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PLAYING A LOW GAME
LIVE S I O C K W O R T H 881,620,400
Dr, Wlthycombe o f O . A. C. Telia
Interesting Facts at Banquet.
PIC K P O C K E T
W A I “ W O RKED ” BY VICTIM .
Neat Schama by Which Ha Was In*
ducad Not Only to Qlva Up «60
Ha Had Stolan, but «10
Oregon Agricultural College, Cor
vallis— That the annual liv e stock pro
duction o f the state is worth $91,689,-
400, was stated by Dr. James W ithy-
combe, director o f the experiment sta
tions at the State Agricultural Col
lege, in an address at the annual ban
quet o f the Oregon l*ure lire»! L iv e
Stock association at the State fair.
His statistics were as follow s:
673.760 cattle valued at $13,476,000;
176.000 dairy cows at $7,000,000;
296.000 horses at $432,638,000; 8,670
mules at $1,040,400; 2,401.000 sheep
j «9,604,000 ; 324.000 hogs at «3,
888,000 ; 220,000 goats at $880,000;
20.000,000 pounds o f wool at $4,000,-
000 ; 880,000 pounds o f mohair at
$264,000; dairy products at $14.000,-
000; and poultry at $6,000,000, mak
ing at total o f $91,689,400.
C. L. Hawley o f the college board
o f regents was reelected president at
the annual meeting, and H. C. Marris
was made secretary.
The m eeting
was addressed by Prof. Carlysle o f
Idaho. Prof. Van P elt o f Iowa, and
President W . J. K err o f O. A. C.
President K err spoke on the advan
tage o f agricultural education, the
necessity o f gettin g the boys inter
ested in farm ing early, and other farm
(EDIT I M E
“ Th e
most low-down trick aver
played by oue white man on another
was played on me," said the man who
admit* be was not always so honest
as ha la now. "It was the diabollo
Invention of a man from whose pock'
et I one evening extracted a roll o f
bills. Along wtth the money which I
did want, 1 secured a letter which
I did not want, but which I could not
return to the gentleman's pocket
without appraising him of my form er
meddling with his financial affairs.
"W hen 1 got to my own room I
read this letter. I wished a hundred
times after that 1 hadn't. It was an
appeal tor assistance.
was a woman, she was living In a
small Indiana town. Apparently she
bad some claim on the man. She
told him o f the death of two members
of her family, of the sickness of an
other, and of her own overwrought
She was destitute, and
A P P L E B U S IN E S S G R O W S.
she begged him to send her at once
as much money as he could possibly
Northwest Will Soon Market 100,000
" I don't mind saying that that let
Carloads P er Year.
ter made a powerful Impression on
Spokane, Wash. — “ It is no idle
me. I read It several times before
going to bed. and in my sleep I statement to say that in a compara
dreamed about i t
1 saw that poor tively few years there w ill be 100,000
_ sobs __
tears. I heard her
and | carloads o f apples marketed
prayers, I pictured the dead and dy- j ^ ashington. Oregon, Idaho, and Mon-
tng children. Along toward morning tana
statement is contained in
I sat up on the edge of the bed and
letter received by the management o f
called myself names.
•You beast,’ said I, “you miserable the National Apple show from Howard
Elliot, president o f the Northern Pa-
"But I won’t repeat all the hard c 'fic Railw ay company, forw arding a
names I handed out to myself that subscription o f $1,000 fo r the railroad
morning. They don’t sound well when »nd «250 as a personal contribution to j
you say them out loud.
the fourth annual com petitive exposi-
"B y and by I counted the money tion and Enakops street carnival. No- |
again that the man and I had swapped vember 23 to 30.
