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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 5, 1918)
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PEDIGREE AND GUARANTEE.
All nulimil Is like n iiiiirlilnt
To miikc h good machine re
quirt's llini eiirli purl lit1 of good
itiutpriiil mill .lusi tin- rlfhl
weight tinil stronnlli. Tin good
iiiiliniil niiisi have lis parts devel
oped In the rllit proportion to
innke the type ileslreil. The
adaptability of ii machine and
the proportioning of Its parta ran
he largely determined hy looking
at It. However, the make of the
machine is the guarantee us to
lis puss.ssliiK or lucking quality.
Likewise in the animal a good
deal CM he determined as to Its
type by looking nt It. Its real
quality, however, cannot he de
lennliieil In this wny. To t nt
iiiN ii becomes accessary to go
further back. The quality was
put Into Mic nuliiiul by Ita par
ents, its graudparente, its great
grandparents, etc. This makes
It Import nut lo know Mint all
these parent! had qualltloa thai
would contribute to the making
of n good 11 n I u in I of the type
wanted, a pedigree is u scheme
for keeping track of the parent
of mi animal. It is a guarantee
of what Is hack of Mi,' anliiinl, of
what has contributed to itn
make-up. It la tins fact that
makes the purebred animal vnlti
able. North Dakota Kxpcrimcnt
DEHORN CALVES WHEN YOUNG
Treatment la Painless If Applied Be
fore Animals Are Week Old Dl
rectlona to Follow.
(By CABX J MKN.K. PirnilaK Wash.)
Young calves enn he painlessly de
horned if the treatment is applied he
fore they are one week old. Anyone
can do it if they follow directiens:
Procure from u draggtai a stick of
caustic soda or cauattc DOtaatl - It usu
ally comes in Sticks live IndHM long
and the size of u lead pencil. Now
i lip the hair off over the place where
the horn can be felt. Alter this Is
Unladed, wnall vdi, aonp mid wnler
Young Holstein Calf.
and thoroughl) dry with a towel. Take
the stick of caustic and wrap some pa
per around the end that is to lie held
in Ihe hand. Now moisten the other
end mid ruh on each clipped spot al
ternately, two or Miree times, allowing
time for it to dry between each appli
cation. Don't get the Stick too wet
i ud nih only where the horn Is to ap
I r, because If It gets Ofl the sur
rounding skin it will eat the llcsli
away und cause pain. After the treat
ment protect the calves from ruin, as
water OB the head will cause the
caustic to run ou the snrronndlng
ESSENTIAL TO LIFE OF SOIL
More Vegetation Muat Be Turned Un
der to Replace That Burned Out
by Heat of 8un.
The time haa come when we must
turn under more vegetation to repluce
that burned out hy the heat of the sun
anil Intense cultural methods. Vege
table matter I essential to the life
mid yield of the soil. Itegardless of
the amount of plant food In the soil,
before u good yield can lie expected
ihe land must have enough organic
matter to make It light, mellow and
triable. The first essential I vegeta
tion, then moisture, and next cultiva
tion, DO ttOl be too persistent III
leaving tlW lli'lds clean. A few weeds
muy not bo altogether objectionable.
BEST IMPROVEMENT OF SOIL
Much Eaaier to Maintain Productivity
of Land Than to Rebuild Soil
Robbed of Fertility.
If the soil Is neglected In any re
spect In the development of our sys
tem of farming, our agricultural struc
ture will become top heavy. Soil Im
provement is the foundation upon
which our Hlruclure of permanent ngrl
cuiture Is based. It Is much easier to
i mi ii t ii 1 1 1 the productivity Of Ihe land
IHii it ih to rebuild a aoii robbed of
TIMOTHY HAY IS VA''ABLE
Palatability Is One of C..f Reasons
Why It I Standard in Most
of Our Markets.
Timothy bay is o palatable iiy and
Ibis Is one of tin- chief reasons why
ii is standard in most markets, in
addition to Mils, n horse can be led ii
large quantity of it mid win suffer no
ill effects when given a hard drive
Immediately after having eaten (be
buy. Palatability depends largely ou
tlie time the bay Is cut and ir, the
method of curing.
