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Esgliik Potatoes io America. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Herald — 31 March 1906
Esgliik Potatoes io America. Consul Hamm, of Hull, sends a table giving the quantities pf potatoes shipped at that port from November 11, 1905, to January 18, 1906. The total number of bushels was 152,000, worth 864,600, or about 42 cents a bushel, They came from Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, where thfe land is brought to the highest stage of cultivation and drainage and the best of fertilizers are used. The consul adds that it seems strange that England, with its crowded population, can export thousands of bushels of potatoes to a country like the United States, with an abundance of cheap arable land. The American duty, too, is 25 cents per bushel.
Tbt Fatal* Warm. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Herald — 31 March 1906
Tbt Fatal* Warm. The must serious pest in California is the potato worm. The damage to the potato crop in California, as catimated by the writer on a basis of opinions obtained from a large number of growers and dealers, aggregates in seme years fully twenty-five per cent. In one section where some of the finest potatoes are grown, the Salinas Valley, the dealers estimate that at times the loss has gone as high aft 40,000 sacks in a single year, and indeed, the potatoes from many sections of the state have to be watched carefully by the dealers to avoid wormy lots. This need of care is because of the fact that a very few wormy potatoes may infect in a few weeks a whole storeroom full of what were originally clear tubers. As the potato is a food product that id , expected to retain its value for many mouths, this possibility of infestation becomes a most serious question.
Harticaltarr! Saciaty. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Herald — 31 March 1906
Harticaltarr! Saciaty. The Southern California Hortiqul- , tural Society has incorporated under the laws of the State of California and is now a stock company. Two plant and flower exhibits will be given daring the current year, one in May and the othei 1 in November. The flower show given by this society during the first week of November, 1905, was the most successful, from a financial standpoint, of any ever held on the Pacific coast.
Pralscb af Sauna Caasty, Calsfsraio. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Herald — 31 March 1906
Pralscb af Sauna Caasty, Calsfsraio. The Sonoma County Board of Trade Journal aaya:. * “It may seem a broad assertion, but ueverthless tt is true, that Sonoma County, together with her great wine dairy stock and other large industries produces as much poultry and eggs as all the balance of the State put'together. v The annual output of this latter commodity is over $2,000,000 in value. The advantages of the poultry and egg industry in Sonoma Country are its nearness to a reliable market, quick cash returns, and,, length of season. ■/; ■ After each rain the soil should be well cultivated—it may be the last rain of the season—see that the soil moisture is conserved.
lAHnatflnr ;v TEUUBIE OF UTE ijAM o*e Milßon Eatimated to Be Starving No IMM h Sight Uilil N»l October—ShU«a *MB«a Dsllm lagMti Sn« Ctatrg f—gU— M««Usg of Japanese Fewios Caa■Wat. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Herald — 31 March 1906
lAHnatflnr ;v TEUUBIE OF UTE ijAM o*e Milßon Eatimated to Be Starving No IMM h Sight Uilil N»l October—ShU«a *MB«a Dsllm lagMti Sn« Ctatrg f—gU— M««Usg of Japanese Fewios Caa■Wat. New York.—The New York ntate branch of the American Red Cr iss is- \ aned a Htatemeut as to famine conditions in Japan. “The famine in Japan," the Statement nays, “which has been consider-' ed for some time moderately serious, ia now known, as the result of reliahls private advices received by the New York State Red Cross, to tie one of the most terrible starvation emergencies of modem times. The failure of the rice crop, which at one time was believed to be limited to certain places only, in the northern provinces, was found to be genera] in these parts of Japan, and conservative estimates place the number of starving Japanese from 800,0Q0 to 1,000,000 persons. For this there is no relief in sight until next October, when a new harvest will be available. The sum of 016,000,000 will be required to save the...
