The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929, October 25, 1913, Image 1

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The Biggest County In The Stale
Of Oregon, Best In The West
The Biggest City In The Biggest
County In The State Of On
NO. 60
1 She ffimrg
County In The State Of Oregon
Progressing West From Juntura.
160 Cars of Ties Sent and Steel for
iridges Being Moved as Needed.
I alk of Extending the Road South
rom Bend in a Klamath Paper
nes-Herald has clipped
Bting articles on rail-
cts which are repro-
aw. In addition 10
Smith of the Burns
who recently returned
p to Juntura, states the
BbeiiiK prosecuted this
that place and Chief
Ion Engineer usDorne
with the statement
Ine would reach River-
i first of the year. The
i say:
five train crews em-
the work of building
id west of Ontario and
ept busy.
the freight going to
is 160 cars of ties,
ould put at rest the
if the road being com-
tiverside at once.
illy all the ties that
at Vale have been
ay and it is announced
l stores will be moved
t of the year and the
era will be made at the
line. The steel for
is being moved as
kd is still arriving from
In to Homedaie now
bn Sundays, leaving
10 a. m. They have
es for loading sheep
at that place and
loads have been ship-
Ontario ArgUB.
t Falls Northwestern : -
persistent rumor, ap-
i good authority, that
nd Southern Pacific
forces are planning to
cts that will complete
Ines north ot nere 10
itlet to Portland.
kg to the latest it is de
clared that the Hill system is
laying plana to let the contract
at once for construction of its
line from Bend to Beaver Marsh,
this side of Crescent The south
ern Pacific is said to be prepar
ing to let a contract for comple
tion of its line from the present
terminus at Kirk north to Beaver
Marsh. There, it is claimed, the
two roads will join forces and
both will use the same line until!
such a time that the Southern
Pacific is ready to complete its
i- ii 1- ...a-l m n assi l.i
line tnrougn norm nvm m -..
Marsh by way of Crescent to the ""-"" ZZTTS
main line at Natron.
ment that the two roads are to
combine on completing the line
through between here and Bend
so Hill can reach San Francisco
and the Southern Pacific can tap
the rich territory between here
and Bend.
(From Our Portland Correspondent)
So attractive have been the re
ports of the superior quality of
Oregon apples that a party of
pilgrims came all the way from
Johannesburg, South Africa, to
Portland in order to see for
themselves whether or not Ore
gon fruit was so much better
than that from other parts of
the world. They came, they
saw, and they left orders to the
extent of 26 carloads of the
finest apples Oregon could pro
This purchase is merely the
entering wedge. In the past the
bulk of apples for the South
African trade have been pur
chased in Nova Scotia and other
Eastern sections, but acquain
tance with the wonderful color
ing, quality and long-Keeping
Small Machine and Necessity to Clean
Frequently Between Varieties Took
Time. New Assistant Appointed.
Results in Tests of Winter Wheat
Given as Each Yielded Per Acre
will undobtedly result in divert-
ainnne " ing pr8Cticai,y gfl future orders
What lends color to this report . Letk 1 a move-
is that several nui engineers
slipped into this city less than
ten days ago, went north to the
end of the Southern Pacific line.
and after spending several days
in that country returned through
here to the outside. Just what
they were doing is not known
but since the rumor of a joint ar
rangement between the two sys
tems has started it is believed
they were looking over the ground
to ascertain what equipment
would be needed to complete the
work of surveying a permanent
line through from this end.
It is also declared on good au
thority that a crew of Southern
Pacific engineers recently came
to Klamath Falls and went north
into the Crescent country.
While there is absolutely no
confirmation of the aims of the!
two big railroad systems it is
generally believed that both the
Hill and Southern Pacific peeple
are anxious to get trains through
north from here to Portland.
