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About Eagle Valley news. (Richland, Or.) 191?-1919 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 17, 1914)
SitfAN ARMIES .
French Stronghold Is Ckffcred;
40,000 Prisoners Taken.
Allien Force Hack German Linen
25 Miles Assaults Disastrous
Losses Are Enormous.
London. G'ormnn reinforcements es
timated nt 00,000 mon aro advancing
into Franco In llirco coluinnii, accord
lug to an Ootond ditipntch to tho Hon
tor Telegram company.
It In nald that an ontlro Gorman
army corps Hoom to 1)0 marching to
tho nouth, pnnslng botwoon Oudon
ardo, Kaat Flnndorii and Grntnmont,
It lit probably Intended to roluforco tho
Gorman right wing.
Tito Fronch fortronu of Mnubougo,
on tho Snmbro Itlvor, near tho Belgian
frontier, ha failon, tho donnnnn tak
ing 40.000 prisoners, Including four
gonornlH, and solzlng 400 i(unn.
According to a dispatch from Bor
deaux, tho French war offlco issued
tho following statement:
"On tho loft wing nil tho Oormnn at
tempts to break tho French linen on
tho right bank of tho Ourcq river have
failed. Wo havo taken two standards.
"Tho Urllliih army haa crossed tho
Manio and tho enemy ban fnllon back
about 40 kilometers (25 miles).
"On tho center and right wing thoro
In no notable change."
Tho official Bummary of tho Bltun
Hon Untied from army headquarters at
l'Arlu in tho courno of tho afternoon
"First On tho left wing, although
tho OormniiH havo been reinforced, the
altuatlon roinnins HatlHfnctory. Tho
enemy Jb retreating before tho British
"Second At the center our advance
in Hlow but general. On tho right
wing there Imh been no action of tho
enemy against tho great circle of
Nancy. In the VoitgoH and in Alsace
tho situation remnlua unchanged."
WILSON URGES PEOPLE TO
PRAY FOR PEACE OCT. 4
Waahlngton, D. C Sunday, Octobor
4, wan proclaimed n day of prayer for
peaco In Europe by ProBldont WUhoii
In n proclamation, tho proHldont call
lag on all persons In tho United States
to participate Tho proclamation fol-
"By tho President of tho United
8tatc of America u proclamation.
"WheroaH, Great nations of tho
world hityo taken up arms against one
another and wnr now drawn mllllotiB
of men Into battlo whom tho couiiroI
of statesmen havo not been able to
nave from tho torrlblo Hacrlflco; and,
"WhercnH, In thl8, an in all thlngH,
it Ih our prlvllcgo and duty to neck
counsel and succor of Almighty God,
humbling ourselves boforo him, con
fessing our weakness nnd our lack
of any wlodom equal to Uicbo things;
nn,' . . ,111
"Whereas, It la tho cfipcclnl wish
and longing of tho pcoplo of tho Unit
ed States, In prayer and counsel and
all friendliness, to servo tho cause of
"Thcreforo, I, Woodrow Wilson,
President of tho United SlntcH of
Amnrlnn ftn (Inftlinmtn StllldaV. tllO
fourth day of Octobor, next, a day of
prayer and supplication nna uo ro
quost nil God-fearing persons to re
pair on that day to thoir places of
worship, thoro to unlto thoir potltlonB
to Almighty Ood, that, overruling tho
nnnnr.nl nt tnmi. finttlmr Htrillcllt tllO
things they cannot govern or alter,
taking pity on tlio nntions now in mo
throes of conflict, in his morcy nnd
goodness showing a wny whoro men
nun nnn nnnn. tin vnuchanfo his chil
dren henllng peaco again and rostoro
onco moro tnnt concord nmong mon
.i nniinnii wltlimit which thoro call
bo neither hnpplnoss nor truo friend
ship nor nny wnoiosomo iruit 01 urn
n.minht in Mm world: nraylnc also
to this end that ho forgive ub our sins,
our ignorance of his holy will, our will
fulness and many errors, and load ub
In.tlm nntha sif nhnrllnncn to t)lnCCB
of vision nnd to thoughts and counsels
that purgo nnd mnko wise.
