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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 5, 1916)
NEW S ITEMS
Of General Interest
Area of 23,400 Acres to Be
C O M E S I AKIN BY BRITISH AND
fRENCH IN SWEIP PROM 3 SIDES
I-ondon Comblua, the pivotal point
in__the German line guarding the ap
proach to Hapaumo, on the north, and
I’eronne on the south, o f the Somme
front, fell Wednesday before attacks
o f F'rench and British, the Germans
Aghting to death,
when there waa no longer hoj>e.
F'rench and British troops swept in
from three aides after their capture o f
OREGON PROSPERS !
NO R TH W EST M ARKET R EP O R T S ;
;___ G E N E R A L C R O P C O N D IT IO N S
So aajra Daan A. B. Cordley, of Oregon Agricultural College.
Grain, Live Stock, Fruit and Dry Farm Product* Bumper Crop*.
Portland.— Wheat— Red fife, $1.27;
bluestem, $1.33Vi; red Russian, $1.24.
Mlllfeed— Spot prices: Bran, $23 per
ton; shorts, $25; rolled barley, $35.50
size, well-formed, with quite deep ©36.50.
kernels and good to;» and butt.
Corn— Whole, $42 per ton; cracked,
“ I expect to have some seed corn
. . .
hangers on exhibition at the county
fa.r ami later w ill give directions for timothy, valley, $15^16; alfaffa, $14.50
hanging and caring for seed corn dur- ^15.50; wheat hay. *13.50® 14.50; oat
ing the fall and winter.
land vetch, $1 3 0 1 3 .50; cheat, $12 ;
“ The type o f dryers uaed by the clover, $10.
seed crop department at the Oregon I Butter— Cubes, extras, no bid. Job-
Agricultural College are made o f two-1 bins prices: Prints, extras, 33034c;
by-two pieces o f timber o f sufficient butterfat, No. 1, 31c; No. 2, 29c, Port-
length to hold twenty-five finishing Iaad’
nails on each side driven at a distance
ceipts, 33®34Vic per dozen; Oregon
apart sufficient to allow the corn to be ranch candledi 35c; gelectl> 36®38C.
hun# one ear on each nail. These
Poultry— Hens, 14ft 15c; springs, 16
nails are driven at a slight downward ©17C per pound; turkeys, live, 23©
slant so that the ears point slightly 24c; ducks, 12®16c; geese, 10011c.
upward as well as out from the timber.
V’eal— Fancy, 13013 V^c per pound.
A screw eye is put at the top o f each
Pork— Fancy, 12%013c per pound,
piece and the container and hundred
' egetables Artichokes, 75c0$l per
ears of com are hung on nails in a
tomatoes, 60®65c per ’ crate;
cabbage, $1.35 per hundred; peppers,
*_______________405c per pound: eggplant, 50 6c; let-
| tuce, 20®25c per dozen; cucumbers.
per box; celery, 60®75c per
Corvallis, O re.— “ The whole state
o f Oregon, from the fruit districts on
Put Under Water on Ochoco
to the dry land wheat coun-
Prinevllle— The board o f director«
try o f th<s hiRh desert, lg very proB_
o f the Ochoco irrigation diatrict, at a
perous thia year, “ said Dean A. H.
meeting at I’rineville thia week, ac
Cordley, director o f the Oregon Ex-
P«rinjent Station, on his return from
cepted the re|M>rt o f It. W. Rea, proj
an inspection tour o f the seven branch
ect engineer, which hua been forward Morval and F’regicourt, broke through
ex|>eriment station* of Oregon.
ed to the State engineer for hia ap the German defenses, overran the | Dean Cordley says that it would be
proval, and aa aoon ua that office haa town ami carried all before them. | difficult for any one who haa made the
This place, with its marvelous subter
had an op|a>rtunity to go over the rr- ranean passages and (siWerful fortifica , investigations and visited the sections
port ari election o f the land ownera in tions, hud been caught in the grip o f iis he hua, not to be enthusiastic over
the outlook thia year. He has never
the diatrict will he culled to vote the the entente allies, who, coming from liefore seen the country looking so fine
the north and south, had already ad nor the people feeling so well over
neceaaary la>nda for construction.
eoTwluTon»? He calls thia a great
The re|a<rt ahowa that the Ochoco vanced far beyond It ami cut off com- ^
project ia one o f the moat worthy ami munication with the rear, except a year for Oregon.
feaaihle project« in the «title of Ore narrow atrip which was covered by the
On thia tour Dean Cordley visited
gon. The land« in the project form a allied guns.
the northern and eastern sections of
A t the end o f the Aghting the town the state and the branch experiment
compact area compriaing 23, 400 acre«
o f irrigable land. O f thia area about was Ailed with the bodies o f Germans, stations located there. Early in the
Sh per rent ia partially irrigated, 30 the F'rench official statement aaya.
in Southern Oregon.