This being the case on top of the
fact that Hill is seeking to reach
San Francisco through Oregon
lends much color to the state.
i trull v Located. Good Clean
m e - w -
leals, Comfortable Rooms,
Clean and Sanitary Beds
Class Bar In Connection. Olve Me A Call
a s
, . rrrr
n i - - uniralv in ill
re have oonnneo our ouw .....,
in.: Front where we are prepared to care
Lr our customers better than ever before
sled Hay and Grain for Sale t Market
rices. Good Hay in Stack 4.oU rer ion.
elivered in Burns, $6.50 Per Ion
Burns-Vale Stage Line
36-Hour Schedule from Railroad
Close Connections Made With Trains East
Cofortable Conveyances for Presenters.
Fare, $10. Careful Attention and Prompt
Delivery of Express and Freigha Entrust
ed to Our Care. Freight 2 l-2c. Per Pound.
L J. McKinnon & Son
urduat of VnlvormUy el PeMMqrlvaala
to the Pacific Northwest, a move
ment which will be greatly
stimulated when the Panama
Canal is in operation.
On October 15 a meeting was
held at Medford for the purpose
of perfecting plans for the in
stallation of an All-Oregon ex
hibit at Ashland for the enter
tainment, information and educa
tion of the host of tourists which
will visit that section of the state
during 1915. It is announced
that in making up this exhibit
every part of the state will be
sriven an equal chance. Eastern
Oregon will have as good a show
as Western Oregon and the
Deschutes Valley will be as wel
come to make a uisptay as we
Umixiua Valley or the Willamette.
The central idea is to secure set
tlers for Oregon lands.
The Executive Committee of
the Oregon Dairyman's Associa
tion has fixed upon Wednesday
and Thursday, October 29-80, as
the dates for the annual meeting
to be held at Tillamook. A
stronar Drojrram has been pre
pared for the occasion and dairy
men from all over the state are
urged to make a special effort to
be present Those who expect
to attend the convention are in
structed to secure a receipt from
the railroad company for their
fare in order to secure a reduced
rate for the return trip.
Polk County Prunes are prized
for their quality in many parts
of the world. Last week one car
load of the dried fruit was ship
ped to England, another to Swed
en and a tnira to rrance. mie
week a carload will be shipped
from the same point for St Pet
ersburg, Russia. Each car con
tains 1.500 boxes weighing 25
pounds each. The packing plant
at Dallas is employing 60 women
and 25 men and running day and
night shifts in order to keep up
with orders.
Shipments of livestock from
eastern points to the Pacific In
ternational Livestock exposition
at North Portland. December 8-
13, are to be handled at one-half
the usual freight rates. This
concession has been made by 29
railroads represented in the trans
continental freight bureau and
will become effective November
1. The exhibitor making ship
ments under this tariff is ex
pected to pay the full one-way
rate on his stock, and if it is not
sold during the exposition, it may
be returned at owners risk free
of charge within 30 days after
the close of the show.
Austin Goodman is ready to
grind grain and has a building
in which it may be stored by
farmers at any time. He will
grind one day each week and
farmers may store their grain
any day and get it when con
venient. He in prepared to take
grain as pay for grinding at the
market price. Special prices on
large quantities, 44tf.
Pure Bred Cockerals for sale,
Brown Leghorns, Rhode Island
Reds and White Plymouth Rock.
J. H. Eichner. Buchanan.
Hjr L. K. BaamuusT.
Although the mall threshing
machine on the Station has a
capacity of 260 bushels per day,
there were many days that no
more than one tenth this amount
was threshed because of the time
lost in cleaning the machine be
tween varieties. From twenty
to thirty varieties made a day's
run. It took nearly a month to
complete the 400 different patch
es varying from a fortieth of an
acre to Ave acres in site. Results
will be given from time to time
in the course of these articles.
Mr. J. R. Fleming, a graduate
of the Oregon Agricultural Col
lege and practical "Dry Farmer" ,
has been appointed Asst Supt.
at the Station. Anyone visiting
the Station in my absence will
find Mr. Fleming in charge.
We now have a weather station
in operation. Daily readings on
wind velocity, maximun and
minimum temperature, precipita
tion, humidity and evaporation
are taken.
