Heppner gazette-times. (Heppner, Or.) 1925-current, December 30, 1937, Page PAGE EIGHT, Image 8

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    Wheat Grass Seed
Yield Doubled
That proper fertilization will ma
terially increase yields of crested
wheat grass seed, in certain sections
of eastern Oregon at least, is indi
cated by preliminary results ob
tained at the eastern Oregon live
stock branch experiment station at
Results there, corroborated by ob
servations made on commercial
plantings, show that after the first
two or three seed crops, the yield of
crested wheat seed decreases rap
idly, even though moisture may be
plentiful. Where the grass is grown
for pasture purposes, supplemental
fertilization has not been found nec
essary, but the crested wheat plant
bears such a heavy crop of seed that
it usees a great deal of plant food,
the experiments show.
The seed yield on a five-year-old
stand was doubled by applying an
ammoniated phosphate fertilizer on
the station plots. One plot treated
with an 11-48 fertilizer, that is, con
taining 11 per cent nitrogen and 48
per cent phosphoric acid, returned
a yield of 600 pounds of re-cleaned
seed, as compared to the untreated
area which yielded 300 pounds. A
plot treated with a 16-20 fertilizer
yielded only 400 pounds of seed, or
one-third more than the check plot,
indicating that the phosphorus is
the element causing the favorable
response, points out Douglas Hand,
assistant superintendent of the sta
tion. The fertliizer was applied at the
rate of 200 pounds per acre in the
spring. It was placed directly beside
the rows of grass on or near the
surface of the soil. Placing the ma
terial close to the rows makes the
plant food quickly available to the
plants. A one-horse corn planter,
adjusted to feed the fertilizer at the
desired rate, and equipped with an
offset hitch to permit the horse to
walk in the middle of the row,
proved a convenient means of ap
plying the material.
OSC Joins in Land
Grant Celebration
The celebration of the seventy
fifth anniversary of the establish
ment of the land grant colleges by
Congress has emphasized the fact
that democracy in higher education,
na pmhodied in the Merrill act in
1862 has had to be defended from
that dav to this against attacks both
from within and without the ranks
of rrofessional educators.
This situation' was pointed out in
addresses before the annual confer
pnce of agricultural and home ec
onomics workers at Oregon State
college by Chancellor-Emeritus W.
J. Kerr, and by Chancellor Freder
ick M. Hunter.
Dr. Kerr, who served as president
of land grant colleges for more than
30 vears. including 26 years in Ore
gon, pointed out that the land grant
college act was first vetoed by rres
ident Buchanan before being signed
three years later by President Lin
coln. The act established the tun
damental Drincinle that high educa
tion of this tvte was to be under
state control and available to all
Qualified persons
"The land erant colleges, when
successful, meet a two-fold require
ment which is as valid now as when
advanced many years ago," said Dr.
Kerr. "The dual nature of land grant
college education includes first,
training of the best practical value
to students in preparing for making
a living, and second- the best prep
aration for life through the acquisi
tion of a liberal education along with
the practical training afofrded."
' "After the passage of the Merrill
act," Dr. Kerr continued, The trou
ble of the land grant college advo
cates had just begun. Educators of
the old traditional classical school
have continuously attacked this
democratic conception of higher ed
ucation. Oregon State college and
similar institutions have had to pio
neer in establishing and defending
this type of educational work.
That these attacks have continued
to the present day was pointed out
by Dr. Hunter, who referred to the
current articles bv President R. M.
Hutchins of Chicago university, now
appearing in a national magazine.
Dr. Hunter characterized these arti
Bible School m
Morning Services 11:00 a- m-
C. E. Society 6:30 p. m.
nn.lnna 7 " Xfi TV TY1.
Choir Practice, Wednesday, 7:30 p. m.
Midweek service, xnursaay. i .au y. m.
At Heppner
REV. R. C. YOUNG. Pastor
Sunday: Bible School ...... 9:45 A. M.
Worship Service 11:00 A. M.
Epworth League 6:30 P. M.
Evening Worship 7:30 P. M.
