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u S 1j < THE SALT LAKE BQEIUJJVS HERAIJ StThTDAYr STT111bAYDECElI3ER f DECEMBER 31 1905 1J0 > A0 j d o SECfZZOY ECXIO DV O OJr OI
Jr Jri
I i i Stockmen Pronounce i 1905 1 9O Their Banner Y Year ear J
+ + t + t + t + + + + i + 4 + 4 + 4 + 4 + 4 + 4 + 4 + 4 + H + + M + + 4 + M t 4 44 4 f
+ CATTLE SHEEP HORSES AND +
+ HOGS OWNED IN UTAH +
+ 4 +
+ f 3000000 sheep at 35010500000 350 10500000 +
+ f 300000 head of cattle at at2Q at2Q +
+ f 2Q 6000000 +
+ 100000 horses h rses at 50 5000000 +
+ 45000 hogs at 5 225000 225000Total 4 4Total + f
+ 4 + A ATotal
+ Total value 21775000 2 21775000Owners 775000 +
444 + + + + + + 4444 + + t + t + + 4M4444f444444444 4M4444f444444444Owners + t + t + t + t + + t + t tt t + t t t t t tOwners +
Owners of cattle sheep horses and
hogs have just closed the best year In Intheir intheir intheir
their history In Utah This Is especial especially ¬
ly true of sheepmen It is true of cat cattle cattle cattle ¬
tle and horses but not In such a marked markeddegree markeddegree markeddegree
degree as with sheep Hogs consti constitute constitute constitute ¬
tute but a small factor In the summing summingup
up of the live stock situation situationThere sltufttlonThere situationThere
There has been a marked increase inthe inthe In Inthe
the number of cattle on the ranges rangesand ran rangesand es esand
and farms f rms of Utah during the year yearThis yearThis yearThis
This Is due to the low prices that bave Jjaveprevailed baveprevailed baveprevailed
prevailed in the markets of the east eastthroughout eastthroughout eastthroughout
throughout the greater part of the theyear theyear theyear
year The result of these low prices pricesIs
Is that not so many Utah Cattle were weresold werasold weresold
sold as a in some previous years A close closeestimate closeestimate closeestimate
estimate places plac s the number of cattle cattleshipped cattleshipped cattleshipped
shipped Out of the state during the theyear theyear
1 year at t 60000 and the number consumed con consumed consumed ¬
sumed at home at 40000 This would wouldrepresent wouldr wouldrepresent
represent r an approximate value of 2 2OOOOOO 2000000i
OOOOOO 000000i 000000iGood
Good Year Ye r for Range Cattle CattleCtt CattlerIt
Ctt Is doubtful If there has ever been beena
i a a more more favorable year for cattle in inUtah inUtah inUtah
Utah The ranges were good the morf mor mortality mortality ¬
f tality was light the animals were werethrifty werethrifty werethrifty
thrifty throughout the year there was wasa
a full crop of hay for their feed and andbecause andbecause andbecause
because of the low prices In the east eastthere eastther eastthere
there are fully onethird more animals animalsbeing animalsbeing
being fed in the state than at this time timea
a + year ago agoPulp agoPulp agoPulp
Pulp from the beet sugar factories factoriesis
is now cutting an important figure in inthe Inthe inthe
the feeding of cattle in the state Mixed Mixedwith Mixedwith Mixedwith
with alfalfa this pulp makes ideal feed feedIt feedIt feedIt
It Is sold at the Ogden O den factory for 1 1a 1a 1a
a ton At the factories more remote remoteIt
It sells for less less30 30 to 60 cents a ton tonThis tonThis tonThis
This Is In the fall Last year it sold soldas soldas soldas
as high as 2 a ton This Is consid considered consldeIed considered ¬
ered good finishing feed Cattle fed fedupon tedupon fedupon
upon it are easily prepared for slaughter slaugh slaughter slaughter ¬
ter
Packing House in Sight SightBefore SightBefore SightBefore
Before hot weather next summer the the6alt theealt thesalt
salt Lake packing house will be run running running running ¬
ning In full swing This is the predic prediction prediction prediction ¬
tion of J C Leary who Is taking a adeeper adeeper adeeper
deeper interest In this enterprise than thanany thanany thanany
any other man in the state Of the
200000 needed for the undertaking
115000 has been subscribed in cash cashContinued cashI casht cashContinued
t I
I IContinued
Continued from Page 5 5been 5been 5been
been formed and an extensive place of ofpeace ofpeace ofpeace
peace and rest will be established establishedupon establishedupon establishedupon
