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NEW CODE BILL PROVIDES CHANGES IN ADMINISTRATION OF SCHOOLS one 'if the most important bills under the legislature at this session w the proposed school code, prepared .mil pn sented by a special commis sion The hill is being carefully coli i,i. red ami it is probable it will tiring forth opposition when brought to ,i vote ill the two legislative houses. The code provides for a stale board ol education of seven lay members. ipolnted by the governor for a term of seven years. One member is id lie appointed annually. The board is to he non political, non-sectarian and is to have charge of all matters pertaining to state education. The Btate superintendent of pub lic instruction wili he the secretary of the board, with present powers. \n amendment to the state constitu nun will he proposed to ptovide for an apoplntlve executive head of the slate school system to replace the present office of superintendent of public instruction, with salary, quali fications and tenure of office to he determined by the state board of education. Make One County District. The hqi provides that all local school districts, excepl those to be known as school districts of the lirst class school districts Of Mrst. sec olid and third class cities and em ploying '.'"> or more teachers and a superintendent- will lie combined into one district lo lie Known as the county school district. School taxefl, according to provis- ions of tin' cod", will be levied uni formly throughout the county, out side the Brst-chuss districts, and the funds will be expended where they are needed throughout the county chool district, under provisions of the code. The code provides for a county hoard of directors to consist of five members lo be elected by the dis trie! lor a term of live years each, with one member elected annually. Directors of the county school dis trict will constitute the county hoard of education, with power to hear and decide petitions, employ rural supervisors and lo apopint one or more sub-district trustees and, oD recommendation of the superinten dent and by unanimous vote, pay the board of certain resident pupils. SEND $2.00 mii>l receive poitpaid one FANCY BEICK CHEESE, w«-iKlit about !> Him. THE MILK HOUSE, >111 \#. Sprague Aye.. Spokane. CARLYLE HOTEL ISO clean, comfortable rooms, 7&r per day ami up. Weekly rates. 803 Second Aye., Spokane. "FUOM CHEAPEST WANTED ■rOFINEHT BUILT.' 1921 Is Vif lA 1 Prindnal Ace Year Jl3i J^s. ''^Point^ 81 // THE SUPER-COMFORT ROAD CAR If We have plans under way to make \\ // Hi,. ACE tli" most popular cur in wash- \\ // intftuii tho coiiilmk Hummer. \\ // Tin. u'K represent* tl)« utmost in far \\ // value and shows its beauty and bul>- \l / Htantlnllty not only in appearance—out 1\ / mls.. in power, i'iißini>orinß excellence, 1\ [ .nut performance on the road. Specification details and interesting llHiHtrated booklet will be sent on re l '"ir^yoiir territory is still opfn k<m par- // \ tloularn of our Hiiocial Dealer's offer, II i\ Apex Motor Corporation // \\ Ypsilanti, Michigan. // \\ GENERAL DISTRIBUTORS I \\ CORPORATION Jl \ 1407-1413 Eleventh Avenue // 1\ Seattle. Washington M Road Car & L^ ■'^^j\'- . ■• \M l~ \,_ y I ■» MOTEL RlDPATM.Yffliraia ■j^ " '' Where you /cc/ right at Home - ' • l^fvfiMMM ■IVMk Newly refiited -■ Cozy and Modtrn ||)(Ttni "TEH *^fi|B^*» ->^~>fX Thi' office of the county superin tendent of schools is to ba discon tlnued nfter December, 1023, :md It to be replaced by an appolntiTa county superintendent who shall have direct and actual supervision over all schools in the district, the nomination of teachers and other employes, the direction of work and of sub-district trustees and field su pervision, the preparation of the an mini expense budget and the devel opment of the building program of the county school district New Tax Provisions. Truler provisions Of the proposed code, ihe county school hoard may levy up to I.' mills for maintenance and up to IJS mills for maintenance and. builflngs, the part for building! 