Peasant Traps 28 Foes.
Pnriu Twontv-oleht PruBslnn prls
nnriM. tiin fimt in ho noon in Paris' in
tho prosont war, arrived at St. Lnzaro
station ThYirsday. Thoy had bocomo
Bopnrated from thoir regiment nnd loBt
Thnv nnUnd a nonnant near
Meaux if tho Gormans hnd tnkon PnrlB
nnd how to got thoro. Tlio poaBani
replied that ho thought Paris had fall-
nn nn1 wnulil nnnillict tllDIll to tllO
right road. "Whoa it was too lato tho
Prussians found no was loauing mom
into tho DritlBli lines.
r.pUoY Carriers for Suffrage.
Omaha. After a quiet campaign of
i -a 1 1 1 t1 1 i Tn llnllltl
threo nays mo unueu auuun
Association or roBiomcu oiumn im
od almost unanimously a resolution in
Tii Ihn con
iiumiiir, wuiiiiiii dumihi)vi r
.,..n. .n.n fmt Af( ilnlnirntflH
VUllllUH Ul IIIIJIU
thoro woro only half a dozon votoB
ngaiiist mo suiiraKo inuumiio.
i.. -II I.. Ilit Jnu llwi nuannlllllnfl
iviiriiur in ni" inn ,
passod a resolution asking tho post-
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IIIIIHllir-KUllurill l mu iiiiiiiih-
Mops to soouro control and operation
efi telegraph HystopiH of tho country,
Tho strong demand for Northwest
ern flour to bo shipped to tho eastern
soabonrd In tho featuro of tho grain
market. Figures as to tho quantity
sold In tho past few days nro not avail
able, but grain men estimate that bo
twoon 150,000 and 200,000 parroisnavo
been sold to go from Portland nlono.
It Is not known how muclt buslnciis of
tills character has ben put through on
tho Sound, but tho volumo Is believed
to bo largo.
A mo nic tho trades was a imlo of club
nt Walla Walla at a prlco oqual to
08 ft coins hero.
Enough hops havo boon picked to
ditto in a numbor of tho sections to
give noma Indication of tho slzo of tho
crop. In tho Hullston, Sherwood, Dal
las, Wodburn, St. Paul, Mt. Angel, 811
vortou, Monitor, Mnrquntn and Now-
borg districts tho returns show the
orop will bo from 20 to CO per cent
short of last year. Tho fugglo crop
In tho valley Is decidedly nny of last
Tho rain wan gonornl throughout
tho hop bolt nnd temporarily checked
harvesting. As thoro" Ih nn nbundnnco
of plckorn this yonr, growers havo no
fear of tho weather.
Hcd Itufiulnn .9C
Rod flfo .9D
No. 1 whito fccd.............. 28.00
Shorts . 20.00
Mlllfccd Spot prices: Bran, $20.50
por ton; shorts, $29.50; roiled barley,
Corn Whole, $38 per ion.
Hay Old timothy, Eastern Oregon,
tKi&lG; new-crop timothy, vnlloy,
$12.C0tI713; grain liny, $8J10; alfalfa,
iskkh Fresh Orogon rancn, caso
count, 28(Q30c; candled, 32S34c.
Poultry Hons. 14c: Springs, 14c;
turkoys, 22c; dressed, choice, 25c;
ducks, 1015c; gcctio, 10c.
Iluttor Creamery prints, oxtras,
3Co per pound; cubes, 31c; storage,
Pork Block, 12'4c per pound.
Veal Fancy, 1ZVlAc per pound.
OnloiiB Yellow, $181.25 por Back.
Greon Fmlts Apples, now, 5Oc0-
J1.2C box; aintaloupos, C0c$1.25 por
box: nlums. C0c$l: wntcrmelons,
80f90c per hundred; pcnrB, 50c0$l
por box; gnipcs, 7icpi.-;u per craio.
Potatoes Oregon, ?l.3B per sncK.
