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PORTLAND. " OREGON, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1921
CITY AS WELL AS RURAL PEOPLE ARE
URGED TO ATTEND LIVESTOCK SHOW
THAT OPENS TODAY IN NO. PORTLAND
Manager of Pacific International ( Wishes That He Might Have
Powers of "Pied Piper" to Bring All of People of Northwest
to the Greatest Livestock Show and Its Exhibits.
the powr to pipe so long and loudly that
tne entfre citizenry should ret behind
me In a body and I would lead every
last one of them through the walla of
the buljdlng Into the wonderful ihow,
only to lead them out again and in
again tiour after hour, ticking the turn
tile until the thing should be run out
I had the pleasure of attending Tues
By O. M. Tttmmtf
Miwnl Maneser Tteifit Inumttioul
If It were pnly possible for me to
get under the skin of the people of
the city of Portland as to the value of
the ractflc International Livestock ex
position : make them live with the
struggles of the Uat three years and
make them feel how much the success
of the present Pacific International de-
rend, upon their whole hearted support. d.y VwSrn 17. I l7v..
financially morally show, an auction of purebred ororll
wx. "'- steers sold last year by Frank Rothrock
1 tST Ini.aSonal this year t0 0,6 Boy and G,rl club members of
The raclflo International lhl" inii Braplre with a guarantee
must b.ve roughly 200 U.t he would Vy them at lewt 9
i iu aiMaaiit Thar are a
few seneroua souls who measure the Jt'VEMLES SELL STEERS
soccess of the Pacific International not Twenty -five steers went through the
In terms of attendance, but for the good ring In less than that many minutes.
which It Is doing to the livestock tn- l in no case was less than 10 cents
d us try year In and year out, but In pound paid for these steers, and In many
the minds of per cent of the people cases It ran up to 15 and 20 cents, while
a coneer which does not show a balance the grand champion went to 40 cents,
on the proper side of the ledger Is not This was in advance over their real
counted successful. market value of from S30 to $400 per
Here we have one of the biggest in- head, and the business men In the
etitutlons of Its kind In the world, a various civic clubs in Spokane vied with
statement absolutely honest. It seems each other to see who should buy these
so sweeping that many people express steers. This was all done because of
doubt as to Its truthfulness. Those who I the civic pride In the Western Royal
knew these things best, however, upon and was a wonderful exhibition of what
second thought realise that we are right. I the self same pride may do for a city.
ALL' SHOULD ATT ESI) The Chamber of Commerce and the
There are. roughly, ovef a quarter various clubs of Portland are taking
of a. million oeoc-le within ths city limits n miense interest, in our present Bnow.
.f .PurtUnl at tn nresent time. It and larf committees are working at
..(,. tn wth that I the present time to bring to the at
very one of these might attend at tentTon of people of all activities the
least once ; that many of them might Importance of the Pacific International.
v. . mh.r of tlmai -that most Never in the history of livestock on
of them would be very gad to contribute I Pacific coast have better, animals
their mite to the good of the industry J -fathered together than for the
tiu.um. ni hundrMtn of dollars have 121 exposition. Grand champions of
been expended In the upbuilding of this all of the Pacific Coast states will be
ln.titutinn. Over sftOO.000 is assembled. In a nimber of cases the
.rtn.tlv invested at ths Dresent time to wonderful animals in the United
nrnvMe a home on this Pacific coast States will be here. Breeders have
in kni with the dimity and value brought their herds for- nearly 4000
hi. tremendous enterprise. J miles to give class to the. show. Men
The, Pacific International Is owned by 1 and women whose names are household
men. women and children scatter an words In. the various breeds will be
aver the Pacific slope, but the majority I found In the official catalogue, and the
f th. Awnerahln rests in the people of how itself will be graced by their
Portland Itself. cOur people have gen-1 presence.
rousty given of their money to the! HAKMONT IS KEYNOTE
Far mo international so uiai mm nnr I. . n,nn.,i .,...;. ,
stock Interests of the entire Pacific stop- BpenQ nour after hour studying the
might be encouraged : knowing full well yrtovm ln the 8how. ghow
that any agricultural development any- , M b tnat u w,n uk a f n
wher within that territory must neces- .v to ... th. h)e.h ,.ht, .
rlly- build up the v Uages and larger to a man or woman who delights In any
partlcluar breed they can profitably
pitiea. with a result mat inairecuy its
suceess means their success. It Is
quite certain that If anybody had a
financial Interest In a grocery store or
tn a general' merchandise - store, they
would go to that place to trade and
ronslder It an obligation. It should be
just as much their duty and pleasure
to attend time and time again; the
Pacific International. whlch they own.
thus putting their own property on a
OTHER SHOWS SUCCESSFUL
The fame of the Pacific International
spend all of that time at the breed
which they favor.
