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About The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current | View Entire Issue (Nov. 7, 1915)
THE SUNDAY ni?FRnYTiv nnoirr tt - '
- "ihuajj, nuvjciJiUfc'K 7,. 1913.
LAND SHOW HAS BIG
ATTRACTIVE EXHIBITS AND TV. O Ktfpt a tvrDO v.;. .
"i-'i-uo i iHA-TitrAiiLKtKS AND LAXD PRODUCTS SHOW
HOT DOG'S DAY HERE
BILL FOB LAST WEEK
Land Show. Is to Gather in
Pretentious Special Events Are
Scheduled for Closing
Days of Exposition.
UGLIEST TO" WIN PRIZE
- -.. - 1
RETAILERS RULE MONDAY
Women's Clubs Are Ar
I'rosrammc of AinU;
and Speeches Dealers Are
Planning Miniature Parade. 1
PR-OURAMME FOR NOVEMBER.
8 TO is.
Monday, ovrmbrr S.
Retail Healers' day C. C. Brad
Electrical night J. E. David
Federated Women's Clubs Mrs
J. W. Tifft. chairman.
Tuesday, November 9.
Jobbers' day Nathan Strauss,
Retail Grocers' day W. C.
Wednesday, ."November lo.
Military night Adjutant-General
George White, chairman.
College night Phil S. Bates
Thursday, November n.
Chinese Baby Show O. M
Friday, November 13.
City of Portland day Mayor
H. R. Albee, chairman.
Gresham day George K. Honey,
Muts nisrht W. TV RlrsnilW
The Manufacturers and Land Prod
ucts Show commences its third and
last week tomorrow, and some of the
biggest special events of the exposition
season are scheduled for the closing
days of the show.
Retail dealers, electrical men and the
Federated Women's Clubs will h ih.
Monday features at the exposition
jMecincai nignt will bring forth man
unique features, including a downtow
iiaraoe oi electrical vehicles. J.
Davidson, general chairman of the day.
me assistance oi a large commit
Prizes are to be distributed and th
xi tueuier win oe me scene of an
electrical show. Motion pictures, show
ing the use of electricity on the farm
win aiso oe displayed.
airs j. v. Tifft is chairman of the
.iiee- in cnarge of Federated
Women s Clubs day, and Mrs. Sarah
A. Evans will deliver a talk on "Fed
eration." Talks will be given also by
Mrs. Frederick Eggert and Mrs. Isaac
owen. juiss Elizabeth Woodbury wil
. it-suing ana the musical pro
gramme will be in charge of Mrs. H
a. rieppner. Mrs. Myron Ross,-soprano
B"u -ftiDert ureitz, violinist
win take part in the entertainment
i.ioiiuay win cring the retail deal-
ine city to the show, and C. C.
".u.e.v. cnairmaii of the committee
in cuaige, win De assisted by
iv. xj. carpenter, l). A. Dinsmoor, J. E.
j ,. m r Vr V . A'.. "el'ni?er. Thomas J
n-.r. i. V 'r aul namberlaln, W
,V, Vh. T.'-T-'0i.e' A- Knight. J. R
Jr i; t '" ,v- Barton, w. I.
V 2 i ."""can. J. H. Duncan. L.
w ."""a Kouerts, B. struplere,
'i a -d . T ' ureen. -"ax Smith
johii -. . asey, John M. Thomp
A "nmelon- H- Rankin. C. J
...u..,,,. v.mni i-negiey. a. Sw-ett, J. p. put
. uoiom, i . i,. Adams, A. Felden-
u uosepn r jaeger.
The programme will include a spec
..u.ii puiaue or merchants in the
Ausuiun Dunaings Introducing min
iature floats and novelties. The fol
i !(, urms already have entered
lloats for the procession:
?ee1',e Craft- Jon-s Market. Woodard
lcrke Company, Cavender & Phelev
Lion Clothiiiif Company. Columbia Orapho-'
phone company, o. C. Bradley, Independent
r ." ' "a,els ruel Company
company. Lipman, Wolfe A Co.