Cnttlo Prime steers. SG.7GfiJ7.10;
choice, ?C.50QC.7G; medium, $0.25
JG.GOj Cholco cows, 55.75ftpo.oo; medi
um, 5.25(35.75: Holfers IG.5O0O.2&;
Cnlvou, $0.00B)8.50; Buns, ?3.oo(y.7&;
Hogs Light, ?9.0O4p.2o; ncavy,
Snoop wemers, 5.oouD.z&; iswes,
$3.50Q4.50; Iambs, $5.00(S4.50.
Not yet has tho peach trndo reached
n level which will show belter profits
to tho grower or a scarcity, althougu
tho pnst two or threo days would glvo
tills Indication. Tho market nt 40c
for best Elbortas was firm, and pre
dictions for tho coming week includo
both higher nnd lower levels, but tho
fact romnlns Hint Wcnatchco hns not
becun to Bhin Us orango. lemon and
Itallnu cIIiikb and Simmons seedlings
or Muirs. and Cnshmoro haB Just start
ed its ISIbortas into market Tho enn
yon districts of eastern Washington
havo scarcely commenced to mnrket
their product. Much of this stock is
duo to show next week. Tho Simmons
seedlings havo nlwnys been rated at
a higher quality and prlco lovol than
tho K bortaB. Thoro la a largo amount
of excellent canning fruit in theso
coming shipments nnd nny rnpld re
covery from tho extremely low prices
In peaches Is doubtful nt mis time.
Whoat Blucstom, $1.10 por bu.;
fortyfold. 99c per bu.: club, 97c por
bu.; Flfo, 9Cc per bu; red Russian,
94c per bu: turkey rod, $1.03 por bu.
Onts $2Uy;JU por ion; onnoy, io
tfZ2fi nor ton: ryo. $2C por ton; middl
ings ?3530 por ton; shorts, $3940
Food Bran, $2U(iJ)a7 per ton; cnop,
$31 32 por ton; rolled barloy, $25
20 nor ton: alfalfa menl, $20 per ton;
alfalfa molasBcs, $22 per ton; whole
corn, $39 por ton; cracked corn, $40
por ton; straw, $9per ton.
liny Pugot Bound, $12013 per ton;
cnBtorn Washington, $lGfl10 por ton;
nlfnlfa, $13 por ton; whont bay, $13
14 per ton.
Tho followinE nrlcos nro offorod to
tho producer by tho local dealers for
delivery in round lots r. o. u. ueaiuo:
Eggs Select ranch, 3Cc doz.
Poultry Llvo bona, 11 16c per lb;
old rooBtors. 10c por lb; 1914 brollora,
1415c por lb; ducklings, 1012c por
lb; goose, 10c por id; guinea iowi,
nroBsed Beef Primo boof steers,
1212o por lb; cowb, ll12o por
lb: hoirers, 12o por lb.
DresBod veal lBWo por lb.
Dressed hogs Wholo, packing
houso, 14c por lb.
Dressed spring lamb 1213o por
Dressed mutton 9-4llo per lb.
AppleB Now cooking, B05o per
box; now oatlng, $1.251.5Q per box;
Qravonstolns, $11.C0 por box.
BlnckborrioB 7fio por crnto.
Cantaloupes PoiiIob, DOo por crato;
standards, 7Co$l por crato.
Orabapplos C0o$1.2G por box.
Iluokloborrlos 07o per lb,
Pears nartlott, $11.G0 per box.
PeuchoB 40o por crato.
Are Held Valid by Courts
Salem. Tho Huproino court, in rin
opinion written by Chief Justlco Mc-
Bride, pronounced valid the Hood lltv-
or county $75,000 bond Issiio for the
construction of its Jink of tho Colum
bia Itlvor highway, Tho bonds havo
been so d to S, Benson, of Portland,
and according to State Highway Com-
m sh oner Bowlby, tho decision by tho
supremo court will enable construc
tion work of tho highway to commence
Tho suit tenting tho bond ixnuo was
begun by W, L. Clark, and ho asked
tho court to enjoin tho county court
from insuing nnd delivering tlio bonds
to BoiiBon on tho ground that tho peti
tion for tlio election wan Invalid.
