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THE IJKNII Ilt'Til.nTIN, IIKND, OIIE., WEDNESDAY, DECKMIIKn 1, 101G.
DO ITS SHADE
SO STRAHORN SAYS ON
Organized Poisoning of Rabbits
Started in Crook County
Ity County Aurtcitltuilst A. E. Ixirctt
. Knows People of Central Oregon Will
Do All They nro Expected to Do to
Jinllil New Kallroad-Wliolo Trip
Dcscrlbed-Is Trliiniplial Tour.
, (Tho OrcRonlan.)
"I know now that tho pcoplo of
Contrnl OroRon will do nil Hint thoy
nro expected to do to Imlld tho new
railroad. It ronmlns only for Port
land to do ItH Rhnro."
This was tho observation yester
day of Ilobort K. Strahorn, 'iretldaiil
of tho Oregon, California & Eastern
Hnllrond, on IiIh return from a week's
tour of thoBo parts of the state's In
torlor that nro to bo served by tho
"I found tho most Intcnso interest
whorovor wo went," said Mr. Strn
liorn. "What Impressed mo vividly
wns tho enthusiasm shown by tho
women nnd children, ns well ns by
tho men. Whole communities have
been aroused to thu Importance of
dohiK this work.
Mr. Strnliorn wns nr'coiiipnnlod on
his tour by C. C. Chnpmnn, of Port
lnnd. Thoy were received with cor-
dlnl enthilslnsm everywhere. Thoy
wore escorted from town to town by
largo doleKntloiiH of loyal residents,
eager to aid In tho dnvolopmcnt thnt
Mr. Strnliorn proposes.
Mr. Strnliorn declares that tho nil
dress delivered at (lend by A. L.
Mills, president of tho First National
llnnk of Portland, aroused addition
al enthilslnsm nnd sorved im an In
spiration for tho meetings later In
the week. Ho wns much impressed,
too, by tho telegram of encourage
ment rccolvod from "Hill" llanloy,
tho well-known cattle king of Har
ney county, who pledged bis support.
Sovoral Contrnl Oregon enthusi
asts accompanied Mr. Strnliorn and
Mr. Chnpmnn over mpst of tholr
route. Among thorn wns "'. 7.
Young of Alkali I.ako, olio of the
moving spirits of his district.
Tho party left llonil rnrly Thurs
day. Thoy passed through tho Tort
Itock valley, wliero sovernl cross
roads meetings wore hold. Farmers
nnd tholr when came iiiuiiy miles to
meet Mr. Strnliorn.
A Huccessfiil meeting wns held un
Iho farm of V. C. KlcWmoyer, wliero
the Ilrst artesian well of tho Fort
Itock country has heou struck.
They reached Silver Lake late that
afternoon and found the people and
ix big 1 n ii oil waiting for tliem. Tho
school children snug songs and
shouted greeting!). Mr. Strnliorn
spoke brlolly to them. The farinorn
wore so enthusiastic that thoy volun
teered to furnish their own tenuis nnd
do some of the grading for tho new
On Thursday night tin travelers
bold a big meeting at Paisley.
l.nltcWeiv Piiuhb'N Km oil.
At Paisley Mr Strnliorn wns met
by n delegation from l.akevlew who
ebcortcd li I lit to thnt city.
A big delegation from the Surprise
valley In California nttendpil They
nro nsklug for an extension of the
A Khimath Falls group also met
tho party nt l.akevlew. They wore
unable to drive their machines
through the snow that covers the
regular road, so traveled over a cir
cuitous route by wny to (looso I.ako
and Surprise vnlloy.
The following moinliu the party
visited the dense Lake valley,
through which It is proposed even
tually to construct n direct Hue be
tween l.akevlew nnd Klamath Falls.
This valley oNtsnds ucroiw the state
Hue Into California.
They proceeded then to Klamath
Kails, stopping st Illy, where an In
teresting meeting wns held Arriv
ing at Klamnth Falls late Snliirdt"
night, they found the psoplo wait
ing for them.
Sunday wns devoted to a casunl
Inspection of the oountrv around
Klamnth Pulls, including the Khun
nth Indian reservation.
The clluiiu of the entire trip enmr
Monday night when 100 men nnd
women sat down to u banquet given
In Mr, Strnhorn'H honor nt the White
Pelican Hotel nt Klnmath Falls.