XT . company. Oekum Hardware
t-ithi t woolen Mills, c. J.
li.'y.:::.. ,,;'".'" "ortman & Kins,
Ld ui'.b,, jaas :?mith, Ira Powers len
ViHS. &um- Portland Gas Companv.' jaeer
Bros.. Sherman-Clay Company. Kilers Music
House. Toledo Scale Company. Knifrht Shoe
Company. J. K. Gill and Underwood Type-
uisirioution. or prizes will be
a feature of the retailers' night at the
show and the gifts are on display in
Henry Jenning & Sons' establishment
. aciiiiiKion street. One of the spec
tactilar features will be the "Electro
cution of the Itinerant Salesman." Ac
Corrime- In Ilia ...An - . '
. I "lertnants bureau
of the Chamber of Commerce this man
is the salesman who comes to the citv
Z-rZ ,. i , consumer wearing
appaiel. shoes, etc. He pays no rent.
nO III TS Hnna . . . . . . '
- -------. nui. i uuLriouie to com
mercial organizations, his entire ex
pense is his hotel bill and secretary's
Nathan Strauss, chairman of Job
JA. ? lne fcxPltion, will have
the following committee to assist him:
. coT' Mlelke. H. Prank,
"V . woodruff, w. A. Mont-
h,; V,00"m;n' K:.s-Vt. falter
---.e,c i.ienee. jr.. t;. c. Pier Ed Phr
man. O. C. Calhoun. Edwin .Neusta'dte? J P
Kasmussen Knnf.. 1 uamuitr. j. f.
O l C',T-J?OTn Zan' "enry Hahn.
O. II. Fithlan and Thomas Honevman
Tuesday brings the retail grocers of
the city to the exposition, and they
will stage a three-ring circus to show
the modern grocery, the old-fashioned
aim si uuriesque on th
mantel. . (j. Gunther is
of the dav.
Wednesday will be observed as Mili
tary day and College night. The com.
win t,f ,he,reKon -National Guard
hsnrt OUt " Parade with two
band.- and college presidents of Ore
gon will march to the exposition after
a banquet at the Chamber of Com-
Thursday brings the annual Chinese
baby show, with C. M. Clarke as "en!
chairman. Friday is City of Port
land day. with M uh.' ...
rh.irm.,., . " ' Kenerai
with a big delegation ti,. ,r...: ", e
rtini ciresnam n-
the show Saturday.
Milliam Jlontag Is Near Death.
,WJ!'iam, XIon,a? SS3 Commercikl
MarshJi"; I bIUler of Cnited States
Marshal John Montag. lies in a serious
condition at Ins home, and his death
s sa,d by the attending physicians to
be a matter of but a short time Mr
Montag is an elderly man. and ha been
engaged m the foundry business for
many years. Tuberculosis was con
tracted some time ago. and for the
nnfd To-h?. Si."10"- - V-
Garage Going Vp at Grandview.
-Ci1?A?VLEW- Wash" Nov- (Spe
cial. tUork was begun. Thursdav on
a. new brick garage builrii.. r i i
Geaney and the Mask
iina Company. The
building will be 50x60 feet.
"2 - ' .j it r - -! rt , ri4 J 1 Sv. Ytf 1 l
i,- "n 1 1 ;f . 'X -IS 1 i-" llllllllll 1)1 f J If, n1ecessa,ry ,( Pro'ect BEalnst scab. Cook
jr , Oils -!-V?t 7'"' "" o v ealy and are o "ne flavor.
iVSrCVt IXlwlMjO , Thl viety haa been produced - to a
I f J fife! iTSSSf JSp i V-i IT KdfSre? than any of tno "'her varie-
5? W r liiMtim. JTLt ,f ties, but after a very thorough test has
. 9 IWNETftr ll!?-' " cfim.,,fOUn1T weli ad"P"d to the solf Tnd
I IKLLUrtllLMfttUULU rt&rfnii;h uilkii ssvu-JiSJ. "-nrT.
Potato Contest Is One of Most
Interesting at Land Show.
GROWERS WILL GET DATA
Judging Conducted by Xciv Sfetliod
So Valuable Information May Be
Obtained by Producers for
Prize awards in the various fruit
and vegetable classes in the land prod
ucts section of the Manufacturers' and
Land Products Show were completed
Friday night ana Chief Judge C. J.
Binsei. ot noise, submitted, the com
plete report of the committee to the
management of the show last night.
