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THE MORXING OREGOXIAN, SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, 1922
VEAL PRICES HIGH;
, SUPPLY IS SCARCE
"Leg Roast Offered at 28 to
LAMB NOW PLENTIFUL
Prime Rib Roasts Selling at 30
Cents and Quality Is Said
. to Be Good.
Veal is scarce and high this -week,
say market owners, and although re
tail prices will remain about the
same, there is not a large supply In
Portland shops. The quality offered
Is good and the scarcity is said to be
due to the season of the year, when
farmers are busy with harvest and
are not bringing their young calves
to market. A good leg roast of veal
la priced today from 28 to 30 cents a
Lamb is plentiful and the quality
la good. Choice leg of lamb can
be had at 30 cents a pound and
chops are priced from 25 to SO centa
a pound, according to the cut.
. Quality of Beef Good.
The quality of the beef offered
this week as well as last is much
better than for some time, the color
being a bright red and the texture
of the meat firm. Prime rib roasts
of beef, of select meat, are 30 cents
a pound. Pot roasts are 20 cents
and boiling pieces are priced from
12 to 15 cents a 'pound. T-bone
steak is 35 cents,, round steak la
25 cents and short ribs are 15 cents.
Pork, which has seen several
fluctuations In the wholesale price
recently, has remained practically
unchanged to the housewife. Shoul
der roasts are 25 cents a pound and
loin roasts are 32 cents. Choice
pork chops are 35 cents a pound and
shoulder pork steak is 25 cents.
Very select pork tenderloin is priced
at TO cents a pound.
Some markets will offer a special
price on hams today, making the se
lect quality of sugar cured hams 30
cents a pound for the half or whole
ham. Bacon Is priced from 28 to 33
cents a pound.
Poultry Prlcea "Steady.
The poultry season is very good
just now and prices are remaining
quite steady. Fries, select and milk
fed, are 45 cents a pound, although
less select chickens can be found for
smaller prices. Select roasts are 4
cents, small hens are 30 cents and
large hens, 35 cents. Ducks are
40 cents a pound.
Oyster season will open about the
first of September for Olympia oys
ters and eastern oysters will come
in about the middle of the month.
Crabs are considered of- inferior
variety at present, some markets
Salmon and halibut is offered to
day at 25 cents a pound. Sand dabs
are 20 cents a pound and sole is
Pig company, has announced the
lease of 400 acres of logged land
between Montesano and Brady for
hog ranch purposes. Another tract
of 600 .acres . adjoining, belonging
to the Grays Harbor Lumber com
pany, has been obtained in case of
The company will start fencing
and erection of the necessary build
ings at once. Mr. Kelly announced
The old Morgan-Ninemire packing
Plant in Aberdeen has been obtained
for the purpose of slaughter and
curing, which all will be done here.
The same company has a ranch
at Bremerton, where it also has
the city garbage contract, aa it has
HAY, GHAINTO BE SHOWf.
FOCIt STATES TO .SEXD DIS
PLAYS TO PENDLETOX.
Buyers From AH Over Country
to Attend September 18-23
to Inspect Samples.
PENDLETON, Or., Aug. 18. (Spe
cial.) Plans are practically com
plete for the second annual north
west hay ana grain show to be held
here September 18-23. Reports from
wheat center in the states of Ore
gon, Washington, Montana and
Idaho Indicate that exhibits will be
more than double those of last year
and that competition for the pre
miums will be keen. Fred Bennion,
secretary of the snow, is receiving
daily reports from all sections which
have a variety, of grain or hay to
The show will be housed in a pa
vilion of baled hay and will in
clude exhibits from the agricultural
colleges and experiment stations of
the northwerst, all the commercial
wheat varieties grown in the
United States, smut proof varieties.
methods of wheat seed treatment
and' cleaning, cultural' methods,
wheat values, grain grades, Oregon
and Washington hay grades, weeds
and weed seeds, and new rye and
barley varieties. In addition there
will be a display of manufactured
products such as flour, breakfast
cereals, mill feeds.'poultry feeds, al
falfa products and baking products.
During the show, buyers from all
over the country come to Inspect
samples and those in the market for
certified seed wheat see the products
at their best. As a result of certi
fied seed displays last year, there
is a noticeable increase in yield in
1 B E R OUTPUT
Peak of Crop to Be Reached
in Two Weeks.