10 lie placed in a separate fund. The hoard may levy up to 38 mills by a vole of the people. The code pro vides that bonds will be paid in an nual or semi-annual installments; and that a Sinking lund may be in vested in bonds maturing before the funds arc needed. Tin' code provides thai apportion ments from ihc mate and county funds will be made one lialf on the liasis of teachers employed and one hall' on the basis of the total days of attendance. Constructive attendance will be eliminated under provisions of the code. Provision is made for equalization as between districts lor the support of the state department and education and for vocational edu cation. The current state school fund is to be raised lo $30 per census child in place of the $30 now provided. Nominations by Petition. The code provides that nomina tions for positions on the school board shall be. made by petition and thai when only one candidate ap pears for Ihe position or for each place to ho filled. Ihe hoard may elect such person without the for mality of an election. According to provisions of the code regular elec tion Official* will handle the school election in the years in which the general elections occur. Two or more districts with a popu lation or more than 50,000 may com bine tor the maintenance of a pa rental school, the code provides. Shoots Large Eagle. HAKTLINK. —Theodore Bvers, liv ing ciist of town, recently shot an eagle. It measured six and one-half feet from tip of wing ii> Up. He is having it mounted. [LWACO, — Victor Holmes Sunday shot and Instantly killed his wife and tlii'ii turned the revolver on himself, tiring seven shots into his own breast and Inflicting wounds from which he died. CACL US r*ii' 13 V PHONE TB*\i»3fV GRAHAM jQQ&fifS* LIVESTOCK CO. 2616 E. Broadway, Spokane. The beat place in the Inland iSmpiru to Buy Livefltook, The Colville Examiner, Saturday February 26, 1921 v Poultry Notes Standard-bred poultry, as the phrase is commonly used in Amer icn. is poultry bred to the stand ards established by the American Poultry association. The principal point* considered are size, shape and color, according to poultry special ist-; in the United states department of agriculture. Btie and vhape arc breed chjrac ten and largely determine the practi cal values of poultry. Many stand ard breeds "are divided into varieties differing in color, but identical in every othei respect. Color is not a primary utility point, but as a sec ondary point often conies in for ■pedal consideration. For example, a white variety and a black variety of the lame breed are actually iden tical in table quality, but because some black birds do not dress for tho market as clean and nice looking as white ones, it often happeis that they are not as salable. When a Hock of fowls is kept for egg production only, uniformity in color is much less important than approximate uniformity in size and type, yd the more attractive ap pearance of a Hock of birds of the same color justifies selection for color as far as it can be followed Without sacril'ifThK any material point. When a poultry keeper grows his own stock year alter year, he should by all means use stock of a well established popular standard breed. By doing so and by selecting as breeders only as many of the best ■specimens of the (lock as are needed to produce the chickens reared each year there is maintained a highly desirable uniformity of excellence in every practical quality and a pleas ing uniformity in color. Whitewash Keeps Down Disease. Whitewash is effective in killing miles and other vermin ami may be used freely in spraying the poultry houses, bTOod coops and rosts. In badly infested places it is advisable to clean and spray with a stronger disinfectant and in about 48 hours follow with a good spray or coating of whitewash. An effective white wash for this purpose is made as follows: Slake half a peck of lime and .di lute it with :.'() gallons of water; add l pound of salt previously dissolved in water: lo this mixture add ~ quarts of crude carbolic acid. Ap ply with a spray pump or brush. This, if properly put on, not only kills the mites, but destroys all their eggs and makes the house or any building where it is used fresh and clean.- Cleanliness is of the greatest im portance in keeping lice, mites, fleas and other insects under control. The poultry houses, roosts, dropping boards, brood coops and all other places that the fowls occupy should be kept clean. An abundance of light and fresh air should be pro vided. While these things can not be depended on to keep away lice and mites, they make it easier to de termine when the pests are present and help to keep the fowls healthy, vigorous and better able to with stand an attack of lice and mites. Hick or diseased fowls are always the first victims of these parasites, which makes it important that the fowls be kept healthy. Winter Egg Production. With the average small farm Hock where hens of a general pur pose breed are kept, it is most sat