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About The Echo register. (Echo, Umatilla County, Or.) 190?-1909 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 27, 1909)
FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 1909
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Farms Poattrr Iloaee.
For a fanner's poultry house I know
of nothing that will give better ant
Isractlon tban a moveable colony
house, aurh as Is used at Macdonald
College. Que., a photo and plan of
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which accompanies. This house Is 8x
12 feet, floor built on two skids and
accommodates 25 hens and 3 males In
me winter ana nair as many more
during the summer. A team of horses
can draw It to any part of the farm
that may be desired. This gives fresh
ground to the hens, and feed that
might otherwise go to waste, can be
made use of. For farm use the stud
ding need not be so high, and the
house can be built of available mate
rial. A loose board celling over which
Is placed straw provides for the ab
sorption of itoisture and even In the
y v -r--n 11 J ' I
pla.i or I.XTEBIOB,
coldest days, bens are quite comfort
able. A farmer can add to bis equip
ment one house at a time, and gradu
ally work up to the desired number.
F. a Elford.
A good many farmers are still strug
gling with the cocklebur nuisance.
It Is possible to rid the ranch of this
pest In one year and realize a profit
on the operation. Any time before
the weeds have attained much height
take a plow and barrow to the field
and before the day Is done sow one
and one-half bushels of good kafflr
corn to each acre plowed. Harrow
well and the next day repeat the oper
ation until the cocklebur territory has
been thoroughly covered. When the
kafflr seed Is In the dough mow or
bind with a harvester and you will
bave one of the very best crops or
roughage to be had. Remove this crop
from the field as soon as convenient
Two years or so of this kind of tillage
will clean out the burs and the opera
tion Is certainly worth while. Denver
Field and Farm.
Pin, for tee Gardea.
A good pump should be part of the
equipment of every garden. For the
mall garden a good bucket, com
pressed air or knapsack pump will be
most satisfactory, while for larger
gardens a barrel pump, with an at
tachment for spraying several rows
when occasion demands, or an auto
matic pump geared to the wheels of
the truck, will be found more economi
cal of time and labor. The small
compressed air sprayer is handy, as It
leaves both hands free for use, and
Is, therefore, useful If It Is desired to
spray two or three small trees, possi
bly with the use of a stepladder to
reach their tops.
Fertilizers may be divided into two
general classes direct and Indirect,
or nutritive and stimulant. A direct
or nutritive fertilizer Is one which
furnishes nourishment to the growing
crop. Nourishment means simply ni
trogen, phosphoric acid and potash.
These are the three Ingredients which
must be renewed through the medium
of manures and fertilizers. A stimu
lant or Indirect fertilizer Is one which
does not furnish an actual plant food
to the soil, but by Its stimulating ac
tion renders available some plant food
which previously existed in the soil
in an Insoluble or unavailable condition.
Horse mm Cora Greertaar.
In growing corn one of the factor
inat is seldom rated at Its true worth
is nrst-ciass motive power. Anyone
wno nas plowed, harrowed, planted
and cultivated with an ill-matched,
short-weighted. high-strung team
Knows how difficult It Is to do eoo.I
work. No farm hand thus handicapped
can render a service that is satisfac
tory to a good farmer. Farm teams
should be evenly matched as to age.
aize and temperament. Weight Is es
sential. Teams should be big enough
to keep a reserve power constantly
on tap; they should draw any Imple
ment with ease and at a steady, lively
pace, ir they are of standard draft
type and are shifted occasionally
from one class of service to another
they will go through the season with
out breakdowns. This depends, how
ever, to a large extent on how they
are fed and managed. Much depends
also on the ease and comfort which
they enjoy In the collar; sore necks
and galled shoulders, due to poorly
fitted collars, prove serious obstacles
to good, continuous work. Corn-belt
farms should be equipped with heavy
draft tennis; the highest type of di
versified agriculture In that territory
depends on this reliable, efficient mo
tlve power. Big horses bear a close
relationship to a big corn crop.-Chl-cago
Live Stock World.
Dlppaar gok (or Lira.
