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FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 1909
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The Echo Register
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A Weekly newspaper, publlfchcd
very Friday nt Kcho, Umatilla. Coun
Kuhserlptiotis . SO INT Year. j
Entered on second-class matter
March 16, 190. at the I'ostnffloe at
Echo, Oregon, under act of Congress
of March 3, 1S7.
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P. C. HUNTER. Agt.
Kcho has grown some in the
last two years. It has more im
provements and permanent build
ings, more manufacturing es
tablishments and better streets,
more homes ami more business
houses. And it litis more com
ing. Of course Kcho is several
times smaller than Portland,
ami it is still a little behind I 'en
l lit on, but it has the foundation,
and its citizens the hope of con
fidence and the confidence of
hope in the certain future of our
There is no question but what
the combination of soil, climate,
water, brains and muscle will
I nt in wealth in the North
west. Kcho has the lirst three j
in great abundance all around, !
and the 1 ist two ar- coming to
Jill the great tracts of land with
The canal now building from
.southeast of Kcho will add sev
eral thousand acres of irrigated
lands to the south and west,
heretofore at best only servicea
ble for dry crop grain ami sheep
The Columbia Irrigation Com
pany lands are entitled to water
when otl er irrigation projects
are not. In this country all irri
gation needs to be done befori
August, and these lands are allj
.sullii ient ly irrigated by that!
time. It is a mistake to pour:
water on crop at a later season. !
The soil needs cultivation, not '
Hoods. Potatoes are easily
mined by tio much irrigation,!
and so are many other crops.
Any bunch of enthusiasts who
interpret the recent election at
Portland as a kpular demand!
lor the repeal of the initiative
and refcren.hirn, will have an
other think coming if they go to
the Hople of Oregon with any
proposition to do away with the
power of the ivople and return
the state to the thralldom of the'
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Th' (.rupuial u tax net in
comes has a hollow lintf to it
like a leaden dollar. No self
respecting corporation would
have any net income if thcri'
was a tax on it. Any lawyer
can show how to avoid u tax on
net incomes. A tax on gross
reieiptsis another matter, and
no trust Senator vould propose
such a thing.
Cement buildings moan perma
nency and proserity.
Scientilic irrigation means .sure
Kcho manufactures its home
A thin steer is a manufactur
ing establishment when fed Kcho
alfalfa. It manufactures wealth
in the shape of fat.
If there was no tax on alco
hol irrigated hinds would pro
duce vast quantities of potatoes
that would lie manufactured into
alcohol for fuel and lighting.
Kcho has prospered "dry" and
it prospered "wet," and it pros
pers anyhow because it has the
surrounding country producing
wealth every week in the year.
It is dead easy to knock; any
idiot can yell, but it takes a live
man with brains to talk intelli
gently. Senator Simon is a man who
was not born yesterday. lie is
el.-cted mayor of Portland, and
he knows the recall is a live pos
sibility if he stands in with vice
In answer to the affidavit in
the last issue of the Ilermiston
Herald, the Uegister still con
tends that there were no cher
ries gr vu on West View Fruit
Wanch, and that our statement
in the Register was TKl'K.
On the adjoining Pour Mile
Kanch there were a few cherry
trees that bore a few cherries
The friends of this paper will
please liai d tis in news items when
they are fresh. We prefer not to
publish a hirta alter the child is
weaned, a marriage after the hon
e.Miioon is over, or the death of n
man after his widow is married
THEWORIDS GREATEST SEWING MACHINE
Iftrm want cither Vlhmttnc ShntlW, Rotary
frUulLkM-r suit V TlovaO. ! Aoitu. AJ
W-wtni Mnrhlno write to
tni wr KOMI IIWIHI MACNim COMPAII
MT rittf a,. Sinn If, IO Mllfw!ltt ct
uaIu, t ui lb !k r liana u mai fc mc
iHi ciaamitT mw ruM out.
THE ECHO REGISTER, ECHO, OREGON
The United States consumes annual
ly white pajwr which wakes u solid
roll s:;ij fet high ami CT7 feet In diam
eter a ml weighs approximately 2.700,
000 tous. To produce It requires $S,
hoo.ooo worth of rugs. ?7. loo.ooo of
waste paper and SUn.virfi.miii uf w-ood
pulp, besides other essential materials.
