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The 'tlestl lines' established bv the and red top all through this region
ranchers, usually on the watershed under little or no cultivation
of the vallev. although not always niakes it quite certain that the.-«*
rigidly maintained, have
done grasses will And an import ant
8ATUKDA Y JI I.Y IS IH03.
much to preserve ¿he original veg. place in the crops grown here in
elation, for it is not aseloavly eaten the future.
instruction of the Itange*.
Ort by cattle, a few of which are
— - — •
I possessed by every rancher, as bv i
Oregonian News Bureau. Wash the immense tloeks of sheep which
SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY.
ington, July 12.—“The or.e factor are driven into these mountains
California ha> CS.OOO acre« of prucw*
which has contributed more than from all directions.
The great irr««.
any other to the depletion of the stretches of desert range almoat sur
Oil furl 1« uar* « icluvibrly in the Ifl
range* it the development of hay rounding these mountains furnish melting furnace» uf the new Philndrl
production on irrigated land in the abundant Winter pastur-’ge for phia mint Th«* vmperalure in the»c
furnacra van In* raia«4 U> l.UUO tie
range region,” observes Mr. W. J sheep, but the Summer supply for grera.
of the growing lambs in the mountains is
It in «aid that the flint which forma
Agricultural Department, in trans- ( comparatively limited. The Blue the »ubatratum of London in nothing
but |>etrifled »pouge«
milting to Secretary Wilson the re- ' Mountains have been the battle Hon of the fossil aponge or flint aho\%a
port cf his assistant. Dr David ground of conflicting stock interests ita structure.
The »tick insect of Borneo, the larg
Griffiths on forage conditions and which have striven for the past St)
r»t inucct known, is soiutUniea 13 meh
problems in Eastern Oregon and vea-s for the major share of the ea long. It is wingless, but »omv >p<*
Washington and Northern Cali free grass.
The homesteader, bv vies of stick Insects ha*e l»«autitul
fornia and Nevada
“As long as protecting small tracts about him. colored winu» that fold like fan»
Several factories ha*e been built nt
stock was compelled to subsist the . has improved condit ons wonderful- , Germany for the manufacture <>t
year round on the range, the limit Iv in limited aieas.
out of pine needle»
But those “forest
ed supply of Winter feed rendered areas which are not subject to in is used for making underclothes and
for stufting mattreaaes and furniture.
it impossible to support enough dividual control have be. n so close
One of the most important indus
«■to. k to make serious inroads on ly pastured that there is no more tries attaching to the cheap power
sutntmr feed in some localities than on the now produced by Niagara i* the elcv
trical tearing apart of the molecule of
growth." he continues. "The for- I desert below.
common salt resulting in the forma
age plants of the ranges were thus
"The reduction of a
sedgy tion of caustic »oda and bleaching
permitted to make seed
But with mountain meadow to an almost powder.
\ portable street light of great il
the advent of hav for Winter fee l, bare surface, where nothing is tobe
luminating piwrr IB the device of the
the amount of stock that could be found but stunted plants cf knot Westminster county council for les
handled increased till in many weed and burnet. is a condition ( sening accidents from London fog*.
places the Summer growth of the much to be dep'oied. and is A cylindrical tank is inches in »bam
eter and t w o fret high is chat ged w ith
range was entirely consumed, leav certainly not conducive to the best 23 gallons of ¡»etrolcum, and com
ing uo chance for the production interests of the stock industry. In pressed air forces *a|M>r from the oil
into a »tandptpv pro»ide«l with a
O seed. Asa result, many thou sheep territory it can be stated that
burner. On igniting the torch flares
sands of acres of land that former there are few shrubs, aside from up
inches to two feet, with a power
ly fnrnis.ned abunuant pasture art the snow bush ami a few of the of 1,000 candles.
Leroy Beaulieu, a well known econ
now devoid of anv growth that phloxes ai d gilias, in these moun
omist of Taris, has declaretl that the
stock will eat, while plants of no tains which are not browsed ; and leisure class of man will bate to w«»rk
not the limber does not grow too thick f »r their living iu 1B32. Hr made thi*
interesting statement in a lecture <»n
for steep to graze in.