Diipviitivss if Cm. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Herald — 31 March 1906
Diipviitivss if Cm. Cows differ as much in their disposition as human beings. Any former that has handled a large number of cows will have run across the stubborn cow, the affectionate cow, the motherly cow, even the bossy cow. Some of these qualities are good and some are bad. A man should try to eliminate the bad qualities and encourage the development of good ones in the selection of the cows for the continuation of his herd.
B* Good to the He*. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Herald — 31 March 1906
B* Good to the He*. What the hen on the farm needs is the proper assortment of grain, plenty of green food and a full proportion of meal and grit. If this is provided and they are properly housed and made to exercise you will have hens in winter when it pays well to have them. If the cow is not by nature a heavy and rich milker, all the balanced rations one can prepare will not make her such. So with the hen. She will only return for food and attention up to her original capacity. More and better green food supply and mure meat of some kind are what the hen needs for winter egg production. As to what is enough green food we would say all they will eat. As to the quantity of cut bone or meat, all yon can afford to give them and hold a profit, as a possible egg yield of say three eggs per week per hen. Give them of animal food less than one-tenth of their whole ration of meat, and from this up to one-flfth of their whole ration of meat as cost' will permit. In securing a good supply o...
OLD SO* MOVES WARSHIPS : ■ . BattlnUf* Okie sad Viicwu Lssts M—'- far Chiu, PrakaUy to Eacsf* Aypraachtog Hast. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Herald — 31 March 1906
OLD SO* MOVES WARSHIPS : ■ . BattlnUf* Okie sad Viicwu Lssts M —'- far Chiu, PrakaUy to Eacsf* Aypraachtog Hast. Washington.—Word reached the navy department that the battleship Ohio, the flagship of Hear Admiral Charles J. min, bad left Manila for Shanghai. It is supposed the admiral Is aboard the ship, although the dispatch to the department does not indicate whether no is there or not. . The battleship Wisconsin, which has also been stationed at Manila, pitceded the Ohio, jo Shanghai by one day. These movements the officials of the bureau of navigation say were not ordered by the department, being probably incidental to the approach of warm weather, whose influence is beginning to b# felt in the Philippines. The &lt;mrry comb and brush are the horse’s bath.
SALT LAKE ROAD PARALYZED Said That Road Cancel Resume Business Before M&y 15—Hundred Miles of Truck Washed Out. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Herald — 31 March 1906
SALT LAKE ROAD PARALYZED Said That Road Cancel Resume Business Before M&amp;y 15—Hundred Miles of Truck Washed Out. Salt Lake. Utah. —Tim Tribune says that through service on the San Pedro, Los Angeles &amp; Salt Lake railroad cannot be resumed before May 15. One hundred miles of track, extending from Acamato Rocks, Nev., is virtually wiped out of existence by the late floods. Construction hais been started at both ends. Towns in the intervening space are beginning to suffer for supplies. The local service will be maintained from both end*, beginning this morning. Twenty cars of oranges and three engines are dead on sidings. __ '1 .... Save the manure 'on the farm When properly applied it means more crops aud better crops in years to come,
Aliev Loigwortk Prefer* Side Saddle. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Herald — 31 March 1906
Aliev Loigwortk Prefer* Side Saddle. Denver. —Alice Roosevelt Longwort h may delight iu outdoor sports, aud partioulariy iu horseback riding, but she prefers the old-fashioned side saddle, instead of the one modeled after the men’s saddle which so many of her sisters affect. This preference was brought to light when Colonel W, F. Cody, otherwise known as “Buffalo Bill, Vof Wild West fame, desired to make the White House bride a wedding present. The colonel, having a penchant for giving saddles to those of the fair sex he honors with presents, accordingly wrote to Miss Roosevelt, asking her preference, a “side, or astride saddle.” Miss Roosevelt promptly responded that she did not use the “astride” saddle. Accordingly, Colonel Cody had one of the finest side saddles ever made in America sent to the White House. Ho has since received a letter of thanks from Mrs. Lougworth, aud one from President Roosevelt acknowledging the gift. An 80=»cre prune orchard near Santa Clafa baa been sold ...