The California National Livestock
show at San Francisco has recently
finished a most successful week, holding
their show under, canvas. They were
given most splendid support by the
people surrounding San Francisco bay,
with the result that they are now talk
lngv of building something which will
follow after the type of the Pacific
The Western Royal Livestock show
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MEN OF FORCE HAVE DEVELOPED THE
LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY OF NORTHWEST .
TO ITS PRESENT EMINENT POSITION
Writer1 Reviews the Early Development of Purebred Stock in the
Oregon Country; Declares Show at North Portland to Be Part
of the Real Life of :the Entire Nation.
By W. L. Tessaat I of a naUon founded on a solid bajda.
On either side of the portals to the I and he conceived that basis to be good
great stock pavilion in North Portland livestock. He was truly a "Lover of
stand two stone tablet. Few of the I Livestock. tie preacneo it from one
throngs that enter daring the stock show end of Oregon to the other, w hen he was
notice them, and let they deserve care- chief of the state experiment station ;
ful and resDectful attention. I wtten ne cocaine governor of that state
The ope on the right bears three names I he did not cease to support enthuaiasti-
William Sargent Ladd, -Jack" Splawn cally th industry without which he be-
and "Mike" D. Wisdom. On the left are Mleved Its prosperity could not continue.
the names of Governor James Withy-1 SESEBTE P&AtSE
r ," "I ,Y-.A, "T" I Erneet Lister, governor of Washing
'r.L or::? Tr.. , TO ton. was as ardent In hi. support of the
Ham M. Ladd. war one or the srreat ..K 1.1. 11 . ' . - ,t
founder of livestock on the Pacific Xd'gTewd VhHa'
Z nf h.rk .ml, h. P"' grt influence tn the scale, on the
In til- mt"X H. U aa iho r7j W of lh nd TOm 0 provide
in this country. He It was who early I , . . . ,,vl ,v.
encouraged the breeding of the best
blood, not alone of one. but of many
worthy breeds. He brought some of the
best Shorthorns here. Some of the best
Jerseys came from his Importations. Tou
may yet find descendants from his Berk
shire s. He well deserves a place on the
tablets of remembrance.
Andrew Jackson Splawn. known to al
most the entire Northwest as "Jack
the food and clothing of the nation.
During his Incumbency in office be did
much toward the fortifying of livestock.
and his state and the entire West is
better for what he did.
What could this country have been
without the untiring, unselfish service of
these five men? It Is Idle to speculate
on such things, but no one who under- "
stands how much the Uvea of men count
In the development of any cause, ran
begrudge all the praise and honor that
BADGES WILL BE
"The badges of the Pacific Interna
tional Livestock Exposition officials are
both attractive and emblematic," said
Manager PlAmmer. "They consist of
handsome medallions on ribbons.
"President F. S. Stlmson will wear
a purple ribbon badge, this royal color
Indicating the authority of his position
over such a collection of champions and
grand champions. The directors' rib
bons will be golden, signifying value ;
the total value of all the animals would
stagger a statistician.
'The ribbons of the judges' badges
will be blue, for the reason that their
decisions make some of the contenders
feel that way. The clerks wili wear
badges with red ribbons, because they
see red whenever anybody gets in their
way (which is most of. the time). The
superintendents of the departments are
given white ribbons, because white lndi
catea purity of heart.
"My own badge." he added, wUl
probably be red, white and blue, with
some gold and. purple fringe and a few
black stripes across it, to express all the
DAIRY HERDS GET
TEST; MARK GOOD
DUE ON TUESDAY
La Grande, Nov. 5. There Is very
little tuberculosis among the small
dairy herds of Union county, according
to the results obtained by JDr. C. M.
Gardner, assistant state veterinarian.
who has just completed giving tuber
culin tests to 467 dairy cows in 103 small
herds in the county. Only seven re
actors were found, these all being in
one herd Of eight purebred Holsteins.
Dr. Gardner has not yet completed the
work in the county, several hundred
more cows being listed for the tests.
County Agent Harry G. Avery is making
an effort to secure listings of all cows
in the county that have- not yet been
The largest commercial herds in the
county were tested last spring, at which
time federal appropriations were avail
able and a greater percentage of re
actors were found.
The Cove section leads all sections of
the county ln the matter of listing cows
for the tests. Several hundred have al
ready been tested there and all the other
cows In the section are already listed, iVill be the leading feature of the Gov-
mere Deing aooui iwo nunarea more. 1 ernors day program.
