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About Lake County examiner. (Lakeview, Lake County, Or.) 1880-1915 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 25, 1913)
Send For The Folks
While the Fares are Low
SEPTEMBER. 25th TO OCTOBER 10th
Low Vestbound Colonist fares will be In effect via
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To The Homeseeker Coming West
How to Reach
Lake County, Oregon
When the Conductor or Train Aud
itor takes up your ticket, notify him that
you desire to stop off at Reno, Nevada,
if on the Southern Pacific, or at Doyle.
California, on the Western Pacific. Your
ticket or a check will be returned to you
by the conductor. You must then pre
sent this exchange check or ticket to the
Ticket Agent at Station of stop-over im
mediately on arrival of train. The agent
will take your signature on a receipt,
sign it himself and return the receipt to
you, retaining the check or ticket which
will be delivered to you within ten days
upon your surrendering receipt. Re
ceipts and tickets are not transferable.
Show your receipt to the Agent of the
Nevada-California-Oregon Railway at
Reno, Nevada, and Doyle, California,
who will return same to you immediate
ly and sell you a round trip at following
rates to points on Nevada-California-Oregon
Fares from Reno or Doyle and return:
Alturas, Cal., $8.15; Davis Creek, Cal..
$9.55; Doyle. Cal., $3.25 (from Reno);
Fairport, Cal., $ 1 0.95; Lakeview, Oregon,
$11.90: Likely. Cal.. $6.75; Madeline.
Cal., $5.35; New Pine Creek, Oregon,
$10.95; Ravendale, Cal., $3.95; Reno.
Nev.. $3.25 (from Doyle).
Limit of these tickets will be the same
as your stop-over. You can stop over
at any point on Nevada-California-Oregon
Railway within time limit of your
ticket. Care must be taken to return to
stop-over points within time limit.
GROWING SEASON. Grains and
grasses, April to September: succulent
vegetation. May 1 5 to September 1 5.
ALTITUDE. 4.300 to 4.800 feet
in the valleys.
TEMPERATURE. Maximum. 102;
minimum, generally about 10 above: oc-
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LOCATION. Southern tier of coun
ties, east of the Cascades.
SIZE. 8,140 square miles; larger
than Connecticut, Rhode Island and Del
Five and a quarter million acres.
POPULATION. Lakeview. 1.500
to 2.000, the entire county, 5,000.
TAXABLE WEALTH. $8,000.
000: $1,800 per capita.
BANK DEPOSITS. $1,500,000;
$300 per capita.
HOMESTEAD LANDS. About
2,604,620 acres, of which over a half
million is first class agricultural land.
LANDS FOR SALE. Thousands
of acres on easy terms and prices.
PRICES. $10 to $75; some highly
improved lands are cheap at $125.00.
casionally a day or two of below zero
weather not every year.
CLIMATE. Excellent. Unpleasant
weather from Nov. 10 to March 10; per
haps another monthof unsettled weather.
SNOW AND RAINFALL Aver
age precipitation, 1 7.5 inches; snow 2
to 12 inches in valleys, 2 to 12 feet in
PREVAILING DISEASES. None.
No climatic or seasonal diseases.
WATER. Unexcelled. 7 to 70 feet
all over the county.
SOIL. Disintegrated lava and vol
canic ash, alluvial loam, clay loam, sandy
loam; alkali spots only in very rare in
stances. MINERALS. Soda deposits 99 per
cent pure at Alkali Lake; salt and borax
contract with state for Lake Abert and
Summer Lake Gold in Windy Hollow
mining district. Gold near New Pine
Creek, on California side of line in High
Grade (formeily Hoag) district.
TIMBER. Fourteen billion ft. mer
chantable pine; one half for sale.
POULTRY RAISING. Another
opportunity. Quite a little done, yet
eggs run from 25 to 75 cents per dozen.
Chickens rarely less than 50 cents apiece.
LIVESTOCK. Heretofore the prin
cipal product; 250.000 sheep, 70,000
cattle, 20,000 horses annually graze.
DAIRYING. Great opportunities
for development New creamery began
operation July 15, 1913; first monthly
pay roll, $1,400; second month is show
ing large increase.
WOOL Annually, is 1,500.000
pounds, commanding the highest prices
in the world's markets.
ALFALFA. Very successful crop.
Yield of 1 1-2 ton to a cutting about the
average. One cutting and considerable
pasturage has been the rule. Two cut
tings easily made.
ALFALFA SEED. One of the fa
vored localities where the first quality of
seed can be produced.