Even the the conversion of the French three and
stock, have spread rapidly over second growth of pine is browsed in one-half per rent, debt into three per
cent, bonds. He »aid that the rate > t
many places ”
The writer then interest is constantly decreasing, a tel
I r Griffith, who writes the re devotes some little space to a de predicted that in the next S3 years
port just issued, spent a large part
scription of the native range capital will ba glad to get tw»» per
cent., anti that 3») years hence such
of the past Sumin-r in traveling
plants found in the Blue Mountain flrst-class securities as government
through the range country of the
region. The numerous pistures in bonds and railway securities will bear
the vicinity cf the settlements, he one per rent, interest, “which.“ said
the lecturer, “will compel ail except
journey he made many stops to
adds, are used almost entirely for the vary large capitalists to work for a
study range conditions, and i«er-
.Vinter grazing, the stock feed u) - living, and the leisure < f the cla-s . f
*>naJly interviewed every stock
people now cadlad well off will ba abol
the open ranges during the Sun ish ad.**
man along his route, and in this
nier season. Where not pastured
way gained much valuable infor
too late in the Spring, these weie
mation. While on this trip Dr.
in good condition, but very often
Griffiths encountered a great diver
The .SatHrs of India thr Must lipsrt In
they have been over stocked.
sity of climate, elevation and soil
Oregon, as in other states, where
There Ls «ouirthing almoi“t «up r
conditions, and fouud many evils
the range has been overgrazed, the natural atvout the dexterity of the nn-
thrs of Indie. A bird is seen ¡»ervbed
that should be corrected; but in
native grasses have largely given on some ovt-rhangirg bough. Very
the main, he concludes, as have
wa v to plants of no forage value, veil. then. The nad ve. with his ent«
other ex(»erta before him. that the
particularly on ranges in the hu like tread, creeps underneath nnd tak--
up his (HXitiou. motMtnicFS. breatiih X",
public rang»-« of the etoca region of
a living statue croyrhingdown cmong
Oregon and Washington are being
Dr. Griffiths trim much impress the grsMs. In hh ha-ml< arc a bund I •
destroyed by overgrazing.
of reeds, one of which in tipp-d with
ed by the immen-e undertaking of
To this lie mida another
report is very full, occupying 51
the French Glenn Livestock Com nt the lower end, and another nnd an
pages, and being illustrated with
pany, which has started in to re other. Slowly the rods grow, mo slow I.
IB half-tones, snowing the condi-
that the unsuspecting victim do«*s no*
claim the great swamps slang Duti- notice that every nc < nd it is m’cping
ti ns of the various ranges.
der and Blitzen Riven, South of n wrvr and nearer.
various ranges are taken up and
Malheur Lake, this stream spreads Icngtlk is joined, until the bin! s»*es for
the first time a tall reed «(uivcring
discussed in detail.
out over the bottoms and covers an t’ightly in the breeze, '¡’her* is no»b-
“The condition of the feed in the
area eight to leu miles in width, ir g terrifying iu this. Th«* next in
1 1 e Mountains of Oregon," says
and 12 to 15 miles in length. This atant the reed flutters ngninst the gay
plumage of the victim and the wait
Dr. Griffiths. " was variable. This
region is now a huge tule swamp, ing Indian «¡»ring* to hi« fret with a
i* due entirely to the method of
where there there is much feed < ry of exultation. As i ride, howev» r.
ben iling the ranges. In the vicin
the bird is *oen rrlen*»<| again. Th<
around the edge»«, ami cattle even native carries his treasure into the
ity of the mountain settlements,
work their way out into the swamp town, and finds out one »»y whose re
where sheep are excluded, the con
for long distance» but it is during l:gion the li-.cs of bird* nr«* '•acred. If«*
ll.en demands th«* little < rratore’s ran-
dition of the grazing lands is much I
the Winter, wh»n the ice is able to soul with a threat that nnlc ..■* iiutnr«li-
better than in the open country. '
bear the cattle up, that the great r.tcly paid the bird shall b* killed. I’hc
est amount of benefit is derived bargain conclud'd, h let» thr fright
cud creature go. pockets th** moucy
At the present lime the .n<l vets to work to canture it uguin.
