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FAY — OPPORTUNITIES
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VOL XXIH
— NO. 12
HERMISTON, UMATILLA COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1928
UMATILLA COUNTY
HIGH IN DAIRYING
LOCAL HERDS
TEST
FIRST
BLUE GRASS
SUNSHINE
IDEAL FOR COWS
UggUjg . U
MEMBERS OF FARM BUREAU
ELECT THREE DIRECTORS
WITH IRRIGATION CONGRESS
Annual Meeting in Hermiston
Two Proposal» That Affect Local Dis­
November 16.
trict W ill be Presented to
Legislature.
SOME DIVISIONS
Average of Butterfat For
September.
WARNER MEETS IN SALEM
Sullivan, Jewett, Ott, Selected At the
IN
Sommerer Herd Produces Highest in
SUBSCRIPTION, 12.00 PER YEAR
r 'X ü
T he election of th ree d irecto rs to
serve for a term of th re e y ears com­
prised th e most im p o rta n t business at
th e a n n u al m eeting of th e F arm B ur­
eau C o-operative w h ich w as held in
th e H erm isto n au d ito riu m on F rid ay
aftern o o n , N ovem ber 16. T he b allo t­
in g resu lted in the selection of P. P.
S ulliv an , F. L. J e w e tt an d H. J . O tt
for th e directo rsh ip s.
Mr. O tt was re-elected to serve for
an o th er term h av in g h ad th e same
position for th e p ast th ree years. The
o th er tw o d irecto rs w ill assum e th e
positions left v acan t by th e ex p iratio n
of th e term s of J. W. M cM ullen and
H. M. Som m erer.
The re p o rt of th e m an ag er, S. H.
B a rn a rd , w as m ade to th e m eeting,
an d R w as voted to have th e fiscal
y ear of th e co-op. end on December
31 of each, year.
The au d ito riu m w as crow ded by the
u n u su ally larg e n u m b er of people in
a tten d an ce a t th e a n n u a l m eeting.
A ccording to the S eptem ber rep o rt
of th e U m atilla D airy Im provem ent
association of w hich E. M. H au ser is
te ste r, U m atilla co u n ty is still hold­
in g h ig h place in production.
A m ong th e 11 associations re p o rt­
in g in th e -s ta te , th e II. M. Som m erer
h erd of H erm iston produced th e h ig h ­
est herd averag e of b u tte rfa t for th e
m onth. T h is herd of eig h t p u rebred
Jersey* m ade a n av erag e of 55.7 lbs.
of b u tte rfa t. T his show s an increase
of 1.6 lbs. over la s t m onth for th is
herd.
A ccording to C ounty A gent H olt
th e re w ere 48 h e rd s tested in th e
U m atilla association w ith an average
b u tte rfa t production of 22.7 lbs. per
cow. T he 605 cows on te s t gave an FORMER RESIDENTS NOW
a v erag e of 495 lbs. of m ilk each
LOCATED IN CALIFORNIA
T h ere w ere 63 cows w hich produced
over 4o pounds of fa t d u rin g th e
m onth of S eptem ber.
Mr. an d Mrs. J. D. W ag h o rn , who
T he h ig h h erd h av in g 20 cows be­
sp en t some w eeks v isitin g in C alifor­
longed to A lpha C h ristley of H erm is
nia th is fall, w ere v isito rs a t th e
ten . In th e group of 12 to 20 cows,
S an ta A na hom e of Mr. an d Mrs Jas.
th e h erd of B erth a Cool of B oardm an
W inslow , form er H erm isto n resi­
w as high producing , th is h erd con­
d ents, Mr. an d Mrs. W inslow are
ta in in g 14 cows. T he high herd u n ­
located on a sm all farm of 8 acres
d er 12 cows belonged to H. M. Som-
n ear th e tow n of S a n ta A na. Mr.
m erer.
