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10 Pages rl w 10 Pages ! V I m ^> A W eekly Newspaper Devoted to the Interests of the Settlers of the North Side Tract. No. 16. Vol. I. JEROME. IDAHO, JUNE 22, 1911 $2.00 Per Year THH HAY CHOI* heavy Demand fur Machinery and Men to Harvest It. Keferelict* need only he made to the records of our implement deal this week to demonstrate to some ers extent that there is some hay being j on the tract. The demand I and tools has taxed grown for machinery dealers to their utmost capacity necessitating rush orders being sent to near hy supply houses to till the The records show that I >n r orders. fully fifty mowers have been sold to farmers in this immediate vicinity, •thing like twenty hay rakes, SHIIII be-ides several stacking and raking outfits. From one w ho has taken a little care in gathering statistics, it conservative estimate that in i- a |,.s.s than 7,500 acres of alfalfa will this immediate vicinity this season, which will include the crop put in this spring, which will yield one cutting this f;t)I. These figures may * 1 * 1*111 exagera tol to those not acquaint«*! with mditions on the tract, hut the actual acreage will exceed these fig be cut in ft ures if anything. Fully one-third to one-half of this aereuge Was put in last year or the year before, and and at a low estimate will yield up wards of live tons jM*r acre from three cuttings, while the usual yield from alfalfa Sown the same Season i' ll w ill thus alsiut one ton per acre. 1«- s,M-n w hat the has crop amounts to in tld* immediate vicinity, and the many thousands to the fanners who hereto i*n compelled to si •lid off the tract for thi* J dollars it IlirallH for«* liavt* I their money product, DliVHLOM HOC1 KAISINU. J hog* and cattle in The supply the Northwest is far In-low our local is the sentiment of F. A. Freeman, a financier of Fort land, who is considéré«! authority on the pre-i-nt lime the supply conies from At the stock question. Kansas and Nebraska, and is brought in trainlomls through the heart of Idaho, which has equal if not sii|H*rior facilities for produ«* st«**k to these eastern states. Here on the North Side tra.-t we f growing the t olorado. mg have the reputation lin«-t alfalfa that can !*• fourni any - the yii'ld where, ami from now on Hogs w ill thrive alfalfa li«-l«l, aiul lie«*l only a w ill Id* abundant. m an short |* rii"l «>f grain f«**liug to lit them for the market Then* is no why a hog cannot I** put on reason the Portland market from Southern ehi-apiT than on«' much Idaho, from Nebraska, tint- giving th<* far : A goo* mer here a greater protit. mail«* along start ha* alr«*ady been this line hy several of the farmers the tract, and more arc prepar ing to follow this example. Mr. Freeman further says: "A feature of the liv«*st«**k situa on (inn in this northwestern country i* ..pportnnity f"r profit in b"g Finishing an alfalfa-f«*<l raising. Img for market on wheat at a prie« of 7 cents per pound will bring than »1.2 a gross return of more per bushel. Seven cents is less than that first-class the average hogs have brought in the Portland union stock yards during its entire price I* I iod of operat ion. "Hog raising has with marked success in certain s«v triiil out tions of Idaho, and it is a matter <>f hanks, knowledge that numerous whose customers in hog raising along with general farming I lave changed their inci tions in a few years from borrowers to seekers for loans outside for the have specialized employment of surplus funds." Two robbers, while being searched on an Oregon Short Line train near Spencer, Ida., Saturday, olliccr and the conductor, held the passengers at hay, stoppe«! the train and escaped, but were afterwards captured and are held nt Idaho Falls. si mt an The Farmers Smile. I he conditions existing in Un county are well summarized in the following paragraphs take Ironi an interview with ('. A. ICI uier, published in the Statesman •oln n I ue-day. Judging from conditions in this immediate vicinity) lieve the estimates are we lie very conser vative, and that the exports of pro duce will he even larger than anti cipated. The facts that the