From the variety test on winter
wheats the following results
were obtained
Variety Name
Prohibition .
Yield iiu. per A.
Pesterboden 16.15
Turkey 2998 24.15
Turkey 2223 26.16
Turkey 1668 26.00
Turkey local 33.60
Turkey local 23.00
Aroerta Red
DeehPs Mediteranean
Karkov 1442 Cokwado
Crimean 1669
Crimean 1432
Crimern 1437
These results show in favor of
the Turkey Red wheat with the
Crimean as next best The two
are practically the same so that
there is little doubt as to Turkey
Red being the beat winter wheat
to grow. This assumption need
not be founded entirely upon the
results of but one year's trial
here for it has been found to
hold good in so many other places
similar to this that there was
every reason to expect the results
that were obtained, even before
planting was made. However,
the proof is well worth making,
and this test of varieties will be
continued for several years that
the proof of the average of years
may be made.
Another thing brought out in
this test is the superiority of the
bearded winter wheat over the
beardless. Without an exception,
every bearded wheat outyielded
every beardless wheat in the test.
Turkey Red wheat is a high
quality wheat is hardy, and
makes high yields. Few wheats
combine all these qualities.
Turkey Red with its beards is
the wheat that will make the
most dollars of all winter wheats
but even it can be improved.
The Ladies' Library
Club Begins Work
large, but the quality is superior
to what was believed would be
grown. Yields of as high as 125
bushels per acre of matured corn
are assured, and from ten to
thirty tons of corn silage to the
A moat enjoyable meeting, the
first of the club year was held at acre ia being cut
the home of Mrs. G. A. Rembold The statement of the O-W. R.
president of the club. j& N. Agricultural Department
The meeting opened with a that corn would prove a profitable
very encouraging inspiring talk
to the club by Mrs. Rembold,
which was followed by the routine
work of the club, after which a
delightful program waa rendered.
The subject for the meeting was
"Woman's Work and Influence
in Music Today." In response
to roll call each one named a
great ainger, violinist or pianist,
after which a very interesting
oarer way read by Mrs. Rembold
crop, and that it will soon equal
the wheat yield of the atatea of
the Pacific Northwest, is borne
out by the crop produced this
The plantings are widely scat
tered, and the area devoted to
corn ia not known, but during
December two corn shows are to
be held and some idea as to the
acreage will be gained. There
will be exhibits of corn from all
on "Women who Have Been parts or Uregon, Washington ana
Great Composers and Interpre- Idaho.
tors of Music." During the In addition to the value of the
reading of this paper Miss Louel crop, the growers are to receive
Smith and Mrs. Farre rendered prizes in cash, farm implements,
several vocal selections from the live stock and works on agricul-
different authors referred to in ture and horticulture, valued at
the paper and Mrs. Rembold gave over $2,600.
a beautiful instrumental solo.1 The dates of the show at Col
fax for the States of Washington
and Idaho are December 2 and 3
and the show at Pendleton will
be held on the 6th and 6th days
various people who were afraid CI TOrOTfiOKTC TVs. A in
that the Oregon man was going OU UULO 1 IvSWnJ 1 J A1U
to overlook hip annual duty.
At last Rehart is ready to prog
nastigate. This is what he writes
from his home in Lakeview, Ore
gon, under date of October 4th
to the Chronicle.
For the past two years I have
predicted aix months in advance
substantially that the Pacific
Coast would experience a defi
ciency in precipitation, based
upon the theory that the summer
makes the winter, or, in other
words, two succeeding cool sum
raera were followed by two suc
ceeding dry winters.
"In making a forcast for the
Pacific Coast for the winter and
season or jyi3-iyu l will say
American Meat Packers Association is
Making Big Appropriation for the
Promotion of an Educational Cam
paign Among Small Farmers. Two
Beef a Year by Each Would Help
The American Meat Packers
Association, in Convention in
that up to midsummer indications Chicago, is considerably agitated
pointed to another dry year, but
from that time up to the present
The ladies sang in fine voice and
the muaic was greatly enjoyed
by all.
