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Thursday, December 1, 1927.
VERNO «A EAGLE
Farm and Garden
Feed dairy cows grain in order
to get them in good flesh before
calving. Usually 4 to 6 pounds of
grain daily will be sufficient for
heifers calving for tho> first time
and 8 to 12 pounds daily for older
A 6-pound hen laying 144 eggs in
a year produces about 3 times her
own body weight. For such hard
work a hen must be vigorous and
in the best of health.
Pedigree and appearance are not
always safe guides in selecting a
dairy bull. The only sure way is
to choose a bull that has already
demonstrated hiq ability to trans
mit high production. A bull whose
dam and granddams are high pro
ducers and whose first five daught
ers excel high-producing dams is
almost certain to continue to pro
duce such daughters.
If the dairy cow receives hay ing. Information on fumigati. n, poon salt. Bake in a hot oven un-
alone ns the roughage portion of trapping, and the use of d >gs .n til brown.
her ration, feed about 2 pounds of getting rid of rats is also in lud 1.
The first step toward remode'ing
ha for each 100 pounds live
In those sections of the c <un ’y . an old kitchen is to think out a
we ght. If both hay and silage are where natural ice can be hai .est d, , plan that considers the w >rk to
fed. give 1 pound of hay and 3 every dairyman should store an ■ be done, how space equipment can
pounds of silage per 100 pounds abundant supply for the spring and be frequently efficiently arranged,
live weight. If roots are fed in summer. During early winter when and the relation of this room to the
stead of silage, 3 pounds of sugar work is not pressing on the farm, j rest of the house. Careful planning
beets or 6 pounds of mangels per preparation should be made for the (will sometimes show that good re-
100 pounds live weight will be! time when ice will be ready to cut. I suits can be accomplished by re-
sufficient. Feed grain at the rate of | If the old ice house is in bad con | grouping equipment, providing two
one pound daily for each 3 to 4 dition, repair and clean it so that sets of some of the smaller pieces,
pounds of milk produced.
it will be ready to use when needed. and refinishing the floor and paint
A few breeds of poultry, the If you have no ice house, plan to ing the walls a lighter coler.
Some silks and wools are spot
Barred and White Plymouth Rocks, build one. Locate the ice house in
Rhode Island Red, White Wyandotte a shady place near the dairy house ted by water which dissolves a part
and Single-Comb White Leghorn, and where there is good natural of the weighting or finishing sub
are kept to a greater extent than drainage. If water from the melt stance and leaves a ring. Some
all other breeds and varieties com ing ice is not removed, melting will times these rings can be removed
bined. It is not, experts of the U. proceed at a more rapid rate. If by scratching with the finger nail
S. department of agriculture say, the house is built on sloping, por I or rubbing with a stiff brush. An-
that these five varieties combine ous ground, natural drainage should other method is to dampen the en-
economic qualities superior to all be sufficient, but if on a clay soil, tire surface of the material by
other varieties, but they have gain artificial drainage should be pro sponging with clean water or by
ed wide popularity and have been vided. If you do not have an ice shaking in steam from a briskly
bred to a greater extent than pond on your farm, see that a pond boiling teakettle, and then pressing
EMPLOYERS OF LABOR others. In fact the strain or breed is provided if possible. Be sure the while still damp. Still another meth
of water is pure. Prevent j od is to dip the entire garment in
Write, Phone or wire us ing of the birds is more important supply
contaminating i carbon tetrachloride, gasoline, or
than the breed or variety to which drainage
our expense for you
barnyards, other solvent. Gasoline, however,
and refuse heaps. Clear the pound should be used with caution be
time for man, it often happens that or stream of vegetable matter; cause of the fire risk.
FARM AND DAIRY HELP
Is your boy in his “teens” al-
early winter is harvest time for otherwise it will be frozen in the
MILL AND CAMP HELP
ways hungry? Scientists say it is
We deal in all kinds of
quite normal for him to crave more
stored in cribs, granaries, and barns.
food, perhaps, than any one else
The best method of rat control is
Velveteen is a cotton fabric of in the family. Because of his great
THE PIONEER EMPLOY to make buildings rat proof
and to nuuauiv
suitable weight for fall and winter activity he requires almost as much
clean up i all likely hiding places ,|_P3sca
comes in dark and med-
125 Second Street
reiieved energy food as a grown man do
-d homes of the rodents.
rodents. I jllm
whLh may h»
ing very heavy, active work. Also
Phone Broadway 8312
Make it as difficult as possible for oy lighter) washable, collars, cuffs,
Oregon rats to find food, and then poison j vests> or other accessories. Cordu- because a boy is growing very rap
idly, he needs almost one and a
them, for the harder they find it; roy which is similar to velveteen
to get food the more readily will! except for its ribbed surface, can half times as much food that sup
plies him with protein and minerals,
they eat the poisons. Barium car be used in much the same way.
as a fully grown man. Give him
bonate and red squill are the two
Children over three years old
poisons recommended by the Bio should have garments with a front plenty of milk, eggs, fresh fruits
Doane for Dependability logical Survey of the United States opening to make self-dressing easier. and vegetables in addition to the
department of agriculture. A re Buttons should be fairly large in energy foods that are usually pres-
to the department of agricul size and buttonholes should be firm. ent in his diet, such a bread and
Rebuilt Typewriters and
ture, Washington, D. C., will bring It is a good plan to reinforce bands butter, cereals, and potatoes.
