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About The Plaindealer. (Roseburg, Or.) 1870-190? | View Entire Issue (April 4, 1904)
True Iucllaii Corn.
Three or four years since an Indian
mound in Arkansas was being excavate!
when an earthern jar was found her
metically sealed that contained a small
quantity of grains of Indian corn. Some
of the grains were the next yotr planted
in Missouri and several bushels raised.
On the top of the mound from which
the jar was dug out a large tree 4 feet in ,
diameter was growing, and it is tnougin
the corn lay buried about 300J years.
'Squire James L. Xeal, one of the most
prosperous and progressive farmers,
sent and procured a small quantity of
the corn, paying over 2 cents a grain.
This he planted last year, but the yield
was small on account of the drought.
He saved enough, however, to get a
good patch this year. He has used it
for roasting ears, and says it is the best
he ever had. The cars are not large,
but grow two or three oira single stock'.
The one thing peculiar about this corn
is its color, or rather, colors. On the
same cob are grains of different colors,
and in the row you can find an ear that
is white, another blood red, ono a sal
mon color, and another perfectly black.
Harrodsburg (Ky.) Sayings.
Poultry on Small Farm.
The keeping of 200 hens on a ten-acre
farm would not interfere with growing
fnll crops of corn, potatoes or grass, and
by adopting a system of soiling a small
dairy, say four cows, might be kept on
ten acres in connection with poultry
growing. The cows would furnish
manure to keep a part of the land in
very high state in cultivation, and the
skim milk given to drink, used to mix
the dough or made into curd for young
fowls, would furnish excellent food for
them. If one or two acres of land could
be devoted to potatoes all unsalable ones
would make good chichen feed. Just to
what extent any one should go into
poultry, or kinds they should keep, each
one must determine for himself. In
some cases it will pay best to keep only
one kind of thoroughbred fowls, and
sell the eggs and fowis for breeding pur
poses, but this will require some skill in
advertising and care in breeding. The
most successful poultry grower of my
acquaintance kept pure Plymouth
Rocks and also bred turkeys, ducks and
A very convenient way of propagating
grapes is by layering the vine. A vigor
ous branch should be selected, and after
all of its side growth is removed it is
bent to the ground with the end over
the spot where the new vine is desired.
Here a hole 6 inches is dug, the vine is
bent into into it and fastened in place
with a forked stake or by laying a stone
upon it, and then it is cov.red with soil,
all but the terminal shootE, which
should be tied to a stake.
After a year's growth the layer will be
BnfBciently rooted to admit of being cut
loose from the parent vime. While this
is a little more work, it is rather a butter
plan than making cuttings when only a
email number of plant are desired.
Cultivation of Corn.
.Regarding tue cultivation of corn,
Prof. E.Davenport says: ."A system
of cultivation that will give the highest
yield under ordinary conditions seems
to be about as follows: Cultivate deep
daring the early part of the season to
remove weed?, conserve moisture and
allow the plant an early vigorous devel
opment. Then gradually decrease the
depth as the corn grows, until near 1 he
end of the season, when the cultivation
should be shallow, and as far from the
bill as is consistent with removing
weeds, in order to avoid root pruning
and to leave the soil in the best mediant
Deepening- and Improving: Wells,
The dry season is the time to look
after the farm and wells. . If they are
low and there is danger of their going
dry, clean ont and deepen until con
vinced that an 'adequate supply has been
provided for. See that the pump plat
form is perfectly tight and no seepage
gets through it. If the upper 8 or 10
feet of wall are of brick or stone, lay in
cement, so that contaminated surface
water can not reach the household sup
ply. Much sickness can be traced to
impure water. Special attentien ought
to De given to having it pure. Orange
Grass In Orchards.
urass injures an orchard by using
plant food which should nourish the
trees. It also absorbs the moisture in
the soil. The trees are weakened by be
ing deprived of the full benefits from, the
soil, while the fruit will not grow and
mature as it should Grass also' pro
vides harboring places for mice and in
sects. The land that contains both an
orchard and grass is compelled to per
form the work of growing two crops in
one year which will exhaust the soil un
less manure or fertilizer is applied very
Sassafras for Chicken Lice.
Iam not troubled by lice since I
learned to use sassafras roost poles.. Cut
them green and leave the bark-on. Re
new every spring. For the fowls and
nests, get the bark from sassafras root,
dry, and grind to powder (I use a coffea
mill). Apply same as insect powder. It
is quite as effective. Try it, sisters, and
save the nickels you spend for insect
powder to pay the Epitomist Mrs. A.
41. Sapp, in Agricultural Epitomist.
Of all taxes for which the farmer re
ceives the least benefit that which he
imposes upon himself is the heaviest in
the fences. Fences mean the invest
ment of capital which can be better ap
plied in some other direction ; they must
be constantly repaired, and are costly.
The only fences that should exist on a
farm are those necessary to keep the
stock within bounds. Fence in the
stock instead of -the farm.
The highly recommended Curtis Sheep
dip may be easily prepared by any
farmer. It consists of tobacco leaves,
f0 pounds; sulphur, 10 pounds; water,
101) gallons. The iol cc- leaves should
be stcej'od for an hou and a half, the
leaven strained off and the sulphur
added, after which it is all to be again
boiled for anHKMir. The mixture is to
well stirred and used while:
Sprinkle the cablige liberally with
road dust and the worms will come up
and drop off . As cabbage heads fron.
the inside tins will not injure tin v
They may need a second application,
but i.n an exiterience of fifteen yeais 1
have never known thotii to need more
than two. For worms on cauliflowers,
sprinkle with line salt. Mrs. Y. L
Bums in Agricultural Epitomist.