isfactory to let the hens do the hatching. ir the hens are of a non broody breed, however, it is neces sary to use incubators or to purchase baby chicks. Whatever the method of hatching, it Is most important that it be done at the righ teomfit it l)ii done at the right time of year. The proper time of hatching varies with different localities, being earlier in the south and latest in the extreme north. The aim should be to hatch the chicks at such a time as will al low the pullets to reach their full development and begin laying in Oc tober or November, poultry special ists in the United States department of agriculture say, as these earlier maturing pullets must be depended upon very largely for the fall and winter egg production. Late hatched chicks do not mature in time to pro duce fall and winter eggs, nor do they live or grow so well during the hot weather. Breeders' Directory. The office of farm markets of the Washington State college has just is sued a directory of breeders of pure bred -stock of this state. The book let is illustrated with cuts showing some of the prize stock. It is mainly designed to show livestock men that lino foundation stock can .be ob tained in this state and to show where such animals may be pur chased. If you have a flock of hens, and some of them lay 40 eggs while year, selecting your breeders will pay big dividends upon the time spent. Apple Train Moves. WENATCHEE. Solid trainload (shipment of apples out of the dlß trlit whs resumed Saturday for the the first time since before Christ mas. Spokane celebrated her 40th birth day anniversary Feb. 17. Wheat Growers' Organizations Strengthen Credit of Fanners Washington Association Contracts to Handle 14,000,000 Bushels of 1921 Wheat; Will Hold It to Avoid Flooding Market at Harvest Time; Movement Helps Credit. Slabilization of the Northwestern wheat market through orderly selling under most'favorable circumstances and at a time when the requirements of purchasers are such that the best market conditions may be taken ad vantage Of, is one of the primary objects of the Washington and Idaho Wheat Growers' associations. The two associations operate from a central office at Spokane. The associations are just completing the orgnnization period, but the success achieved is such that there is little doubt as to the outcome of the venture. In general the associations are co-operative selling agencies operating under a non-stock, non-profit plan, commonly known as the California plan. The plan proved highly successful, not only in taking advantage of exist ing market conditions, but in creating a demand for products of the Cali fornia state. In Washington. Oregon and Idaho, the associations are endeavoring to secure under contract 15,008,060 bush els of wheat —about 25 per cent of the total production. Approximately 14,000,000 bushels of this has been contracted, according to statements made recently by George C.' Jewett, general manager of the organizations. At the rate at which new contracts are being received. Mr. Jewett esti mates that the associations will have contracted 30,000,000 by the next har vest. The state of Montana is also or ganizing and has better than 2,000, --000 bushels under contract. It is the plan of the Montana association to cooperate with the Washington and Idaho associations in order that all of the wheat of the four northwest ern states may be sold through a centralized channel, according to Mr. Jewett. Price Not Guaranteed "Leaders in the co-operative move ment make no wild promises for establishing a fixed price for wheat, or for guaranteeding or even trying to secure the peak price for wheat, or of overriding the world wheat price." said Mr. Jewett. "Among the things we hope to accomplish are the stabilization of the market, great er economy in marketing the crop, elimination of every possible toll gate between the producer and the miller or foreign buyer, an*l the min imizing of opportunities for manipu lation of the market. "Growers on the other hand, are for the most part, not joining the association with the idea that the as sociation can remedy all their mar keting difficulties and insure them a top price for their product, but sim ply to put the marketing end of their business in competent hands and to endeavor to wipe out some of the agencies which prey upon their busi ness under present conditions. The general conclusion reached by those getting in line with the new associa tion is that the farmer cannot de vote his thought and energy to the work of