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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1926
CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
000 as compared with the freight cal feed dealer or from Sw ift and done. It is doubtfill if real govern dead timbed, would pursue the
in 1924, while the difference Company in N orth Portland at about m ent reorganization will be accom .-ourse advocated by Mr. Davey— it
By Bliss Heine
plished by congressional action. The would be up to’ the president of the
M“dford has again secured the in rates between those of 1925 and $3.75 per 100 pounds.
Oregon National Guard encam pm ent 1921 saved the shippers seven hun Dairymen feeding a non-legume question is, will congress do it, if company to correct his organization.
for this year which means that again dred forty-three million dollars in hay such as chat or oat hay ned a public opinion demands it in a way Then why is it not good business to
' over 3,000 soldiers and officers will 1925.
grain ration for their cows, which that is vocal and persistent."
have the president of the United
camp and be entertained a t Med The raverage railroad revenue per contains
a protein supplement, finds
A private corporation which had 'Hates, the greatest corporation in
ford the early part of the summer.
The San Carclo Grand Opera com ton mile in 1921 was 1.274 cents; the Oregon Experim ent station. grown tbpheavy with overhead and the world, follow the same course?
pany of 100 artists will be heard in 1.176 cents in 1922; 1.116 cents in W ith the present m arket prices, the
M edford March 1st. This promises 1923 and 1924 and approxim ately purchaser pays $7.50 for one hun W . W A W . V . V . S W . W V A V . V V . W W W U V A W i V W A W
to be a rare treat for the people of 1.094
dred pounds of digestible crude pro
cents in 1925.
the Rogue River valley.
“ Toggery Bill’ Isaacs was elected There has been no general reduc tein in soybean meal, $8.80 for cot
Mail your shoes to me for prompt and serviceable
vice-president of the Oregon Cloth tion in passenger rates but the aver tonseed meal, $10.45 for linseed
iers last week at Portland.
passenger rate has declined ow oli meal, $'2.50 for coconut meal and
Several local radio cans succeeded age
ing to the making of special excur -’3.56 for mill run. A t these prices
last week in connection with a sta sion
With Be*t Quality Material
rates. The average per mile in the experim ent station recommends
tion in Milan, Italy.
I pay postage one way—cash must accompany order
Building perm its for January have 1921 was 3.088 cents; in 1922, 3.028 the purchase of either cottonseed
totaled nearly |60,000 which sets a cents; in 1923, 3.019 cents; in. 1924, meal or soybean meal as the source
Men’s half-soles ............. $1.50
Heels, extra ........................... 50c
new record January buildiqg in Med 2.978 cents; and in 1925 about 2.9 of protein.
Men’s Panco soles
Boys’, $1.00; L adirs’ .......... 75c
On W ednesday evening of last
week the third annual Firem en’s Ball While railroad rates declined, the seed corn for spring planting in Ore
j a m e s M c D o w e l l
was given in the beautiful O riental railroad tax ’ bill increased, heing gon should be made w-ithin the next
. . .
Gardens, the receipts of which are about $16,000,000 more in 1925 than month, advises the experim ent sta
placed in a reserve fund for the fire in 1924.
■ A S S V b S S W -W M W iW A ^
tion. The m ethod is to select 200 to
men. The features of the evening
500 kernels a t random from all parts
were the dancing of the Charleston
by the Misses Kathryn Fabric and
of the sack and germ inate these on
M adelyne Morgan and fancy clogg
blotters or cloth between a
dancing by Ed Eldred and G. Nei- Land plaster spread in March on moist
moyer. Both responded to hearty February sown clover in Oregon is pair of dinner plates. Some farm ers
encores and were greatly enjoyed usually beneficial in helping develop send the selected kernels to the seed
by the huge crowd present. Excel
testing lalm ratory a t the experim ent
lent music was furnished by A lfred’s a vigorous stand. The February clo station, Corvallis, for germ ination
Im perial O rchestra of seven pieces ver seed should be sown on fall grain tests. If ninety per cent, or better,
which generously responded to the before the spring grow th of the grain
of the seed grows, it is not necessary
many encores. The beautiful ferns
SULPHUR — LAND PLASTER — SULPHATE
decorating the stage where the en makes much of a start, advises the to test each ear separately. If less
OF AMMONIA — SUPER PHOSPHATE
tertainers perform ed were donated experim ent station.
