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MILT IMXilE R1VKB IWIUEH
Published Dally Except Saturday
A. E. VOORU1E3. Tuh, and f ropr.
BEXJ. C. SHELDON. Editor
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Florida Grape Fruit
NOW AT ITS BEST
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KINNEY & TRUAX GROCERY
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THH HIMHl.K HEX
In these daya of ument reiiuexts
All rli-hta of republication of spe
cial dispatches, herein are also
THVKSOAV, I'MUMMCR 8, III7.
forget the humble hen. She Is des- J
fined to play a part in the nation's
food ration that It hard to over-es-j
tlniate. In this rase of a 'rush Joh."j
the It In ac last all by herself. She
can produce nourishing food In aj
concentrated form and can repro- j
duce her kind which furnished meat
at a eaa t4ay tnm
year aiaca er sra-
4 Tonight, rain or enow; fair
f Friday, northwesterly wlnda.
of the best quality. In far lew time
than anything else In the live stock I "
there Is no chance for overproduce
line. She lies tarxely on waste and!lHn gny ,,,.,,, ,., for
odda and ends. I good many years to come.
Furthermore, hens can be kept by Hoover sayt. "Tell the people of
most everyone with a little tpace In Oreiton for me. and I can not em.
They are a side line I P""" ",0 " "
neeo in uie nem jrur ur iww win
be meat food products. Tell the
stick proaers of Oregon that under
no circumstance should they re-
Kt due their herds, hut that they
'should Increase them."
I ' C. D. THOMPSON.
I County AKricultural Agent.
the back yard.
of great valne. Don't forget the hen
There la much discussion over the
country regarding a federal control
of air railways at least during the
war. The extremists want a govern
sent ownership straight; others ad
ment merely government control
on a basis that will unify the various
avstems Into a perfect working
whole, and furnish the money sorely
needed for additional equipment and
Cimila hna adnDtsd the Dlan. A
iaw has passed parliament providing
for government control without gov
ernment ownership. Under the Ca
nadian plan, the government has
bought np a large share of the stock
"but under' the plan most generally
advocated on this side of the line
the government would simply guar
antee a certain fair rate of Interest
on the stock now held by a million
or more Individual Investors
throughout the conntry, and use any
additional money It devoted to the
'purpose In Increasing the steam pow
r, rolling stock, terminal facilities
nd general betterment of the sys
A comprehensive plan has been
proposed by a prominent New York
attorney. W. W. Cook, which sug
gests: The organization by congress
of five federal railway companies,
each to cover a definite section of
the country, much on the order of
the 12 federal reserve banks. The
companies to have the right of pur
chase In the open market or by con
demnation If necessary, of the storks
of existing railways. They shall Is
sue guaranteed stock for such
amounts as may be necessary to put
the systems on a working basis of
the highest efficiency. The rate of
Interest would be low because of the
The whole point of the plan Is em
braced In the ability to secure all
the needed money to make these pub
lic functions functionate to the best
public good; and to stop the con-
stant warfare between Investors,
operators and shippers. With an
Impartial board, representing pri
marily the people, these matters
could be adjusted fairly and with a
permanence that Is Impossible now.
The plan Is being given a great
deal of attention. The recent rerom-
' mendatlon of the Interstate eom
. merce commission that a' federal con
trol during the war might he advis
able, has called It to the fore again.
Fruits, eetalile and poultry pro-
ducta used In large quantities
home will help greatly In redm-lntc
the shortage of wheat, meats, fats
and other concentrated foods of
which our soldiers and our allies are
AN HOUR FOR COUNTRY
COUNTY AGENT'S ; .
NOTES J j '
The exhibition of I ho pulntiii (
Hex. Melville T. Wlie to be. held un
der the auspice of tlu Arts and
Crafts society will open In one, of the
j west rooms on the aeium) floor of
I tin' emit I hmiKti, Friday afternoon.
December 7. It will be held from
J to J and from 7:30 to 9:.1 o'clock.
I At S 3 Mr. Wire will an lufor
'mill lecture on landscape palming.
: in ludinn K'lKucHtlons mi the fnini
I In. Iituuiun and care of nil paint-
The public I" Invited to the exhlM
'lion and lecture, admission free.
Twenty-two picture will be
hhnttii; most of tlieni of mull or
medium site, hi his palntltm from
nature Mr. Wire expresses with the
brush In Ills own personal way, the
phases of the Inndscnpe which ap
peal to him.