Salem. When tho Oregon Stato
Fair ononfl Monday, Soptembcr 28, a
now pavilion will bo ready to receive
visitors. Tho structure Is ncarlng
completion nnd tho painters aro busy
on tho outer wnlls. Tho legislative
assembly of 1913 mado an appropria
tion for a brick building to bo used ror
housing agricultural and horticultural
products of tho stato of Oregon, and
work Would havo commenced Inst
year, but brick could not bo obtained.
Tho contract was lot last March to
LeDoux & LeDoux of Portland, thoy
being tho lowest bidders among tho
20 or more. They began work April
1G of tho present year, and with tho
exception of two weeks' delay owing
to tho states inability to Btipply the
brick, havo been busy every day.
Tho main structure is 122x243 feet
outsido dimensions, nnd tho auditor
ium annex is 60x112 feet. There is a
heavy concrcto foundation, four feet
high, above which aro 900,000 brick,
tho number In tho combined building.
Tho brick was mado by tho state and
sold to tho contractors at $8.50 a thou
Hop Yields Surpass All
Expectations of Growers
Nowborg. X visit to the hop yards
on the opposite sldo of tho Willamette
from NowborR discloses tho fact that
tho crop will bo much better than was
predicted a fow weeks ago. Dr. V. B.
Mallory. who has 80 acres which havo
begun to bear recently, says that a
portion of theso will produce a ton
this year, which Is far beyond tho
yield of tho first crop.
C. F. Yeager, who has 14 acres and
oraploya C5 pickers, begun work Au
gUBt 2G. He says ho has tho biggest
crop on one-year vines in that part of
tho stato and that thoy will produce
a ton and a half to tho acre.
John P. Rnnzau and wife, who have
about 70 acres of hops, hnvo Just com
menced picking. They often employ
400 pickers. Last year a portion of
their land produced threo tons to me
Throe hundred nnd twonty-fivo pick
ers went to work on tho farm of A. J.
Bay & Sons. It Is expected that tho
picking will lost threo weeks. Tne
crop 1b heavy and covers 130 acres.
A. J. Bay & Sons havo added to their
drying capacity It takes 100 pounds
of green hops to mnko 25 pounds of
At all tho places visited an immense
nmount of work hnd been exponded in
preparation for a crop. Heavy posts
were sot and well braced and from
theso heavy galvanized wire waa
strung on which to train tho vines.
Tho ground was as freo of weeds as a
well kept garden. The expense oi cul
tivating, picking nnd putting into tho
bins ready for drying is esumnieu ni
C cents a pound. Tho hop yards abovo
reforrcd to may bo taken as fair sam
ples of thoso In that vicinity.
Water Right Owner Will
Not Mar Latourelle Falls
fri.ni tin lmn nn Intnntton of exorcis
ing hlB water-right on Lntourell Falls
in such a mannor na to impair meir
nnturnl beauty, and that ho Is more
intnrnatrwi In nriRnrvlnfr tho falls and
exhibiting them to tho public that Guy
Talbot, who deeded them to tho state,
was nBBorted Saturday in a loiter wnt
WoBt bv Georco Joseph.
victor in a recent suit with Mr. Talbot
concerning tho water riguta on mo
falls. Mr. JoBOph lurtner oners 10
nnr nnvnmnr Vfql's oxnonses on a
round trip from Salem to Lntourell, if
tho oxccutlvo careB to investigate mu
High SugarCauses Theft.
Eugene. Wnr prices on sugar nro
UQllOVOU IU uu m wnuou wi . o"
In tho Lang wholesnlo grocery ware
hoiiBo in this city. A snck of sugar
was tho only nrticlo missed, with tho
m 11 ill.. Auntfk1f
OXCOptlOlV Ot a smiui iiuuuuiy ui ciui;n.-
ors nhd cheese. Tho offlco, with tho
touched. Tho entrance wob mado
through n winuow.
School Decision Made.
Snlom. According to nn opinion of
i.'irai a RRlfltnut Attornoy-Gonornl
Crawford a bcIioo! director cannot ro-
sign mid vncato his otneo until ui
BiicooHHor Ib nppolntod or olected. Tho
tnnt tiini n rnHlunntlon has boon ac
cepted by tho proper authority does
not nltor tho caso, no uociaren.
