IONE PROCLAIMER WNI... .CRflGON EVENTS OF THE DAYS Newsy Items Gatberei fron AH r hrtsifttelsrll 4ss Important IK Not Un Ira astlnsj Happenlnga from Poisnto Outoieto tha State. KlngMnaao of Portugal la visiting Congressmen Maaa predicts a tariff war with Canada over the pulp aad paper duty. Dr. Cook, the Aretie explorer, la a nervosa wreak, 'and kaa goaa into re treat to recuperate. It ia estimated that goraramast reels- natioa haa added 110,000,000 Xo tfea wealth af eke West. Prlrate advices receded ia New York say that United States troop have landed in Nicaragua, . . Washington official! deny the allege tions of miamanagemeat la the Klam ath irrigation project. The Missouri Pacific railway la after coast Duntaess, having opened offices in Los Angeles, Baa Franeiaeo aad Port land. It is believed that United Statea ma rines have already been ordered to Nicaragua, although U la denied at Washington. The Chicago Great Weatern Bail way company la out of the handa of receivers, who took eharga it daring ' tae pan ia two yean ago. Directors of the Chicago A North western have atanraved the issue of 30,000,000 worth of new stock for the parpoes of building extensions to the facina coast. Prof. Bee, United States aavy aetron omer, in charge of the observatory at Mare Island, eaya the alleged orators on the noon are simply spots where it has bees struck by flying Mteilites, having every appearance of annar plate track by heavy shot. New York customs officials have baas arrested for under-weighing figs. A baboon attacked aad nearly killed his keeper la a animal show ia Port land. federal Inquiry Into the burning of -a a a.n.. diasnvar tha cause. The Philadelphia National League baseball elnb haa beam sold to a ayndi ate for 6660,000. ' ' T A New Yorker wrote 1608 words la 16 minutes oa a typewriter froca copy he had nsrer seen before. Chile will accept the arbltraUoa of King Kdward ia the Aleop claim dispute with the United Statea. Guards on the Sellwood ferry reacaed two persons from a wrecked houseboat drifting down the Willamette. Dr. Cook la suffering from nervous Jrostratioa, sfiter preparing hla records nr inspection of Copenhagen univer sity. Steamer Arge was blow on the sands at tbe entrance to Tillamook bay, aad three persona were loot and several eth ers Injured. The government la ana bis to gat any word from Its minister at Managua, Nicaragua, and It ia believed Preaideat aelaye ia intercepting diss tehee. - Floret storms are sweeping the Great Ukea. Seaator Borah will ash eongresa ia laveatigsto Bellinger Piaehot feud. Fire broke oat anew la the St. Paul miaa, and rescue work ia suspsaded. The government (a preparing to aend serines ta Nicaragua ea short aotiee. Friends of Aator still eoatlnue to eearea far the missing yacht No una anal. British Liberals believe that a fight to laiah English lords haa began. Standard (Ml company will undertake the repeal af the Bhermaa eati trust law. A Chlneee letter writer haa waned the mayor of Portland that a to eg war la likely I begia at aay time. The fOToiamcat haa ordered rigid lavestigattoa Into the St. Crola disaster. Many daasaga salts may follow. Tail will prosecute the eegar treat to S laiah la spite of the statute of Hmt tetleaa, nadei whisk they aUim imms Lawk sf American beef hi Oermaav may cause a campaign for the readmis eiea of American eaaaed meata aader a very lew tariff. . WHAT BBCOBDS TO XBBF. Oansns Director Durand's Iiiatnietisms aWlettve to tbe ram Census. Washington, Nov; SsV A emtline for the American farmers of the math od of keeping a written reeora of their farm Operations and equipment to in aeeurate farm senses aext year been toned by United States Cen sus Director B. Dana Dnraaa. It prepared by Professor La Grand Pow era, United States census chief statist! elan for agriculture.' It atateai "The advantages of always having on hand for ready rffsrsass a, detailed written statement of one's Teal and personal property are readily ander- stood by everyone and will bo moat keenly appreciated when, the eonsos enumerator calls with bis list of ques tioaa next April. Tbe value of the census figures of farm wealth depends upoa loeir accuracy, ana Beonraoy eae only bo secured through the o -operation of the farmera themselves. In no way can the farmer extend more prae tie si assistance to the Census bureau and in no way eaa ha render himself a greater service than by getting out his pencil and note book oa the evening of Anil the 14th next, and making no a statement of his farm property. The questions to bo asked concerning farm property are as followai L Total value of farm, with all bail logs and improvements. 