Tuesday: Boys' Club 7:00 P. M.
2nd Tuesday, Missionary Meet
ing 2:30 P. M.
Wednesday: Choir Practice 7:30 P.M.
1st Wednesday, Ladies Aid Bus
iness and Social Meeting .... 2:30
All other Wednesdays Sewing
group meets.
Thursday: Prayer Meeting 7:30
A thought for the New Year:
"Help me to choose, O Lord, from
out the maze
And multitude of things that by me
One thing to work and pray for here
on earth-
Something to keep before me for
a goal:
That when I die my days may form
for Thee.
Not many fragments but one perfect
I seek, O Lord, some purpose in my
Some end which will my daily acts
So many days seem wasted now to
All disconnected hours that by me
Help me to choose, O Lord, while I
Something to keep before me as a
The regular services will be car
ried on throughout the day.
"K" and Elder Sts., Rev. E. D.
Greeley, pastor.
Bible School 10 a. m.
Devotional Service 11 a. m.
Inspirational Service 7:30 p. m.
Mid-Week Fellowship Meeting on
Wednesday, 7:30.
Cottage Prayer Meeting each Fri
day, 7:30.
10 a. m., Church school.
11 a. m., Holy community and ser
6:30 p. m., Young Peoples Fellow
The public is invited.
Chapin was F. W. Rader, who be
came county agent in Wallowa coun
ty September 8, 1912. Funds for his
support were provided by the U. S.
department of agriculture and the
O.-W. R. end N. railroad company.
Later Rader was assigned to county
agent work in Lane county, but re
mained for only a short time.
George Nelson of Columbia coun
ty has the longest record among
present Oregon county agents for
service in this and other states. A
graduate of OSC in 1909, he became
county agent of Wahkiakum county,
Wn., in 1912, and Pacific county,
Wn., in 1917. He joined the Oregon
staff in 1923 and was assigned to Co
lumbia county, where he has been
ever since.
S. B. Hall of Multnomah county
has the longest continuous record of
service in Oregon. He was assigned
to his present position in 1916 and
has served continuously ever since.
Other pioneer county agents were
Claude C. Cate, Union and Jackson
counties; J. L. Smith, Coos; M. A.
McCall, Klamath; Roy C. Jones, Till
amook; W. R. Shinn, Malheur; F. C.
Reimer, Jackson; A. E. Lovett,
Crook; L. R. Breithaupt, Harney and
Malheur; Harold R. Glaisyer, Klam
ath and R. B. Cogland, Lane, all of
whom were appointed in 1914 or
G. T. Want Ads bring results.
Governor Martin this week ex
tend his pants kicking activities to
the National Labor Relations board
and Madam Perkins, secretary of
labor, with a gentle slap on the wrist
for the president thrown in for good
meaure. The governor's criticism of
the federal officials was voiced dur
ing a speech at Astoria in which he
placed blame for the impotency of
the federal administration In dealing
with labor troubles which have par
alyzed the Oregon lumber industry.
The governor's speech drew imme
diate fire from Howard Latourette,
democratic national committeeman
who charged that the governor had
always been an enemy of the presi
dent and his New Deal program.
Alva Jones left this afternoon for
Portland and on his return will be
accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Jeff
Country Store
Good Established Business
Gas Pump :: Post Office :: Dance Hall
Modern living quarters, with running
water and private electric light system.
cles as a reactionary attack upon
the modern conception of democratic
Pioneer County Agents
Honored at Meeting
Pioneers in county agent work in
Oregon were honored at the annual
all-agricultural staff conference at
Oregon State college in December,
which observed the triple anniver
sary of the founding of the land
grant colleges 75 years ago, the ex
periment stations 50 years ago, and
of county agent work 25 years ago,
County agent work in Oregon be
gan two vears before the Smith-
Lever act was passed by congress in
1914, which established extension
work on a cooperative basis, the rec
ords show. A year earner, in 1913,
the state of Oregon made a definite
appropriation for extension work,
while even before that the beginning
of county agent work had been made
L. J. Chapin, at present a farmer
living near Salem, was the first
county agent in the state, having
been appointed September 7, 1912,
and assigned to Marion county. He
appeared on the program of the con
ference just held and told of some
of his early experiences as an ex
tension agent At the time he was
appointed the work was supported
jointly by the U. S. department of
agriculture, the Salem chamber of
commerce, and the crop improve
ment committee of the Chicago board
of trade. After January 1, 1914, state
funds were used for the support of
that work.