upon what whatis is known as the Wlnslow Wlnslowproperty Winslow Wipslowproperty Winslowproperty
property This work was started dur during durIng during ¬
ing the year just closed and promises promisesto
to add to the interest of the canyon canyonOutlook canyonOutlook canyonOutlook
Outlook for Farmers FarmersThe FarmersThe FarmersThe
The farmers and fruit growers of the thecounty thecQunty thecounty
county instead of being disheartened disheartenedby
by the small crops that were harvested harvestedduring harv harvestedduring sted stedduring
during 1905 are spurred on to greater greaterefforts greaterefforts greaterefforts
efforts and it is expected that the theyear theyear theyear
year 1906 will see a much larger acre acreage acreage acreage ¬
age under cultivation than ever be before before before ¬
fore The number of cars of fruit fruitshipped fruitshipped fruitshipped
shipped from Weber county in 1905 1905was 1905was 1905was
was 164 as against 255 shipped the year yearprevious yearprevious yearprevious
previous In addition to the fruit fruitshipment fruitshipment fruitshipment
shipment there were shipped also six sixcars sLCcars sixcars
cars of celery three cars of onions and andone andone andone
one car of tomatoes The fruit crop of
1905 was just about onehalf of what whatthe whatthe whatthe
the output was in 1904 but the quality qualitywas qualityWas qualitywas
was much better The fruit acreage acreageIn
In the county was increased during the theyear theyear theyear
year just closed by 600 acres leaking leakingthe 11laklngthe ihakingthe
the total acreage 5000 5000A 6000A 5000A
A new departure advance during the theyear theYear theyear
year Is found in the fact that the people peo people people ¬
ple of the Ogden valley have commenced com commenced comroenced ¬
menced to raise fruit which should shouldgreatly shouldgreatly shouldgreatly
greatly increase the output in the im immediate imm immediate ¬
mediate m dlate future Weber county is per perhaps perhaps perhaps ¬
haps the only one In the t e state that thatfarms thatfarms thatfarms
farms peas This Industry has been beendecidedly beendecidedly beendecidedly
decidedly successful during 1905 so sothat sothat sothat
that the prospects for its increase increaseare Increaseare increaseare
are very bright The point about the thefarming thefarming thefarming
farming of peas that appeals most moststrongly moststrongly moststrongly
strongly to the farmers is that the theearly theearly theearly
early harvest means money early in inthe inthe inthe
the season Last year there were 200 200acres 200acres 200acres
acres in the county planted in peas peasThe peasThe peasThe
The tomato crop was perhaps the thelargest thelargest thelargest
largest failure of any of the farming farmingindustries farmingindustries farmingindustries
industries Although there were 6000 6000acres 6000acres 6000acres
acres planted with this vegetable but
100 were harvested The yield was wasabout wasabout wasabout
about eight tons to the acreage In
1904 there were 19544 tons of tomatoes tomatoesoanned tomatoesoanned tomatoescanned
oanned at the local factory In 1905 1905the 1905the 1905the
the blight affected the crop to such an anextent anextent anextent
extent that but 400 tons were put up upnotwithstanding upntwithstandlng upnotwithstanding
notwithstanding that the acreage was wasequally wasequally wasequally
equally as large largeCrops largeCrop largeCrops
Crops of Fruit and Grain GrainSixty GrainSbcty GrainSixty
Sixty acres of grapes which yielded yieldedabout yieldedabout yieldedabout
about one ton to the acre are planted plantedIn
In the county and 17766 acres cf f alfalfa alfalfawhich alfalfawhich alfalfawhich
which yields on an average three tons tonsto ton tonto tonsto
to the acre The acreage in sugar sugarbeets sugarbeets sugarbeets
beets in 1905 was 4674 The yield was wasabout wasabout wasabout
about ten tons to the acre as against againstfifteen againstfift againstfifteen
fifteen fift en tons In 1904 The sugar beet beetIndustry beetindustry beetindustry
Industry by b the way Is one of the themost themost themost
most promising 1 > in the county al although although although ¬