The total vnitie of the nvrrlenllural
products In the I' tilled Stales for tho
year just closed Is placed at close to
JS.iHio.oiio.tKio, of wld. h crand total
$1.7fto,non.ooo was raised In the corn
fields of the country. It is not surpris
ing la the face of such figures that
hard time cannot stay for long or
that the export trade of the country is
far In excess of the Import. The pro
duction of this enormous volume of
new wealth directly from the soli
means a national prosperity In which
every citizen will vhr.re.
Thimo In charge of the farm crops
section of the Wisconsin experiment
station feel justly proud of the show
lug which they have made In the past
five years In the matter of developing
the Oderbru' !:er type of barley. In the
Interval mentioned they have been
altic to Increase the yield of this vari
ety nearly ten bushels cr acre. A test
shows that the new barley contains 15
per cent of protein, which not only
means that it l.s the bet grain for
malt, but for feed as well. So well bus
the new barley been advertised and so
effectively has It Ikvb Introduced that
ihe past year It comprised one-third of
all the barley crown la the state. Its
remarkable vigor and productivity are
shown In a yield of sixty bushels to
the acre on one of the station fields of
fifty-five acres, and this not an experi
Wenatchee (Wash.) apple growers
are feeling pretty good over the re
sults of the national apple show held
recently nt Spokane, in which they
carried off better than 7." per cent of
the prizes. Among (lie prizes were one
of Jtl.ooo paid by the National Apple
(Growers' association for the best car
of apples, a number of minor prizes,
; ranging from $J5 to $."00, and first
prize for the lar-rest perfect apple,
which weighed thirty-one ounces. One
of the finest displays of apples at the
recent horticultural congress nt Coun
cil Illuffs, la., was exhibited by the
Wenatchee Fruit Growers' nssocia
' tlon. Hie size and beauty of the fruit
being almost beyond description. The
, Wenatchee oople seem to be exce
; tionally well situated for fruit raising
i and from appearances are making the
most of their opportunities.
Recent figures made public by ttie
bureau of statistics at Washington
show that during the year l'.o7 the
total consumption of m:ar in the
United States was 7.eS!MUVi,'.7ri pounds,
which means that each American con
sumed on the average eighty-six
pounds. r considerably more than
half his own weight of the sweet
stuff. Of the total amount of bii.ir
consumed 21.7 per cent was producid
at borne. 17.7 per cent was brought
from our island possessions, while Hie
remaining 01 per cent came from for
eign countries. An interesting fea
ture of the rejiort is that for the first
time lu the history of borne sugar pro
duction the output of beet KU;-,'nr ex
ceeded that of cane, the figures Ix-Itig
lki7.000.0u pounds of the former to
541.000.000 of the latter. Ihirlng the
past twenty years the world's sugar
production has nearly doubled, the to
tal for last year being 32.000.ooo.ooO
One of the Interesting and also in
spiring fen tu res of the big Omaha
corn show was the presence there of
bettor Zeferlno Domluguet, a wealthy
ranchman and agriculturist who lives
at I'uebla, Mexico. lie was In charge
of the Mexican exhibit, mostly of his
own furnishing, and gave practical
roof of his Interest In progressive
agriculture by donating the splendid
fl.5oO trophy, a solid sliver bust of
President I Max, mounted on a hand
somely carved onyx pedestal, for the
class making the best record In corn
Judging. Not only this, bnt the setter
bas 1.500 acres of due land on which
be is working out the exierlmeuts
In seed selection and pUut breed
ing and securing much the same
result as are obtained by American
experiment stations. Ills generous at
titude Is still further shown In the
time and energy which be Is devoting
to get the results of hts own and
American experiment In tangible
shape lectures and photgnpb
a to better the agricultural conditions
of his poorer and more Ignorant fellow
countrymen. Visitors at the corn iVx
were privileged to hear an address
from Mr. Pomlnguei hlch was direct
and practical, gave warm commenda
tion of the progress of American agri
culture and exhibited with-il a kindly
ard generous spirit. Mexico U form
nate In havlrf such a clttxen.
