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ANGORA GOATS AS
CLEARERS .OpD
BAND ON ROE & CALVIN'8
RANCH PROVE SUCCESS AS
BRUSH EATERS.
Mahaffey was to" jail in failure to
secure $500 bonds, he having Been
bound over to the grand Jury on
the charge of selling liquor.
Sheriff Makes Turn-Over. ,
Sheriff Marvin ' made a turn-over
of $33,852.96 to County Treasurer
Bell last Friday.
W. I. Calvin of Roe & Calvin,
,who recently put a flocls of 40 goat
on their land Just west, of town, Bays
the billies and nannies are living up
to their reputation as land clear
era. It la interesting to watch them
go after the brush, stripping It of
leaves and twigs: They are great
climbers and several of them will
shin up quite ai good sized sapling to
bend it over. ' Aa brush eaters they
are a success.
Angora goats are used very exten
sively Jn the Willamette Valley for
this purpose, as well aa In many
other parts of the United States. In
fact they have become bo well known
as brush eaters that the United
Statea Department of Agriculture
has Issued a small book on the sub
, Ject for the guidance of those farm
ers owning brush covered) land. An
extract from this, government report
says:
"Land can be cleared of the worst
brush known to this country for a
little less than, nothing by Angora
goats. The way in which goata kill
brush is by continually croppLng .the
leaves and twigs, which serve aa the
lungs of the brush. The continued
' cropping of the leaves makes the
brush, aa it were, sick, caused by the
lack of nourishment. This sickness
sinks to the very extremity of the
roots, thus preventing sprouting. Any
and all kinds of brush are in this
-way easily killed. . Many varieties
are entirely killed by onei summer's
trimming of the leaves. Almost any
are killer by two years trimming. To
clear the worst brush do not cut any
thing that the goats can reach or
bend. The tallest or largest are bet
ter not cut. All trees and saplings
should be cut, and the goata will
keep the sprouts, down."
The government report goes very
fully into the other values -of the
Angora goat for mohair and meat.
Mohair la. now quoted at 30 cents
per pound la. the Willamette valley,
and many people assert that goat
meat Is better than mutton the
browsing habits giving it more the
taste of venison,
Wide Extent Of
Y.M.C.A.Ciiy Work
Big New Building Already Crowded
N With Classes Ovoj- 900
Student Registered, (
PORTLAND, April 12 The extra
ordinary Importance of the, modern
Young Men's Christian association
in the twentieth century city is
emphasized by statistics obtainable
ait the Portland institution.
The great 8 story building -a
Sixth and Taylor streets was op
ened six months ago and considered
ample for twenty years. Within
60 days after the opening every
available Inch of room ,waai being
utilized.
Today It i the permanent resi
dence of 267 men, and 700 take their
meals there dally. An average of
75 different classes, meetings and
gathering are held in the building
every night, Sunday ' excepted.
Three physical directors are regu
ularly employed and more thani 1GO0
men and boys take part in physical
work. There are 2883 members on
the rolls, and In. excess, of 3,000
men visit the building dally.
Probably the most striking state
ment is the fact that the Portland
Young Men's Christian association
has more students than any other
Ingle educational Institution in Or
egon 908 have registered this sea
son. There are clases In carpentry,
Plumbing, brick laying, traites, chem
istry, mining and assaying, aittonio
blUug, go engines, electricity, tele
graphy, bookkeeping, typewriting,
how-card writing, salesmanship, ar
chitectural, mechanical, shoot metal
and free hand drafting, apple cul
ture, poultry raising, and fifty other
subjects.
MAHAFFEY BREAKS OUT
OF JAIL SUNDAY NIGHT
Ulll Mahaffey broke jail Sunday
night and has gone the Lord knows
where and he won't tell. Evidently
Bill had outside help for' the upper
half of tbs Iron-bar door was pried
outward and chunks of wood insert
ed to hold U out while Itlll crawled
through the opening thus made.
Young Nelson, who U in Jail on
charge of forgery, says he heard
voices outside while Dill wan getting
out. Sheriff Marvin has the assist
ants spotted but has made no arrests
M 7t.
BUYS TEEPEE SPRING.
Fred Wagner has bought the well
known Tepee Spring ranch on up
per Trout creek, about eight milea
north of Enterprise, from Mrs. Mag
gie Bloom for $1600.
TAXICAB 8ERVICE.
V I Vereere. demonstrator for the
E M. & M. Co. has. been driving
the company'a handsome E. M. F.
"3ft" over the city the past week
and explaining the merits of thla
make of automobiles to those who
are interested In machines.
The recent ralna have put, me
roads, in bad condition but just as
soon aa they will permit the E. M.
& M. Co. will place the car at the
disposal of parties wishing to take
business or pleasure trips over the
country. It carries four passenger
and will be found a most conveni
ent and popular mode of transport
tioa thla summer.
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OUTSIDE PAPERS GIVE COMPLI
MENTARY NOTICE MANY
HORSES COMING. (
Everybody Is coming to the sixth
grand annual Horse Show to be held
In this city next Saturday. La
Grande, Pendleton, The Dalles, Wal
la Walla and Baker City papers have
ill copied' the article on the Horse
3how that appeared in this paper
last ,week, and a number of promi
nent horsemen are mentioned, as In
tending to come.
