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early maturity of frulta; second, the
fruit Is larger and finer In quality.
While there are not so many Indi
vidual fruits us where permitted to
Important That Large Stalky branch freely, there la a gain In size
and a very decided gain In the number
Plants Be Used.
of perfect specimens.
The fruit being held suspended, fhe
Influence of the sun’s rays reaches
W ell Prepared. F e rtile Soli Is Necea every portion of Its surface, resulting
In higher und more perfect coloring
eary and T ransplant In Such Man
than Is ever secured when the fruit
ner as to Inaure M inim um
comes In contact with the ground or
Check In Growth.
Its mulched surface.
Furthermore, air and sunlight have
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free access to every portion of leaf
Thu tomato la eaaentlally a seed bed
surface, promoting activity In cellular
pi mt. T o aonura a I ouk period of
tissues and heulth In these tissues as
ripening the aoed niuat be sown In
w ell., W e found that grown by this
flirting bed a several weeks In advance
of the time, when It muy safely be act method there Is scarcely any Inclina
tion toward rotting In the fruit.
To secure the greatest benefit from
this method through earlier maturing
fruit It Is essential that the plants be
extra lurge and strong.
RAISING TOMATO CROr
BIRDS CHECK ALFALFA PEST
Investigations by Experts Develop Fact
T h a t Meadow L ark Devours Many
H a rm fu l Insects.
For Goodness Sake
KC B a k in g
P u rity F irst
It w ill n ev e r disappoint y o u — try
it if y o u like g o o d things to eat.
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fr - i
LOSSES SURELY PREVENTED
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(fly K It KAhMBACH)
The western meadow lark Is a fa
miliar bird of the Great Basin, and
Judging from early records Is becom
ing more numerous In this section as
time goes on. Being a resident tho
year around. It Is a common visitor
to alfalfa fields us soon as snow leaves.
During a s e r i e s of careful tpsts 27
of these hlrda were collected In April,
and the weevil, which wus found to
comprise one-sixth of their food, was
present In all hut seven. One bird
had taken 75 adults, another 60, and
three others 51, 48 and 33 respectively.
Other animal food la Important, as
the largest single Item was caterpil
lars. amounting to nearly 22 per cent.
Ground beetles amounted to about one-
eighth of the food.
Fxamlnatlons show that, at least
from April to July, this bird Is not a
P lant Trained to Three Stems.
In the open held. Our rule Is from
eight to ten weeks.
To aerure profitable crops In the
northern latitudes It la caaentftil that
large stalky plants bo used and that
they be set In a well prepared, fertile
soil, the transplanting being done In
such a milliner as to Inaure tho mini
mum check In growth.
Tw o or three transplantlnga while
In plant beds are essential to secure
abort, strong, stalky planta with a
compact, fibrous root system.
In transplanting we move a chunk
of earth about four Inches square with
each plant. We make rows three and
a half or four feet apart and apace
the planta 16 to 18 Inches In the row
Kach plant la confined to a single
branch and train/*«! to a stake. Strong
twine la used to secure the plant to
the stake, ono such support being
used Just below each cluster.
The string is first made secure to
the stake, a single knot will usuallv
answer nnd then tho stalk Inclosed,
n double knot being necessary In this
case. Ample allowance should be mudo
for subsequent growth of stalks
A lateral will appear at each leaf
Joint and these must be removed at menace to grain. In the districts wherb
onco In order that the entire strength tho experiments were made On the
of the plant be directed Into tho other hand. Its being a resident the
year round makes It a valuable asset
as a destroyer of hibernating Insects,
especially the alfalfa weevil. Without
doubt, the meadow lark should receive
tho fullest protection.
Select Eggs fo r H atching.
T rain in g Plants by Uso of Frames.
growing of tho single stalk and the
development of tho rrult cluster there
In our own experience wo have
found that this method of culture has
decided advantage over other meth
ods. First, a gain Is made In securing
KEEPING HORSE'S NECK WELL
Much May Be Done to P revent Sore
Shoulders by Good F ittin g Col
la r and Hames.
