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About Beaver State herald. (Gresham and Montavilla, Multnomah Co., Or.) 190?-1914 | View Entire Issue (July 29, 1910)
malevolence ot this plague, it was not
Forty-two bushels of wheat is
until very re. ent years, however, that the estimated crop of Oregon,
specific evidence lias been gathered
which has convicted the fly of guilt be Washington and Idaho, accord
yond a doubt, and only during his ing to an authority here who has
recent trial have the extent ami enor completed a trip through the
grain sections. He finds that
Succeeding Gresham Vindicator, Gresham Gasette, East Multnomah Record mity of his crime« lieen established.
The cheif specialties of the tiy are Oregon will produce 15.000.000
Multnomah Record and Montavilla Herald.
now known to tie the transmission of
Published Every Friday at Gresham, Ore., by the B batbb S tat « P ublishing C o intestinal diseases, typhoid fever, chol- | bushels, Washington 18.(MX),(HM)
H. A. PARS ALL. E ditor and M a nag kb .
9, (MX), 000
era and diarrhea
It has also been bushels and Idaho
pointed out in recent studies by the bushels.
KntervU a» ««cond-clas* matter at the postoffice at Urea ham. Oregon
Local Government Board of London conditions during the past winter
SUHSCfttPTtOH IITES Per Year. Si *M> in advance; to foreign countries. St M>. Six Month» that lie may very poa«ibly carry tuber in some sections caused a falling
?S Three month* trial subscription« W Single copies &c. Ask (or clubbing rates
culosis, anthrax, diphtheria, ophthal
UBiTTMCfS should N sent b> Express or Poatoffic« Mon«y Order, Registered letter or Check. mia small-pox, staphylococcus infection, off over the total yield of last
Stamp» accepted up to 50 cents.
year which was 52,500,000 bush
•fCfirn (or subscriptions are not sent unless requested The change of label on your paper swine fever, tropical sole, and the eggs
will indicate the receipt of your renutia i If it does not please notify us.
els for the three states.
of parastic worms.
OiSCOiTHuHCfS If you do not wish » ar paper continued please notify us about the time the
Hence the vigorous campaign now be
subscription expires We find this plan most satisfactory to our patrons, though it is not in
H. A. Lewis, superintendent
ing carried on against the house-fly by
accordance with our personal views
civic assix'iationa and health Ixiards of the horticultural department
CMARGt Of A004ESS In ordering change of address give old as well as new address.
In many of the grange fair, has secured
C044ESl*04DERTS are wanted in every community If no correspondence sppt'ars froai your throughout the country.
neighborhood, you are respectfully requited to send us as many local items as you can.
cities placard* have been posted warn the promise of $25 to be applied
PROFESSION AL CARDS (one inch). .'V each issue CARDSOFTHANKS
(not exceeding two inches.) 50 cents. LETTKRsOF CONDOLENCE (not exceeding four inches) ing the people in terse text and graphic
*1 OBITUARIES for subscriber* or their immediate families, free up to DM» word». I cent pictures of the danger from flies, and on art exhibit of apples.
per word for additional words W ANT ADS st 1 cent per word for first in»erstion. subsequent
be divided into two prizes of $20
insertions. IS to 20 words. 10 cents JO to »» word*. 15 cents. <u to <•» word?. J5 cents RE VDERS giving rules for protection from them ;
1 cent per word per issue DISPLAY ADVERTISING, rates ma le known on application.
lectures on the subject are given, and and $5 to be given for the best
All Lodge. Grange. School. Church, or other notices or advertisements of socials, parties, even the new popular (ad, the moving
display of ten boxes of apples,
dances, concerts, theatricals, etc . given for a profit, charged for at regular rates.
In order to insure change of ad advertisers must have copy in this office not later than picture show, Ims lieen brought into commercially packed of course.
