OF COUNTRY ARE
OWNED ON FARMS
State of Washington Has 42,428
Miles of Certified
"One thtird of all the motor
hides in the United States are to
be found on farms," said Walter P.
Chrysler, chairman of the board of
directors of the Maxwell Motor Cor
poration and the Chalmers Motor
Company, in New York recently.
"It is estimated that there are to
day 3,500,000 motor- cars and 400,
000 motor trucks on our farms. Iowa
with nearly 200,000 motor cars and
trucks leads, with the following
states in the order named: Pennsyl
vania, Kansas and'Nebraska.
Forty Per Cent on Farms
"Forty per cent of all the cars in
the South are to be found on farms.
"The National Automobile Cham
ber of Commerce recently made a
survey of trucks on farms and re
ports from 40 per cent of the coun
ties in the United States showed
138,308 trucks on the farms of those
The survey showed that
on 256,060 farms in Alabama there
were but 2,416 trucks while on 80,
415 farms in Iowa there were 7,318
"It was also revealed that there
were but 223 trucks on 86,660 farms
Kentucky while in Texas there
were 4,079 trucks on 86,839 farms.
"Figures were obtained showing
that 2,014 tracks were found on 17,
763 farms in Washington,
and 1,034 trucks on 33,864 farms in
Mr. Chrysler pointed out how the
automotive industry has made pos
sible the greatest of all construc
tion industries—road building.
"Washington has 42,428 miles of
certified roads, 1,273 miles in its
primary systems, 1,697 in
miles of certified roads, 1,177 miles
in its primary system and 1,628 in
its secondary system.
40,200 miles of certified roads, 1,163
miles in its primary system and 1,609
in its secondary system.
"In 1922 Oregon constructed 212
miles of road at a cost of $5,469,
765.72; Idaho constructed 208.5 miles
costing $3,400,439.26 and Washington
built 60.5 miles costing $1,961,389.31.
In each instance the Federal Govern
ment met about half the cost.
"During the year the state of
Florida built but 5.1 miles of roads
costing about $35,514.43. Even Rhode
Island did better. That state con
structed 7.9 miles of roads at a
cost of $342,756,29.
"Oregon has 481.2 miles of Federal
Aid roads completed,
miles and Washington 371.7 miles.
Oregon has 105.7 miles of such roads
under construction, Idaho 94.4 and
Washington 75.2 miles. The roads
Washington under construction
will cost $2,669,726.01, in Oregon $1,
513,305.25 and In Idaho $1,420,132.77.
Oregon has 41,826
"A study of road building statis
tics will satisfy anyone that there
is a definite relationship between the
economic health of a state and its
road building program.
Washington had a total
of 210,716 motor cars
Oregon had 134,125 and Idaho 63,
874. Registration revenues during the
year gave Washington $3,291,671.70,
Oregon $3,340,519.58 and Idaho $812,
all the states Washington is
the number of cars
registered, Oregon 27th and
"A table of numerical increases
registrations during 1922
30th and Idaho 46th.
In a table
tion Washington and Oregon are tied
for 27th place with a percentage of
'3.7, and Idaho 47th with 5 per
increases in registra
"Washington has a
6.5 inhabitants, Oregon to
5 8 inhabitants and Idaho one
It is in
to every 8 inhabitants.
note that Oregon ranks
14th and Idaho
"The effect of the wheat depres
in a study
sion can plainly be seen
of motor car statistics In the three
Pacific Northwest states."
James Nifong, a resident of Mos
cow for 43 years, died at his home
in that city at the age of 91 years,
1 month and 15 days. He is survived
by eight children and 15 grandchil
Secretary of War Weeks announced
on Sept. 24th, the sale of the Gorgas
Plant and other government lm-|
provements on the land of the
Alabama Power Company, at Muscle
Shoals, to the Alabama Power Com
The sale price agreed was
Great Interest and surprise were
evinced by James B. Inglis, the lord
mayor of York, England, and Mrs. I
Inglis, when they stayed for a few
hours in Seattle, on their way home,
via San Francisco and New York,
The surprise was occasioned when
they learned how young a city Se-1
attle was; and to hear of the rapid
development of the state afforded I
them great Interest. "We have an
official message from the people of
Old York to the citizens of our young |
American namesake," said the lord
mayor. In their luggage they carry
the 300-year-old mayoress's chain, I
worn by all York's mayoresses, and
a replica of the # lord mayor's chain,
two strands of which are 500 years
The earthquake in Persia still con
tinues nearly every day, according
to word from Taskhend. Numerous
shocks have been felt up to the |
frontier of Turkestan.
J. H. Wickham, aged 70, celebrated
his birthday by playing 70 holes of |
golf over the Hyperion Club links at |
Des Moines, Iowa.
There will be a shortage of lilies
in the United States next spring, as
virtually the entire stock of bulbs ln I
Japan has been destroyed by the |
earthquake and fire.
United States navy seaplanes won
first and second places in the inter
national seaplane race for the Schnei
der cup at Cowes, England,
world's chief naval air trophy.