Each and every one of Uie papers
have highly complimentary remarks
to make concerning the excellence of
Wallowa county stocto horses, cat
tle and sheep.
It la getting to be an accepted
faot all over the Northwest thati for
ill that la good In livestock Wal
lowa county produces the best.
There will be a number of new
horses shown for the f h-sti time next
Saturday. The band will play, end
Jiere will' be a line time for all lov.
era of fine stock.
Notes of the) Show.
L, P. McCubbin of Lostlne has
bought tihe handsome black 3-year-old
Percheron recently brought Into
the valley, by Ruby of Portland, for
2400. It la one of the finest young
italllons ever seen here and will be
an object of much Interest at the
Horse Show next Saturday.
Another new horse will be a mag
nificent gray Percheron, 4 years old,
brought In by the famous McLough
lln Bros, of Columbus, Ohio.
There will be many disappointed
people, If Jack Johnson falls to
bring In Clarion. One never tires
jf looking at that beau Ideal of
road horse. ;
The sheepmen are promising to
make quite a display of blooded rams
and ewes. '
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Varnish your furniture and wood
work with Che-Namel. Guaranteed
not to mar or scratch. For eale by
W. J. Funk ft Co.
Clean-Up Fever
Becomes Epidemic
Home 0run , Anticipate Special
Day And Get Premises In
Order.
Friday, April 15, Is Clean-Up Day
and over the residence portion of
the city hardly any one to waiting
for that day to put their yards: In
tit condition for critical Inspection.
Alleys are being cleaned too, and
In some instances property owners
are .remembering the request of! the
Improvement league and raking the
street In front of their premises.
Out Main street in the business dis
trict Is bohig saved Intact for the
grand finale.
Let everybody get hi line with
hoes and rakes and baskets and
clean up. It should be a matter of
civic pride to have things clean.
There la nothing you can do that
will show for more than a few hours
work picking up the trash from
about your premises. There Is
nothing that will make bur city so
beautiful, so desirable, so attractive
to strangers coming in as cteanH-s
neas ud neatness, not only foi our
residence sections but In the streets
of th business portion.
Children ehould be taught to not
throw paper on the streets or
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ERE'S the beautiful and impressive entrance to the hew twelve story
building now occupied by our friends
Hart Schaffner Sr Marx
Good Clothes Makers
whose fine clothing we handle so much bf. We're glad to show you
this handsome illustration; it speaks well for the merchandise we sell; it
is a monument to a continuous policy of maintaining the highest stand
ards of good quality in clothes-making; all wool fabrics, when cotton
mixed cheapness is the rule; the best of tailoring; the most perfect styles
and models; the highest type of fine clothes made. ,
We're glad to be identified with such goods; and you ought to be. -Honest
merchandise, with an honesty you can be sure of, is like , V
an honest man; we are all benefited by associating vwith such
merchandise and. such men.
You'll find this store the home of Hart ' ' . ,
, , . . . Schaffner & Marx clothes, and of much
' V other merchandise of a similar sort;
good quality always.
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sidewalks. They should be taught
that It is a direct hindrance to the
growth of a town, and a lessening
of the values of property.
Unfortunately the practice Is by
no means confined to children.
Cleanliness is next to godliness.
Clean-Up.
Watch for Special Sales at W. J.
Funk ft Co't.
The high school ball club won
from the K. of P. nine Saturday by
a score of 9 to. 7. .
0. H. Brady, who went to Itock
Springs, Wyo., last week to bring
back his cousin, Wallie Taylor, whom
a telegram reported mentally de
ranged, found' him better than ex
pected and together they went on to
Kansas, whither Taylor was Journey
ing when he had hl attack.
The annual meeting of the Alder
Slope Ditch company was held at
the court house, Saturday afternoon
and the following officers elected:
President, Sam Litah; vice presi
dent, W. E. A. Watson; secretary
and treasurer, A. R.. Murray. These
three officers with the addition of
H. C. Laird and O. J, Roe form tne
board of'directors.
Silks, Silks, Mlra, Tussah, Pongee
and Shantung, etc. All klada and
colors at Funk ft Co's.
FOR SALE
' Recleaned Timothy Seed.
Call on or phone Woolgrow
ers Warehouse Co., ; Enter
prise, Oregon. 9Sb2
Make your selections in Undermus
llns now while you' may have a
large stock to select from at the E.
M. ft M. store. ''
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WEDDING BELLS,
Mr. Steve D. -Houck and Miss
Ethel H. Sheets, both of Joseph, were
married at the M. E. parsonage in
thla- c7, by Rev. C. E. Trueblood,
Saturday, Apra 9. at 11:30 a . m.
They .were accompanied by Mr. and
Mrs. c. A. Colunsworth of Joseph.
STALLION BOOKS.
Indiapeneable records for owners
of stallions, containing description
of mares, dates of service,, time of
payments, and a"! necessary data,
printed a good paper and strongly
bound in boards with cloth back,
for sale at this office or aent post
age prepaid on receipt of price. $L
Ladies and men's rVHn mA Art-.
I lng auto glove at Funk ft Vo's.
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