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Lyon County Times.
Vol. XLVI. Yerington, Nevada, Saturday, July 23, 1904. No. 30.
LYON COUNTY TIMES.
Published every Saturday morning by
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OFFICIAL DIRECTORY.
I'nltetf Ntates Government
President .Theodore Roosevelt
Secretary ot State.John Hay
Secretary of Treasury. John W. Shaw
Secretary of War.Klihu Root
Secretary of Navy . William Moody
Postmaster General ... Henry C. Payne
Secretary ol Interior. Ethan A. Hitchcock
Attorney General. .P. C. Knox
Secretary of Agriculture James Wilson
Secretary of Commerce.Geo. B. Cortelyou
mate of Nevada
United States I ... . William M. Stewart
Senators (. F.G. Newlands
Congressman _C. D. VanDuzer
Governor.John Sparks
Lieutenant Governor.Lemuel Allen
f C. H. Belknap
Judges of Supreme Court J . A. L. Fitzgerald
..G. F. Talbot
State Treasurer.. D. M. Ryan
Secretary of State. W. G. Douglass
State Controller. S. P Davis
Attorney General. J. G. Sweeney
Surveyor General. E D Kelley
r>tate Printer. .... Andrew Maute
Supt. Public Instruction.Orvis Ring
(_ M. A. Murphy
I Peter Breen
District Judges i . . B. F. Curler
I ..G. S. Brown
l. M. S. Bonnitield
l,yon Conuty
Judge ol the District Court. M. A. Murphy
State Senator - . J. B. Gallagher
*f .. E. H Whitacre
Assemblymen } J. J. Winn
Sheriff and Assessor.. .. ... D. P. Randall
Clerk and Treasurer.D. W. Melarkey
Auditor and Recorder. .F. W. Downey
District Attorney . John Lothrop
Public Administrator. .C. C. Braun
((unex. team) W. R Penrose
Commissioners ■ (long term) . ..C. C. Turner
((short term)... Byron Gates
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CATAhPA TREES.
The Wood is Useful for ]Wany Purposes and
the Trees Thrive in ]\flason Valley.
Mr. F. I. Brown, timber agent
for the Pennsylvania system,
gives some information in Arbor
culture for July, about the Catal
pa tree, which is worth reading,
and the examples cited worth
following. The following are a
few extracts:
There are at least two distinct
varieties of Catalpa trees in
digenous to the United States.
We have also the Japanese
variety and many hybrids. Big
nonoides, the southern variety, is
the most common, growing nat
urally in all of the southern
States and much cultivated as a
lawn tree throughout the North.
Owing to its prevalence, the
opinions of most of us relative to,
the value of Catalpa trees for
cross-ties and other commercial
purposes, are naturally but errone
ously formed, from our familiarity
with this variety, which, front its
low growth and spreading habit,
is totally worthless as a timber
tree.
Catalpa Speciosa, the native
forest tree of the lower Wabash
Valley, is entirely distinct; a
much superior variety, and is the
only form of the species which
should be cultivated for any pur
pose. All other forms should be
avoided.
In quoting from a government
report it is shown that the aver
age value per acre is seen from
the table to be $390.21. This
would give for the whole planta
tion of 400 acres a value of
$156,084.
The Hardy Catalpa is, as a rule,
a tree singularly free from de
structive disease. A number of
parasitic fungi grow in the living
leaves where they may do consid
erable harm, especially during
moist, warm summers. They are
rarely present in sufficient num
bers, however, to cause alarm.
The young twigs are rarely at
tacked by any fungus disease,
so far as has been determined.
Root rot diseases are likewise un
known. The wood of the trunk,
under unfavorable conditions con
sidered more in detail below, is
destroyed by two fungi, both of
which do considerable harm.
Catalpa wood, after it is cut
from the living tree, is one of the
most durable timbers known. In
spite of its light, porous structure
it resists the weathering influence
and the attacks of wood-destroy
ing fungi to a remarkable degree.
So far as the writer has been able
to determine, none of the ordinary
saprophytic wood-destroying fungi
grow in Catalpa wood; in fact, no
fungus has yet been found which
will grow in the dead timber.