Mrs. Leon M. Brown who was
tn have been ioint hostess with of December
Mrs. Rembold, butowing to sick-; Every grower of corn who
ness in her family could not be makes an exhibit either at Col hail nrnarerl a. fine na-! fax or Pendleton will be in line
per on "Influence of Woman in for a prize, and he will further
Music", which was read by Miss emphasize the fact that corn can
Ixcher. She told of the help and be grown n the Pacific North
inspiration given by wives, . west Its production meana
mothera and sweethearts to men much to every land owner in the
whn hnri been orreat musical com- states named
posers, ana toia many interest
ing things in relation to them.
As several of the works of these
authors were referred to Mrs. ' Good news for the rancher!
Rembold gave a rendition of them Copious rains may be expected
on the victrola which gave great ,ate tnig wintor s v f)MrU
?r"Z. ..uj.!.,., the long-range weather prophet
ine lirUKIUIII wn iiHimit-u uainij
Predicts Copious Rainfall.
a change has taken place, indicat
ing a successful precipitation
period of two months or more.
Some of the storms should be
heavy and altogether, there
should be more than a normal
precipitation for the season.
"For the past thirty-nine years
the successful precipitation
period in winter has correspond
ed closely in length of time with
the heat or heated periods of
the periods of the preceding sum
mer. With one exception, dur
ing thirty-nine years, the rain
period began aix months after
the beginning of the heat period
of the preceding summer.
"If the above rule holds good
this year we may expect a defi
ciency of precipitation up to mid
winter, probably to February 1st
after which we may count upon
abundant rainfall, continuing
late in the winter months. This
precipitation, coming bunched
together and with some of the
storms heavy, may cause floods
in the low lands of flood districts.
East of the Rocky Mountains
throughout the Mississippi basin,
hard storms and heavy precipita
tion can be expected during the
Market Report.
Receipts for the week have
been Cattle, 1931; Calves, 412:
Hogs, 3161; Sheep, 3921; Horses,
Optimism has ruled the cattle
market this week and prices are
five to ten cents higher then they
were six days ago. Prime steers
and cows were in demand and
sold quickly, Best load of steers
averaged $8.00 early in the week.
Other top sales were $7.75 to
$7.80 and $7.90 in small quanti
ties. Buther stuff had a good
outlet and buyers filled orders
with some choice cows, bulls and
stags. Bulk cow top was $6.60
and $6.75 with one load at $6.90.
Steer range closed $7.60 at $7.75
and bulls $6.00 and $5.60. A
slight flurry on Thursday eased
prices off about a nickle but the
stock offered was not extra
Portland's swine market can
always be depended upon for
surprises. It sprang a new one
this week by advancing a full
dime to 8.75 and this advance
was made notwithstanding a
total receipt as large as that of j
last week. Outlet has greater
capabilities than the trade anti-1
cipated and the run was disposed
of at sellers' prices. Swine
weights were better also, and
quality averaged high. Bulk of
light swine sold at 8.25 to 8.65.
Heavy weights 7.25 to 7.80.
Mutton buying was limited to
ewes, as yearlings and old weth
ers were not offering. A strong
ewe top at 3.90 was established
and three full cars went over the
scales at that figure. The lamb
market was quiet to Wednesday
and then set a new October
record by going to $5.60 for an
extra choice lot of Washington
stock, representing the tail end
of the 1913 lamb run from the
Cascades. Bulk lamb top on
average good grades is steady
at 6.00 to 5.25.
over the shortage of the meat
supply. But for that matter so
ia the entire country. The pack
era have voted an appropriation
of $500,000 for the promotion of
an educational campaign among
small farmers. The money is to
be advanced at the rate of $100,
000 a year and at the end of Ave
years the association hopes to be
able to point to results. On 3
great trouble with the meat in
dustry is the disinclination of the
small farmer to raise a few cat-
charge has been made that the
federal restrictions are unneces
sarily severe. If thev are they
ought to be lightened as far as
safety will permit.
