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C E N T R A L P O IN T H E R A L D , T H U R S D A Y , DE CE M B E R 20. 1906,
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IF Y O U R HORSE
H A S CORNS OR C O N TR A C TIO N O F
TH E FE E T, SEE
Â <Lxood Investment
H ose is a bovlue wutrou of rare at
tai aments. She Iris been growing old !
now ic r several years, but has uiaul
fested no intention of retiriug from
the activity o f u remarkable career.
The peculiar, perhaps unparalleled, j
record o f this cow is that for ten
years she has produced an average oi
884 pounds butter fat or 448 pounds
butter per year. This is 1.23 pounds
butter for each and every day of the
866—yes, o f the 3,050 days. Her lar
May be found in our Residence and Business Property in
Price, the Horseshoer.
TH E most rapidly growing town in the Rogue River Valley.
N O W IS TH E TIM E TO IN V E ST in lots and blocks before
the Fall rush of homeseekers have picked out the choice
Central Point is the most centrally located town
M IN IN G
RE G IO N
ROSE, AVE1SAOED 3S-1 POUNDS BUTTER FA '
gest record for one year xvas the euor
mous yield o f 580.0 pounds of butter
fat, 077.3 pounds, or more than oue-
third o f a ton, o f butter. This was
worth, at 22 ceuts per pound, $119.
In the same herd Is another cow
bearing the unearned title o f Queen,
and she has another record—a six
years’ record o f 152 pounds butter fat
or 3G7 pounds of butter per year
While tills Is almost a fourth bettei
than the average cow In the United
States, yet Rose produced tw o and a
half times as much butter fat as
Queen for that long period. And in an
exact comparison for one year Rose
made more than three times as much
butter fat as Queen from exactly the
same feed, both In kinds and amount
and with the same care.
Rose was purchased by the Illinois
experiment station when she was four
years old, and she is now past sixteen.
She was picked up among the cows of- \
fered for sale for $50. Her record here
given is for ten years in succession,
including the times when she was dry,
and she lias been doing practically ns
Her longest milking period In thin
time was one year and eleven months
completed when she was fourteen and
a half years old; her shortest, one year
and ten dnys, and the average one
year five and a third months. In this
time she produced seven calves, four
o f them being heifers.
At 25 cents per pound for butter fat
or 22, cents per pound for butter th
annual income from Rose Is $90 an :
that from Queen $38. The income from
Rose is $58 more than that from
Its climatic, commercial, social and educa
tional advantages are unsurpassed and at the present low
prices, every parcel o f our property is a R A R E B A R G A IN .
F o r the N e x t 3 0 D a y s
W e are offering choice business [lotsjat from l!$150jeach|and3upw ards;land3choice
residence property at $50 and upwards.
Now is jt h e lt im e jt o invest,£beforelan [ad
vance in prices is made.
Call on or address:
CENTRAL POINT TOWNSITE CO.
CENTRAL [POINT,' OREGON.
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Isfaction turned to pleasure!
mother, let us” —
U0W THEY GOT AHEAD j “ Mother!” she exclaimed, drawing
back. "W hat do you mean?”
OF THE OLD FOLKS
“ I mean that father couldn’ t have
chosen a more satisfactory stepmother
Miss Julia Wardwell had breakfasted
“ Stepmother! Why, I'm to be your
and was attending to her canary when stepdaughter."
the postman arrived and left a letter
“ What do you take me for?”
“ Mamma’ s new husband that Is to
‘ ‘Good gracious!” she exclaimed. be.”
“ Mamma ‘to be married.’ ‘Sorry she
“ Are you not Mrs. W ardwell?”
can’t come home quite as early as ex-
“ I am Miss Julia Wardwell. Do I
p e c t in !.’
‘ Mr. Arbuekle’. ‘Hopes I'll look old enough to be your step
uni lie rauglity about It.’ What in the mother?”
world am I to do? I can't get used to
"This is very astonishing. I sup
a strange man in the house. I'll” —
posed 1 was calling on father’s fian
A maid entered and handed her a cee.”
card on which was written, “ Henry
"And I supposed you were my moth
“ Well, I declare,” the girl went on
"Father wrote me that Mrs. Ward-
with her soliloquy, after telling the
well would arrive in the city yester
maid to say that she would be down day and, as I was passing through,
soon, “ this is ‘disaster following fast
asked me to call on her.”
