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and similar product». But this has no
doubt already Item taken up and present-
ed to you much more forcibly than I can
do it by Dr. Withycouilie. If lie has not
already done so he certainly* will la-fore
this meeting is over, for he is full
of the subject and after his years of ex
periviice has seen the necessity of chang
ing from the old st« le of farming of farm
ing of single crops like that of wheat ami
oats and other ceral crops to that of divers
iiie<! fanning that adds butter and cheese
making to the product» of the farm am!
at the sauie time building ut> instead of
running down vour soil. Now I have re
presented to you as best I can the advant
ages of dairying in this beautiful valley
and the reasons why the farmers here
should become interested in the business,
and if there is anything that can lie «lone
to encourage you, I an sure that the South
ern Pacific laiinpiiiv and the State Agri
cultural College ami the office of th«- State
Dairy ami F«xxl Commissioner stands
ready to do it.
Charlemagne, the great universities of
• • during
the more inmlerii school» ami systems—
all these have represented the di mauds
of the times in winch they have ffouri.h
cd. At present in our universities, our
colleges, our iicmlt-tiiics, our high »chiMiln
and our public scliixils the t« nilcncy is
toward tile prnctic.il. Not alone arc pu
pils t night the culture studies, but they
urv taught l«>«lo something practical. In
Henry M. Miller anti
the various mechanical courses they arc
Carty T. Davidson
taught to 'x- workers in w-oodaml in met
al. to construct and operate intricate
having bought the
machinery. In our agricultural colleges
K'c-opened iti the I’alm-llodgv
students learn to do evi rvthing about a
with t he latest in Ladies
tarm and in mldition to this learn vmmgli
of tile culture studies to employ s| ar<
time protit.ibh ami pleaMintly.
no', alone iti thinking that in the ne«r fu
from ririeh & Com-
ture the simple forms of agricultural
pany, they invite
studies will !x- taught in the country
schools. Sch'Mil g irdens will lx- com
their friends to call
mon and the pupils will learn to love
when in Jacksonville
their farm homes ami the work they
H. C. MACKEY
THE COMING FARMER, SHALL HE BE have to «loon th« in. .M «ny times tench- !
ers are to blame for the discontent among
farmer Ixivs and girls. Tile life of til«
We have lieen listening today to splen farmer is not made attractive The sue ■
Fine line of Holiday
did a«ldresses on dairy cows, fruit |>csts. cesstul men liel«l up as imxlclsate always
g«5o»l soil, varieties of fruit, hogs an«l I in professional or buaine»» life, The
Goods, Xmas Tree
I corn, good roads, and while we must ac la-autiful home it alw-.ns in the town or
knowieilge the inifiortance of these sub I city, an«! *«• the thoughts of th- children
Second PI«M>r, \dkms Hlock.
jects we are also compelled to admit that i are turned away from the farm life and
the topic now under discussion is on«* of ! they x-r only the bright sule of town
and Glass Ware
the best on the program. There is a story life. Instead of making the count r%
of a farmer who paid such careful atten school th«- center of attraction and a
tion to all the details of Ills farm th it lie place of helpful ami healthful recreation
relate«l to a visitor the exact nuuiber of for the entire netghb irh«axl tile tem her
Fin» Photography a Specialty.
cows, Ixxf cattle, cal Vis, h >gs, sheep and relates to the chihlren the pl> iixant «x-ca Special attention given to poiinx
horses owned by him. ami the number sion* to be enjoyed m the town and the
of children. Jill u>ork guaran.
of bushels of each kind of grain he had city. The greater blame for Ixivs ami
harvested from his various fields, the ex girls leaving the farm for th« city must teed. Prien naionablr.
act acreage of each field and many other n« laid on tlie pa’cnts. Country home*
similar facts, but upon being asked how that might lie ma«le attractive Io the s. p. R . R. TIME CARD.
many children there were in his family tree», shrubs «nd llow- rs havi th- ir xard»
t f h il n»1
he reflected a moment and then r« fern-«! ornamented bv the stray alf or hog. In *k>uth h Htl
the question to Ins wife for an answer stead of tri ing to tn -ke the hoin«- plea*-
Undoubtedly this story is much « xag ' ant and convenient tin |u«rr nts them \o 15 No II
No 1.* 1No
gerated but it illiistr.il« s th«- linen st tak selves talk continual!« of tile time when
en by many fathers in their children's they shall have made mom y ruotigli to P R 50
a y» i.
welfare. They can tell how to plant move to l«iwti am! et jov lit«-, The coni- ' to ct Il <JU
grain and trees, how to raise ami market ing farmer will lie educated so that lie
fruit, but <1«> not know how to teach their will love to live on hi* farm,
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children to love the farm or take an in phone, rural delivery, good road* ami
terest in the work. The Ixivs are leav ether conveniences will aid in tin* en
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ing the farm every year and going to the joynn-nt. He will lx gin hi- agricultural LI.»