Prior to the loss o f Combles, the Altogether he has visited almost a?fof
|>er cent ia dry farmed and 35 |ier cent»
ia undevelo|ied land. Theac land« with effect o f the F'rench and British arm
" » "’•*"»« - P
« » •»•<" Corvallis,
- ... . . . . . Ore. — Hogs
turned into dT o L Z r^ r Z T ^ gZ lce. Me
water will raiae from three to five tona ies in the capture o f important strat state.
On his return to the Agricul
egic points on the previous day was re tural College he gave out the following the prune orchard in sufficient numbers ©$1 per sack; sweets, 2% 0 3 c per
o f alfalfa to the acre.
to consume the rotting prunes that j pound.
Water for the project w ill lie ob flected in the official communication statement:
cover the ground will not only eat the I O“ ‘on s-O regon buying price. $1.50,
tained from Ochoco and McKay creeka. issued by the German war office,
“ A t Medford they are shippings
refuse but w ill at the same
The rcaervoir' pro|>oBod for Ochoco which, after describing briefly the thousand car loads o f fruit, chiefiy prune crop
i Green Fruits— Apples, new, 75c®
Creek w ill have a rapacity o f 47,000 great artillery bombardment o f the en pears, for which they are receiving time destroy one o f the most prolific J140 per box; cantaloupes, 60c®$1.25
acre feet, and be created by a dam of tente allies, lasting four days, and the good prices. The W illamette Valley sources of infection of prune brown per crate; peaches, 50 0 75c per box;
watermelons, lc per pound; plums,
the hydraulic earthflll type, with a attack between the Ancre and the has an abundant crop of miscellaneous rot.
" A s soon as prunes are harvested 75c© $l; pears, 75c©$1.50; grapes,
maximum height o f 125 feet. For the Somme, admits that “ the conquest of grains, forage plants and fruit. The
tim e being only the flood water« of these villages on the line o f Gueude- Columbia basin is rolling in Wheat. turn hogs into the orchards and let 75c®$1.75; casabas, IS ic ; Turkish
McKay creek will be uaed, the atorage court must lie recognized,” and adds: The Hermiaton country is smiling in them consume the rotted prunes that nylons, 3c per pound,
Hops— 1916 crop, 11®11V4 c per
dam and reaervoir not being mnaidered “ But before all we must think of our its a lfa lfa fields and grain crops. In cover the ground,” says H. P. Barss.
heroic troops who faced the united An- the dry farm ing country o f Hampton of the O. A. C. Experiment Station.
neceaaary for at leaat 10 year«.
W ool— Eastern Oregon, fine, 23ft
glo-F'rench principal force and the Butte, Rowell Butte and Millican, fine
I f enough hogs are used to clean up 26c; coarse. 30©32c; valley, 30032c.
massed employment o f material of the crops o f grain are everywhere in ev i the orchard thoroughly there w ill re-
Cascara Bark— Old and new, 5c
Water Master Wins Suit.
whole world’s war industry, prepared dence. A ll o f the irrigated sections suit considerable benefit in reducing
the sources o f brown rot infection in good, $606.50; common to fair, $50
I’ rinevilla— The deciaion o f the Su during many months.”
are prosperous, and taking it all in all
the orchard the second spring follow 5.5C; cows, choice, $5 0 5.60; medium
Thiepval, at, the northwestern end of
Oregon has an excellent harvest and is
preme court Tueaday in the auit of
to good, $4.50 0 5; ordinary to fair, $4
the British line, and the fortified town ( f#elj
George H. Brewster againat Crook
“ I f prunes that are infected with ©4.50; heifers. $405.75; bulls, $3©
o f Gueudecourt. northwest
o f Les
a s i l y pleased
pleased with con
brown rot are allowed to remain on the 4.25; calves, $306.