STOCK SHOW BUILT
BY LOYAL BREEDERS I
A Post-Intelligencer special train to
the Pacific International, comprising
many coaches and bringing stock show
visitors from Seattle and other points
to the north, will leave Seattle at mid-
, Portland on Tuesday morning, Octo
Every year Washington breeders are
out in force at the Pacific International
and put up strong competition for high
honors in the different breeds. Many
business men and lovers of livestock,
in addition to farmers and breeders,
come each year to see the big stock
show at Portland, and the Seattle Post
Intelligencer has organized a special
train for the accommodation of- these
enthusiasts. Several of the civic clubs
of Seattle will be represented by delega
tions on this train. .
The visitors from the north will help
to fill the big amphitheatre in the stock
show pavilion on Tuesday afternoon.
when ex-Governor Lowderrs address
By B. C. Stewart
Splawn. ' entered the cattle business in I can be riven them.
the Yakima country tn 161. In 1117 1 But The Pacific International Live-
he established a herd of purebred Here- I stock exposition is not the work of flvo.
fords, which won blues wherever they I men alone It is an Institution that does
were shown. He was on the Washington I not stand or fall by the death, removal
state fair board for many years. He was I or defection of any man or group of
at various times president of the Wash- I men.
ington Livestock association, the Pacific I It is not merely a great organisation
Northwest Livestock association and the I with a wonderful building which con-
Cascade International Livestock associa- 1 tains one of the finest shows of livestock
tion. He helped organise the first pack-1 anywhere on earth. It U all of that, but
plant on the Pacific coast. He was I so much more. It Is a part of the life
livestock commissioner for Washing-ton I of a nation. It furnishes a record of
the Pan-American exposition at San achievement and a spur to progress.
Francisco. He was the first president of v rrr writ t rnt
th P(fli TntpnltAna1 T.lvafrwW vwv.l
rtion. Rrave klndlv. honest, rnmun w wn cirnce ta oi
Fine cattle alone do not make a sue-1 civilisation
cessful livestock show
he typified the best qualities of the old
more value from an educational stand
point. The show Itself last but eight
days out of 1(5, but Its officers. Its em-
ithout falling to keep up
d , . i n I with th imnrovement at tiM time we
K" "T.w " i " Z:Zl Dlovea. Its stockholders are at work all
a large attendance of appreciative vlsl- f ' ' . . ,, tha time. The great bred aorUtkna.
tors they IOrm a Very Vital ana neces- at mn who have linn, an m.is-h fnr r" na iivemoca pumiciwi IM
the. develonment nt the Init.i.li-r whlrh agricultural colleges, are on lis siarr.
upholds and supports the nation. cry raoimoi iot improving uie quamr
D( II vnuAK, 1 or iirtn(inrnini mtnivu,
The success of a livestock show de
pends upon the work and industry of a
comparative few loyal, public spirited
men. If It were not for these men
successful show could not be held.
A LIFE CALLI5G
for improving feed conditions, for build-
la spread all over the land and Into finished lat Spokane this week, proving
foreign countries. , It la another case I to be a very successful venture for them,
or tha nreverb. "The prophet has honor I too, and they. too. are talking of build-
save In his own land." The people oi ing a quarter oi a minion aouar auai-
thls Pacific Coast country outside of torlum to take care of the show,
the cities have been talking week after ' The Pacific International has the
weak and month aftei" month about the prestige of the entire country ; it has
shows of past years; have been figuring worked, In harmony with every other
"Mike" Wisdom is deservedly placed Ing up soils, for making life more w hole-
on the tablets as "The Breeders Friend." I some and profitable is part, of the work
'or years ne traveled through the Pa-1 of the Pacific International.
clfle Northwest as editor of the first I It looks ahead. The success of the
It requires energy and many hours of livestock paper on the coast, devoting a I boys and girls livestock clubs Is vital
labor to get together such a mat-1 . " . '.. "l . I x no icyai ana en-
nificent group of livestock as Is now on I
display at the best livestock show build
Ing in the world. It is a giant task toj"nj
iiii.iii:c buvii an uimeruiKinE ana w
interests of the Industry. It was his I thusiastic supporters of this wwrk. It
life calling, and nobly he responded to sees In the years to come a race of
every demand upon his time, his strength I sturdy. Independent. Intelligent men and
his means. In purebred livestock he I women who love the rreat livestock In
law the foundation for a great civil I la-1 dustry for Itself and who feel the re-
by securing an attendance great enough
so that the show will be self support
how -they can attend; spend a week
here even at a large sacrifice to their
farm Interests. If these people can
afford to give up so much time under
such adverse circumstances, how easy
livestock Interest wherever located. It
recognises these other big Shows, know
ing full well that their success means
the success of the industry - and the
upbuilding of every last one of the
i. in, the nnla of Portland I shows.
ta take a few hours off now and then Here ls a wonderful opportunity for
during the week to view the beautlfa) Portland to show the country at large
animals and enjoy the Night 'Horse its wholehearted devotion to the Pacific
anow. i International, one of the most important
Would that I were the Pled Ptpei with of Its many worth while Institutions.
