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j ' The OREGON STATESMAN. Salef. OrcgonY Sunday Morning, Angus! 30, 1931 1
gkxevievb' MORGAN -
This pare Is regular Sunday fea
ture of The Statesman. Farm news,
farm Information, the story of the
accesses of Tarious farm operators
; News of the Prosperous Willamette Valley
Q . -1 r I and of the Varied Agricultural Pursuits of
O : i interest to its Diversified Farmers.
!' ' ' ' '. . . . .-
OF FAIR DICED
Livestock all to be in Place
On Opening day, Sat
: -: urday, Sept 26
- The official " program - of the
. 70th Oregon state fair as announ
red here' this week by Max Cehl
har, director of the department of
September 19, Saturday -Lire-
stock and-exhibits all in place.
Opening parade In downtown Sa
lem In forenoon. Special free pro-
gram en grounds. "Boys and Girl
Free Day." Three-day t rodeo
buckeroo opens In afternoon. Free
fireworks. Horseshoe tournament
September 27, 'Sunday 4-H
boys' and girls official program
opens at afternoon rally. Free
program on grounds. "
v September. 28; Monday -Final
"rodeo-bucksroo. and awarding the
. prises to riders. Night horse show
opens C-day program.' Band, con
September 29. Tuesday Har
ness and running 'horse-racing
-September 30, Wednesday Sa
October "1, Thursday Portland
day. GoTernor'a day.
October 1, Friday Farmer's
day. Pig-calling contest. Wild cow
..: October 3, Saturday Editors'
day. Finals state band contest.
Finals northwest and state horse
shoe pitching tournaments.
October 4. Sunday Closing day
of 70th Oregon state fair.
TO ASSIST JOBLESS
COUER d'ALEXE, Idaho. Aug.
29 (AP) Jobless men of the
pacific northwest are being or
ganized Into salrage units- to
.gather and preserve surplus fruits
and grain to feed hungry families
of the unemployed this winter.
Pe.ter Green, one-time million
aire "who lost his fortune in the
stock market crash, conceived the
Idea when he say thousands of
bushels of apples and other fruits
going to wastevln the orchards of
. Unemployed men. from here
picked several truck loads of ap
ples and apricots in Washington
and brought them here for can
ning. Tracks and lumber for the
boxes were donated and orcbard
lsts permitted the "stripping" of
trees after the picking season.
None of the men gathering the
food received wages, but their ef
forts insured food tor hundreds
of children who otherwise might
be . under-nourished orr even
.hungry during the winter.-
At Scotts Mills
SCOTTS MILLS. Aug. 29 The
Scotts Mills grange held Its sec
ond 'meeting in the I. O. O.. F.
hall Thursday evening.. A large
delegation from the Monitor, and
Silverton Hills grange attended,
also four from the Stayton
One new member. Warren Kll
born. was initiated. After the
meeting a social time was en
Joyed and lunch served In the din
Cow, Sow, Hens
; On Texas Farm
..DIMMITT, Tex. (AP) The
cow, sow and hen'- program Is
'still good enough for Kester Dur
an. vocational agriculture student
In the DImmitt school.
Kester proved during the past
year that one good cow, a sow and
45 hens were worth more than
100 acres of wheat at - present
prices. He made a clear profit of
$217.41 from his projects over a
perlea of eight months.
Harvest of 1,000
Pounds of Beans
Made by Witzell
TURNER. Aug. 28 R, O. Wit
tell has harvested and threshed
1000 pounds of beans of the gold
en wax, dwarf horticultural and
navy bean varieties, grown on
contract for a Portland seed firm.
The seed is in fine condition as
.there has been no rain during the
Mr. Witxell has raised bean seed
for several years. He will harvest
a iaier variety in a few' weeks.
V! T n I
& a ice DUVu
Alone in Territory;
Has Much Fruit Now
GERVA1S, Aug. 20 Mrs.
Adaat Schell has a Tig tree
growing la ber yard, which
it is believed is the only fig
tree ia this section.
. Mrs. Schell brought the
tree from Portland five
years ago when it was a
small plant. It has froze,
down twice. It now meas
ures five feet two Inches In
height and Is a healthy tree.
It has several pounds of
fruit on it as the present -time.
Here's a sample of TJuroc Jerseys
will be exhibiting at the Oregon
; . 1 1 a-,, .; !
26.. Doerfler is regular exhibitor at the fair and annually car
ries off a good share of the ribbons. ...
4-H-EHS TO BALLY
At EfllR SEPT. 27
H. C. Seymour, state club lead
er, and the club leaders of the
state decided to open the 4-H pro
gram at the state lair one day
earlier than usual with a rally on
Sunday afternoon. September 27.
