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About The North Santiam's Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 194?-1949 | View Entire Issue (March 24, 1949)
MILL CITY ENTERPRISE,
MARCH 24, 1949
. side it the trees become individuals. and all other markets for wood in
Usually they aie young, a growing town, will provide a new view and
1 crop. How is the crap to be managed an important one, of trees as a mon
to bring the most dollars' per year ey crop.
' with the least loss to the farm wood Car Stakes Are Trees.
Another view of the kind may be
| This is the key question, the heart had along any railroad in the nation.
of the forest problem of the whole Watch the freights joll fty. More
TREES ARE TWO BY FOURS
The easiest way to see the maiket
This is true if you are thinking country, the question on the big in open cars of lumber are to be seen
at the two by four (2” x 4”) and of tfoe tree crop of the gieat national dustrial frest unit as on the farm than ev erbefore.
think what it means to you, your forest, or of trees on a large indus woodland unit. To put it another handling machines will load a flat
trial tree farm, or of wood that’s way: how can we give and take at car in less than 30 minutes, and at
many yards similar machines will un
| the same time in the timber?
growing on the ‘‘back foity.”
Timber Ci*op in Town
load the car in jigtime.
Jacob Spaniol & Son
Lumber loaded by hand in boxcars
One way is to take a trip to town
see the forest because of the trees.’’
There are 462 million forest acres in 'and go through the yard of a retail is held in by the car’s sides. Open
the United States, and about 139 mil lumber dealer. Stop by the bins or cars of lumber need car stakes, and
lion of them are the tree crops on stacks of two by fours. See them as car stakes grow in trees. They can
’the young trees, the new crop on a be made on the farm to better all
millions of farms.
Study that for a minute, and you back forty that was logged 60 years round advantage than they can be
•» ;g| sawed at high cost in the sawmill.'
will agree that often one cannot see ago.
See the car stakes as trees on the
One bin of two by fours will be
the forest because of the figures,
Need Help on Your
smooth and bright and: show few farm, and see the trees in the wood
Even that wooded forty on the knots. Another will have two by land as traveling tree.*, each a flat-
Thus, money grows in
is only a scene of dark stems fours that’hre rough and tough, knot- car stake,
If you had mare than one em
ty and pitchy, bark often showing, , trees,
ployer in 1918, you may be en
white-pocket, and otherwise hard on I The more money that is seen in
titles to refund on social secur-
the eyes. All of these blemishes are J trees the more they will be valued.
ity tax. Consult—
not to be found on every two by four i
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in the bin, of course. But each has
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smething that rates it as low grade.
Between the two bii^, are other
grades of .J wo by fours. See them
as the trees back on the fa: m
C, E. ‘Pink’ Mason, Prop.
one item of relationship after
other will come to mind.
16 Inch Old Growth
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The first bin represents the best
wood of the tallest, biggest anti
strongest trees in the woodland. Each
of the other grades can be seen in
ttTe shapes of the diffeiences in a
Bill Hutchinson. Lyons, Kt. 1
stand' of trees and in the differences
of »he wood in any sin; I tree as
they go from clean lower trunk to
*the tap with its dense limbs, aach
branching from a “knot” in the
| Other questions follow: how many
of the larger trees can be taken from
the woodland To yield the high grade
of two by fours ghat bring the best
‘price; how many of the poor trees
, in the woodland can be cleared out
to yield lower grades, at prices above
■ what such items as fuelwood and
fenceposts will bring; and how much
1 of all may be taken without injury
to the remaining crop?
| Tlie -wise forest owner of course
looks even further, thinking f tak-
ing from the woodland in ways to
give it more growing space for the
A trip through the lumber yard.
as special guests.
Mrs. Al Yankus and Ray, Mrs. Ro
bert Veness and Shirley drove to
Lyons Wednesday morning to visit
and observe the kindergaiten class
which is under the direction of Mrs.
Charles Power. The Mill City Par-
ent-Teacher Assn, is planning to
sponsor a kindergarten here in the
Miss Zeta Prichard’s second grade
class, which won the recent room con
test for the largest percentage of
fathers at the PT A fathers night
program, was given a party Thurs
day afternoon in the recreation room.
Games were played and refreshments
served. Mrs. John £uir and! Mrs. Ro
bert Veness were in charge. St. Pat
rick’s day theme was used.
The junior class of the high school
was given a wiener roast Monday
evening at the outdoor fireplace of
Mrs. Rosa Daly. Despite rain and
threatening weather which soon
cleared, a number came out. Mrs.
Muir and Mrs. Veness were in charge
with Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Rugh
FOR THE SAME
You can’t stop my paper now. The
‘events in the Canyon make youi 'pa
per like a Western serial—each is
sue a little more exciting.
Keep up your fearless editorials
for the betterment of Mill City.
E L. RADA
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