though where the land is of a sandy sandynature sandynature sandynature
nature the substance is soon exhausted exhaustedunless exhaustedunless exhaustedk
k 1 unless something else Is planted in the thesoil thesoil
soil each alternate year When the thesugar thesugar thesugar
sugar beet et industry I n Oustry was first pre presented presented presented ¬
sented to the farmers of the county It Ittook Ittook ittook
took a great deal de 1 of pleading on the thepart thepart thepart
part of the sugar su ar men to get them to tocontract tocontract tocontract
contract to raise beets finally about
< 2000 acres was contracted for when the theOgden theOgden theOgden
Ogden sugar factory was first built builtIn builtIn builtIn
In 1905the 1905 the farmers In the same terri territory territory territory ¬
tory that was then covered raised raisedbeets raisedbeets raisedbeets
beets sufficient to supply four facto factories factories factories ¬
ries The crop was partially a failure failurenevertheless tallurentvertheless failurenevertheless
nevertheless which was due to drouth drouthand drouthand drouthand
and a small white fly which killed the theplants theplants theplants
plants especially the beets planted plantedlast plantedlast plantedlast
last Those sections depending on the theWeber theWeber theWeber
Weber river for their Irrigation water waterwere waterwere waterwere
were the ones that suffered the most mostasthey mostas mostas
asthey as they secured but little water after afterJuly afterJuly afterJuly
July 1 The Ogden sugar factory ex expended expended expended ¬
pended In 1905 for beets about 225000 225000on
on a flat rate of 450 per ton In addi addition addition addition ¬
tion to the money the beet raising in industry Indu industry ¬
dustry du try brings to the farmer It supplies supplieslabor supplieslabor supplieslabor
labor for many persons at a good goodwage goodwage goodwage
wage
Increase in Values ValuesThe ValuesThe ValuesThe
The assessments for Weber county countyIn
In 1905 were something over one milIIondollars mil million mllion ¬
lion IIondollars ion dollars greater than the year pre previpus prevlo previpus
vlo vipus s The grand total of assessed assessedproperty assessedf
f property as made by the assessor assessor wks wts w s sE
E
Posing for Their Their Pictures Branding t to A Band of SheepJn Sheept Sheep in n the t e Mountains ounta n I
i
and 40000 in the plant of the old pack packIng packing packing
Ing company The balance of the fund fundwill fundw111 fundwill
will be subscribed before Feb 1 1This 1This 1This
This local plant is expected to help
the cattle industry in a number of ofways ofways ofways
ways It will render Utah more or less
Independent of the eastern markets + It Itwill Itw111 Itwill
will insure the killing and distribution distributionof
of Utah cattle sheep and hogs in Utah Utahwith Utahwith Utahwith
with the attendant heavy saving in
freight commission and yardage yardagecharges yardagecharges yardagecharges
charges It will increase the demand
for feeding Feeders will not depend so
largely upon grass as at present and
there will be a a distribution of f the busi business business business ¬
ness throughout the theyear year
The effect of the packing house on
A Utah Ranch Scene Scenethe Scenethe Scenethe
the industry of raising hogs will be es I mand for all the hogs that can be pro1 pro raise hogs in small bunches on thepecially the thepecially thepecially
pecially marked With a ready de1 de duced it will be found profitable to I small smnllfarms farms in all parts of the state
+ + t + +
+ FACTS AS TO THE SHEEP IN INDUSTRY INDUSTRY INDUSTRY +
+ DUSTRY IN UTAH UTAHA 4 +
+ A +
+ 3000000 sheep owned by byUtahns byUtahns byUtahns +
+ Utahns at 35010500000 350 10500000 + 1
+ 1500000 sheep and lambs lambssold lambssold lambssold +
+ sold at 300 4500000 4500000Value 4500000Value + tValue
+ Value of the wool clip clipfor cUpfor clipfor +
+ for 1905 2500000There 2500000 2500000t +
+ + + + + t + t + + tt + + + + + + + + 4 444444444444444 444444444444444There t + + + + t t + + + + t tThere
There are two prime requisites for a agood agood agood
good year in the sheep industry inUtah In InUtah InUtah