SILTAN IS FOND OF READING
Turkey'a Ruler for Weeka at a Tlma
8huta Hlmaelf In Prlvata Suite,
Surrounded With Book.
Although the sultan of Turkey I
reputed to he Hie laziest potenlnte In
Kurope, he Is passionately fond of
reading. For week at n time he will
hut .hlmaelf In hi private suite, aur
rounded hy literature of all klnda
pIusmIchI work, novel, magar.lne and
newspaper. With the exception of
hi personal attendant and mlnlatera
of atatc, no one I allowed In the Im
perial sanctuary during the aultnn'a
Hut the sultan I at something of a
disadvantage, says n IlrltiNh weekly,
hcciiuse his knowledge of Kuropenn
langaagw is limited.
In order to overcome the difficulty
he employs a translation olllce. Here
there are otllclals who speak all the
language! of Kurope and the Bait,
They rend all the political and Illus
trated newspapers of Importance, and
translate extracts from them for the
Ultan, There are 10 superior trans
lators, culled drag 'iitiiH secretaries, In
that office, and their pay Is from ten
to forty Turkish pounds monthly.
They do not limit their translations
to political puhllciitlen: they trans
late novels and romance in all Inn
guiiges for the Sultan, and many
thousand volumes of their work have
found their way Into the Imperial llh
rary. They nre nil written on thick,
white, royal, uctavo, gilt-edge paper,
and are fastened together with
green and red rlhhon hy the transla
After circulating' through the harem
they nre preserved In the llhrary. The
aultnn favorite rending Is criminal
romances. He suhscrlhes to all news-
paper that contain reports of the
procoedl ma In the law courts, and
there Is no famous writer of stories
of crime In any language whose works
have not been translated for him.
HOW TO USE COAL PROPERLY
Houae 8hould Not Re AMowed to Be-
come So Warm That Doora and
Windows Are Opened.
If yoti want to aave COOl never nl
low the house in gel so hot thai you
lnive to throw open the windows and
doors. Thermostats are cheup Muse
days. They automatically slow down
the tire when the temperature is ris
Ing to the uncomfortable point.
To get Mn most out of the hOOt 10
coal, the house air s,uid be changed
once an hour. Arrangements for such
a Change should have I ii made when
the house was built. 1 til I If that WtaS
overlooked hell the house was built
you can ! the change of air In se
eral ways, says a writer In the Ameii
can Magaatne, l do not believe in get
ting this result by having loose win
dows, us we used to do on Ihe farm
I prefer tight windows. carefti!l
weather-stripped, if thai has not I
arranged for. or If the cost Is too
great, I Bod that storm windows are
relatively cheap. Then, air slots which
let In air when you want ll lire good.
An Aetor'e Wish.
fleorge Ade. on his return from
visit to ('amp Mills at Mliicoln. brought
a story buck home, says the Imllanapo
Ita News. While In New York oily Mr.
Ade dropped In nt the Lambs club,
where it lot of actors past war age
were sitting around talking about the
trenches. Bvsrybody was anxious to
fight, but all said they were too old
One of the Company said he regretted
greatly Mint he was not eligible, but
he hoped Mint he might do his hit In
some wuy on this side. He said: "I
would even be willing to go to France
on the next transport If I could get
the kind of war Job I have In mind."
"What's that?" asked another actor.
"Well," replied the would he warrior,
"I should like to go to the front as the
chauffeur for a general with a yellow
Friends In Need.
Gov. Thomas 10. Campbell, In an
argument In favor of an excess profit
tax, suld In Phoenix :
"These fellows are great friends
Of the government, but when It comes
to being taxed, why, then then
they're like Murphy.
"Cheer up, iiiiiii!' said Murphy to
Dooley. Tag look as if yea didn't
have a friend In Ihe whole wurrld'
" 'Ol haven't, nayther,' Doolsy
" 'G'wan !' cried Murphy heartily.