W inslow h a 8 all of h is lan d u n d er
T he T. H. H addox h erd of H erm is­
cu ltiv atio n , some of it b eing p lan ted
to n , co n ta in in g 16 g rad e H olsteins,
to sw eet corn and th e re s t to v ario u s
h as in the last 10 m o n th s produced
k in d s of berries. The corn is Just
an av erag e per cow of 10,398 lbs. of
now ready for m ark et a n d -h is crop
m ilk, c o n ta in in g 379.2 lbs of b u tte r ­
of b erries are all spoken for. W ires R. A. BROWNSON, CHAIRMAN IN
fa t.
T h is record Includes all dry
are used to tra in th e b e rrie s on and
cows as w ell as cows in m ilk, and
CHARGE OF DISTRICT'
a to ta l of some ten m iles of w ire are
show s th e possibilities of h ig h p ro ­
used to com plete th e Job. Mr. W in s­
duction w hen pro p er b reed in g and
low sa id i t h a t he b ad a n ex cellen t
feeding a re com bined.
m ark et fo r his p ro d u ct rig h t a t th e Minimum Goal of Fifty Dollars Is
In ad d itio n to h a v in g th e h ig h pro­
door. A sm all reserv o ir on th e farm
Set for Hermiston District
d u cin g h erd of the association an d of
itself, provides th e lan d w ith su f­
th e s ta te . H. M. Som m erer ag a in had
This Year.
ficien t w ater.
th e high p roducing cow, a pu reb red
Mr. an d Mrs. W ag h o rn also v is it­
Jerse y w hich produced 1398 lbs. of
W ith a m nim um goal of fifty dol­
ed w ith Mr. an d Mrs. Reeves, fo rm er­
m ilk c o n ta in in g 72.7 lbs. of b u tte r­
ly of th e H erm isto n H erald , a t th e ir la rs fo r th is d is tric t, com m ittees of
fa t. T his sam e cow produced 1801
so licito rs w ere o u t on W ednesday af-
home In C ulver C ity, C alifo rn ia.
lbs. of m ilk c o n ta in in g 84.6 lbs. of
tern o n , N ovem ber 21, covering th e
b u tte rfa t d u rin g A ugust.
tow n in th e in te re sts of th e an n u al
Visitors See Chicken House
Ace W ag n er of F re e w a te r had th e
A m erican Red
Cross m em bership
The
re
c
en
tly
estab
lish
ed
chicken
second high p roducin g cow of th e a s­
drive. A ccording to R. A. Brow nson,
sociation, a g rade Je rse y w hich p ro ­ business conducted by W. J. W a rn e r g en eral ch airm an in ch arg e of th is
duced 813 lbs. of m ilk c o n ta in in g and H ugh T ay lo r Is a ttra c tin g m any d is tric t, H erm isto n ’s response is ex­
visitors.
The new b u ild in g w hich pected to g re a tly exceed th e m inim um
$5.9 lbs. of fat.
As a resu lt of th e asso ciatio n te s t­ now houses some e ig h t h u n d red goal.
in g d u rin g S eptem ber e ig h t bo ard ers chickens is visited every day by sev­
A m ong th e local w omen appointed
eral in te re ste d onlookers.
w ere detected and slau g h tere d .
as ch airm en of th e so licitin g com­
T he follow ing a re th e records of
m ittees w ere Mrs. W. L. H am m , cov­
th e h ig h p roducing cows fo r th e
To Enforce Water Payments
e rin g th e residence d is tric t n o rth of
m on th en d in g S eptem ber 30. Cows
On th e o rd er of th e city council M ain s tre e t; Mrs. H. E. Shesely, b u si­
p ro d u cin g m ore th a n 70 lbs. of fa t th e reg u la tio n s re g a rd in g th e e n ­ ness sectio n ; Mrs. L e o 'H u riy , w est
belonged to H. . S om m erer of H e r­ forcem ent of w ater p ay m en ts w ill be H erm isto n , an d Mrs. C. W. K ellogg,
m iston. M ature cow s m ak in g over m ost rig id ly enforced in th e fu tu re , so u th of M ain stre e t. C laude H ad­
60 lbs. of fat belonged to Ace W ag­ according to H a rry K elley, city w ater dox w as ap p o in ted to tak e eh arg e of
n er of F re e w a te r a n d T. H. Haddox m anager. U nless im m ediate pay m en t th e d riv e in th e C olum bia d istric t.