crops in the Mississippi and Missouri valleys have been practically destroyed for the want of rain, will insure good prices for our surplus products. Is it any wonder that the Lincoln county farmer wears ;j smile that won't come off : "Agricultural development in Lincoln county,'' saiil C. A. Kliner of Shoshone, « ho is in the city, "has lieeli extraor dinary this spring. Not only have a large iiumlier of new (ssiple come in, with the expressed intention of reiuain ing iHTiiialicntly, hut those who have In-eii living in the county, and particu larly those w ho have had Carey act land, are developing larger acreages than Is* fore There in apparently every pros peel that this fall, for the first lime in the history of farming in that county, there will lie large ex ports of farm pro duce, in addition to the usual half mil lion or w> of fat lamhs and sheep that will In- sent to market. "one of the noticeable feature* of tin* year'» ilevelo|iincnt ha* t***n the large acreage pul out ill fruit tries, particular ly iu winter apples ami prune*. The ex l*-rieuee of the last five or six year* iu the lew orchard*, ill existeiue ill the shoshoiie, (looding and t llagenoau it* ha* apparently satisfied a I* olmerverw that l.ili lieighlMirhn large uuuds-r of ein coin county laud* are eapeeially adapu*) to the growth of winter apple*, eointeqiwuee then* ha* hardly l**-n a iu the county, who i* making my effort at the improvement of Id* A* a (; armer put out a small or Mauy carload* of tn*e* wen* ship}**) iu during (he UKiulh*. •Trop *lali»tint *•• far gal hen* I on the laud* of tin* Idaho Irrigation Company that the acreage planted to |*ita laud, who ha* not chard. ■ally spring hIiou (in* ami onioiiH in very lann*. anti that I fortum* at l»*awt .Vi*», witli ordinary g< mi tn yin.uni hiiMhel* of |Kital<*** should I** *liip|*sl mu this fall and winter, am probably Inn.non lm*lu*l* of onion*. I** *ide* larg«* crop« of grain, pat«*i that the alfalfa crop home market," ll in au tlei■ will liuil a ADVLRTISINO IDAHO. Some criticism has been indulge«! hy the press of Southern Idaho against tin* railromls for their lu-g in l«*-t in properly a«lv«*rtismg this We are in r«*'«*ipt of an mvt ion. Hurley, general ■nt of the < tn-gon Short artiid«* from 1>. K. passenger ag« Lin«* rail mail, to the effis't that the entitled "Potato Profits in story Idaho," recently publicity department of the 1 nion published in sent out hy the Pacific railmail, was throughout the states f Massaihusctts. Rh«*le Island, New York, New 2,9-Nti papers «* Maine, Wrniont, Jersey, Pennsylvania, t'onnectieut, Indiana, Kentucky, Marylaml, lllinoi*, Iowa, sippi, Arkansas, Nebraska, Missouri and Wy Teniu'ss«*«*, Missis Louisiana, Alaha ma, These papers have a com ommg. bincil suliscription list of J, lliff, I an«l allowing five readers to each suliscription, which is the puhlish ' usual estimate, it may he safely story has ers said that the potato caught the eyes f l. r ),Sl.i,ti:Vi per II sons. The circular letter is sent out hy the V. P. and O. IL S. relative to southern Idaho. quite a numlier of strangers have been seen on our streets the past flat week or so, and as some very tcring land sales have been made in this time, it may he concluded that they were not all curiosity One real estate Arm reports real es aggregnting over seekers. (ate conveyances »2*5,000 in the past two weeks. A visit to this section at the present time hy anyone interested in land, is the ill convince him that now Land value; w will time t<> buy. steadily increase from now on. advertising The demand *»u our him ns necessitates our issuing a ten-page paper again this wci ,J L fO FII-LD MOTHS. farmers Now In the Midst of Haying with Abundant Yields Reported. This week ushered in the haying season for the farmers in this sec tion, and the click of the mower can he heard on every hand, yield will Is* far beyond the expec tations, as the alfalfa plantet! last season has made a most remarkable The growth, due to the local rains ear lier in the season. It is conserva tively estimated that many fields w ill yield over two tons per acre the first cutting. Clover has also made a remarkable growth, and