There are various kinds of sto-k
dips, and most of them are good. The'r
use Is becoming more common because
their value Is better known than for
meny. Almost every stockman has
an.mals that a-e not thrifty, and be
don't know the reason why. It very
Often happens that such anlmnla nra
troubled with parasites of some kind.
pernaps several kinds. They are too
small to be seen with the naked eve.
and the farmer tries different kinds
of medicines, when an outside annll.
cation of some disinfectant Is the only
remeay needed. When stockmen once
learn the value of dinning the need
no further encouragement. They keep
on dipping twice a year, because they
know it pays both In dollars and In
We have found crude oil one of the
best and most effective louse killers
and disinfectants. It makes an ex
cellent dip for swine. It will remove
all of the old scales and scurf and Im
prove the general appearance of the
wnen mixed with crude carbolic
acid at the rate of one gallon of crude
carbolic tcld to fifty gallons of crude
oil It makes a cheap and effective dis
infectant for use In the hoc bouse.
hen houres and water holes In the hoa
lot wnere bogs are accustomed to wal
It will, when used alone, prove
very cheap oil to use on farm machin
ery when It Is stored away for winter.
It can be used with safety as a fly
repellant on all farm animals by the
use of sprayers, and will prove as well
adapted to that purpose as many of
the more expensive dips and mixtures.
For cuts and bruises on farm animals
It is excellent and can be used with
safety. Use on cows' teats when sore.
THE OPERA IN FAEIS THE GRAND STAIRCASE.
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A SPECTACULAR VIEW US THE FAIIIS OPERA HOUSE.
Perhaps at no other point can so vivid an Impression of the riches and
grace of the French capital be gained as at the foot of the grand staircase
leading to the Interior of the opera house at Paris. The exterior of the
building with its colonnade lit with blue mercury lights is familiar to
everyone who has been to Paris, but until the visitor has witnessed this
scene of shimmering satin and sparkling Jewels he will bave missed a re
markable sight which only the opera can show him.
In some sections many of the best
dairymen are adapting the Holland
plan of combining and hiring men to
visit each herd one day in the month
and test the milk of each cow, thus
giving the owners an Idea of which
cows are the ones that are paying for
their keep. This plan Is a very ten-
ible one and should be encouraged.
The cost Is comparatively small, as
the tester boards with the familv
while he is doing his work and is car
rled to the next place the day he has
completed his work. This Insures reg
ularity In the work. In Michigan this
plan has greatly Increased the average
production per cow. Wisconsin, too,
has taken up this matter. It Is good
business and It may become popular,
but some of our dairymen are hard
to turn from the beaten paths of their
fathers. Farmers and Drovers' Jour
The ashes from apple, pear ano
peach trees contain about TO per cent
of lime, and the crops of fruit borne
every year also contains lime. When
orchards fail it is always profitable
to apply lime, and It should be done at
least once In five years. Wood ashes
are preferable to lime for orchards,
but the lime. Is much cheaper. Lime
111 also prove of benefit to grass that
may be growing In an orchard, and It
destructive to certain grubs and
other orchard enemies. It is best ap
plied by plowing the orchard land and
broadcasting the lime over the sur
wla Orekard Graaa.
If orchard grass is not sown thickly
it will not be a success. Three bush
els to the acre should be used. Or
chard grass Is more vigorous than tim
othy, with a stronger root system;
but If a permanent meadow Is ex
Mcted It most be top-dressed freely.
Feed lar Skeea.
There are several po'its In feeding
sheep that must not be overlooked.
The feed lot must be dry, with plenty
of clean, dry bedding; the animals
must bave plenty of rU i. pure water,
and the feed troughs should be kept
clean. These should be arranged so
that the sheep cannot foul them wlUj
their feet Another point is to keep
them from becoming excited or fright
ened. To this end it Is better that one
person feed them all the time.
New York Bute has taken a prac
tical way of encouraging forestry.
