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TODFOTIT) MATE TRTBITNK "NfEDFORp. OTCKCIOX, TUESDAY, SEPTEmER
I U. S. MAY CHANGE
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 There is
n strong possibility Mint tlio Unitutl
States mny clinnfrc its attitude townn
what constitutes arming a mereliant
m'hkuI, anil in the light of the ilovulop
incut f nibinnrine warfare may liciltl
that the mounting of small ilofonso
puns only, heretofore considered un
not arming a fthij may bo connidur
d itrrnntnent wliiuli will rcmovo tho
vusel from the non-combatant class.
State department officials gave
ptron:,' indications of this today and
Hated that when the United States at
the beginning of the war declared that
passenger ships carrying defense
runs of small caliber would be allow
ed to enter and leave American ports
and would not bo classed as war ves
pcls, submarine warfare had not do
i'lop'.d to its present stage.
Oliciiils pointed out that a -1.7 gnu,
tmcli as is reported lo' have been
mounted on tho Hesperian, is of suf
ficient si7.e to sink a submarine Proof
of this fact, officials think, might be
voustrucd as a purpose to challenge
the German blockadvrs.
KOItKST HILLS, N. Y Sept. 7.-
"W. M. Johnston, of Snn Francisco,
won the United States championship
liora today by defeating Ills follow
townsman, Maurice K. McLoughlla,
1-0, 0-0, 7-fi, 1 0-s. Tho contost which
developed the most sonvatlonal play
xlncc tho famous iiH'uthiK liotwcon
MoLoughlln and IlrooKAl on tho anmo
strip of turf a year ago, woh an ox
hlhltlon of both racquet skill and
court gonoralshlp. Another factor
and tlio vv Inning ono was that of en
durance and In this respect tho vic
tor had a decided advantago over tho
auquUhci especially In tho long
drawn out fourth net. Johnson's
ability to keep McLoughlln In deep or
mid-court most of tho time while ho
used his short ground strokes and
backhanded cross court slashes gavo
him tho winning points In crucial rallied.
I'eter HtccnMrup, former propri
etor of tho I'aeifir Motm Suppl ( o
of Medfoid, and still a property
owner heie, armed Monday trom
('ruler Lake, wheie he aeeomimiiied
rriidriit Dunlop of the llupinobilo
rompnny. Since leaving Medfoid two
year ngo, Mr. Steenntriip has trav
oIimI -10,000 miles for the HuHiiobiIe
eonimny, principally in South Amer
ica, and ho minis up Inn opinion of
that country as follews: "I had
miller be bioko in Jaekoou county
thun bo m inillioiiNiie in Hnt'iio
A.vren." Ho doclnrtM iiht of the
South American ountrio totally
without wagon road, many williom
Hiilroads ami thinks Chili the most
to ho preferred of any. Some of the
eitiea sre splendid in a siuiill isiition
and wpuilid in tho balance, and thu
Intuit and melhodi. mi different fioiu
what an American it. aeetihtomed to
do thut nil are glad to net back.
WILSON LAUDED AS
GUARDIAN OF PEACE
CHICAGO, Sopt. C. IJriloagod n.
pluuso greated Wlllliuu J. Uryun dur
ing his address before tho national
convention of tho Krlonds of l'cu
tpilny whoa ho ;tld:
"I want you to ho thankful that
this country's president Iovmk liiuien
and Is trying, with every numus at
his disposal, to pretorvu our country'
Shortly boforo tho del eg at on hnd
oheorod Congroiuiman Henry Volliuer
of Iowa, hkaIii and ai?titn whll he
uttnokod tho ndiulnUtratlon for por
mlttlng shipment of war munitions
from Amuriea to Kurope.
Uoth spoko at the afternoon aoMlun
the ooualudliiR buulim mooting of
UNCLE SAM TELLS
WASHINGTON, I). , Sept. 7.
