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About The news-herald. (Plattsmouth, Neb.) 1909-1911 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 1, 1909)
lttm ot Interest Concerning
Albert Clabaugh was in Omaha Sat
urday. J. W. Sage visited in Glen wood, la.,
Misa Isabel Wiles visited in Omaha
S. II. Atwood of Lincoln was in the
Mrs. E. A. Wurl viaited relatives in
ftrs. Anna Geiaer was a passenger to
Mrs. M. 13. Allison of Murray was a
passenger to Omaha Saturday.
Miss Estelle Baird was a morning
passenger to Omaha Saturday.
A. G. Bach and John Svoboda were
passengers to Omaha Saturday. "
Miss Harriet Becker is visiting her
sister, Mrs. A. L. Snider, in Omaha.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bevercdge of
Murray visited the county seat today.
Hugh Norton was a passenger to
Omaha on the Burlington this after
noo.i. Mr. and Mrs. It. J. Abbott, the
laundry people, visited in Omaha Sat
urday. Claus Jess, of East Rock Bluff, and
a good farmer at that, was in town
Mrs. Yal Burkel and son, Robert,
were passengers to Glenwood, la.,
John Marsh, a prosperous farmer,
residing at Rock BlufT, was in the
Mrs. John Schwartz and Miss Alice
Hubble were passengers to Bartlett,
Nelson Jones, the night watchman,
who has been in a hospital in Omaha,
is expected home Saturday.
Miss Robertson, who is teaching
school in South Omaha, returned home
Friday evening to spend Sunday.
Dr. E. W. Foster of Worland, Wyo.,
was visiting Dr. T. P. Livingston and
other friends in this city Friday.
Flace Phoebus, the Burlington bng-
age master, returned home today from
Whitney, Neb., where he has a farm.
Miss Dora Caffenberger of Peru, ar
rived in Plattsmouth today and will
visit with friends for a few days.
T. W. Glenn returned home Satur
day from Hamburg, la., where he has
been looking after the interests of his
Mrs. E. H. Booth returned home to
day from St. Louis, where she enjoyed
a pleasant visit with her brother and
Mrs. J. II. Salsbury and her son,
Master Russell, are visiting friends in
the city and are the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. J. M. Roberts.
J. C. Morrissey, who formerly re
sided in this city and in company with
his brother bought .and shipped grain
from this and other towns along the
Burlington lines, was visiting friends
Frank Davis and his son, Elliott, of
Holbrook, Neb., who are large breeders
of Red Polled cattle and own the fa
mous "Champion" and "Florence,
the very best, were visiting Luke Wiles
and Henry Heil Friday.
William Butler of Hastings was run
in for being drunk and disorderly last
night. This morning Judge Archer
fined him $1 and costs, but suspended
the sentence long enough for him to
hike out for Nebraska City.
SJThe hearing for naturlization papers
has been postponed from 8th to the
Henry Willson was arrested for
vagrancy Sunday. The charges could
have been made more serious if neces
sary, but for various reasons he was
let off easy.
The election returns will be announc
ed at the Majestic theater Tuesday
night just as fast as they are recevied.
C. II. Younger, who represents Ar
mour & Co. of South Omaha, was sell
ing our butchers meats Sunday.
Tom Murphy of Omaha spent Sunday
in this city with home folks.
Ed SchulholT returned to Glenwood,
la., Monday morning after spending
Sunday at home.
Mrs. John Woods and child from
Elmwood who have been visiting Mrs.
John H. Becker returned home this
mornfn? after a two weeks visit.
the Going and Coming of
Fritz Fricke returned home Saturday
morning from Nebraska City, where
he enjoyed a hop Friday night.
Miss Clee Applegate, a teacher in
the central bui'dii'g, spent Saturday
and Sunday with her mother in Union.
J. M. Roberts, the cashier of tho
Plattsmouth State Bank, has just had
the appearance of his fine dwelling, on
High school hill, improved with a coat
of paint. . , .
- Russell Harris of Omaha, a
engineer, was visiting friends in
Rue Frans and Miss Leota Barton,
who are attending the High . school
here, spent Sunday with their parents
George Albert of Montana and his
sisters, the Misses Margaret and Emma,
spent Sunday with their brothers,
Philip and Henry, on the old farm.
Attorney Frank Wiles and family of
Omaha spent Sunday with the former's
parents, Captain and Mrs. Isaac Wiles
Fred Warren and wife
gers to Omaha Monday.
A. F. Hedcngren, the Burlington
bridge foreman, was a passenger for
W. P. Allbce was a passenger to
Ashland Monday to interview the Bur
N. P. Nelsonand wife of Omaha
were the guests of Cecil L. Thomas
and wife in this city over Sunday.
Ray Winn and his aunt, Miss Clara
Ferree, the dancing school teacher,
were among the passengers for Omaha
Gertrude Stenner, u teacher in
Boyle's business college at Omaha spent
Sunday at home. "
Rev. John E. Swanson of Wahoo
preached in the German Methodist
church in this Sunday and departed
Monday morning for his home.
