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her hearer* that id the dose of the meet produced in almost any climate but as it
mg she was heartily congratulated by take* a certain amount of feed to keep up
the professors and by many (M-rsons of r the anima) fat in the body, it can be
readily seen that a mild climate is to lie
Plot, Cordley spoke on “Rural School preferred to one that is cold and rigorous.
Problems,” advocating the lx-tterment of From what I have seen of the climate of
the country schools as nine out of ten id Rogue River valley, and 1 have been
the boy* and girls of the farm were un here nearly every month of the year, I
able to get nil education oth> r than that Ix-lieve it to lx- an ideal one, reaching
had in these- schools. Asa first condition neither the extreme of heat nor cold. So
totlic improvement of the country schools that as far as the climate of this valley is
they should I m - consolidated when ever concerned, I feel that I can safely say
jxissible, lor th«- one room ungraded that there is none lietter.
school could not advance the scholars as
Next we come to the question of the
the farmer's education of today lequircd ‘ soil and the possibilities of its product-
and the central graded school, where ' ions, and while I have not had the op-
book keeping anil the other advanced
1 |«>rtunity to go over your valley as ex
studies could lie taught, would give the
tensively as I would like to do what
educated farmer, who would be the suc I have seen of it impresses me with the
cessful farmer of the futute.
idea tliat a good part of it at least is very
Another Hong was given by the High rich and capable of returning to the
School chorus and thru a lecture,illustrat | farmer large return* for his labor. I
ed In sti reoptic.il views, was given by have seen in this valley in this past sea
Prof, Kent, in which the work of the son a splendid crop of corn grow on land
Agricultural College was fully explained. iijx.n which th« re was pra< tically not a
This was followed by views of fine stiM'k drop of water fell from the time it was
explained by Dr Withvconilie, showing planted until the «lay it was harvested,
al) the best ly|M-s of highbred cattle, hors flic same can lie said of alfalfa, the
es, sheep, goat* and Ilog«, the lecture dairyman’s best friend. I. find that at
dosing with view* of a model firm house present very little is known about vetch,
and the home of “Furmi r Slack.”
l»iit I am satisfied that it will do well in
A motion for a vote of thunks,made by this valley. But w ith three or four crops
Mr. Ntinan, on behalf of the Jackson of alfalfa a year and corn for silo, to say
ville board cf trade, wa* carried with a nothing alsmt clover and other forage
hearty, unanimous vote, that expressed plants, it would seem that there would
the deep appreciation the citizens of Jack be no question but wh it this valley is
sonville have f<>r Dr. Withvcomlx-, Prof. favored in that respect.
I ofdh s , Prof Kent, Prof K I' is-! \ . H on
The next imjxirtant question is that
J. \V. Bally, Hon. A. 11 Carson, Mr. I!
a market. In this respect the whole
E, Lounsbiirv. and to Mr. W E. Comaii,
general |xi*»enger agent for Southern state of Oregon has lx-en particularly
Pacific, hik I lo Hon. j. H Stewart, Mrs. favored, for the uist year, in fact for the
pint few years, the Or< gon ilairvinan has
J. C. Pendleton, S. W. Boyd, \V. H.Gore
received more for Ins dairy products than !
lion Mile* Cantrall, Hon. \V M. Colvig
h ivr those whose conditions are more
and Prof. E. E. Wishbiirn for their work
in making tin- Jacksonville farmers initi- favorable. I find upon investigation that
butter has sold in tile Portland market
tllte the splendid success that it was
alroutT'j cts. above the Eastern markets
This closed the exercise for th«- evening
and the first fiirst farm rs institute ever and there is that difference at tins time.
held in Jackson county, but it certainly The con sas pie nee is that there are large
will not lx the last for so well pleased quantities of the Eastern products in out
I have in my hands at the present time a large num
markets that should I m - supplied by the
were all who attended that whenever it
is |w>*«ible for the State Agricultural col
ber of Bargains in FARM, FRUIT and GARDEN
other cities on the north ami San Fran
lege to hold another institute in Jack
LANDS, and TOWN PROPERTY, in different
sonville the farmer* will lx- out in force cisco on the south that arc always in the
an I fill to overflowing the largest hall in market for the Irest of every thing and
parts of Rogue River Valley. My commissions are
the S. P. R. R. h is shown a disposition
to do all in it* (lower to help along the
reasonable thus giving advantage to l>oth seller and
I*OSSIMI|.IT1>:S l<»k IIAIKVINC. IN KOGt.'K dairy industry of the state ami as favora
KIVHK VAI.I.KV—HON. J. W. BAILKV.
hie rates have lx-en given along its lines
buyer. 1 can furnish any kind of property that a
When any one wishes to engage in any im seem consistent with good business
new settler mav desire.
business enterprise, lie first studies the policy. Now with all the conditions
conditions to learn if they are favorable favorable for dairying ill this valley,
to the |xirticular business in which he there are other reasons why the fanner
«bond take up
Up the business,
busimss. In the first
propo-cs to engage, and especially is this shorn!