Halt lor Asparagus.
In sandv or comparatively dry soil
salt is an excellent article to apply to
asparagus beds. It will not, however. '
take the place of ttrong manure. Itp
r-chief office seems to oncourage a plenti
ful supply of moisture. Meghan's
Mow hi v.
J. It Rownuui, from up the creek, wa
transacting business in town, Wednes
day. Dr. Cardwell has been attending Mrp.
Dickerson, a patient living out near
VerJa Hughes came up from Rose
burg, Friday evening, and visited with
her people and friends, returning to the
city, Sunday eve
Mis Burnett, sister of our Station
Agent Burnett, who has been in Arizona
several weeks, for her health, is expect
ed here again, and will remain the
Rev. Siropfon, an Albany friend of
Rev. Cook, was here, last week, and
spent a few days with the Utter.
lire. J. J. Caldwell went down to
Albany, this week, to take care of her
son, Bianchard, who hag been treated
Wm. Kroger, manager of the school
of dancing, wilt give a masquerade ball
in Guj-lafsofl't hall on Friday evenin-.-,
E. M. Lyons began work with the
Johnson Lumber Co., .Monday. He wi 1
soon have his family here, and will then
Last Sunday the local i-amo of Wood
men of the World performed the cere
monies of unveiling the monument
erected to the memory of Charles L.
Sly. The near relatives and a larpe
number of frends were present and it
nessed the impressive ceremony. Neigh
boring enmpa had been invited and th
following from Riddle were present :
Thomas Dyer, Henry Crow, Arthur
Mattoon, J. R. Dean, Clyde Ctdchirg,
J. R. Harrison, Mike Finn. Geo. Hume.-,
Ralph Cline, Kenney Redifr, the prin
cipal of the city sc!k 1, and Joe Khodtv-
Unde John S. Rice continues growing
worse, and little or no hope ;s ei.ter
tinned for bis recovery. The children
are all here. Mrs. A bote Phillip- and
Mrs. Mary Whipple, daughters, a rived,
this week, from the Willamette valley
Mr. Rice lias cancer of the stomach.
Best Cough Medicine for Children
hen you buv a cough medicine for
small children you want one in which
you can place implicit confidence. You
want one that not onlv relieves but
cures You want one that is unques
tionable harmles;. You want one that
is pleasant to take. Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy meets all of these con
ditions. There is nothing so good for
coughs and colds incident to childhood.
ii is aiso a certain preventive ana cure
for croup, and there is no danger what
ever from who.ping cough when it is
given. It has been used in many epi
demies of that disease with perfect suc
cess. For sale by A. C. Marster & Co
Socialist County Convention.
Notice is hereby given that there will
be held in the county courthouse, in, the
city of Roseburg, on Saturday, the 23d
day or April, 1904, beginning at the hour
of 10 o'clock in the morning a mass
convention of the socialist party, for the
purpose of placing in nomination candi
dates for the various county officers, to
be voted for at the general election in
June, 1904. All socialists are requested
e would especially urge those from
a distance, to make an effort to have
their precincts represented.
Done by order of the Co. Cdmmitte,
R. C. Rkown, Chairman.
. Carl Hoffman, Secretary. 22-Cwks
Backed up by over a third of a century
of remarkable and uniform cures, a recora
such as no other remedy for the diseases
and weaknesses peculiar to women ever
attained, the proprietors and makers of
Dr. Piesce's Favorite Prescription now feel
fully warranted in offering to pay $500 in
lega' money for any case of Leucorrhea.
Female Weakness, Prolapsus, or Falling of
Womb, which they cannot cure. AH they
ask is a fair and reasonable trial of their
means of cure.
Very often a married woman or young
girl does not know who to turn to for ad
vice in circumstances where she dislikes to
talk with the family physician about deli
cate matters. At such times write to Dr.
R. V. Pierce, chief consulting physician to
the Invalids' Hotel and Surgical Institute,
of Buffalo, N. Y., for free consultation and
advice, and the same will be held as sa
credly confidential. It is foolish to consult
women friends or persons without medical
pr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription con
tains no alcohol, is entirely vegetable and
was the Cm cxclunively woman's tonic on
the market it lias sold more largely in
tue part third of a century than any other
medicine for women.
All other compounds intended for women
only are made with alcohol, or alcohol is a
large component this alcohol injures the
nerves. The little red corpuscles of the
blojd are shrunken by alcohol. All such
compound, therefore, do harm.
Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets invigorate
the stomach, liver and bowels. Use them
with the "Favorite Prcbcripp'on " when a
rifl is reqnired. One is a laxative, two a
STARYED TO DEATH.
HolpThat Caine Too Lato.
"The Carisbrooke Castle, arrived in
from the West Indies, reports picking up
a raft with the body of an elderly man
who had evidently died of starvation.
There was no clue to the man's identity,
nor any marks to determine the origin
cf the raft." -
In those few lines another clueless
mystery of old ocean was disposed of.