The city or suburban man who keeps
pigeons either for pleasure or ok a
source of some profit will find much
practical information in the new Pal
mers' Itulletin No. (IS I, mumIi rm-
ing, recently issued the noiiltr'
specialists of the United States de
partment of agrieulturo. To the eit
oner the bulletin offers praotie
suggestions as to bieeds, lion-mi.
care and feeding of ' eons to pro
duee H'-unliH for his own (able or po---sihly
for sale. It can be had lor the
The bulletin opens with a strmv
caution to thoo thinking about rai
ing pigeons for profit not to e.xoecl
them i be an atilomntie "old mine.
As a result of inquiries addressed to
hunilreds of commercial raisers of
pigeons, the dctiartmcut's iuvestigator
finds that an annual profit of .fl.."l)
for a ptiir of breeders is considered
good. It is pointed out also flint
pigeons cannot be loft to thonmelvcs
if they are to be of profit, and that
profitable squab raising calls for good
hrcedni" stock, special experience,
hiisiucstt ability and a good, stead
market. To quote the auther: "There
have been many failures in squab
plants, as the profits in this husiuesh
have frequently been greatly overesti
mated and the care of the stock
wrongly rcgnrded as something verv
easy in which anyone could succeed."
Mnny people can keep pigeons suc
cessfully as a side issue, although
this requites constant oversight and
direful attention to details.
As the price paid for squabs N
largely affected by their six.o and
color of thoir flesh, the squab raiser
should be very eaioful about select
ing breyds, Tho homer seems to be
the most popular bleed for squab
raising, but the Cnriit'iiiix pigeon, u
larger bird, has recently become pop
ular. Several otlior varieties ol
larger pigeons are used, especially in
crossing with tho homer and Gar
neaux, The runt is one of the larg
est, but is not as proljfic or as good
a breeder or feeder as the homer. Va
riety alone, however, does not guar
antee successful squabs, Hird dif
fer individually and they should be
selected for their pruduclivtj power,
quality and si.o of squabs and their
ability to feed and rear off-ming.
llreeders with dark-coloicd kiiii,
logs or beak mav gie a poorer mar
ket quality of squuh than those bnd
from birds which hae white or pink
ihli-wlnte skin and Injlit eoloicd h-
HAND THAT ROCKED CRADLE NOW IS FILLING DEATH CELLS
BEETS BRING MONEY
A C Wordcii has received a letter
from J. K. Davis of Anniilielhi, Wash ,
rnlatlvn to tho beol Indimtrv kk fol
"I think a miRiir fncforv would pa
buttor In tho Hoguo river valley than
anything else. Hoots In the countn
average to tho aero about l.'i ton-
at 11.50 por ton at the (acton If
tho percontnKo of siinsr rocs l.'i por
cent they bring $.1 por ton.
"In thinning beets, tho cost Is fioiu
C cents to b cents per row, -to rods
long. Hoys and girls It and 13 vears
of hho make from 50 cents to !1 o a
day, owIiik to how they work. Hot
and glrla get $1.23 a day for blocking
thoy aro 18 to IS ymirt old Tor
toppliiK beets In tho fall, the ( 7
cents and help load them on to (lie
"If It was not for the beet raUliin
In this 'country, wo would not have
much money. Ileots put tho ground
Into good condition."
Clt.WII OI'ICXIXC IIAI.I,
At Dahnek Oarngn, opposite Natn
torlum from S p. in. lo IS u m on
ovHiitnjm of &, H and 10th, this week
III vary tnHly u oleoma. TtckcU Cue
ItefreshmtmU will bo surved In Im
"Wo wish to thank our many frlands
ami nolghlMirs for Utlr sympatltr ohU
liludnoss duriiiR iti rtctit illHaao and
death of our Muvwl hiMitonM and
father, Jiuno A WIImii. AIm to
the Med ford uul JackMNvlllu I. O.
AITHXTIOX It. A. M.
IteulAr i-ouvocntlon or ('rater
Uko PnaiiUr No 31. K. A M this ev
ouIhk at S 00 o'clock All oiih.i,
ami miubr8 urged to attend
A N llll.lKHUAM) Se.