than ninety per cent grows, it is ess
by the Rogue Valley Floral company. Farm census figures for 1924 show ential
that each ear be tested and the
(Mixed Fertilizers for All Special Crops)
This ball turned out to be the best that there were 1700 acres of alfalfa
MI1.KMAKE — ECONOMY EGG MASH — HOGEATS
dead seed discarded. For making
ever held by the local firem en and in
the W illam ette valley out of a this germ ination a t home, full direc
(All Pure— No Fillers Used— Best for Less)
it was one o’clock when the party
possible 100,000 acres. Multnomah tions may be obtained on inquiry to
finally broke up.
PEERLESS—That exceptional baby chick Mash—
Dr. Charles Reginald Ray, well is first with four hundred thirty five
known pioneer of M edford and the acres, Marion second with two hun the college.
chick Scratch—Purest for less—Every feed
Rogue River valley, very suddenly
passed away at Los Angeles on the dred thirty-five acres, and Linn third
night of January 26th while enroute with two hundred ten acres. E xper
home from New York city. His son iment station results indicate that In the city of Visalia, California,
(We do Grinding, Steam Rolling, Cleaning)
Frank, and Mrs. Frank Ray were Grimm is the best variety to sow. It
with him at the time. They had is used quite generally in western there is an asphaltic concrete type of
ASK US ABOUT YOUR FEEDING PROBLEMS
been east attending to the estate
pavem ent, laid in 1894, which has !
of his brother Colonel Frank II. Rav, Oregon.
for m ainlainence and is I
who died last April in Los Angeles. Oregon grow ers planning to sow now nothing
in excellent condition. Millions
Enroute home the doctor con vetch this spring should do so during
tracted a cold which developed into February, advises the experim ent of yards of this type have been laid
pneumonia as they neared Los
on the Pacific Coast and while it has
Angeles where he was rushed to a station. It has been found th at not been as extensively used in the
hospital in Hollywood where he died plantings made after March first are east, rem arkable results have been
. . . .
little value. Vetch gives the best obtained where it has been laid. In
Dr. Ray caine to Jackson county, of
Ore., in 1897 for the purpose of. results when sown in the fall, but Erie,Pennsylvania, a section which
engaging in mining. He was accom when wanted for hay a February had been down over thirty years, and
panied by his family and located at planting of eighty pounds of common which was in good condition, was re
Gold Hill where he opened and con
per acre gives good results. cently taken up on account of
ducted a mining and assay office for vetch
the handling entirely of his own min The rate of sowing Grimm alfalfa changes in underground service.
ing business and employed com petent in Oregon depends in part ond the Roads th at last are a necessity for
mining engineers in his research condition of the seed bed. If it is the taxpayers.
moist, fine and firm and free from
Approxim ately $365,000 w a s weeds it will not require so much
taken from the property commonly seed per acre as if conditions were W HERE CALIFORNIA SCORES
known as the old Gold Hill property
in the early mining days. This prop not so good. E xperim ents carried
erty is on the mountain overlooking on at the college station showed that C alifornia has this in favor of her
the present site of the Gold Ray- by sowing a t eight to tw enty pounds real estate, over Florida: It may
power plant. Dr. Ray expended in
shimmy around quite a bit but it does
telligently a large am ount of money an acre in 1925, with exceptionally not splash.
in the development of several quartz good conditions, a good stand was ob
properties in the Cold Hill section. tained. The thin sown plots made
He also developed the Braden Mine good stands, but they were more
in the Kane’s creek section.