In the Judging Mr. Sinsel was assist
ed by Professors A. G. B. Bouquet, of
Corvallis;. H. D. Scudder, of Corvallis,
and W. I. Swank, of Portland.
The judging this year was conducted
on different lines from that of prev
ous years, the judges endeavoring to
secure, .with the other data, information
that will be of value to other grow
ers in developing products for future
contests and for commercial uees.
The county exhibits and the ind
yidual farm exhibits will be judged
Potato Content Clone.
The official report of Chief Judge C.
J. Sinsel. as far as the judging has been
completed, is as follows:
One oi the most interesting and
closely contested exhibits at the Man
ufacturers' and Land Products Show
that of class 8. Xo. 13. riotatoaa-
calling for a collection of 10 varieties
oest adapted for the Pacific North
"cjjl commercial crops. rue various
contestants were asked to give reasons
for their selections in this class: nt
for the benefit of producers as well
as consumers, we nere give the com
plete report of the exhibitors who' aro
acknowledged experts in the nroduc-
lon ot potatoes.
Among these exhibitors we find Mr
Asahel Smith, commonly known as the
potato King." who hase 10 varieties
most of which are new. Mr. Smith has
given us a complete report regarding
ii cnarucier ana possibilities of hii
ASAIIKI, SMITH ENTRY.
1. Ninety Fold.
Ninety-Fold grows true to type. Is a nro.
good keeper and shipper
disease resialer and adapted tt
II varieties of foils.
Aieaium early ma-
S. Sutton's Reliance.
This potato grows true to tvDe. U'nnH,..
fully proline. Good baker and boiler, with
any qualities adapted to heavv and iw,h.
lands. Keeping qualities none superior
8. Extra Early Moonlight.
The Extra Early Moonlicht nutn s.
oted for its early maturity, good cooking
u.iii.o .uu ,utt.uvu ai various sons. Jt
i a fair ylelder and white in color.
4. California Rnsset.
The California Russet grows quite trui
type: has a hlh percental
nd fine grained. Good drouth resist!- Tt.
cooking qualities are of the best. Is a gooi
nipper, very desirable potato. Avau.
5. Royal El prens
trons grower. Large yielder and good
keeper. Mostly adapted to high lands
hair disease resisler. Is a later croppar.
White and in Scotland considered one of
the best potatoes. .
6. British Queen.
Tills - potato is of fine flavor True to
type, with small percentage of loss In par
ing. Lata maturity. White. Average yield-
CLZcst' ,i 'niii; i "t- - -
r i i iv r t ir - 1 '
er and adapted to various soils. Good dis-
ivaiew auu ot nne appearance.
Satisfaction Is a strong grower.' Plat
long, white and good cropper, also good
Att Averase quality. True to type and
fwarance. Y"es ot soils, jnno ap
8. l'ride of Multnomah.
i e x-riue ot Multnomah is a strong
.... , vi ilc maturity, wnite meat and
3 jieiuer. uooa drouth resister.
9.' Hume's Ideal.
.1,5 Potato is a strong grower. Goofl
,, , A wnue Potato of many durable
qualities, with a record at 4 years old of
iuiii iier acre. is or nne uppearance.
..-c uu very email loss In parlns.
Average yielder of many good qualities
standard variety and lamlliar to all
Another very prominent and success-
iui potato grower who has an exhibit
is fa. D. Mustard, of Redmond, repre
sented' by K. L. Schee. of Prineville
Mr. Mustard here trivet a vt- i.
esting outline of the 10 varieties he
considers best adapted for the growers
as a commercial potato in the North
west. The principal market for the irrigat
ed potato of Central Oregon has been
in Oklahoma, Texas and to some ex
tent in San Francicso. A study has
been made of these markets nH nni,.
toes selected that meet the require
ments of these disticts. A white, uni
form sized tuber, ranging in size from
6 to 10 ounces, is best suited to meet
the demand of these localities. It is
also necessary to have a potato of a
good keeping quality, as it ie difficult
to keep potatoes, especially in t,.o.
and Oklahoma. .
These facts, combined w-lh th -n
and climatic conditions of Central Ore
gon, are the real things that enter
into the selection of varieties adapted
to the region.
All of the varieties thrm-r, t- .