“ The National
H E hot wave of the past sum
the night before. There was Just $50. Apple show, by bringing together the,
mer which caused much suffer
Pince the money was wrapped In the
minds in the business, is a po- j
ing and many geaths all over
woman’s letter I had no doubt that tent factor in helping to place the
the country has had many sim
he had scraped It together to send apple industry upon a sound, scientific
ilar and It would seem even
her. I could not return the money to and commercial basis,” Mr. E lliott more disastrous predecssors. and tn
the man, for I didn't know where to says. “ The day o f the commercial delving Into the records of tbe past
find him, but my sense o f humanity orchard has come, not alone in the the somewhat surprising fact Is dis
forced me to do the next best thing. West, but all over the country, and closed that the old world has suffered
The woman's name and address were men are g iv in g the same careful and much more than the new.
Ôn’ th V letter.“¡nd" I r ^ U e < T t o 7 o 7 thorough attention to the production ! In the years 1303-4 the Rhine, Loire
ward It to her. I was hard up Just j
applts that is devoted to the mak- and Seine rivers went dry. The heat
then, devilishly hard up; but I knew ing o f steel or to any other business In several of the French provinces In
that woman’s need was greater than that is conducted with skill and in tel 1705 was equal to that o f a glass fur
mine, and I added the last $10 I had ligence.
nace. Meat could be prepared for tbe
“ The study and attention and care
In the world to the other man’s $50
table by merely exposing It to the
given to the production o f fru it by the
and sent It to her.
sun. No person dared to venture out
“ That ought to have ended the In grower, must, as the production in of bis bouse between the hour of noon
cident, but It didn’t T w o year« later
and 4 p. m.
I met that man again.
It doesn’t publicity as to the many uses o f the
In the year 1718 many shops had to
matter where or how, but I met him,
close all over Europe. Not a drop of
and It was what I learned then that markets and by additions to the pres rain fell for four months. In 1773 the
killed my faith in human nature. That ent facilities for storage and trans thermometer rose to 118 degrees. In
1778 the heat In Bologna was so In
letter was a fake. The man always portation.
“ Therefore, it w ill be necessary for
carried It for the benefit o f gentle
tense that scores of
men o f my profession. A friend out the apple grow er to do what the grain stifled.
west wrote i t She wrote a fresh let
In July, 1793, the heat again became
ter every week, and the man carried as the production increases the grow er Intolerable. Vegetables were burned
must have fa cilities at his home or
It wrapped around whatever money
up and fruit dried on the trees
chard, at the nearby station and furniture and woodwork In dwelling
be happened to have In his pocket.
throughout the country to properly
He figured that the most hard-heart
bouses cracked and spilt and meat be
care for bis crop to receive the best came tainted In an hour. The French
ed criminal alive would be melted by
an appeal o f that kind and would market prices.”
revolution was then at the height of
Its bloody carnival, and many super
give up the boodle. He figured right
In my case
It got me, and it got R O Y A L HIGH C L E R K FO R O . A. C. stitious persona thought that the ware
of beat following this mighty upheaval
my $10, which of course, the man
hadn't counted on; but I leave It to Fine Additions to C ollege Swine Herd was the curse of God.
In 1800 Spain was visited by a swel
any unprejudiced witness If thst
Bought at State Fair.
tering temperature. Madrid and other
wasn’t playing just about as low a
Oregon Agricultural College, Cor-1
cities were deserted and the streets
band as it is possible fo r any man
vallis— Royal High Clerk, last yea r’s 1
became silen t
champion Berkshire boar at the state ,
Another disastrous hot wave swept
fair, which also won a second t h is 1
over Europe In 1851. In the Champs
de Mars, Paris, during a military re
Near Bloomington, 111., lies an Im by the Oregon Agricultural college view. soldiers by the score fell vlo-
mense boulder, which geologists be from Barrows & Davenport, o f Crab tlms to sunstroke, and at Aldershot.
lieve to have been deposited there by tree, Ore., fo r the purpose o f starting England, men dropped dead while at
some mighty glacial flow from the far a new Berkshire herd on the college drill, compelling the officers to aus-
north at least 10.000 years ago. It Is farm. H e is one o f the finest Berk pend the exercises.
picturesque and rugged, but o f no use shire boars in Oregon.
In This Country.