other pasture grasses are equally proficient in quantity, which fully demonstrates that with our abund ant supply of water, there is no question as regards the feasibility of preparing land for pastures and the ultimate growth of the stock industry here. (■uy Tow le, manager of the Towle hand Co., will commence cutting one hundred acres of alfalfa the last if the Week. lie Witt (jm-n-au commenced op erations Monday on a 200-acre field uf alfalfa, which he is cutting for Hill & Class. M. !.. Parsons basa field of alfal fa on his acreage tract that bethinks is hard to heat. Actual measure ment shows much of it to he 48 inches high. There are a numlier of fields of volunteer wheat noted in this sec tion, which, while not having any irrigation at all, is estimated will yield from 20 to 150 bushels per acre. HcWitt quercau ha* 25 acres of tw-aiis that promise au abundant yield this year. It is asserted that l**ans are a very profitable crop in this section. Mr. Qucrean also has a fine orchard of 20 acres. L. J. Anderson, who lives just northwest of town, has aUmt three fourths of an acre of alfalfa, w hich is hard to surpass. It stands over three feet high and he exi>eets to cut over two tons from it the first cutting. Tin* Settlers Heeluiming and Op •«immeneeil operations «•rating t'o. Th.y f alfalfa t«> cut in tin* hay (i«*ld this week, have over ô<KI acres o which they estimate will average two tons tier acre or liettcr from this cutting. No wonder so many farmers on the tract com«* to town with the broad grin on their face, as they hmk ov«*r their w aving alfalfa stand ing thru' lift high, or more, ami in full bloom, reaily for the mower. A few cuttings like the first one w ill wipe «>ut all the indehtedinw on his laud. If any one has any doubt* of the clover in practicahility of raising section, th«*sc doubts can be this relieved by a visit l«> tin* farm «>1 11c was exhibit .lohn Met !arity. sample of clov«*r ln*r«* la*t inches in mg a week that mcasurctl JS John height, ami in full bloom, also had a sample «>f timothy that measure«! Ill inches in height, anil not fully headed out at that. It would he impossible to accu was rately estimate the number of acres of alfalfa that will he cut in this immediate vicinity this summer, hut it would take four figures toex However, there need he press it. mi fear of a surplus, as every week addition to the stock on the secs an The prevailing price for hay t ract. in tin* field is from »•') to »(1 per ton, which would warrant a price of »S or »!• per ton slacked. after being Fnsl Roberts, manager of the Wittily (ilenn ranch, expects to vest at least 'JIX) tons of alfalfa from A crop of 175 acres, this cutting. which was put in this spring, from present indications will also yield upwards of a ton per acre later on. Mr. tirant, who is owner of the ranch, expects to heavily stock the tarm this tall \\ ith cattle, Ih*!jc\ iiig there is move money in feeding tin produce than in hauling it >>11 tin* farm to sell. M. Sonnichson has U*en about as fortunate as any one we have heard of in the orchard line. A year ago he set out 2,700 apple trees, and a careful scrutiny of the same at the present time shows that out of the entire numlier only four have failed to show any growth and these were killed hy rahhits eating them, trees have made a remarkable The growth, some of the limbs showing a growth of 10 inches already this year. The state supreme court last week handi-d down quite a lengthy de cision in the case of West vs. the Twin Falls Canal Co., a case which was taken up from Twin Falls ujsm application of West, who had pur chased school land, to compel the Canal Co. to furnish water for said land. The court in its decision granted the application, affirming that it was incumbent upon a water Co. to furnish water for all lands that were under its canal system. An application for a rehearing of the case has been made, as will lu seen from the Statesman of last Saturday : "In the case of tin* state and 11. against the Twin Falls Canal Company, in which tin* su West T. preme court yesterday rendered a decision granting the application of the plaintiffs for a w rit of