FRUIT OVERFLOWS MART
Pears, Apples, Melons, Blackber
ries, Peaches, Grapes, Limes
and Plums Plentiful.
PAVING JOBS AWARDED
DOG SCENTS DEATH TRAP
Purebred Holstein Bull Found
Dying in Wedge of Trees.
XIARSHFIELD, Or., Aug. IS.
(Special.) Pug, just a 'yellow"
!og. belonging to Claude Piper of
North Coos river, insisted that his
master and others with him on an
inspection trip through the cattle
range, should look over into a gulch
the dog had scented as they jour
neyed, but the men supposed the
animal perhaps had treed a coon
or flushed a skunk and passed on,
although Pug loitered and teased
for them to halt.
Returning near the same locality,
Pug again signalled or the party
to follow him, but only convinced
them after many antics that they
ought to give him some attention.
Pug led the way to the edge of a
steep gulch, and there Mr. Piper
discovered his purebred Holstein
bull wedged in between the bank
and two fallen trees, famished, and
nearly starved to death. Mr. Piper
believed the animal had been held
in the place for three weeks. As
long as the bull had strength his
head was within reach of water,
but as he grew weaker and no
longer could stand; that relief was
Mr. Piper returned home, two and
a half miles, rounded up tackle and
help and released the animal, which,
however, was too far gone to sur
vive and died within two hours.
Pendleton Improvements to Be
Rushed for Round-up.
PENDLETON. Or.. Aug. 18. (Spe
cial.) Approximately $22,000 in
paving contracts have been awarded
by the city council to the Warren
Construction company, which has a
local plant. The other bidder was
the V. D. Anderson Construction
company of Portland, which bid,
about $3000-higher. Work will start
immediately, and more paving is in
Improvement work about the fa
mous Happy Canyon pavilion now
being rebuilt for the days of the
Round-up will be rushed by the suc
cessful contracting firm so that the
entrances to the big night show
wiU be desirable.
Members of the city council, as
is the usual custom, will refer all
petitions for concessions during
Round-up week to the Happy Canyon
committee to see that there Is no
interference with the - municipal
BUILDING LOANS DOUBLE
WATER PROJECT STARTED
Molalla Ranchers Plan to Form
Big Irrigation District.
. MOLALLA, Or.. Aug. IS. (Spe
cial.) Percy A. Cupper, state engi
neer, will be one of the speakers at
the Lyric theater Tuesday evening,
August n29. Professor Powers of
Oregon Agricultural college, soil
expert, also Is expected to speak.
This meeting has been called to
form an irrigation district,
A temporary organization, with
L. A- Shaver as president and Oliver
Buxton as secretary, has been
working on this plan for the last
two weeks. ' Water rights from Mo
lalla river have been filed upon. A
eurvey of the proposed ditch has
been made. The proposed system is
practical, inexpensive and requires
less than" five miles of open canal
to divert water from the Molalla
river to the head of the valley.
About 10,000 acres are in the district.
Stock in Grants Pass Association
GRANTS PASS, Or., -Aug. 18.
(Special.) The Grants Pass Build
ing and Loan association, organized
two years ago by local business
men, has doubled, its business in the
last six months. Paid-up stock in
creased from $6900 to $15,950. Sav
ings stock increased from $1506 to
$2926. Mortgage loans, which totaled
$7356 the- first of the year, have
The semi-annual report shows
that 95 persona. are directly Inter
ested In the association. Thirty
five hold paid-up stock, 30 have
savings stock and 30 have loan
stock. The total expenses of the
organization do not run over $25 a
NEW ROAD GRADE OPEN
Wallowa Hill on La Grande-Jo-seph
Stretch Eliminated. .
LA GRANDE, Or., Aug. 18.
(Special.) The new grade of the
La Grande-Joseph highway is now
open and the old Wallowa hill grade,
which was one of the most treach
erous of mountain roads in eastern
Oregon, is no longer used by auto
mobllists. The new road is at all places
wide enough for two machines to
pass, and the grade is within the
limitations of the specifications set
by the state highway commission.
The old Oregon trail between this
city and Hilgard has now been sur
faced with gravel and is considered
by motorists one of the best sec
tions along the trail outside of
the paved sections.
'DETOUR IS ABANDONED
Sew Road at Windy Point in
Vse, Danger Eliminated.