. The 4-H boys ,and girls' pro
gram, exhibits in their special
building. Judging contests, and
competitive showing of livestock,
continue t rough the week. The
boys and girls who come to the
fair for the week are those who
have succeeded best In' their var
ious county fair competitions.
"The quality of 4-H livestock
which will come to the state fair
this year is better than it has
ever been, ! and there will be as
many, if not more, entries than
before," Allen said. There will be
many special poultry entries.
Polk county will have livestock.
and other exhibits, according to
J. R. Beck, county agent..
Linn county and Marion county
hare. extensive plans, not yet an
nounced. Benton couty will ex
WACONDA. Aug. 29 H o p
growers of this community are
busy at present making prepara
tions for hop picking. Work will
begin in the Gary Smith yard
some time this week. Several fam
ilies have ml ready made camp and
are waiting for the beginning of
activities. I Those employed to
work In the Smith yard will pick
Al Nusom's hops Monday. It is
anticipated that 60 pickers will
make short work of this 12 acre
field of hops.
The fourth or fifth Is the date
set for work to start In the T. B.
A. W. Nusom expects to begin
picking abou Friday. The roof on
the hop house is being repaired
and all preparations being made
for a busy season.
Big Harvest of '
RICKET, Aug. 29 J. Fryslie
is harvesing his .early cabbage.
Not only does. Mr. Fryslie sell to
the Salem; and other nearby mar
kets, but I has customers as far
away as the coast country.
J. Fryslie and his fathefN.
Fryslie. farm about 300 acres.
Not only do they raise hay and
grain but also loganberries, the
largest acreage of potatoes in the
community, sweet corn and cab
bage. The FryslJes do the greater
pat of their farming with a
Turpin and Kirby
Have New Wells
MILL CITY, Aug. 29 New
wells located by Art Flatman this
past week were for Dick Turpin
and F. L. Klrby. Both wells have
proved to be a source of plenty
of water. ! By deepening the well
previously dug on the place of
Dewey Flatman, a plentiful sup
ply of water was found. Plans
were being made to abandon the
well when Mr. Feldman made the
statement i that if they would dig
a few. feet deeper an abundant
suppiy or waier wouia oe securea.
Steerl Calves Grow
On Added Mineral
AMES. I la.. A nr. 29 (AT
Experiments conducted by Iowa
State college-experts Indicate that
sieer caives red with minerals in
addition to their basic ration
made a better gain per day than
those which got the same ration
The feed cost for each 100
pounds gain over a six weeks'
period was $7.47 for those get
ting the! minerals to $7.C9 for
those not gettllg them.
The paper shell pecan, develop
ed largely f rom trees growing wild
in GMrrlx (vamna m vt-
yearly to farmers of the state
. Total production of rice in Lou
lasana this year is estimated at
more than K.000,000 bushels.
IP PICKING OPENS
whicii A. N. Doerfler, SUverton,
state fair which starts September
In the Country
' HUBBARD The ' biggest yield
of clover in' this vicinity was hull
ed on the farm of Lester Will. He
got fire and a third bushels to
MILL CITY A peculiar Inci
dent was noted on the B. L. Allen
farm this week, when a plum tree
which was heavily laden was vir
tually stripped by squirrels, the
little animals cutting the frtlt In
half near the stem and taking the
pits from the fruit, -
SCIO L. C. Quick, who purch
ased the Dort place near Sclo two
years ago. has disposed of the
property and acquired the Jesse
Davenport farm near Lyons. He
will move October 1. :
GERVAIS Thieves entered the
chicken house at the Sam H.
Brown place and took 45 young
Oregon Plymouth Rocks. Mrs.
Brown had 13 capons in a coop
near the house, and five of these
were taken. No clue has been
WOODBURN O. B. Hanson,
who farms near MonlSsr. appar
ently has the season's record for
tall corn stalks. Height: 13 feet,
seven Inches. Variety: Pride of
LABISH CENTER The first
carload of onions harvested this
year moved from the Hayes I -
blsh ranch this week. The con
tract price is $1.25.
Going Full Swing
On Hayes? Farms
LAKE LABISH, Aug. SO The
Hayes Co. now has 5 onion pull
ers at work, the harvest being in
full swing on this extensive farm.
Few of the other raisers, growing
on a small scale, have pulled any
as yet. Most of them will begin
next week. . !
There is plenty of transient la
bor to handle all present activity;
more than enough. In fact. Many
Itinerants are turned off dally.
They are returning from the ber
ry fields and fruit harvests to try
the onion work, which this year
is paid for at the flat rate of 30
cents per hour.
