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About The Evening herald. (Klamath Falls, Or.) 1906-1942 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 13, 1921)
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WABHINCJTON, D. C, Jan. 13.
KcnilorH of rocont iiowh nrtlclcs re
porting tho destruction of ciittlo In
Kuroponn cnuntrloH by ciitllo plnguo
aro making Inquiry of tlio United
States dopnrtment of nRrlcitituro re
garding tho nnturo of thin dlHonne,
For tho Information of Htockmon In
thin country, tho dopnrtmnnt has
iRtiuod tho following Htntemcnt:
It Ib not HtrntiRo thnt cnttlo plagtio,
known In votorinnry lltornttiro as
rlndorpost, nhoulil hn nnfnmlllar to
American llvo-stock owners ns, for
tt'inntoly, It novnr Iiiih appeared In
tho Unltod Btntos.
As thn nnmo slgnlflcM, It Is a vcrl
tnblo cnttlo pluguo. Prior in tho
great world wnr, It hnd hcen driven
hnck from Kuropa, hut toilny It Ih
rnvnglng tho herds of sovornl of thn
European countrlcH which wnro In
volved In tho rocont war. In thin
roRpoct hlfltory Is repeating Itsolf,
for oxtonslon of tho dlBoano Into
Kuropo from Aula In previous yenrs
hns boon associated with tho great
wars; cattlo accompanying troops
having actod a dlssomlnators of tho
infection. Thus, If for no other rea
son, wo may crodlt tho ropbrts that
tbo bolshevik army, by driving dis
eased cattlo ahoad of tholr forces lias
spread rlndorpost among tho cattlo of
Poland to such nn extent that it
threatons almost complato destruc
tion of Polish hords.
Fever Usually First Symptom
Tho symptoms of rlndorpost aro
not very characteristic. Certain np
penrancos 'which nro observed In ono
epizootic which, In votorlnary medi
cine, moans thn nnmo as "opldomlc"
as applied to diseases of man may
bo nbscnt In nnothor. Among tho
first signs, how-over, It Is a very high
fover. Ilopoatcd chills mny bo observ
ed, Thn nnlmnt manifests groat do
blllty. Tho bond droops and rests
on somo object for support. Tho hair
stands on ond and tho muxzlo Is
dry. In dairy cows tho Becrotlon of
milk dlmlnlshos vory rapidly. Tho
back Is arched, and tho four legs nro
brought togothor under tho body. As
tho dlscaso progresses, tho mucous
membranes becomo reddened; diar
rhea soon Bets In, nnd tho discharges
THE EVENING HERALD, KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON
THUItflDAY, JANTJA11Y 13, IBM.
bocomo fetid, viscid, nnd streaked
with blood. Coughing It n common
sympton nnd ulcers, or so-called
eroilons, mny nppour !u tho mouth
iiiiiuwuu uy cougning. Tiioro may
nlso bo sloughing of tho skin In var
ious portions of tho body. In sovoro
cases, which nro tho moHt common
In tho Himcoptlblo cattlo of western
Huropo, death ensuou four to sovon
lays nftur tho first nppenrnnco of
tho dlsoaso nnd Is preceded by groat
emaciation nnd doblllty.
I tarred From United Hlnlen
Whnt aro tho possibilities of rlnd
orpost being Introduced Into tho
United States? While tho dlscaso may
bo sproad by tho raw products of nf-
foctod nnlmnls, In most Instances It
Is denominated by Infected animals,
In tho ordinary truffle with cattlo.
Cattlo uro highly suscoptlblo to tho
dlscaso, Shcop, goats, deor, nnd'cnm
els nro nlgo suscoptlblo. None of
thoso nnlmnls can ho Imported Into
tho United States from countries
across sens without n permit from
tho socrntnry of agriculture, nnd per
mits nro not issued for Importations
from countries In which rinderpest
exists. This eliminates tho chief
sourco of dnnger.
Undor regulations Issued Jointly by
(lip department of agrlctilturo and
tho treasury department, Importation
Into tho Unltod States of any animal
by-products tnken or removed from
animals nffocted with anthrax- foot-nnd-mouth
dlscaso, or rinderpest is
prohibited. Hides of meat cattlo,
calf skins, buffalo hides, shcop skins,
goat skins, nnd doer skins offorod
for entry Into tho United States must
bo subjected to disinfection In an ap
proved manner, unless It can bo
shown that rlndorpost docs not ex
ist in tho locality whore tho shipment
originated. Thus ovory possiblo of
fort Ib bolng mndo to protect tho live
stock of tho United Statos from cat
tlo plaguo of tho old world.
I.KCTUUKK CliVHUIUW FAMIL-
IAKITY OF ItOYH AND OIIU.S
SALEM. Or., Jan. 13. Verbal
bombshells, hurled In tho direction
of familiarities among boys and
girls wcro scattered nt two mcotlngs
nt which I)r. Chnrles E. Darker, pro
minent lectnror, spoko hero today.
"No uoy ever respected a girl ho
could fondlo nnd kiss," said Dr.
Ilurkor- at n meeting held in tho au
ditorium of Willamette unlvorslty.
"Ho muy Hay thnt ho loves her, but
nlno times out of ten ho will novor
Dr. llarkor spoko hero undor aus
pices of tho llotory club.
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This young lady Is Miss Dotty Walker of Washington, D. C. Sho
hasn't dofoated anybody at chess; sho Is not married or divorced; In fact,
wo don't know much about her. Hut anybody so charming as sho do-
sorves to havo hor picture In tho paper, so hero it Is.
WEATHER RECORD f
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Horoaftcr Tho Horald will publish
tho mean and maximum temporn
turos and precipitation, record as tak
en by the U. S. Reclamation scrvlco
station. Publication -will cover tho
day provlous to the paper's Issuo, up
to 5 o'clock of tho day.
Max. Mln. clpltatlon
Jan 1 40 27
Jan 2 45 3C 23
Jan 3 . 43 37
Jan 4 46 33
Jan 6 31 27 80
Jan 6 . 25 4
Jan 7 39 17
Jan. 8 ........ 21 13
Jan 9 31 13
Jan 10 32 14
Jan 11 29 7
Jun 12 30 20 07
Work Is Well
Tho farm bureau Is fast becom
ing nn important agricultural organ
ization. Tho national farm bureau
now roprcscnts approximately a mil
lion and a half farmers. It has al
ready stepped In and accomplished
soma very definlto results which ef
fect tho agricultural interests of tho
entire country. Among tho doflnti
1. Prevented frozen Argentine
beet flooding the country.
2. Secured tho rcleaso of 100
000 freight cars for' moving 1920
3. Deduced tho freight rates In
crease demanded on farm commodi
ties by $1,000,000.
Tho state farm bureau for Oregon
Is now in session at Portland. Klam
ath county Is represented by tho
president of tho county farm bu
reau. Thcodoro N. Cnso. Tho Klam
ath county farm bureau can show na
accomplishments for tho past year:
1. Tho handling of approximate
ly $50,000 worth of business whicb
Includes tho sulphur, nlfala seed,
material for pest control, etc.
2. Has brought Into tho county
moro than sixty head of purobrcd
3. Has established tho uso of sul
phur for Increasing alfalfa ylelda
and pooled ordors for over ICO tons.
4. Has mixed and distributed ten
tons of poisoned grain for squirrels.
5. Has encouraged and assisted
In silo building nnd tho county baa
6. Has undor wny tho biggest
livestock Improvement campaign In
any county In tho Btato.
pw manq miles
did tjou march the
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