There was nothing to marvel at that a
man should die of starvation. Had he
lived it would have been a real marvel
indeed. Or had he died of starvation
surrounded by abundant food, that would
have been both a marvel and a mystery
to the world at large. For the world at
large does not know that a great many
elderly people die of starvation in the
midst of plenty. They have food enough,
but the stomach is "weak" and the food
. cannot be digested and converted into
j nutrition. The body grows weak as every
starved body does. And nt last the life
Is destroyed by some common place
malady, which would have been easily
thrown off by a well nourished body.
It is because death In such casts is at
tributed to the trivial malady and not to
the true cause starvation that there is
no general appreciation of a common
cause of disease and death among elderly
people lack of nutrition.
VIGOROUS OLD AGH
depends upon the capacity to digest and
assimilate food. Strength in age has the
same foundation as strength in youth
food properly digested and assimilated.
There is no wav io make phvsical
i strength except from food. And when
the stomach and its allien organs, be
cause of "weakness" or disease, cannot
convert the food into nutrition, there is
a loss of strength and vitality, which
weakens the body and leaves it practic
ally powerless against the inroads of dis
ease. If you want strength you must
get it from food, and you can't get
strength from food when there is dis
ease of the stomach and other organs of
digestion and nutrition. The way to
vigorous age then is to strengthen the
stomach by curing the diseases which
weaken it. This is done by the use of
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery.
"I suffered for sir years with con
stipation and indigestion, Jurim? which
time I employed sevei..l s iars, but
they could not reach ii:y case," vntes
Mr. G. Popplewell, of E-.rt .-ka Spring,
Carroll Co., Ark. "I fe't tbat there was
no help for me; coali ; c. t-:t.-ai food
on my stomach ; had ver.igc a.: 1 wou'd
fall helpless to the Uocr.
sro I commenced takic;:
GoHen Medical Discovery ar! little
'Pellets,' and improved fr.-i t". start.
After taking twelve bottles o: :'.-e 'Dis
covery ' I was able to do Kr -. "rk, and
have been improving ever f .-ci Tan
now in good health for one o -rr.y age'
6b years. I owe it all to Dr. Pierce's
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery
not offered as a "core-all." It does
cere a great many different diseases, but
a study of these cores shows that the '
Aloie, mere about Moody.
loirrLA.D, Marc 29, 1904.
KmTOK Plai.vdkalkk: In your article
answering the Times-Mountaineer, pob-
...,.,, . , 1
hebed in Dalles Chroaiele, which I have!
before me, and every won! of wbleb I
heartily endorse, you haw sried Moody
up just right. I have known him por
sonally for nearly twenty years awl Ms
treatment of Widow Conroy dime not
surprise me in the least. I have oxjkti
enced some of his sharp practice to the
value of pne hundred dollars, Imt Mr.
Moody's mind is .1 blank with regard to
it. He says he cannot rememlKjr it. A
few questions to Mr. Moody are now
order, before the convention assembles
to nominate a candidate for Congrets,
as the ex-M. C- has cheek enough to as
pire to a senatorial tojia, with all his
shortconiings and crookedness thick up
on him in addition to the late attempt
ed robbery of the poor Widow Conroy,
Can you tell the public, Mr. Moody,
whether j-ou have discovered anv more
rocks in the sheepmen's wool, and did
you pay for those rocks you received
the market price for clean wool? And
is your discovery patented? When you,
Mr. Moody ,'shipied a lot of Itarrelled
salmon to Ney York and sold for a good
price for your consignor, did you pay
the gentleman for his pioduct, or is he
waiting till after your next election to
Congress ( ? for his pay? When the old,
f-cotch sheepman of Crook county sold
big ranch and flocks and placed the se
curities, some ten tuonsdnii dollars, in
your, 31. A. Moody'?, bauds, to be sent
to the owner, in Australia, when paid,
did you, Mr. Moody, send the monev to
the owner, when repeatedly requested
m writing, or did you hold on to the
good thing until the infirm, old man re
turned from Australia and demanded
his money in person? Now, Mr. Moody,
will you please state to the niiGlic
whether your old friend confided his
ousiiies 10 you personally or waB your
bank responsible for the rrouoy that
was so difhcult of access? Again, when
a millman of Portland bought a large
shipment of No 1 wheat from M. A.
Moody, paying him the cvdi for if,
frfime $1800, cash in advance, for clean,
merchantable wheat, did you, Mr.
Moody, M. C, ship clean wheat or foul
and dirty wheat that could not be
milled? And have you, Mr. Moody, at
any time ever adjusted any f the-
wrongs, though they cover a period of
nearly twenty yearn? I will not :neatlon
any other arid question. iMf Ir.-i :,iciioua
nor ask Mr. Moody an, q,5."';'.!.f,..jf..hi!(
banking cxperienco prior t the txiwlrJej
Jaiiure. 1 leave that to bvrowf
l.lin l,n i,iiiaivitiulit wu,.. I 1 ' ' . . - 1 ' i-i
has ceased to le a virtue. Jv. fc.
Count Tolstoi's Inlluc
Tolstoi is 'now accuse.
brought about the eopartu-.
noico, liarotiesa Alici Tolaloi,
husband, llarou Struhve. Ti
lived happily together for C-
both .being popular inciil' 1
cow 1 tcietv 1 " '
hapj v n ;J (i.)i, Ht... n.n.