Appointed only one day later than
3 DAY Stock Reducing SALE
Regardless of the fact that we take in-
vAntnrv .Tan 1. van can also take ad-
vantage of the prices Monday and Tuesday. 3 BIG DAYS FRIDAY-MONDAY-TUESDAY.
"In wishing our customers and friends a Happy New Year, we
renew our pledge of rigid economy in distribution to the end that
Safeway will continue to be a leader in selling the nation's finest
foods at saving prices."
49 lb. Bag $1.49
49 lb. Bag $1.79
Always fresh
4 Lbs. . . . 49c
Real Fancy
25 lb. Box $1.45
10 Lbs 59c
Extra fine granulated
100 Lbs. 5.69
17 oz. fancy Golden Bantam
6 Tins . . 59C
12 "" tins 92C
5 Lb. Chips, Crystal White
Pkg. .... 39C
PUMPKI N Del Monte 2Vis .... 2 Tins 25c
Crisco for all cooking needs 6 lb. tin $1.23
KRAFT DINNER, try one today, Pkg. 16c
BEER, Brown Derby, Case $2.35, 4 tins 43c
FRUIT JUICE, asst. 1 2 oz. tins .. Each 10c
Pineapple 1 5 oz. sliced or crush. 2 tins 25c
SOAP, O K. Laundry .. 10 Large Bars 35c
PEPPER, 8 oz. tin Schilling's .... Each 19c
TOILET TISSUE, several kinds .. 4 for 19c
TOMATOES, No. 2Vz tins 6 Tins 69c
SPECIAL! Candy Clean-Up
2 Lb. Box Blue & Silver, per box 59c
3 BOXES $1.59
RIBBON MIX, very colorful Lb. 19c
MARSHMALLOWS .... Per Lb. 15c
WALNUTS, No. 1 soft shell - 2 Lbs. 35c to 2 Lbs. 43c
PEANUTS, fresh roasted 2 LBS. 25c
FRUIT DRINK, 28 oz. bottles, assorted 2 FOR 25c
PEANUT BUTTER ........... - - 2 LB. JAR 35c
BAKING POWDER, K. C. 25 oz 19c
TOMATO JUICE, 8 oz. tins Libby - 6 FOR 29c
. SPRY, Just give it a try -.. 3 LB. TIN 65c
STRING BEANS, No. 2 Tins - 6 FOR 69c
SALMON, Alaska Pink -. 3 TALL TINS 45c
PEAS, No. 2 Oregon Grown - 6 TINS 65c
SYRUP, Sleepy Hollow Vz GALLON 73c
POND'S TISSUE, 500 to box EACH 23c
BLUEING, Mrs. Stewart's, 10 oz. bottle - EACH 18c
CORN FLAKES, Regular size Kellogg's 4 FOR 29c
JAM, Assorted flavors, Meadowlark 5 LB. TIN 59c
BEETS, No. 2 Walla Walla whole 3 TINS 33c
CEREAL DEAL, Regular 53c Value EACH 39c
"Friday Only" POP CORN, 3 LBS. 25c
CELERY, Extra large bleached 2 BUNCHES 25c
CRANBERRIES, Extra fine - 2 LBS. 33c
ORANGES, fancy Sunkist, 288's 2 DOZ. 35c
GRAPEFRUIT, fancy medium DOZ. 39c
POTATOES, U. S. Grade 100 LBS. $U5
APPLES, fancy storage Romes - BOX 69c
Airway 3 Lbs. 44c
Nob Hill .2 Lbs. 43c
Edwards .... 2 Lbs. 45c
4 LB. TIN 89c