ROSE BURG. Or.. Aug. 18. (Spe
cial.) The dangerous detour at
Windy point on the Roseburg-Coos
Bay highway was abandoned today
and the new road is now being
used. The main road was closed
several weeks apo by a heavy slide,
which was caused by a blast set for
obtaining rock. Since then the old
road has been used, and the detour
was narrow, steep and dangerous,
and has prevented many people from
making the trip to the coast.
The slide has been removed and
the new grade opened to traffic. An
automobile today made the trip from
, Myrtle Point to Roseburg in three
hours. Although the road is rough,
it is now easily traveled, all danger
HOG ACREAGE IS LEASED
Grays Harbor Company Gets 400
Acres of Logged-Off Land.
ABERDEEN, Wash., Aug. 18.
(Special.) J. H. Kelly, manager of
tha newly organized Grays Harbor
GRAPE COMBINE PLANNED
Josephine County Growers Will
Market Their Own Crop.
GRANTS PASS, Or., Aug. 18.
(Special.) An organization for the
co-operative marketing of their
crops is being formed here by the
grape growers of Josephine county.
At the present time there are 26
members in the association, with
the probable addition of more at a
meeting next Tuesday.
A saving of $2400 could have been
effected through improved, market
ing facilities alone, it was shown in
a report to the new association. A
committee will look into improving
both the freight and express service.
Phone your want ads to The Ore
gonian. All Its readers are inter
ested in the classified columns.
Cucumbers for pickling will be.
at their height next week, and al
though the supply, which is large
this year, will continue until the
early frosts, the peak of the season
will be passed In the next two
weeks, dealers declare. It is possi
ble that prices will be slightly less
ar little later, they say. Small cu
cumbers foh sweet pickles are 80
cents when bought by the box, a
box containing about ten pounds,
They are 15 cents a pound when
purchased in small quantities.
Large cucumbers for dill pickles
are plentiful now and priced at 50
and 60 cents a box. Dill for making
pickles la 20 centa a pound, and a
pound of dill is considered a much
greater quantity than the ordinary
housewife could use. Small pick
ling onions are in the market in
large quantities and horseradish
roots are plentiful at 30 cents a
Perxfan Melon Arrive.
A new arrival In Portland mar
kets this week are Persian melons
from California. The meat is yellow
and delicious and Oie melons are
priced at 5 cents a pound, weighing
from 8 to 20 pounds. This is the
second or third year that these
melons have been on the market,
and they have rapidly become pop
ular. A new shipment of alligator pears
will reach Portland today, and deal
ers will sell them at 60 cents each.
Huckleberries are coming into
city markets in large quantities and
areO cents a pound. The canning
season for these has not yet ar
rived, however, and pricea will be
Fancy Pears 50. Cents a Down.
Fancy Bartlett pears from Rogue
river are 50 cents a dozen, but they
can be found of less select quality
at prices ranging around 30. cents
a dozen. Hale's early peaches.'extra
large, and especially good for table
use, are priced at 40 cents a dozen
and $1.75 a crate. The first-shipment
of Early Crawfords has been
received and is on the market at
40 cents a dozen. Elberta peaches
from California, fancy size, can be
found at 35 cents a dozen, and
smaller sizes are priced from $1.15
to $1.25 a box.
The first Concord grapes are in
ths week and will be a welcome
addition for the Sunday fruit bas
ket. They are 75 cents a basket.
Malaga grapes are 15 cents a pound
ana are sweet and quite large.
Fancy Gravenstein apples can be
found in the markets at 40 and
60 cents a dozen, and green apples
oi tne same variety, especially suit
jtuie i or appie sauce and pies, are
lour pounds for 25 cents.
Limes are priced at 40 cents
aozen and Hungarian prunes are 10
cents a pound.
Orang-ea Are Hlfch.
Blackberries are on the market at
two and three boxes for a quarter,
and the raspberry season appears to
be completely over, the rains taking
the few that were left on the vines.
HiverDearing strawberries are red
and large and are 20 cents a box,
The price of oranges is especially
high at this season and the better
varieties of this fruit are priced at
50 and 75 cents and $1.25 a dozen.
Seedless grapefruit from California,
large and Juicy, can be had at 20
cents each and two for a quarter.
Large Burrell gem melons are now
20 cents each and two for 35 cents.
Watermelons are 3 cents a pound
and noneyaew melons 5 cents.