county for $332, unpaid «alary, haa Bouefs, also have fallen to the Brit
ditions at Hood River. Last year scab
Hogs— Prime, $9.50010.05; good to
Anally diapoaed of a matter which ha« ish. General Sir Douglas H a ig ’s men, and other diseaaes robbed the fruit soil or in the upper layers they w ill in prime mixed. $9.5009.65; rough heavy,
about eighteen months produce a crop $8.7509.25; pigs and skips, $8,250
after capturing Thiepval, drove on
growers of this section of about $400,-
been a source o f contention and dis
o f fruiting bodies that push their way 8.75.
eastward and took the Zollem redoubt,
pute for years over who waa liable for a strongly fortiAed [losition which lies 000. This year, as a result o f specific to the top o f the ground and discharge,
Sheep— Lambs, $5.5008.50; yearling
the pay and control o f the water mas between Thiepval and the bend in the
millions o f spores into the air o f the wethers, $5.7507.25; old wethers, $5.50
as issued by the Agricultural College
orchard, thus starting the disease by 07.25; ewes, $3.5005.50.
British line at Courrelette.
Experiment Station, scab has been
The decision reached Judge I)ufly
infecting the developing fruit.
The F'rench likewise advanced
thia week, ami his deciaion o f the con yond F’regicourt and captured the effectually controlled by those growers
“ Destruction of the decayed prunes
troversy ha« been completely sustained woods between that village and Mor- w o a i u y o
by means of hogs is the only practical TwelVfi C6fltS ¡S O ffered fOT
More than a million boxes
and the county court ha« lost its battle valaml the greater part o f the German program.
method that has ever been suggested
o f good fru it are going out of Hood
Hops in Oregon and Washington
which haa lasted ft two years.
for the removal o f this extrem ely im
fortified positions lying between this
Water masters in counties where woods eastward across the Bethune River this year. One grower, who was portant source o f infection. Do not
Portland. — The hop market Is
there ia conaiderable irrigation have road to the western portion o f the St. last year a heavy loser from scab, says look for benefit the first year after the steadily gaining In strength, with en
important duties, an the right to use Vaast woods, nipping off another por that he sprayed sixty-seven days with practice is begun, as the source of largement of the Eastern demand.
is still confined chiefly to Cal-
water ia most jealously guarded, and tion of the German line o f communica a power sprayer. In return for this he next . season , s prune rot infection has | Buying
ifornia for gome reagon that £he deal_
has ten thousand boxes o f excellent
the im|>ortanro o f thia deciaion ia far- tion south o f Bapaume.
been in the ground since last prune ers here do not understand, but they
fru it and as a consequence he is an
reaching and Anally determines a ques
The German rasualtiea in the fight
believe that the inquiry wil soon be
tion that has been a source o f much ing are declared by Paris to have been
“ This method is not a ‘ cure-all,’ but turned this way.
control o f fru it diseases.”
it w ill help. Experiments conducted
It was reported that two Eugene
heavy, and, in addition, during the
by the station this season demonstrate lots, those of Anderson. 65 bales, and
two days’ fighting, more than 1200
Hardy, 80 bales, had been bought by
Germans were made prisoners by the
Good Seed Vital in Corn Growing. that spraying with Bordeaux mixture T.
Corn Show is Scheduled.
A. Livesley & Co. at 11 ^ and 11
F'rench, while the British took in ex
greatly reduces this disease and also
Marshfield The city o f Coquillc haa
Since maturity, one o f the vital fac the coccomyces leaf spot trouble which cents. There were also reports of 12
cess o f 1500.
Large quantities o f
concludei] to make its successful corn booty were taken by the entente allies. tors in corn growing in Oregon, is dis has caused such serious defoliation in cents being offered in this state.
Tw elve cents was freely bid inWest-
tinctly furthered by the use o f home some prune sections this season.”
show of last year an annual utfair, and
ern Washington, but growers would
grown, carefully selected seed corn,
not sell. In the Yakima section better
will stage the festival thia year on
growers may find the follow ing sug . .
- i » ! !