S me ten- months -4.1,0 t!i -
various diseases of heart, liver, lungs,
kidneys, blood, etc., cured by "Golden
Medical Discovery," are diseases which
had their origin 111 the disease of the
stomach and other organs of digestion
and nutrition. When the cause of dis
ease was cured in the stotmch, the effects
of the disease were cm ia the other
MHDICAI. PAI.SK l'RC7CKft:lMJI.
When a medicine is offered ns "blood
making" or "strength-giving," ask your-'
self: Out of what is blood made and what
is the source of physical strength? Blood
may properly; be said to be only digested
food. Food is the source of all strength
when, by the digestive processes, it is
converted into blood, winch is the life
of the lxwly. No medicine can make
a drop of blood. No medicine can give
an ounce of strength. Blood and
strength must come from food, and the
only sense in which Dr. Tierce's Golden
Medical Discovery is called a blood
making and strength -giving medicine
is in that it cures the diseases of the
stomach and other organs
of digestion and nutri
tion, and enables the food
eaten to be converted into
the blood and nutrition
on which the life and
strength of the body de
pend. By this means it
gives new life and new
" I take time to ask you
to allow me to thank you
for the good your medi
cine has done me," writes
Mrs. Francis Johnson, of
Dresden, Pettis Co., Mo.,
Box 71. "I am more than
glad to tell you I have
better health now than
ever before. After using
three bottles of Doctor
Pierce's Golden Medical
Discovery, one of ' Favor
ite Prescription' and one vial of Dr.
Pierce's Pleasant Pellets, I am ftrong
and hearty. I have no more bad spells ;
no more weakness. I feel like a new
woman altogether. I could not have
lived much longer in the condition I was
in if I had not seen that advertisement
just in time to save mv life. Thanks to
you, and I thank God for letting my eyes
look on your advertisement 1 am con
tinually telling my friends I would not
have been living if it had not been for
Dr. Pierce's medicines."
What "Golden Medical Discovery"
does for the diseased stomach in advanced-
life, it docs for youth and for
men and women at every "stage of life's
progress. It makes the "weak " sdomach
strong. It enables the perfect digestion
and assimilation of food, so that the
body is made strong in the one possible
way by food properly digested and per
FAR REACHING BENEFITS.
Acting through the stomach and blood,
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery
reaches every organ of the body. It
strengthens the "weak" heart stirs up
the sluggish liver, heals the inflamed lung
tissues, stimulates the kidneys, and brines
all the physical organs into harmonious
activity. It cures biliousness, and the
headache and lassitude which are com
mon to bilious people. It builds up the
bodv with sound flesh and solid muscle
Sick people are invited to consult Dr.
Pierce, by letter, fret. All corrcspond
ec is held as strictly private and
sat-? .'.) confidential. Address Dr. R. V.
Hnco, 3ufllo. N. Y.
; z-z-.ti. tnes the dealer tempted by the
ii-.V more profit paid by the sale 01 less
rar -.jriatu medicines, will endeavor to
fr"t t:e customer some unproved remedy
as being "just as good " as Dr. Pierce's
Golden Medical Discovery. Judged by
its cure there is no medicine as good for
diseases of the stomach as "Golden Med
IT IS SENT FREE.
Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical
Adviser is sent free on receipt of stamps
to cover expense of mailing only. Send
21 one-Cent stamps for the book in paper
covers ; or 31 stamps for the cloth-bound
Tolnme. Address Dr. R. V. Pierce, Uuf.
falo, K. Y.
visiie-l hr unrle, t! author, and after
1 a wf k or two bvgau writing to ht.r bu.
hand 'Mir:ou k-'ft-rs." in which phe
uphrattfcjjl hereeif for tic "iinmorali
tier1 tbat iurri-i lite imposed . upon
do " nie ana women,
tk 1- . k.i 1 j .
a 11 U too much of Tolstoi and asked
Iter to return at once. Tlw baroness?
first replied evftdvety, but after awhile
refused oint blank to come back.
Thereupon the husband went to the
author's frm to juahhi with his wife.
He found her in a hie.li stale of exal
tation; alio wouid not kine hi n, she
woukl not even touch his hand. I he
baroness told her husband that she now
"hiw the immorality of marriage," and
that she would submit to it no lomrer.
She said she hud decided to live apart
from the baron thereafter with her two
children, devoting her life to good deeds.
Ilis objections were unavailable, jwr
ticularly as Tolatoi refused to interfere.
Ever t-ince then the baron and baroness
have bee-n separated.
The Fnir Route
Via Chicago or Xew Orleans to St
Louis, 'h tho one that ives you the most
for your luoney, -ar,d the fact that tho
ILLINOIS CKN'TUAL offers dnsuk
I'assed skkvick via thehe iioints to the
WORLD'S FAIR, and In this connec
tion to all points Iterond, makes it to
your advantage, in caws yon contemplate
a trip to any point east, to write us be
fore making final arrangements.
Wo can offer the clwico of at loast a
dozen different routes.
15. II. TllUMHUU..
142 Third St., Portland, Ore.
J. C. Lindet-y, T. F. & P. A.,
i-lil Third St., Portland, Ore.
P. Ii. Thompson F. & P A.,
Room 1, Colmnn Uidg.", Soattlu, Was-h.