The college has also purchased from
whatever to the owner of the land on
of 1853 was exception
which It rests. With hi- consent It Is
to be removed and put to an appropri year the Berkshire sow Model V io let ally hot In many parts of this country
II, also a prize winner this year and and In New York the thermometer
The g ilt was purchased ranged for seven days from 95 to 98
Under the auspices of the Old Set last year.
degrees. In one week 214 persons
o f Tangent.
tlers’ association that huge boulder
Eight small pigs w ere also pur died of sunstroke In the metropolis.
w ill be taken to the town of Metamora
The year 1854 was hot and dry and
and placed as a memorial to mark chased by the college fo r use on the
demonstration train which is to go up the beat seemed to concentrate In tbe
the spot where Lincoln and Douglas
through Sherman, G illiam and Morrow southwest. In Missouri from June 17
engaged in one of their great consti
counties, through the dry farm ing sec to the following year not a drop of
tutional debates In 1858. With proper
There are two o f rain felL In 1872 New York experi
Inscriptions commemorative of that tion, in October.
each o f the four breeds, Poland China, enced a torrid visitation of fearful
struggle between two Intellectual
On July 4. 155 cases of
Berkshire, Chester W hite and Duroc Intensity.
giants that old boulder will have giv
sunstroke occurred and of these 72
en a worthy mission to posterity.—
The college flock has also received proved fatal. The principal thorough
New York Evening Mall.
a notable addition through the pur fares were like fields of battle. Men
chase o f the Shropshire ram C orbett’ s fell by the score and ambulances were
493. champion at the 1910 fair, which In constant requisition. Dumb beasts
Tw isting a Law.
A few weeks ago tbe Chinese of has been at the head o f the Shropshire lay down by the wayside and panted
New Zealand were found to be doing flock o f C. E. Cleveland, o f Gresham, their lives away. Sleep for two or
a very great deal of tbe laundry work Or., since his importation from Eng three of the hottest nights was well-
nigh Impossible, and In the tenement
available, and had so thrown out of land in 1909.
districts women and children were
employment the women workers In
found dead on the roofs, to which they
some of the laundries.
In New Zealand a laundry Is a fac
W ilm ington
recently bad clambered In the hope of getting
tory within the meaning of the fac reached the conclusion that the attach a breath o f cool air. The scenes In
tories set, so It occurred to a law ment o f a certain policeman fo r her the morgue were appalling. Dozens of
bodies were on the stone slabs, under
maker that he could settle the diffi cook must be investigated, lest it
the splashing water, awaiting the rec
culty of this Chinese competition by prove disastrous to domestic disci
ognition of friends or relatives.
a neat amendment In the Interpreta pline.
Tbe next serious visitation took
“ Do you think he means business,
tion clause of the act above men
place In 1877, and about ?uly 9 began
“ I think so, mum,” said Mary. to make Its power felt throughout the
An amendment was therefore draft
middle land southern states, as well me
ed and printed and sent with tbe ut H e’ s begun to complain about my
New York. In Washing.on the heat
most seriousness and good faith to the cookin’ , mum.” — Success Magazine.
wee particularly oppressive. The car
crown law office for consideration; It
rails became so expanded by the ac
contained a provision In these words;
She— But how did you make the ac tion of tbe sun as to rise up In curved
“ For the purposes of this set (the fac quaintance o f your second husband?
llnee, drawing tbe bolte. In one In
tories act), a Chinaman uhall be deem
Bertha— It was quite romatic.
I stance the rails burst away from the
ed to be a girl under 18 years of age." was out w alking with my first when
bolts and left the 'rack entirely. The
my second landed on him with an aero thermometer marked 104 degrees.
plane.— Milwaukee D aily News.
Tbe summer of 1879 will long be re
membered for tta torrid atmosphere.
"W h y are you so Interested In those
Chappie — Have a cirgarette, old The situation will be better under
little figures that came with little man?”
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Sapleigh— N o ; I don’ t smoke fool- wich, Conn., June 2. 100 degrees; New
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Chappie— W ell, I don’ t blame you
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that little w ife side him In hie ever]
W e got * look-in at thli
elate o f affairs at the surpriee pert]
we gave him the other night.