Utah One of these Is plenty of grass grassfor grassfor grassfor
for feed on the ranges The other is isan isan isan
an abundance of o snow on the deserts I
Ogden Grows Much and Citizens Prosper
12341827 of which amount 9070907 9070907is
is In Ogden city The assessed valua valuation valuation valuation ¬
tion of real estate was 5558929 Of Ofthis Ofthis Ofthis
this amount 3797522 is included inOgden in inOgden InOgden
Ogden city The other assessments assessmentswere
were as follows followsImprovements followsImprovements followsImprovements
Improvements 3640442 3040442In 3640442In 3640442In
In Ogden City 2994390 2994390Horses 2994390Horses 2034390Horses
Horses and mules 01 152556In 152556 152556In 152556In
In Ogden 31538 34538Cattle 31538Cattle 31538Cattle
Cattle 175855 175855Ogden 175855Ogden 175855Ogden
Ogden 1677 16iT77Sheep 1677Sheep 1677Sheep
Sheep 4S696 4S696Swine 48696Svlne 4S6 i6
Swine 60S1 60S1Bees 6081Bees 6 6Bees
Bees 167S 167SMerchandise 1678Merchandise 1615Merchandise
Merchandise Merchandise and trade fixtures 1052025 1052025Machinery 1052025Machinery 1052025Machinery
Machinery and tools 230699 234699Solvent 230699Solvent 22699Solvent
Solvent credits mortgages and andjudgments andjudgments andjudgments
judgments 9S019Money 98019 98019Money 98019Jfoney
Money Ogden r 1600 1000Other 1600Other 1600Other
Other personal property w 1375247 1375247Total 1375247Total 1375247Total
Total of personal property8142456 property8142456The property 8142456 8142456The
The state board of equalization assess assessments assessments assessments ¬
ments were wereRailroads wereltaUroads wereRailroads
Railroads 1725293 1725293Telegraph 1725293Telegraph i7252o3Telegraph
Telegraph 173061 173061Telephone 173 51 51Telephone l llelephone
Telephone 130584 130584Car 130584Car 130584Car
Car companies compa s 1 12665 12665Total 12665Total 12665Total
Total i 2041593 2041593Gateway 2041593Gateway
Gateway to the Pacific PacificOgden PacificOgden PacificOgden
Ogden has been for many years yearsconceded yearsconceded gear8 gear8conceded
conceded to be the he gateway to the Pa Pacific Pacific Pacific ¬
cific coast for the great transcontinental transconti transcontinental transcontinental ¬
nental trunk lines and the year 1906 1906gives 1906gives 1906gives
gives promise of greatly strengthening strengtheningthe
the right to this title The city has haslong haslong haslong
long sinqe passed pass d beyond be rond being merely merelya
a junction point and has blossomed blossomedout
out Into one of the greatest railroad railroadcenters railroadoenters railroadcenters
centers of the western country To Tothe Tothe Tothe
the geographical position of the city citybelongs citybelongs citybelongs
belongs the credit for this distinction distinctionFour distinctionFour distinctionFour
Four of the great railway systems systemsnow systemsnow systemsnow
now reach Ogden and at the present presentit
it is a well assured fact that within withina
a short time two more of the large largesystems largesystems largesystems
systems will reach this city Perhaps Perhapsthe Perhapsthe Perhapsthe
the greatest of these and the one that thatindications thatIndications thatindications
indications point toward meaning the themost themost themost
most for the place is the combination combinationthat
that Is about to be formed between betweenthe betweenthe betweenthe
the Denver Rio Grande and the thenorthern thenorthern thenorthern
northern line of the new Western Pa Pacific Pacific Pacific ¬
cific both of which are Gould enter enterprises enterprises enterprises ¬
prises It Is known that for many manyyears manyyears manyyears
years the Gould interests have looked lookedforward lookedforward lookedforward
forward to reaching the Pacific Pacificcoast Pacificcoast Pacificcoast
coast over their own lines the same as asthe asthe asthe
the Atlantic coast is reached at the thepresent thepresent thepresent
present time For years the rumors rumorswere rumorswere rumorswere
were spread and as often denied to tothe tothe tothe
the effect that the Western Pacific Pacificwould PacIficwould Pacificwould
would be built to the coast This tre tremendous tremendous tremendous ¬
mendous project is now under way wayand wayand wayand
