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About The Plaindealer. (Roseburg, Or.) 1870-190? | View Entire Issue (Aug. 6, 1903)
TESTS WITH TURKEYS.
Effect of Confinement Upon the Fer
tility of EKR.
One of the drawbacks to raising tur
keys is the loss of eggs during the lay
ing season due to the turkeys going a
distance from home to make their
nests. Some nests are not found, and
often they are broken up by dogs, and
the hen after she has commenced to sit
cannot be so easily looked after as if
Ehe were near at hand. If the turkeys
pould be confined during the laying
Reason, without an injurious effect up
on the production and fertility of the
fgps, a great saving of time and loss
would result. With this in view an ex
periment was conducted to show the
effect of confinement upon the produc
tion and fertility of eggs. In this ex
periment two breeds were used. Bronze
and White Holland.
Two heus of each variety, all of
which were two years old, were used.
The Bronze torn was one year old,
while the White Holland was three
years old. Each lot was confined in a
run SO by 100 feet. They were given a
variety of food. In the morning they
were fed a- mastf composed of equal
parts of wheat bran and corn meal. On
alternate nights they were fed whole
corn and wheat Oyster shell was be
fore them all the time, and they were
ied ground bone and meat scrap twice
a week. Two nests thirty-six inches
square wens made in each run. They
were covered over the top to keep out
the rain, and some brush was thrown
in front of each nest to make them pri
vate. The following tnWe shows the num
ber of eggs profluood. The eggs were
gathered each flay, and none was lost:
menced Stopped pro
laying, laying:, duced.
Bronze .... Kroh :S April 12 42
White Holland.-lfa.rch St May SS
The following table shows the effect
of confinement oq fertility of eggs:
Ecs eggs Turkeys
eC tenth day. hatched.
Bronze & ss 27
White Holland.. SS 2? 16
During incubation four eggs were
broken by the Bronze hens and six
were broken by the White Holland, ail
of which were fertile. The eggs that
did not hatch were those laid during
the first two weeks. Sellable Poultry
Reduced Excursion Rate of the
Seaside and Mountain Resorts
for the Summer.
The Southern Pacific Company has
placed on sale, at vesy low rates, around
trip tickets to the varieus resorts along
its lines, and also in connection with
the Carvallis & Eastern Railroad, to De
troit and the seaside at Yaquina Bay,
alter tickets good for return until Oc
Three-day tickets to Yaquina Bay,
good going Saturdays, returning Mon
days, are on sale at greatly reduced
rates, from all points Eugene and
north on both East and West Side
Lines, enabling people to spend Sunday
at the seaside. Very low round trip
rates are also made between Portland
and same points on the Southern Pacfic,
good going Saturdays, returning Sunday
or Monday, allowing Portland people to
spend Sunday in the country and the
out-of-town people to have the day in
Tickets from Portland to Yaquina
Bay, good for return via Albany and
East Side, or Corva His and West Side,
at option of passenger. Baggage checked
through to Newport. A new feature at
Newport, this year, will be an un-to-date
kindergarten in charge of an ex
perienced Chicago teacber.
. A beautifully illustrated booklet de
scribing the seaside resorts on Yaquina
Bay has beeen published by the South
ern Pacific and Corvallis & Eastern rail
roads, and can be secured from any of
their agents, or by addressing W. E.
Couian, G. P. A., S. P. Co., Portland,
or Edwin Stone, Manager C. and E. R.
.R., Albany, Oregon.
JULY CLEARANCE SALE.
Below we mention a few of the good tilings we are offering this month in the wav
of money savers. Look them over. Perhaps some of them may interest you. At anv
rate, keep your eye on this space. It is more than likely that you will soon find some
thing that you want and the prices will prove an agreeable surprise.
Summer Dress Goods Reduced 33 13 Per Cent.
The line is still fairly complete, comprising mercerized cottons, pebbled silkette,
Chambray Madras and other seasonable fabrics. Look them over next time vou're in
A Red Hot Special.
We place on sale today about 25 pieces of French Percale. These were ex
cellent values at 10 and I2j4 cents a yard. Sale price 7 cents. The percale is fine
quality, full width and in every way a notably big value. Test our claim by investigation
Our entire stock of fresh, seasonable millinery has been marked down to bed rock
prices. The assortment is still fairly complete and the prices should prove unusually
attractive to the purchaser
Curtains at Cut Prices
We have become slightly overstocked on Ecru Lace Curtains and have therefore
marked every pair of Ecru Lace Curtains down to an exceedingly low price. Investi
gate this while the best of the lot are yet unsold.
Ladies' Tan Shoes.
We have taken every pair of Ladies' Tan Shoes in the house including values up
to 3-5 and marked them at the ridiculourly low figure of $1.50 per pair. We want to
clean up before fall that's the whole story. Look into this. The prices will do the rest
gAiHaMCm-gTsaaavre area s
Buy one of those fine
Morris Chairs we are show
ing and comfort and satis
faction is sure. Also a splen
did line of Rockers.
Full line of Couches and
Lounges that are up-to-date.
B. W. STRONG
The Furniture Man
MnPnAiSJ' FOR FiNE CONFECTIONERY
ffi LVVJlL and ICE CREAM PARLORS
Fruits, Candies, Cakes, Pies,
Doughnuts and fresh Bread Daily
Portland Journal Agency. Hendrick's Block, Opp. Depot
I. J. NORHAN & Co. Prop.
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OFFICE IN MARKS BLOCK.
i FARMERS' CASH STORE,
G. A. WOOD & CO, Props
Staple ane Fancy Groceries. Highest Price paid
for country produce. Fresh bread daily. Your
Patronage is respectfully solicited.
Private Free Delivery to All Parts of the City
FARMER WITH AN
EYE fTHfe FOR
the McCormick whenever he wants a binder, reaper, mower,
rake, corp. binder, husker and shredder, or other harvesting
machine, because he prefers machines that meet his require
mentsmachines that give him satisfaction machines that
are worth every dollar that he pays for them.
U will help your farming biulncu to read the McCormick book, MA
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