production throughout the year, and then transform himself after the harvest into an expert salesman who can hold his own against the world of highly trained representatives of buying organiza tions. "At present 90 per cent of the wheat crop of the Northwest is mar keted in the fall under conditions of forced sale. One of the prime pur poses of the associations is to do away with this unsatisfactory con dition, stabilize the marketing sit uation and move the wheat from northwestern farms in a businesslike manner and in quantities the mar ket can utilize advantageously. "The plan of the associations' sell ing agency will be to distribute the marketing of the crop over a 10 --month period, endeavoring to get in on the bulges that occur in the mar ket each month but dispersing the crop In a regular and systematic manner and making no attempt to hold for top prices. Under this sys tem the farmer would not be forced to put his wheat on the market im mediately after the harvest but would be able to obtain a price which would at least be the average of the year's market. Every farmer who is a member of the organization will receive a uniform price for his wheat in accordance with its grade and quality. Operate Direct "We hope to do some exporting and to sell the remainder of our total volume to mills and exporting companies, operating as direct as possible to eliminate overhead ex penses and middlemen's profits. It is our opinion that through the ap plication of sound economic prin ciples and scientific selling under the direction of experienced salesmen, will ulso be more beneficial to the consumer, inasmuch as It will reach him more directly than it does under the present system. The price he will be obliged to pay will be based more closely on the price the pro ducer receives and not "loaded" with middlemen's profits as is so often the situation now. "Our operations for this year involve the handling of about 2,000,000 bushels, and have proven quite successful. We have been able to finance our growers to an amount approx imating "•> per cent of the value of their wheat at the time of delivery, which advance has per mitted them to provide for their maturing obligations as is usual to the fall season. We are not in any sense a holding company or a price-fixing concern, but our purpose is to merchandise wheat that is, sell it as the markets will absorb it In a scientific and economical manner. This, we be liove, will have a very material stabilizing effect and as the vol ume so handled increases, it will give the producer something to say about the price which should be reecived. "There is nothing in our .pro gram which does not fully recog nize the economic principle of supply and demand, but we do hope to leminate speculation and manipulation of the market, and we believe that the supply can be regulated to better meet the demand and without the present, customary effect of depressing the market when large offerings are made under the present sys- tern in the fall, are sold. "The cooperative movement is spreading among wheat growers of the United States and Canada, and although all the associations of the country may not be linked up with one selling organization they will all have the same stablizing effect on the market. If the movement con tinues as it is now developing, the larger part of the wheat crop of the United States will be marketed un der the cooperative plain in 1925. The Storage Plan "The association does not plan to go into the warehouse business any further than is necessary. It is not the aim of the association to de preciate the physical value of the property of the farmers or old line concerns and it will take over or lease the elevators now standing, ac cording to the wish of the old organ izations. "It has been the experience of the Washington and Idaho associations that the elevator companies are glad to lease their elevators to the asso ciations to be operated under the direction of! the association. Here and there it will be necessary to provide storage facilities, but it will be the general plan to let the estab lished companies handle the wheat at the standard storage rates. "For the purpose of erecting new storage facilities where such may become necessary the association will set up separate warehouse cor porations to be financed by means of a stock issue within the associa tion. Will Increase Credit "Bankers have studied the plan and have agreed that the system will increase the farmers' credit. The experience in Washington and Idaho has