'If It ain't money res want to borry,
Oin as good u frlnil as ever yer. had.' "
F.xpcrlments made at Ihe North
western Military and Naval academy
apparently show that our best pneu
matic automobile i Ires are fairly lui
iiiiiii.' from Injury from rifle bullets,
ami It would he Interesting to know
how much trouble has been experl
ei I from this cause on the F.uro
peon front, says Ihe Sclenlltlc Amcrl
cull. It Is probable, however, that Mil
ls Hie least of the causes of trouble
and that punctures resulting from
running over rough ground, and the
debris of battle wrecked villages arc
far more serious.
Sixty Miles an Hour Climbing Speed.
A modern airplane weighing as mmii
lis a small touring car without BUJ
passengers can climb lit the rule of (III
miles mi hour. The nvlalor would sny
thai Ills machine's rale of ascension l
1.300 feci ii minute, such mi alrplam
would have an engine of a brake horse
power of ISO. The alrplnin' ellinblir.
hi 00 miles an hour ascends n gradient
of I In H'i tO I In ! Popular Selenci
jSCOT BEATS LAW BY A NOSE
Thirsty Sanely, In Wild Race Aoalnat
Time, Arrive on Quarter Minute
end Get Hla Drink.
Writing In Rveryhody's, Maude llwl
ford Warren enumerates some amusing
Incidents slowing the effect of lim
ited war prohibition In Kngland. One
evening the author witnessed the fol
lowing race against time that waa
staged near Victoria station, London,
at an hour when traffic I thlckeat:
"Presently a ahoutlng and curalng
nroBo nt the center of the Interaertlng
atreel. People turned, peering and
gaping. Streaking Straight through
the traffic, regardle of thundering
trucks and sliding calm and obstruct
ing pedestrians, came a Scotchman.
His eyes were classy and staring; hi
Kilts were Hying; his kt s were Iwln-
kllng, On bo came, straight for the
public house. If lie could get a hand
on a glass of his national vodka by
!:'.1IV6. he was saved. Would he make
it? a group of ribald Americans
cheered him on, yelling al him in race
track fashion. Ills fellow Scotchmen
silently mitdc way for him, and some
of them even pushed people onl of his
path. Hut they did not cheer; It was
a matter (00 deep for sounds. On
came Sandy; panting, glaring, he
leaped through the door, and a sym
pathizer from over the seas who fol
lowed him reported that tl :'J1t4 he had
a strong Highland paw curled around
three flngtrs of Scotch. The early
dosing law. thanks to good sprinting,
had heen respected -hut neverMieles.
the trench hud heen taken and the day
MAY KEEP ENGAGEMENT RING
Jaraey City Judge Rulea in Favor of
Girl Whoae Intended Sought
Return of Sparkler.
There can be no Indian giver on
the Jersey side of the Hudson, so
ruled a Judge in Jersey City, writes a
New York correspondent. A a rsult
of the decision a young swain Is out
a I1BO diamond rtna. which he warned
a blue-eyed, petite blonde to return to I
The two w ere engaged, and, according
to custom, he placed the iflnrkler in
question on her left hund. They Mien
quarreled because she. according to
his testimony, pn ferred the tango, lass
and foxtrot to anting on a ofa and dis
cussing their future. Therefore lie
li ii it ti ngngemeni ami demand
id Ids present buck.
The Judge was called upon to decide
whether nn engagement ring was a
gift outfight or merely a gift contin
gent upon the fiilllllment of u promise
to wed. i lie court Mien arranged
mile "Solomon Judgment" si.it that
worked to perfection, so far as ths
Jndgsvand the young woman wars con
cerned. The Kaiser Is quoted as saying
that all he wants is Justice, and the
Allied world Is of one mind In Ihe
determination to see that he gets It
and In full measure. The proba
bilities are. however, that his kalser
shlp won't recognize the article when
be sees II coming.
(ieiierul Pershing has sent the
American people a message that con
tains a volume In a sentence of three
clauses He suys, "(iemany can he
beaten, Germany must be beaten,
and Germany will be beaten." To
every wonl of which every red blood
ad Amerlian will shout "Amen!"