The official itinerary of David Lloyd
George's American tour is as follows:
October 5, New York; 6 to 8, Mon
treal; 9, Ottawa; 10 and 11, Toronto
and Niagara Falls; 12 and 13, Winni
peg; 16, Minneapolis; 16 and 17, Chi
cago; 18, Springfield, Ill.; 19,
Louis: 20, Louisville; 22, Indianapolis;
23, Cleveland; 24, Pittsburgh;
Washington, D. C.; 27,
Va.; 31, Philadelphia; Nov. 2, New
A delegation of women's clubs was
informed by Hiram Johnson in Los
Angeles that "the proposed anti-child
[labor constitutional amendment will
receive the almost unanimous ap
proval of the coming Congress and
then will be speedily ratified by the
The Polish Countess Cecilia Potops-1
kaka, whose maiden name was Kos-1
cluska, and believed to be a descend
ant of the American revolutionary
hero, has been sentenced to death
for espionage, on behalf of Poland,
in the alleged betrayal of 15 Polish
communists to the Polish govern-1
After a long, long fight, the ladies
Canada have at last convinced the
Canadian railways that the ladies
should have equal rights with men,
and so the Canadian National con
tinental trains leave Vancouver, B. C.,
with a "ladies only" smoking com
partment attached to the sleeper.
The German "middle class" is fast
dying out; they are almost starving,
finding it impossible to follow their
professions, even to eke out a daily
home for the aged in Charlottenburg,
opened in 1915, richly endowed, has
been obliged to close its doors.
George Frame died recently in
Sacramento, having passed the last
seven years of his life penniless and
ill at the county hospital. He was
writer and newspaper man, and
once a political leader in California.
He is said to have been the only
newspaper man surviving who accom
panied Coxey's army on Its famous
The pageant "Wayfarer" had only
nominal success during the two weeks
it was showing in Los Angeles. The
atrocious, only five
nights of good weather,
rainy and cold. The play was staged
in the Coliseum stadium at Los An
Passive resistance in the Ruhr con
celled by Germany has ceased.
premiers approved the de
of the government and de
cision . .
dared the readiness of their states
defend the unity of the reich.
However, there is still much unrest
in the occupied territory.
the United States Department of Ag
riculture to be 28,000,000 bushels.
Idaho wheat yield is estimated by
Community and church organiza
tions all over the state are busy get
ting ready for the many activities
during the winter.
ceived 6,000 pounds of milk on one
day just recently. Increasing busi
ness makes the farmer think well of
the dairying business in this com
crops are reported from many Idaho
counties this year, the yield per acre
will average considerably more than
any previous year.
have completed extensive survey of
oil structure in Eastern Idaho, with
indications for oil extremely flatter
The Wendell cheese factory re
Splendid wheat yields and corn
The University of Idaho geologists
A large crowd witnessed the closing
performances at the thirteenth an
nual Kamiah Fair. It is estimated
that over 3,000 persons jammed the
stands and side lines to witness the
It is hoped that the Boy Scout
drive at Lewiston has proved a great
success, and that the funds received
will be sufficient for all needs for the
dates set for the fair at Grangeville.
it promises to be the best fair ever,
October 10, 11 and 12 were the
and the has forth
every effort to make the exhibits and
entertainments eclipse anything of
After inspecting a number of fields
where strawberry root weevils were
found to have been injuring the
plants, County Horticulturist Harry
isaman will not permit the plants to
be shipped out of Clarkston. Many
growers are not aware of the state
requirement that all plants to be
shipped out of the state must be of
| ficially inspected.
The American Order, Daughters of
Sacajawea, apd the American Indian
Association, jointly asked Governor
C. C. Moore of Boise, to proclaim an
American Indian day in Idaho. The
Indians are claiming national recog
Lition; more than 17,000 Indians were
j n the world war; 10 were awarded
the croix^de guerre;
rated for bravery, and 10,000 in the
American Red Cross,
150 were deco
The Idaho Power Company has
erected a fine fountain at the west
en( j 0 f Malad bridge, on the old Ore
g 0n Trail, four miles north of Hager
I massive lava rock structure of beau
constant stream of pure water,
triangular plot of ground, leveled
an( j fenced, adds much to the beauty
The fountain is housed in a
from which flows a
of the spot.
William J. Cox, inspector of agri
culture in Northern Idaho, and J. C.
j ansenj inspector of agriculture in
Southern Idaho, are very busy in
specting lettuce and apple shipments.
They may require several assistants,
as the crçp is very heavy. All those
selling or buying produce should un
derstand fully the inspection re
| j n g ver y close, the plants are in ex
The head lettuce harvest is draw
cellent condition in some districts,
j w kile j n others they are not so good,
| j ce jj er g lettuce is bringing $4 a crate
in New York, and it is thought prob
able that the Lewiston Orchards let
. tuce will bring |5 a crate owing to
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Eating What You Save
Prepared by the Extension Service, State College of Washington
Use 3 cups of canned tomatoes
or fresh tomatoes cooked. 1 tsp.
salt; 1 tbsp.* onion juice or few
drops onion extract; one-fourth tsp.
paprika; 1 cup of toasted graham
bread crumbs, or cooked yellow or
brown rice and 2 tbsp.
Cover the bottom of the baking
dish with a layer of tomato; add
salt, paprika, and toasted bread
crumbs or rice. Repeat, having
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make toasted bread crumbs, grate
bread into fine crumbs, melt fat;
toss crumbs in this until well
Tomato and Egg Salad
Remove skin from firm ripe to
matoes. Cut hard boiled eggs through
the center, and remove yolks. Mix
with salad dressing and refill whites.
Turn tomatoes bottom side up and
stand refilled whites in the places
where part of core was removed,
Serve on lettuce leaf with more salad
dressing. This is a very pretty
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