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About Intermountain tribune and Linn County agriculturalist. (Sweet Home, Linn County, Or.) 1913-1914 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 23, 1913)
LINN COUNTY AGRICULTURALIST
SWEET HOME, LINN COUNTY, OREGON, OCTOBER 23, 1913
For Better Streets
A Visit to the Mountains
LEBANON HEN IS
The Tribune is informed by
(Composition by an 8th grade pupil)
Comm. Russell that about
MINERAL RESOURCES County
A WORLD BEATER A girl and I once decided to take
Vovember 1 a rock crusher will be
a trip to the mountains. We thought
we would start June 30th, so we
A Number of Very Promising Gold Bear
Silver Wyandotte Owned by J R. Beard would be there July fourth.
The Portland Swine Market Can Always
We decided to go on Monday^ so
Lays 284 Eggs in 11 Months
ing Claims Are Soon to Be
Be Depended Upon, Mutton
we had to bake our cake’s and eat
along on Saturday.
We hired a wagon to take us.
When we got up Monday morning
For many years, placer mining
In the heart of this enterprising
Portland Union Stock Yards, Oct.
was raining very hard, so we
18.—Receipts for the week have
has been carried on in a small way
city is a poultry industry conducted
couldn’t go untill Tuesday. On our
up the Quartzville fork of the South
been: Cattle, 1931; calves 412; hogs
on scarcely one acre of land by J.R.
way we had a fine time. We had to
3151; sheep 3921; horses 42.
Santiam river on its numerous bars
Beard which merits the envy of men
camp out one night. The young
but, so far, no one with sufficient
Optimism has ruled the cattle
engaged in like business of greater
lady who went along with us was a
capital has taken hold of the district
market this week and prices are five
very jolly lady and before we were
to demonstrate its real mining quali
to ten cents higher than they were
Mr. Beard’s specialty is the Silver
at our journey’s end we were very
ties though, it is believed that gold,
Wyndotte, although he is producing
six days ago. Prime steers and
intimate friend’s. She had often
silver, platinum and copper exist in
a large number of other breeds of
cows were in demand and sold
gone on such trips and knew how to
this locality in paying quantities.
quickly. Best load of steers aver
chickens and has something like 200
go at things pretty well.
aged $8 early in the week. Other
Quarts claims are being held by
in all. The attention of an Express
We set up camp for the night.
parties in this city, which give every
top sales were $7.75 to $7:90 in
representative was called, to a rècord
We girls put up the tent and start
evidence in the outcroppings of be
small quantities. Butcher stuff had
established by one of his Wyandottes
ed to get supper, when Mrs. Laird
ing rich and at the present time,
Last Saturday the very unusual which seems to have beaten the came in and began to help us get a good outlet and buyers filled
placer bars are being worked in a occurance of four generations of. world’s best. This bird was hatch
orders-with some choice cows, bulls
supper. After we had supper, we
small way, which yield good values one family, were gathering apples ed April 1,1912 and commenced lay
and stags. Bulk cow top was $6.50
had a very pleasant talk, then re
in gold, silver and platinum.
and $6.75 with one load at $6.90.
in a Sweet Home orchard. The1 ing at age of six months. In Oct. tired to bed.
At no distant day, somebody with representatives were Mrs. Cornelieus it produced 23 eggs; November 27;
Steer range closed $7.50 at $7.75
Next morning we got breakfast, and bulls $5 and $5.50. A slight
sufficient capital, will give this Stone, her son Warren Stone, his' December 28; January 1913, >28;
section a thorough prospecting and, daughter" Mrs. Mary Putnam andi February 23; March 28; April 27; washed the dishes, packed things flurry on Thursday eased prices off
it is believed, a profitable mining her son Cornelius.
May 28; June 25; July 17; August and started on our way. We had about a nickle but the stock offered
gotten about fiften miles when we was not extra choice.
district will be developed. Several
We have seen many pictures of 19; Sept. 11, ceasing to lay during
experienced miners are now in the four and, in very rare instances, the latter part of last month. This met a panther. It stopped and we
Portland’s swine market can al
district and a rich find may be ex that of five generations; but this is makes a total of 284 eggs in eleven stopped. Mrs. Laird said “give me ways be depended upon for sur
the gun” I will kill him. Just ther prises. It sprang a new one this
pected at any time.
the first instance on record, so far months.
he ran and so we started on. About week by advancing a full dime to
as we know, that four generations'
three o’clock we arrived at Cascadia. $8.75 and this advance was made
have engaged in what may be re to have attracted considerable atten
We set up our camp, got
notwithstanding a total receipt as
garded as practical work.
She produced 283 eggs nine days and next morning we fixed things large as that of last week. Outlet
The Tribune has three subscribers
before the year-expired, and beat as handy as we could. Mrs. Laird has greater capabilities than the
Won Valuable Premium
—brothers, whose aggregate height
had to return to Albany in a few trade anticipated and the run was
the world’s record by one egg.
is nearly 19 feet. We are willing to
days; but we pursuaded her to stay disposed of at sellers’ prices. Swine
Last week we made mention of
wager .our itterest in the Panama
a week with us. It was lonesome weights were better also, and quali-
canal that no other newspaper in the fact that Miss Vera McMaster
by a hen at the Missouri station, without her when she left.
ty averaged high. Bulk of light
Oregon can make a truthful show had been awarded first premium at
The Fourth of July we had a fine swine sold at $8.25 to $8.95. Heavy
the state fair for best handmade
ing to equal this statement.