L. G. Larson was a passenger to
Pacific Junction Monday morning,
where he is doing some carpenter
Jesse Perry, the barber, was a passen
ger Monday for Lincoln.
Earl Hassler, who is attending the
Creighton school of pharmacy in Om
aha, spent Sunday at home.
Jack M. Patterson, who is with the
Merchants National Bank at Omaha,
spent Sunday in this city with his par
Charles M. Hiatt and wife
sengers to Omaha Monday.
Mrs. Wade Windham departed Mon
day morning for Omaha.
Frank Tuma and his brother, Joe,
spent Sunday in this city with Will
C. Taylor and wife spent Monday in
II. S. Barthold and wife accompanied
their daughter, Alta, as far as Lincoln
Sunday, while she was on her way
home to Denver, where her husband is
a conductor on the street car line.
Mrs. E. A. Wurl returned Saturday
Ralph White came up from Nebraska
city and spent Sunday with his parent?
Mrs. Emma D. Treichler, who has
been visiting at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. G. W. McCrocrwaher in this city,
departed Monday for her home
A marriage license was issued Satur
day to Fred C. Hall, aged 30, of Green
wood, and Florence Wayne, of Platts-
mouth, Judge Archer spoke the words
that made the two one. May they al
ways bo happy.
Chas. Beeson, now located at Rock
Island, 111., spent Sunday with his par
ents at this place.
Cyrus Tyson, with the C. N. Deitz
Lumber Co., of Omaha, was in the city
over Sunday, visiting with friends.
Tom Bates and wife returned to this
city Monday morning from Omaha and
were accompanied by Mrs. Bates' sis
tcr and her daughter.
Mrs. Frank Richardson and her bro
ther, of South Omaha, John Wright,
and his wife and their son, John, of
Seattle, Wash., were visiting their
uncle, Curtis Moore, in this city Friday.
Mr. Wright and Mrs. Richardson grew
to manhood and womanhood with their
uncle and aunt, and will attend the
funeral services of Mrs. Moore Satur
On the Farm
XV. Locating and Plant'
ing the Orchard
By C. V. GREGORY.
Author of "Homo Course In Modem
Copyright, MO), by Americtn Prtu
least a fe
i vide fruit I
farm should have at
few fruit trees to pro-
for home use. Where
soil and climate are favorable
and a good market can be secured
fruit growing for market Is a very
The most important point lu plau-
ulng nu orchard la ((electing the loca
tion. The land should be naturally
well drained If possible. If not, arti
ficial drainage should be resorted to.
A moderate northeast slope Is the most
desirable. Trees on a north slope do
not start as quickly in the spring, unJ
the danger of having the fruit buds
nipped by an untimely frost Is less-
ned. Au orchard on such a tslope
also buffers less from sun scald unit
If the hill on which the farm oulld
lays are placed Is large enough 11m
orchard cau be located on the nortb
slope and the buildings ou the south.
A windbreak of a double row of ever
greens on the west and north will stop
tho snow lu winter und help to keep
tho fruit from being blown off In sum
mer. To complete this protection the
windbreak will have to be extended all
the way around, since lu summer many
of the heavy winds come from a south
The question of air drainage Is full
as Important us that of water drainage.
Cold air Is heavy and drains rapidly
Into the hollows, while tho ulr ou the
slopes Is warm and dry. The differ
ence or a few reet in elevation oiieu
makes a difference of several decrees
In temperature. An orchard located ou
a rise of land will escape many of the
frosts that cut down the proliis in an
orchard less favorably located. Trees
on a hill uro nlso less likely to be trou
bled with fungous diseases, since dry
air Is not favorable to them.
A soil too rich in nitrogen promotes
leaf and wood growth at the excuse
of fruit. For this reason black prairie
soil is not so well adapted to fruit
growing as some other lands. Loamy
clay soil underlaid with a porous sub'
mill makes an Ideal foundation fur nn
orchard. Cleared tlmberland Is also
ion cannot expect success wit li an
orchard If you plant (he trees In a
hole In the sod. The land should be
put In to some cultivated crop for at
least n year before setting out the
treea. This gets the soil in good tilth,
and the trees will have n fair chance
from the start.
What to Flant.
ITavlng decided on tho location for
the orchard, the next step Is to select
the kinds and varieties of fruit to be
grown. The apple Is the most widely
grown tree fruit In this country. It
has hardy varieties that can be grown
well up Into tho northern sections,
MO. XXIX THRIFTY VOl'NO A1TLE TUSK.
while other varieties are adapted to
southern conditions. The plum Is even
more hardy than the apple, and some
of the Improved varieties glvo as de
licious fruit as could be asked for.