and in the meantime plans are assum assuming assumIng assuming ¬
ing tangible shape for the building of ofanother ofanother ofanother
another section of the system north northfrom northtrom northfrom
from Ogden where is would tap the
Beginning at Right Top Row RowE E S Rolapp H H Rolapp H H Spencer SpencerBottom Spen cere cereBottom cerBottom
Bottom Row RowAlbert Albert Becker JohnHamner John Hamner
Rio Grande Western and on to the thecoast thecoast thecoast
coast tapping Idaho Oregon and andWashington andWashington andWashington
Washington and making < a second out outlet outlet outlet ¬
let to the Pacific coast coastGould coastGould coastGould
Gould Money in Ogden OgdenDuring OgdenDuring OgdenDuring
During the year 1905 in Ogden City Citythe Citythe Citythe
the Gould people have paid out for real realestate realestate realestate
estate alone over 100000 Plans are areat are areat areat
at this time being perfected for the theerection t theerection e eerection
erection of extensive terminal facil facilities facilIties facilities ¬
ities which include a large freight freightdepot freightdepot freightdepot
depot increased trackage repair shops shopsa
a twentytwostall round house and andmany andmany andmany
many other changes including the enr enrlarging en enlarging enlarging
larging of the Pintsch gas plant for forwhich forwhich forwhich
which the plans are now completed completedThe
The present plant has been enlarged enlargedthree enlargedthree enlargedthree
three times within the past six years yearsand yearand yearsand
and during the present year it will be beincreased beIncreased beincreased
increased to double its she and will willhave willhave willhave
have a capacity of 125000 cubic feet feetdaily feetdally feetdaily
daily dailyAt dallyAt dailyAt
At present the freight house of the theRio theRio theRio
Rio Grande Western railroad is located locatedon
on Washington avenue at Twentieth Twentiethstreet Twentiethstreet Twentiethstreet
street When the new building has hasbeen hasbeen hasbeen
been erected on Twentyfourth street streetbetween streetbetween streetbetween
between Wall and Lincoln avenues avenuesthe avenuesthe avenuesthe
the old structure will be used for a astorage astorage astorage
storage house Later on with the construction con construction construotlon ¬
struction of the line of the Western WesternPacific WesternPacific WesternPacific
Pacific to the northwest the building buildingwill buildingwill buildingwill
will be torn down and an independent independentpassenger independentpassenger independentpassenger
passenger station will probably be beerected beerected beerected
erected on the site From Ogden the theWestern theWestern theWestern
Western Pacific trains from the north northwill northwill northwill
will travel over the tracks of the Rio RioGrande RioGrande RioGrande
Grande Western to Salt Lake City Qitywhere CUtywhere Citywhere
where they will connect with the main
line of the same road from San Fran Francisco Francisco Francisco ¬
cisco ciscoMany ciscoMany ciscoMany
Many hundred thousand dollars will willbe willbe willbe
be expended by the Gould lines in Og Ogden Ogden Ogden ¬
den within the next few years all allQ allQwhich of ofwhich ofwhich
which will be of great benefit to the thecity thecity thecity
city and will be a large factor In the theprosperity theprosperity theprosperity i
prosperity of the place during 1906 1906Heretofore 1906Heretofore 1906Heretofore
Heretofore the Harriman lines were werethe werethe werethe
the only ones to have access to Wall Wallavenue Wallavenue Wallavenue
avenue the warehouse district of the thecity thecity thecity
city but when the new lines of the theGould theGould theGould
Gould system are laid they will tap all allof aIIof allof
of the larger warehouses from the op opposite opposite opposite ¬
posite side to that used by the Harri Harriman Harriman Harriman
man people and will therefore be in a aposition aposition aposition
position to bid for and handle much of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the citys business businessAt
At this time many railroad com companies companles companies ¬
panies are being incorporated in the theextreme theextreme theextreme