8. Value of buildings. 8. Value of all improvements and machinery, Including tools, wagons, carriages, harnesses, ate., and all ap lianeea and apparatus used ia farm ng operations. 3. Number and value of domestic aa imals, classified as follows: Cattle: A. Born before Janaary 1, 1909 Cows and heifers kept for milk. Cows and heifers not Kept for milk. Steers and bulla kept for work. Steer aad bulla not kept for work. B. Born in 1009 Heifers. Steers and bulla. C. Calves bora in 110. Horses: All horses born before Jan nary 1, 1909. Colts born after Janu ary 1, 1909. Colts -bora after Janu ary 1, 1910. Mules: All mules bora before Jan- nary 1, 1909. Mule colts born after Janaary 1, 1909. Mule colts bora after January 1, 1910. Asses and burros (all arcs). Swine: Hogs bora before January Pigs born after January 1, 1, 1910. 1910. Sheep: 1, 1910. KTBcoaWe rains have predeeed conditio na threes-beet the Willamette and Columbia valleys, and much dam ago bao resetted. ah famin HDMk lanTr Galeae! Aster's yacht Nourmaaai M reairtsd aafo as Saa Jaaa sirhsi. - Seaator Barak any Oa faeeatry W taaa an eras aha funatioas si eoagrssa. Football kaa, aa far tarn year, ah Kami no aaad aad fill I Ewes bora before January Bams and wethers bora be fore January 1, 1910. Lambs born after January 1, 1910. Goats and Kids (all ages). ft. Number aad valae of poultry over 6 months oldi Chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, Guinea fowls, pigeons. 0. Number and value of swarms of bees. 'The census will not art the W of household roods, nor that of hay. grata or other farm crepe on hand oa April 16. Theee items should be La eluded, however, by all desiring a com djete inventory of their farm property. "The valae givaa to the farm should be, aa aearly aa eaa bo judged, the amount that eonld bo obtained for it if offered for eaJe an dor normal con ditions. Current market prises should be carefully considered ia estimating the value of live stock. Although the census , merely re quires a statement of total value of all Implements and machinery, it ia be lieved that a elaasiflcatioa af theae terns under the folio win four heads will be found valuable: 1. Vehicles: This class comprises automobiles, wagons, ea triages and sleighs, aad equipment used ia sonncc tioa with them, aa harnesses, blankets, whips, sts. X. Haavv ' fans Intnlemaatat (V prisiag all Implemeate and machinery operated by aay power ether hand power, aa plows, harrows,. rollers, reapers, mowers, bay leaders, food grinders, eta., etc. A Hand machinery aad tools, Includ lag carpenters' tools, hoes, shovels. scythes, forks, grindstones, faaaiag mills, ate. 4. Miscellaneous articles. Including all saehmtaor equipment as kettles. pails, barrels, baskets, Udders, ropes, chains, ate., as included ia the first three classic. "Many farmers greatly uaderesti mate tbe total valae af their poeees aloaa of this character whoa eoasider ing them in tho aggregate, and It ia only by preparing aa ifemised list as suggested above that aa aocurata esti mate af their worth can be made. The value assigned this class af property la the inventory ohould be the esti mated amount It would bring at pub lie auction aader favorable eoadluoaa. "As in tho ease of the farm iavea tery, no special blanks are required for tho record ex farm products of 1909 An ordinary note book with leaves at least six laches wide will aa feaad ceevouieat. The following iaformetiea will be sailed fori 1. Farm expenses la ltOSi A. Ansoaat peat ia each for farm labor (sxeiaeive of house werhj. - - H, Batimalod value af aoaso root aad board furaiahod farm laborers la ad ditiaa to oash wagea paid. C. Aasout spent for hay,' graia and other produce (not raised oa tho farm) for feed af domestic animals and pout- iry. D. Amottat spent for manure aad other fertilizer. "No iaquiry Is made regarding noasetwid or personal expenses or ex poBdituree for repairs or improvsaneata. Kaea of tho four Questions asked ia of fundamental importance ia its bear ing on agriculture as aa iadustrv. i. Livo stock: A. Number of vouax aatmais of oaeh kind bora ea the farm ia 190. B. Number of aaimala of oaeh kiad mihIuhiI 1 1M ..J Ik wiA number sold aad amount received; and nam ear and, valao. of theee slaughtered oa too farsa, A Dairy arodacto: A. Ouaatiti aad valao of aulk, butter and cheese produced on the farm ia 1909. B. Quanthtias of milk, butter, eream, batter fat and cheese sold ia 1909 aad amounts received. 