This is certainly a very remark
able fact, and worthy of the
utmost consideration. After long
exposure to weathering influences,
which may mean twenty to thirty
years and more, portions of the
wood do change and crumble
away. To what these changes
are due it is difficulty to say at
this time. It may be that the al
ternate wetting and drying of the
wood fibers, causing expansion
and contraction for long periods,
finally bring about changes in the
fiber. These changes are so small,
however, that for practical pur
poses they can be disregarded.
There is now no longer any
question as to the long-lasting of
this wood. Engineers who em
ployed the wood in railway con
struction in southern Illinois and
Missouri, many years ago, when
the original groves of Catalpa
trees were still standing, were
well aware of its valuable prop
erties. In an interesting pamph
let Mr. E. E. Barney brought to
gether, in 1878, a large number
of letters testifying to the long
life of Catalpa wood. These
testimonials might be augmented
to-day by hundreds of others, but
it is not considered necessary to do
so here, for no one doubts this
fact at this day.
Mr. J. P. Brown, a Civil En
gineer on the N. O. and N. E.
Railroad, says of the Catalpa:
1. It is the most rapidly grow
ing tree in America that possesses
economic value.
2. A greater quantity of val
uable wood may be produced
upon a given area in a specified
time than for any other American
tree.
3. The wood is the most en
during of all our trees.
4. It succeeds over a greater
range of territory than any other
valuable tree of this continent.
5. Its habit of growth is up
right with long trunk, where it
lias an opportunity, thus differing
from all other forms of Catalpa.
6. The chemical constituents
of the wood are so resistant of
decay as to make expensive
artificial wood preservation en
tirely unnecessary.
7. The roots are strong, vigor
ous, large and deep, holding so
firmly to the earth that storms do
not blow them over. I never
found a Catalpa to be blown over
by the wind.
8. It is less subject to disease
and attacks of insects than any
other tree of my acquaintance.
Only one worm, the Catalpa
Sphinx attacks it, and that is
easily controlled by spraying,
while the trees are never seriously
injured by the Sphinx.
9. The wood has the same
texture as butternut, firm enough
for tie purposes and holds a spike
well.
10. For inside car finish it is
admirably adapted, partakes of
high polish, has a handsome grain
and is a superb wood for furniture
and inside finish.
11. It is easily manipulated
with edge tools.
12. Its strength is ample for
all requirements in railroad work.
It has been demonstrated that
the Catalpa tree does well in
Mason Valley. Some years ago
Henry Wood procured a number
of seeds and planted them on his
ranch north of town. They grew
rapidly, and he now has a good
sized grove of these trees. They
grow more rapidly in this section
than any other tree, make a fine
tree for shade, and have beautiful,
fragrant blossoms. As an orna
mental tree for door yards they
have no equal, and in three years
from the seed produce a tree from
io to 12 feet high and from 3 to 4
inches through.
The farmers of this valley
would add much to the appear
ance and value of their farms and
homes if they would plant these
beautiful trees on their premises.
Of course the Catalpa needs some
care for the first year or two, the
same as any other tree, to be
made to grow and thrive, but
there is no tree that can be grown
here which will afford so much
satisfaction as the Catalpa.
August Number New Idea.
A series of articles on “Home
Gymnastics,” by Alberta J. Cory,
Physical Director of the Harlem
Young Women’s Christian Associ
ation, is to be inaugurated in the
August number of the New Idea
Women’s Magazine. “Fashions
in Mourning,” illustrated with
drawings, showing the present
vogue at its best; and “Dressing
the Hair,” with photographs of
the smart new coiffeurs, are feat
ures of the fashion department
for the month. “The Chafing
dish in Summer,” by Eleanor
Marchant; “Healthful Summer
Drinks,” by Julia Harries Bull;
“Summer Viands,” by Margaret
Hall, are some of the numbers
on the August menu in the de
partment of Good Housekeeping.
The design and plans for “A
Village Chapel,” by Frederick B.
Freeman, will interest the people
in small communities where funds
for public building are limited.
Timely articles and good fiction
make the literary part of the book
unusually interesting.
Ely citizens think the Sheriff
allowed the two horse thieves to
escape who were recently con
fined in the county jail.
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