The entire country is awaken
ing to the demand for an increas
ed production of meat. Farmers,
packers, retailers, railroad trans
portation officials and consumers
agree that "something must be
done." Many things are now
being tested. Governor Eber-hart-of
Minnesota has suggested
that a canvass of the state be
made to learn what parts could
profitably be stocked with cattle.
Agricultural societies in Minne-
tle. It is the packers' belief that e nave indorsed the sugges
were every small farmer in the tion and after tne canvass is
country to raise two beef ateers made steP8 wil1 be taken t0 ur
each year the visible aupply cure for the farmers the funds
would be appreciably increased, j necessary to get a start in cattle
Among other recommendations raising in a small way. -Ex-made
at the convention were the change.
'The remaining great ranges
of the west should be cut into
small farms so as to give all rural
residents an equal chance in
stock raising. The hills of New
England with their springs and
abundant shade should be utiliz
ed in the cattle business. In
some parts of the south corn
should be substituted for cotton
in order that the production of
cattle and hogs may be increased. !
Heifer calves should be protected I
from slaughter."
It was asserted that more!
stringent and often unnecessary .
rules were being added to those ;
now in force with the result that I
the cost of meat was being in-
creased. One speaker gave an Pastor of The Church of the
Catholic Church.
1. On Sundays and Holy days
of obligation Holy Mass with
sermon at 10:30 a. m.
2. On week days Holy Mass
at 6:30 a. m.
All other services, besides
those mentioned above will be
announced in church.
All invited and welcome to the
divine services.
Sick-calls promptly answered
at anytime. Religious informa
tion and instructions willingly
imparted at the Franciscan
Rev. Pius Niermann. O. F. M.
example of a change in labeling
which cost the packers and ulti
mately the consumers $260,000.
Of course meat inspection is nec
essary. But if there are techni
calities that are expensive they
ought to be done away with. In
the meat importing trade much
difficulty ia experienced with
quarantine regulations, and the
Holy Family.
Thay Make You Feel Good.
The pleasant purgative effect
produced by Chamberlain's Tab
lets and the healthy condition of
body and mind which they create
make one feel joyful. For sale
by all dealers.
Strictly First Class. Splendid
Service, Fine Accomodations,
Commercial Headquarters
.Sample Room In Connection, Reasonable Rates
Daily Line, Burns and Prairie City
refreshments were served and
all departed feeling that a whole
year devoted to the study of
muaic would not be too much.
The club decided to give a
musical play early this winter,
and rehearsals are now going on j
In preparation for the event.
Inland Empire Corn Shows
The corn crop of Oregon, Wash
ington and Idaho is not only
of Lakeview, Oregon, who has
for years predicted for the winter
weather conditions with remark
able accuracy has made up his
mind aa to what the winter of
1918-1914 will bring forth in the
way of rain. Rehart's forcaata
which have been publiahed year
ly In the San Francisco Chroni
cle, have usually hit the mark so
well that readers have learned
to look for them. This Fall in
quiries have been coming in from
llunii tin Canyon City
Canyon City Tim Fralrie City
Prslris City l:S0 p m
Canyon City 7pm Burna
Fare, Burns-Prairie City,
Round Trip, . - - -
Express Rates 2 1-2 Cents, Prairie to Burns
6:30 p m
Id a m
12 i n.iin
$ 6.00
Patrona of the A. K. Richard
son general merchandise store
are in luck. The boys have ar
ranged to give away a handsome
7-plece breakfast set to patrona
showing by a coupon that they
have traded to the amount of
$26. Aak them about it 44tf
Get the special prices at the
Steam Laundry on dry family
That you vaccinate your calves for Black Leg
early, as the loss of one calf will more than
pay for vaccination of the whole herd. We
have fresh vaccine on hand. Phone ordera to