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Granite Falls Pressl Last werek Mr, 'oeterndorf, ' Phone OW 1.2401 who ]tow ren.ts the' Herzog farm, asked me to come out to look Published every Tlursda7 at over his pasture prol)lem,, lie is Oranite Falls, Washington using the green chop method of H. F. WX, Editor-Publimher feeding dhis 180 cows. He report- ed that each time they ,started Subscription price $2.00 per year to take the feed from this one Entered s second class matter field the prod,uction of his herd December 4. lg4u, at the peal dropped about 2u per cent. This office at Oranite Falls, Wasl., un- fis a serious lo to him and nat- {let the Act of March 3, 1879. rurally :he wanted to know the answer. In looking over this field those of adults and many coln- lllerciai COII(',CI'IIS IO leal'n fl'Olll. A fair is a place to learn and exchange ideas with your neigh- hers and have a good time all rolled in one. Your fail' hoard has worked many long, hard hours to present a family type of entertainment for your pleas- THIS WEEK IN Washington State History (Compiled by the Wash|gton State Historical Society) George B. Roberts of the Eng- lish navy becme an assistant at: Fort Vancouver early in the 1830's, and later as in charge ure. Bring the family and enjoy of t.he Hudson's Bay Company one or more days and don't for- shipping affairs on the Pacific get to sltow the youngsters the lCoast. In 1846 he was put in fine projects of other boys andlcharge of Cowll'tz Farm, one of girls. Ihe company's farms north of the we found tha:t most of the grass Bulb Time COUNTY AGENT'S is Alta Fescue and the clover Fall is the time many of us COMMENT mostly native white with some ",v,ill be thinking abont planting ladlno. His other fields are morel By ] Estep orchard grass antl ladino clover In looking over th,e cow names with some native white, He was Chwt appeared on the DHIA re- lhandllng all fields nearly alike port it appears that the name so evidently the forage made the sn't as Important as manage- difference. About the only thing that are of Kood size because ntent. The high producing cow ,I could suggest was to cut tilts they arc more likely to produce fleht when the vegetatmn was s b th for .the month has a very h|gh " ' good flower,'. Selec.t bul s at I I soundtng name of Stillvale Nep-smaller to get the rescue at a[are solid and don't have sort tune Violet, but along came a more tender condition an(l, (:hen l)ots. Tlu soft spots may mean cow called Knotead in the Ray sched.ule this field for reseeding.[disease and the hulbs are likely I-Iagen herd, "also on t,lle honor This is one of tile many problemS lno t to do as well as you expecL roll. A cow called Caboose dhtn't facing the dairymen, that of Make sure you I)Jant lit lhe kind live up to her nale because she producing qualiLy forage that the Of spot that tlle flowers like be- was in the honored circle. Other cows like and eat in abundance. (muse most of tltem have differ- nmncd used w,ere Foghorn, Xmas, eat growing habiL. Price sod tl[ose lmlbs that make such a colorful display next spring. A little selection on your part now will nlell n nlorc hean|y next spring. First stdcct those bulbs Cloe, Sparky, Sal, Mary, Pet, Evergreen Fair Mable, Nellie, Clair Haven Ran- You still have time as you read rile Edle, Ole Ayr Holy the 2nd, ,this to take time out from your and the Reformatory came along. ,busy schedule and visit the Ever- with just numbers, 918 and v;reen Sbate Fair in Monroe. The 927. I't certainly isn't in the fair will r, un until Lahor l)ay, Columbia in .their endeavor to gain more food produce and to further the British government's claim ,to all territory north of the Columbia. Rober.ts kept a journal as did most of Itle em- ployees in charge. Aug,(st of 1847 was one of those destructive forest fire years, and on Sept. 1st he wrote: "Close smoky weather tlnable to see more than ,a few paces before one--Sent the 4 aten who were lately ordered to be kept here to Vancouver that ,they may have an opportunity getting theh" little traps here and bring up  ba.teux with salt, sundries & tile servan.ts orders-- according to directions