WKm I 'ill ' r.&F . ,JIUVIt'T7i nwm
Bonds mmM muKiwwjty
"It is urged that tho petition II de
fective in not suiting with sufficient
dofinitencsH tho beginning and termin
us of tho proposed road," said Chief
Justlco McBride in his opinion. "Chap
ter 339, laws of 1913, provide for a
state highway commission and re
quires such commission to appoint a
stato highway engineer, and further
provides that tho books and records
of bin offlco shall bo public records.
His survey nnd plan of tho proposed
road was, thcreforo, a public record."
In another opinion written by Chief
Justlco McBride tho court held bonds
of tho value of $25,000 issued by tho
city of Kugono to assist in tho build
ing of nn armory in tho town valid.
sand. Thoro la an arcado 20x130 feet
in which is a drinking fountain, and
thero nro nine double entrances and
110 windows, while In the roor there
aro 14 Bkyllghts 12x20 feet
Thero were 1,724 barrels of cement,
or C.89C sacks, used in tho building
and 1,000 pounds of putty were used
In tho skylights.
Tho second floor has 1C.C56 square
feet of space, while the first hna 24,
C4G square feet One-half mile of steel
rods were used and 5,000 10-inch bolts.
One mile of holes was bored for the
bolts. Tho flooring is nil of two-Inch
Oregon fir. Frank Lannlng subcon
tracted tho brick work and plastering
and employed an average of 20 men.
T, J. Wilson subcontracted tho paint
ing and W. J. Morton of Portland sub
contracted the roofing. Stato Archi
tect Knighton drew the plans for the
The combined building pavilion
and auditorium will cost about $61,-
500, when finished. It will be the
homo of the permanent county exhib
its. Pendleton Wheat Land
Values Are Increasing
Pendleton. Reaching the top notch
prlco of wheat land in these parts, the
John Kcllaugh ranch of 400 acres, on
Mission Ridge, was sold Thursday to
John J. McPhail for $50,000, or $125
an acre. It is predicted this land will
bo worth $150 an acre within five
Another sale of equal magnitude was
closed tho same day when McPhail,
the purchaser of the first ranch, sold
out hlB own ranch of 1440 acres on the
Umatilla Indian reservation for $50,-
000. Tho purchasers were Frank Curl
and Frank Rogers. Both are promln
cnt wealthy ranchers of this county.
Old farmers and wheat raisers say
that this, too, Is an exceptionally good
purchase as the land Is well under de
velopment and will Increase greatly
Tho last highest purchase of wheat
land brought $115 an acre. Within
tho past three weeks thero is a mark
ed Interest in wheat ranches, with of
fers from strangers. It is believed the
war has something to Jo with this.
Free Public Market Is
Great Help to Growers
Portland. That business is being
dono on a largo scale at the Yarahill
streot public market is shown by an
announcement by J. H. Stephenson,
an orchardiBt of Cornelius, Or., that
ho has sold 22,000 crates of peaches
in the last six weeks. His sales one
day amounted to 2000 crates. He says
he has received an averago ot 10 cents
a crato moro for his fruit this year at
tho public market than ho received
tormorly from commission houses.
It Is reported that in the last few
weeks there has been more thnn 100.-
000 crates of peaches sold at the mar
Arrangements have been made
for tho inauguration of a delivery sys
tem. Ono wagon will be used nt first
Tho Borvlco will be Increased as busi
1383 Cars of Fruit Sent
Out by Pacific Association
Albany. From opening ot the straw
berry season to September 5, 1383 car
loads of fruit nnd produco have been
shipped from this state by the North
Pacific Fruitgrowers' Distributing ns
soclntlon, declares O. H. Cash, Inspect
or of the Oregon branch of that organ
isation. Mr. Cnah hns been visiting several
soctions of this county in search of
ready applo crops for the eastern mar
kets, A carload of applc3 will bo ship
ped soon from this vicinity.
Mr. Cash says this year's applo crop
will averago well but that prices will
bo lower, owing to tho war in Europe.
Tho Willamette valley lias shipped
more than 33 carloads of produco this
Union Dairymen Organize.