From Bad Burns;
Berrys in Idaho
LYONS, Aug. 29.' The little
daughter of Mr. and Mrs; Everett
Crabtree who was qutte badly
burned while at the swimming
pool near Floyd Boyington's at
Mehama last week Is reported Im
proving satisfactorily. She fell
into the campflre while playing
with 'the other children but es
caped being seriously burned.
1 Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Berry, and
family left by auto early this
morning for Weiser, Idaho, to
spend a few days visiting with
Mrs. Berry's relatives. They
hoped to drive to Baker today and
visit with a sister and family
on their way. '
Mrs. Frank Domlson and son
left for Portland the first of the
week to Join her son, 'Richard
Landls and family on a two-weeks'
tour through California and
BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 29.
(AP) (Saturday) The sen
ate of the Louisiana legislature's
special session today passed the
cotton prohibition bill ' of Gov.
Huey P. Long, enacting It into
law with the signature of the gov
ernor. . . .
WEST SALEM, Aug. 29. The
(Saturday) (AP) Delayed re
ports received here today said
that a roving band of commun
ists entered the town of Tlenmen,
100 miles west of Hankow, cn
August If, and carried off Father
Hugh Sands, a British Catholic
Mach poisoned with white ar
senle has been, used by farmers In
South Dakota to combat grass
hoppers. : t '
' Mere than 300 varieties of gla
diolus are grown In the Iowa state
college trial gardens, - . :
f HTOfl CLAIMS
State Turkey Growers' Chief
: "Talks Things of In
' ; terest Here : -
Because turkeys " are . being
raised in this section on a larger
scale, a talk - delivered - before . a.
group 'In Roseburg this week by
McKinley Huntington, president
of the Oregon"1 Turkey Growers'
association. Is of Interest - here.
The state association, now in Its
fourth year, was fostered in
ijjouglas county. -
mere ia no . immediate aanger
of over-production, the president
said. . ' . -
- Huntington declared the lack
of. adequate - distribution hamp
ered the turkey Industry In the
past, and said growers were then
at mercy of large buyers who were
not Interested in fostering the
business or even In seeing turkey
He pointed out further:
Since the forming of the mar
keting association federal aid has
been obtained and - In - addition
government graders 'have made
It possible to ship a standardised
product. Prior to the formation of
the federation of all of the north
west associations, a -number" of
small associations were fighting
among themselves and. competing
with one another on price bids.
The federation not only makes
a more efficient selling setup but
has actually succeeded in : ao
stabilising th price that turkey
growers are reporting profUs that
are reasonably satisfactory.
TO PICNIC TODAY
Grangers from all parts of
Marlon county will gather in the
city park at Silverton today for
the annual picnic of the Pomona
grange. Two state officers will be
in attendance: Charles C. Hulet.
state master, of Albany, and the
Rev. J. D. Chltwood. state chap
The program will be opened af
10 o'clock when the Rev. Chit-
wood Is scheduled to read several
scriptural passages. Mayor L. C.
Eastman of Silverton is next on
the program with an address of
welcome. Pomona Grange Master
L. S. Lambert of Stayton will re
spond. Then will follow the ad
dress of the day by the grange
leader, Charles C. Hulet. A picnic-dinner
at noon will round
out the morning program.
The afternoon promises to be
interesting with a talk by Ray
Gill, Multnomah, county repre
sentative and member of the
grange state executive committee.
The Portlander is known as a
constructive talker. Musical num
bers and a sports program are
also Included in the afternoon's
activities. Community singing
will also be featured throughout
the day, according to Frank Bow
ers, Pomona grange lecturer.
Who says nobody loves a farm?
In the past few weeks one firm
alone has handled five transac
tions Involving farms near Wood
burn. The firm Is the World's
Berry Center land company. Deals
Sale of the A. E. Janz 40-acre
Improved farm near Monitor to
William Nelson, Wood bum; ex
change of J. Pelmulder's tract on
the Pacific highway to A. E. Hud
son for his Improved 47-acre farm
in Lewis county. Wash.
Lease of the C. C. Gulliford 25-
acro improved farm east to A. A.
Weller of Oklahoma; lease of the
Anna Kauffman tract west of
Woodburn to M. M. Miles of Cal
ifornia who moves on Tuesday;
lease to Roy "X. Wilkinson farm
of the Trudgen 10-acre tract west
of Broadacres. -
Prospect Here, Says
Train Oregon turkeys to
be baiter led I.
This is the suggestion of
Edward Shearer, snperin
teadent of the poultry de
partment at the Oregon
state fair for 14 years.. As
the facts show. Superintend
eat Shearer Is more than
Ia a letter to the' depart
ment of agriculture he aaid,
Tvkeys today La Oregon
are being bred larger aad
larger each year with finer
plumage than ever ' before.
