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About Beaver State herald. (Gresham and Montavilla, Multnomah Co., Or.) 190?-1914 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 14, 1910)
FARM, CITY AND TOWN LOANS
FIVE PER CENT interest, NINE years’ time
with privilege of paying at any time, Return
payments monthly, quarterly, semi-annually or
annually, to suit borrower.
I’OR PARTICULARS WRITI
THE JACKSON LOAN AND TRUST COMPANY
310 Century Bldg
your watch 9
KEEP TIME .
I drill Ordhidqe.
juli h ave. <>ur
a re xkdlt'd unit e
not grumble al
For Dry Goods, Groceries, and
I osier R<»«d «nd Main St.
enable the soil
supply of the f
All Kind, of Building
Flooring, Ceiling and
ALL KILN DRIED
W MILLER, LENTS
Wllev- Allen < tfficr
MILL ANO TAROS AÎ LENIS JUNCTION
Under New Management
Board by the Bay or Week
Rates, $1 to 11.60 per Dey, <>r |5 to
16.60 per week.
W. f. GUNN. Prop'r
Read the “Want Ads.” You
Wants Supplied on page 8.
..mir artion take* place in
When the evaporation <>■
i< rapidly going on, by the
sun and the wind, licit 1«
way from the fact tnat. in nit ¡sum
mer, twenty five hogsheads of wa’er
may be evaporated from a single
acre in twelve hour’«
Ordinary soils contain roots and
other organic material, and the vari
ous minerals which aid in the nutri-
Before the root», etc, w li ich
have been left in the soil by a prev
ious crop, can become useful io a
new growth, they must undergo the
process of decay, which is a »low
combustion requiring the action of
In a soil saturated with water
this decay cannot take place. It pro
ceeds most actively in thoroughly
drained land, while in land which is
often too wet, it is greatly retarded.
These chemical changes also greatly
improve the mechanical condition of
the soil, tending to make it more light
and pliable, and. both from its great
er fineness and from the increased
amount of its decayed organic mat
ter, to enable it more readily to ab
sorb fertilizing gases from the air
and from the rain, and to condense
New Location — Fresh Stock Daily — Best Brands
BUTTER AND EGGS TAKEN
Cheapest Cash Bargains in the County.
about our Prize Offering.
Agency for Oregon Fire Relief Association.
the mineral parts arc improved by
ih<* action of thr air, thus gradually
converting thr «ubsoil to the Condi
ti«»n of thr surface soils.
I’hr land i* prevented from becom
ing sour because the acids which re
sult from thr decay of organic tnat
ter, in the presence of too much
moisture, are not formed in thr more
healthy drconi|>o«ition which takes
place m a sufficient dry and well aer
Much of thr hayhind in west ern
\\ ashingtoti ha* its timothy and ot her
killed out by winter pastur ng.
lb <■ wiki xr is* ami weed’» only
viving the tramping of
Plant« on underdrainrd g
less injured by cattle i
\\ erds are more easily <lr
This article ha* treat
draining in preference 1
draining because of the
The surface washing of soil is re
tained entirely, instead of the finest
.iihl most fertile parts being carried
off with every considerable rainfall
Any plant food hi manure, or other
fertilizer deposited upon the soil is
carried into it with the water as it
percolate* downward from the »ur-
face, and so become« thoroughly in-
corporal cd with thr soil.
Rain water passing through the
soil serves a most useful purpose by
dissolving and preparing crude soi!
material for the nutrition of plants
The soil, having been well pre
pared. is at all times during the grow
ing season in readiness for the growth
of plant«, such growth not being
hindered by stagnant water or sat
Where stiff clays are found thr
soil is made more porous, open, and
pliable, and roots penetrate more
deeply than they do into surface-
I the watery vapor of the atmrxphrrr
in <lry weather.
Undrrdraining Irridi to prevent
' grass land» from ’’running out " Thr
tillrring of gra««r* that process by
I which they constantly
Fairview, Jun. 12—Th® regular meet-
themselves by offshoots from thr
council was field on Turs-
crowns of the plans* goes on d luring
thr season of growth as long as th«-
evening, , being postponed from e
on account of the may-
¡roots can find «ufficient nutriment in i Thursday
i thr soil, unless arrested by their com or being detained st his duties in the
Council men Hol ph,
mg in contact with a cold, wet, tin i O. R A N. office.
By withdrawing Andrrnon and Marshal Hunter were
IL N. Maxey,
< the moisture which causes thia un given the oath of office
i favorable condition of the subsoil, wr G. O Dolph and Wm. Butler were ap-
' may maintain a full supply of grass point««d a* a committee to confer willi
I.. (». McGaw, se< retary of the Kun Dial
It deepens thr surface soil
Thr Company, in regard to electric light« lor
withdrawal of the water which, in the town, the Kun Dial |»eoplr having
undrrdrained land*. r>cciipirs thr *tib formerly agreed to install an electric
«oil for so great a portion of thr plant fur their own me* ami lor the city
allow* the root* of if Hie city would agree to take 2UD
The Portland Light Company,
the plants to extend much farther light»».
from thr surface, and in d«‘caying from whom they are now getting their
these roots deposit black mould in power are not serving them iia a satis
I he spaces of thr lower soil, while factory way.
