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THE OMAHA SUNDAY HKK: APRIL 24. 1010
(RIVEN, THE MCLE BREEDER
Missouri Kan Traniplanti an Idea to
Faslare of Idaho.
0X1Y THE BEST GOES FOE HTM
rare strata aaa Tested (tlnal. tkv
Unlr Kla4 4 1 Inn r a to (ran Ike
Hlch Alfalfa oa Ills
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TWIN KAl. Idaho. Apr. I K.-Tliry krmvr
tin, In UiMhi. Hi- name Isi J. V. I'nvtn,
fJo WniF', i . ar,l only a fw j mrj ago
t.t a one if tho.-t carload ali!p;-r ln;j
th Mmk a:dx. A carluad trnjijtr tr.al
Hf ' ..:;) hhijip) r " lie un humcf that
it, ' Maliu rlin.aie m high; lack humidity,
and that the hheru raiding l dry ira.
"damned Jry work, sun." H- a.i it tliat
may l(uw he in iransr.'.anti-'J from Mil
.'.irl '"a dry pari of Mirauuruli. suh."
W aniJidlj. when he to.d in thai he a
T rth llSu.'.'W). I a Kulity of a drlio!oui
111 le sli.vr. 11- di'Ui'l look II. f r a faoi.
But he had xi f iur to cuurit up tne num
Lrt of t.l.t jrm.', d.dii'l know ixa.-ti.v ho
n.any axrt l ieie aie In Hum. a id tin-K it
"mt-bhe he tuuitl snare a Miiariei m.i
lion, if li vi m(sa:y, ruh Me I
really, truly chica.ttr fiotn Ihe old went.
Hip boot 1' iiie to h km-e.-; hi wlde
brlmmefl poinhrero. lu In (r. -V clsar In
Mk mouth. Ju-Cannun-wiM . a'"' a '.n.u.ir
little trtrh of poif .iii; hirrwif on hl tjes.
Ugt.t, ray eli.tliit-.n. a Mrin; neckti- and
mr abid.i.t; affer.ion for 'my wife and
iW n. sjlj." Ivfme and plai hl-n a. nr.
oia-fashloned nia:i. one of thoau we uei
to like to think we would glow up to he.
fatn we were young.
Halara rare-Bred Jark.
' I know more about jacka.es man any
thing elst 1 j;urn." he aid. And. sure
enough, I found out that he run an eighty-
ie farm Just to raise thoroughbred Jai k
eses. "I raire nothing but the purest strain of
black, mammoth jjckf. In my experience
1 think I have dtscovtred tr.at the berl is
bone too good; In the long run they are
less trouble, puy a ireater pioiit, are
easier to lak rare of and never all for a
market. 1 fetl that I would like to tell
farmers who experlnent with lor-giaded
stock that they arc dlasiiatinc their re
sources. There 1 nothing to this second
class protoiOtlow any time anywhere. From
a second-cls.ss man to a sheep, they are all
the same lots of trouble to raise and not
worth much when you do get them full
grown. I'm from Missouri, and I am used
to routes. My Idea In going into the Jack
breeding busintsa Is that I euuld promote
the mule industry In these western states.
The horse business ia being looked after
by men Ju.-t as goad as I am. And I find
that the class of mare out h re In the
t west la about the equal of those In the
central Plates. There was no one looking
after the mules, and I thought tnat was my
sphere. Besidts that, a mule is really
more serviceable than a horse. When the
Joke writers, who ought to be in the cult
corral with the thing they make fun of,
att through pokiDg fun at the mule, we
will wake up to find that we have been
abusing' one of the best animals we have
In America today. Uncle 8am baa found
that In tbe Pltilipplnea, Cuba, throughout
the souLa, In the army in fact, anywhere
you put him, the mile give greater service
than a horse, lasts longer and In the end
Is more economical. A mule, too, is more
Intelligent than a horse. Out here In the
west a mule la used oa all the combined
harvesters; on the railroad construction
work, and wherever there Is a great deal
of work to be done with less show and
ir.ore get there to it. A horse prances
around. looks pretty, Is petted, while a
mule gets down to his work and does It.