Commencing March 1, 11)01 and con
tinuing daily to aiid including April 80,
15)04 colonists tickets will lw un sale from
the East to points on Oregon Hues via
Portland, rates from some Of tho princi
pal points as follows: fcBfrom Chieairo.
Ill ; f!U from Peoria, III ; $30 from St.
Louis, Mo; $26 from Missouri River
Point. Omaha and Council Muffs to
Kansas City inclusive; $20.00 to Sioux
City, (.top overg not to exceod 10 days at
ont; wl ftfll be allowed between Port
tund irr,;l ileatkjatlon of tiuket on Oregon
' Ft will pay you Io aw us lieforo von
aH Krue iV Nowland.
couple ---gj j -,gk j ; . j- , JJ
. nntiH),u ! ,in wi'lioui (xt. .! 1 i"t. It is
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Choosing Seed Corn.
Many of thoso.who grow corn are firm
u the opinion that it is necessary to
'chango eeed" frequently. Thev nav
that their own variety or strain of corn
liah "run out" and that thoy must buy
irigoioiiH heed from homo other locality.
Is tliiH necessary? Must erowera of corn
every few years buy high-priced seed in
order to maintain their yieldH? It seems
that tho answer to these quontioiiH are
other qtuitioiif.: How did tho man
who Hells tho new and vigorous seed
keep it from "running out" while ho
was growing it? Doesn't tho whole pro
position appear absurd?
It is true that tho rorn which has
been grown may ho givinir diminishim-
yields of inferior quality and that pur
chased seed corn may yield more and of
a much better quality. Hut the diller-
ence is not duo to any unavoidable
tendency to deterioration inherent in
iir-ll.o corn plant. It is largely the
result of differences in tho manner of
sehcting tho seed. If the seed corn has
lieen collected for several years by gath
ering it up with a scoop shovel from the
leavings in the corn crib in tho spring.
and if the seed which is purchased was
grown by a man who practiced proer'
methoilKOf seeds selection, tho difference
is accounted for. It is in the nature of
tho man and not that of tho com plant
that the trouble lies.
Oklahoma is justly famed for thu
wheat, which its farms produce, yet in
1S1KI, the only year for which figures are
available, tho value of the corn crop, of
the territory was only 300,000 less than
that of the wheat crop, the yield being
a little !e& than twenty-nine bushel
There are few localities where corn is
grown that do not now possess tyio of
corn edap'cd to tlm conditions existing
there. A few farmers crow tietter com
and more of it than their neighbors.
They are more or less cartful in the
selection of their feed corn, ami it is
from their cribs that reed should now
be lelected for next season's crop. If
lH-iblo the i-election should be made
fnini corn grown on similar soil and in a
location similar to that on which it Is to
bo grown, for corn becomes, under pro
jer !H-!ection, adapted to its environ
ment A sort of corn that yields abund
antly on rich bottom land will be out of
of pi.. -eon drier upland conditions will
not I? nt its best on rich bottom land
II ving found a de.-ircable type, pick
out o: ouirli heed corn for vournextcron
j Tak your tiiqe to it, for each bushel of
mai teen corn ought to bring from 250
to 400 baenel of corn next fall and it i?
worth si-eiuling time upon.
First tiud an ear that may 1 used as
as-Undnrd by which the others mav be
meiireJ. It should not lie the large!
1 ; . .t. - t 1 . ... ...
twr in unarm!, unt it eiiontil have deep
wedsee-shaped kernel compactly laid on
in ui.iiorin rows, a medium saed cob,
and its butt ami tip well tiled. The iro
portion of lencth of ear to circumference
!houi 1 Iks atKMil lonr to tlire incite
for K.ltoro land, the ear may ls 10 inch
es long and fMj in circumfi-rewe; it mav
oeSr 1 or S by 0 for thinner soils.
Tli Kratu? on the ear should be unifctrm
in color and t-hape, thus showing
mat tne variety rlMracletistics are well
fixed. If tho corn i- white, tin; col
should W white; if yellow, tho cub
shooM tg r 1.
V. ith this oar a a guide, nick
about twice as much as will be needed
f r teed next soacou's eror. and il- i.
home for study ami selection as rou
find time. It would m,e been better if
litis rorn had been selected in the field
so thai the character of :1h plants at-
won a 01 the ears might have Lt?n ol
served. It's too lato for that now, but
hue Mi'Hitu w none next fall Go over
the oirn carefully and choose from it an
adequate supply for seed, remembering
that alwut one-fourth of it is to be dit
UWiK ii BhOWS.
Q V FISHER, AT. D,
Office over P. O.
'Phone Main 591.
jyU. J. R. CHAPMAN
ove ri Office
) R GEO. E. HOUCK,
Physciau & Surgeon.
OHcc Sertew Bla.
Phone. Main 31
Telephone So. 1.
M. Cbawfoud a J. 0. Watson
Attorneys at Law,
Koosul&i. lUtlfc BUtld., ROSEBORG.OH
4-BudncMtotoretbe V B LtndOQcean
m n 1 113 : r c 1 peel & 1 7 .
JOHN H. SUUPE,
ATTORN EV-AT-LA W,
Bnirfiifes bstorc U.M. Land OfQucattd Hrnbklt
bmlDcMi a irpeclnltT.
Onto - Abraham Building
J C IMILI.ERTOW
Wii pracilc-o In all the State and Federal ConiU
uisro in xhiks elan., aocenunt. Uri'gnn.