Jiibit have been given the most severe
test as to their adaptabilitv anri h
-.".cii oauoiaciory in every way So
faT as can be asrl.in.j .i
good resisters of disease eKnciii i '
the soil and climate in which th
grown.- . -
8. D. MISTiKD ENTRY.
I. Irish Cobbler.
The Irish Cobbler irhn. .
in the outside ,;...:. '
has proven exceedingly popular in the out
side market. It Is a good yielder and as a
rule very free from disease. As an irri
gated cror has been verv ..tiufo... u
spulendid table qualities. Matures early
2. Uncle Sam.
The Uncle Sam i. ti-ni..Ki.. - ..
an,d. most p",pu'ar Potatoes of the dis-f-
i.. " Bnera uniformity of shape and
form has created for It ..... .
t is one of the most nrnllffi. . .
Central Oregon district and has proved it
telr a good resister of dUease
Nearly one-half of r h.. Vi.i . .
able potatois will run In sire from i tn
- ounces, and as a result in. ts--....k
era Pacific Railway has given to the dis
trict the. contract to supply their dining-car
service with the material for their "ble
f.."l,Pi J"'0',', Tb. balan-'e of the market?
.n2S ld. "'"'U' 'rom 8 to J4 ounce, and
as well las found a ready outlet in the
general markets. Is standard variety Be
longs to same group.
3. Gold Colu.
tne Gold Coin Is one of the varieties test
ed by the Oregon Agricultural College dem
onstration farm at Redmond and has been
recommended as one of the varieties best
auaptea to the region. In 1912 the farm
leportea an average yield of 191.6 bushels
maraetable potatoes per acre. It lias al
ways found a ready market and has been
successfully as an Irrigated crop. A
splendid main potato crop, very hardy vig
orous and most productive. Smooth skin.
, i ani1 eooks dry. Matures early
4. Hundred Fold.
,. e the Burbank and Netted Gem
n t "u,lurpa roid is probably better
ii-.7 . i. "'lrKels than any other va
riety of white potato. On the dry lands of
Crook County this variety yielded i:;i bush
els of marketable potatoes, according to the
. I, aemonstratlon farm. It with
stands drouth as well or better than any
?riitr the varieties tested in that dis
trict. It has taken well in the markets and
while not so universally raised, and a few
of the other varieties rapidly becoming bet
LknTD' " 15 weU received wherever in
troduced. Same type as Uncle Sam. Is white
dry and mealy at all stages ot development!
Has a russet skin, which is a mark of qual
;.' . ? very narJ5'' with small vines, but
the tubes are large and uniform.
The Burbank Is a inA..d ,.
really needs little Introduction in the mur
trlet have been supplied by the dis-
The result of the demonstration farm tests
proved the Burbank lo k i k. ii.i;
of any ot the varieties tested. In 1912 the
Redmond farm reported a yield of 193 bush
els per acre of marketable potatoes
The general shape and form of 'the po
tato Is in Itself a recommendation and it
has always found its way on the markets
without difficulty. Pnrf..l
Is very necessary in this variety in order to
maintain a standard and to keep them per
fectly clean and free from disease Thus
Jar little disease has made its appearance
in the Central Oregon Buihanlc. . 1,1.
6. Early Ohio.
The Early Ohio in rntrii r- 1
proven one of the best and most popular
of the early potatoes. -While n. .
extensively as the white potatoes, a readv
market has alwaya been found. The soil and
climate has been found particularly fitted.
This variety Is one of the most uniform
ami-smooth potatoes thav Is raised In this
territory. It has been impossible to supply
the demand that has been created for it.
v-J1 -.'Lare m?'' ,be ln aPPllng water
et with caution it will produce as well as
... t .uiu variety and with as
inUthe 01r11poe"b,y more uniformity of size
It is usually very free from all disease
and Is a very popular potato ln all mar
kets. Matures late. Is a typical commercial
. Early Rose.
. J V K.Se " Probably the most popu.
n .earJ?" varieJie- b"t does not find
n outlet in the southern markets with the
s peculiarly adapted lo
the Central Oregon district. On dry laud is
the best yielder of any. producing on the
'""I demonstrations 133 bushels of
marketable potatoes per acre. On the lrri
gated soils this variety will often produce
four or five potatoes to the hill that will
run from two to two and one-half pounds
each, although with proper care in the ap
plication of water, a smaller and more gen
eral market size can be secured. Thev are
very solid even ln the la.-,... . . . , J
rule, free from disease. selection n'r ...