Mrs. M.W.MiUer Will
Show - Fine .Herd of
Mrs. Minnie W. Miller will - exhibit
Guernseys from her Thousand Springs
farm at Wendell. Idaho, at the Pacific
International. Mrs. Miller was the only
woman breeder at the Western Royal
Livestock show held at Spokane, where
she took away show ring honor from
the champion Guernsey herd from the
Apple tree Point Farms wt Burlington,
At the Spokane show Mrs. Miller ex
hibited Judy of Thatch Meadow. 'a sen
ior yearling heifer, who won first In her
elasev and was awarded Junior cham
nion honors. Mrs. M-Uer was the first
Western breeder to wmst show ring hon
ors from the champion Eastern Guern
, FA&XZftS' WEEK 1LAX5ID i
North Bend. Not. 1 Much Interest
has been aroused by plana for the six
es meeting of Farmers week, to be
held ta coos county xrom xsovemDer if
to . 1. inclusive. The leader .of the
farmltig Interest of this county re
cently held a general drive to build up
the membership as near 100 per cent
of ranchers as possible. There was
much Interest aroused by the work of
r. C Frr, the county agent. In pre
paring the exhibits for the stale fair.
Th county agent has don good work
i iter aroused much Interest among the
farmers throughout this section.:
Entries for Show
Number 3012 Head
ANIMALS IN PLACE EARLY FOR STOCK SHOW
Entries for 301S head of purebred
stock have been made for the Pacific
International, according to O. M. Plum-
mer, secretary and general manager.
Last year's entries numbered somewhat
Following fcre the entries of the vari
ous breeds: Dairy cattle, Holsteins,
180; Jerseys, HO; Guernseys. 190; Ayr-
snires. 100 ; total. 130. Beef cattle. Here-
fords, 110; Shorthorns, 200; Aberdeen
Angus, 7t ; Red Polled, 15 ; total. 410.
swine, so: sheep and goats, 797 ; draft
horses, ISO; show' horses, 175; grand
Judge at Dairy Show
Oregon Agricultural College. CorraJlls,
Not; (.William Waxmuth of Portland
Is a member of the dairy products judg
ing team to represent the college at the
Paclflo International Livestock exposi
tion at North Portland. A, B. Whitby of
Myrtle Point and H. D. Miller of Cor
vaUis, are the other two members of the
team. The Oregon Agricultural college
team will compete with teams from
Washington State college. University of
toano, university ex Utah, and the Unl
ve ratty of British Columbia.
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A glimpse of one of Che ftoi stringB of Hereford cattle now in beet breed division -at - the- -Pacific- International.
tion that could support it. The exposition Is s part of the life of
James Wlthyombe was responsible fori the people. It Is an impression of their
much of the development and nomilaritv I 'all wnrk ant heat awmnlleTnmant Tt
While there are many who have lent of livestock In the Northwest. Hie bl-lla nermanent- It will Minllnu aa Iok
a helping hand the principle labor has I ography will be filled, with references to I aa the people of the West appreciate
lanen upon ue oiticiais irom year to i livestock, for It was the breath of life Ulled land, frultfol fields and the beauty
jci. xne jjmi prrsiuems oi mis won in mi nostrils. He. too, saw a vision ' and utility of u restock.
uenui snow, tne present oincers, airecn
tors and the department superintendents
are listed below.
1911 Jack Splawn, Yakima. Wash.
1912 M. K. Parsons, Salt Lake. Utah.
1913-14 J. W. Klise. Seattle, Wash.
1915-'1-'17 E. L. Thompson, Portland
191S Edward Boyce. Portland.
1919 No breed show held.
1920 Frank Brown. Carlton, Or.
F. S. Stimson, president.
Charles H. Carey, vice president.
William Pollman, vice president.
Frank Brown, vice president.
Frank Robertson, treasurer.
O. M. Plummer, secretary, general
W. B. Ayer. Portland.
Frank Brown, Carlton.
Charles H. Carey, Portland.
Thomas Carmichael. Gaston.
A. D. Dunn, Wapato, Wash.
Henry Elbert. Woodland. CaX
Ray J. Fox. Lyons, Or.