7 W. BENSON,
A t tor n cy-a t-1. a w.
J A BUCHANAN, Notary Public,
Collections a Specialty.
R. II. L. STODLHY,
.M'gli'.s mvthfil ivf lwitln Ul illiiemos
i .1 1 1 t'li- triwln oiit V- iisulintlmi free.
OIHifoVer lb? l'wu"l(v Ph -ni No. lull
llt.iir to i'l A. '.,2ti 0 I. M.
K u MifK II. 1). Uravi'i. r-laoJ. I'Looe No 12a
carded during tho shelling.
A good stand of'plants in required for a
largo yield of corn and to Fecnre a un
form stand, nil of tho grains of seed corn
miiht bo aH nearly as possible of one w'ze
and shape. For this reanop, the grains
on the butt mid tips of tho ears and earn
with imperfectly shaped grains should
lw discarded w hen shelling and after
tho corn is shelled, it should be picke.1
over anil all imperfect grains and thrash
re mo veil.
A germinating tost t-liould le made.
Put iwi'iity-fivo grains 011 n oiat paper
inn igar box and cover them with a
moiMeiied cloth. Tie the lid of the Ix x
down and set in a moderately warm
room. At leant twenly-tlirce of the
twon'y-fivo grains should have sprouted
before tho end of liv-i days. The amount
of seed to be sown should bu ii.cr as. d
proportionately or other feed procured
if lex- than this number germinate.
Try tho platoi on vour corn nlnnlor
and keep changing them until tho ker-
neis nro oroppeil regularly at tho dis
tances apait which have Ik-oii found
beet in your locality. Without i), mast
mum yields are imposniLIe.
All of this may nppejr to he a lot of
trouble and expence, but corn returns
from 100 to 400 times the amount of seed
required, and the work jwys well. It is
by tho usuof such methods that tin-
yield of corn per acre has been iucroased j
more than one-fifth in ten years in Illi-1
nois and one-eighth in Indiana. There
is no grower of rorn in Oklahoma who
can not carry out the foregoing sugzes
tions and profit largely , by it. Tin
character of seed corn is of tlw highest
imjiortance, for corn is almoit essential
to tho profitable production of live stock-
ami any system of farming thatdoo
not include live stock in it is incomplete.
Tin- dock is clear of outgoing vessels.
Ilenlah, Lucy and Lily are soon to ar
rive Mrs (Copt.) Neill Cornwall leaves for
her home at Rerkley, Calif., by Mon
The hiirs oppo-ite town were white
with snow, Wednesday, an unusual
The stoamur Uinpqun makos regular
trips on Smith river, Monday, Wclnft
day awl Friday, after irtil.
Th.. -cho-Nier Lily arrived in San
Fmm-ifco from here after a paMie of
11 days. She will return at once with
general cargo of merchattdi.-e.
Wm. Kroll, of th Sparrow Kr.JI
Lumlr Co , of Kenton, Vieh., arrived
in Portland, Fob. Rh. Mr. Kroll is on
route to tho Uniua emintry, where
the company owns 13,000 acres of tim
Several timber claims from lhi e
Uoh for which the intorior Department
reserve! th richt to pas upon until
fnrthfr tnveuationf have )eo re
leaded from the bold n p. an., tinal proof
is ttin acepoil upon the customary
tlliog entries ami proper amount beiitp
Tlw little 7-year oM too of D. E.Jofars
tou i very siek with poenawaia.
Mi Fran Vie Miller was the soent o
her aunt, Mrs. F. R. Milter, in Glemlale
A fine little daerhter eewe to adorn
the home of Mr. and Mrs. lawreece
Craven, on tTper Cow Creek, one
The Ladies Aid .5oeietv w-ilf mart
nest Wo.lue.iay nftornoun with Mrs.
A. L. WilMi at three o'clock. All the
ladies cordially invited to attend.
R. A. Jones, superintendent ard half
owner of the Rentoif the coming grea
est gold mine in Oregon was doin$r
business in tilendale yesterday.
C. F. Dittmar, the-bright young m in
ing reporter and engineer, who spent
the winter in this district, visited his
friend, Dr. Rower-ox here on Tuesday.
His many friends will regret to learn
that -Mr. T. B. Johns, who resides on
Cow Creek, ten m les east of town, lias
been very sick during the past week
with pneumonia. Under the treatment
of our new physician, Dr. Shearer, Mr.
Johns s improving
Chas. T. Kail, one of Ulendale's pros
perous merchants, is favorably spoken
of for the democratic nomination for
sheriff of Douglas county. Mr. Nail is
well qualified for the position and would
make an ideal sheriff. Since this end of
the county has never yet had a candi
date for any county office, he stands an
excellent eIiow of landing the nomina
tion. An Illahe corresondent to the Gold
Beach Recorder says! "It has ben a
little over a month since this place has
received anv mail and it - is outrageous
- - c-
and useless, and somebody ought to be
"pitched" for it. Thero were time
when the mail could come and it did
not. I say the postmasters ought to re
port the same. It is preposterous and
people should not stand for it.
A Spring Day.
In April shine whilo mists hanv Ion,
And sweet the spriimtinies lures us
Be.ide the medow brook wo jto
For violets Hrveet and crocus.