During the past planting season more
than 1.000.000 seedlings were distrib
uted at cost throughout the state for
planting. Where it Is desired and Is
found feasible, the services of a fore
man are furnished to direct the plant
ing, the state bearing a share of his
expenses. The seedlings were of pint
and spruce and were supplied to 149
Arkansas leads among the states In
the production of bauxite, her output
being more tban 60 per cent of the
total last year.
Holland has a new law forbidding
the adulteration of butter, under pan
alty of Imprisonment, which may
reach one year.
The brilliancy of a limelight used
In a demonstrating lantern can be In
creased by slipping It over an ordi
nary gas mantle.
The United States government main
tains fifty-seven wireless telegraph
ataions and has ninety-six vessels
fitted out with the apparatus.
A professorship of aerostatics has
been founded In Gettlngen Universi
ty, and schools for training aeronauts
are to be established in several Ger
The word "tungstoller" has been
coined to define the fixture used to
hold a group of tungsten electric
lights In proper position to give the
Austria limits the number of drug
stores to the number of Inhabitants of
a district or city, and the need of an
additional one must be clearly shown
before the license Is Issued.
The geological survey Is erecting at
Pittsburg a testing plant for structu
ral material that will be' able to han
dle girders 63 feet long and give them
a tension of 10.000,000 pounds.
Government tests have shown that
many coals which are too high In ash
and sulphur for economical use under
boilers or for cooking may be made
commercially valuable by proper wash
Messrs. Henri and Stodel recently
demonstrated to the French Academy
of Sciences the practicability of steril
izing milk by means of the ultraviolet
rays emitted by mercury vapor lamps.
Milk thus treated can be completely
sterilized In the cold. At the same
meeting of the academy Mons. A.
Gascard showed that milk to which
potassium bichromate has been added
as a preservative keeps much better
in the dark.
The Yana language of northern Cali
fornia represents a distinct llnguls'.lc
stock, and bad formerly three dial.ts,
one of which Is now extinct. It pos
sesses two forms of speech, onn of
which Is employed by men spearing
to men, while the other Is used li all
other cases. Practically, the language
has only nouns and verbs, the adject!
Ives, adverbs, numerals. Interrogative
pronouns and conjunctions being form
ed from the verbs.
In the Calaveras National Forest
there are two groves of big trees. In
the North Grove. In Calaveras County,
there are ten trees each having a
diameter of 25 feet or over, and more
tban seventy having a diameter rang
ing between 15 and 25 feet The tree
called the Tattler of the Forests."
which now lies on the ground. Is esti
mated to have had a height of 450
feet and a diameter, at the ground.
of more than 40 feet The bark on
these trees runs from 6 Inches to I
feet In thickness. Besides the giant
sequoias, there are hundreds of sugar
pines 'and yellow pines from 8 to 10
feet In diameter, and ranging to 275
feet in height
After yon get a dollar in rour
dutches the taint soon evaporates.
A tombstone epitaph Isn't nsnesssrl
1 m aaxd fact
ARNOLD'S TREASON EXPECTED.
Revolutionary Letter I.atrlr Sold
Tell ef III Torr Frleadakla.
An Interesting historical letter, re
lating to Denedlct Arnold's treason,
Gen. Gates' disastrous campaign In
the Southern States and the appoint
ment of Gen. Nathanael Greene to suc
seed him there, fetched $55 at Free
man's In Philadelphia a few days ago.
the New York Times says. The letter
was written to Greene from Philadel
phia. Oct. 5. 17S0. by Charles Petit
a member of the continental congress,
who also was assistant to Greene
while the latter was quartermaster
general. In regards to the West Point
treason Petit wrote:
"I cannot say that Gen. Arnold's
treason, so far as respects his turn
ing tory and deserting the American
cause, was any great surprise to me.
