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El'GENE. LANE COUNTY, ORE. WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 13. 1899.
Items of Interest
' Uaa For Eirge
Ki, like corn, are used for oth
er purposes than for Jnnd. Thry
re only good (or food jiile fresh,
or comparatively so, and when
they ! their virtu, they con-
tinu.- pood for rome markets, mn
of whirh arr .-Kilitii ve and olhrte
of a lMi)tii nature.
Nin-tv million doii-ua of
i i..fA v- V..rk ;..
lis, whii'h iIih'n hot includr innnr
that wrre brought to thr city from
iirar-ly point and were tmt rtgia
trrrd dv freight, rxprrss or Strain-
boat ompanies. The average prior
for thr year waa not far frJftn 20
ornt per dozen, making thri;
V-Iu M,(KKVH). It bits oftrn
brrn asked what licromes of thr
crarked j. i-itt and the culls and
, rrjectrd rjc from Iota that are
handled and assorted by packrra.
Thry arrfiit thrown away. Many
of thr c racked egga are food and
aome are alight ly alale. linkers,
confectioners and cheap reataurauU
ak for thews at a discount from
nurkit rales. It ia claimed that
' one hinruil Grin in New York buys
fcfir thousand doaen egga) titer
week, or more than HqO.OOU doitns
r year. t
Calico printers buy from fire to
eight million doseus ayaar in New
York, and are estimated to uae
40,000,000 d ore us a year in the
United Slater, mostly bought in
New KngUnd 'marketa. Coffre
roasters, manufacturers of photo
graph supplies, rrackrr and biacuil
inakrra and the chemical trade are
erlimaU'd to una in tha United
statra KO.f.H W.0O0 doirna a yrarJ1"" it comra
The makrra of patent fond prepar
ations, tanner. liqu.r refiner and
dye Pianufacturra nmP'a great
many in tbrir Imxinrra.. 8nme of
thrrnj rxpiira na good rjj(t a there
rrrhilu aomo can ue them when
they are at their wurat, and if there
were aoote way to get all the alale
rggx that are void for frerh onra
uneil only for tha purpocra for
which thry are attll n, whnt a
hlenin( it would be to pomont
who want frrah egg, but do not
I way a gtt Uem. Twenty million
dollara' worth of eg fa we.e rxr-
ted . Uul year, and the amount wiit
from the United Slates makra it
amall ahow in compariron with
thrwe arnl from Canada or Krauce
and Germany to Kngland.
Kvrr sine we. can rrmember
winter haa followed autumn with
wonderful regularity. Sometimes
the severity of the weather has
been much greater' than at others,
but any of the winter weather we
have in northern latitudes is too
evwre for fowls that roost In trees,
- i- i j . Hit i
Pnultrj can bt profitable only
ben imide romfortald-. . fn sum-1
xji T the loiidilions arr ruch that
tlirjr ran serk comfort. If thr sdn
U too hut thry fiivl thr shsiK If
hungry they hunt weaae and bvp
and are happy. They rat, drink
ami lay eggs, hut when they arc
shivering with the rold and nsvr
no means of i banning thr condi
tions, thry are bouid to do all thry
ran to krrp "warm, aril thry refute
" '"T rggs or even thrive. . inter
weather baa put a ( lin k on the
li-e, hut thry are only trmixirarily
jaholishrd, for Uiey will ln on hucid
! the return of si.-ing, smve
ii. il IiIchkI tiirtv
1 N" H hr a good time to look
ove' tho poultry houe and sec
I where il cm m tnioln Utter f..r
j wintrr. A glass here and another
' there, where thry have teen broken
out, will work woinlrra. A glass
wlU ',l l'1" sunshine and keep
!ut the cold," but hr panr of glass
that it ronapieuoua by ita ahrncr
will let iu both. Doors can fitted
to "hut cloaer and lighter, windows
made clean, wonta whitrwaidird
and given a good wanhingof ker
oerne, and if no tarred apcr ia put
on tha inside of the house a good
coat of whilwaah may be benefit ial
Whitewash a ill work wondere in
a poultry houar.