Beard naturally takes considerable time, lot of people came up that we weights $7.25 to $7.80.
There are but three of the broth dress. She there competed with all
Mutton buying was limited to
in thè fact that his celebrated knew.
ers and all are paid in advance sub comers 12 years of age or under.
ewes, as yearlings and old weathers
Silver Wyandotte has produced more
eggs in eleven months than any oth look about and see what was around were not offering. A strong ewe
The South -Santiam country can Miss Vera in the Prineville fair
known hen in the world has pro Mrs. Laird and my friend each shot top at $3.90 was established and
boast of tall timber, big potatoes, where she came in competition with
duced in a single year. He attri a small bird. The next day I killed three full cars went over the scales
large vegetables, splendid fruit of girls much older than herself. She
butes the success of this bird to a rabbit. Mrs. Laird and my friend at that figure. The lamb market
all kinds, pretty, rosy cheeked girls was awarded second premium. She
careful housing and feeding.
said they would go hunting and I was quiet'Wednesday and then set
and the tallest family of boys, per
could get dinner. I said “be sure a new October record by going to
& Mier contest, where she came in
naps, in the country.
kill a bear.” They said “all $5.50 for an extra choice lot of
competition with girls of 12 years
or under. She easily won first in In the official catalogue which is right,” we will have one when we Washington stock, representing the
tale end of the 1913 lamb run from
this contest. The premium is a $25 mailed to him annually is shown a còme in; so they started on their
record of a Wyandotte hen owned way. They had not been gone long the Cascades. Bulk lamb top on
Two good dairy cows, one a Jer
The same dress is destined for in Ohio that produced a record of until I heard a loud yell. I went to average good grades is steady $5.00
sey, also two high grade Jersey further honors, as it was entered in 276 eggs in one year, and the pub look and the girls were running as to $5.25.
heifers. A. E. Weed, Holley, Ore. Miss Vera’s name at the Redmond lishers havfe given this record con fast as they could towards the tent.
Of course Governor Sulzer, of
fair, where it is sure of award. siderable prominence, but it falls Mrs. Laird was frightetied until she
The amount of awards to date is $4 short of. the record established in was almost sick. My friend told New York was found guilty in the
this city bv eight eggs.
me about it while I was getting impeachment trial by the Tamany
cash and the $25 suit. Miss Vera
dinner. She said “we went down legislature. Nobody who has kept
was 11 years old when the dress
\yas made. She is now 12 and is fo breed and care for about 500 the road a little way when we saw posted in the event, expected any
living with he grandparents, Mr. chickens next season, and at the a rabbit. Mrs. Laird was just ready other result. He refused to obey
Mrs. W. H. Davis, of this city rate he is starting, in the industry to shoot when we sa,w a big bear the Tamany king and his conviction
MYERS & ROSE, Props.
he is going to make ita crowning run out from behind a tree, and was ordered. Had not the governor
in order to attend school.
start towards us. It chased us to been guilty of moral turpitude., his
Needless to say grandpa is very
Clean and Airy Rooms and Beds.
the top of the hill when we ran as conviction would have been impos
proud of Vera’s accomplishment.
The tables are supplied
sible. Lieutenant Governor Glynn,
as we could to the tent.
It should stimulate others to strive
Moved to Foster -
with the best the
The next day Mrs. Laird said “I who will obey Tamany orders, suc
for success in useful needle work.
F. L; Gilbert, our retiring post must go home.” So she left and we
New Hello Girl
master, moved his family and house
Intermountain Tribune $1.25 a year
hold goods to Foster, the first of the wouldn’t leave the camp; we nearly
Miss Vera Coulter has succeeded week. The postoffice cabinet which starved for fresh meats.
“allright,” I said. So she started
the Gilberts as chief operative of has been doing duty in Sweet Home
In a few days we thought we out. It wasn’t long untill she came
the Sweet Home telephone switch for a number of years, was taken would go home, so we bought a in to the tent in a hurry. What’s
Special Orders—Special Prices board. The Coulters moved into along and, presumably, to be added horse and thought we would walk the matter I asked. Don’t ask me
the building made vacant by the re to the Fdster postoffice equipment. home, the next morning we bagan she said I will never go alone again,
moval of the Gilberts.
Feed and Livery Barn in
^Mr. Gilbert is principle of the to pack up. It didn’t take us long she saw a ghost. She said, I know I
Miss Coulter has had experience Foster schools, which caused the to pack so we started out early be saw one. It was coming right after
connection with Hotel
in the hello business and the Sweet removal.
fore the sun was to bright.
Prices are Reasonable.
me. I could hardly get to thé tent.
Home exchange will be served quite
In the evening we put up our tent We never found -out what it was.
as efficiently as under the former
Intermouutain Tribune $1.25 for the night. My friend said “I
The next day, about noon, we ar
am not afraid to go and hunt,” rived home.
available for use in preparing ma
terial for Sweet Home streets.
There is abundance of material close
at hand to place our streets in good
condition, if Sweet Home people
will supply the necessary labor. If
every citizen of Sweet Home will
contribute four or five days work
each, our streets can be placed in
fine condision. As a business in
vestment, it will Day.
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