The catalogue of pictures Is as
1. Ssu-e llnmh Untie nt Sunrise.
2. Field of Topples.
3. June Afternoon, Urania Past.
4 Dark Day Near Newberg.
5. Sunrise In the Mountains.
8. Sunset In the Mountains.
i. Lupin In llloom Xear Hark
nest Riffle, No. 1.
X. I.ii pin In Hlooin Near Hark
ness Riffle, No. 5.
9. Autumn Scene, leaning Tree
lit. Autumn Afternoon, East D
1 Steven's Ranch From Citve
12. Sunrise Near Crystal Sprlniss.
13. Wood Interior. Cave Trail.
14. Springtime Sketch.
15. Winter Willows. Chewan-
can River, Ijike County.
16. I Jill re 1 Trees.
17. A nit of Columbia Slough
1 ft. Autumn Oak Near lawnrldae
19. Sunrise. Cave Camp.
20. View near Dimlrk Place
21. Autumn Silver Poplar. South
22. Rogue River Xe.ir Mule Creek
The pictures will be numbered
only. It Is suggested to those at
tending that they cut out this list
and bring It with them to the ex-hlblt.
Make Your Christmas Eve More Merry with a
Wlim ninkr t lirlslimw Merry -0mmi lieiula a full hme tinle
mill then M18U. The- I'.Vt HKI'IIONK U illltVrviil from w pho.
iiout-apli you Iimvp known. W'luil makes tl different?
Tin I'm lie Siipplilie lull IIimI glliles over Hie mmiihI grme with
out xTiilrlilnu priHluiitiK tone of lutiile lovely n lime-.
No ncrOlc In liimiko Records KtiRi-ntilcml to d) I, "on limes,
t nine In mid lirar lb l' TIIEPIIONK tmluy at
. FALSE TESTIMONY
j cut nivernl pounds of rag clippings
!to help the lied Cross.
Miss Anne Mct'ormlrk, district
hniiic deniiiiisiriillnii i K'vin . was
here Wednesday, licceinlier .''th. and
dcmmiHtriilcd Uliln service, uiid dl
russed "What Home K' onortilci
San Francisco. Dec. it.-Mis. Alice
Kldwell, a witness before the grand
Jury w hi h Indicted Thomas J. Moo
ney and four others for tho 1'ie
paredness day bomb murders, admits
In an affidavit made pulillc today
that her tontlniony was Incorrect
Shu i hurtles that the testimony of
her dii.iKh.er. Mrs. Estelle Umllh.! P' l. U.A Pmny.
and that of another witness was cn-l "
The wont -iiiussaKi'" Is ileriied from
a tin'k woid uicuiiliiu to km .ul Tim
prm lice dales lsi k to the csrlliMl mt
Rings Under Eyes
The Red Cross will hold a huiaar.
food sale and lunrh. Saturday, IH
remjier Sth. at the church. There
will also be an Interesting exhibit
of the knitting and sewing done by
the members for the soldiers.
Eleven dollars more of the drive
money hns been received.
The "llusy Hess" little girls met
November 24th at the church and
Hi unls Pass people will I tur
pi IhciI how quietly pure l.avoptlk.
) wiiftli I climes blood shot eye
and dark rins. One young man aho
hud eye trouiilo and very iinslnhtly
dark rings wss relieved by ONW
WASH with t.avoptlk. Ills sister al
so removed a had eye strain lo three
days. A smsll bottle Ijivopttk la
gusraiileed to benefit EVERT CASH
wnak. strained or Inflamed eyes.
liiinlnum e)S cup FREE. Na
tional Drug Store.
The American Wheat Situation ; Liverpool. Dec. . lrd Uver
1917 we raised l.OOO.OOO.OUO bn-huline recently suggested that two
shels more of grain and foodstuffs ; hours of each day every person bt-
than we raised last year. I n ) years of age shoultl
Ust year we had nearly 1,400.-be cons rlptcil for tne nenetu oi me
000,000 bushels lest grain than we nolo nation. I nose net ween n ano
w.j .......... 11 shoti (I rerene an education oi a
This year's wheat yield is 1 0.- j hlsh school character with physical . IIIJQ fifWU I ZkQ
000.000 less than the average for the! training; those between H and VIl0. IMJflLLL nLnUO
past five years. : education or a university ennracter.