The tendency on farma ia to lei
arjch things go until after tb corn
ia huaked and in tha crib, and by
that time aoeae very oold weather
haa com and fowls have made
themarlvva ready to ahul up ahop
and go on a at'lkr, and roinetimr
when thry grt in thia frame of
mind, thry are difficult to turn
from it. Better fix up the house
a little before the bury corn husk
ing time begina, and have every
thing in readiness for cold weather
Corvallls Times: The wheat
market prrrenU a curious aspect
The price in Corvallia is 44; in
I Albany 40. No wheal ia ofrring
in the local market and local
millers arr buying abroad, the Cor
vallia flouring mills having pur
chaed a 6000 htirhrl lot nt some
point down thr rivrr yesterday.
For shipping puritorm w4irtt is
only worth 40 cent in Corvallia.
Tiik Guard and Krgistrr take
much ponce in publishing lo thr
world the lists of "heavy" and
"substantial" taxpayers of tin
county without once Sraking of
the light and unsubstantial - tax
payers of the county. Well, it is
not necessary to notice thr xor,
for the Havior says "The poor we
have with us always." Howrvrr,
The tluard pnblishrs three col
umns of the condition of some of
the poor taxpayers by advertising
for sale their lands ' and homes,
which of oourse is to raise 1 their
,rti"n ,,f " " hW
!! to niert In some Miewsnre tlw
1 00.fr K) iniMtilirss 4 thr
connfy. Ti fcerj rcr with T.r
Ouard the Rrg it r should publish
Qie deUnqueiil Us 1UU
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rrniu Tba Afl m luunn.
I'ndir private ownership, Sacra
mrnto, Calif., (Mipulalion 3.",0i)()
pava $123 prr annum rent for euch
stmt arc. Water er nl.
Under publij ownership Tvn,
Kansas, population 45,000 - p:iy
5.73 for the same arvfee' which
includes 5 percent for interest and
deprrcialion charges. Coal $2.00
Under privatr ownership Dallas,
Tex us, population .V),01X) pays $10)
er annum rent for each I ret I arc.
('Nil $3.73 per ton.
Under public ownership, Oalves-
ton Texae, populaliou t0,000 pays
$H4.73 which includes 5 torrent
interest and depreciation of pUnt.
Coal $4 per ton.
, Under private ownership Chit
lii'othe, Ohio, population 15000
pays $75 per annum for the light
of each street arc. Coal $2 iier ton.
UnJer public ownership Atmeda
California, population 15,000 pays
$56.08 for the same service which
includes 5 percent for Interest and
depreciation plant Coal $6.25
per ton. (Hix dollara and twenty
6 re cents per ton.)
Under private ownership of elec
tric lights. Ely ria, Ohio, population
10,000 pays $75 per jear per street
arc. Coal per ton $1.40.
Under city owneship Columbos.
Indiana, population 10,000 pays
"9.42 for ths same service includ
ing 5 percent interest end depreci
ation charge. Coal per ion $1.69.
Under private ownership the
citixena of Bessi miner, Michigan,
pay $1.00 prr month for incan
descent electric lighls.
Under public ownership thr cit
itens vf Stanton, Michigan, pay
fifty cents for the same service.
The citixens of Greenville, Mich
igan believe in the private owner
ship idea and xy a corporation
$1.00 per month for each inrande
scrnt light thry use. The company
utilizes water power.
People, living in Marshall, Mich
igan, practice city ownership and
pay the munieilfty thirty-eight
ee-nta mr the same service- that
(ireenville citixens,-pay $1.00 for.
The citjr plant at Marshal iajun
by water power.
Citixens of Calcaska, Michigan,
patronise a private company in
purchasing electric lighta and an
tiur4ndece.it ligb. costs them $2.50
At Houth Haver. Michigan, the
municipality owns the electric plant
and furnishes the same service to
citixens for thirty-fire cent per
lamp per month.
The elect rlo. lighting plant at
MuskriroK, Mrbicau, is owned by
a orporstio wbu h charter $1.00
prt niuwtk prr Incaiidvsceiit light.
At Thrre Onks, Michigan, the
city owns the pla.nl and charges
thirty-five for the same service. I
k A private company furnishes
consumers of electric lighting at
I nutwood City, Michigan, with in
candescent lighta at $1 each per
At Shelby, Michigan, the city
owna the plant and an inrande
eornt light costs thirty cents per
month. But thrn Ironwood pro-
I pie have money to throw at the
Fairmjn, Michigan, is served
with electric lights by a corpor
I aLlon wlorh rhsrfrf Iv.titv.fit.
oenta er incadrscrnt light er
month. That is the lowest charge
Disde in the slate by a private
Wyandotte Michigan owns a
municipal plant and furnishes in
candescent lighta at a cost of 1$ 2-8
cents per light per month. That
is the lowest charge in the state
made by either a public or private
plant. The public plants average
80.4 percent lower charges than
th private ones do
Oak Hill Items.