A good collar, fitting the horse’s
neck, and hames adjusted to fit tho col
lar without too great down and side
draft will do much to prevent sore
shoulders, says Dr. M. H. Reynolds,
veterinarian at the Minnesota college
of agriculture. Sore shoulders can he
prevented easily by a little care at the
"Collars must be kept clean to avoid
Many cases of sore rt<*k are
caused also by loose hames sawing
back and forth until the top of the
shoulder Is raw.
“ Some horsos have abnormally
shaped shoulders. In this case, the
agricultural college veterinarian sug
gests Dr. J. C. Curryer’s plan of soak
ing the collar a day or two In water
Just before It Is used on the horse.
W hile soft from soaking, the collar
will adjust Itself to tho horse’s shoul
P o w d er
30 4 m
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An old Scotch woman who, at con
siderable personal Inconvenience, had
gone a good way to visit a friend who
was 111, learned on her arrival that the
alarming symptoms had subsided.
“ An' hoo are ye the day, Mrs. Craw-
fard,” she Inquired In breathless anx
“ Oh. I ’m nearly well noo, thank ye,
"N early w e ll!" exclaimed the breath
less visitor. "A fte r me cornin’ sae far
to see ye. to o !”
S lig h tly Tw isted.
Everything was In readiness. The
groom, best man and the minister
were gathered In the vestry. The or
ganist began to play and the minister
started for the door.
“ Walt one moment, doctor," called
the nervous groom. “ Is it the right or
toft hand the ring goes on?"
"T h e left." hurriedly replied the
“ And, doctor. Is— Is It customary to
cuss the bride?” Utica Herald.
W h y She Remains.
"And you have had the same serv
ant for two years?”
"Y es.” replied Mr. Crosslots. "She
says she doesn’t believe tn changing
after she has gone to the trouble of
teaching a family her ways."— Wash
N ot S uffering.
"So." said the neighbor sympatheti
cally, “ your baby suffers from sleep
lessness, does he?”
“ No,” responded the haggard and
hollow-eyed man. "he doesn’t.
seems to enjoy i t ! ”— Pearson’s Week
H e re d ity.
Newpop (anxiously)— Is It a boy or
Nurse— It’s three of ’em, sir— three
Newpop—Great Scott! This comes
.rom marrying a girl whose father is
in the wholesale line.— Boston Tran
“ I wonder why they built that Chi
"Sort of a compromise, I presume.
I judge there was a strong disarma
ment party in those days.” — Louisville
J f ¿M ore than a po u n d a n d |
a » half
t --- Lr a quarter*
---- - * 1
K itch en er’s W o rk fo r the Em pire.
Guardsmen to Be Aided.
Tw o suitors had striven for the
hand of Mary Murphy. One was Doo-
lan, a prosperous grocer, and he was
backed up by Pa and Ma Murphy; the
other was a handsome young clerk,
and he was backed up by Mary.
The clerk won.
On the morning of her first birth
day after the wedding day Mary called
to see her parents, and proudly show
ed them a pretty little gold watch
which her husband had given her.
But Mrs. Murphy sniffed contemp
"T h a t’s very nice,” she said disap
provingly; ‘‘but if ye’d only taken the
advice of ver father and me, ’tis not a
gold watch ye’d be havin’ in yer pock
et, but a good eight day clo ck !”
NEW MODERN DANCING.
E. Fletcher Hallainore. the leadimt Dancing E x
p ert ami Instructor in N ew York City, w rite*: "1
nave used A L L E N ’S FO O T-E A S E , the antiseptic
powder to be shaken into the shoes, fo r ten years,
and recommend it to all my pupils.” I t cures and
prevents sore feet- Sold by all Drug and Depart
ment Stores. 23c. Sample F R E E . Address, Allen
S. Olmsted. L e Roy. N . Y .
6 tent b? express pre
paid for ft.
Sheep should bo kept to consume the
waste products. On every farm these
abound not only in tho form of weeds
but In tho form of grasses of various
kinds. These are found numerously
In tho grain fields after the grain has
been reaped. They are found In tho
highways beside the farms, and they
aro found along fence borders what
soever may be the build of these. The
sheep that aro given access to these
will virtually clean up everything and
In good form. The food thus eaten
would otherwise be wasted, at least It
would In large measure.
