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The Garland globe. (Garland, Utah) 1906-191?, January 24, 1914, Image 19

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In the month of April, 1913 UMN
Mined to arise a new spirit for Are
protection of the town. The town
hoard put In several new hydrants.
The lire hoys got together and re
organized the Are department. On
the evening of April 23, 1!13, they
tret In connection with several ot
the town hoard and the president of
the Garland Commercial club and
discussed the fire cause pro and con.
Then the following organization was
effected: P. I). Balrd, chief; E. V.
Schneider, assistant chief; C. E.
Wilson, captain of chemical engine;
WOL Schneider, assistant captain ot
chemical engine; Alfred Mlchaells,
secretary and treasurer.
Members of the department: R. H.
Francis, Geo. F. Grover, Ernest Jen
Ben, L. W. PreBton, J. J. Thompson,
F. Manausa, E. L. Mervln, Ernest
Duccette, Wm. I-angnausen, W. T.
Hudson, Ferd. Hlngham and Harry
At this meeting the boys appointed
various committees and have since
worked very faithfully, lty-laws have
been drafted and more means secureu
for the department. The boys
were not satisfied with the
engine alone and so got to
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Bl"f '" Fire Department of Garland.
work and with the assistance of the
town board, secured NO feet of good
hose, a $125 hose cart, extra fire
buckets, extension ladders, and vari
ous other extras Including sufficient
chemicals for the engine to fight a
l(.rge fire. The boya feel that their
equipments are very good for a small
city our our size and we are In a far
better condition to protect property
than many of the larger places. The
fire house is located In the center ot
the town at the rear of Jensen Broth
er's store. The fire apparatus Is bo
arranged that they can work jointly
with the sugar company fire depart
ment. There have been Beveral fires at
which the boys have done excellent
work and saved many dollars worth
of property. The Manausa picture
hOW building, the Vanfleet building
! twice, Schnleders out buildings and
many other minor fires. The Vanfleet
building lost last May Is practically
the only place that has been totally
Fielding and surrounding territory.
(once called poverty Hat), is In the
north end of the world from Bear
, River valley and Is the first conunun-
I ity to take water from the Hear river
I canal.
The name of Fielding was given at
the time .his H. Hess was chosen
Bishop in 1894 and the town was
plated about thiB time. Our present
ward population la about ninety
families with 500 bouIb.
The town was Incorporated In 1910
and the incoming town hoard consists
of the following well known and pro
gresslve citizens: C. VV. Earl, presi
dent with F. J. Walker, F. S. Peck,
W. E. Packer and George Godfrey
as trustees.
We have two well stocked and
Bft V ' "if
managed general merchandise stores
v. lili-h Biipplli'H Fielding and vicinity
1th up-to-date goods at fair prices.
'I lie bent social hall In the valley.
An up-to-date school with five teach
era and an enrollment of 1M pupils,
good well water for culinary pur
poses an nb'indance of canal water
for our Irrigated lands. A happy,
prosperous and contended people.
The first grain raised In this part
of the valley was in the summer ot
1878 (at that time this part of the
valley wbb called South Plymouth)
dry farming was carried on exclu
sively until 1892 when the Bothwell
canal (now the Bear Ulver canal)
was finished and water from the Bear
river was first used to Irrigate with.
Since then both methods of agricul
ture liiis been followed with about
one-eighth of the area under dry
farming, wheat being the main crop
and under our present method of
cultivation yielding as high as 50
bushels per acre with 2," to 40
bushels quite common.
On our irrigated lands we raise all
crops that can be raised In this alti
tude and climate with yields as high
as 5 to 8 tons alfalfa per acre, 75 to
125 bushels of oats, 60 to 100 bushels
barley, 45 to 60 bushels wheat, 25
tons sugar beet, 300 to 600 bushels
potatoes and other crops In proper-
I tlon.
Our live stock Is nmong the best
I in the state Including fine bred
Hambulet sheep, I'ercheron horses
'and high grade cows, hogs and
chickens, In fact if you are looking
for good farm land come to Fielding,
the richest part of the Bear River
The gravity water system Is com
pleted. Water will be running through
pipes by January 1st, 1914. In the
early spring water will be piped out
on sections 36 and 1. This will give
you pure mountain water to a large
area for culinary purposes. It Is the
best apple and alfalfa land In the
i state.
The Utah Power & Light company H
contemplate the running of a line to
Corinne next spring to furnish light,
and power will be used to lift water H
on the bottom land, when approxl- H
mately 2,000 acres of lnnd will be
brought under cultivation. Th dang- H
ers of floods having been removed by H
the storage of the flood waters higher H
up. Will also furnish power for a H
midget flour mill to be erected near H
the old site. This additional land to H
be Irrigated within a mile and one- H
half of Corinne will guarantee suf- H
flclent acreage to raise tomatoes, H
peas, etc. for a new cannery, now be- H
tug promoted by W. F. House and H
we might Incidentally remark that H
the cannery is a go. When Will H
starts anything it will be finished If M
he does It alone. V
A large area has been tiled in the H
vinlclty of Corinne the past season, H
the results have been highly satis- H
factory to the owners. The largest H
body was the old Model farm, now H
owned by J. J. Cralner. Other large H
farms, J. Stearns, S. Owens. Dave H
House, S. N. Cole, A. C. Murphy, H
Lewis Larson, C. G. Abney and J. Y. H
Ferry. The above named gentlemen, H
Automobiles Carefully Overhauled and Repaired " t
Tire Work . Subscription $1.50 Per Year I
I Engine Adjustments
General Repairs Thc I
Satisfaction Guaranteed " H
Newspaper Published in the
Great Bear River I
Giease, Gasoline and Oils by the gallon Valley H
or in Quantities at Reasonable Prices H
One of The Best Garages in The Bear River Valley M
Covers Ihe Entire Valley I
If in Trouble DAY or NIGHT ask Central to give you illlil GiVCS All the NCWS fl
The Garland Garage I
E. V. SCHNEIDER (They all Know Him) H
North Main Street, Garland, Utah A. J. WIXOM, Editor and Publisher GARLAND, UTAH

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