A - i . i ___■<* than 13 cents was offered during the
five Hundred Captured Villistas
November 10 and 11.
gestions on selecting seed corn by C. Astronomical NOtfiS tor October, 16. day. The Shadbolt lot of 150 bales of
The Coquiile valley, at the time of
(B y E. H. McAllister, professor of ' aJ?‘ ma8 .%aS ! ° ld' t
the 1915 corn show, produced surprises
agent o f Josephine county, helpful:
astronomy and mechanics in the Uni- . ™ eJ
hebl atr° nS at
in exhibitions o f corn, and the affair
“ It is generally agreed,” says Mr. veraitv of Oreeon Fueene 1
115 cents for the be8t hops and bu>'ln«
El Paso— Wholesale executions are Thompson, “ that seed corn should be
was a big aid in developing a new line
During the first three weeks of Oct-1
1purcbasf d 1200
o f agriculture for all sections o f the
selected before danger of a killing ober. Mercury w ill be visible in the 1 btU.e8 and * ,lf200 bales a t Ahli8pri,ce’
Minnesota corn won the ing the V illa attack, it was announced frost.
oast about an J hour before sunrise. Dur 1 Among the Sonoma and Mendocino
lots sold at 15 cents w ere: McCutch-
highest awards, and was declared by at m ilitary headquarters here Thurs
“ When going through the corn field ing the first week it w ill be rather tqo I eon, 140 bales; Dick Hall, 280 bales;
visitin g exj>erts and judges to be the day.
F’ ive hundred V illa adherents early in the fall before a hard frost near the sun for. naked-eye observ
Peterson, 80 bales; Williamson, 100
best adapted for culture in this terri have been executed since the fight, the has come it generally found that the ance.
bales; Siemer Bros., 250 bales; Sto-
Venus rises nearly three and one-!
tory. The large acreage o f last year re|)ort to General George Bell, Jr., corn as a whole is immature, but an
vey, 150 bales. W olf purchased 300
was increased this senson, and the ex- says, and many other prisoners have examination o f an occasional ear will, half hours before the sun, and w ill j bales of Yolos at 11^4 cent3 and 100
Siibits are expected to be better and been taken.
bales of Buttes. Buyers offered 12-
however, d’ .»close the fact that its
General Bell also has a report o f a husk is turning brown and a further morning twilight, being the most con cent options on Sacrar entos.
spicuous object in the eastern sky.
skirmish which is reported to have oc examination w ill show that these ears
Mars w ill be visible in the west for
curred at Arena, 10 miles south of are in a mature stage, firm and ready a short time after sunset, but w ill not
Coyotes Are Menace.
Market Conditions at Tacoma.
Juarez, Sunday night.
He says to be picked for seed, while in the be conspicuous.
Bend— That coyotes are becoming a wounded Carranza soliders have been same hill another ear may be quite im
Jupiter w ill be in good position for
Tacoma.— For the fourth time In
menace to the settlers in the Millican brought back to Juarez from that sec mature.
This is the opportunity to observation in the early morning, or 10 days eggs are to advance and the
valley was reported by P. B. Johnson, tion. The Carranza officials in Juarez select a medium, fairly-w ell matured in fact during most o f the night. In Price for fresh ranch eggs, w ill be 41
|M)8tmaater at Millican. Mr. Johnson insist that these wounded soldiers were ear instead o f waiting until husking the early evening it w ill be the bright- cents. General conditions are said to
be responsible for the rapid rise in
reported several instances o f attacks brought from Chihuahua City follow time, when it is impossible to distin est star In the eastern sky.
prices. Dealers report light egg
by coyotes recently, the latest being ing the fight with V illa forces.
guish between the early and late- early morning hours, being not far receipts with steady demand,
A report from Chffiuahua that Gen maturing corn.
when Forest Hanger H. F’. Smith, who
There are plenty of from the stars of Gemini, Castor
Eastern flour advanc d 20 cents a
was sleeping on the ground when on u eral Matias Kamos had returned to good-sized ears that mature early and and Pollux. It may be observed from barrel and the advance L expected to
trip, woke to find a coyote only a few that state capital with only 35 men they can be found only by selecting midnight on till daylight. The rings reach here in a day or so. With the
feet from his head. C. L. Evans and left o f his original force o f 350 also them early in the field.
are still in fair position for observa- continued advance of flour, bread
R. R. K eller have killed coyotes that was received by General Bell.
“ I f corn is gathered too early it will tion. though not so well placed as dur- Prices may be expected to go up. In
Tacoma this is likely to take the form
A prominent Mexican who was have a tendency to shrink and the ing the spring and early summer.
were attacking their stock in the past
The earth annually encounters a ] ° f smaller loaves.
ten days. A stag belonging to M. D. taken prisoner by V illa at Chihuahua
kernels w ill become starchy
9man shower o f “ shooting stars ” on
Peaches and cantaloupes hold well.