During the past week h. A. Ward
of the Ulologlcnl Service, U. S. De
partment of Agriculture, and County
Agriculturist Lovett havo been or
ganizing many communities In Crook
county for organized work In Die
noisonlnc of the Jack rabbit. This
work of organization will contlnuo
for tho noxt 2 weeks and, ob soon ns
tho weather conditions aro favorable,
It is hoped that tho wholo of tho
county will bo covered with tho pois
on nnd effective destruction of tho
pest accomplished during tho favor
ablo winter months. Arrangements
for meeting and demonstrations In
mixing of tho alfalfa and oat poison
mixtures have benn mado to (Into as
follows: Powell Uutto store, Docom-
bor 1, nt 2 p. m.; Alfalfa storo, De
cember 2, nt 2 p. m.; Powell Uutto
Improvement Club, December 2, nt 8
p. m.i (Irnngo Hall, December .1, at
2 p. m.; Kowcr Hrldgo, Dccomber t,
nt 9:30 a. in.. Ilcnton District, norm
of Hodmond. December I, at 2 p. m.;
Hcmstnd Vnlloy. December 7, at 2 p.
in.; Mllllcnn, December 7, at 7:30 p.
m.; Ilrothors, Decembor S, at 2 p. m.i
Imperial, December 8. nt 7.30 p. in.
Hampton, Dccomber it, nt 2 p.
Ilrooklngs, Decembor 9, nt 7 p. in.;
Klvors, December 10, at 2 p. m.;
Paulina, Decembor 14, at 2 p. m.
Other meetings will bo held ns they
ICncli community Is organized Into
a club, usually called an Improvement
club, having tho usual oinccrs of nil
organizations, and In addition, an of
ficial poison mixer and distributor,
who lias charge of tho mixing of tho
poison mixtures nnd distribution of
tho samo and is usiinlly pnld by tha
community for tho tlmo ho must put
in. Thin mnn discovers when rabbits
nro thickest nnd weather Is most fav
orable for getting the rabbits and or
ders n general poisoning when nil is
so that no rabbits will miss a chance
at It wherovor thoy may bo.
Mr. Ward and other men In his
scrvlco have had Bevornl years ex
porleuco In tho eradication of rabbits
as a pent. Eighty-eight different
poison mixtures havo been tried out
ed on rnlny, windy nights when rnb
bits nre scarce. Cold, clear nights
In November, December nnd January
when snow Is on tho ground and nat
ural food Is scarce aro best for ex
posure of tho poison.
Keep all utenBlls used In prepar
ing poisons, sacks containing poison,
etc., plainly labeled and out of the
reach of children, livestock nnd Ir
responsible persons. Poisoned alfalfa
Is dnngerouB for livestock wherever
thoy enn reach It and must bo watch
ed to seo that It docs not blow out
of fields or corrals In which It Is
placed and stock thus become en
dangered. When poisoned oats aro
properly distributed In slightly scat
tered doses thero Is comparatively
Ernest A. Griffin to Scnnlon-Qlpson
Lumber Co., s sw, sA no, so 1-19-12,
Its. 5, C, 6-18-13.
The Bend Co. to Geo. C. Cannon
It. 9, blk. 10, Boulovard ndd, Bond.
M. Lira to E. M. Lara Its. 5, G,
blk. 11, Bend.
R. L. Sabln to E. M. Lara came,
Henry Llnster to Jns. McKclvy It.
7, blk. G, Aubrey Heights.
Worked In tiro liny Field.
Arthur Jones, Allen, Kans., wrltos:
"I havo beon troubled with bladder
and kidney troubles for a good mnny
years. If It were not for Foley Kid
ney Pills I would never bo able to
work In tho hay field." Men and
women past mlddlo ago And theso
pills a splendid remedy for weak,
overworked or diseased kidneys. Sold
every whero Adv.
by him and tho poisoned alfalfa hay
and tho poisoned oats nilxturo have Uttlo danger to stock on tho range,
been found most efllclont to the pres- i,ut 8lnco this statement must depend
ent tlmo. Tho following propnratlons entirely upon tho distribution of tho
aro recommended for use until tho poBon, nil responsibility for endan-
results of experiments now In pro- fierlng livestock must bo taken by tho
gross in tins section may uccomo ono putting out tho poison.
Poisoned Alfalfa liny.
Dlssolvo ono ounco of strychnine
sulphate In ttvo gallons of hot water
and sprlnklo over sixteen pounds or
good leafy alfalfa hay cut Into ono
or two Inch lengths. This poison mny
bo scattered in very small quanti
ties along rabbit trails, or exposed In
small heaps in locutions from which
stock Is excluded.
Mix ono tablespoonful of gloss
starcli In ono half teacup of cold
water and stir Into ono pint of bolt
ing water until It makes a thin, clear
Mix ono ounco of powdered
strychnine (preferably nlkalold) with
ono ounco of powdered blcarbonato
of soda (Arm and Hnmmor Soda),
stir with the starch pasto to n smooth
creamy mass. Stir In one tenth ounco
of saccharine. Apply to twelve
qunrts of good clean oats and mix
All poisons aro most effective when
conditions aro most favorable and
tho distribution of theso poisons
when conditions aro unfavorable, as
thoy havo been In this section during
tho past week or moro, Is n waato ot
tlmo and money. Do ready to go nf
ter tho rabbits at any tlmo through
out tho next month and put out tho
poison only when ho weather Is still
nnd cold, when tho feed supply Is
limited, when thero Is snow on tho
ground if possible, and when tho
rabbits congregate In numbers.
