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The Red monti Spokesman
2 . Extracts fwin a Pian .
l'iililisln-,1 1 'v n y Thursday By
-Hew it is onlv the 25th of the month ami my earnings
aw aiHMtt all gone. Of cours«1 1 was com|K*lled to mak«1 som«*
necessary purehas«*s, and the doctor bill ot six dollars I hau
on”. onlv make up my mind
. , to save a . little
. . each ,
“If 1 could
month. But I would have to forvgo some of my pleasure«. 1
iear “As it is. 1 am only working for my hoard and clothes.
and I IX) work hard”.
“If 1 could only save”.
SURSCKIITION K \TKS
Strictly in AJ vkih -*
Onv \ n r ,
$1.50 Thm* month», ROr
Six rtnuitha, .75 Sing lo ct>(4ra, .V
\l> \ KKTISINi; RATES mail«'known
Mai,o all mono«»
all ixminuinn ati.’iia I» II. Il Ji l*. I-
Palmer. Kolmomt. Orogxwi.
En tem i aa »eooml olsuut m attor Ju.v
14 , pilo at ilio !\iaturtle* al RoUmoral,
Oregon. uml.-r lh.' Aet of Mch 3, ll*"^«
I M U ST S A V E
THE WAY TO SAVE -
HAVE A BANK ACCOUNT WITH
Redmond Bank of Commerce
J. W. Brewer. Pres.
B. A. Kendall. Vice-Pres.
G. M. Slocum. Cashier.
We have recently installed in
connection with Maher’s Hard
ware Store, a complete Plumb
ing and Tinning outfit, and in
vite your patronage in this
All orders will receive prompt
attention and the work done un
der the direction of an experi
Pipe and Fittings, Wholesale and Retail
MAHER & WHEELER
Shop at Maher’s Hardware Store,
South 6th street.
Sixth and F streets
JAS DOUGHERTY. Prop’r
carries in stock
that are handled in all
BEN G Ö T T E R
Contractor and Builder
Plans, Specifications and Estimates furn
ished ror all clases of buildings.
Office one block east of Jackson’s Hardware Store, Redmond
II M. «
I.. Ml «U K
A PLAIN TALK It. C. I M M K L E ’S
( arrioM ii <’«»mplft** SliH'k «*f
Fads and Figures (liven
Thai Should IV Consid
ered by Fverv Farmer
l sing Irrigation Meth
Redmond. Oregon. July 27. 1911
ods on His Lind
How to Keep it Town From
In tin» first place, buy every The i*ajis«*nger department o f
thing you need in nome other the Oregon Railroad and Naviga-
place. If you have a flouring <>•*" to. and Southern Pacific
... "end , oil ,r , lor
• all h . your Hour. Lines in . . Oregon
has , issu«*d
It sounds bettor to have it come interesting information. Follow-
Irom a distance, even should the
ur,. some extracts taken from
quality I k * inferior. If you have the Us>k;
a brick yard, send olf for your The average rainfall in Oregon
brick: it makes a man fe«.*l im- f‘>r six «ears. 1902 to 1907 in-
, . in a , few car _ loads
i i elusive, shows aggregate
iHirtant to ship
, 1 «•..
of brick, no difference if he <>rn ()re|fon j ^ Thi, l!t o ao
should have to pay more for them
„ion* for the eastern part of
than he would at the home factor- the state than in the Willamette
ies. If you have a good job of \alley.
printing I k * sure and not give it I nder the head of Duty of
Water in Irrigation” the follow
to your home printer. Send it to ing
a city press if it d(K*s cost you An figur«*s
acre of land contains 43.5G0
double w hat it would at home. square f«*et of surfae«* area.
You might give your home print One inch of rain or of artificial
ers the small jobs; it will save supply from irrigation is equiva-
trouble. If you want a barrel of 'l‘nt to *k,hkl cubic feet of water
tv a chest
> . of r upon an acre; being the l-12th
sugar, a sack , of e coffee,
part of a foot in depth. As there
tea. a barrel of molass«»s. a wagon are
1,728 inches in u cubic foot
.Mud ot salt and other things, and 231 cubic inches in a gallon,
send off for them by all means. 1 cubic foot contains 7.48 gallons;
And then you can boast to your that 1 inch of rain, or of
neighbors that you buy your irnxation. on an acre repres«*nts
-ii cost , 27.150
gallons . or , 3.630 . . cubic
groceries in the city. It ,, will
. foot feet of .