When the food had been discuss««
he was relied on for a spwch, ol
course. He sroee from his scat braid«
his w ife ho hemmed end hawed, anc
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then hie w ife Interrupted:
“ Why, darlin g,” she said, “ you
knew it perfectly this morning. Tin
next sentence begins, ' Knowing ss I
Now cun you go from thereT”
What helps they are, these unxioui
w ives.— Cleveland Plain Dealer.
An Autocrat's Relaxation.
“ You seem to get ft great deal ol
pleasure out of business.” "Yea,“ r *
plied Mr. Duattn H'ax. "after I hav«
fretted over a golf match there’s noth
Ing rests me up like getting back ts
my desk, where I can have everythin«
my own way."
for (lis best T ra d e a a rk
for II m best M otto
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lh* »«retigli» an-i rigor of Usta WKATKItS
company. *n<t it* unusually Mirrai policy
* mi . whl.fi la opvu io «vary
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July 11, 101; on the same date 8L
Louis, 100; Knoxvflle, Term., July 13,
103; Charleston. July 14. I l l (16
deaths); Detroit, July 16, 102; New
York. July 17. 101.
Thought the End Had Come.
In 1881 It 1« said the heat through
out the United States was the great
est on record, the thermometer tn
many places registering 105 degrees
In the shade. In England tbe mer
cury ranged from 90 to 101 degrees,
and In Barts 93 degrees. The heat
continued with brief
through July and August Into Septem
ber. In Richmond the thermometer
registered 105 degrees; In Washing
ton 104; In Baltimore. Wilmington.
Philadelphia, Rochester and elsewhere
from 99 to 100; yet on September 7
snow fell In Dead wood, 9. D., to tbe
depth of five Inches, and at Bald
mountain the snow was two feet deep.
During the month of September the
thermometer In places registered as
high as 106 degrees and great forest
fires broke out and raged In different
parts of the country. On September 7
a day of darkness broke over tbe
country, being worse over the New
England states, and the superstitious
were badly frightened. The Connecti
cut legislature, In a belief that the
end of the world was approaching, ad
A strange greenish-yellow
pall overspread the heavens, and so
darkened the light of the sun ‘ that
lamps and gas were lighted, schools
and factories closed, and multitudes
of the Ignorant and superstitious be
lieved that the day of judgment bad
Everything looked changed and un
natural. Tbe faces of the people on
tbe street were ghastly, the gas Jets
In the stores. Instead of showing yel
low, were as white and clear as elec
trie lights, and thousands of the sect
known as the Second Adventists ¿atb
ered In their places of worship and
confidently awaited tbe appearance of
the Lord. Tbe dark day was more
wonderful In the country. The leaves
and withering foliage assumed a most
singular tint of green, changing like
that of grass to a brownish hue;
fowls went to roost, and tbe animal
creation must have been greatly mys
tified by a phenomenon such as they
had never before witnessed
A curious feature of this luminous
haze was that It cast no shadow
was as light under the trees as away
from them, th* whole unnatural rip
pearance of things most likely being
due to the Immenst forest fires, which
were raging In many parts of th*
Other Hot Visitation*.
Th * months of June and July, 18*2
were notably oppressive. On the 13th
of July 88 children In New York city
died from the effects of the heat. Car
hones fell in their traces- drivers
dropped from their seats on trucks
Broadway was like a
great transparent flame of fire. Bus!
ness was partially
many workshops were closed
crowded parts of New York on the
east and weat sides were filled with
families mourning their dead, and un
dertakers went their busy rounds as
If an epidemic prevailed. Seven hun
dred and aeventy-nln« little ones died
during this period from diseases super
Induced by the beat
Th * month of August, 1896, was
very hot and for a period o ' five (Fays
the thermometer ranged from «8 to
Hundreds died of sun
stroke. The year 1900 was also
For three days In May,
three In June, 16 In July, 17 In Augual
and four In September— a total of 41
days— th* thermometer ranged from
90 degree* upward, and In place« wen)
above th* 100 mark.
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