He was greatly impressed with the weedy, and not so thick as the heav M artin L. Davey, member of con
Rogue River from a power stand ier sowings. Twelve to fifteen gress
from the 14th district, Ohio,
point and used electric power from pounds an acre gave the best results
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Gold Ray to run his mines on that in tests. A lfalfa seed is a little has introducer a bill In congress to
m ountain with. He acquired the cheaper now }han last year.
give the president blanket power for
rights at Gold Ray, and, with the
years to reorganize the business
assistance of his brother, Frank H. Farm ers who are feeding their two
Thousands of people will keep cool in the
of the governm ent— also
Ray, harnessed the power at Gold cow-s kale or turnips regularly, or
Ray, built the Gold Ray dam, built any other feed that is likely to fla statem ent giving the reasons for it.
next August with the help of today’s
its power plant, and began the con vor the milk, are advised by the O re “ For seven years,” Mr. Davey
in the mountains.
struction of its power lines through
the valley. Realizing the future gon experim ent station to feed after says, “ I have observed the D epart
Electricity will bring them fresh breezes
m ents and Bureaus of the govern
possibilities for power, he .pioneered milking instead of before.
in the power development of the
m ent a t W ashington a t close range,
of melted snow in the mountain streams.
had official business with
motor will pour coolness and comfort
The public responded very rapidly. paring for next sum m er’s crops, re having
A fter the installation of the Gold m em bering th at a legume hay such nearly all of them . I am simplyap-
Ray plant and the power lines had as clover or alfalfa is necessary to palled at the loafing, indifference,
been extended into Mqdford, Jack make dairying pay. Oats and bar and inefficiency. There are thou
And how much w ill this modern miracle cost?
sonville and Ashland, and these ley supply the necessary concen sands upon thousands of unnecessary
cities, with C entral Point, Gold Hill
work of giant power-houses—the use
and G rants Pass had been lighted, trates to be fed with such a hay, says employes and endless duplication of
of miles of copper wires—service
and m any mines had been supplied the experim ent station.
with power, he organized the Pros Cows th at are receiving a ration able waste of much more thaan a
day or night at the touch of a button — all
pect C onstruction company which
acquired the power rights of the of cheat or oat hay with grain are half-billion dollars a year.
this costs less than half a cent an hour as the
upper river a t Prospect.” It installed probably low in calcium and phos- “ The tendency is to increase,
price of current for your electric fan.
andd eveloped the Prospect power phorous, advise« the experim ent rath er than to diminish, the person
In the meantime, the electric lamp which
Certain people in Indianapolis
then became interested in the exten bonedd flour to such a ration will “ The thing proposed in my bill
makes it possible for you to read the evening
sion of the power and organized the supply these elem ents. This flour ought to be donq. In all probability
paper as comfortably as by daylight will burn
Rogue River Electric company to can either be obtained from the lo- it is the only way th a t it ever will be
take ovr these power holdings.
an hour longer for another half a penny.
Ij>ter. through the efforts of Dr.
Ray, this company was am algam ated
with the Siskiyou Light and Power
company, a California concern oper
ating out of Yreka and invading the
Ashland territory. Eventually the
is the cheapest service
California Oregon Power company
was organized and took over all
you can buy.
these holdings and- extended and de
veloped the power operations to their
present m agnitude, which is today
one of the largest power operations
of any power concern on the coast.
T H E C A L IFO R N IA O REG O N
Dr. Ray was a member of the local
Masonic orders including the Blue !
PO W ER CO M PAN Y
Lodge: Royal Arch C hapter No. 4 ]
at Jacksonville; Knights of Pythias:
Woodmen of the W orld: Medford
Lodge No. 1168, B. P. O. E.
LEVEL OF FREIGHT RATES ON
Row burg, Oregon
Owing to constant readjustm ents, |
some made voluntarily by the rail- j
G rand Pa»», Oregon
roads and some under orders of the j
Klamath Fall», Oregon
Interstate Commerce Commission the
general level of railway rates is slow
ly but steadily declining, according i
1 U JR P A A IN IM
to statistics received by the Southern
C en tral P oint
Pacific Company from the Railway
Age. Reductions in rates in 1925 !
saved the shipping public $90,066,
T o d a y s snowstorm
w ill keep you cool
Complys with both State and
Central Point State Bank