of H erm iston. F ou r-y ear-o ld s m ak ­ is fo rth co m in g th e w a te r w ill be sh u t
in g 45 lbs. of fa t belonged to H. M- off and p ay m en t of 50 cen ts in a d ­ INTEREST BEING SHOWN IN
Som m erer of H erm isto n and C. M. ditio n to th e re g u la r b ill m u st be
LIBRARY BENEFIT NOV. 26
B ixby of F re e w a te r. T h ree-year-olds m ade before It w ill be tu rn ed
on
m ak in g over 40 lbs. of fat belonged again. Those w ho a re d e lin q u e n t In
Much in te re s t is b ein g show n in th e
to H. M. Som m erer of H erm isto n , paym ents a re advised to m ake im m e­ lib ra ry b en efit card p a rty to be given
B e rth a Cool of B oardm an, Ace W ag­ d iate settlem en t.
in th e lib ra ry b u ild in g on M onday
n er of F re e w a te r and Andy A nderegg
evening, N ovem ber 26. T he p arty
of H erm iston. Cews tw o y ears old
h as been scheduled fo r 8 :1 5 and all
m a k in g 35 lbs. of f a t belonged to A. should be governed acco rd in g ly th is persons w ho a re in terested In sp en d ­
R. Coppock of A dam s. F. A. B aker fall an d w in ter. P rices of produce in g an en jo y ab le ev en in g a t bridge
of S tan field , Ace W ag n er of F re e ­ may no t be p ro p o rtio n ately h ig h e r o r 500 are in v ited to a tte n d . P ro ­
w a te r an d S ylvan P ierso n of H erm is th a n last y ear a8 com pared to d iffe r­ visions have been m ade fo r both
ence th is su m m er's an d e arly fall gam es to be played th ro u g h o u t th e
ton.
A ccording to N. C. Jam iso n , ex ­ prices o v er la st su m m er and early even in g . A sm all adm ission fee of
tension dairy m an O regon A g ric u ltu ra l fall. T h is is due to a h e a v ie r fall fifty c en ts w ill be charged.
Novel
college, th e price of feed g ra in s is go­ production w hich is d ecreasin g th e re fre sh m e n ts a re prom ised by th e
in g up an d prices of p ro tein feeds a r e sh o rtag e in sto rag e stocks. P rices w ill co m m ittee In c h arg e of th e a ffa ir and
show ing in d icatio n s of stro n g raises. d oubteless c o n tin u e good b u t w ill w ill be provided w ith no ad d itio n al
T he d airy m an w ho m ust buy feed probably n o t be h ig h .
charge.
W. J. W a rn e r w as a re p re sen tativ e
from th is d is tric t a t th e Irrig a tio n
congress held in Salem on W ednesday,
T h u rsd ay and F rid ay of last week.
A ccom panying Mr. W a rn e r w ere A. C.
H oughton of Irrig o n and C. M. Jum p
of S tanfield.
Of p aram o u n t in te re st to th e dele­
g ates from U m atilla county w as the
adoption by th e congress of tw o p ro ­
posals o r m easures to be p resen ted to
th e le g islatu re. T he first m easure
provided for th e p en alty and in te re st
on d is tric t taxes to go to th e d is tric t
in stead of the county as is now the
system . The second hnd as its p u r­
pose a provision for a sim plified and
cheap er m ethod of foreclosure of
tax es In Irrig ated d istric ts.
Both
proposals were adopted by th e con­
gress.
THE FEATHERHEADS
DAY OF THANKSGIVING SET BY
CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Thursday, November 29, Named In
Conformity with President's
Proclamation.
A t all tim es an d in all places, men
have g ath ered , to g e th e r a t th e close
of h arv est to give th a n k s to th e Di­
vine Pow er w hich has blessed th e ir
labors and m ade them to prosper.