10. Netted Gem.
r.rX?'ptirs ,he Burbank this is the most
Popular potato that is raised In Centra5
Oregon. More dlfticlulty was at first ei-
Sceounnt3aofnthBettin,f " " the Kton
nt the color and the apparently
h8L k " AfUr " became known there
has been a great demand for it. which it has
been almost impossible to supply
It Is the best disease resiiitni- ! .. ....
Jhln t S.i rUnS ,,m"re even and uniform
oola?.f 21 ? JVcry few rough or knotty
potatoes are found and the yield has been
.7 1. excellent. it has a very high
mH ana irom all starch tests
iT. .1., . al oc any other
tato It has no equal amon
J.,nlDuo.r ' Chester MIckelsen.
.i.ihi j " , 0 cas a ver" creditable
oi .1 .nere g'v'e Mr. Michelsen'
.vT . , reans for presenting
t. ThV- S the best 10 varieties adapted
.it- ...i. ..oiiiuierciai potato Inter
CHESTER 5IICKEL8EN ENTRY,
1. Garnet flilll
I And this a good yielder; finding ready
sale on the market and an excellent late-
S. American H'nn
.iT'Ie AmerIean Wonder has proven a good
Ia'3uf f.r,ct'n' .b;?T- a
markets of to xinh.' W E
3. v1ilte Star,
' Mr. Mickelsen considers this the best po
ind i?rhn 1,t hiB flrst year growing
' J e weii. ii as the an
j-.a..ee 01 a Burbank. Is a good baker
and conceded to be one of our best new
-uiakures aDOUl August 1
4. Early Ohio.
, I considered one of the finest
T "i -"". is wen and favorablv
V ;w rrven to bo a Sod aker and
Micke'sen0 ear'y potatoe" by Mr.
knZ a'a,k.V and favorably
a rnflnV 'tl3! , cld additional laurels to
- tz 4uauim,
6. Mar rinir
The May Flower matures' about August
ZlnnV.t i i ue good yielder.
vi,..h i. ipe, iooks sometning like
Wntri. nas sP'endld white meat.
eisen got nis flrst aeert frn r'k.i i. j
. . (.Eiic.aii.. M
. (juite extenslvely
7. White Michigan.
Tf 1. I . . .....
" nu .men ean- Tnntn... .. v. . .
-- t can; variety, it nas proven
yielder. Rather lonir
w. .t.inu Muuiuv anil
SDlenrii ii7l-ll j . -. ""ive.
- i j sooa Keeper.
8. White Montana.
ar,5 f ?. iJurbank- Has proven a good
yielder. Mr Mickelsen secured ih ...5
. mo uukd.u ii.is tne sn;inA i.nrt
aiviu me ijiny exjen nmnanc . u.ai
; if Us nt year. Its Origin la
9. Early Stuiriso,
h- - - o - "..ts "uvoio una
as proven to b a good commercial aa w.ii
as producing potato. Matures as early as
vyniK cry wen lor later usa.
10. llrst Choice.
t irst unoice is a fartre. round n-hita
tato. Matures early, with n orrpiion .
Cobbler family a potato well and most fa-
After havififr ccored the above varieties
f potatoes according to nil v -1. it
uunnin me premium list of the Mttnufac
ci b uuu i.unu rroautis is now. itur. .
considering the reasons as advanced by the
different growers, we have awarded the
wi-so ior luiieciion or commercial varieties
to S. D. Mustard, of -Redmond. Or -
We " would reeommfnrt th.t -
be given Aasahel Smith, of Clatskanie Or
for his excellent exhibit of promising' new
PROFESSOR A. G. B BOUQUET
' . ' Lyal'ls, Or.
W. I. SWANK. . Callis. Or.
C. J. SINSEL, Chief Ju4 r'
Biirbanks First prize, w. E. Abbey. Red
mond, Or.; second prize, S. r. Mustard Red.
American Wonder First prize
Mickelsen, Portland, Or. second'
Kelly School, Portland, Or.
Early Moonlight First prize,
Uncle Sara First prize. S. D Mustard
Redmond. Or.; second. Mr. Martin, forest
Garnet Chill First prize. A.' V. Denney;
second. Chester Mickelsen, Portland Or
One Hundred Fold Kirst prize, s t Mus
tard, Redmond. Or. "
Netted Gem First prize. S. I). ' Mustard,
Stm,ndA. r': second- Klamath Falls Com.