THREE TRAINS to the EAST town or city where they enter the pro « ducation on the farm and in til* co-n
fessions <>r find employment in the store- trv school, which wi 1 lx- a larg- r. .-on- hu«
DAILY from PORTLAND
as clerks ami b«x>kk-etx-rs, or perhaps
Through Pullman standard and Tourist earn a precarious living by cinploym« nt solidated sch'xil. ami broaden his know 0 ■ .7 1 11
sleeping cars dailv to Omaha, Chicago, at all kinds of work. Their education is
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Spokane; tourist sleeping cars daily to at fault or the practice would not lx- so
out this training.
Kansas City; through Pullman tourist i universal.
sleeping cars (personally conducted)
Who is the coming fanm-r? The Ixivs THE BETTERMENT OF I.IFF. ON THE I
weekly to Chicago. Kansas City, reclin of today are the men of tomorrow; the
FARM — MRS. J. C. PENDI.HTON.
ing chair cars ¡seats free) to the East I voungjmen of today are the <*1<! men of
Mr. Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen; li
1*2 <n 12 2»
The barefoot lxiy who Perilaps it Would la- a* well to put gentle «
trudges after the plow now. working lx- men first, as the men h ive all the voice « m 1» in
D epart T ime S chedules A rrive caus«- his father has set th«- task for him. iti making public improvements, which > lo 5 lo
Sue» ¡une -nio
lo r»0 Il 41
san Franciaco 1, ,v 24 22
the sturdy village boy who has his little really means that men have the vote and
rickcta •*>!<! lo all |M»inU» in th** il'nltrd Siale»
Salt Lake. Denver.
strong liking for the fields «nd orch ids— the request for a | m | x r for this occasion Sleeping car rcwrvnliona inaile on at>plH ation
Portland Ft. Worth, Omaha,
the title first suggested was: ••The Cause Freight lion«-open» at »um and c I om -» al I Al
Kansas City. St. 4:50 p m these are some of tile coming farmers. ami the Cure for the Prevailing Discon p. in
W V LIPPINCOTT Agent
In the immediate future th«- young tm n
9:20 p. in. Louis. Chicago and
of th«- country must furnish the brains tent among Women on the Furm." but a
via Hunt East.
and brawn that will supply us with our later suggestion put il:‘‘Tlie Betterment us. nountains veined with g ild and other
bread. There are many problems that of Home Life oti the Farm,” whi« li can minerals, stream*. full of the lim st fish,
Atlantic Salt Lake. Denver,
the young and middle aged men must be much more heartilv r< »ponded to. As forests of magnincent timls-r, purest ami
Express Ft. Worth. Omaha,
solve in order that they may successfully a lover of farm life It would lx- hard to most invigorating air to breathe, water -
8:15 p. ni. Kansas City, St.
with others in the sale of their enter into the spirit of th«- thoroughly California would give millions to p »sess.
via Hunt Louis, Chicago and
products and the farmer must solve these discontented farm woman. After s«-vera! soil that raises the best of v< getabfes «nd
difficult points by a judicious study of trips to town la'ely, over one of the main the finest of fruits with which to regale
agricultural papers, by a large use of thoroughfare» of th«- county, it must lx- the inner man and if our farm houses will
Walla Walla. Lew
St. Paul iston,
common sense, bv attending institutes confessed that farm life as it now is. has not compare favorably with bonus am
Fast Mail Wallace. Pullman,
and granges, by making use of the re its drawbacks, ami the conviction is where and in any biml, it is simply lx-
♦i p. m. Minneapolis,
search ami study of the professors in our strengthened that th«- <hief one. and tin- caiise poor roads ami hick of transport
Agricultural Colleges, and by studying very last one to receive attention, is bad ition make the conv« rsion of our farm
Paul, Duluth, Mil
products into modern convenience* too
Spokane waukee, Chicago
his environment in respect to soil, clim roads.