VEGETABLES. Potatoes, cabbage,
carrots, parsnips, beets, squash, cucum
bers, melons of all kinds, in fact almost
everything that is grown in Mississippi
TREE FRUITS.' Successful in the
highest degree wherever tried. Goose
Lake valley and Summer Lake valley .
especially, other parts of the county as
favorably located. Apples, plums and
cherries never have a failure. Pears
very rarely fail; peaches once in several
years. Prunes and apricots of best qual
ity are raised. No smudging has ever
been done; with smudging no need of
BERRIES. Strawberries, blackber
ries, dewberries, gooseberries, raspber
ries, loganberries, currants, etc., do re
HOGS. We need hog raisers;
everything is favorable; alfalfa and hogs
will make any industrious man independ
ent. Lake county imports 55 per cent
of fresh pork, and 80 per cent of hams
CORN. Green corn for the roast
ing ear does well.
- POTATOES. Frequendy yield . 7
tons to acre: beets 1 2 tons, and other
vegetables in proportion.
WHEAT. .Yields 20 to 40 bushels
to acre. Mostly spring wheaf, but fall
OATS. 20 to 100 bushels.
BARLEY. 40 to 90 bushels.
RYE. 9 to 25 bushels.
IRRIGATION. Above yields with
out irrigation; considerable increase can
be expected when irrigated. Projects
in various stages, from preliminary sur
vey to 70 per cent completion, to cover
half a million acres.
INVESTIGATE FOR YOURSELF.
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From 1'rlnclpnl CUIoh In the Kant to Portland, Tacpuia, Seattle and
NorthweRt Pacific Co ant point
New York. $55.00
New Orleans 46.55
Oklahoma ......... 35.25
Philadelphia ....... 54.75
St. Louis.... 37.00
$30.00 from Denver, Colorado Springs; Omaha
Kansas City, St. Joseph, St. Paul.
Equally low fares from many other Eastern points.
Upon deposit of amount of ticket with any agent of the O-W.
R. A N. ticket will be furnished at any address In the East.
For full particulars call on or write Agent O-W. B. A N.
RAILROAD RATES REDUCED
From Sept. 25 to Oct. 10, 1913
TO FOISTS ON THE
CENTRAL OREGON LINE
Atlanta, Ga $J1.70
Boston, Afass 5.7. 7 J
Buffalo, X.Y. 47 0
Cairo, III. 30.08
Charleston, S.'C. 64 75
Chicago, 111. 38 00
Cincinnati, O 43.85
Cleveland, 0 1 44.75
Columbus, O M 44.60
Detroit, Mich 4350
Des Moines, la 32. 84
Dulutb, Minn 30 00
Evausville. Ind 40.10
Indiana polls, Ind. 40.60
Kansas City, Mo 130 00
Louisville, Ky. 42 85
Memphis, Tenn 4250
Milwaukee, Vls 36.70
Minneapolis, Minn 30 00
Nashville, Tenn 45.00
New York.N. T. 55 00
Omaha, Nebr. 30.00
Pet, r la, 111. 37.00
Philadelphia, Pa. 64 75
Pittsburg, Pa. 47.00
Richmond, Va.i. 54.75
Sioux City, la.. 30.00
St. Louis, Mo 37.00
St. Paul, Minn 30.00
Superior, Wis $30.00 .
CORRESPONDING REDUCTIONS FROM OTHER POINTS.
If you will advise the Oresron Trunk Rr. Agent the names and ad
dresses of your friends In the East who are coming to Oregon, be will have
a representative call and help plan their trip.
Deposits In prena vment of tickets will be accented by Agents, and
tickets delivered to Eastern points by tvlegraph.
For further Information regarding stopovers, etc , apply to
R. H. CROZIER, Asst. Gen 7 Pass. Agent Portland, Ore.
J. H. CORBETT, Agent Ore. Trunk Ry Bend, Ore.
Daily Service Reno to Lakeview Except Sundays
No. 1 Arrives Lakeview at 8:40 P. M.
No. 2 Leaves Lakeview at 6:40 A. M.
Daily Except Sunday
I'ullmao & Buffettfctervice Between lakeview and Reno
C. W. CLASS, AGENT :: LAKEVIEW, OREGON
HOTEL LAKEVIEW Z:h'HT
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Sample Room for Commercial Travelers
Modern Throughout. First Class Accommodations
SHAMROCK STABLES SS
CON BREEN, Proprietor
Special Attention to Transient Stock
Horses Boarded by the Day, Week or Month
Always Open Phone 571