¿nd following faster.’ I hardly learn
“ I have Just received a letter from
that I am to have a stepfather when I
mamma saying that she has been de
am called to face him. I wonder if
layed. I supposed she had chosen a
mamma has gone and made a silly of
young man. She has never liked old
herself by taking a young man. She
always disliked old ones. So I suppose
“ Well, well! Upon my word! And
she's got a boy. Heigho! I wish I had
you’re not to be my stepmother after
some one to marry myself.”
She prinked a little before the glass
“ I should say not! And you’ re not
and then went down into the drawing
to be my stepfather, and I’m to have
room. A handsome young man of twen
an old man In the honse! I'm disap
ty-five arose as she entered. He looked
rather embarrassed and stammered a
"A nd I’m to have an old woman for
few Incoherent sentences.
“ Beg pardon. Mrs. Arbuekle—I mean
"I shall not live with them.”
Miss—no, Mrs. Wardwell. for calling
so early. I have but a few hours in
‘‘I shall take apartments and live
the city, and” —
alone, with a maid and other serv
“ You are quite excusable, Mr. Ar-
buckle. I received a letter this morn
“ You can’t do that.”
“ Why not?”
“ So did I. Quite charmed, I assure
"Y ou ’re too young—and pretty/'
you, to find so young a person. I
“ Oh, dear! I'm disgusted."
“ So am I. I shall go Into bachelor
“ And I am quite surprised In you.”
“ I think I shall love you very much.
“ Why will parents make themselves
My mother died when I was but four happy by making their children miser
years old, and I have no remembrance
o f her.”
‘ ‘It's very selfish o f them."
Miss Wardwell looked surprised, j “They’ ve had their fling and should
“ His mother!”
defer to their offspring.”
“ I remember my rather.” she replied,
“ I'd like to get ahead o f the gov
“ and I’m quite surs no other man can ernor. It would serve him right.”
take his place, but” —
“ I’d marry a clown to get even with
"You will not object to the love o f a mamma.”
“ I wouldn’t mind helping you out.”
Miss Wardwell paused again. “ The [ Miss Wardwell turned away her
love o f a son! Is mamma to marry a head.
Her stepfather that was to
have been moved closer.
Meanwhile Misa Wardwell had tak
"D o you know when our parents art
en a seat on a sofa, and Mr. Arbuekle, to be married?” he asked.
w ho hud taken a chair, got up and sat
"On the 1st of July, mother says
dow n beside her.
Your father has business In England
“ You have no idea," he said, "how In that month, and they are to gall as
charmed I am in finding so agreeable soon as married
a young person. I'm sure we shall get
"Very well. W e’ ll heat them by tw i
on famously. You will find me dutiful, weeks.’’
“ Father’ s a fool.”
‘‘And I," she replied, “ am equally
“ 8o Is mother.”
pleased. Just before you called I made
"T bey’ ll quarrel.”
up my mind that I couldn't endure"—
Kisses here Interfered, and the dl».
“ Same here.
W e have both felt logne became unintelligible.
alike. How delightful to hare dlssat-
HARRIET B LEE
H A W
B lu c k m n itliim r
Repair work o f all kinds.
Wood Turning and Scroll Work.
Horseshoeing and Wagonwork
Cast Iron Brazing
CEN TRAL POINT, OR.
in the valley and is the hub of T H E R ICH E ST FR U IT,
D A IR Y IN G , FA R M IN G and
G en eral
All Kinds of Repair Work
Jeffrs & Peart
General Blacksmiths & Woodworkers
HORSESHOEING A SPECIALTY
W e treat you and your horses right
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G. S. MOORE-
Cigars, Tobaccos, Confectioneries and Soft Drinks
ICE CREAM PARLORS IN CONNECTION
Posti Olfice Bnidlug
Central Point, Oregon
P R O F E S S IO N A L
\V\I. W . I ’ . H O L T ,
M . I ).
P h y s ic ia n a n d S u r g e o n
L O D G E D IR E C T O R Y .
ONLY WHITE HELP EMPLOYED
QUERN, A V E R A G E D 152 P OU N D S BUTTElt PA1
n o . s i , a
Central Peint, Oregon
Queen. But this does not represent
the difference between these cows to
a man In the practical dairy business.
Meets second and fourth Mondays
o f each month at 7:30 p. m.