Deep rooted in th e h e a rts of m ankind
is th e in s tin c t to m ake g ra te fu l ac
know ledgem ent to a g u id in g P ro v i­
dence w hich Is above and beyond the
w ork of h um an m inds and hum an
hands.
Our n a tio n a l observance of an a n ­
nu al day of th a n k sg iv in g is a h e ri­
tag e from th e P ilg rim fa th e rs, who
assem bled a t the tu r n of the y ear to
offer p ray er and pralBe to A lm ighty
God from whom cam e th e ir s tre n g th
to en d u re daily h a rd sh ip s and to face
unknow n dangers. It is fittin g th a t
we should re v e re n tly co n tin u e in th is
day of p rosperity and secu rity th e
in s titu tio n they founded am id st ad ­
versity and peril.
Now, th erefo re, in conform ity w ith
th e proclam ation of th e P re sid e n t of
th e U nited S tates w hich comes as a
re c u rrin g rem in d er of o u r n atio n al
u n ity In th e p e rp etu atio n of th is
A m erican custom , I, I. L. P a tte rso n ,
governor of Oregon, do
proclaim
T h u rsd ay , N ovem ber 29, 1928, as
T h an k sg iv in g Day, and do hereby set
It aside as a public holiday.
In T estim ony W hereof, I have h ere­
u n to set my hand and caused th e seal
of th e S ta te of O regon to be h e re ­
u n to affixed th is 19tli day of Nov­
em ber, A. D. 1928. • • •
I. L. PATTERSON,
G overnor.
0. S. C. COMPILES DATA GATHER­
ED ALL OVER STATE
-
RED CROSS DRIVE
PROCLAMATION IS­
STARTED HERE SUED BY GOVERNOR
COMPLETE SURVEY ON
PRODUCTION OF EGOS
Report Represents Second in a Series
of Three Surveys Made by
Competent Men.
H. D. Seudder and A. 8. B u rrter
of th e d e p a rtm e n t of farm m anage­
m ent, A. G. L u n n an d F. L. K now l­
ton of th e d e p a rtm e n t of p o u ltry hu s­
bandry a t th e Oregon S tate college
have recen tly com pleted a survey on
the cost of p ro d u cin g com m ercial eggs
In th e v ario u s a g ric u ltu ra l sections
of the sta te . T h is re p o rt, w hich cov­
ers the y ear N ovem ber 1. 1928 to
N ovem ber 1, 1927 is the second in a
series of th re e surveys to be made.
The fin al y e a r's study, covering th e
y ear's business from Nov. 1, 1927
KENNEWICK GAME PROVES
to O ctober 31, 1928 w ill provide so
extensive a body of d a ta th a t su b stan ­
TO BE SCRIMMAGE GAME
tia l conclusions m ay be d raw n as to
those factors in th e o rg an izatio n and
T he football gam e scheduled to be op eratio n of th e p o u ltry farm w hich
played w ith the K ennew ick team on have most Influence In reducing costs
S a tu rd a y , N ovem ber 17 on the local and in creasin g p ro fits and perm a­
field proved to be n o th in g m ore th a n nency of th is type of farm ing.
a scrim m age co n test betw een the
Many p o u ltry farm ers th ru o u t the
locals an d th e v isitin g team .
The sta te have c n trlb u te d to th is study
K ennew ick squad w as late in a rr iv ­ as well as th e county a g ric u ltu ra l
in g and a decision was fin ally re a c h ­ ag en ts statio n ed ln th e various coun­
ed n o t to play off a re g u larly sched­ ties. R ecords w ere ta k e n from 93
uled gam e. The K ennew ick team is farm s in th e W illam ette valley, th e
claim in g the so u th eastern W ash in g ­ m ajor producing section of th e state,
ton cham pionship.
22 farm s In e astern O regon, 16 farm s
H erm iston w ill play Pasco on the in th e coast section an d 24 farm s ln
local field F rid ay , N ovem ber 23, in so u th ern Oregon. Seven farm s of
th e last gam e of the season.