December 8, 1899.
Mr Amborfer and J W Neat
sowed wheat 'Wednesday
It la rather damp weather for
We. wonder: why Norman and
Jo McFall do not fet.ee their grain
they sowed on the sod.
Grandma Powell ia in very poor
health now. ,
Mr Mallelte U tiling up Leslie
Haggard's house to move into soon,
ss Mr Lucas will nit rent , him
his bousa any longer.
Mr Hurisons moved into their
new house last Friday, which they
built on the land they bought of
Mr Traxler's Sunday school. had
about 40 attendant l.it Sunday.
MrBcstwiok took his boy Hurvey
to town 40 go to school. We un
der stand that be is baching with
some neighbor boys in Eoge.ie.
Mrs Mary Neat was visiting
at her mother Wedneadny.
Wm well's are to have a nice
dinner, and a general good time
Mr Wm Be nett lias cone to the
coast tp' work on a steamboat.
There was some talk of organ
ting a debating society in this
neighborhood a short time ago .but
it' does not serin to materialise.
I Miss Edith Hssrard was a sural
of the Nevt girls Monday.
The Stste Journal ht speaking of
the president's message says: "His,
(the president's) position fon the
money qteeiioA, forced by the pow
er behind the throne, will not sat
iafy anybody who u honestly In
favor' of bimrttaTbiru ami ' reel
'sound honest exmney'.
tmm The I'spltal Jmiraal.
Thr Roberts agitation will liesr
good fruit. All pretences s-ide,
the Roler ts case will finally be
divided in h.rtory not on the basia
of his guilt or innocence, but from
the basis of the rtal aggregate mor
ality of nation. The Corvalli
Times well savs:
"But Robrrts and Clark, and
I'latt and llanna, are not the only
sinners in congress. The place H
full of bribetakers, specuUurs, id
Iraflickers ir. frer.chists and votes."
Tin announced Herman.-Mr
Bride alliance erfectly natural
Hermann allowed bis name to U
used as a Free Silver Republic
te defeat Dolph and sent a slates
manlike-telegram to Senator -A
that all pledgee made in his name
would be fulfilled. Tb U he wa
a party to McBride's secret candi
dacy no one can now doubt His
reward was a high office after fa
had fallen down (or the congress
ional renoiuinatiori, where he again
showed the cloven foot of an un
improved and supposed to be ex
tinct breed of office-seeker by tele
graphing that ha would accept th
DomliaUon oo any old platform
tbatiheooovsotlon tew fit to make.
Nothing ia too rank or discolored
to be touched by our Binger. Off'
the same block with Mi-Bride they
must stand and fall together.
They are for Sound Money ami
Expansion all -they can get of it.
And history fails to reveal a jb
loo rotten or an appropriation of
public plunder too large to turn
their stomsches. Republicanism i
to them a sacred but perpetual op
portunity to gorge.
"Competent authorities state tljjt
on the average it lakes a ton of
shot lo kill a mn. For instamr,
it has been estimated that ia th.
Crimean war the British a..it
French troops red between theiu
the enormous amount of 45,000,000
projectiles resulting in the death
of only 51,000 Russians, while on
their side the Cur's ' adherent
killed s.ms 46,000 of the allies witli
an exienditure of over $0,000,00 I
projectiles, thus representing i
death for every 1,087 sboti firs-1.
The Amertonn civil wr return
which where got out with very
great care, showed that the lor
to both the Federals and Confed.r
ates was about 1 percent cf th
forces engaged, to bring about
which involved the expenditure
of nearly 2,200 weight of ammuni
tion per nan." Sun ford Ky Dem
ocrat. The Antelope Herald says tb
road between that town and I'rii w
ville ia impassable for freight
teams and that a lot of freight tur
the latter place is lying over at
the former place unable to
Cnllle 1W i4wiliai:i the higWt
prir. iin. lis the Chtewgw