As Good as the Best, Plain and racy
!eavy or light. Come and see tnem
Pitcher Marquard Making Good.
Pitcher "Kline" Mar.-uard, the 11.
mio beauty whom the New York Na
tionals obtained from the lndhtnaol!s
club of the American association last
fall, is now proving he Is worth the
money paid by the New York manage
ment. Itefore the season opened the
PITCHES "UCBr' MARQUARD OF THE (TBV
general opinion of the baseball critics
was that Manjuard would not come up
to expectations. But since the start
I "Rube", bas proved that be Is capable
of holding bis own against any twlrler
In the big league. Ills recent defeat of
the champion Cubs was a notable one.
j Big Fight Purses Absurd.
I Purses of $200,000 for professional
fighters on the very face of them can
not appear anything but absurd.
; There la a limit to everything. The
; greatest crowd that ever witnessed a
! fight turned out to see the Burns-John-
son battle In Sydney last Iecemler.
I There were over 18,000 spectators, and.
though the choice seats sold for $25
each, less than $l."A0o0 was realized
ou the gate. It is doubtful if America
could do even this well. Of course
Jeffries and Johnson would be the
i greatest card ever staged. Itut not ,
j more than 20.000 people would part
with the coin. These would have to
i average $10 each to pay the bare
i purso. Kven the Alaska-Vukou exhi
bition pci It; ure not throwing money
away to advertise their affair.
Racent Battball Transfers.
I Acting President Ileydler of the Xa
: tlon a I league unnoiiiiccil In Xew York
, the following contracts and releases:
Contracts. With Chicago, "I Km Car
j los, Patrick Ilagou (contract assigned);
; with Pittsburg. Charles Phlllipe; with
St. Loul. K. H Ilulswitt (coutract as
signed). Keleasea. By Cincinnati to Chicago.
Patrick Hagon. clalmeil under waiver
rule; by Cincinnati to St Louis. It. E.
Ilulswitt; by Xew York to St Louis.
I John Waller, claimed under waiver
rule; by SL Louis to Chicago. I. C. Illg
glnbotbam, claimed under waiver rule.
Evers and Walsh Fined.
; Pitcher Ed Walsh of the Chicago
American league team and Second
Baseman John J. Evers of the Chicago
Nationals each bad to pay a flue of
100 for failure to report to their re
siwctlve clubs before May L The play
: ers were reinstated, and the anuounce
I ment of the flue was made by the Xa
, tloiial baseball commission at Cincin
On some of the Irrigated lands of
the western states as high as eight and
t half tons of alfalfa hay are grown
per acre yearly under Irrigation. A
feature that adds much to the value
of the crop la that Ideal weather con
ditions usually prevail for the curing
and securing uf the bay. Three and
sometimes four cuttings are secured
yearly from establUhed fields.
Cleaning the Cow's Udder.
When you brush off a cow's bag
with an old bran sack you simply set
the dust floating about the room. Ttrst
loesn't help much. It will settle In
the pall Just the same. But wipe the
'idder and the flanks of the cows with
a damp doth and you hare done
something worth while.
THE SPORTING WORLD
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Home Phone, Black 442
We have a nice line for
you to make selection
ECHO FURNITURE COMPANY
Undertaking Licensed Embalmer
Hens' FINE NEGLIGEE
Mane' FANCY DRESS SHIRTS, WHITE 4 pa
liens and FANCY STRIPED . 4.0U
A few JUMPER SUITS at Cost
Big Reduction Laffirs e
Ladies White Underwear
A Choice Line of Ginghams
NEW LIVERY STABLE
C. R. Boxxev & Soxs, Props.
New Ris, New Harness
NEW WHIPS, NEW ROBES, NEW HORSES
A SNARE OF THE PATRONAGE SOLICITED
I Orchards I
We will sell a limited amount of land and set the
jjg. same to peaches, apples or pears, care for the J
same for three years paying all taxes and other
j expense. For terms address J
I Columbia Land Co., I
It. R. WOOD, Secretarv. jc.
- FIIANK SLOAN, Superintendent J
PertluiOrt. PeidJetoi, Or. Ec.t,0rt. J
SHIRTS . . $ .5Q