo question by ono of Dr. Cook's EHkimos. P. O. HniiHcn- Tom Moffat. We make auv Iriml and Htylo of windows. Wo carry glass of any size on hand. Medford Sash & Door Co. A. ROBBINS, WASHINGTON, D. C, Nov. 4.--Prcsidcnt Tnft will send a special message to tho peoplo of the Pa cific Northwost at 10 o'clock (Pa cific time) on the morning of No vember 15, formally announcing tho opening of tho second nntionnl np plo show nt Spoknno nnd grooting tho growors of tho king of fruits. While on his tour through tho North wost recently the prosident mndo nn nddross at Coour d'Alono, Idaho,' in which he declared tho applo had be come a national issue, adding Unit he was converted to "boost" for this fruit nnd to do nil in his power to lurtner the commercinl orcharding which ho witnessed on tho trip. Upon his return the president sig- . nified his desiro to nssist tho mnu ngemont of tho second npplo show, nnd ho consented to press a golden key nt tho White House, fonnnlly nnnounciiig to the world tho opening of the, show nt Spokane, November 15. Ho will in ndditiom send a spe cinl message, convoying his best wishes nnd his expression of confi donco in tho future development' of tho Inlnnd Empire nnd in tho pro motion of fruit growing throughout the ontiro country. Specinl nrrnngements have' been mndo by tho Western Union .Tclo grnph company to convoy this rao's sago by n direct wire to the npplo show building at Spoknno and throughout tho Northwost to ap prise tho peoplo of tho- president's wishes. Marriago Licenses Issued. Leonnrd Hoover and Mumio B. McGeo. Harry J. Mitchell and Mnry Vo- L nor Smith. BULBS Wo hnvo tin hand tio following list of extra select bulbs: Tulips Yellow Rose, 5c onch, 40c dozen.' Glorin Solis Oo euch, 50a dozen. Pnrot Mixed, 4o enoh, 3Co dozon1. Single Hyacinths Pink, 7c each,, 75c dozen. Single Hyacinths . Pink, 7o ench, 75c dozm Whito, 7o each, 75o ttozon. Dnrk Blue, 7c ench, 75 dozen. Red, 7c onch, 75o dozen. Doublo Ilyncinths Tito follow-, ing nt 8o onch or 85o per dozen: bnrk Blue, Pink, Whito, Red. Romnn Ilyncinths" ;'' ' Whito nnd Pink nt 7c ench, 75c doz Narcissus Major Trumpet, 5c each, 50c doz., PoetioiiSt -lo each, 30a dozen. Pooticus Orntus, 5c onch, 35o doz. Chinoso Sacred Lily, lnrgo bulbs, 20c onch, 3 for 50o, $2 per dozen'. Jonquils, 5o onch, 50c per doz. MEDFORD GREENHOUSE. Cut Flowers and Potted Plants ' Enst Main St. Phono 000. Prop. SKATES . 25c ' .