4. Poultry and eggs: A. Value of poultry of all kinds raised la 1909, whether sold, aonsnmed or oa hand. U. Amount received from poultry soia ia jwv, , C. Qnantitv and value of san an doeed ia 1909. D. Qnaatitv aad value of era sold ia 6. Wool and mohair: Number and total weight of fleeees shorn ia 1909 and amount received from sales. 6. Crops: For each eaop harvested On the farm ia 1909 give number of acres, tne quantity produced, and tho value of the products. The number of acres of each crop to be planted for harvest n 1910 will nleo be called for by the enumerator. This cannot be determined much -before tho date of tho enumer ation. Instead of giving tho. number quantity of certain fruit products, as cider, vinegar, wine and dried fruits produced in 1909 will bo required, as will also the quaatity and valao of sugar, syrup and molasses produced from eans, sorghum, sugar beets aad maple trees. 7. Salea of beetled products la 1909: A considerable part of the annual pro- duetioa of eora, oats, barley, kafflr corn, milo meise, hay, flax fiber aad straw, other straw, eora stalks and cotton seed is usually consumed on tbe farm. Owing to this fact, a report -will be asked concerning the quantity of each of these products sold ia 1909 and the amounts realised therefrom. 8. Forest products: The value of all forest products cut or produced la 1909 for farm consumption will be asked, aa will also the value of similar prod ucts out or produced for sals, laelud- ag receipts from the sals of standing timber. --- 9. Irrigation: Farmers who in-irate their land will bo asked to report tho source from which water ia obtained. the nmnhop p niiyn at p..i,M Irrigated, and tho total irrigated aera a . "This outline eovcra everv Import ant eusstloa that will be asked eon- corning the firm products of 1909. American agriculture is so diversified ami so highly specialised la essay of ts branebee that any schedule designed to secure a fairly complete exhibit of its resources and operations must nee- esaarily contsia a large number of in quiries. The average farm operator will not be called upon to answer one- seventh of the printed questions, hence tho somewhat formidable anpcaraace tho schedule should occaaioa ao alarm. - More than four months remain in htch to review the results of the rear 1909 and repare for the visit of the on urn era tor. But preparation of a written record should be commenced at once. No one should attempt to com plete it la oae evening, bat the work should bo divided as indicated la the above ontliu, una f'-g' Kt-g gj I up to farm expenses, a second to live stock, b third to dairy prodacto, and so oa through tho list. Ia this way cash topic can be given tho considers tioa it deserves, aad the roaultiag fig urea are certain to be mora accurate thaa if compiled hastily" OREGON STATE ITEMS OF INTEREST OBOHABDS BBTJKI FAMS, NaMoaal Annie ftaow Gives ahnwemary to Began Brvar Valley. Medford Medferd and tho Bogao river valley are rejoicing) over the ahowiag made at tho National Apple show, when the, sweepstake pries was swarded Troasoh, uuthne aa a of Spitseaborrs. 1 The awarding of this prise to tae Bogus river valley Is a groat victory for the trait growers aad will bring the recognition to which the district is eatitled aa the greatest trait growing section' in the world. - The prise winning apples, came from aa orchard aboot 20 years old, bought four years ago from J. H. Daley by Troneoa Guthrie for 611,000. The 1 place eoasista of 100 scree. Winning of the title npple king of the world will create a demand for Bogue river valley fruit, and it will be the fashion in nil eastern markets where fruit is pur abased for quality, re gardless of price, to demand the Med tors brand. Medford will now forge ahead by leaps and bounds in the fruit business. Hundreds of acres of land will bo set to fruit, and men who have looked askance nt tho future of tho industry are planning to secure soma of the profits which seem to be ia store ia this valley. . 