There is no qvestion that a good mule, of
good strain, is worth any two horses that
ver came on a farm.
Money la Males.
'Sometimes I have more than 100 mules.
But Just as soon as I get accustomed to a
bunch of them along comes somebody and
wants a half dozen or so. I bate to let
'em eh after 1 eel used to them. Most al
ways it's a contractor who wants a real
good animal to do aome real hard work
and hasn't time to fool wtlh horses. Then
again lt'a the government. 1 gvej. along
right smart, too. that way. I raise and
ell almost every year from seventy-five
to 109 mules and It counts up. You see my
mules are all first class strain, and for
young, unbroken stock I get as high as
I2i a head. This Is about the same price
s we get in Missouri. But It Is pleasanter
living out here. I've got a prettier home
for the same money than 1 could get In
Missouri und the aide chances for monei
making are better here than back east. 1
like the mountains, the river, the clear,
blue sky, and the mild summers and win
ten.. I get along first rate. And I am
making aome money every day, loo.
"My Jacks 1 sell to farmers. A lot, of
them will go In together and buy a Jack
for breeding purposes. For those I get a
sure gnt out of my line when I went Into
the sheep businee
"No lr. 1 stick to mules. Mules are a I
rlBht. And for about r x months It took
al! of them to pull me out whple on that
sheep business "
And he smlld.
Rear la Maay l.laee.
j Mr. Craven is a 1, .!. -nan. FlrH of all
I he has his tr,u. Then l.e Is a banker,
j 1-elns; a nockholder in the Hank of Hol
! lister. HoV.lster. Idaho. Thn he Is a big
sto khoM-r in the To in Falls Bank ami
Tru. enmrary. a bark that Is erectinc a
steel frame ard rranite hank building here
In Twin Falls, a ton which si years spo
was a sagebrush plain without a single
stick of wood, without a lngle brick on
ett 1 cell as many as lorty ol them to
different farmer-companies around the
country. That way I am really doing some
good, the way I like to do It. You see there
Is a w hole lit In doing, what you like to do.
I'd rather take less money to do a Job 1
want to da anyway than more to do some
thing i don t want to do. And I do like
to raise mules and Jacks. I won't let a
poor strained animal live on the place,
from a sheep to a mule; from a mule to a
mansiiot no ue for them. I get along
with the thorvughbreue, all right, and they
don't sting me.
'This climate out here is fine for tnul.it
and stork farina. There's Co anl.nal tuber
culosis. The animals thrive, uo well, and
I don't have many loaaea. It's a nice, clean
buairuas and I like it.
"Of course there's a lot of people who
make fua of my "mule love," as they can
lu Hut anything out of the ordinary wl:l at
tract attention. And. Just (he tame, it pays
Dlffrreat with Sheep.
sue. and I reckon I can atand 1L
"It's different with the sheep business.
IjOIs of people make money In the aheep
business. And 1 thought I could. But I'm
for leaving each mau lu his own trade now.
I never had bo much gr.ef lu all my life.
Why. suh. when I got through with them
cussed sit-i, I was ten years older, and
tt.K In the hole. You see. it was like this;
sas to myself; 'there's lots of people
lii Idahs. loo.' tt I saya la myself: 'I can
make It. too." Weil. I bought about a
thousand head. They stood tne three and
a half a head, and 1 pastured mem on a
eight) -acre alfalfa fle.d. 1 noticed they
didn t eat right good, t'on-.e fii.d out,
they were old ewea. with old ba. and no
teeth. After wintering them 1 c-gun to
pasture. And Just afier the lambing sea
son 1 eould go out in the morning and aev
em rear up on their Mid Itgs and drop
dead. fcJveiy time one dropped 1 had a
heartache. It was wotse than going lo
Omaha with a carload and getting mixed
VP with same friends." Those sheep cost
(e three and a half a head. 1 had kept
n all winter, and erery time one of 'tui
ed over It was coating- mi three and a
AWr real money. 4 fie to fnd out they
staivltig lu d.ia out there In alfalfa
i-.ee deep. 1 lost the whole business. 1
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John Nit tier
IV34 So. 4 th Street,
9oa-. iraa, a4 ws
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TRUST COS BUTLT)IH"G
its present site, nor within twenty-five
miles of it. Then he is president of the
Idaho Department store, one of the rich
est, most beautiful general merchandise
stores in the entire Ftate of Idaho. Then
he is vice president of the Twin Falls
La nd and Orchard company, which is
planting hundreds of acr to commercial
orchard. To sum It all up he is a director
In seven more of the largest corporations in
Twin Falls, Idaho, and one of the most
substantial cit'.iens of the state. On top
of it all. he Is a city councilman, and has
been ever since the city was incorporated,
being regularly returned to his job be
cause he does it well.