I'.ir''i",l m-'lh. r frrnrvlitre f rmin
IHMInc Vlulbrrt hr.i,l , M...1rlui hp
It) all MMtjnl m.tlrr 1' 4 ftAt a.
ili nrr ht muailr. 1....... Iki-nt turn
Ml pliant lu ihvwiiMkl .i 1 tianoo 1 u.
wit lb ulil iia ami 11 II aia
iwmi i.aiM II ki ohm! iMaa.Vabir
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rlMlaat UU Mr (r lk twIiorUU
SMt foil lu fti a kitlk "M.4kir a
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WASHINGTON', I). P., Sept. 7. -"A
great nddition to the grain fields
of the Teutonic povvers hnseen ac
coinplishcd wTIIi the rnpliirc of tic
fruitfuLevmiiti,y teompried in the
ginimcht oridvno;'Hiiys a state
iiienn'vvar geo;ruphvf'jutt issued by
the "Nafidfinl Ocogr'aphie society.
"Higlily dov eloped estates stretidi
Ihrougliotit this (government, tho
greatest jlail of-whoo nrgn consists
of rih farm lands. Ilarvexti un-
.nryinglv produce an abundance lions
lend before the outbreak of the war
'A Rubb.r Chain Tread built on a Powerful Modern Tir,
WJ0 I KEEP A TIRE RECOUP
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?.K4i. -. mucrmmMm
Ilhc vvoi hi of rrance cannot fi;ht on the battle front, but most of the
slirnpml -IicIIh that c.nrv death lo tho enemy have been filled by a wom
an's hand. llec.niM' the men of France are needed on the Imttlelielii,
Kicneh women have lift their kitchens and ogne to ho munition fuctonea
to mnko "messengers ;t death" for the men on the filing lines.
SMALL DAMAGE 10 IINCREASE FORGE ON
ICstlmntes, partially completed by
tho forestry service show thut tho
damage by fire to timber to date,
Is between $1000 and $1500. Tho
full data will not bo complotod bo
foro October 1. It Is also ostlmated
that tho coat of combatting tho flnmoa
will average about half tho actual
loss. Most of tho flroa have boon In
tlmbor heavily covered with brush.
This burnod without any damago to
tho A-l timber, except trees having
l'lros aro burning this afternoon
In the Cold 1 1111 district, and on tho
Applcgate slope iisar Sterling. Hut'li
these fires are In brushy soctlous.
JfAltlCZ, Mex., Sopt. C Hobby
Wntmh of Dallas, Texas, was awarded
Another force or men wcio sent to
Klsh I.ako this morning to work on
tho Fish Lake dam being construct
ed by tho Itoguo Hlver Canal com
pany, brlnglnK tho full complement
up to 100. This forco will bo In
creased to 150 as fast as possible.
The dam Is now beginning to assume
doflnlto shape, amWulU be completed
early In November.
The Hoguo Hlver Canal company
hns a aurvoylng crow working daily
lu tho I'hoonlx district, sotting lines
for tho extension of the old 1'hoeulx
tho decision over Hattlim; Nelson, for
mer lightweight champion at tho end
of a twenty round bout tonight. Tho
fight was fast throughout, -
(lie fatniers of Kovno exported to
their (tcrmnu neighbors large iiuauti
lies of grain, meat, milk, butter,
cheese and fowl. Hero Russia wore
.n air of general well being and prog
less, which contrasted shandy with
tho marsh and poverty blighted lands
to the south.
"More than (iO per cent of tho sur
face of Kovno government is yearly
under crops, mid much of the remain
ing nrca is devoted to the grazing of
herds. Wheat, rye, oats, bailey and
potntocs have been exported in in
creasing bulta uftiy each succeeding
linnet, ami tlio mctlKxIs ot inrminu
have steadily improved, nlmost keep
ing pact with the intensely cultivated
farms in neighboring Hast Prussia.
