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About St. Johns review. (Saint Johns, Or.) 1904-current | View Entire Issue (April 11, 1913)
OREGON WELL REPRESENTED IN THE PERMANENT
ST. PAUL AGRICULTURAL DISPLAY FROM
"ZONE OF PLENTY."
Oregon will no doubt derive great and
IiitIng:benefUs from the permanent dU
play of grains and grasses In (ho exhi
bit ton room x)f the Northwest Develop
msnf Hague In St. Paul, Splendid
samples of wheat, oati, flax, rye nnd
barley -were part of the atato's mag
nificent agricultural exhibit at the recent
Minneapolis' and Chicago1 land shows and
were brought Kast for display purposes
by the Great Northern Hallway. Com.
mercUl-orgaBlwtlonijt the railroads and
the Development League are carrying on
an extensive publicity campaign to at
tract the attention of visitor In tho
Twin City to the display of the products
of the soil of tho American Northwest
and it Is likely thousands of people will
view tho exhibit annually.
Ono of tho features of tho Oregon
exhibit Is a sample of fall ryo seven feet
high. Varieties of oats include Mam
moth Cluster, Storm King and Silver
Mine. Wlilto Bonanza is also shown in
the display. Crall Fife, Dig Club, llluo
Stem and Red Club varieties of wheat
aro well featured in the Oregon grain
exhibit. Excellent flax samples and six
row barley form a part of the display.
Shelled grains in glass jars complete the
grain exhibit. Grass samples Include
timothy, red clover, alslke, alfalfa, buach
grass, lluo joint and brume.
In tho Oregon exhibit aro a large num
ber of jars containing tine samples of
processed fruits of different varieties..
The forests have provided an exhibit of
woods of soveral kinds. The exhibition
room Is well supplied with Oregon liter
nturo descriptivo of the state in general
i : til.- rm. . Lli.ti l.
nun uf iTJiiiuiuiiuicj, iiiu tumult l upvft
morning, afternoon and evening and rep
resentatives of the League give Informa
tion about the states of Oregon, Minne
sota, Montana, Washington, Idaho and
the UAKOias, tne seven states wulch'ta
Development League is seeking to advance.