To tell the plain truth, I never saw a
man more simply honi than hls sturdy
TWIN FALLS, IDAHO
CRAVENS TOWN HOME, AT TWIN" FALLS . IDAHO
the traf that's worth millions todav and
v.ill be worth twice a much more pretty
soon. Why, man, when 1 first came out
here It v as all Omaha. Kverything 1
wire, or anhoIy else wore, cam'1 fi-om
OmahB. Nowadays, we rartly hoar f
Omaha. What's the m&Uef? Are all your
pet pic aslo-p. t'er:alr.l . It looks to me
that you are overlooking a stent bits bet
when y.itt don't con-.e aft r the trade that
is plainly In the Omaha Krritcty. Why,
over at our bank we nend lots of tlr.tfts
to Kaiiffs t'lty. and 1 declare that I 1j
believe that there's hurtiredn of thouends
i.f dollars light here In Idaho thai your
Omaha business men could gi t if they'd to
By the way, there is a big question In
what he says. He knows And I, myself,
have stoprx-d to think and ask the ques
tion: "What's the matter with Omaha?"
8lr.ee coming out here for The Bee I
hate met commercial men from all of the
cllles Mr. Craven mentions, ancl I have
found dorens of men from Chlc.igo. Some
day I shall take a day rf and discover
why Omaha has surrendered all this val
uable and profitable trsde to competitors
who certainly have no natural advantage
ought to keep his word" and that a fellow about the snowy peaks, the green valleys he looked at me quinically and said: over the old town. Salt Ijike City wasn't
modern pioneer, with the air of that other who den t k.ep faith with his friends is and the sparkling brooks, with the frrvor "Look here. Why don't your O-nsha born when omana was a nig town, i nniK
west all about him He is so old-fashioned "worse than a rattlesnake." And with it. of a poet, though there is nothing of the business men send their drummers out sny of that for a minute. And you will do as
that he thinks that a "public office is a all he has a real affection for the blue poet's Impracticably about him. more. Here's Salt Lake City and Oglen I did; re-echo Mr. Craven's question:
man skies of this intermountain country. Talks He is a hard-haaded business man. And and San Krancisco, ail oi mem peiung
He believes that
on von TiiK
THIS is our specialty. From
One to One Thousand acres.
This business Is mad to
ttrve your interests. No sum of
money, however small, la two
small to get our best attention.
And no sum, however large. Is
too large to tax our capacity to
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TWIN FALLS, in Southern Idaho. This book
tells how. You can see aome of the most
wonderful scenery around Twin Falls; this
book shows much of It. The FtUs of the
Snake river, near the city of Twin Fails, are the
second greatest on this continent and the third
greatest in the world. They are surpassed only by
Niagara and the Victoria Cataract In Africa.
There's a picture of them In this book. There are
tbe Thousand Springs and the Blue Lakes. You
never saw them. But this book brings them to
yon. You can travel la your own home with this
book of Southern Idaho and the beauties of the
wonderful Twin Falls country. There Is a picture
of the wondrously beautiful Twin Falls In this
book. No natural wonder like them on this con
tinent. Then. In this book, there are fact about
irrigation, "dry" farming,
the grains and grasses of
the Twin Falls country,
with tables of comparative
yields. This Is Informa
tion, which you t.eed
every day. There are op
portunities for you In the
Twin Falls country; busi
ness opportunities, which
you MUST KNOW ABOUT SOME TIME OR AN
OTHER. Why Not NowT The cover is printed in
sixteen colors; showing the wonderful Twin Falls
of the Snake river in all their creamy, purple, red
and emerald glory. It's a small picture, but a gem.