a copy of Farmers’ Bulletin 1533-F, where the buttonholes are to be
103 West Park
122 3rd St.
which gives details of the better worked. The buttons should
Beacon 2050 Portland
weavil, prevalent in some
methods of rat-proofing and poison- sewed on firmly and should have a
places in Oregon, cannot be con-
trolled in the field, the experiment
Baked bananas are a good mid station has found. Since the weavils
winter dessert. Skin six bananas, multiply rapidly in the stored beans,
scrape them lightly to remove any fumigation with carbon
stringy portion, and split in «half or heat is recommended. This treat
lengthwise. Place in
a buttered ment is applied as soon after the
shallow baking dish, and pour over beans are harvested and dried as
them a sauce made of 1-3 cup sugar possible. The seeds then stored in
2 tablespoons melted
2 weavil-proof bags or other recep
tablespoons lemon juice, 1-8 teas- tacles.
Spring barley has given larger
IN THE COUNTY COURT OF
yields in western Oregon than any
THE STATE OF OREGON FOR
Portland Depot—Park and Burnside
IN THE MATTER OF THE
By St. Helena—
Lv. Vernonia 7:10 a.m., 11:10 a.m., 5:50 p.m. con
CHARLES H. BROWN, Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Lv. Portland 7:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. except Sunday,
Notice is liereby given, that the
4:00 p.m. Sun. only, 6:10 p.m. connectio. 7:00
administrator of the
p.m. Sunday only.
Charles H. Brown, deceased, by
the County Court of Columbia
Forest Grove Connection—
Lv. Vernonia 8:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m., 5:40 p.m. Sat
duly quaifiled; All persons having
urday and Sunday.
claims against said estate are here
by notified to present the game
Lv. Portland 10:15 a.m. except Sun., 5:15 p.m. ex
duly verified, as by law required,,
cept Sun., 1 p.m. Sun. only, 7 p.m. Sun. only.
to the undersigned at his office
on Bridge street, in the city of
months from the date hereof.
WHEN SETTER XUTCrCOSILES ARE ’BUILT, ’BUICK «■ILL BUILD THÏM
Dated and first published Nov
ember 10, 1927.
Last publication December 8th,
Now Through Sendee to Portland
other grain. The Oregon Expert-! The provision of green feed in
went station rec mmends that much I
ng houses in Oregon is import-
of the good land usually sown to ant as some of the birds n the
oats be planted to Hannchen bar fl .k will no. go outside fo • it.
ley next spaing. Growers wishing
pure seed of recommended variet
C ..erm, ent is putting in nine
ies of crops may apply to the Ore etnei rency airplane fields south of
gon agricultural college for a list Grants Pass.
of growers of certified seed. The
Oregon's honey crop about 400
college has inspected both field and
threshed samples of practically all tons a j ar and of highest grade.
of the recommended varieties of
Oregon public utilities has valua
crops and is able to give sources
tion of $238,000,000.
of pure seed.
Waldport votes $10,000
Asbestos torches or torches made
of burlap and soaked in kerosene for road from Alsea highway to
can be used to go over fruit and beach.
shade trees and destroy wintering
Pendleton had only two fira
over nests of caterpillars and other alarms and $80 fire loss during
pests. The experiment station re
ports the fall-web worm to be es-l
pecially numerous on English and)
Malheur County is building six
black walnuts this season.
new schoolhouses this season.
Oregon poultrymen are careful
A cannery is proposed for the
not to feed laying flocks too heav 1.128 season at La Grande.
ily at this time of the year, as
overfeeding may result in a de
'.‘orla—Pacific Light & Power
crease in production, says the ex- builds electric line into Clatsop val-
During the Winter Months when Heavier Feed
ing is necessary, you can be sure of uniform quality
Vernonia Trading Co
Miller Mercantile Company
CORVAI i I
HILL óm LK v.
On Ladies and Misses Rain Coats
Right now when the winter rains are starting in
you will need clothing, the kind that will protect
you from the cold winds and rains.
Special on Ladies Rain Coats
LOCAL AND TELEGRAPH
All this years coats values to $8.50
$5.00 at $5.00 at $5.00
Drive Buick for 1928
over that bad road
RIVE a Buick for 1928 over the stretch of bad
road you know best . . . Notice how Buick’s
Cantilever Springs smooth away those aggravation
ruts and bumps . . . Observe how Buick's Lovejoy
Hydraulic Shock Absorbers, front and rear,absc-b
road shocks and eliminate jolts and jars . . . You
< annot know Buick’s marvelous new riding cotr-
fort until you have tested it yourself. A car awaits
you in our showroom.
SEDANS $1195 to *1995
COUPES $11 j>5 to $1850
SPORT MODELS $1195 to $1525
Your telephone company,
growing list of individual
best of its ability the ter
ritory in which it oper-
Colors, Red, Green, Yellow
Regular prices $3.75
That is to serve to the
Come Early and get one of these coats at these
IT PAYS TO SHOP AT MILLER’S
Alltnicei f o. >. Flint, MirJi., govrmmtnt tax to bt nAJoA. Tht
C. M. A. G financmg plan, the mott doxirablt, m axatlablt.
Aero« From the Post Office
Lovell Auto Company
Vernonia’s Leading Store