mandate to compel the canal company to furnish water to West and other purchasers of school lands under the canal system. Attorney Jess Hawley apjieared before the su preme court yesterday morning and made oral application for permis sion to file an application for re hearing. "He said that the matter was not only of great importance to the settlers under the Twin Falls canal system, hut to settlers under all tlie other Carey act projects in the state felt that question had not been as presented to the court as and in consequence he some phases of the fully they should have lieen on account of the magnitude." A petition was circulated here last week,ami quite generally signed, asking the governor to stay the exe cution of Nimrod Frio, who is under s«*ntenee to hang July 1 I, until af ter the trial of J. Frank Trammer, his accomplice, It will 1«* remem licrcil that Fric and Trammer were arrested for a murder committed in It is claimed that the Nevada. forthcoming trial of Trammer will show that ho tired the fatal shot, and that I'ric was an unwilling w it ness to the affair. Being a much younger man, lie was easily influ enced hy Trammer. Unfortunately t rie's trial was lirst, resulting in a death sentence, and it is now urged that the execution of this sentence he liefern*«! until it is ascertained hat points may lie brought out in the Trammer trial. It would seem under these conditions the governor would take a humane view of the matter and grant the prayer of the petition. w After Idaho Print. Commission men al*mt the coun try arc sending inquiries to tin* office of State Horiieulturist John McPherson, socking information as to the prospect for the fruit crop. From whence the communications are coming, it is apparent that the rep utation of Idaho fruit has traveled the widely varied sections throughout the country and that, moreover, dealers everywhere are considering handling the product from this state this season. In every case Mr. McPherson has been able to give the l«'*t of reports •erning the outlook for fruit, for the information which is being re ived at his office daily from in sjieiiors from every part of tin* state com ft is to the effect that conditions wen never better and that a banner crop is everywhere anticipate«!. p g f*razer Rres w i_ huyette Cashier P R ' KARTZKE. VICE Pres C F. MASSEY Asst . Cashier TTr o 5 P E W o f U) » fee, 9 'O; -o C' <0 |W G Z ro. ft o r* f O; o o X -5" to. 97 in iP % V o O O •z K A o < FARMERS CLOTHIERS CO VA (/) S ^05 n t e <S> o tft <%> "1, 9 Q O V) O t or o * T> « S X G <«*\ G O A « o <T £ 'P ft 0 -S' v 2 x ws.* ■ o o IT ^ U C C E S Established January 2, 1909. A Square Deal to All; No More, No Less. FENCE WIRE We have just received two car loads of the popular ELWOOD, AMERICAN ROYAL Rabbit-Proof and Hog-Tight Fencing ORDERS PROM PTLY FILLED All Sizes of Galvanized Steel Irrigating Tubes Frazer-Moore Comp'y Heavy &, Shelf Hardware, Stoves, Ranges, Etc. JEROME, IDAHO ICE ! ICE ! E ARE MAKING DAILY W Deliveries of Ice. Patrons whose names are not on our Daily Call List and wish ice, call Phone 71 or notify our driver and we will fill your orders promptly. Jerome Livery Co. Phone 71 ICE ! ICE ! Imported Hackney Stallion Fortrey Active no other white. Sired by Halloo Carton Dane; darn, Fortrey Rose. Bred by William Gifford Butcher, Holywell, St. Ives, Eng. Registered in Ameri can Hackney Stud Book. IMP. FORTREY ACTIVE is a chestnut; blaze and P"ortrey Active Will make the season of 1911 as follows: North Side Livery Barn, Jerome Thursday, Friday and Saturday of each week. Balance of time at the DeVoe Orchards «S: Stock Farms Co Five Miles North of Jerome. This Horse has been inspected by the State San itary Board and found sound in every particular. TERMS OF SERVICE For the season. $13.00. $2.00 at lime of service. $10 due Sept. 1st. 1911. To insure mare in foal. $15.00. $2.00 at time of service and $ I 3 due March 1, 1912. If marc is sold or removed from county, money becomes due at once. will not be Due precaution will be used to prevent accidents, but we responsible should any occur. The De Voe Orchards &. Stock Farms Co., Owners W. A. AMBROSE, Attendant. J V.