U m atilla county w ere included ln tb s
survey.
DISTRICT LEGION MEET
T he average size of th e floqiu on
all th e farm s wbb 819 hens an d tilers
TO BE HELD IN HERMISTON
was very title v a ria tio n from th is
average
for any of the d iffe re n t 8ec-
H erm hjtqn has been selected a« one
Aa a w hole, ■ lightly ta rg sr
of th e tow ns in tffff slatii 15 act W tious
host fo r a d is tric t conference to be flocks w ere found on th e sm aller
called by th e A m erican Legion some farm s, th e sm aller ones being som e­
tim e betw een J a n u a ry 15 and F e b ru ­ w hat m ore specialized in egg produc­
ary 12, according to J. M. B iggs who tion. The average flock w as found
re tu rn e d home M onday m o rn in g from to be m ade up of 60 per cen t p u l­
P o rtla n d w here he a tte n d e d a session lets. 30 per c e n t one y ear old hens
of the sta te executive com m ittee of and 10 per cent of older hens. As a
w hole, the practice of rep lacin g h a lf
the L egion.
H erm isto n ’s m e e tin g w ill be one of the flock each year w ith new stock
fou rteen d is tric t conferences a t w hich seems well established.
The m ost common size of farm ln
the d e p artm en t p ro g ram for 1929 w ill
be explained in d e tail to re p re se n ta ­ all sections w ere th e 10 to 20 aero
tiv es of th e 119 posts in th e state. and 40 to 80 acre form s. Off all th e
A mong o th er cities d efin itely nam ed farm s studied 39 per cent w ere less
for such m eetings w ere A storia, O re­ th a n 20 acres In to ta l area, 23 per
gon C ity, N ew berg, E ugene, G ran ts cen t ranged from 20 to 40 acres, 20
Pass, Coquille, P rin ev ille, W allow a, per cent 40 to 80 acres, an d I® per
cent over 80 acres.
The d iffe re n t
Jo h n Day and O ntario.
sizes w ere scattered fairly uniform ly
in all th e d iffe re n t sections.
HOSPITAL NOTES
T here is some v a ria tio n ln
th e
d ifferen t sections from the average
Mrs. P resto n H ollom an a n d ’ baby
practice of cu llin g o u t about 40 per
d a u g h te r left th e h ospital for th e ir
cent of th e (lock each year.
The
hom e in Echo Sunday, N ovem ber 18.
average d eath loss rom th e flock th ru
Mr. and Mrs. Don L indsey of P ine the y ear is about 12 per cen t, being
C ity, O regon, are th e p a re n ts of a som ew hat h ig h er ln th e m ajor . and
baby g irl born N ovem ber 12 a t the older producing sections, due, no
local hospital.
doubt, to th e g re a te r soil Infection.
A baby g irl w as born to Mr. and C ulling and death loss com bined all
Mrs. Lee Savely on T uesday m orning, for a replacem ent of 53 per cen t of
N ovem ber 20.
the flock to m a lh ta in Its o rig in al
G eorge T albot of Echo is in th e hos size, b u t Since m any of th e flocks
under stu d y a re b eing Increased ln
p ita i receiving m edical tre a tm e n t.
Mr. and Mrs. C hester H u n t of Col­ size, th e p ercen tag e of p u llets in the
um bia d is tric t a re th # p a re n ts of a average flock Is som ew hat hig h er.
Most noticeable, as com pared w ith
baby boy born T uesday afternoon,
o th e r farm en te rp rise s, is the sm all
N ovem ber 20.
investm ent required for land. T hia
is th e chief reason for th e low er cap­
Misses Hig Com
ital req u irem en ts or p o u ltry farm in g
Some m ore corn. waa_atQlcn_iibout as com pared w ith o th e r types of farm ­
T h u rsd ay of la st week. Seem s like ing, m aking it an easier type to s ta r t
they steal Just enough th in k in g I w ill o r expand.
not misg the corn, b u t I do.
W. P rizn er. "
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