I EATS TO YOUR ORDER I
We are ready at all times to serve meals to your
order, from the full course dinner to the most "conser
vative" of lunches.
Can supply you with "wheatless" or "meatless"
meals at your pleasure and either will be appetising
CRANE STATE BANK
Wish to thank the publih for the
patronage they have given im
since opening for bueinres, und
wishing all n proeperoui Dew year.
NEW ACmrXTS IXVITKD
We Pay Intereet on Time Deposits
J. R. WEAVER, Cashier
IWKM TRACTOR OPIOKATION
TAUGHT AT SHOUT COVRM.
How to I'se Cine mill Kcpiilr the
Hlg (Hunt of the Mold Will
be Shown In HhktvIsciI
The farm tractor, will be used next
season much moro than over before
In Oregon, and a course In the care,
use and repair of the big labor and
money saver will be given at the
State College Jan. 7 to Feb. 6.
The natural increase In the use of
machinery has been greatly hasten
ed by the war conditions of labor
shortage, demand for Increased pro
duction, and tieceiially for haste. Hut
the Initial coat of the traitor Is ao
great that their life should be pro
longed and they should be used most
economically to offet Interest and
Farmer who expect to buy trac
tor will have an opportunity to ee
IS standard machines of varlou
sizes ami makea actually at work
and pick tho one they want. They
can learn to operate and care for
It under expert direction.
lllucksmllhlng and woodwork nec
essary to upkeep will he taught In
connection, and many farmers are
planning to send their most trusted
helper to take this work, saying
that It I the only practical method
of training their men for the parti
The other course In farming and
home-making will run as usual, and
reduced railroad fares have been
r.VTTLK r'ATTK.N'INW ON RAJTOI
"At this time last yenr," said C. EL
I'elerson of the Circle liar ranch,
who Is spending the holidays with
his f ii in 1 1 v here, "we had cattle on
tli' feed lots for six weeks and theyj
were getting thin at that."
'This ear most of the cattle are
still on the ranges and they are get-1
ting fat OH the picking! they have.
it seams that ws eannol have more
than six weeks of winter when il
win he necessary to food and that
minus Unit there Is more than
enough bay to feed all tin- cuttle In
the country and huve a big surplus
for next year. That means, too.
Hint unless ihe hay ranchers of the
lower valley provide a mean for
Shipping their hay out of the coun
try there Is going lo be a big drop
In hay priCSS."- Ontario Argus.
With all the loss and ilumagi
growing out of wa. II I eiicourag
Ing to know that those congression
al salaries have suffered no curtail- !
ment at the bands of the Income tax
It Is ruacored that Kx-Czar Nicho
las of Rajajafaj has escaped from Sibe
ria and his whereabouts in unknown.
Kcreoaky also ha faded from view
l.eiilne ai.d Trolriky will probably
soon Join the dlsappi nrlng process
ton. Such Is the doatlny of dictators
Qf your past co-operation and friendship
we extend to you the heartiest greetings
of the aeaaou and wish you a year of
health, wealth and happiness.
I. S. GEER & CO.
For Sweets and Meats
And Everything for Eats
E. B. REED & SON
We carry good advertlaed
J. J. Doncgan, Pres.
Achia McGowan, Vice-Pres.
HARNEY COUNTY ABSTRACT COMPANY
Mr. Land Owner How is the title
to your land: Do you know? In
quire of us and find out
N. BROWN & SONS
Brown 's Satisfactory Store
Walk Over Shoes
Bon Ton Corsets
We carry unls mliurtrseri tin
I The Brunswick Phonograph
Come in and see them and hear
their beautiful violin like tone
They play any Disc Record made
The price is within the reach of all
On display and being demonstrated at the
House Painting Paper Hanging
k'stimates'furnished on application. Samples shown
uas I lie "Home Produces race"
G. N. Jam ps la. Secy.
J. E. Log gan, Tresis.
Ihe "Home I'iimIiiias Pusje"
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