The Resources of the Great West—Walla Walla Valley

1869 Scientific American  
JUNE 12, 1869. a belief that he was governed at any time by improper or cor-! of the back, or walk a mile or two without being sick a day or I I There are now a number of thriving' flouring mills and saw rupt motives in not making earlier or larger purchases of the: two to pay for it. Women of this kind can operate a sewing ma-I mills located in the valley, and the water-power is ample to Eureka projectiles. The court believes that the relative mer-I chine at intervals without discomfort, or
more » ... t discomfort, or may follow it as a : perform all the manufacturing needed for that section. As a its of the Eureka, the so-called Taylor-Dyer, the Absterdam of, business without evil consequences. But precisely those who' future location for Woolen Mills it probably cannot be ex the latest pattern, and possiblyothers, have not yet been fully: from enfeebled health most need the aid of this invaluable incelled by any other on this continent. The material is there, established. The Eureka, from the evidence, appears to have I vention, are the ones who are debarred from its use. The efthe water-power and bUilding materials are there, and cheap qualities which make it the equal of the best, and it is befects produced on the latter class of females by the use of the Chinese labor, which has been found excellently adapted to lieved tha:; further trials, such as were recommended by the sewing machine have been thoroughly studied, particularly in such work, is to be had in abundance. The contour of the Ordnance Board of 1868 for the Taylor-Dyer and Eureka, will France, and have been found to comprise a variety of ills fle-I streams which water the Walla Walla Valley is somewhat determine which projectile or proje�tiles of those now most culiar to the sex most employed in such labor, which it is un-,peculiar. The tributaries of the Columbia River, which flows approved should be adopted hereafter for services in the fi eld." necessary to enumerate here. It is estimated that over a mil-n�arly parallel through the country like the fi ngers of a giant We shall give on another page some of the conclusions of lion sewi ng machines are now at work in the United States skeleton hand, unite, near their infl ux into the main stream. the Joint Committee on Ordnance on experiments with heavy alone, and it has become a fact recognized both in this counto form a stream,of considerable size. They have not worn ordnance, of interest to inventors, as showing the views of try and abroad that the prevalence of pallor, lassitude, pain deep channels, as is the case with many streams, and gulleys the Committee upon the requirements of modern ordnance. in the back, and leucorrhcea are more prevalent among those and gorges do not interfere with the full utilization of the It is a fact of great significance that this Committee believes who work with sewing machines than among almost any fall, which is great, though nowhere abrupt. the Ordnance Department of the .Army may be entirely abol-other class of women. The advantages we have named, combined with the great ished without detriment to the good of the service, and with Since our publication of an article, entitled" The Sewing salubrity of the climate, must, at no distant day, make tl1is
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