It is SS.000,000 bushels short of '" w"h l'hslca training; and
the yield of 1901. or 18 years ago, those between 24 and 30 a training
when we had 25,000.000 or 30.-!'" ,",,lona, ""'vie and defense, the
000,000 lesa people than we have to-;i'iUe of cltlr-enshlp and a general
dar , study of how to govern themselves.
We have 15.000,000 fewer sheep j ..
than we had 14 years ago. We have,
S. 500. 000 fewer head of heef cattle t.
less than we had In 1900. I
Department of agriculture reports'
a few weeks ago stated that there!
was a decline in the last 12 months
of 5, 400,000 In the number of hogs.
Aggregate production of wheat
and corn for 191 and 1917. 490,
000,000 bushels short of the aggre
gate production of the two preceding
This state of affairs as regards the
grain and live stock situation coup
led with the fact that the allied
countries will for several years to
come produce less grain and raise
less live stock should by all means
convince the most skeptical that
TWt ta'cM nwto tt is .
Is Uktn 1mm nil, san. a aaaatai
-m cnld ia 4 hoars griat la I
tmrt. Moot? back WK fails. Otttfc
mniM boa with IU4 torn aa4 M.
Costa tma, gli
Btff, wartm memry.
At kmj Drmj llt
At the regular meeting of the Or
der of Eastern Star on Wednesday
nluht, officers for the ensuing year
were elected as follows:
W. M.- Mrs. Stanton Howell.
W. P. Sam Haker.
Asso. M. Mrs. H. h. Stonakir.
Cond. Mrs. I.. O. Clements.
Asso. Cond. Mrs. C. A. Sldler.
Secy. Mrs. Mary Browne.
Treaa. Mrs. J. D. Stlnebauah.
The chapter presented to Dr. Ily
water, who will leave the city soon,
a handsome silver pencil, with
which, Sam Raker, In his presenta
tion speech said, "the doctor could
make his mark In the world." Mrs.
Bywater was presented with a hand
some bouquet .
5000 Miles Guarantee
C. L. HOBART GO.
ENGRAVED and FANCY
CHRISTMAS CARDS AMD LETTERS
The liest lines ue ever have hud fiet yours while the aiwwrtmcnt
TAVinf.aV'c Drug and
MASONIC TEMPLE, OKA NTS PASS
London, Dec. 6. The first board
of agriculture estimate of the har
vest In England' and Wales Is:
Wheat, quarters, (of 8.25 bushels)
7,164,649, Increase, 330,000; barley,
5,539,514. Increase, 360,000;- oats,
10,866,765, Increase, 450,000; hay,
tons, 7.550,000, decrease 1,200,000.
The estimated yield per acre, of
wheat Is 2!. 88 bushels, 1 4 more
than In 1916, barley bushel
lower, oats 1 M bushels lower, beans
a smaller crop than last years, peas
Production ef Leghorns.
The uverugo pri'diniiim, of eggs by
hens of nil kinds mid ages In the Unit
ed Ktntes Is Ho. t'lisclcctcd White Leg
horns, however, produce an nveruge of
130 eggs for the first .year, 120 for the
wood, 110 for tho third, Hi for the
fourth ii ml full iiiioul 10 a yeur up to
the elghlli. Tliesn I'whivh urn from a
bulletin of Hie Utah experiment sta
tion. If tlic 11 1 lit iiur production be
low, the Hcoud ivilj he logli, mid vice
veirn. Hie loiul . i ilin lb n for three
Jems being n mt I lie iiinc.
SKILLED MEN WANTED!
Immediate Active Service
Thf Var Dt jiartiiu'iit is recruit iiif? a buttallion
f the Twentieth Knjjineei-s for forestry work in
KoiH'iif A. .Johnson, of Klamath Falls, has been
appointed Major of this hattnllion.
'Iliey want all kinds of suwmill men and all
kiiids of "lowers, hroadaxe men, ood teuiiiHtcrs, sti
tionarv engineers, firemen, blacksmiths, harness
makei-s, in fact, every kind of skilled men who would
he handy around a sawmill or logjrino; ocratiou.
(Jood men are scarce at home hut you owe it to
your country to po, if jiossible.
Rctort to ncartft Hecruiting otlice, or any INst
Office, where detailed information can be obtained
and your application received.
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