T. S.. Glide. Davis, Cat
C. L. Hawley. Portland.
William M. Ladd. Portland.
Roderick Macleay, Wedderburn, Or,
William Pollman, Baker.
Frank Robertson, Portland.
F. M. Rothrock, Spokane, Wash.
A. C. Ruby, Portland.
E. O. Selway. Dillon, Mont.
F. S. Stlmson, Hollywood, Wash.
E. A. Stuart. Seattle. Wash.
Henry Thiessen. Sweetwater, Idaho.
Carload Lots F. A. Clark. North
Beef Cattle E. J. FJelsted, Blackfoot,
Dairy Cattle G. C Flnley, Takima,
Sheep O. M. Nelson, O. A. C Cor-
Goats O. M. Nelson, O. A. C. Cor-
valUs. Or. .
Swine Ray J. Fox, Lyons, Or.
Horses S. K. Watson. Portland.
Judges and Clerks Paul V. Maris.
O. A. C. Corvallls, or,
Night Horse Show A. F. Fleming.
Buildings and Grounds George H.
Exhibits F. & West. Portland.
Official Veterinarian Dr. W. H. Lytle.
state veterinarian. Salem. Or,
Official Veterinarians Dr. E. C Joss,
17. S. Dept. of Agr., Portland ; Dr. I C
Pelton, Olympia. Wash.
General Judging Program-
Officials Who Place Awards
The Judging program will occuov the first half of th week of the tfrMt
show. Judging will start promptly at 8 :30 each "morning, and continue throughout
the day until completed. The program and list of ludres riven below 1s as nearlv ,
correct as could be secured at a late now the night before the opening of the show.
Satsrdsy, November t
Students' judging contest, judging horses, cattle, sheep and swine.
Xoitay, TTevcnber ?
Horse Department Belcians. Percherons.- Clyddeedales, Shires.
Boys' and Girls Livestock club judging ccontests for livestock club members. .
Cattle Department Jerseys. Holsteins. Shorthorns and H re fords breeding -iitses
: fat cattle.
Sheep and goat breeding classes. Dorset. Oxford. Hsmnshire and ShroMhirw. -
Carloads fat sheep, purebred grade and cross bred wethers : Angora and milk
Swine Department Berkshire and Poland Chins breeding classes ; Barrows aad
carloads fat swine.
Wedsesssy, Kevessber t
Cattle Department Aberdeen Angus. Red Polled. Guernsey and Ayrshire, core .
bred and grade steers, milking Shorthorns.
Sheep and Goat Department Cotswold. Southdown. Lincoln; RjLmbouUlac i
and Romney breeding classes.
Swine Department Duroc-Jersey. Chester White and Hampshire Timef71nr i '
Shorthorns W. C Ttoeenberger, Tiffin. Ohio.
Herefords B, D. M ousel, Cambridge, Ohio.
Aberdeen-Angus P. J. Donohoe. Holbrook. lows.
Milking Shorthorns Duncan Marshall. Edmonton. B. C
Red Polled Duncan Marshall.' Edmonton. B. C
Holsteins W. C Moscrln. Lake Elmo. Mian.
Jerseys John A. Lee, Shelbyvtlle. Kentucky.
Ayrshire A. H. Tryon. Port Chester, N. T.
Fine Wools J. P. "Van Houten. Portland.
Middle Wools Robert Miller. Davis, Cat
Coarse Wools C. L. Hawley. Portland, Or.
Angoras M. 8. Conk! in. NewviH. CaL
Milk Mrs, Branson, Falls City. Oregon.
1 Land Products Show Mrs. , Winnie
Braden. Portland. .
Western Dairy Products Show J. E.
Dorman. Salt Lake City, Utah.
Poland Chinas and Doroc Jerseys Robert Leisy, Wiener, Nebraska.
Chester Whites Hampshire and Berkshires. Fred H. Moore. Rochester,
Professor E. L. Potter, O. A. C and Professor J. W. Wilson. Reno. Nev.
Henry Culllns, Devon. Pa.
E. E. Vance. Union Stock Tarda. Su Joseph. Mo. : Tom Boylen. PemQetoevOr.
Jeering Caw teats . .
Professor George T. Morton, C A. tl. Fort Collins, Colo. - ,
' leal try . ' .
WCUam M. CoaU. Seattle, Wash. ; Thocwas T. Riggs. Tort Collins. Coio.
Jobs C rear, president National Breeders' and Panders assocUUoa. IaAa
apolia, lad. . t ;., .... . . . ... , ,
' The barns began filling np early in the week prior to the opening of the show. . .Vhcn this, photograph
, taken by a Joarnal pbotographer on Thursday more than half of the stalls had already been filled, i
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