extreme northwest This is taken to be bea bea bea
a part of the Gould move it being beingpractically beingpractically beingpractically
practically conceded that when the theline theUne theline
line is built the work will be started startedon
on the coast end and the road built builttoward builttoward builttoward
toward Ogden OgdenThe OgdenThe OgdenThe
The Rio Grande Western company companyhas companyhas companyhas
has about 200 employes on its pay payrolls payrolls payrolls ¬
rolls who are located at Ogden This Thisnumber Thisnumber Thisnumber
number will soon be increased and andwhen andwhen andwhen
when the new line of the Western Pa Pacific Pacific Pacific ¬
cific is built the number of employes employeswijl employeswlU employeswill
will again be increased several hundred hun hundred hundr ¬
dred dr d
Work of the Short Line LineWhile LineWhile LineWhile
While the Gould interests have been beenactively beenactively beenactively
actively engaged in getting better ter terminal terminal terminal ¬
minal facilities In Ogden the Harri Harrlman Harriman Harriman ¬
man people have been completing completingplans completlnplans completinplans
plans for extensive improvements
with the result that within the next nextthree nextthree nextthree
three years several million dollars dollarswi11 dollarswi11be will willbe willbe
be expended for Improvements here by bythat bythat bythat
that system For years the Harriman Harrlmansystem Harrimalsystem Harrimansystem
system has been the main stay of Og Ogden Ogden Ogden ¬
den Their prestige they give promise promiseof
of holding for years to come The Theplans Theplans
plans although incomplete in many manyrespects maTYrespects manyrespects
respects cover a large addition to ijhe ijhelocal 111elocal 4helocal
local machine shops which will mean meanthat meanthat meanthat
that a greater portion of the repair repairwork repairwork repairwork
work will be done here hereAt hereAt hereAt
At this time a new cutoff extending extendingfrom extendingfrom extendingfrom
from Thirtieth street Ogden to a point pointnear pointnear pointnear
near Roy station on the Oregon Short ShortLine ShortLine ShortLine
Line is in course of construction constructionWhen constructionWhen constructionWhen
When this Is completed the passenger passengerand passengerand passengerand
and freight yard trackage will not only onlybe onlybe onlybe
be enlarged but will also be increased increasedThe increpsedThe increasedThe
The passenger depot will be entirely entirelyremodeled entirelYremodeled entirelyremodeled
remodeled making It more spacious spaciousand spaciousand spaciousand
and up to date Umbrella sheds will willbe willbe willbe
be erected over the tracks in front pf pfthe 9fthe gfthe
the station which will protect the thepassengers thep thepassengers
passengers p ssengers from the elements and sup supply supply supply ¬
ply a longfelt want In the spring springthe springthe springthe
the plans are to commence work on onthe onthe onthe
the erection of a large new freight de depot depot depot ¬
pot along Wall avenue at Twenty Twentyfourth Twentyfourth Twentyfourth
fourth street A viaduct will be built builtfrom builtfrom builtfrom
from Twentyfourth street across the theentire theentire theentire
entire yards thus doing away w y with withthe withthe withthe
the dangerous crossings that now exist ex exist ex1st ¬
ist There is also in course of co costructlon coy coystructton construction
structlon just south of the Union de depot depot depot ¬
pot a large commissary building buildingwhich buildingwhich buildingwhich
which will be completed during the thecoming thecoming thecoming
coming summer and into which all the thedifferent thedlff1rent thedifferent
different parts of the commissary de department department department ¬
partment will be removed Ogden will willthen Willthen ill illthen
then become the main shipping point p int
for all commissary supplies for this thisportion thisportion thisportion
portion of the Harriman system systemThe systemThe systemThe
The number of employes in Ogden Ogdenof
of the Harriman roads is estimated at
2300 who receive an average salary salaryof
of 100 per month monthThe monthThe monthThe