Thursday preceding day of publication.
service regarding the dangers of the
This should call out some good
JOT PtllTlOT is our specialty. We are well equipped to do the best work at current prices
Especially farmers’ and business men’s Letter Heads. Envelopes. Butter M rappers. Statements, tnueca domestics, as the house-fly is
Besides getting the
etc. in small or large quantities. Auction Bills. Dodgers. Posters, etc . printed on short notice. scientitlically called, or as l>r. I.. O.
stands a good
Howard has aptly named it. the "ty
phoid tiv.’’ liver IW |>er cent of the tiles chance to sell the apples at a
LOT of good people down in a rare treat to besmirch his glos that visit our homes and surroundings
Portland are getting in sy coat with the filth and odors belong to this dangerous stweies
terested in the salvation of the of rotting flesh. He then trots The form and character of the tiv's
The 0. R. & N. is sending out
dog. or else the damnation of the home, licks your hand, kisses the body is particularly adapted for carry a beautiful new booklet on the
ing infectious material, and as it breeds
dog. They are wasting a lot baby, rubs his sides against your in
fecal matter almost exclusively and opportunities for pleasure seek
sentiment in defense of the clothes, you pet him. smooth his at the rate of thousands for each indi ers in Oregon, as well as giving
noble creature, dear creature we hair, allow him to drivel his sla vidual tiy, the consequent spread of the a few hints to the prospective
were about to say. but we might ver over your hands and clothes, disease-breeding germs is apparent.
home seekers. Copies for your
be misunderstood. The dog is a and then wonder why the baby To prove by experiment, captured self or your friends for the ask-
is sick or why you are troubled flies were thoroughly cleaned ami then ing.
allowed to walk over infected material
There is no doubt that there with indigestion, intestinal dis They were agaiu examined and the ma
have been dogs that were worth eases. tape worms, blood poison, terial winch they carried analysed. In
A Sdd Serenade
their board. We have read of and all the other things that he one instance, a tiy captured on South
Street, New York, last summer was
By Eugen« L. Th<»r|«e
them, and we have heard tell of ; carries.
Our dog may return. If he found to be carrying in his mouth ami
them but we never saw one. We
on his legs over 100,000 fecal iiactena. "Sighing, dying, lying, frying
have seen dogs that were pretty does we will just let him live on.
In fact it has been shown that the
In the furnace of loves' tire;
as pictures, and noble looking He isn’t to blame for being here. number of bacteria on a single tiy may Weeping, creeping, leaping, sleeping,
But when he goes, range all the way from 250 to fi.OOO.iXk). Yet my love will ne'er expire.'
fellows, but the best of them do We are.
more to endanger the lives of when he departs for the unknown This fact becomes even more startling Tbit the song the lover sang
their masters and the members from whence no canine ever re when one consideres how rapidly this Aa he tuned hit light guitar ;
insect multiplies. It is estimated that
of their families than ever was turns, our ownership in dogs one tiy laying 120 eggs at a time will These the words the still night rang,
or ever will be offset by the good ends, and we hope our present have a progeny amounting up to the Echoing out their wild notes far.
“Moping, groping, hoping, sloping
of a hundred dogs could have opinion will not find cause for sextillions at the end of the season.
From the fates that lure me on;
We are spending considerable time
done for him. Occasionally we variation.
Cheering, nearing, bearin ', fearing.
(The dog came back.)
find a really useful dog. a dog
Ixive’s last hope is dead and gone.''
The eases of malaria reported in Greater
that can be trusted, that can be
New York in 1905 were but 459 and the Then he touched the tinkling chords ,
found when you want him. that
HE INTEREST that is being deaths only 52.
Low and tender was the strain,
shown in the extermination of Much more is to lie feared from the Hushed his voice, but music's words
stays where you want him, and
does as you want him to do, but the fly is almost wonderful. common house-fly. This so-called Bore the maid thia sweet refrain.
we guarantee that there are not Scarcely twenty years ago the fly harmless insect is one of the chief “Airv, fairy, tarry; marry
sources of infection, which in New York
more than 50 really useful dogs was considered almost a blessing City
One that loves and loves yon most.
causes annually about 960 deaths
in the city of Portland, and per in disguise. He was at worst a from typhoid fever and about “U00| Scary! dar« I! Hari-Kari!
troublesome little torment that deaths yearly from other intestinal dis I'll suicide and yield the ghost.
haps in the whole county.
Gambol of Grins
GOOD AT THE SQUEEZE.
Alice- la that Wall street admirer
Scribbler— I've taken this Joke to
of yours a bull or s tn>nr?
twenty seven editors, and they have
Ethel—Well, he has some bearish all refused to buy It.
Jonx That's what I call carrylug a
Joke too far.
One trouble with the dog is that insisted in dabbling into every
he must be fed to be of any use. thing, getting a taste of all our
It costs something to feed a best foods, giving us an occasion
good dog properly, and the same al nip and soiling the windows
amount of food given to a half and fine articles of clothing and
We have heard it
dozen hens would keep the fam furniture.
freely contended that flies were
ily in eggs.