The constant and uniform tenor of his
conduct In this city looked strongly
that way, and the court he paid to
the torles was too plain and evident
and too universal to arise from any
otner motive than the laying of
foundation for Joining them at some
day or other, but the magnitude of
his treason and the extent of his
plan. I must confess, startle and
amaze me: I could scarcely have
conceived that the pride of an ambi
tious man and that sense of honor, or
at least the pretension to It which
every man or station thlnka himself
bound to wear the appearance of,
whether be really feels it or not.
would have prevented a man of his
situation to rush at once Into a vli
lainty so atrocious and degrading to
human nature. Out he seems to have
been determined not to be a little vll
Iain. .Nothing short of the highest
rate could satisfy him. and In this he
has shown bis courage, though his
plan has failed. I shall at present
add only one reflection upon this af
fair, and that Is that I consider It
as a public benefit not only that the
plot has been so seasonably discover
ed, but that the attempt has been
In writing about Gen. Gates' South
ern campaign petit says: "The
Sou'Lern gentlemen particularly seem
ed desirous that Gen. Greene should
b-j appointed. The Southern people
re strongly prejudiced against a Cale
donian (Gen. St Clair), having an
ugly pst of them in their own bow
els In North Carolina."
Goo4 a Air Itatloa.
Tough Looking Passenger (present
ing ticket) Can I get a stopoft on
Conductor (Inspecting It) More
than than: you get a klckoff.
(Pulls bell rope.)
Tklrat for Kaowledse.
"I will wait a moment" saiu the tem
perance lecturer at the close of hi
speech, "to annwer any questions you
may kiiU to ask.
van a person get drunk on saner
kraut?" inquired an earnest woman in
the audience whose husband bad signed
Mother win And Mrs. Window's Bnnthlne
j. w. m. Din rt-mr.IT io use iur uieir caudles
He There was nearly a bad fire at
me t neater.
She How was that?
He The villain lit a cigarette and
tossed the match into the snow!
The thing for you to do now Is to
get busy so that you will hnve an in
come tux to be taxed when all the
States acres to it. That's true patriot
ism. Iiulinnnpolld News.
Lame back and Lumhni-n nil a
young man feel old. Hamlins Wizard
Oil makes an old man feel vnunir. Ah.
solutely nothing like it for the relief
of all pain.
Prlata of Maa.
"There Is such a masculine touch
about the dresses she wears."
"You menn thnt smudny streak of
finger marks nlonir the line of buttons
In the buck T' Houston rt.
Experience In Knsluml shows that
In towns supplied with soft water the
death rate Is 19.2. while In towns that
have a supply of hard water it is only
CASTOR I A
Tor Infants and Children.
The Kind Yea Hare Always Bought
Kaew Ilia flare.
Housemaid Pleuse. air. will roii
come at once, the drorln" room's on
fire. Master Well, go and tell your
mistress; you know I never Interfere
In household matters. Punch.
Ill Little Kick.
"In this matter of quick thinking."
said tbt base ball umpire, "all the bou
quets go to the players; and yet we fel
lows bare to thiuk as quick as tbry do,
if not a little quicker. If a player works
bis thinker too slow all be gets is an
error. If I do it I gtt a pop bottle."
"Caacaret are certainly Site, t gave frirnd
eae whrn the doctor waa liraling him for cancer
of Ihcttomach. The nrit morning he paaanl
four piccmnf a tape worm. He then sol a boa
and ia three dav hr pawed a tape-orm 4S fee
laog. It waa Nr. Matt Free, of Mnlcrabnre.
iMuphln Co.. Pa. I am quite a worker for Vaacal
feta. I aae them myarlf and find them bcneftcial
lor moat any diaeaae cauaed by impure blood.'
Chaa. & Condon. Lewiaton, Pa., (MiUlin CoJ
Meaiant. Palatable. Potent. Taate Good.
Do Good. Never Sicken. Weaken or tiripa.
luc. fv. SOc. Never auM In bulk. The geno
me tablet atr niped C C C. Uuaiauteed to
ears e ion aioney back. gx
DAISY FLY KILLER
fVrut, rieai., orteeV
all mm, tan
toot i t or tip
Ofrr, Will But BO(
flaKlleal atir a.11
(iealvrt or wot prrfttatl for to emu.
rUROLD S0VE33.I60 0Ka( A.. B'kl,., K Y.
wear . ,
TEA SPICES !