The claim is made that when the theBurlington theBurlington theBurlington
Burlington interests get ready to in invade Invade invade ¬
vade the western territory they will willalso willalso willalso
also find their western terminus in Og Ogden Ogden Ogden ¬
den Engineers are reported to have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been at work for some time west of ofCheyenne ofCheyenne ofCheyenne
Cheyenne which would indicate that thatthey thatthey thatthey
they mean business and before long longwill longwill longwill
will be competing with the Union Pa Pacific Pacific Pacific ¬
cific and the Denver Rio Grande for forthe forthe forthe
the eastern business from this point pointThe pointThe pointThe
The Salt Lake Ogden railway is
where there are now springs from fromwhich tromwhich fromwhich
which the sheep sh ep mipht drink Both of ofthese ofthese ofthese
these requisites were present in the thepast thepast thepast
past year The sheep came out of the thelast thelast thelast
last winter in excellent condition The Theranges Therang Theranges
ranges rang s were good and there thpre was as an anabundance anabundance anabundance
abundance of snow well distributed distributedGood distributedGood distributedGood
Good feed means good fleeces In ad addition addition addition ¬
dition to all this the lambing season seasonwas seasonwas seasonwas
was almost ideal idealLarge IdealLarge idealLarge
Large quantities of the wool were werecontracted werecontracted werecontracted
contracted for last spring at prices pricesranging prIcesranging pricesranging
ranging from 15 to 18 cents c t3 accord according according according ¬
ing to location In the state state After Afterthe Atterthe Afterthe
the shearing had been done wool sold soldin soldin soldin
in Utah at from 22 to 23 cents a pound poundHigh poundHfgh poundHigh
High Prides Prl es for Wool WoolBefore WoolBefore WoolBefore
Before theclip the clip otldOo ot 1905 was was taken offthe off offthe oftthe
the backs of the sheep e eastern stern buyers buyerswere buyerswere i iwere
were making contract contractor for the clip of
1906 and the highest figures figuresquoted figuresquoted figuresquoted
quoted above It is estimated that thatfull thattun thatfullr
full fullr 40 per cent of next years clip cliphas cliphas cliphas
has already been sold soldThe s01dThe soldThe
The best figures obtainable place the thelumber thelumber thelumber
lumber of sheep and lambs shipped shippedout shippedout
out of the state during the year at
1500000 at an average price pr1 < e of 3 a ahead aheld t thead f
head The value of the years wool woolclio woolclio j jcltn d
clio is placed at 2500000 3500000There 2500000There 2500000There
There are 3OOOuOO sheep now owned ownedin
in Utah In spite of the million and anda
a half shipped out there are now as asmany asmany asmany
many in the state as there were a ayear ayear ayear
year ago because of the successful successfullambing successfullambln successfullambin
lambing lambln Everything is favorable favorableThere favorableThere favorableThere
There is no disease Utah sheep are aremore aremore aremore
more free from scab now than ever everbefore everbefore
before The sheep inspectors and the thegovernment thegovernment thegovernment
government have enforced the laws and andregulations anc ancregulations andregulations
regulations with such rigor that all alldisease alldisease alldisease
disease has been stamped out outRevival outRevIval outRevival
Revival In Horse Horse Business BusinessA
A revival was noted during the year yearIn yearin
In the inaustry of breeding and raisins raisinshorses raislnhorses raisinghorses
horses During the year seventyfive seventyfivehigh seventyfivehigh seventyfivehigh
high grade stallions of various breeds breedswere breedswere breedswere
were distributed from Ogden and Salt SaltLake SaltLake SaltLake
Lake City through the the settlements settlementsThese settlementsThese settlementsThese
These animals range in price from
1500 to 4000 A much better class classof classof classof
of horses is expected to result from fromthis fromthis fromthis
this new interest taken in the horse horsebreeding horsebreeding horsebreeding