Miss Ethel llenlm, youngest 'laughter
ol J. P. Hewiin and wife of this place,
ami D. R Thom ¡»«on of Portland were
married in Portland on Tuesday and
will make their home in that city where
Mr Thompson is employed.
young |M*op|e are well and favorably
kuown here where the bride wan raised,
and have the beat wishes of a large cir
cle of friends.
IL N. Maxey has sold his ten-acre
tract located near Davis ulalion to a
Portland man for
rxpn-ts to return to his old home in
C’aldwell, Idaho, in the spring.
A Kronenl»erg and wife had quite a
scare and imffvird a small l<»w«i from a
lire caused by an overheated chimney
al 12 o’clock Tuesday instil.
Th»* Fairview (»range held their in-
«taliMtion service» Wednesday, the fol-
lowing la ing iii’dalled :
Master, W. N.
Mnxey ¿Overseer, Wm. Buder ¡Lecturer,
Mr« Carrie Townsend ; Chaplain, D. 8.
bunbar; Secretary, Roy Stone; Treas
urer, J W. Townsend; Steward, Win.
Round ;Aaat. Steward, (”. Shepard ;l^ady
Amd Steward, N»* »me Ibivia ; < iatrkee;»'
er, A. T. Axtell; (’ere«, Eva Kummer;
Pomona. Mrs. W. Round; Flora, Mrs.
Thr benefit dance given for G. H.
Shaw Saturday night was a very suc-
crafful affair. The proceeds from the
«ale <»f tickets amounted to $118.50
which auni was turned over to Mr.
Shaw, the ex;»eners of the dance being
liorne by the Artisan lodge.
delegation from Troutdale attended,also
a number of Rockwood people.
Mr and Mrs. Cathron of Portland
were Sunday gurets of Rev. and Mrs.
*Rev. G. R. Cromley has been enter
taining his brother of Salem ¡»art of the
H. W. Mathison and daughter, Miss
Carrie, were here from Portland visit-
Thr effect* of drought are dimin infc* friends Sunday.
ished, as has been found by experi
F. M. Ben nett and family of Klamath
ence. owing to the enlarged and deep Falls is visiting his brother, C. E. Ben
ened soil bed and to the more favor nett and family, and expect to make
able condition of thr surface for pre their future home here.
venting excessive evaporation of
Geo. Let- and w ife of Gresham visited
his cousin, (>. H. Shaw and wife Sun
It aids in making new «oil out of day.
thr unprepared elements, since it per
Miaa Sullivan of Portland is spending
mits a freer entrance of air and at some time at the home of A. T. Axtell,
mospheric heat, which disintergrate rrcu|M* rating.
sod material hitherto unavoidable for
Nepoleon Davis of Portland was a
use of plants
guest of W. Ellison Tuesday.
Stubborn and refractory soils when
D. S. Dunbar and wife visited relativ
drained arc frequently so changed in
es in Portland this week.
texture and mechanical structure that
T. R. Howitt left here for Heppner on
they become easily managed and re
spond to cultivation with abundant Tuesday where he went to purchase feed
Bacteria, a very necessary clement
Utilizing Niagara’s Power.
m thr growth of plants, is carried
A recent article in the Electrical
down by the ram and air to the grow
World contnius the following data rel
ative to the utilization of (lie energy
from Niagara falls*. Of the 5.0UIUW
horsepower represented by Niagara
falls ouly h Inuit 5.5 |»er cent is living
utilized. Of this
liorwr power is
SAW TOOTHED SCISSORS.
employed in electro chemical proc
esses. 50.200 horse|M»wer for railway
Cut Slippery Material Handily With service. 3H.4410 boriiepQwer for lighting.
out Danger of Slipping.
45.540 horsepower for various Indus
A very handy tool can be made trial services. 12.300 hurwvpower is
from an old pulr of aclxxorx or shears. transmitted over more than a hundred
One blnde Is cut with a set of saw mll**s. 33,500 bonte|*ower between sev
teeth Inclined Iowan! the handle enty-live miles and a hundred miles.
These teeth bold the material fast and 3.100 lH»rse|M»wer fifty miles. 79.640
prevent it allpplug townnl the point horsepower between ten and thirty
of the shear». Rubber sheet lug. strips miles, while 145.400 horsepower is
and nil kinds of soft packing can be used locally, showlug that many in
easily cut with square or Inclined ends dustries have I hshi attracted to Niag
It mailers not tn what position the ara Falls I »evil use of the favorable elec
aciaaora are held, they will cut with tric power conditions to be found
In using tbene scissors for nibber
and other sllpper.v goods the saw
Height of Atlantic Waves.