It the market price o f feed Is such
Visiting brothers cordially invited.
that It costs $35 per year to keep n
Hall com er Second and Pine Sts.
co w —and Queen's keep cost all of Unit
W . H. N orcross ,
W. W. S cott ,
—Queen would return an annual profit
o f $3 and Rose a profit o f $01, or as
much as twenty Queens. If the price
o f feed were $37 per year Queen’ s
EN TRAL POINT LODGE NO. 193 profit would be $1 and that o f Rose
$.V.), or as much as flfty-njne cow s like
I. 0 . O. F.
This means that Queen Is entirely
Meets every Saturday evening at
out of the list o f cows worth keeping:
7:30 p. m. in A. O. U. W. Hall,
com er Second and Pine Sts. Visit
there is absolutely no business in keep
ing brothers are specially invited to
ing her u single day.—W ilber I. Fraser.
meet with us when in town.
o. u. w .
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S. A . P a t t is o n ,
L e e W a t k in s ,
P r a c t i c a l M e th o d s tn P l a n t t a a
E a r ly S p r i n g F lo w e r » .
W e were taught that the little bulb,
the snowdrop, also the tulip, crocus
and hyacinth, would be benefited (If
ripe when taken up) were they kept
in a dry, cool place and planted again
In the fall, but I have thought that
some of them, the tulips In particular,
would bloom better the second year If
left in the ground—flowers nearly as
large and twice as many of them.
W e covered a large bed o f tulips
when ripe with some three inches 01
good loam and planted therein bed
ding plants for the rest o f the season
In cleaning up In the fall we took off
about one-half of the added loam be
fore mulching for winter. The next
spring we had the finest bed o f tulips
we ever grew.
In planting bulbs we follow the old
fashioned method o f having a little*
sand under each bulb. Most of the
bulbs and tuberous rooted plants that
we know dislike and will not do well
in a sticky soil. Make it porous and
rich, and there will be no doubt of the
The lilies, like the peony family,
should not be disturbed except to sep
arate them and to renew the soli
which has been exhausted after grow
ing them for u few years. This should
be done when the foliage is ripe and
begins to tnm yellow, keeping the bulb
out o f the ground ss short a time 03
A good mulching will l>c
beneficial to our native bulbs and nec
essary to protect L. longlflorurn and I.
lancirolinm album, w bbh are not rnKe
hardy enough for our winters.—ilharle-*
S pecial A ttention
P aid to T raveling M en
Special by the Week
D o w n in g
1 L e a l K
h I a t el
A g e n ts
(C e n t r a l .P o i n t
W e now have the exclusive sale o f some fine alfalfa
T h e S ilo Pny*.
The value o f a silo Is Imrilly knowu
1» some of our dairy districts. Many
farmers in the dairy business, when |
one speaks to them about a silo, will
say It is easy enough to talk silo on
paper, but It Is not profitable to Inilld
I will say that the economy in feed
lng a cow Is not In saving feed. The
more you ran get her to eat nml digest
the more she will make for her keeper.
I f you feed little you lose the value
of that, but If you feed generously she
makes you a profit.
The first thing is to procure feed and
a place to keep it. In having a silo
your feed Is cut and put In nt a time
when it Is In the best condition.—Kim
ball's Dairy Farmer.
grain and fruit lands,
timber lands and gold-bearing quartz ledges, ¡partly devel-
oped. Business and residence property at reasonable prices.
W e respectfully solicit the.¡homeseekers’ patronage. Our
motto is, “ Small Commission and Square D ealing.”
Sanderson & Sons
C o o l ! n$f I lie
M ilk .
Immediately after the milk is sep
arated the cream should be cooled
down to the temperature o f good cold
well water. This can be done by set
ting the cream can In a tub o f water
and stirring the cream until It Is of
the same temperature as the water.
The water must l»e changed occasion
ally to keep the cream at this tempera
ture until ready for shipping. It dries
no particular good to cool the cream
and then allow It to become warm
again before shipping.
T h e S e cre t
S a o e e »».
Tbo superiority o f butter made in
Denmark i» known the world over
where hotter I* »old. Many Inventlga-
tlona o f DaniHh method* have l>een
made and the conclusion 1» that eleanll-
ne** !» the secret of the micro*» o f the
Danish dairyman In making butter.
on work in all
parts o f the valley
"The reasons why you should ¡contract
| with us to build your house are—
'. Our work is executed with neatness
[ and dispatch and completed in a work-
S p e c if ic a t io n s F u r n is h e d
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