Tomatoes, although not quite at
the peak of their season, are priced
at 5 cents a pound and two pounds
for 15 cents, and when bought in
quantities are from 75 cents to $1
a box. Housewives who are" par
tlcular to get their supply of toma
toes should consider buying them
now, before Impending rains crack
them, but dealers predict the price
will fall this year as low as 50 cents
Delicious Peas on Market.
Large cucumbers are 5 cents each
an4 summer squash Is 10 cents a
pound. Shell beans are 10 cents a
pound and three pounds for 25 centa,
and asparagus stringless green
beans are 10 cents a pound. Fancy
sweet green peas are on the market
at 20 cents a pound and two pounds
for a quarter. Eggplant Is 15 cents
a pound, extra large cauliflower is
35 cents a head. Fancy yellow ban
tam corn is 50 cents a dozen ears
and green corn is 30 cents a dozen.
Artichokes, although handled in
only a few shops, are lower in
price this week and are selling to
day at 15 cents apiece. Celery
hearts are' 20 cents a bunch and
extra large celery stalks are 15
cents each. Beets, carrots, turnips,
radishes, green onions and parsnips
are 5 cents a bunch.
WEEDS ARE PROTESTED
Governor Olcott Asked to Force
Clean-up at Soldiers' Home.
ROSEBURG, Or., Aog. 18. (Spe
cial.) Resolutions, which In effect
urge Governor Olcott and the state
board of control to force the com
mandant of the Oregon soldiers'
home to take some action to beau
tify the yards surrounding the in
stitution were adopted by the Rose
burg chamber of commerce today.
The grounds at the soldiers' home
were once among the beauty spots
of the county, but have been neg
lected for years until they are now
overgrown with weeds, "the present
condition being a disgrace to the
state, county and city," according
to the resolution.
In addition the chamber of com
merce condemns the county court
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-the conclusion x
of our series of "Ideal Picnic
Spots and sandwich recipes"
has been a happy season
for the Log Cabin Baking
company and. the big Log
Cabin family happy in the
consciousness of having di
rected thousands of picnic '
parties to nerv and interest'
We Thanh You
and the hundreds of other readers of The Morning
Oregonian who expressed your enjoyment and appre
ciation of this "series" by phone, by letter, through
publication and in person.
We wish to voice our thanks to Miss Myrtle Rorden,
assistant to Sydney B. Vincent, of the'
Oregon Tourist and
who compiled the original picnic spots from which we
chose those which we have given you during the past
and to the many who sent us their best sandwich
recipes. We only regret that we could not use them all.
We leave the summer with a sigh, but swing none the
less enthusiastically into the Autumn.
. ' I
Log Cabin Baking Co.
for allowing the county courthouse
square to become so unsightly, and
urges that the grounds surrounding
the courthouse and state institution,
be restored to their former beauti
ful condition. '
SURPLUS PEARS SAVED
Canning Company Leases Storage.
Plant to Handle Fruit.
ROSEBURG, Or., Aug. 18. (Spe
cial.) Solution of the acute prob
lem facing the pear growers of this
valley was reached today when the
Umpqua Valley Canning company
leased the cold storage plant of the
Roseburg Ice company. On account
of the railroad situation the grow
ers found themselves unable to ship
any except their very best fruit,
and it appeared that heavy losses
The cannery has not sufficient ca
pacity to take care of the surplus as
It ripens, but by obtaining the cold
storage plant can continue the sea
son until the latter part of October,
and will, in this manner, take care
of aW fruit which cannot be shipped
in a fresh condition. The cannery
expects to put up about 400 tons of
pears this year.
Clubs to Enter Tryont.
ALBANY, Or., Aug. 18. (Special.)
Linn county canning clubs are
primed to enter the county demon
stration tryout next month at Shedd
during the community fair. Every
club in the county has signified in
tion of entering a team, hoping
to represent the county at the state
fair. Miss Helen Cowgill, assistant
state club leader, and F. N. Will
iamson, county agent, have com
pleted a series of meetings with
the girls' clubs' in this county.
Liquor Seized; Woman Arrested
LA GRANDE, Or., Aug. 18. (Spe
cial.) In a raid by the sheriff s
office and police Mrs. L. Stapac was
arrested) and a quantity of liquor
seized. Mrs. Stapac was released
under S200 bonds. She was slightly
Injured when she accidentally put
her arm through a glass door at
tempting to keep the officers out.
