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About The Madras pioneer. (Madras, Crook County, Or.) 1904-current | View Entire Issue (Aug. 22, 1912)
THE MADRAS PIONEER
Published every Thursday by
PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.
One year. $1.J30
Six months 80
Three months 50
Entered as second class matter
August 29, 1904, at the Postof
fica at Madras, Oregon, under
tli a Act of Congress of March 3,
Thursday, August 22nd 1912.
possible results, and thus pave
the wav for larger and more
systematic work in the future.
Another Word about Land Shows
We are looking forward to new
conditions of immigration to the
Pacific Coast. The completion
of the Panama Canal is to open
up new fieds for exploitation;
and whether we improve the op
portunities thus offered, or not,
the canal will bring to us a new
volumn of immigration, and
undoubtedly a new class of
immigrants. The situation sug-
A Creditable Report co w,rtb W1"w J "
do some very effective pioneer
The report of the extension de- work.
partment of the Oregon Agricu'- We are convinced of the effi-
.Ural College, recently submitted Cacy of land show enterprise as
to the United States Department it has been conducted in the
or! Agriculture, is one of which cities of the East and Middle
th3 state" might well be proud. West. We know that it has at-
According to the report nearly tracted to the Coast a splendid
UJ.OOO came under the personal class of Eastern and Middle
iutruction of agricultural ex- Western farmers: and it has
parts of the state institution'dur- been urged persistently that the
i l r the first six months of this enterprise be developed to more
ye.ir. These persons were reach- efficient results. Why not with
ea in various ways. Seventy the same activity invade the
t vo farmers institutes were new field which the opening of
h ild, every county in the state the Panama Canal will make
s ive one, holding one or morelavaialble?
. sassions. lhe sessions were at- We can, if we plan the matter
tafded by over 10,000 persons, aright, pick and choose the
farmers who are making their European immigrants who will
living off the soil, and who at- help to make up the future citi-
ten led the lectures by the experts zenship of the Pacific Coast and
with a view to improving them- more especially of the state of
salves. Special lectures at pic- Oregon. Will it not pay to do
nics, chautauquas, churches, so?
banquets, granges, commercial It win reauire money and or
ciabs, conventons and fairs ganization, to be sure, but we
orougnt tne attendance to well have employed both of these to
over the 13,000 mark. It is es- ff0od effect where the field was
pecially satisfactory to note that hardiy more promising, in some
these institutes were conducted respects perhaps not so promis-
at the request of communities
ing. If we organized the land
Proli1rnt WlllUm H. Tiift
mcC'I'rcMdent Jnmc 8. HUcrmftit
Secretary ol Hinto rni anuvr u. mh
Secretary ol Treasury Franklin MaoJ enRh
Hccrotary ill Interior WMter.WI'Miar
Sei'rolary ol War H. Stlincoii
Secretary otfoinmcrte anl lAlmr..UliaN, Nhkci
Secretary ol Navy Ucorgo Von I,. Muir
Soeretary ol Agriculture .Jinca Wilson
I'ottmRHlcr Oenaral. Frank II. Hltclicock
Attornoy llcueral George W. Wlckoralinm
Governor Onwalil Wot
Secretary ol State Hen W. Olcott
Treasurer Tliomns U. K.v
Attome General A. M. Crawlonl
Supt. I'ubllo Instruction h. K. AUIeriimn
"tatu Printer W. 8. Onnhjay
Commissioner ol Ubor 8tatlitlcs...0. I'. llolf
GnmoWarileu W. I.. Unlcy
Stat- Engineer Jnliti II. U;vIh
it a n.... i OcorRO K. (ihamberltiln
U. 8. BcnatorH J joiiatliau Bourne, Jr.
t W. o. Hnwley
Congressmen j A;w. uflerty
SEVENTH JUDICIAL- DISTRICT
Judge Attorney W. I., llrailslmw
Attorney Krotl W. Wilson
Judge H. C Kills
Tlerk ,. .Warren Hruwn
Sheriff T. N. lUlfour
Treasurer Ralph Jordan
Assessor J. D. ! Follelte
S-hool Superintendent R. A. Font
rnr.iiinr Dr. E. O. II Mil'
Surveyor..... ,.Fred A. Hire
It. II. JJ Icy
I James Rit e
Circuit CotmT First Monday In May: third
Monday In October
I'romatk Coukt First Monday In cch
CoMMissiioSKR's Court First Wednesday In
Jauuarv, March, May, July, September and
MADRAS SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 22.
(T. A. LongChm.
Directors W. R.Cook
Clerk.... , Marie Dime)
Mayor.. Howard V. Turner
Recorder I. W. Jackson
Treasurer D W. Harnett
Marshall F. Stauglanit
o. a. I'earce
G. V. Stanton
V R. Cook
J. L. Campbell
a. t.. uray
In order lo close out our entire atock of BASE BALI 1
nu'uiMn iuri1 c I I :.l 1 a i .i K0US ant
rioninvi i I'uiviLi, wc uuvu ucuucu 10 maicc uic above rvln i
DO NOT FAIL TO TAKE ADVANTAGE
THIS OPPORTUNITY TO SAVE MONEY
If you arc going on a vacation trip, whether to the coast or
to the mountains you'll need good angling and base ball outfits
CJ We keep only Reliable Goods and NOW is the time to buy
$1.00 GRADE, BASE BALLS
B. B. BATS . .
B. B. GLOVES . .
FISHING RODS .'