Willard showed signs o f rabbies after City and later released reached the
A Rood practice is to have a seed
night of October 20. The meteors A car of Elberta peaches showed up,
border and reported to m ilitary author
fighting with a coyote.
selection plat. This is to be Rrown appear to come from the direction of but is expected to be the last whole
ities that V illa had executed only two from a few o f the best ears that can the constellation Orion, and hence are car. Late Crawfords and other late
of the 38 prisoners taken during the be obtained and selections o f seed are known as Orionids.
varieties w ill gradually finish o ff the
General Bell at Astoria.
Chihuahua battle. One o f these was a made from this plat. In the absence
Moon's phases, Pacific time:
A storia— A party o f army officers, chauffeur for General Trevino.
He o f the plat it is necessary to select
Cantaloupes are meeting with a
First quarter, Oct. 4, 3h Om A. M.
consisting o f General J. F’ ranklin Bell, gave the others the choice o f returning from the field.
Full moon, Oct. 10, llh lm P. M. lighter demand and the price is steady
commander o f the Western division; to Chihuahua City or joining him.
Last quarter, Oct. 18. 5h 9m P. M. at $1 a crate. Only a few dealers have
“ The most practical method is to
New moon, Oct. 26, 12h 37m P. M. any Aatermelons on hand and there
General Sibert, in command o f this Thirty-six returned and the remainder take a sack and go through the field
seems to be no demand for them. Ca
( ’oast artilley district, and their staff joined Villa.
The Mexican refugee before a hard frost comes and select
sabas are practically o ff the market.
Anti-War Leaflet in Germany.
officers, arrived in the city Wednes was one o f these and says he saw V illa the best matured ears. Take plenty o f ;
Plenty of grapes continue to be the
day. They were met here by Colonel personally and that the bandit leader time,
the character and j war leaflet entitled "Hunger,” said to feature of the market. Tomatoes are
Ludlow and his staff and escorted on walked with a crutch because o f his strength o f the stalk, height o f ear
have been circulated In Germany, have growing scarcer and the price ad
the steamer Captain James Fornance bullet wound in the leg and that he and length o f shank.
These charac reached Holland by way of the vanced to 60 cents. Sweet potatoes
to the forts at the mouth o f the river. carried his crutch on his saddle on the teristics are generally reproduced. The trenches. "Th is criminal provocation declined to 2 ^ cents a pound.
Dealers say it is hard to estimate
The visitors are on a general inspec march.
stalk should be o f good size at the base of a world w ar” is one of its charges the potato crop this year but the
tion trip, it is said, and also gathering
and gradually tapering, not necessarily against
general opinion is that potatoes w ill
data at the various posts relative to
Prosecutor is Fired On.
tall. The largest and best formed, "E ither the masses of wage-earners be high. The local crop is good, and
Lakeport, Cai.— W hile sitting in his and to a large degree, the earliest-
ity,” says the appeal, “ in consequence no Yakima potatoes are being import
bodies o f troops.
office District Attorney H. G. Church maturing ear, w ill be found at a of which there w ill be a long process ed.
ill narrowly escaped death at the hands medium height.
of misery, disease and death, or the
New Road Handles Stock.
Polk County Prune Crop Record.
of unknown persons. A bullet crash
“ The shank should be o f medium wage-earners w ill exert themselves
Eugene— The first solid trainload of ing through the window struck the size and o f sufficient length to let the ami refuse their services to the gov
Rickreall, Or.— Rlckreall Is harvest
livestock over the W illam ette Pacific desk at which Churchill was sitting.
ear hang with the tip down. The stalk ernment and the ruling classes, forc ing the largest crop of Italian prunes
The yield this sea
railroad is scheduled to arrive in Eu
The district attorney said he had re should have a well-firaced root system. ing them to make peace.” Some such In its histoty.
gene from Marshfield Monday, on its ceived a threatening letter a few days It is also well to note whether the agitation as this was freely predicted son is fair, while the large acreage o f
way to Portland. Tho train w ill be ago which was not signed, warning stalks about it are strong or are barren when the war began, but It has been old trees and the new ones just enter
slow In gathering headway. Whether ing the bearing age swells the total
loaded at M rytle Point with cattle be him against prosecuting a liquor case or dwarfed. I f the ears seem to be
It represents a considerable movement yteld to a high figure. The crop Is be
longing to the Dement fam ily and will which involved a violation o f the very ripe, look out, for the stalk may remains to be seen.— Springfield Re ing sent to the driers at Dallas and
consist o f between 15 and 20 cars.
be diseased. Ears should be o f medium publican.
Use HogS tO Check BiOWn PfUAe Rot 25050c