. iviamwn fans.
California Russet First
Smith. Clatskar.ie, Or.
Sutton's Reliance First
Smith. Clatskanie. Or
Early Rondyke First prize,
Smi,kd.ec!itskanle.OIOrIl-Flr8t PHze' A8ahe'
veSri-he.beat, 30 Punds Yellow Globe Dan
r ? ' rTlze- Mr- Johnson. Clackamas
vertony,OrF": second' ""ry B. Leedy. ijea-
For the largest squash. First prize G M
LawII. Oregon City, Or.; second, 1). M. Lowe'
Asniand, Or. '
evaporated apples, not less than 2DO
pounus riikt prize, Dayton Evaporating &
Evaporated prunes, not less than 500
poundsFirst prize, Willamette Valley Prune
...... - " jr. , secona, 1 lie J lv
Armsby Company, Vancouver. Wash.
Collection of Evaporated Fruits and
Collection of evaporated fruits and veee
la.Sfr"F!Jat pr,ze' Da'on Evaporating &
rackme 1 rimriH n i- Tiu ....... . .
,'" '"e Desi collection ot walnuts First
' . jiiv.i ui xiiiisDoro, Or.
nest collection of filberts First
r viucuuoerg, Vancouver, Wash.
Threshed . Grains.
avV, thf J5e5t 10 Pounds milling oats
Shadeland Eclipse oats First prize, C D.
Nairn, Amity, Or. ' ' '
For the best 10 boxes following varieties:
Dal?e"orn Flr" prizeJulius Sandoz, The
traiP'nbe"r?Flr,t P,rlze' Con Tl"- Cen
Oregon. ' 1 atcond- - E- Gale. Merlin.
Hood1"ver?WornFlrBt US M"l6r-
For the best five-box exhibits:
Dan I AnFlrSt P""'1 Julius Sandoz, The
-First prize. Julius Sandoz, The
Jonathan First prize. Julius Sandoz The
Oiglin. second'.- P- Underwood, Dufur,
Tr"JT Nsfftown First prize. Gus Miller,
land OrV'r r ; econd" B- M- Lowe, Ash
Red Cheek- TMr-.nlr. 1Tt.. . . ..
Sandoz The Dalles: 6r.t second. Ilex. San!
doz. The Dalles. Or
tr,,m Bea'y First prize, Palouse County
Fruit Company. La Grande Or
ThtPDleiRs':ro"r:Flr8t JU"US Sand0a
nrSt1,ama?.''wlnesap Flrst Prize. Balin Cove
Orchard Company. Dufur. Or
Banana. First nHu u .. i ... .
Company.- Dufur. Or v-u, "rcnara
Indlvidual farm exhibits scored as follows:
D. M. Lowe. Ashiand. Or i nr.nt.. r
tlolnStPlt&U V3 PintS; d Uilkey.
For the best two half boxes:
Clairceau Klrst nri7a r. t . . ,
land, tJr. "' ""'Yc' J"n'
Anjou First prize, w . -. . i , . ,,
Or : second. D. M. Lowe, Ashiand, Or.
Oregon M. Lowe, Ashland,
Cornice First prize, D.
M. Lowe, Ashland.
The Dai'.cs. Or.
First prize. Julius Sandoz,
Winter Nells First prize. H. E. Gale.
Danes'' Or1""'' 6eCOnd Julius Sandoz, The
WALLET FOUND, MINUS $270
Cash Abstracted From Liost Pocket-
' " book, lief t In Mailbox.
The pocketbook of S. I.. Thrown VI n
Market street, has been returned to its
owner after having been lost Thursday
nightj From the wallet had been ab
stracted currency to the amount of
$2.0. all it contained when lost. Re
maining in it were certified checks
on the United States National Bank for
15 each and a certified check on the
Kenton Bank for 200. toeether with
a letter of credit on the United States
aiiuudi AJ till IV.
The wallet was found in a
Friday night and- was returned by
postoffice employes. Mr.. Brown re
turned to . the city from . a . visit to
Beaver Creek Thuredav.rtook bi.i
ner downtown and went .to a moving,
picture show. When he got home he
iuuuu nis pocKeioooK was missing.