TEAR IT OFF THE BOOK; PUT A SMALL FRAME
AROUND IT AND YOU HAVE A GEM TOR THE
PARLOR WALL. Send for this book today. There
is a picture of Shoshone Falls on the back page;
just as handsome. Here 1s shown the Snake river
pouring EVERY DROP OF IT'S VAST FLOOD
OVER THIS WALL OF ROCK TWO HUNDRED
AND TEN FEET HIGH. You can almost HEAR
IT'S DULL REVERBERATIONS beating on the
walls of the canyon miles away; you can FEEL
THE EARTH TREMBLING beneath Its tremendous
impact. Yon WANT this book. Eend for It today!
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Trif F1ftrl lB th tltl ' Picture In many
1ULn colors; showing; a western band
of sheep grazing along the banks of the Snake
river. Green grass, blue river and purple hills,
shown In all the beauty of their natural colors.
No art store would sell this picture for less than
a half a dollar. . Yet you get it. AND MANY
OTHERS, for TEN CENTS.
TTaviraaHnd is th" title of another scene, la
narvesting Mtural eolorm wMch ukei up
one half of the inside of the back cover. The white
clouds of the Twin Falls country; tbe blue sky and
the golden grain maJie an exquisite bit of land
scape. In the middle distance the four horse reaper
cutting and bundling the grain, 6eems ready to
walk out of the picture. Surely for this and many
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Send it today.
The Niagara of the West
is the title of the frontispiece. In sepia tones. Tbe
most beautiful of all the cataracts on the conti
nent. A dainty tracery
of line engraving sets
it off and makes IT
READY TO FRAME. The
book cost three times its
expense of mailing. BUT
THAT'S ALL WE ASK
YOU TO PAY. 10 cents.
is another of the wonders
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Twin Fails country. It is A STUDY IN SEPIA and
you want it so that you; the children; the whole
family and tbe neighbors may enjoy this TRIP BY
PROXY TO THE WONDERS OF THE TWIN
FALLS COCNTRY. We send it to you, for the coat
of mailing. Ten cent. Bend NOW.
There are two hundred and forty
thousand acres of the BEST LAND ON
EARTH in the Twin Falls Tract. This
project is Carey Act land; and the Carey
Act is the fairest measure ever passed
by THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS.
OTHER PLACES IN THE WEST declare
that five acres Is enough for one man
and his family to cultivate when put into
fruit. On the TWIN FALLS TRACT
we say that TEN ACRES ARE ENOUGH.
Wheat has yielded as high, as 78
bushels to the acre. Sixty bushels to
the acre Is a fair average yield. Fifty
bushels Is a common record.
Potatoes yield as high as S50 bushels
to the acre In the Snaae River Valley.
Five hundred bushels to the aere
is a common yield.
Alfalfa yields as high as 9 tons to tbe
acre. Five tons is a common report;
Is Indeed the lowest average.
Red apples do so well that one man
(name on application) netted 1100.00
per acre from ten acres oaiy four years
Timothy yields as high as 3 tons to
the acre; clover up to 5 tons to the
acre; oats as high as ONE HUNDRED
AND TWENTY BUSHELS to the acre.
THIS BOOK TELLS ABOUT THESE
WONDERFUL FACTS of the Twin Falls
country. Send the ten cents today. It
Is worth five times that to anybody.
The Season's Yield
Is another study
in sepia. It shows
a wheat field yielding SIXTY BUSHELS TO THE
ACRE here in the Twin Falls country. The farmer,
a contented smile on his face, is half hidden by the
upstanding grain. Farmers like this. Send 10
And we want you to have it It's too expensive
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come to Twin Fails well give you your money
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J. F. STOLTZ,-
Twin Falls Com! Club.
Twin Talla, Idaho.
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