The damk-lioiifl bestar tho green
Whero lambn aro cavlv nlavini?:
Tho cowslips Iwnd in yellow sheen
Where calves and cows aro straying.
The maple buds aro bursting slow,
the bluebirds seek the branches
Of Hach and npplo trees aglow.
Their blossoms sweet entrances.
Tho purlinj; brook makes merry hum;
wo loilow wiiero it leads us.
And find at every bend and turn
A floweret sweet to ploaso us.
Tho tondor grass bonds 'neath our feet,
Tho soft winds fan, time doth fly,
Oh, spring has como, wo soft repeat,
And coin winter's timo eono bv.
With hands full ol tho blossoms blue,
And catkins from tho willow,
With crocus, too, of varied Into
Wo crost tho little billow.
Whilo sinks the sun in crimson west,
Wo hoinfward turn with hanuv heart.
Wo watch tho robins siek, their nest
And leitvo the meadow brook aimrt.
So slowly now tho eJuulmvs creep.
Ho still and gunny night doth c me.
Now softly doth nil nature sleep,
And the spiingtiino day is done.
f you want to buy a farm
tf you want furnished rooms
If you want to buy a house
If you want to rent a house
Ii you want to build a house
If you want to move a house
If you don't know PAT
0i! or or dtlrnH3 . .
F F. pa
Aicni For DOUGLAS
Ho! For St. Louis and the World's Fair
WILL YOU BE THERE?
C' Nature's Art Gallery of th- Rockies in r!.l
aJCC TUnn aASt- UA This can onlv be done br Kr or
. AJWW returmuK rta the -sCK.VIC LIXK OF THE WORLD.'
V f N RIVALED SCENIC ATTRArrinws
I 1 NEQUALLED DINING
s7 naujtriiaaisjj m LbtURJS TO PLEASE
Write for illustrated booklet of Colorado's faiuoos splits and resorts "
W. C. flcBRIDE, General Agent,
124 Third Street PORTLAND, OREGON
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' !- . 1. T. Rsinans tV
N. F. IwTT, .Sten-tary.
r- rnm tr. a,:eod reOT -
a U-'Au,j: hnbers are COrdfc-
lily M,viV4 to btb d
F. B. Wa ts, E
Rot tjU-Lr-w, Secretarr.
. D 1st Si P4RA7K BATTALLIOX
- , me arrsofj nail evry
. at 3 a'deek.
F. B. H.utLni. Capt.
I O. ? -Pl.rt-iriB Lodee So.
I yr tf ia 0-1.I FHec' Trmple, o
" - ni Jrfkau tl Oasa etreets.
n.ii'Uirtan Lodee So. S.
t-:rn inmiifaM- ef week Jdem
net o h order in aeod mmtdins ar
lit9! a auea-l.
J. C- TwircHEtL, N. U.
i. i Jvw-kti, Sweielary.
o PUpba LeoV No. 47. ileetl
T-rjr WNleesdT, im I. O. O. F
1 p. ia. .uemoers in
ioed tiylirtc t hivitd te attend.
U. W. Kims.ll, C. C.
Hum WntMRtr, K. of R. fc S.
LII.AC OIRCI.B. Xo. -in, Women of
. Wo "lcrai: Met on 2nd and 4th
Fri-taf of each raentb at the I.
O. o. K. Hall. VWtios members in
o-n t .dHibi ar ievlted to attend.
Dklia Jw.t, GeMrdian Neighbor.
Mix.vnt Otsy, Secy.
K S Rose'iurc Chapter So. S
Holds thoirlfttmlar racuktini nn V.a
- wviiim. l.u uc
... J TL I Y .
uieam, ititru luiirruays in sacn
nonth VlmtioR members in zood
rtandinc are reapeotfnlly invited to at
tend. Mrs. Xaxxib Sphagck W. II.,
Mauds Rast Secretary.
XITED ARTISANS. Unipqna As
sembly No. 106 meets everv Satnr-
lav umniiut , C n'-lu r v ....
Sons Hall, wiung Artisans cordially
invited to attend.
Mas. M. A. Rwto, M. A.
Man. MisxiE Jo.ses, Secretary.
4tV)l)MKX OF THR WORLD.-Oak
!& Cawn Ko. 128 Mefs at the Odd
r-iwt. nait 10 i;ivw.i,tne, every
rlr-t and third MontUi evenine. VU
a itrhNnrs Klwava welenme.
X. T. Jkwktt. C, C
J Rrru.v.N. Cierk-
4 tfci. K-bor;i Ixjdge ho. , b, ha tUM 4j Sl . thu t .
3.fc Mdt r.-tr com tannics- rt"eeet So. lor h ra..M r :t,
s Hh ill O.O F. Hall on ftcood NEi elhffi oa! Js m-- :
ted fhsrwarf at fch nwr. th. ' ,!'' Uf zm'' ' - - sl
t-vvi. av'-'JLa' I Oo fBmut surrey.
And Oilier Beautiful Flowers
Send Postal Card .
for 1904 Catalog
is iv p kv.1 tr ttaii. iwo .il.l
. nud it-vr eiloiiwr.sndfiielld$
wttfc a Icil atMt complete
dtOf V of
All frt-sli -Md of thu verv best
quality. Tim aad t-offeo are
speti.-nies, Toui jtro?ge
205 JacKstm St.. RontcburK
N. v FOSTfTR & CO.,
'Ut.an. P irm ..nil MJn
vo, WblnSh and
" 1 K 1 N D. OREGON
IF ITS A WHITE
IT ALL RIGHT
White family Ami Tailor
ing Rotory Sewing Mach
ine?. Machines with
Notice for Publicati
BaMlnrir.Ofecnn.Fibr iarr f.EOI.