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IIIIIIiISBB flavored with
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your dealer cannot supply yon J
with Rc4 Rock,
CUUU BROADWAY 4936 ' l I
is good to eat and good
Ask Your Grocer
or Phone Main 1333
281 First Street. '
A Good Picnic Lunch Is
When You Let TRU-BLU
Bake for You
Thousands of women over
four states have been getting
just as much rest and enjoy
ment from the week-end outings
as the rest of the family.
If you are among those
who tire themselves bak
ing and fussing to make
an appetizing lunch for
this one week-end, try the
better way. Let TRU-BLU
bake for you. ,
The tr u-bl u High way Assortment
of Fancy Cakes at 40c
is the jolliest kind of a dessert, because every
one picks his favorites from the seven deli
cious varieties of fancy cakes.
Just imagine trying to duplicate the variety
of goodies in one of these packages in your
own home I You'd have to work for a couple
of days and spend many times the price of
this alluring package 40c.
BUT Tru-Blu is baking this package for
thousands of family and picnic parties, scat
tered over four states. That's the 'A A g
son for the economical price of rjtXJx
The Carton Is Inexpensive
but Most Efficient
It adds practically nothing to the price of ,
this package. You buy ALL cookie no fancy
work. But it serves to keep each cookie fresh
and clean until eaten. And it is strong enough
to be passed from hand to hand without
coming to pieces.
Your Grocer Has This Tra-Bla High-A f
way Package at - -- -- -- -- -- -- -"vJC
The Tin That
The sweets "that suit the
summer appetite. Delicate as
flakes of snow, subtly aromatic
they never tire the taste.
For toasting over the camp
fire, or for pleasurable eating at
home, it's most economical to
Buy Then in the FULL-A n
Pound Tin at UUt
TRU-BLU BISCUIT CO., Portland
The Home of Krause's Candies and Tru - Blu Crackers
Flour and Cereals
Ask your grocer
f SPATH'S MARKET 1
SOUTHWEST CORNER FOURTH AND YAMHILL STS.
E PAUL R. SPATH.
SPECIAL FOJt TODAY
Pork leg, young, choice, lb. ... . 25c
1 Hams, sugar cured, good quality, lb.. .30c
For Less Saturday
MILK, all kinds, tall cans, gji
crystal' white' SOAP, Qjj
11 bars for
CHBMB OIL SOAP, four OfiC
bars for "
D. M. CATSUP, one-half OfiC
pints 15c, pints. . . t
CALUMET BAKING POW- OC
DER, 1-lb. tin "w
EAGLE COFFEE, none bet- OQg
ter, per lb Auw
5- EAGLE STORES -5
Operated on te Groceteria Plan
at 537 William. Ave, Near
144 Kllllngr.worth Ae., INear ai-
13si"sandy' Blvd.. Cor. 50th St.
871 Ea.t Broadway. Cor. Will
lama Ave. - '
1363 Hawthorne Ave., Cor. 4Sta.
Reatanrant and Mall Order. Filled
at 74 Front St. . r-
Lard, pure fresh ren
E dered, 5s
Lard, pure fresh (PI Af
rendered, 10s D-L.'U
S Sugar-cured Bacon, Oflp
-whole or half side, lb. OUU
5 Fancy Breakfast Bacon, OtZn
whole or half; lb OUC
E MAIN 0804. S. W. COR. FOURTH AND YAMHILL. WE DELIVER.
Veal Roas.t, fine flavor, 10
per pound -i-Ol jjj
Veal Sausage, special, Qrtn E
per lb OUC
Steer Beef Rib Roast OPT j
Rolled; all meat; lb... aSUU 5
Steer Beef Heel, all OA
meat; lb. -SUL.
are pure and wholesome. Save
work in the kitchen. If your
grocer cannot supply you, phone
Grandma Cookie Co.
272 Third Street,
CHEAPEST PLACE IN THE CITY
3 LARGE CANS CARNATION MILK
LA GRANDE CREAMERY
Southwest Corner First and. Yamhill
The sweet, Juicy sort that al
most melt in the mouth.
That's the kind you get here.
They are just examples of the
grade of meata sold exclusive
ly at this market. Try some
for breakfast or luncheon. By
them you can Judge how well
it will be for you to buy all
your meats here.
The Mark of
248 ALDER ST.
Hlsaent Rating of Anr Dairy la
Portland H.4S Pure.