Tho County Court has been nsked
to npproprlnto money to nBslst In tho
purchaso of strychnine for use In
tho county but It will nlso bo' neces
sary for tho pcoplo themselves to
purchaso moro of this poison than
would ho purchased by tho county
should they seo fit to mako such an
Should anyono wish nny further
thoroughly to coat eacli kornal. Scift- Information, write It. A. Ward. U. S
ter sparingly nlong rabbit trails, niologlcnl Assistant or tho County
Agriculturist; both nt Redmond.
..lt....i .. Inlilnannn.ifl nl nnnli lilnnn '
uuuiii u itiuiuajiuuiuui ut utii.ii iihi.u
or oxposo moro llborally wliero stoc'.c
Is not endangered.
To obtain best results, dlstrlbuta
In tablcspoonfuls along trails and
nbottt hay stacks or stack yards
whero rabbits aro feeding regularly.
It Is a good plan to halt thorn to a
For sign painting seo Edwardfl.
favorable. Also, whero possible, all fuls of alfalfa In a clearing In tho
communities In the county will dls-.sago briiBh or In fenco corners, Do
tribute tho poison nt tho snmo tlmo not oxpoct results If poison Is expos-
HEAT ESTATE TItANSFEIIS.
Issued by Crook County Abstract Co.
U. C. Coo to Snm P. Shearer ngrcc-
favorablo spot by placing a tow fork- ment ro wall between Its. 7, blk. 3,
It. 21, blk. 4, Hond.
Sam P. Shearer and P.
(THE POOP JUDOE MEETS BOOSTERS OF THE KEALTOB ACCO CHEW. ")
JUUDGC.I'VE SWITCHED FROM ORCtNARV
1 TOBACCO TO W-B-THC MEW CUT K.CWU U
Itobacco cntw. n MEANS HALT the sue
I CHEW. MAtf TMtNUMBBR.HM.FTHE COST
I AND rULt TOBACCO SATISFACTION.
I SALT BRINGS OUT THE
RICH TOBACCO TASTE
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MANY men seem surprised when they find out
for themselves thut W-IJ CUT Chcwing-thc
Kcul Tobacco Chew, new cut, long shred is really much
better than ordinary tobacco; to find that a small chew
miilici) thut they don't havo to grind It; and that it laiti loader than
the ordinary kind. ,
Get a pouch and fllve It a quality teit.
"Notlca haw th ll brlnv, out Ihs rich taWca tuU"
M.Ja ly WEYMAN-BRUTON COMPANY, 50 Union Squire, New York City
Pool nnd bllltnrds nt tho Metro,
polltnn. Just the thing for n little
relaxation In (ho evening. Adv. tf.
PltlM'.VII.l.K IS CHAMPION.
HKDMOND. Nov. 27 Prlnovllle
today won clenr title to the football
ehnmplouHhlp of Contrnl Oregon, de
ftmtlng Hodmond high, by n score of
ID to 0. Prluelo scored 47 points
during tho tlntt half. making three
touchdowns wltliln.n period of 10
inlnuto. UmMus. Prlnovllle full
bask, was the hero of the Kiuim, mak
ing nil the touchdowns except ono
for Prlnovllle nnd a place kick from
tho Held. Johnson, Stolnkopf nnd
Duval starred for the Hodmond team
whloh showed n Inck of practice nnd
(INK Ci'v- WOlin Is all a little
Want Ad will cost you.
STEAM HEAT CHASES WINTEU.
"Why not enjoy tho comforts ot
tho most systematic and econom
ical way of heating. Tho cost of
Installing steam heat Is pnld for
many tlmoa by tho comforts de
rived. Plenty of heat when nnd
whero you want It at less cost
than stoves safor, cleni.or, moro
Plumbing, Hoofing, Furnace Work, Sheet Metal Work
of All Kinds.
Central Oregon Plumbing and Heating Company
PHONE KKD II J. E. ENGEIIRETSON, MGR.
ngreomont ro vnll between Itn. 20-21
blk. A, Ilcnd.
Konwood Promotion Co. to II. J.
Ovcrturf, Its. 3, 4, blk. 12, Konwood.
Job. Miller to J. E. RcodAdMIPTA
Ilcnd Pnrk Co. to Jennlo Stilnd
borg It. 10, blk. 3G, Itlvorsldo add,
Tho Ilend Co., to OIIvo E. Mc
Kay. Us. 3, A, blk. 21, Park add,
pilvo E. McKay to Tho Ilend Co.
its. 1, 2, blk. 12, Park add, Ilend. I
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