5f tree, and vine, if bearing age. The ?d B4.t"If1. mh for Christmas programs in tho schools. This consists of recitations, dialogues sod plays, suitable for the season. Moat of them are not ia "books, but are mounted on sheets or made into pampb- leta and can easilv be mailed. The commission haa made an effort to eol leot the very best material available for school room programs, and ia aax ioua that tho teachers is the state Intake use of It. Any school ia-Oregon mar obtain this material upon application to the commission, accompanied by five cents in postage. If more postage la required, notification will bo seat when the pieeea are mailed, Ia sending in applications it will - be .necessary to state how many pupils are to take part, age of pupils and whether plays or dialogues are to be included. . It is suggested that teachers have their pupils copy their individual parts and return the material aa soon as conven ient, so that as many schools as possi ble may have the benefit of tho Christ mas collection. Address Oregon Library emmissioa, maiem, uregos. Parte, Nov. t0v-4 man believed to i tosaas, aad having aa tsaagiaary griovaaoe agalaot the war depart eseat. shot aad ssriseery waaadod General Vera ad today oa the steae of the Hotel CaatiaeataL Tbe eaaa was arrested Later it was leaned that aa had mio- tahoa Oeaoral Vera ad fa General Braa, mlaiater af war. The aaeeOaat, a m an. Algeriaa, was overpower ad with diuVultv. aad was round) to be a walking arsenal of revel ve re and dasr ferec General Vera ad waived bulleta la the Beck aad reieheas, aad hie eea- DEALS BLOW TO WATKBft. Members af Polios Oiiawlaalaa An Mat Theee 'asastod-'' Saa Franeiaeo, Nov. tfi. P. JL Me Carthy, who was reeeatlv elected mayor on the Uaioa Labor ticket, haa selected ths members of the polios commission ana tae aanonncement somes as a vers blow to the an ion labor grafters wfto looked to McCarthy to reward them for their efforta ia his behalf. Not a labor maa loures amour those enosea. Joeeph Leggett. aa old-time Demo srat, aad a maa of starling iategrity, remaiaa oa tho board, while the two new man are to be William Mae X wan. member of a real estate firm, and Loaia Blot, who hi eeaneetsd with a down town wholesale cow suss tea firm. Tho labor leaden are already dis gusted with the independence sf Mc Carthy. One sf them said, when ashed how hoe was farina? with the mayor alssti "Aw, voa cant teach hiss aiaeo ha was sleeted," Itoma Mcmra. . Meridea, Miaa, Now. tT. Morgan Cham bora, a negro, was totem fn Town Marshal Broadway and Dswety Jos Camp at Msec haa. It miles weat of acre, teeigst av BOO maa eg bob aad hie body riddled with belieta. The negro had earlier to tarn way boat an and robbed Merita Dressier, aa aged citinaa of PaUta, a assail atanea two miloa west af Meaaaaa. Dresaiev tdaatl aed bis aaeatlsat. Matahal Broadway aad Deputy Camp started with the secre for the toil. Oa the way they Veto confronted by the maa waiah took W1U Hava Good Boada. ; Forest Grove A movement -was in augurated U this city at the instiga tion of ths county court to build perm anent rock roads. Heretofore it haa been impossible to eecure good roads except at prohibitive prices. County Judge Goodia stated the Oregoo Iron A Steel company of Portland had of fered tho county ths right to quarry rock at their .quarry near Beaverton gratis, and that ths Southern Pacific would haul It at 26 canto a ton. The scheme of the court is to install a crusher at ths quarry for permanent use. urnuoa rock eaa bo delivered to tho Bass Lias road at one-half the present eeet, or at 61 a cubic yard. . Hood Bivar May Be Sum eased. Portland Tho eranberrr marshes along the lower Columbia river grow the largest and best keeping fruit, nnd ia yield per acre are not surpassed any- -ittm in the world. This industry, laougn yet in its infancy on this coast, haa already reached results that ahow beyond a reasonable donbt that this is to bo ths most profitable of all Unas or irult culture. The exhibit of araa berries, shown ths poet week at J. K. Gill's book store waa a rovolatioa to all who saw it, aad It areves eoaviae ingly that ws eaa grow aa usually fine oemes una in quantities that make their Sahara exceedingly profitable. - ,buit kkb! to oathbb. Stats Hartlcultaral Society to Oonveae an Partial. -Orsgoa fruit growers from tho or chard districts Ta every part af tho' state will most ia Portland aext week for the tweacy-fearth aanaa) meeting of tho Oregon Stats Horticultural So eiety. Ia addition to the business ess ions of ths society, which are of great interest to horticulturists generally, it - apples ever made in Portland will be shown In the auditorium oa tho fifth floor, of the Meier A Frank annex, where tho sessions of ths society wilt be held. - About $1000 in premiums 1b caah aad medals will be offered exhibitors for the best fruit displays, and thin feature- of the