JUST RIOt IT I
PonruNu. oat. j
Coughing Is one of the nuisance,
that no one has been able to aholhh In
churches or In theaters. A physician
however, claims that the coughing nui
sance Is a mere question of acoustic
"Tbere Is a subtle connection be
tween the ear and the throat." he said
"When the ear is strsined the throat
Is effected and a cough Is the result.
"When we can hear perfectly In
church or theater It never occurs tc
us to cough. Dut when we bend for
ward, straining every nerve to catch
the actor's or preacher's muffled syl
tables, then we find ourselves coughlna
every little while. Build audltorlumt
with perfect acoustic properties, and I
warrant that the thunderous choruses
of coughs, so common now among us,
will be no more heard."
A pure phmiphatf
baking powder thai
IM all fk.B . L- -
Kink n.. 1 I. I :
ndrri will du and de(
ellrr. It raitea the
dough and maket liarht
er, tweeter and bettet
men fonda. Sold br gra
cera25cper nuand. 11
yoa will tend na rent
-jm 4 . . e"ne ana ennrei, we
m send yon a book ea health and baking powder.
wutHiT lore. CO. Seattle, Wn.
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'The School of Quality"
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A. P. ARMSTRONG, LL. B., PRINCIPAL
ALBERTA WHEAT LAND
$1S Per Acre 10 Yaws' Time
Thaae hnda of Canadian Pari fie Railway
produce from 3ft to (O buahels of wheat. 7S
to 100 buaheia of oat, pee acre, All near
railwaya. towna and eehoola. Puaitivaly
tha beat wheat land proposition f.-e man
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Special rates 1st and 16th of every month.
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OR W A. WISE
S (ears a Iwk in t'ainloes Duntai
Work ia Portland.
Should ramrmlier that our firrs la no arranged
that WK CAN IH TIIKIK KNTMtK CitOwN,
hKIDUK ANO 1-I.ATK WOHK IN A DAY if
neeeemry. I'O-ilTI VfcXY PAINLKS8 EX
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derel. WK KKMOVK TIIK MOIT KKNHITIVR
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For the Next Fifteen Days
We will give you a good S2k gold or pone.
lain eruwn fr IS.SO
Z21i bridge teeth Mt
Molar crown S.ts9
(4d or enamel fillings J.aa
fiilver fillings M
;! rubber plates I D.)
1 he best K d rubber platen 7.M)
I'ainleea eHtrartifina M
ALL WORK GUARANTEED IS TGARS
Dr. W. A. Wise
President and Manager
The Wise Dental Co.
(INC.! Third and Wa.hington Hta.
-I have Just had an Invitation to
an elextriral tea to U given ly a wom
an doctor. said the bachelor girl. Tra
looking forward to It and wondering
what Is going to happen to us wbeth
er she will give as a little battery
and let as entertain ourselves, make
the tea on an electric stove, or just
electrocute the bunch of ua."
IS IT COMPLETE?
In tbee days of progressiva farming n nun can afford to neglect his farm sou p
Bient. It la Just as essential that the farm should have the benefit of tha beat pnulbto farm
machinery and moat modern labor seeing devices aa It la that a properly conducted factory
should bare It, and even more so. We bare In our eitensiva stock. Iabr saving marh ma
of all kinds, machines that lucreaae profits snd make the farmer tha m et independent man
ea the earth; machines that make farm life m .re en j tali's and ten I to keep the young
man satisfied with farm work. No farmer ever Invested bis money to better advantage
than when ha bought one of the machines mentioned bsluw. These are linre which are In
season NOW and are ojde which should Interest every farmer who desires to make a
ueeeaa of farming. Kramer Rotary Harrow Atlarhtaenta, tsh-wn hoe). I lousier Drills,
(shewn herel. J. I. Cane Plowa. Sandwich Hay Presses, Dick s Fsauii feed Cutters,
Hoover Potato Diggers. Double Action
and Rightlap Cutaways, Stover Gasoline e "N
Knginee, New Iowa Cream Separators, -fi C VVaiJ
Myeri Pumps. Ete.. Ete. k ) V
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