Cherries uro also fairly hardy, and n
few trees are n valuablo addition to
any orchard. Iu tho milder sections
peaches nnd pears can bo added to the
The questlou of variety Is one that
must bo nnswered for Individual con
ditions. The old standard varieties are
the mott reliable. Varieties that are
already doing well In your locnllty can
be depend -od on. Your state experi
ment station or horticultural society
will gladly furnish you n Jlst of tho
varieties that ure adapted to your lo
cality. Ore mistake often made fii
Hcttln r out nn nnnlo orchard is In
plantl'.v too niary innincr mil f ill
varied. These nrn of little value
for i:..uket; they d not keep well
nnd are 1 treiT vested i n'"? t'cv r
be ennnrd or dried. Since the devel
opment of cold storage some of the
J )VH '
better keeping varieties, such as i
WVnlihy. can be kept nearly all win
ter. Not till farmers have Ice or are
lixrtu' i. i, hin reach of a storage ware
:: v. !i . .wvcr.
It vl I 1 1 ;i. rii Ily pay to put a large
pin t of Hi: orchard Into reliable whi
ter varieties. For home use apples
are appreciated more along toward
ipring and will bring u higher price.
An Important point to consider In
rcleetlng varieties Is quality. This Is
(specially Important In those grown
lor home u-e. When the fruit is to
be shipped nny considerable distance,
(hipping and keeping qualities are of
first Impm'tn nre, and the eating and
cooking qualities take a secondary
place. Yield Is also Important.
Buy at the Home Nursery.
In buying fruit trees It Is best to
steer clear of agents with plausible
stories of wonderful quality and yield.
Somu nursery agents are honest nnd
conscientious, Init so ninny ure not
that It is dlilicult to separate the sheep
from the goats. The best way Is to
make your selection of varieties and
then get the trees of Nome reliable nurs
eryman In your own locality. If you
can go to the nursery and buy thorn of
the nurseryman himself so much the
better. In that case you can select the
trees yourself nnd be sure of getting
good ones. Thrifty one ois two year
old trees, with well developed root sys
tems, stand transplanting better and
are cheaper than larger ones.
As soon as the trees are received
from the nursery they should be "heel
ed In." This Is done by di'iiiu a
trench and covering the roots and
about half of the tops with dirt. When
the trees have been shipped for sonic
distance It sometimes happens that
they ore frozen when received. In
this case they should be placed in
some outbuilding, covered with straw
and left to thaw out gradually. In
this way little harm will be done.
Preparation For Planting.
The land should be deeply plowed
before planting and well disked nnd
hnrrowed. It Is a good practice to
Via. XXX t.OW HEADl.U APl'LTI TIIi:i!
make the back furrows where the rows
are to be and the dead furrows between
the rows. The dead furrows will thus
serve as ditches to curry off 'surplus
water. It is belter to do this plowing
In the fall if the preceding crop can
be got off the hind in time. In the
Foutli the planting may bo done In the
fall nlso, but In Hccllons where th
ground freezes to any depth it Is safer
to plant in the spring. Fall planted
trees are liable to root killing during
the winter, in the drier parts of th.
country, too, the roots do not get su!ii
lent moisture to supply the trunk and
branches, ar.d tho tree Is so Imdl
dried out during the winter that It
In lands with n stiff subsoil runnln;:
a subsoil plow down the row befon
planting Is practiced with good results
In extremely hard soils a little dyui
mile exploded In the bottom of t!i
hole loosens up the subsoil consid
erably. The hole should be dug bu
ffer than the roots of the tree ami
fine soli thrown In around the roots
The roots should bo well spread out
and the tree set three or four lnrhe
deeper than It Is to be linally. I!.1
taking hold of the top and churning I:
up and down after the roots have beer
covered with dirt the soil will be tin r
oughly worked In around the roots
As the tree Is worked np and down I
is gradually raised to the proper height
IV rt of the top should be cut off be
fire planting. The top Is dependent
on the roots for Its moisture supply
A considerable part of the root sys
tern hns been lost In transplanting, am.
the top should be cut back to match
In planting one or two-year-old tree
known ns "whips," this cutting baei
serves a double purposo by causlnj
the tree to throw out branches Jusl
below where It Is cut off. In trees ol
this kind the cut should be a feu
Inches above where the first branches
nre to lie.
There Is considerable difference o
opinion concerning the proper holulu
to head apple trees. Low headed treci
are much less liable to sun scald Bluet
the branchm shade the trunk. Thej
nre easier to spray, and the apples cat
be more easily gathered. There Is nlsc
much less damage from large hranchei
being broken off by the wind. Tin
chief objection trt low bending Is thai
It Is dlilicult to get neor the tree whet
cultivating tho orchard. This objee
tlon, however. Is hardly enough to out
weigh the advantages of low beading
If the soil Is firmly packed there h
little need of m lng water In the hoi!
when planting trees. The dirt shouK
be packed very firmly around tin
foots. Ot In with tioth feet and pack
It as hard as possible. It Is n goof
plnn to lean the trees n little to th
south In order that tho branches mn
shi.de the trunk better nnd also in
cause th" hardest winds In suniuie
are usually from n southerly direction
'I he standard distance apart for np
pie trees Is thlrtjMwo to forty fee
vv h wnv. Plnm nnd cherry tree:
ivi-v 1k as close ns twenty feet. Ap
pie trees nre often planted lu ny
feet, the Mtrruate rows being of sonif
early bearing, short lived variety
When the bitter trees coino Into bear
lug these tillers should be cut out.
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