meetinir nromisea tahm nntahla. one. Many who are interested both in hour- tieulture and ia dairying will attend1 both the meetings of the Horticultural society and thoee of tho Oregon State Dairy association, which will hold it meetings in the Woodmen of the World hall immediately following the horti cultural society meeting, The railroads - nave offered special rates of a fare and a third for thgr round trip for both meetings. Ohristmas Pxogxaaia to the aViaoosi, 1 Another ietory-fot Hill Boata. Portland Dispatches wars received from Washington, D. C, announcing; that ths general land office haa re jected tho Deschutes Bail road eom- pany'a maps for section 5, wherever they conflict with those of tho Central Oregon railroad. According to O. H. Carey, attorney for tho Oregon Trunk and the Central Oregon, the action of . tho land office is on an appeal fromr a former decision of the land depart-. ment to tho same effect. Ths section of-the route referred to is ia tho upper Krt of tho Deschutes country and ia lieved to lie between tho mouth of White river and Trout creek. , . Apple Xing Visits Hood Biver. Hood Biver C. E. Whlsler. Ana flf the apple: kings af the Bogue river die met, and manager of the Bear Creek Orchard company, scent a dav ia Hnui Biver on his return from Spokane, whore ho had been in ths interest-of his company, that made a Urn fli.n). of fruit. Mr. Whialer spent the time while ia Hood Biver investigating the cold storage aad apple shipping p'imta. WaUewa Ships Stock. Wallowa. Extensive stock shipmsnts nave been made from -this county within tho past week, 21 cars of cattle and aiao care - of bogs having been shipped to the Portland and Seattle markets. A ear of bogs beloagiag to u. n. Aiiea contained wo porkers, which averaged I6S pounds each, while four of the boat oaoo tipped the scales at 1,648 pounds, .aa average weight of 460H pounds.: Mr. Allen received M.10 par handrod for his hogs ia Portland. to Adrerttot Aaplea. Hood Bivar A oelid train af apples is Being Made, at tho Hoo. stiver Ap ple Growers' uaioa wsisiu .me la re frigerator oars aad will go forward to .-tew fork, being a portion of the ap- Slos secured sf the naiea by Steiahart Keller. Large banners hava beea priated aad are toehed tho fall length of the oars, aaaoaaeiag tho fact that tea appiea are from Uoai Blvea. Prinevllle The Bedmenil club has launched a systematic cam paign for a direst county road from Prine villa to Bedmond. The club is conferring with tho eonnty court, and is taking other stone to ,t 'ec ted for as new road. Gemtxj Schools Oosts I16.0OO. ' Freewnter To oreot a aahiu.1 .j 616,000 to a distflet where a few years ago the land was worthless, ia the ac complishment of tho Ferndale school district, tares miles north of Frsowator. Portland mabxbts. Wheat Bluest sm. 11.00- inh aa.. v'-"a, wiem, au.us. Barley Food. 628i brawl. , asa ton. ' ' r Com Whole, 668.60; cracked, gSAaw Oats No. 1 white, 630(a30.50 ?grTl,ltfcyi wiHamotto VaDeyT lP19,?r Oregon, 6l 20; alfalfa, 61616J) slovergWi Butter City creamery sxtraa, 6at fancy outside creamery, 82H66s per lb.f store, 8H24c, (Butter fat prieoa average le pat pound an dor regular butter prices.) Egiw Freeh Oregoa extras, 42Ha 5ejr dosea; Kaatora. per ..-aoas.laQHHe; -spriagx, I414ttei joootera, fiiru. a.ZV MV.e; gMss, 1014: turkava. fiM I7i2 18cj dreeaed, 80(5)28. Pork-Fancy, 10s per pound; , Veal Eitras, Us p, poud. ' Fresh Fruits Apples, gl6 bolt Pr, 1.60 perboIV gram tK 61.40 par orate. lSUtfUA. rZTi u.i5! Spaaiah Malaga, 7J0 pW barrel ,!uiS 61-25(10 par boxj eraaber? Fotatooo Oragea. 66Va70a aa. ..b. KWtJ9m 1 P" pound. Vegetables Artichokes, 7Sc - par do sea: hsaaa. 10a aw 7s. LiT Hl eaaliflowar. SOeaStl M ZTZZl box; bonaradish, a 10c par daaoat hothonaa lettuel Ilffilrf-TE! squash, 614&1.10. tomatoesv TfiMSiat, turaips. facet ZLJtll boota, $1M; ratabagna, 61.19 aoTaack- ' eiUnaas ara o-1 d.ax. iiT r'0! lag to petltioa the sity ooaaatt far aa- 6tJOfi.7Ji h-ihTaS ,.!ioS other bead ansae for mere aaviar. ' SiT-all!. J0 rarty Ihiaaaafi doOara la baiac oahad 44S)e.rs. s . --ujuoxii neavy, for this Uma, agaiast 666,006 speed ttia Unas Tlsat fiflffrlliB aaaiaa' mire taaa a n ska at aa. w ' e"w .a . " iwi awa?a.i aa p nag awaa yearn. kava, 644.76. tfattalr to rmad. UMMilTVl BfedfatAA. H. MiUev haa -toto'tfifaS&Sa. braagM to Medferd fear sratae of as Hepa-jara) urn., 1MB this 'it' "6V 161 1606 sraaTS stored, meat af haa 4 fatHfa, ditiaa ia tae as are ay faroa. mat to ha gadhstil this yeas.