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About Forest Grove press. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1909-1914 | View Entire Issue (June 5, 1913)
FOREST GROVE PRESS. FOREST GROVE. OREGON, TH U RSDAY. JU NE 5. 1913.
S T A R
The Press Poultry Department
T H E A T R E
Conducted by H. S. Canon, Magalia, Calif.
T H E
Send questions for this department direct to
Mr. Canon to insure prompt answers.
H ere Is W h a t Y o u W a n t
In a W a t c h
Motion Picture Exhibition
made, starting at the top o f the
A business w h icl^ o e s hand in roof, and extending from ten to
hand with the poultry business, sixteen feet beyond the low side
Every Film A Winner
and which is growing quite as o f the building. This gives the;
Drama, Comedy, Laughter and Pathos
rapidly, is the raising o f market breeder a place to light outside,
With game growing on the roof, where they love to j
scarce and hard to secure, and bask in the sun. The wire used
the new laws prohibiting the in the fly may be the common
■ sale of most kinds o f game, the two inch mesh poultry netting if
public is fast learning that in the rats and sparrows do not i
the squab we have a substitute bother. In communities w here;
for game which is better than there are many sparrows, the j
food they will steal will soon |
to the difference in price
That there is profit in raising
Foundations, Walks, Curbing, Drains,
inch and the two inch
squabs has been proved by many
Cement Work of all Kinds. Everything
And the rats
who have undertaken the work,
guaranteed from start to finish.
though o f course like all other must be kept out, for they
industries, there are some fail will not only kill the squabs, but
ures. Failure is usually due to will kill the old birds on the
lack o f experience. People read nests. Many a pigeon man has
f the high prices paid for squabs, had to go out of business because
and make up their minds that his profits were all going down
the business must be immensely the rat holes. The only way is
profitable, and without any pre to make the buildings and flies
vious experience they make a rat proof in the start.
The buildings ready, the next
start in the business and instead
is to get the breeding stock.
of starting in with a few pairs of
beginners a pigeon is a
Start Right on
i breeders and studying the meth
that’ s all there is to
ods of successful squab raisers,
H om e Building
! but buy a lot o f birds they know
them there are
nothing about, put them into a
and you will save a lot
building and expect the pigeons
of trouble, worry and
to do the rest. .Then when the
m o n e y . Much d e-
birds begin to die from lack of
pends on the proper
proper care, and what few ing. The variety most used, or
squabs are raised are smali, I should say the breed most used,
selection of your lum
| dark, skinny, worthless birds is the Homer. It is a medium
which would not bring enough sized bird, with a full breast, us
dimension and joist,
i on the market to pay the trans ually strong and vigorous and
good, smooth siding
portation charges on them, Mr. quite prolific. Their squabs o f
that will take and hold paint, sound shingles and
Novice concludes that be was ten weigh 12 pounds to the dozen
smooth flooring, end matched and hollow backed,
misinformed, and that the squab and the Homer is a favorite with
many breeders because o f its size,
business is a frost.
guaranteed to lay close.
for a medium sized squab sells
There are a lot of things we can help you with
who is willing to start modestly more readily on the city market
that will make your home a haven of contentment.
and study diligently, there i s than the larger ones do for the
Let’s talk it over.
profit as well as pleasure in the simple reason that it is the prac
tice in hotels and cafes to serve
S market squab business.
The first thing to take into the bird whole, and a small bird
j consideration is the location. does just as well as a large one
Forest Grove Planing Mill Co.
Not much space is required, but to serve the bird whole, and
General Contractors and Builders
the soil should be well drained, costs less. Where one is cater
Forest Grove, Ore
for dampness in the building is a ing to a private trade, the large
standing invitation to canker, a birds are often preferred, as one
disease to which pigeons of all bird split will make two portions.
j ages are subject. And damp-
j ness in the yard, or water which
stands in pools in the yard in-
p ic k u p s
j duces disease, for the birds will
drink o f any water they find, re
Finest of Bread and Pastry Baked
gardless of filth.
Mrs. W. W. Corbett visited
The building or buildings need
in this city over Sunday.
W e sell 6 loaves of Bread for 25 cents
not be expensive. Freedom from
Free delivery to all parts o f the city
Carl Leipold o f Portland spent
draughts and a good roof are
Day here at the Grove.
necessary. But the materials
Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Sain of
may be rough, and the building
made low and long rather than Scoggins Valley spent last Fri
wide and high. Eight feet wide, day at the home o f their daugh
seven feet front and five feet in ter Mrs. J. A. Parker.
Investment Realty Abstract Company rear, and as long as is necessary When you commence house
to house the flock you may figure cleaning don’ t forget to kalsomine
on keeping, makes a building the walls. The best at G. G.
1 that is easy to keep clean and Paterson’s, Forest Grove. 18tf
Offices, with Forest Grove Press, Hoffman Building.
, yet is large enough so that the
Miss Eunice Bernard much to
Law Office, M. B. Bump, Hillsboro attendant can move around free- the surprise o f her many friends
ily. In the rear, or low side, a has come home to spend a whole
GUARANTEES RELIABLE SERVICE
wire aviary or “ fly” should be week with her mother and the
Miss Eva Heisler, o f Gales
Creek, is visiting in the Grove
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Shaw went
to Gales Creek Sunday.
P. Smith o f Portland visited
relatives Sunday here at the
Dr. Hinman and wife went
down to the Rose City Tuesday.
Miss Myrtle Scroggs o f Van
Handsom e bay stud, Grand Champion, 3 years
couver, Wash., a former teacher
in the Forest Grove schools visit
old, State Fairs of California and Oregon,
ed with friends here last week.
W. Livingston who has been
champion yearling at the A . Y . P. This horse
teaching at Monmouth Normal
has never been defeated in the show ring.
School is at home with his family.
Bert Porter, Mayor o f Gaston,
was doing business in town Mon
Mrs. G. W. White and Mrs. M.
P. Sailor o f Canby, Ore., visited
with Mrs. L. C. Misz o f this city
The Best Pictures Obtainable
CEMENT W O R K .
— Second: Handsome ap p ear
Economy of upkeep.
All of these features are contained
iu this Flgin watch We otfer for men.
It possesses them in greater degree
than other watches because it is a
standardized product. Tins extra
value can lie had in the much ad
mired thin model, open face, 14
karat gold case from
$25 to $100
The same in filled cases as slow as $ 1 5 .
S H E A R E R & SO N ,
Forest Grove, Oregon
M . S. T A U N T O N ,
ER SO N ALS
The Approach of Spring
is the signal for greater effort
in all lines of endeavor. Warm
er and dryer weather means
greater activity in b u i l d i n g
Is the Time to Start
work on your new residence,
store building, barn or other
structure. When you are ready
That New House,
Makes Your Abstract
get our estimates on all the ma
terial you will require.
Willis-Place Lumber Co.,
Phone 024X. So. A St., Forest Grove.
Fee $25.00 to Insure Mare in Foal
FOREST GROVE TRAINING PARK
Ed Boot hat removed hit Res
taurant to new and commodiout
quartert, jutt eatt of the Star
Theatre, on Pacific Avenue.
3 1 tf
IF you want a Piano we
can save you from one
hundred to two hundred
W e buy direct
from the factory and cut
out the Agent’s profit and
Call and see them
whether you buy or not.
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