been that the federal reserve has cooperated with the association by re-discounting trade acceptances, and every indication is that when the financial situation becomes normal the federal reserve will give even greater cooperation." Mr. Jewett emphasizes the fact that the wheatgrowers are not pio neers in the cooperative plan. The plan being followed has proved suc cessful in marketing for many years, particularly in California, where it is being used to handle citrus fruits and other crops. The California growers compete with a broad world mar ket, yet they have met with great success in marketing their crops through cooperative associations, ac cording to Mr. Jewett. Mr. Jewett also cited the instance of the association of prune growers in California, members of which re ceived a considerably better price for their pruit than did growers of Ore gon, who were not organized. Cali fornia egg producers have also ac complished a great deal regardless of the fact that they compete on a world market. The contract adopted by the wheat growers' association, according to Mr. Jewett, is absolutely binding, and once signed holds the grower for six years. New President at Yale. NEW HAVEN, Conn.—James Row land Agnell, son of the late Presi dent Angell of the University of Michigan, was unanimously elected president of Yale university in suc cession to President Arthur T. Hartley by the fellows or the corporation last Saturday. SHAMEK'S, 417 Union at., Seattle, Hem* stitchlnjr, Accordion Pleating. Box Bid* Pleating. Cloth Covered Button*. ■ Hall orders handled prorpptly. INFANTS' wfeAF^AjY^JJEJMJfcECRAEY the tialcnny of t.he Emporium. Infants' wenr. stamped goo<K fanes' goods. ssard' corseYs KBntiary?~C rof»pT^Sliio(r NTfiiwiulat. jjEWfc. MADAME MAJER -#■■£■& Hyde Building. All OMlBJN) stylei pleatlne. but- VIH rons, timidlng. h*m- rti_rphln_«._ ow^ LADIES' TAILOR. • ult to HOFFMAN, Ladl?*' Tailor. Mart* •n Inok llk» new W »1S Snrw«ii» »r> MATERNITY HOME " DR. MARY SWARTZ. ORADT'ATR MIDWIFE. TRAINED In Kurope. Modern equipment. Rood home, before and after confinement, 4111-4(12 I.indelle Blook. Spokune GRADUATE CHIROPRACTORS I c. C. BERKEY, A. M. O. C. » Chiropractor. 700 Shernnod I Hide. Graduate. Nafl School m Chiropractic, ChlcaKo, ill. m MUter DeKree State Utii ™ versity, Lincoln, Neb. LEONARD C. HAVES, DC. Chiropractor 333-34-35 Peyton Bldg.. Phone Main 1444 Spokane, Wath. Office Hours: 9 to 12, 2 to i. Phone Connection. F. W. MIEDEKING Chiropractor 72fi Peyton Bldg. Spokane. Palmer System JAMES MURRAY, D.C., Ph.C. Palmer Graduate Chiropractor 400-1-2 Spokane & Eastern Bldg. Spokane, Wash. Phone: Main 1542. Ees.: Main 2812. Office Hours: 9 to 12 a.m., 2 to 5 p.m. And by Appointment. THAYER A THAYER Licensed Chiropractors Henry R. Thayer, D. C, Palmer Graduate Mrs. Odessa H. Tliayer, D. C. 810-816 Fernwell Bids., Spokane, Wn. PHONES Office. Main 17S0. P.es., Mai. 749. j SAVE THAT OLD SUIT Try the Odorless Way For ten years the French Cleaners have been located on Third Aye. and Washington. IVo branches. We clean and dye with a clean conscience. Postage paid. French Cleaners and Dyers Washington and Third SPOKANE P. C. SHINE LAWYER Commissioner for taking affidavits In and for the courts and L.and Registry Offices of Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan. SPOKANE, Wash. Send $2.00 and receive postpaid ONE FANCY BRICK CHEESE Weight about f> lbs. THE MILK HOUSE 411 W. Sprague Aye., Spokane, Wash. fßig Money at the Top for the man or boy who trsJna himself "from the collar up." Write or Tialt the The Jenkins Institute Spokane. E. J. HYDE CO. Manufacturing and Retail Jewelers. Watch Makers, Gem Cutting, Repair- Ins of all kinds. 9 South Howard Bt. MODELCAFE Open All Night SPOKANE'S HIGH CLASS FAMILY RESTAURANT Come and Bring the Family 710-11-12-14 SPRAGUE AYE. $200,000 Per year From one 200 barrel well We will have 3 wells on our land this year, 12 next year. Figure your profits trnm only one share. 600 Is sues in all. Par value $250, now $125 per share. A square deal. A sure investment. All we ask is for you to write for prospectus. Seeing Is be lieving—and we'll show you. Devil's Basin Montana Oil Co. Inc. 705 Mohawk Bldg., Spokane Sailors' Middy Blouse* FUnael $10; Serge $15; Cap Cloth $12.50 1/- 11 • 1305 Ist Aye. IVelly 8 Se*«U jSmßLrri" !"•? b," d'l"1 fr"m c or*. flNli'n' Af"- Fe"- Cliwiy, Peach. Plum, <JBHB B'irubbMT. PUuti. RMpUrrlM. Bl.rk "\lV^^* S"!* I**!™- I>«wb.rri«. A.pir.iu-. TT V,, *^i / lo"*rtni fimib.. Row, I JrHf- H«dl», Nut and Mhi.'a Trsee.