breeding industry In addition to the thestallions thestalIlons thestallions
stallions fifty jacks were Imported in into Into into ¬
to the state from Kentucky for breeding breed breedIng breedIng
Ing purposes purposesOf
Of the 100000 horses now in the state statea
a large majority are ordinary work workhorses workhorses workhorses
horses The value of these animals animalson
on the average Is not held to be over
50 It is the hope of those especiallY especially1Interested r rInterested
Interested in this branch of industry industryto
to elevate materially the standard of ofthe otthe ofthe
the horses and mules of the state stateextending I Iextendin
e I
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extending g fits its1 it Hne I linefrom ne rom rom Layton y yden to Og Ogden Ogden ¬
den and should reach here during the thespring thRspring thpspring
spring It is expected that this line llnuwill linew111 linewill
will build to the north and reach soma somaof somflof som somof
of the towns in northern Utah that ar arnow arfnow arnow
now only accessible by the OregonShort Oregon OregonShort OregonShort
Short Line LineTwo LineTwo LineTwo
Two suburban roads both of which whichshould whirhshould whichshould
should reach Ogden from the north northand northand northand
and south and form a at direct connec connection connection connection ¬
tion with many of the th e smaller towns townsof townsof townsof
of the state are being projected andif an and andif > l lif
if built will assist in increasing the thebusiness thobusiness thebusiness
business interests of the cityThe city cityThe cityThe
The Western Heating Sheet Metal MetalWorks MetalWorks MetalWorks
Works succeeded Geo M ScottStre ScottStrevell scottStreveIl ScottStrevell
vell Cos furnace and sheet metal de department department department ¬
partment In 1903 and were incorpora incorporated ¬
ted under the state laws of Utah in
1904 1904By
By giving full time and attention to toothe tothe tothe
the aforesaid department they have havemade havemade havemade
made a prosperous business in place of ofside otside ofside
side issues out of them themThe themThe themThe
The company is composed of mechan mechanics ¬
ics and all work is put under their theirsupervision theirsupervision theirsupervision
supervision supervisionHeavy supervisionHeavy supervisionHeavy
Heavy iron work such as sheep sheeptanks sheeDtanks sheeptanks
tanks water and oil tanks smoke smokestacks smokestacks smokestacks ¬
stacks and pipes of all descriptions are area
a specialty specialtyThey specIaltyThey specialtyThey
They also do all kinds of copper tin tinand tinand tinand
and repair work workThe workThe workThe
The noted Round Oak furnace Is their theirpet theirpet theirpet
pet and has proven to be the best hot hotair hotall hotair
air furnace on the western market marketand marketand marketand
and the more that are installed makes makesthe makesthe makesthe
the demand that much greater greaterThe greaterThe
The company is pleased at all timeaf times timesto r r rto
to give figures on anything in tin and andsheet an ansheet ansheet
sheet steel work also anything con connected connected connected
nected with hotair furnace heating heatingCall beatingCall heatingCall
Call either phone or address at Pier Pierpont Pierpont PierPont
pont avenue city citySpeaking citySpeaking citySpeaking
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Speaking of beef Marie Cahill star starof strot starof
of Moonshine likes to tell of a con conversation conversation consversation ¬
versation which she head on an Eighth Eighthavenue Eighthavenue Eighthavenue
avenue car the other day Two girl girlacquaintances girlacquaintances girlacquaintances
acquaintances met on the same vehicle vehicleHello vehIcleHello vehicleHello
Hello Annie where you workin workinnow worklnnow workinnow
now Over to = s mentioning a afashionable afashionable afashionable
fashionable restaurant Wot yuh doin dointhere dolnthere dointhere
there Stickin shot into squabs sos soathey sosthey sosthey
they can sell em for quail
The TheOldest Oldest Hide Wool and andSheepskin andSheepskin
Sheepskin House in Utah UtahWANTS UtahWANTS
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