The soil is a very fertile black earth,
and smaller areas nro sandy clay.
The government is well watered, with
a sufficient rainfall and an intricate
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Baltie sea bv the rivers N'iemcn,
i. .. .
Dunn (I)viua), indaii and Con ritual
An. These rivers aro navigable and
have navigable branches. Mnny
lakes me scattered over Kovno's sur
face. "Dairying has achieved a fame in
the government almost eipial to that
of Denmark's or Finland's dairying.
The butter produced here competes
with that offered by the Finns, and
with all hut the best and most expen
sive butters offered by Denmark. Hat
ter trains daily gathered the prod
ucts of the Kovno dairies before tho
war for the brisk markets of Berlin.
Fine cattle and horses bred on Kovno
estates have attracted considerable
Kuropeau attention dutiiig rccen.
years, the Russian miimals vicing
successfully for oints with those
raised upon the famous farms of
Kait and West Prussia.
I i ,i
Wfaeft Is a cigarette
A cigarette Is not sensible
for you if it loaves your
tamo and your smoke-hunger
a little bit unsatisfied.
nor if it bothers your
throat or tongue
nor if it mnkesyou "feel
moan" after smoking your
None of these things will
happen to you if you find
(and stick to) the right
But the cigarette that is
right for ono man may nor;
be right for another. For
instance, Fatimas may not
just suit your taste-rin spite
of the fact that they are the
best-sailing cigarette costing
Fatimas ARE coo and
friendly to tho throat and
tongueand they will NOT
make you "feel mean" after
aBioking all you want.
So they surely
siblo for you except pos
sibly fcr the taste.
And when it comes to that,
it will be mighty strange if
you don't like Fatima's taste
they couldn't sell so fast
if the taste weren't extra
gooc, could they?
Why not get Fatimas this
very day and find out for
yourself how sensible a
cigarette can really be?
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(l iDisttnctiwly Individual
815 Sales Increase
Dunns the past six months, the sales of "Chain Tread"
Tires have increased 815 per cent. This phenomenal record
breaking gain is over previous heavy sales, and just one thing
accounts for it the sheer merit of
"Chain Tread" Tires
These three points of superiority will continue lo multiply the
sales of " Chain Tread " Tires :
1 The exceptional mileage delivered by the
"Chain Tread "Tire.
2 The unquestioned anti-skid protection of
the "Chain Tread "Tire.
3 The liberal, courteous service given by the
makers of the "Chain Trcid" Tire.
Send your nnme and address, foe set of Free Tire Record
Blanks, to United States Tire Company, N.w York City.
"Chain Tttai" Tltei or, .nU by Ltadi.,k ArlmhU Otoltrt. Do not oce.pl iubititutt$
Otvy Md a, the Urttil RuiW Co?1Br lo lb WotlJ V
Sj;y (53 T.re SerTi Branthei. Dfileri Ewywasrt) 1
ft 8 WNwi i
i airfvi f in
NEW APPLE CIDER
Pure and sweet. All had parts and worms cut out. Hand
sorted and washed.
In accordance with the agree
ment with the directors of the
Fair Association, all stores are
requested to close between 1 and
5 p. m. Thursday and Friday,
Sept. 9 and 10. Please do your
ordering early on those days.
JACKSON COUNTY BUSINESS MEN'S
By Kurl C. Gadtlis, Pros. By John II. Carkin, Sec.
Oregon State Fair
Week HaglnulHB Supttmber ;?th
Itutcw, l'at Stook, Poultry, Afrleulturo
' All tho aothitlc wo nro IntoraatoU
ijk 1" will ropraiontoa
Ittiluixsl lUiilimid l'mv.s
i rum nil jtoluU In Orosga
DutM St. Hi to Qet, 3d
TMlU limiti te QL OUi
ll traln ilhtict to th lilr CiouitiU
At rmr towl imU tar train
tkMtiils, awi Us&.
Jolm l. Seott, (ton. I'niMMigor .Irwii, lMrtlaml, Orxon.
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