La Grande evening observer. (La Grande, Or.) 1904-1959, April 18, 1911, Page PAGE 6, Image 6

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today that the principal rates of In
crease fa Oregon In 1910 as against
1909 ae. In the total value of farm
land alone. 262 per cent; In the total
value of farm land buiM'riv 243 , 671000 as against $132,338,000 In 1900
per cent; In the average vatue per an increase of $21,233,000, or 243
acre per farm, namely 8 per c:nt. ,
The statement shows In detail that
the number of farms reported In 1910
was 45,128 as compared with 35,837 In
1900, an Increase of 9,291, or 26 per
Cent ' , I '.'".;',-!, , J
Farm Values.
The total value of farm - land and
buildings was given In 1910 as $453,
1900, a gain of $6,628,000 .or 102 p:r class 15 per cent In 1910 and 18 per
cent " " teDt n 190i an( tbose conducted by
. The total acreage reported In 1910 f manager, 2 per cent In 1910 and 1 per
was 11,628,000 acre as compared with cent In 1900. ' ' '
10,071,000 In 1900 an Increase of 1,55V J Of the total number, 37,456 of farms
000 acres or 15 pdr cent . ' operated in 1910 by the "all owners"
The Improved acreage was returned ; cia88 there were 24,877 or 66 per cent
acre of farm land alone, 211 i: cent;
' In the average value per acre of farm
land and buildings; 197 per cent; in
the total expenditures for fertilizer!,.
133 per cent; In the total value of
farm buildings alone, 127 per cent; In
the total eipenditures for labor, 127
per cent.
The total value of . all farm land
alone was reported in 1910 as $409.
949,000 as compared with $113,138,000
in 1900 a gain of $296,811,000 or 262
p.r cent. '
The total value of farm buildings
.-er cent; In the total value of all farm aione wn8 giveri In 1910 as $43,622,000
Implements,, and machinery, 102 per
cent; In the total Improved farm acre
. age, 28 per cent; In the whole number
of farms, 26 per cent; and In the to
tal farm acreage, 15 per cent.
The only Increase during the decade
among the Items for which per cents
are given In the first section of the
summary, occurred In the average
as (against $19,200,000 la 1900, an in
crease of 24,422,000 or 127 per cent.
In' 1910 the value of the farm land
alone constituted 90 per cent of the
total value of farm land and buildings
as compared with 85 per cent in 1900.
The reported value of all farm im
plements and machinery was $13,135,
000 in 1910 as against $6,507,000 In
j Of Course We are Honest and Ac
curate ; ::'V:.-'i
or wo eould not conduct the successful business ;
we do. ' But it is as well for you ,to know that
when you buy goods at this store you are amply
; protected- . : .. .,. , ,. .... ,:
This Store is Up-to-Date
We use all the latest mechanical contrivances
that make mistakes a practical impossibility. All
you need trouble about is the selection of" your
. purchases. "With our modern appliances your
; protection is absolute and complete. " .
The George Palmer
Lumber Company
Retail Department f
We solicit your orders for Shingles, Rubberoid
.' Roofing, Deadening Fell, Building Paper
We are prepared to furnish and deliver material,
( i promptly, , Phone Main 8.
Li , . ' .. . . ' U
in 1910 as amounting to 4,253,000
acres, as against 3,328,000 in 1900 an
increase of 925,000 acres, or 28 per
The improvt d acreage formed 17
per cent of the total acreage In 1910
and 33 per cent sin 1900.
The average acres per farm repott
ed in 1910 was 258 as against 281 n
1900 a decreased 23, acres, or 8 per
cent ; . :
f'The average value per acre of faru
hand and buildings In la s ated $3
$39.01, as against $13.14 in !9C0, a rite
of $25.87, or 197 per cent. !
The average value p;r t; of farta
land alone in 1910 was reiorted is
$35.26, while in 1900 It was $11.23, the
amount of gain being $24.03, or 214
per cent. ' ' ;
Color of Farmers.