Union. A permanent dairymen's
organization, known as the Cathorlne
Creek Dairymen's association, was
formed horo Saturday, with headqunr
tors nt Union. W. A. Maxwell was
oloctod president, W. S. Paddock vie
prosldent and W. 8. Miller secretary
and troasuror. This la tho. first or
gnnlzntlon of tho kind in tho county
nv.hiwb worn adonted and all liecoe-
vary, arrangements made for future
THEY CLEAN UP UNDERBRUSH
AND DESTROY WEEDS. I
Anlmalt Are Naturally Browsers anjl
Relish Noxious Plants in Prefer-
onco to Luxuriant Pasturaga ijL
Meat Is Nicety Flavored.
(By GEORGE II. DACY, Copyright, M14.)V
Angora goats aro profitable waga
earners. They clean up underbrush,
destroy weoda, yield profltablo meat
and mohair and Improve soil fertility
on a minimum of feed and care. They
aro also naturally browsers and rcllsb
underbrush and weeds in preference
to luxuriant pasturage. Without feed
other than what they rustle, grade
Angoras will produco from threo to six
pounds of mohair per animal each
year, which sells on the market at
from 35 to CO cents per pound. Well
cared for puro breds often yield at
high as ten or twelve pounds of mo
hair to a shearing, while fleeces of spe
cial luster and over fifteen or eighteen
inches in length sometimes bring ai
high as $5 or $6 per pound.
Tho meat of tho Angora is tender,
well marbled and nicely flavored, and
many consumers cat goat meat and
imagine that they aro consuming lamb
or mutton. On the grado fat Angorai
sell for from four to six and a ball
centa a pound. The manure of the
goat rivals that of sheep as a tonic
for ailing soils.
Angoras are first aids to farmert
who desire to inexpensively subdue
wild land. Twenty-flve or thirty goate
pastured on 100 acres of bush land will
effect wonders in a couplo of years to
ward reclaiming the idle land. It it
beet to rotate the goats from one small
fleld to another so that tho anlmalt
arc constantly gaining In live weight
and st the same time killing out the
undesirable growth. Angoras will
stand on their hind legs and browse all
the leaves and twigs within theii
reach. They uniformly graze over a
fleld so that when they are through
with tho tisk of cleaning the land .
the fleld is In shape for plowing.
Grade Angoras range in price ac
cording to age, weight and condltloa
Farmers can usually buy good cross
bred flocks at from $2.50 to $5 per an
imal. Pure bred bucks cost from $1C
to $50 apiece, while full blooded does
sell for from $8 to $20 per animal
Tho utility of the Angora hinget
around his ability to perform valuable
work at cut price costs. Goats abhoi
wet or swamp land as well as lnclem-
Angora Buck and Doe.
ent weather. The animals are reli
able barometers inasmuch as they in
variably scent the approaching storm
and head for shelter. f
Millions ot acres of brush land that
today are loafing could be brought into
profitable use If the landowners would
but keep flocks of goats as land clean
ers. Tho -winter care of goats is slm
iliar to that of sheep. An open shed
facing the south, provided with plenty
of bedding and perfectly dry, will pro
vide ample protection, while oatsroots
and hay will supply sustenance.
, Spray apparatus and materials are
now absolutely necessary to success
ful fruit growing.
Pruning Grape Vines.
Go over tho grape vines and remove
the weakest main canes and laterals,
reserving only the strongest for next
year's fruiting. Pinch off the ends of
tho laterals bearing fruit
Best Market for Strawberries.
Home markets for strawberries
usually prove moro satisfactory than
those at a distance, although a fancy
brand ot berries will often bring more
in a largo market than in a small one.
Rations for Poultry.
Too few of our farmers produce the
rations consumed by their poultry, or
tho sort ot feed they produce Is dot
adapted to best results with their'
flocks, which la practically thesame
Charcoal, one ot the prime eesen
tiala to successful poullrylng, often la
missing on Uie farm, and it bought,
UBually comes high. Buglng qld
chunks, cob, etc., and smottterln's
down the flames with damp cobs or
rotten chunk of wood, wlllfoduee
ese's owm charcoal ahuiidKBUy-M
ckwply fw poultry.