Physically ami morally every thing is ex|>eiiKive an undertaking If our chil
ate and market. Every year th«- compe
tition becomes keener ami a higher qual on the side of the woman so fortunate as dren grow lip without th«- refining infill
itv of product is demanded by the con to call a farm her home; but in the field eticcs of cultured propIc. it is l*c< atisc
sumer, The farmer in the past lias been of mental activity ami the pleasure ami Culture will not sit down bv a mud ho!«-
educated to suit Ins surroundings, The refinement that comes from mingling or take up her residence where the road*
sturdy pioneers who have moved con with cultured people, th«- country woman are bad (live us good roads ami we will
stantly westward from the Atlantic sea- has to bow her head in meek submission show von th«- Life Ideal. With rural
Tickets Eaet via all rail, or boat and rail Ixiard until their progress lias lieen to her city sister. The present d ly wide free delivery, rural telephone», public
stopped by the old Pacific and have sub distribution of laxiks ami periodical» has halls and ( hurdles scattered throughout
dued a wild and uncultivated country advanced the busy housewife a long tin- country districts, attractive enough
during this migration have proved by wav on the roa«l to the Palace of Content. and well enough patronized to draw some
their success that they were educated suf They who make books their friends make of th«- best talent of tin- land, then when
ficiently to do the work required of 1 true friends, but woman, with her pro you bring out that new buggy, wjiicli has
them. Th«- forests have bowed to their pensity for voicing h< r thoughts, longs to now to lie housed for months for fear of
stroke and the prairies have ceased to be meet with those who read and travel, to utter ruin, we will « lose ourdoors to Dis
the habitation of the buffalo and other discuss the knottv problem, or pass on content ami join you in a spin along
All sailing dates
wild animals. The Great American Des the helpful message. To hear the thought those roads to celebrate hisdis«-omforture
8 p. tn. subject to change. 4 p. tn
ert has disajqx-ared from the map and its expressed in living words; to be thrilled
For San Francisco-
The remains of Henry Blecher were
barren wastes ate lieing converted into by the personal magnetism of a Dille, a
I sail every five days
garden patches ami fertile fields. But an Dolliver or a Champ Clark; to be born interred in the Jacksonville cemetery
increasing population demands still more out of ones self into another worldon last Saturday afternoon. Ami ndtwith
progress in reclaiming waste lands and a the wings of a Nevada’s songs or the soft standing th«- heavy rains there was a
Daily ex. C olumbia R iver .
greater productiveness in th«- soil now- strains of an Italian Band, lx-«'omes a large concourse of friends present to pax
4 p. ni.
cultivated. Rapid transportation, refrig longing almost unbearalile when th«-only their last resjx-cts to the memory of the
except erator cars, and improved methods of obstacle to fulfillment is a few miles of deceased. The services were conducted
8 p. in. To Astoria and
waylandings Sunday shipping fruits have laid the world at our bad road, one deep mud hole or a danger by Rev. F. G. Strange, who delivered a
10 p. m.
feet as a market. A11 o* these new con oils bridge. Then is one of the times very appropriate sermon.
A. L. CRAIG, Gen. Pas. Agt.,
ditions must be met ami successfully met when farm life seems narrow ami object
by the coming farmer, and no doubt ionable and women wish they had Hie
for rent. New and second
there will arise new problems at every
When you want a pleasant purgative turn of affairs and his education must be roads and, incidentally, by so doing to hand. Cash or easy installments All
remove from our beautiful valley the makes repaired or remodeled and work
try Chamberlain’s Stomach and Liver such that he can solve them.
Tablets. They are easy to take and pro- ' There have been many changes in the condemning decision of would-be invest fullv guaranteed. If you need a machine,
duce no nausea, griping or other disagree-i world’s ideals of education. 'The schools ors: “They have too bad roads.” We, write us. J. E. Huxley, 82 Fourth St.,
able effect. For sale by City Drug Store. 1 of Greece and Rome, the schools of ■ Nature’s most Ix-autiful pictures around Portland, (Iregon.
Management ! !
IVAN HUMASON, MCR.
S hort L ine
U nion P acific
PORTLAND to CHICAGO
No Change of Cars.
Ocean and River Schedule