V e a l, Pork,
Butter, E g g s &
T o the Ok! Reliable E verding house with a
record o f 46 years o f Square Dealings and be
•M u m ] o f
Top Market Prices.
F. M. CRONKHITE,
45-47 Front St.
PO RTLAND . ORE
Portland to get your
eyes fitted. I will send
ycu my method o f test
ing eyes by mail.
as desirable as person
al service but much
better than goin g”with
ou t glasses needed or
tryin g to fit yourself.
Outfit sent on application.
S TA PLE S, the Jew
eler-Optician. 266 Morrison st.. Portland. Oregon
District Forester Georg» H. Cecil,
Portland. Ore., has received the fol
lowing telegram from the Chief For
ester, Henry S. Graves. Washington,
D. C.. in reference to employees of
the Forest Service who belong to the
National Guard: "Forester desires to
aid employees who are members of
the National Guard to fulfill their H ID ES , P E L T S . C ASC ARA B AR K,
military obligations. For this purpose
W O OL AND M O H A IR .
he will approve applications for leave We want ail jroe have Write fr pncti ml skipping tags
and will so far as possible consistent
THi H. F. N orton C o . P w O m U, Ort-, Seattle, W»
with civil service rules and fu tu re:
appropriations, assure them restora
tion to present positions after com
Double Tread Punctur; P n * f Tires
pletion of service in the army. Please
Made from your old o n e . Last kmg
Brand New TIR E S W rite u*.
report immediately approximate num
OREGON V U LC A N IZ IN G CO..
ber of employees in district who are
550 Washington St..
members of Guard and will probably
request leave in response to the Presi-1
F IS K T E A C H E R S A G E N C Y .
S o re
E y e s fi
H A RO LD 80M LES, 1Ö0 D tK a lb A VS.. Brooklyn. N. T .
Lett*« receive from
Oregon Hernia Institute
For hatching, select only such eggs
as are of normal size and of normal
shape. Very large or very small eggs
W ife — How does my new spring hat
or those of freakish shapes or with look. Tom?
once staying a few days at a country
freakish sheila should always bo re
Hub— Um! It looks to me like two house with some friends. On the Mon
weeks' salary!— Boston Transcript.
day morning he was playing tennis
with a young man he could usually
beat, but for some reason or other
Most Money In Corn.
Granulated Eyelids, the clergyman was not in form, and
Forty acres of 80-bushel corn will
Eye* inflamed by expo- was faring badly.
make moro net money for tho grow
ture to Soa, Dust and ULd
Between games he remarked to his
er than 1G0 acres at 50 bushela. Fig
juickly relieved by Murine opponent, “ I simply can't stand your
ure it out for yourself.
ye Remedy. No Smarting, service today!”
just Eye Comfort. A t
"Then we're quits!” was the cheeky
Vour Druggist’ s 50c per Bottle. Murlae Eys
than cure," but there are several sim SalveinTuhes25c. ForBeokeltheEyefreeask reply; “ I couldn’t stand yours yester
d a y !”
ple remedies recommended. "W hite Druggists or Murine Eye Remedy Ca., Chicago
lead ground In oil Is good.
Bits of Advice.
blacking Is a useful remedy. It forms
"Yes, we married in haste. I hope
a smooth surfaco over the sore, thus
my husband doesn’t repent at leisure.”
all film . Nf*i, rlraa.
k ornamental, c- nvcn-
preventing chafing, and has mildly
"Demand pretty clothes and every
| Irnt. chr«j,. 1 avt* all
s f i t i i n . M .»ile o i
thing else you think a girl should have.
metal, can't spill or tip
Keep his nose to the grindstone. Don't
o ver; will not noil or
n )ttr e a n y t h i n g .
let him have any leisure.” — Louisville
Sold l>r dealer», or
WHY SHEEP SHOULD BE KEPT
Anim als Consume W aste Products
Around F a im — Clean Up E very
thing In Good Form,
ONE OF MANY
Kitchener will be remembered for
C R E A M S H IP P E R S .
four great constructive works of or- j
Grechimi. Ore.. A p ril 28. 1916.
ganlzatlon. carried out In Egypt, South
H A Z E L W O O D CO..