A half starved cur is of no use. a blessing. That their existence
He gads the streets and the coun was necessary to the removal of
try, performing all sorts of nui decomposing matters and that
sances, polluting every object1 should flies be exterminated the
that attracts his attention, and dangers arising from inhaling
menacing the lives of the child nauseous odors the source of
ren on the way to school or which is somewhat lessened by
market. No object is too good to the devouring appetite of the fly
suffer from his vagaries. I have larva, would produce all manner
a dog myself. I have seen him of dangerous diseases.
spoil a woman’s fine dress, kill theory that disagreeable odors
my own chickens for pure devil are the source of disease has
try, bite a child, pollute the veg been about overcome. Since the
etables in the garden and on the days of the plague in England,
display rack. He is always some perhaps long before that, the
other place. Been away from mystery of the unseen foe that
home now two days, and we hope has infected whole towns has
he will never come back. The been charged to the odors that
only thing he will do worth while have arisen from the polluted
is to chase the chickens out of locality. Aa a matter of fact,
the yard, and he don’t do that the sickening, nauseating action
well; and make it lively for all of any odor is its worst and
the cats in the neighborhood. practically only crime. Along
He sometimes goes crazy over a with the odor, however, possibly,
chipmunk he can’t get, and he countless invisible germs have
occasionally warns away a Dago risen to do the work charged to
the innocent though vile per
We say the dog is expensive. fumes that have infested these
Just now you hear a lot about localities.
the fly. Yes, the FLY. He is
In the light of modern micro
credited with being theawfullest scopical knowledge the true
scourge that the world supports source of all these dangers is ex
and we are just beginning to plained, and while we have been
find it out. The fly is a scaven satisfied with screen doors and
ger, he luxuriates in filth. He poison pots for the mature fly for
smears himself with the vilest the last decade — fighting the fly
decompositions and the most as a nuisance,—the next decade
dangerous germs and then comes will see us exterminating the fly
into your home and inspects it as a dangerous enemy whose
for a good place to deposit his weapons are not mechanical.
eggs or to secure a good meal,
The following article from the
walks all over everything, con Review of Reviews contains so
taminates everything, leaves his many good points that we trust
way strewn with filth and death, every reader of the Herald will
and yet only a few years ago the endeavor to read it.
best of us thought the fly’s Moaes must have ha<l some realization
worst fault was his autograph. of tlie danger from Hies, for lie witu ss-
e<l their dreadful ravages among the
Now a dog, flylike,is of the tribe Egyptians at the time of the captivitv
of scavengers. There is nothing of the Israelites. But probably even
too vile for his nose, he has a before, and certainly many time« since,
degenerate taste. He deems it have thinking people sua|>ecte<l the
eases. The statistics in practically all
American cities—and in many foreign
cities, too, for that matter—show a
marked rise in the number of deaths
from typhoyd fever and intestinal dis
eases during the tiy season.
In cities where flies are the chief
cause of intestinal epidemics the other
seasons of the year show comparative
freedom from the disease, while in cities
where water and uiilk epedemics exist
these epedemics may occur at anv sea
son of the year. The milk epedemic,
however, often takes the place during
the fly season because of the infection
of milk by flies at the farm or in the
The danger to health is greatest in
parts of the city where sanitary pre
cautions are most neglected ; but even
if you live in a comparatively well-cared
for part of the city do not receive the
fly into your home as a harmless visitor
for lie may come in a carriage or on
horseback from the most City parte of
Hitherto the fly has been regarded as
a liarmbess nuisance anil considered to
be an annoying creature with great per
sistence and excessive familiarity. Re
garded in the light of recent knowledge
the fly is more dangerous than tlie tiger
or the cobra. Worse than that, lie is,
at least in our climate, much more to
lie feared than tlie mosquito, and may
easily lie classed as the most dangerous
animal on earth.
Thus was heard the mournful word
Floating on the quiet air;
But another, too, was stirred,
Beside the maiden young and fair.
Flashing, slashing, smashing, crashing
Came the old man s heavy tread;
Dashing, mashing, lashi'ig, hashing
With his cane the young man's head.
Hushed the love-song and the music.
Broken banjo—banged-up head;
That voting man is feeling too sick.
Now he court« the softest bed.