If they; coutlaue to grow
each year as they have. In
past years some new way of
handling' them must be de
It may be aecesMry to
have them halter-broke aad
lead them around to their
stalls like cattle. Many of
the . turkey toms weigh -SO
pounds.- . -
. To handle a 50-pound
torn without breaking a
feather while Judging him,
and posing him for a pic
ture several times a day
after the awards are up, is
not a job for a weakling su
perintendent,' Shearer declares.
EARNS 1 DEMAND;
Believe it or Not!
Winesap Grows like
Prune in 40 Years
SILYERTOX, Aug. 27
Mrs. Alice Small of Silverton
was exhibiting one of her
prised possessions this week
--a winesap apple which she
has had for 0 years. The
apple has shrunk: consider
ably from its 'original size,
but. never decayed. It now
has the stse aad appearance
of a dried Italian prune. ...
. The apple was -picked
from the family orchard in
Clackamas" county In 1801,
the year Mr. and Mrs. Small
sold their, farm. and moved
to Silverton. The - Smalls
were married In 18S6, aad
bought . their , first- farm
'known as the Mold . Boh.
Ross' place one-half mile
from Marquam. .
Mrs. Small has lived here
or near here since 1883..
when she came with her par-'
TO EASTERN MART
Pacific Northwest nut ship-'
ments to the east this year will
approximate SO carloads, 20 more
than the highest previous year's
record. This is the word given
yesterday, by CW. H.' Bentley of
Dundee, manager of the nut grow
ers association. M. P. Adams of
Salem It a member of the associa
The Salem packing house, as
well as the trio at Dundee, Amity
and Lebanon, will be In operation
on filberts October 1 and on wal
nuts October 10, it Is now - pre
dicted. The bulk, or three-fourths,
of the tonnage handled Is expect
ed to be shipped east.
Bentley says the walnut crop
will be between 1.500 and 2.000
tons, the largest per acre yield
recorded. The filbert harvest, es
timated at between 250 and 300'
tons, will not be so large per
acre, but la greater than last year
due to . new orchards bearing.
These new filbert orchards are
responsible for Increased mem
bership in the association, the
Prices on both varieties will be
under last year, when filberts
opened at 15 to 14 cents on
Barcelojas and 20 to 15 cents
on DuChllles. It; is expected wal
nuts will open several cents under
IN BENTON COUNTY
CORVALLIS. Aug. 29 Ben
ton's threshing and harvest Is
about over andl except for work
in the orchards farmers are mark
ing time until the first fall rains
come down. Thesoll is entirely
too hard to work now. Grains and
hay were an average crop, except
some alfalfa will not be cut now
on account of shortage of mois
Tomatoes, corn and cabbage
are all looking fine and maturing
Fresh prunes ar being ship
ped now. Bartlett pears are being
picked and the late peaches . are
Lack of green feed and water
shortage are pulling down range
stock to slight degree, while
domestic stock is on feed.
King of Galons
Wilt Be Hanged
With 18 Aides
THARRAWADDY, Burma. Aug.
99 rPl Sava San. "Klnr of
thA Ralons". who led a recent re
volt against the British, has met
M Wtprloo at last, but it was
In a tiny, dark courtroom here.
not on the; field of battle. .
The doughty king, who has cose
Great Britain dearly in money and
MnnH wa sentenced to death Fri
day for treason against a higher
king, George v or cngiana.
Eighteen of his lieutenants also
were sentenced to death. 18 oth
ers were given life terms and eight
were acquitted. Saya San will be
hanged almost immediately unless
a stay of execution is granted.
Sent Money to V
Who Dies Rich
OAKLAND, Aug. 25 (AP)
Mrs. Harriett lresser, 45, sent
what money she could spare to
her "penniless" sister In Chicago
for 0 year.
Friday, Mrs. Preeser. wife of
Thomas W. Preeser. night watch
man, learned the "penniless". sis
ter, - Mary Elixa SchofJeld, who
died last October, left an estate
The first Intimation Mrs. Pres-fiaA'th-t
her sister wai not
poverty-stricken was Friday when
sne received worn ox xne estate.
Noted In Spain
MADRID. Aug. 284-fAP)-
The government announced to
night i that bubonic piaxue had
broken out in Barcelona. It was
asserted those Buffering trom the
disease 'had been Isolated .and
sanitary precautions had been
Farm Wife Deserts Cows
To Watch Big Air Battle
Farm life has Its oddities, to
which no one will attest more
quickly than Mrs. L M. Hammer
of, West Stayton. --.-."--
She chanced one day. this week
to approach the draw -back of
their farm home. Out from' the
willow bush at the foot she saw
come two miniature hordes, one
of hornets and the other, yellow
Jackets. Their nests," believe it or
not, were' scarcely, two feet apart.