The size of the waves of the Atlantic
toothed blade should In1 on the bottom
to obtain the best results. Heavy rub ocean has lieen carefully nscertalued.
tier mid packing can be cut with less the result of extensive Investigations
effort, as It is not necessary to hold made by officers of the hydrographic
the scissors 11 gainst the goods to pre office of ttie navy department. In
vent slipping. The same design of height, we are assured, these waves
lower blade can Is1 applied to plumb usually average thirty feet, but In
ers’ mid metal workers’ shears with a rough weather they will attain some
chnngi- In the relative positions of the forty to forty-eight feet. During
storuis they are frequeutl.v from 500
holding and cutting blades.
If the saw toot tux! Idade Is kept on feet to 000 feet long and endure ten or
the bottom of the goods the edge will eleven seconds. The longest wave
be left rough, but by reversing the measured by the hydrographic officials
shears so that the saw teeth cotne on was half a mile, and It did not spend
top the edge Is left Just as dean as if itself for twenty three seconds.
no teeth were used. The piece cut off,
A Use For Old Hats.
however. Is rough on the edge. The
Felt from an old hat makes O xm I
scissor» can be iww’d to cut paper,
cloth or any other material If the saw packing for automobile water circulat
teeth arc kept on top or bottom, ac ing pumps. Strips should be cut to fit
cording as It Is desired to have the snugly In the slutting box. When the
smooth .edge on the left or the right follower is screwed down It will ex
hand piece cut off -Scientific Ameri pand the felt and make a water tight
HARLOW, RLASER & HARLOW
Up-to-date General Merchandise
Everything from \eedles to Threshing Machines.
Inspect our Stock of
Groceries, Canned Goods
Footwear and Build-
Sand, Clay, Cement, Lime—Best Bargains in the County
Troutdale, Jan. 12—The new city of
final« were sworn into office and began
their duties at the r«-gular monthly
meeting hel l on Tuesday evening. May
or L. A. Harlow, CouneiHnen I’ D.
Gregg, L. Jean l-ar#<»n, S. N. Johnson;
Recorder, K. N Johnson; Marshal Otia
Bowen and Treasurer S. >. Logan. con
stitute the new member«.
apfiointe«! hi* committee» and outlined
iiia year’s work.
William Macoutoah was out from
Portland visiting Ins family the find of
the week. a
James Semone lias returned to bis
work at Seattle after several days visit
a ith his father.
Jack Greenwait has returned from
Pennsylvania where he went several
weeks ago intending to remain, but be
came so homesick for old Oregon that
be says he could not eat or sleep.
Mrs. Wm. La t cure 11 visited her daugh
ter, Florence, at 8t. .Mary’s Academy.
Portland, the first of the week.
Miss Harriet Hubbard returned home
on Wednesday from Dallas where she
has t>een attending college, and after
spending a few weeks at her home here,
will start to busiuers college in Portland.
The ground here is covered with ice
nearly an inch thick,making it extreme
ly difficult to walk
Mrs. J. Alfred Larson entertained the
Five Hundred Club at her residence on
Monday afternoon, the meeting being
postponed from Tuesday on account of
the funeral of Mr. Sexton.
N. B. Stone was out from Portland
the first of the week on business.
John Logan has gone to Portland to
resume his course in the Behnke-Walk
er Business College.
I*. M. Nash, Sr., has returned from a
trip to McMinnville extending over #ev-
city being present for the work.
lodge was recently organized here with
a charter membership of 27 and several
more coming in since.
PASTURE AND HAY
WftfFE FOR SAMPLES
No. 260 PORTLAND.ORf(OH
Kenney Harvey and wife are the
proud parents of a son born at their
home in Vancouver, B. C., on Dec. 31
Mr. Kenney was a former Troutdale
hoy and his wile was Miss Dickenson of
Lota for sale in Cedarville, on easy
terms.TH. W. Snaahall. Pleasant View
The funeral service, of Wesley Sexton Avenue; Gresham, Route 3.
were belli troni the Evangelical church
here on Jan. 6 and interment was made
in Douglas cemetery. Mr. Sexton died
3t the State Insane Asylum, where he
was taken a few months ago. on Jan. 4.
He leaves two sons, Bert of Troutdale
and Kay, and two grandsons, Walter
and Harry Hickey of Portland.
The Maccabees held a very impressive
installation and initiative service Satur
day evening, a degree team from the
I ne Average Razor.
RIs razor—or so I have her rd—
Was the dullest that ever appeared.
For it slid o’er his face
With a wonderful (trace
And cut everything off but his beard.
Piano Box In Sections.
An Illinois inventor has devised a
piano box that can be taken apart and
put together again with ease, the back,
sides, top and bottom being in sec
Has the Goods! New Stock; Fresh, Clean,
Attractive Line of Groceries, Boots and Shoes,
and Notions of all kinds.
Fairview’s Leading Merchant
CHOPPING AND ROLLING
Orisi Taken at any Time—Quick Delivery.
WE CARRY A FULL LINE OF MILL FEED
Market Price Paid for Grain
SUN-DIAL FEED MILL