Klection Interest Lags.
WEXATCHEE.. Wash.. Nov. a fsrn..
cial.) Registration for the citv pri
maries -continues to lag. The total
registration is only 688. as compared
with more than 2000 last i-ear who,.
the wet and dry issue was fought out.
Men registrants outnumber the women,
two 'to one, only 208 women having
registered. Only two offices are con
tested, the city attorneysliin and treaa.
Pedigrees and Poumlmnstor Arc to
Be Kxcludcd November 1 S. When
Kxrilbition Is to lie lleltl and
Coiumittec Already Is lSuxy.
The ornery, homely, bcloved-by-his-master-only
"mut dog" will havo his
day at the Manufacturers and Land
Products Show Saturday night, Novem
Pedigrees won't go and aristocratic
appearance will be a discredit tn
mut exhibited. The last shall be first
in the Judging, and the first last, and
the grand sweepstakes prize shall
adorn the most miserably worthless
cur dog in the entire array.
S. S. Hewitt is chairman of the com
mittee that is arranging the Jtfut Dog
Show, and with him are Dorr E. Keasey,
Frank Watkins, Tommy Swivel and J.'
Boys may register their dogs with
Dorr B. Keasey, at his office on the
second floor of the Chamber of Com
merce building. It makes no difference
whether the mut has any apparent good
points or not; he's eligible more eli
gible than if he had a traction ot a
drop of blue blood in him.
Faithfulness to Be Rewarded.
"After all, the ordinary mut. without
pride of ancestry, whose hand is
against every dogcatcher and every
dogcatcher's hand against him. and
who is beloved of only his kid master,
is something more than a joke." de
clares Chairman S. S. Hewitt, "and
while there will be no discounting the
comedy in the Mut Dog show, seri
ously, the faithful and unhonored mut
is deserving of some recognition, be
cause he does love his master and is
loved by his master, and is just as
faithful, even unto death, as the highest-bred
dog in the most fashionable
"It is to honor him that the Mut Dog
Show is being held."
Phil Metschan, Jr., will be judge,
George L. Baker referee and Dorr E.
livery dog must have a collar and
chain and must be benched on an Ore
gon appiebox. These are the principal
rules of the exhibit. Dog exhibitors
will be admitted free.
A great "dog-eat-dog" contest will be
staged, with the muts and a, bushel or
two of Wienerwursts as the chief char
acters. Poundmaater to Be Excinded.
Prizes are to be given for the
homeliest dog. the largest dog, the
smallest dog. the fattest dog, the sad
dest dog, the most affectionate, the
Hungriest looking, the most forlorn
looking, the most optimistic looking
and the chummiest dog.
There will also be the following
prizes: Grand champion. $5; near
champion. $2; almost-champion, i, and
pretty-near champion, $1.
Here are the classes in which the
muts may be entered: Dog, cur. feist
scroot. mongrel, ki-yoodie, yellow dog!
flea hound, mush hound. Ford re
triever, spare-rib spaniel, Missouri
houn' dawg, bone setter, bowser, home
pointer, cat terrier and sooner.
The sooner class wil b e v,
largest, and the owner entering a dog -in
it will be required to register his
"sooner" characteristic. "Sooner eat
than sleep," "sooner chase cats than -eat,"
"sooner lie down than stand up,"
uC some ot tne classifications.
The poundmastcr and dogcatcher are
to be excuded from the l.nnrl sh..w
the day of the Mut Dog Show.
Polk Granges May Consolidate.
MONMOUTH. Or.. Nov. 6. (Special.)
-the urowlh of the t n .i ....... . . . -
since its organization several v.-.
ago. and the extending of its scope in
farming activities, has led to talk of
consolidation with granges at Lewis
ville and Buena. Vista of the Luckia
mute Valley. No definite ctinn ,..
been taken, but the advantages of con
solidation have been widely discussed.
The grange movement has been widen
ing in Polk County since the meeting
of the State Grange at Monmouth in
Merchants to Provide Kree Movies.
G RAND VIE W. Wash .. Nov c fas
cial.) The newly organized Business
Men's Association is goinjj to give free
moving picture entertainments every
Saturday during the Winter months.
The first one will be given this week
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