In the good
returns from the swamp are small
old days the
VALUABLE COLOR TEST
Besides this feature of small re
ed a death in
turns, the losses in the Spring are IIow the Coan« of Water In
illtrrii Mu« Determined.
by a stroke on
very heavy. Cattle are usually so
’.lie churah bell
A color t' *-t on n larg»* ml«* occurred
for every year of
weak at this time of the year that recently near (iwkr, Grrmuny. Tliv
the life that was
when the ice begins to give way. Volmed. the WaJ<l aid the Heder are
three brook*» which have their souree
expected, then, to live to old
they mire in large numbers and near <ipy-kr, nml wvordiHK to triuHtion
age, and speculation at the
have not the strength to wade out. their waters hud nubteri iwirmi eonnee
first tap of the liell took a
narrow range including onlv
The intention at present is first lion with the Altur, a mountain strvur.i
vhobc Led in wmc the icilt M distant.
those who had lived the al
to cut a channel for the river, and Millers located on tin* low« r Aline, sayr
lotted tune. There is no rea
son why people should not
then construct laterals as occasion tlx* Philadelphia Time«. <liini|w <1 refuse
have trie same expectancy of
for the purpose of drain in certain rddivsof the upper portion of
age to-day, except for the
the ntr< am. and the mill« in on the Vor
neglect and abuse of the one
ing the area
When this is ac medc, the VVeid and the llcdcr claimed
organ on which all the other
complished it will be necessary to that by «hung thi» the water supply or
organs depend—the stomach.
the ¡utter Ntrcain* was materially di>
Dr. Pi-rce's Golden Med
devise a method of irrigating this nfnixlxd. To determine the connee*
ical Discovery enables men
drained land properly.
The con tioa .ibout four pounds of potm siui i
and women to be strong and
healthy, by curing diseases of
struction is so planned that the fl non Minute wrts din:>|xd into one of
the st'-mach (and other or
This substance is fnarvei-
channel cut for the river will unite ously powerful, and n solution contain
gans of digestion and nutri
tion ), which
with a large irrigating ditch cover ing one j art in 10/KX),(XX) show« u <lir -
tiroper nourishment of the
ing a sagenrush flat. The water is tin< t. ttuorrNccnce in trunain tv <1 light.
Twenty-live hours later the Heder tool
side for two years
simply turned on this sagebrush on a Leautiful »lark gn*en color, show-
and nervoua de
an 1 had taken
Lind at present, and what may is it conclusively the connection In t ween
front n»y fam
the two «tn 3 din .
An i x|H iinieut at
fora lone time
allowed to develop.
wit.iout much benefit.-
another point showed with equal «dear
write- Mr- W It Pre
nrss that th're was a iiubtcrrmiran con*
ble- of ’.neknow a. C.
" Was induced by my
able alfalfa meadow and tie irrigat IK'd ion let wren the Wald and the
hu-leuv! to consult Dr.
Volnirde. though in this cane 41 hours
Fierce by letter
ed systematically from the drain
adviv-d me to take
elapsed between the <1« positing of tin*
‘Golden vtrdirai Dlsrov-
age wateis derived from
the dye «tuft in th«’ Almv and the appeal-
erv ind r'avortts Pre
scription,' which t did.
nine of the coloration in the other
and. to my xr-at sur
prise. after takinx six
When this swamp, which is to a
bottles I was cured -
The Medical Ad
large extent, a mass of peat, has
viser. ill pajier cov
ers, is sent free for
been placed under control, the best
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At r: hool one nl.vnyH Ntool the flnit.
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Th«other boy had nnurlit to «ay,
selected. There is little doubt that
Y» t he in worth a r il l.on < ocl.
Dr. R. V. Pierce,
. r.iurt b y r 1er ks foi I wo a dny
Buffalo. N. Y.
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TLc behavior of timothy
S tatu of O mio .C ity ot T«> i »
l.rat'A* Cot xiv,
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in the City of Toledo. Counts ami
Slate aforceaid. and that »aid firm
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Catarrh that cannot b«‘ < ur«>,l by
the m>eof IlnU’a Catarrh Cure,
Frank J. Cheney.
Sworn to before me ami »ulmcrib-
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