QUEEN OF THE NORTHWEST RESORTS
Near the Mouth of the Columbia River, on the Washington Coast
THE PLACE TO SPEND YOUR
SUMMER VACA HON
Twenty • (Ge Miles of Magnificent
Beach I^vel, Coni|«ct and Smooth
Many thriving and tidy communities, delightful hotel, cot
tage, tent and camp life. All the comforts of home and
the healthful, invigorating recreation of the seaside,
surf bathing, fishing, clam digging, lieach bon
fires, riding, racing, hunting, strolls and
drives through picturestque wooded
Reduced Rales from all parts of Wash, or Ore.
Oregon Railroad & Navigation Co.
Season Rate: From Portland Round Trip, $4.00
Three Day - Saturday to Monday Rate, $3.00
I'urcliKM- tickets and make reservations at City Ticket Office, 3rd and Wash
Streets, Portland, or impure of any O K. A N.
agent 1-larwlwre for information.
M c M urray ,
General Passenger Agent.
Elephants, those animal sages that
are constantly changing keepers, be
come so wine and know no much about
the tricks of the trade and human ni-
ture In general that they finally will
not work for any man. It I n doubtful
If there Is a bull e'ephant mort than
fifty years old performing In this coun
try They have not "gone bad.” as the
showmen say. but have learned too
much, picked up from toelr keepers,
and they cannot be worked with safe
ty. A d elephant that Is going to make
trouble turns tils back on tils Intended
victim and liegins to swing his great
lexlv from side to side Then lu a
flash tie wheel», catches the offender
with tils tniuk and burls him perhaps
twenty feet away, following swiftly
to crust) tlie life from Ills ixidy with
his mighty knee«.
PORTLAND RAILWAY LIGHT & POWER CO.
ixnta J unction
1 Jennt* .
Bar lo h
D»*rp Cr« rk
Eagb < rwk.
An Essay on Cats,
A schoolboy wrote an essay on rnta
The chapter on different breeds ■up*
plies the following information:
"Cain that's made for tittle boys and
girls to maul and tense la called Mai
tease cats. Home cats la known by
their queer purr»—these are called I’ur-
slan cata. Cats with very bad tempera
la called Angorrle cata. Homelimes u
very fine eat la called a Magnificat
Cat» with deep feelln's la called Eelin» CAZADKIU) i.»
Oregon’s apple show will be
held in Portland November 30 to
December 2. It will be a great
exposition of the state’s fruit
growing possibilities and it will
be of wide interest because of
Oregon’s fame as the home of
the red apple. There promises
to be exhibits entered in com
Estimatsd In Monsy.
petition for prizes from every "Tommy,” said the bone, “you quit
apple-growing county in the state. ( smoking two or three months
The Corvallis Commercial club “Yes. sir." answered the office boy.
has already offered $100 for the "How much have you gained In
best apple exhibit from Benton weight?
"Well. sir. countin’ It In nickels. I
county and the Hood River Com reckon I’ve gained about four pounds.”
mercial club has offered $50 for —Chicago Tribune.
prizes for the best apples shown
from that section. Other coun She Inngc<l fol* n now hnt. Ko «he
ties will yet be heard from in be.'ii n to worry her biiMbnnd for »1 iirw
the same way.
||e-_A new dress! Can't afford It.
Tn eight pints of corn cut from the
cob put one pint of «nit. t'over with
water, bent thoroughly and can with
water to cover com. Put nugar to It
before It goes to ths table, aa It Im-
Minister- That poor fellow nnkrtl inc
for a dime for hlM hungry family, nml
DEMAND AND SUPPLY.
I preached a Nprnitui on the evils of
Old I July Does either of you boys
mendicancy to him.
use naughty wools?
"Hid you give him the dime?*'
First KI<1 Well. I ain't much of a
I couldn't take up a hand nt It. but lllll here kin cuas fini*
collection from him, could 1 ?"
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j If yon wanted gloves or a new hat I 1 a Daily F. ice pt Hunday.
wouldn’t mind. But a new dress!
For Oregon City, Canetnah Park and wny points, nhsngn '•ars at Golf
! ShP_ Well, don't get flurried, dearest Junction.
. Von know I always give In Ho Just
For Lenta, Mt. Hcott and east aide pointe, change cars at Lento Junction
> buy me a new hat.
General Office«, Electric Bldg. Seventh and Alder Hta„ PoaTl.Asn, O moom