Of the whola number, 45,128 6f
farms reported in 1910 there wefe
44,511 or 99 per rcent operated tyy
white farmers and 617 or 1 per cent
by negro and other non-white farm
ers as compared with a total of 3.i
837 In 1900, of 'which 35,286 or . 9
nnr ont wfirm conducted by white far
mers" and 551 or 2 per cent by negro
and other non-white. The Increase In
the number of farms of white farmers
during the decade amounted to 9,225
and In the number of farms of negro
and other non-white farmers to 66
Farm Ownership,
The total number of farms operated
in 1910 "by owners, part owners, and
owners and tenants, comprising the
"all owners" class was 37,456, as com
pared with 28,963 in 1900, an Increase
of 8,493. . , ' j
The total number of farms conduct
ed In 1910 by cash tenants, share ten
ants, and cash and share tenant3,
comprising the "all tenants" class, was
a against 6,366 in 1900, an in
crease, of 327, (
The total numbers of farms oper
ated by managers In 1910 was 835, as
compared with 508 in 1900, an Increase
of 327. .. -
The total number of farms operated
by the "all own?rs" claBS constituted
83 per "cent of the whole number of
farms In 1910, and 81 per cent In 1900;
hose operated by the "all tenants"
reported as owned free of incumbr
ance, and 12,579, or 34 percent mort
gaged; for 270 of those reported as
owned frea, however, no report of
mortgage debt was secured.
In 1900 information - was secured
concerning the "owned farm homes."
At that time 21,628 or 76 per cent were
reported free from debt, and 7,010, or
24, per cent, mortgaged. There were
iC2 in 1900 for which no mortgage re
port was secured, these being includ
ed in the farms free from debt. The
census bureau has no Information re
specting the number of mortgage
farms leased to tenants. .
Distribution According to Acreaage
The statement rrlit!v3 to Jarnsa dis
tributed according to certain acreage
groups show that those of 19 acres and
under number 5,942 in 1910, and 3,071
in 1900, a gain of 2,871; of 20 to 49
acres, 6,829 in 1910. and 4,083 In 1900,
an increase of 2,746; of 50 to 99 acres,
6,758 in 1910 and 4,673 in 1900, an In
crease of 1,085; of 175 to 499 acres, 9,
321 in 1910 and 9,228 in 1900, an in
cimz cf 22: ' ef EC2 9 "rm 9.
709 In 1910 and 2,440 in 1900, an in
crease of 269; and of 1,000 acres and
over, 1,713 in 1910 and 1,287 In 1900,
an increase of 426.
Acreange Group Proportions.
Of the whole number of farms, those
of 19 acres and under formed-13 per
cent in 1910 and 8 per cent in 1900;
those of 20-49 acres 15 per cent in 1910
and 11 p.r cent in 1900; those of 50-99
acres 15 per cent in 1910-and 13 per
cent In 1900; those of 100-174 acres,
26 per cent In 1910 and 31 per cent
in 1900; those of 175-499 acres, 21 per
cent In 1910 and 26 per cent In 1900;
those of 500-999 acres, 6 per cent in
1910 and 7 per cent In J1900; and those
of 1,000 acres and over, 4 per cent In
both decades.
The expenditures for labor In 1910
reached the sum of $11,011,000 as com
pared with $4,843,000 in 1900 an In
crease of $6,168,000 or 127 per cent.
The expenditures for fertilizers
amounted in 1910 to $63,000 while In
1900 it was $27,000 an increase of $36.
000, or 133 per cent.
S.,MOLITOR. M. V. PUysiclan and
Surgeon. Corner Adams Ave. and
Depot street Office, Main 68; Resi-
' dence 69.
Drs. Richardson & Loughlin,
Physicians and Surgeons,
Phot es Office Black 1362; Ind. 353.