Quickly the hornsts and yellow
Jackets merged into a mass, fly
ing madly around together lor
eight or ten minutes; then they
separated, only to fly around by
each other ln'a circle.
.And then a split and a rush.
Good Crop Nuts )
But Growers Are
, Silent on Price
' AURORA. Aug." 2 8 There are
few walnut orchards In this sec
tion. J. p. Freeman in the Donald
country has nine acres' of good
looking walnuts. His 12-year-old
orchard has a heavy cronand a
younger orchard Just coming Into
bearing Is doing well. Freeman is
satisfied with the crop but will
not venture a guess as to price.
' In the meantime he will pick
his eight acres of what he consid
ers pretty, fair hops.
Buying the best for your car in tires,
batteries, lubricants, motor fuel and
brake lining may cost a trifle more
now, but it puts the TOMORROW when
your car will need repairs so much
The experienced motor car owner knows
the secret of buying: the best. His serv
ice trips are less frequent, and he
spends less in the long run than the
man who is forever hunting bargains.
WE SEljECT NOTHING BUT QUALITY MERCHANDISE FOR OUR
CUSTOMERS WE HAVE THE FINEST EQUIPMENT OBTAIN
ABLE IN EACH DEPARTMENT -
WOneim 'Eton srnong
FOLLOW THE LEAD OF CAR
M mm-mm m rteaa-7 mn :
v builders have Joined!
THE. BIG SWDNG TO 01. S. TARES S
OUR SERVICE CAR GOES ANY PLACE, ANY TI1VJE!
High and Chemeketa
' Park Your Car at Our Annex 240
They were at each other' throats,
deadly enemies. "X never saw
anything like the way' they
fought, round and round for ful
ly half an hour, says Mrs. .Ham
mer, who Judges the yellow Jack
ets outnumbered the - heavier;
opponents six to one.
..T'he overwhelming . numbers
brought victory to the weaker bee
species.' and it was ready to quit
the air, with f every hornet
; .But, Instead of marching off
Immediately like victors, the Y.
Js scurried about the- 'ground,
killing Its own wounded and. the
' "Oh, yes, and I got a few stings
for my curiosity ,'r Mrs. Hammer
admitted, adding: '
"Yon should have, seen it. Why
onr army men. even General
Pershing himself, surely could
have learned things from the war
the. battle was conducted; and
that treatment of the injured. It
was a great air battle."
Purdue, university dairy men
have found soybean oil meat to bo
the equal of linseed or cottonseed
611 meal In dairy rations.
- The average annual living ex
penditure of '147 farm families
picked at random In Iowa was $1,
24.85. The average size of the
families was 4.7 persons.
vi Vv UU! D
- A CAR IS NO BETTER THAN
that's why so many car
Day and Night Service
With quality lambs almost a
by-word today, with .low prices
prevailing on sheep and with the
time virtually at hand for breed
ing the trio presents reasons suf
ficient to buy rams now, and to
select good ramsT That Is the
word from H. A. Llndgren, ex
tension animal husbandman.
The extension. man says:
-Marketing lambs hinges on
quality, no other class . of farm
animals depending ' more this
point No matter how much or
how good the feed, good lambs
can not be made without breed
ing animals of the best typo. The
grower can help his condition
materially by selecting rams at
the present low prices. When they
are at the bottom is a good time
to get started with the right kind
: The ram to "select for good
quality . lambs should bo smooth,
but rugged enough to be durable.
He should carry a straight, strong
back, bo wide and deep of body
and have plenty of style. Such
rams will improve the flock, and
never was there a better time to
buy them than now.
Indiana and Illinois together
produce more than half of the na
tion's crop, of soy beans. .
Selling the Best
For Your Car
Selling the best stands behind the
growth of Day and Niles during the
past few years' as the Outstanding fea
ture of our service.
U. S. Royal and- Peerless tires from the
U. S. Rubber company, the largest pro
ducer of rubber in the world; Grant
storage batteries with a positive guar
antee; Raybestos brake lining, known
by name to more people than any other
lining these products will show you
LOWER COST PER MILE.
In 1930 and again for 1931
the builders of America's
finest automobiles, in practi
cally every price class, select
ed more U. S. Tires as orig
inal equipment than ever
before. .. -.r . "
NO OTHER TIRES SHOW
ED SUCH REMARKABLE
G A I N S IN MANUFAC