FISHING REELS .
President II. F. Wetzel
Secretary Lewis II. miug
which will come to Oregon from
abroad by way of the Canal.
and individuals, and not on the show to be transplanted in fields
im;iative of the college author;- where English, German, French
ties and Italian peasantry might
The feature of the report is the have an opportunity of learn
part covering the work done in ing exactly what this section
th .public schools. Seventy-five has to offer; which would
thousand school children were give these people a comprehen
t ilked to in their class rooms by sive idea of the land that is avail-
men from the college,
through the medium of special climatic and other conditions
industrial education, school fairs that make tliis general region
h lve been held in all parts of the best agricultural corner of
the state, at which exhibits of the earth, the result to us-would
land products and handiwork of be a direct influx of thrfty, pru-
the. children have been enterred dent and industrious farmers
in competitive display. These who would bring with them in-
siventy-five thousand children tensive methods of farming,
will be the farmers of tomorrow,. These neonle comnrise a class
with the progress and develpp- of immigrants well worth bid- may learn toTLTd ,!
"Did you see that stout womiln push
that little muu off the sidewalk?"
"What did she do It forr
"Why. Bhe'a been reading somewhere
that womeu are displacing men In ul!
the walks of life." Cleveiaud Plain
and able, of products and prices? of . Dea,er-
Staking a Play.
"We'll have lo Rive her u prominent
part In the new play."
"But she can't act."
"That's all right. We'll Ox her up
with seven gowns. That will keep her
busy In the dressing room most of the
time." St. Louis Times.
1 he New -
MADRAS FLOUR MILLS
Are Now Making Three Brands of Elour
MADRAS FLOUR (straight)
HIGHLAND PATENT (1st grade)
UHSU-iU 1 t rLUUK (2nd grade
All our FLOUR is of natural color
The only right color, flavor and quality
All brands are first class for their grade
Mad ras Flour Mill
H. F. DIETZEL, Proprietor
Advantages of Travel.
All travel has Its advantages. If the
pas-teuger visits better countries ho
POr f n in trt ho nnnrlo1 KafAwn flin nnU.
dv mis means larireiv to aeter- :
I. ii . " " "c
imii-yeur b wurK were me m ne the class of mm mtinn'oH,
ment of the state in their hands.
If this army is educated to work
t le soil according to approved
mithods of farming, what re
8 alts might not be expected dur
ing the next decade?
Special features included
two demonstration trains, one
through Central Oregon, making
a run of 952 miles, stopping at
12 stations, at which over 4,000
ranchers heard lectures delivered
by nine experts, and the poultry
demonstration train, operated
over the Southern Pacific lines
in the Willamette Valley, from
April 6 to May 4, making 50
stops and reaching 21,932 per
The cumulative benefits of
these various forms of instruc
tion cannot be estimated.- It
must necessarily bring forth pro
gress and development to far
outstrip any that might have
been accomplished in the past
ten years, wonderful as that pro
gress has been. There is but a
single dark note in the entire re
port. Insufficient funds made
it imr.ossibe for the experts to
respond to all ihe requests
made of them. They did most of
this work without additional
compensation, thus reducing the
expense of the department to a
minimum, and making the
splendid report possible.
But Oregon must not remain
idle. Other states are doing
work of the same nature, and
on the same scale. Not only are
such efforts progressive, but they
are highly defensive. There is
every need for the continu
ance of the work, in order
that the repprt recently submit
ed may be able to bring th,e beat
learn to enjoy bis own. Johnson.
ding for. If we will only give i'tuue tarries him to worse he may
serious thought to the subject
we niust be convinced that no
promotion or publicity inves-
oetter tnan tnis.. it is
Buy it now. Now is the time to buy
. . -. n Uou r n 1 it
in tne long run pay i ui wiaiuuenuiM vuiic, vnoiera
I ,t i 1 . . I. i . .
fn. iic I ' ivemeuy. n is almost
This remedy has no su-
or sale by M. E. Snook.
cliool Fund Benefit
GATEWAY DRAMATIC CLUB
A Farce Comedy in One Act
CAST OF CHARACTERS
Tms-.... William Brownhill
Robert Austin ihn n..i..
race Austin ; Mrs Hershey
Mr. Kent . Mr. Hershey
- - Mrs. Aiac g arland
Singing, Dancing, Speaking and other Specialities
ADMISSION; - - Adults 25c Children 15c.
Saturday Evening, August 24th
LUMBER, LATH, SHINGLES,
BUILDING PAPER, DOORS,
WINDOWS, MOULDING, ETC
Trustee in Bankruptcy Offers
The Above Discount for Cash
LIMITED PERIOD ONLY
Central Lumber & Supply
OTTO C PIERCE, Trustees