Xofle. u hertfcy glr-n tfcsv tx- o-r.p4j.2ai
tte Tbt1b ol Iht o! Curt, ol
JaneI.Vn,eiaUoJ-A-, t U-r w mt
NMUil Tlata..M . 1 .
4 la all tt jstHc laxl um. bj vt of Luu.
HEx&y n. BKooKr.
. Yorl: ' ..
' tefcre 1U te-str i jc -
jOBTbarufaj iU:, .i-.-tr, (re-
of Katar;, Or-ca.
Aar aad an psnost dabalas: drerlj tie
W " u ream. tm tie ibtij
5 Jj r blaie tte lHk da j ol
- Notice for Publication.
0. S.Las4 0fier,Bfiotar,nie -Sfarek
Notice u hercbr (Tires tiat la coaoHaaco
wtlfe the MorliioM of Ue act o! Csurm ol
Jso. laiftfcl--Aiia?t for Ite uk ot
Uaker liad ia too Stalool CaBfcraia.Ona
Nevada .and WatlUcxtoa Trrhorr."' aj -!?-il
to an Use psblie laat statu by act of AcrttJt
of Kelmix. rmarv of DiKiKta. tlnVe f Ore
i.b, ka ih day ated a it ffi her svArn
Ulririit NottW lor ISc preh?e ol ike bxs
A, 4. B-trOH-aa qumrtrr of Ike Soeth?rsl oiiaicot
of f-Hco ir. t.nnM3, ontk. raaeTweit
aa4 will offer proof to lio w that the land too tit
I sore Talaa&le for iu Uatr or tteae ttaa
lor acrltnliuraj pnrrwje, aad to eataMlth W
tlila tjfore tfce Reriattr and Eentrar cf una
o Tor-vT. in l of May. . Cfce-
casta a. irnos: Ednl II Lfaor. Ge
UnPriUa, ot Ko-rr. OregoVSai
Halbiager. of B.xiwar. Orene.
Aar aad all penoav clalmlB ailnsRelr th
thT.', cl' " -iatl o
J. T. Bbcmcs, St5ter.
IN THE CIRCUIT COORT OF THE
OK ORBGOS VOtL OOtlGLAS COBVTT
Roy rUkerastl Jo- V
epa R Amlerxia I
aol O. S. Saalor, I
Xott8Mhr ciTcUMt,r rirtae of aa
etecaUoB. aa4 onltr of k. .lulr ia of
oornu fc la .lay of Jaaoarj. Mr
aoKd p:aittbr, it c:at the aoovo naa
Wrfaai aad jSla,-. ike herrfaafW ma
owoeu aal cnt-l niorMace BranvrtrlHr
mmiM m nirr raai oc faaeo
"'"'J woa tetennt ihcraun at 6 per
ccotrranBBBi from Uw UVb ilv of JB
aarjr. 19M ant for the fartaer sum ef jisjo
Ut of April, net; at one oYloci p m of Vik!
i f art IUomj (run: Jeer, ta
ta to the hlbet !.Mcrfor ci-h lakaaj, H
. rtsat. title aad Iatr.t wbiefc u,t eetemt
aitb.doBihe9tbdarotMT.lK.er at HT
a Jie tberwtfVr in or to the foltowmi- eicxKilwul
ttremiN. to wit
1 .. r.a 1. . I , ..r 1 .
" , . , n.-wiiiMii (jaaner aai tee
is nttni, unn-,
Ol IMuiUlB ti
hereunto tx-tensiur or In aar te appirutrS
V"1 r3 Proceed of SS Mte
?fS?!2y "'5!,?,: to,h -rawntel th Jura
lJt nK?,?LS tr."at Per anaan fnra the 5o.
here be. pT lo the C exk ot U e Wert, iV
Jald above (rlbed real jvrerir iZ tka
nannerrovkktt bvlaw. ' 1 1 "Q
OaWof Ursi pcbitVatwB, March lWb.KWC
. B. U iaenv
Sliorisr IXrtg as CtHim, Ore$n
The World's Fair Route.
Those nntkiitatiBir an Fslern ir'.n
a visit to the Loniaiana rurchase Expo-
oiuuu i oi. i.ouis, ennnot afforxl to ove
look the advantaged offers'
souri I'joho IttiuwAr, which, on ac
count of its various routes and gateways,
has been appropriately named "Tho
World's Fair Route."
rassctiRers from the Northwest take
tho JdissocEi Pacific trains from Dn
ver or Vuoblo, with tho choice of oiUier
going direct through Kansas Citv, or via
Wichita, Fort Scott and Pleasant Hill.
Two trains daily from Denver and Pu
eblo to St. Louis withont change, carry
ing all classes of modem wtnipwient, hV
.eluding oh-ctrie lighted oWowation par
'jor enfoillniiiic caw. Ten daily trams
,7 rkH"s vtv atwl ?:t. Louis.
atcraturo lnforumlu" a,n wtrwt