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Land Tenure in Oregon. 109 TABLE 29. VALUE OF DAIRY PRODUCE IN OREGON IN 1900, CLASSIFIED BY COUNTIES. (*) Counties. Value. Rank Counties. Value Rank State $ 3,550,953 $ 57,923 17 ■ 346,781 1 Curry 57,417 18 227,050 2 46,714 19 Washington 220,023 3 46,246 20 210,869 4 43,771 21 197,770 5 41,706 22 197,436 6 41,121 23 183,770 7 Lincoln 39,357 24 162,309 8 37,418 25 151,023 9 37,208 26 YamhiU 126,637 10 Crook 37,017 27 113,099 11 31,597 28 112,747 12 Gilliam 28,689 29 90,827 13 26,090 30 85,545 14 25,555 31 83,465 15 22,999 32 Polk 75,971 16 Clatsop 20,229 33 Most of the dairy produce came from the Willamette Val- ley, and the least from eastern Oregon and some of the coast counties. Multnomah took the lead, having an output of $346,- 781, which was fifty per cent more than that of any other county. Marion, Washington, and Lane each had an output valued at more than $200,000; Linn, Coos, Umatilla, Tilla- mook, and Union, over $150,000 each; Yamhill, Douglas, and Clackamas, over $100,000 each ; Wasco, Grant, Jackson, Polk, Morrow, and Curry, over $50,000 each. Counties in the Wil- lamette Valley were, for the most part, the greatest producers. Some coast counties ranked high ; others, low. Coos was sixth ; Tillamook, eighth ; Curry, eighteenth ; Lincoln, twenty- fourth ; Clatsop, thirty-third. In northeastern Oregon, Uma- tilla was seventh ; Union, ninth ; Wallowa, twenty-first ; Baker, twenty-fifth. Douglas was eleventh ; Jackson, fifteenth ; Jose-

  • U. S. Census Reports for 1900, Twelfth Census, Vol. VI, p. 44.----