Office Hours 9 to 11; 2 to 5; 7 to 8.
Dr. Rlrhardson's Res. Main 55; Ind.
312. ' '
Dr. Lou.hlln's res. Main 757; Ind.
1297..- : . -
The preliminary comparative summary follows:
All Farms by Acrcnage, Value o f Land, Buildings, Implements, etc.
" cent,
of In
crease 1900-.
j.iLJi iLii. uulj rami,! j . uiLJiiaaiBnaE
;! Complete Equipment'JorlResetting ann Repairing ,
Rubber Buggy Tires ,
D. FITZGERALD, Proprietor
All farms 45,128 j , 35,837 - 26
Total acreage ....j . 11,628,000 j 10,071,000 15
Improved acreage .' j 4,233,000 j" 3,328,000 j ,28
Averag; acres per farm ... 258 281 ' 8
Value of land and buildings .' $ 453,571,000 $ 132,338.000 243
Value of land .'......!$ 409,919,000 $ 113,138,000 2G2
Value of buildings ..................! $ 43,622,000 j $ 19,200,000 j 127
Value of implements and machinery.. $ 13,135,000 $ 6,507,000 102
Average value per acre of land and
buildings J 39.01 j ,$ 13.14 197
Averag: value per acre of land alone. .1 $ 35.26 $ 11.23 214
Kxpendlturcs for labor j$ 11,011,000 j $ 4.843,000 j 127
Expenditures for fertilizers j $ 63,000 j $ 27,000 j 133
C. H. UPTON. Ph. O. M. PhysU lan
and sargeon. Special attention to
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Office
to- La Grande National Bank Build
ing. Phones: Office Main 2, Res!
dence Main 32.
DR. H. L. UNDERWOOD Physician
and Surgeon. Special attention to
diseases and surgery of the eye.
Phones: Office Main 22; Resl-
3E0. W. ZIMMERMAN Osteopath
. Physician. Sommer Bldg., Rooms 7,
8, 9 and 10. Phones: Home 1332,
Pacific, Main 63, Residence phone,
Black 951. Successor to Dr. C. B
'' Moore.
J. C. PRICE. D. M. D. Dentist. Room
23. La Grande National Bank Build
lug. Phono Black 399.
DR. P. A. CHARLTON .Veterinary Sur
geon. Office at Hill's Drug Store
La Grande. Residence phone, Re
701; Office phone, Black 13C1; Inde
pendent phone 53: both phones a)
Chas. E. Cocbran and Geo. T. Coch
ran. I a Grande National Bank
Bldg.. La Grande, Oregon.
T. H, CRAWFORD Attorney t Law.
Practices in al lthe courts of the
'- State and Unt Hint. Office in
La Granao Nuuuu Banc Bldg., La
Grande. Oregon.
D. W. C. NEI.S0N Mining Engineer.
Baker C'ty. Oregon. ; '
When yo. " v a cold a
Chamberlain's ;4-,h. RemM.;, It wii;
won fix you up ail i:ht mid mJ. ?..?.
my tendency toward pm'iimonia. l
remetiy contains no opium or other nar: t ..
and may be given rcriiidf otiy to a bttl
as to an adait. K" ' Spiers. ', '
Jfotice to Publishers.
Notice is hereby given that sealed
bids will be received at the office of
the City Recorder until Wednesday
evening, April 19th, 1911, for the
printing and binding of fifteen hun
dred copies of the rules and regula
tions governing the water department
and the plumbing rules and regula
tions, to be printed In pamphlet form.
Also give prices on 1,000 and 2,000
Jots. Sizes and style of bindings can
be seen at the recorders office.
By order of the city council, April
12th, 1911. -
4-14-5t - Recorder.
When yonr feet are wet and cold, and
vour bod v chilled throntrh and through from
exposure, take a big dose of Clmnilierlain's
Cough Remedy, bathe vour fett in hot
water be lore going to bed, and you are al
nioet certain to ward off a severe cold. F-
Is a genuine smile Of delight when his
wares turn out as he likes them. That
smile is continuous with us. Every
thing at this bakery is appetizing and
toothsome as well as healthful.