received frmn Mr. Douglas -- employed qnality doesn'.t necess'trily go much yesterday -- making secure hand in band, but is often a fence round the potatoe fields. good indication of tile quality of Indian harvest women colle('?tlng bull)s ),oil are getting. Phtnt now & thrashing clover & timothy-- and enjoy next spring when (be three indians at the well for- flowers mean so ninth, tuna(ely found abundance or name that gets these cows to .produce such abundance of na- ture's most nearly perfect food. It is the loving care .t,he top ,dairymen of SllODonlish county give their dairy cows. Sept. 7. I helle as you make tire rounds you will find time to vIsItlCHRISTIAN SCIENCE 'the many 4-H exhll)its and talk ! Man's ('h)d-given (h)ndnion over to .the boys and gh'ls who arc SO dise:Ase alld ,mslav,mwnt will lie proud of their projects. There stressed al Chrisuan Science set- will be fine FFA exhibits plus I vices this Sullday. good water at the depth of 27 feet --Louts Leilan & harvest :indians thrashing with the ma- chine flax & self sown wheat." Cowlitz Farm was one of their two grain producing centers. A DECADE OF .. [] J September Ist marks the completion of 10 years of service  to Snohomish County and Camano Island in the electric field - TEN YEARS OF GROWTH - Thrilling Features At Evergreen State Fair Now In Progress inis(eke, one erroc on his part, or one defect in his eqnillment will put (lie 1)erformer to cer- tain death. Tlte .pole used by Stan VolerR has an over all sway of 40 feet. While doing a handstand. Volera says the pole to its nmxinmm. This act has been featured at the Big Ro:.e Bowl Fourth of July Sht)w twice, and has worked the leading fairs all over tire t Oil It 'v I STAN VOLERA i The Man on the Swaying Pole i beth!" 15 ycas Volera h,a.s } ,? thrilling alltlienc(,s fl'Oltl (', a.t to Coast. High atoll a 100-fool swaying pole, Stan \\;rolera will perform feats of dar- .... ling, to /)ring gasi)s of anmzement HENRY FRENCH I from tlle most une,motional fairJOne of tire top novelty bicycle [goer. Here is one of the most/acts in ttc business is known. )dangerous of all outdoor acts, las the Debonair Gentleman from Jusing no safety device. This per- IParis, France. He also thrills former puts all his trust in this laudienceS the world over with ;lentler rolI of steel, and one hi. stui)entlous feats on wheels. Increase 1959 over 1949 Number of Customers Served 50% Kilowatt H6rs Sold 208% Operating Revenues 145% Operating Expenses (Including Power Purchases) 161% Peak Kilowatt Demand 236% System Improvement 184% New Substations Constructed 21 Substations with added capacity 6 Miles of Lines Constructed 512.43 Number of Poles Installed 34,462 Effected rate reductions resulting in annual savings to customers of approximately $500,000. The All Electric Rate made awilable to all residential cus- tomers. Reduced minimum from $4.50 per month to $1.00 monthly. Expended $490,0n0 for residential street light modernization program. Refunded orginal revenue bonds effecting a sav- ings in interest in excess of $5,000,000 over the life of the bonds. Completed the All-Electric Center in Everett and office buildings and service headquarters at Arl- ington and Mountlake Terrace. Adopted one of the most liberal line extension policies in the state, making electric service aveil- able e more rural families at lower cost. Modernized line and service truck fleet. Installed two-way modern radio equipment in MI line and service trucks. By careful planning and sound operation the District has improved its facilities, keeping ahead of the increased electrical requirements of in- dustry, commerce and the home, and looks forward to the coming dec:- ade with confidence in the future of Snohomish County. ..,! PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRIC00 No. ] of SNOHOMISH COUNTY " >" Board of Commissioners THOMAS QUAST, Pres. -- PERRY M. BLACK, Vice Pres. -- WILLIAM B. BERRY, Secy. .RIGHFIELD BURNEE OILS CONTAINING SOLARITE { SAVE. WITH "RICH-HEAT" See Me for Oil Tanks and Drums Duard King Phone Olive 9-1604 Jack Webb, Granite Falls, OW  1-2481 Prompt Printing -- Low Prices Granite Falls Press