Africa, India and England. In each
case his work was creative and revolu Dear Sire:
hope to »hip you more cream. I am very
tionary In conception, and carried out well I pleased
with your treatment. My laet can o f
with the utmost precision In every cream waa shipped on A p r. 22. and am shipping
No man touched the a can today.
Y ou r» truly.
more points, or touched it with such
Original on file in our office for inspection.
decisive, fateful effect.
It may be
ua your next shipment; w e can please you
said, indeed, that the Integrity of the Mtexe
HAZELW O O D CO.. P O R T LA N D
Empire, in the twentieth century, is
the work of Kitchener. Four dangers
arose, In regions separated by vast
continental spaces; In each region,
Kitchener met the danger, piercingly
diagnosed the cause, patiently and
Rupture treated mechanically.
courageously overcame It. Every hon
fitting room». H ighest testimoniala. Re
or within the power of his countrymen
sults guaranteed. Call or write.
to give him was offered to Kitchener;
JOHNSON A U M BARG ER
yet all honors fall short of his Im
411-412 Aliaky Building. Portland. O regon
mense attainment.— D om “ Kitchener
of Khartoum,” by Charles Johnston,
in the American Review of Reviews
for July, 1916.
| I f you cannot come to
Application has been received by
the government from mountaineers in
the southern Appalachians, to buy all
of the black birch bark in one of the
natlonnl forests of that region. The
bark is used to make sweet-birch oil,
a substitute for wintergreen oil.
H e r Own F ault.
Mistress— Mary, don't let me catch
you kissing the grocer's boy again.
Mary— L or’ mum, I don’t mean to,
but you do bob around so.— Boston
The manufacture of tanks, silos,
wood pipe and conduits ranks third
among the wood using industries of
High grade Douglas fir Is
the chief wood serving the needs of
Teacher* for all kinds o f teaching position..
Prom pt replies to all inqu iries
W e furnish the
bert teacher* for all positions. Send address and
we w ill mail you full particulars. J. N. E LLIO TT .
514 Journal Bldg.. Portland. Oregon.
M I S S D E C KE R ’S P R IV A T E BUSINESS COL-
lege. Shorthand. Typew ritin g, Bookkeeping.
English Branches. Public Stenographer*. M ulti
graphing and Mimeographing.
tion. Positions when Competent.
N ew Atisky
Bldg.. Cor. 3rd and Morrison. Portland. Oregon.
M isplacing the Blame.
“ O-o-oo-oh! Bo-o-oho-o-o! ”
As the childish wail rang through
the house the anxious mother sprang
to her feet. Rushing into the hall
she met her little daughter coming in
from the garden and carrying a brok
en doll by the leg.
“ What’s the matter, darling?” she
"O-o-oh, mo-other,” howled the child.
“ W illie's broken my do-oll!”
“ The naughty boy! How did he do
“ I— I— I hit him on the head wiv i t ! ”
was the slow response.— Pittsburgh
1 Do Your Own Plumbing |
By buying direct from us at wholesale prices
and save the plumber's profits. W rite us to
day your needs. W e will give you our rock-
bottom “ direct-to-you” prices, f. o. b. rail or
boat. W e actually save you from 10 to 35 per
cent. A ll goods guaranteed.
Northw est headquarters for Leader W ater
Systems and Fuller & Johnson Engines.
212 T h ird Street.
Portland, O regon
P A R T S FOR 1-2
Parts over 50 makes and models, at h alf the reg
ular price. Buy your used auto parts from an
old-established and reputable dealer, who has a
reputation to protect and conducts the largest
parts store and carries the largest complete as
sortment o f used auto parts o f any company this
side o f Chicago. Our prices are less, and for this
reason w e outsell all others. A ll parts are guar
anteed to be in first-class condition.
MOTOR PART8 MFG. CO.
323-325-327 BURNSIDE ST. PORTLAND, OH
P. N . U.
No. 2 9 , 1916
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