you a little m freight and time. water weijcha & L367 ,HHjnds
but then you will have the satis- i jnch uf water on the area of
faction of knowing that your an acre reprcs«*nts 226.392
money will not be squandered in |K>unds. or 113.2 tons of 2,000
building up your own town. If P°unds- In India the duty of
, send , . to the water
you want dry goods,
. of . is one based
. . on foot
. the |K*r unit
«ty. U y«i want a suit of of timo; thi„
m ,.ubjc f„ .t
clothes, don’t buy it at home; you per minute nnd 3,6000 cubic feet
might help build up your town, per hour, or 30 cubic feet less
your merchants would get hold than an acre 'n<-b of water. In
of the money and the profits
Stalt** ^ 'a m a tio n
would go to enhancing the wealth ion
• unit employed
. . . is the . the irrigut-
of your town. Buy everything inch e,|Ua|M 3>Bao cubic inches.
you can from other towns.
and also the second-feet equals
one cubic foot p«*r second, for
Be careful of burning rubbish gauging the flow of rivers and
and other stuff near buildings, streams. A channel or ditch of
The fire at Anker’s hall last Fri- the capacity of one second-foot
day is an object lesson in this '*'*1 i
enough water to
regard. Had the above hre start- mch
• . of , water
. in depth
, .. on or 23.8
t*d at night the flames would iU.rt,s, or 1>;w acrt>ll with 12 inch-
have gained such headway that es in depth. This duty is an
nothing could have saved the estimat«*d one. not an actual one.
tiecause unless the water is con-
veyed in a pipe or wooden or
The LaPine Inter-Mountain has concrete channel, losses arise
been enlarged in size from a 5 throu^ 'M’rr',lalion and eva|s>r-
. . to a c 6 column pa|«er. Ed- *‘rion
cbann<.| during the flow in the
itor Hurd is giving the people in increase in yield due to
his section a good news service.
Potatoes which yield«*d on the
"Everything going out and average 240 bushels per acre
nothing coming in.” Then isn’t without irrigation yielded on the
it about time to reverse things overage 100 more bushels under
raise hogs and stock and liegin to 'rr'Xa,'ori- * abbage under irri-
. , „ nation yield from three to five
tons more per acre than without
you do this you will see a differ- Strawberries yield 5,000 to
ence in your hank account that 5,500 more boxes per acre with
will make you smile.
irrigation. Barley under average
rain yielded 25 bushels per acre;
It was a good business propo- und<*r irrigation 50 bushels,
sition to raise hay in this section
Tconi) yielded from 1.6 to
for sale when it was bringing $30 ^ U,n I* r *cre more under irri-
( to $40 a , U,n. as was .. the case.* two yielded
Hay. one without
years ago. But now it is differ- one ton per acre; with irrigation
ent Hay will not bring more 2‘*,ded th™? croP* amounting to
, pres- nve
of hay with
same in land
than $8 to $12 per ton at . the
ent, and chances are it will con- spring yielded a crop cut for hay
tinuc to drop in price in the fu- July; with two irrigations the
ture. Put hogs and cattle on £ °ver y‘e*ded a second crop of
your farm and save the hay to t
feed U, them. That’s where you for a seconi year" The fon^CTng
will get gixxi returns.
results from the use of water
were obtained in Wisconsin.
July and August are always Approximate increase in yield of
dull months all over the country
all kinds from the use
''"ring _ dry summ.*r
so don’t complain
dull monts are found
times in this part of the state. world.
Lumber ami Huilding M aterial
Rustic amt V Siding
Flooring, Headed Ceiling
All kinds of Rough and l inish Lumber
Iwt me figure with >'< hi on ><Hir nest
lumber bill. Estimates furnishiKl
fr«K* for ull classes of buildings.
Yards on Tilth St. between C and I) streets
P h o n e tU O *2
R H D M O X I ) , O R il.
Jos. H. Jackson
and all kind« or FirNt-rlas«
20 Farm Wagons
A T C O ST .
All First-class, New Stock.
COME AND SEE ME
Joseph H. Jackson,
B. S, (Book& Go
REAL E STA TE
Rea! F state and C ity P roperty
O ffic e n e a r H a n k o f C o m m e rc e
Warren & Woodward
IRRIGATION. SUBDIVISION, LAND SURVEYS
hstimates Furnished on Power Plant*.
^ £=> S
« " « 8 « , ... branch*, of
Rooms 5 & 6, Rank of (ommerre Rldn., P. 0. Box 260 REDMOND