We respectfully invite your Inspec
tion of our plant at all times; also
solicit a part of your orders.
, 213 Fir St
You Must Try en a Gossard
Corset to Halae Why
, It Kneels, . '
The Gossard Corset shown here
is model O and is for the wom
an of ' full proportions.: .It
makes a solid figure appear
slender and graceful. . The bust
fits close, without raising, the
bust when seated, $8.50. Other
models $3.50 and $5.00.
Mrs. Robert Pattison
Phone, black 1481.
Decrease. ' ,
All Farms by Color of Farmer, Tenure, Acroaagr- Groups, etc.
Amt. .
of in
crease, 1900-1910
I 111! hi
B.7S!liT?i',ia?ddl?V1cJ,t0 15,10 an'1 a sample Latwt Modol
Hangar Wty-cle lurnLshcd ly us. Our aernUevery where are mukluir
Wh?,rSKBuL SH.'"" "LA05 U "PPreve of yonr
I x nlimnn
which time you may ride tl.o bicycle nd i.ut It to a" test ySuwlsh
It you aw then not perfectly butlslicd or do not "isl .to kefeD the
FACTCaY WIZIS 8Taleibicyeles It is
luir airect of us ntui nitvA t.h, . , ,
ll.....ln AA MtXT Dliw . I ; " --"- snrinmi in-iunu your
All farms by color of farmer ) .'
White farmers
Negro and other non-white farmers
All farms by tenure ,
All owners
Ownrrs, free ,....;
Owners mortgaged ,.
All tenants .,
Managers , , .. .
Distribution by acreage groups
19 acres and under '.
20 lo 49 acres
50 to 99 acres
! 100 to 174 acres ,
175 lo 499 acres ,
f00 to 999 acres
j 1,000 acres and over
. JM
' 6,291
lOU KitLL EE iSTQafSKE9?hni,?B ",.rtiroiuion
SECOND HAND afCVCLEa. W r. .i j j, .... . . ... .
I 1 1 1
JfalJklB at Hatfilu irji-.or rrlaiipK..
PJ ISeigelhjrn Prniske-Proo! $
.... -M.srg7-.w---jafg&-. 1 1
A hundred thoumd
v .37 I 6.36IT 471 ridiW.wry durable .ndK'vltu feiMi W
835 1 508 1 - 3"lia'lto(ruWr.wh;chtcverl-
i-. ' Pjraertd .whiqh closes tin smpUVi4
I 45,128 35,837 9,291 I sllowir.c the air to escupe.OS 77 -
I 0!,4-i I 3071 , 2,8(1 statlngJhatthtnrcL'VB.IiaveoiilybseniwmpedinMmce IjW A"'punciuratMos"B'
6,829 1 4 08.1 I 2 746 itwl5?'l,:5H'l!i,u?u'''lS,T' Tn? wcljfhuo mow than JWL f"fJ "U" also rim atri i,H'
o ,-"0l'l ap orUlntryilr&thf;Vbtr)ren'JriUiiB-ni)alItlea being to prevtnt rim uttlr Thl
I 6,758 4,673 2,085 9 f"p by veval JtiWpt tMtiv siKJClnli proi)!irc5 tf r will outlast ny oth
i uc-ei on. whrleonthe trcwl 1 1 ri ar t-rlrtt ot thec tlsrj nicke-COs--T, CLASTIC and
I H.86 I 11.0t.5 801 isllO.Wperpalr.bntfofeipnVposiiWyrs RA3 Y KIDINO.
I 9.321 9,228 S3 y KuAMK All ordonsWpprt same
I .2.709 2.4,0 2C9.SSK, uma w,
I 1-713 1.287 ; 42G SSiSSfe
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