true of dairying, for without favorable place it is a sale bus ness and one that
conditions it is hard for him to cotntrete the farmer takes less chances than in
with those who have all the conditions almost any other farm venture for he
in their favor. The conditions that are calculates to a certainty to what
favorable to dairying arc a mild climate, suit will lie. With all the m-alern ap
mu I that will produce a great abundance pliances he can test and weigh his milk
of forage plants such as corn, clover, so that he may know each day what his
vetch, alfalfa etc. so that the farmer can cows arc doing and whether it is i a pay-
grow all or nearly all of the • feed con- ing or a losing proj<osition. To illust-
d.lire herd. The
7'.. next and rate, if a mail has a cow that will give
Rigs on short notice for timber cruisers, com
(■erhapsthe most ini|s>rt mt of all is that thirty pounds of milk a day and that
mercial men, mining men, sawmill men, all
<>( markets ami the mean» of getting
dairy products to trie markets. Now we it contains 4 |x-r cent of butte r fat and
kinds of men or parties. Horses led at rca-
will first take up the question of climate. add to that about 15 per cent over-run
so nab le rates.
Not that laitter ami cheese cannot lie and you have 1.4 pounds of butter and at
the present price of .'Hi cis. a lb. means
f 42 a day or |I2.<MI a month. With the
same careful study you can tell to a cent
what the cost of tied is that the cow con- |
«times while producing the amount of
butter fat ami the difference between the
Rugs in many beautiful pat
amount sold and the value of the feed |
terns, Portieres, nil grades,
will represent the profit. The skim milk, :
Conch covers, latest design*.
when used to raise calves and pigs will
Table covers, Carja-t Sweep
fully pax for the work of caring for the I
ers. Parlor Tables, Ladies
dairy. Of coarse it will take time and I
gissi judgment to build up a herd of I
stands, Rockers, to suit all.
cows that will show a profit each and
Morris chairs, Music Racks.
every day in the year, but as I have '
Ladies !h-sks, Ladies dress
said w ith the knowledge that one has and
ing cases. Folding tables.
what he can obtain from our agricultural
Rattan Goods, Ladies Work
colleges and other sources, it can I m - done.
Stands. Fancy Tables, Wall
Another reason why it pays to go into
the dairy business is that it is a cash pro
position. Any one that has a good herd
of dairy cows never has to ask or obtain
credit from any source. He has cash from I
horse*, Desks and Black
his business every day in tlu- year and |
boards, Doll Carriages, Ex
does not have to tell the man from whom
tension tables, Side board*.
he buys his groceries and other neces- j
sanes of life that he will pay him when
he harvests his crop of gram, which often
Commodes, Iron l>eds for dolls
never coms, or his hired man that he will I
pay him when he sells his steers or his j
iambs which often have to be thrown I
l ight Will Be Bitter.
the market at a loss or with a profit so
Those who will (lersist in dosing their
ears against the continual recommenda small that it is not worth mentioning. !
tion of Dr. King’s New Discovery for But a well managed dairy never fails to
Consumption, will have a long and bitter bring the cash just as it is needed and
fight with their troubles, if not ended this makes happy homes and contented
earlier by fatal termination. Read what wives, sons and daughters. Five hundred
T. R. Beall of Beall, Miss, has to say: dollars distributed every month during
Not a minute should be lost when a
XV. S. Bailv. P. O. True. Texas, writes:
“Last fall my wife had every symptom that tiini> will bring more happiness child shows symptoms of croup. Chamb “My wife had been suffering five rears
She took Dr. King's and solid comfort than twice that amount erlain’s Cough Remedy given as soon as with paralysis in her arm, when I was
New Discovery after everything else had received after a hard and uncertain year’s the child becomes hoarse, or even after persuaded to use Ballard’s Snow Lini
failed. Improvement came at once and work. Another reason, anil perhaps the the croupv cough appears, will prevent ment, which cured her all right. 1 have
four bottles entirely cured her.’ Guaran best reason of all, why it pay* to dairy the attack. It never fails, and is pleasant also used it for old sores, frostbites and
teed by Druggist. Price 50c, and #1.00 is the building up of the farm, instead of and safe to take. For sale by City Drug skin eruptions. It does the work.’’ 25c,
impoverishing it as does wheat growing Store.
50c, /1.00. Sold by City Drug Store.
Trial bottles free.
Have you made your selections for
Xmas? If not look over Conklin's
list of Christmas suggestions in an
other column. New things added
C. W. CONKLIN
UNDERTAKER AND EMBALMER
Real Estate Dealer
Union Livery Stables
Geo. N. Lewis, Prop.,
as usual will soon be shown in Up-to-
date, Desirable, Man-pleasing
at the Toggery. We will have some en
tirely new ideas in LADIES PRESENTS.
The TOGGERY, Medford Oregon