BYE. AND GRASSHOPPERS
The alarming increase of grass
hoppers fn North Dakota during the
last three years has made it evident
that if we expect to harvest any.
crop at'all in 1920 we will have to
make an immediate and radical
change in some of our farming
If the grasshoppers are allowed
to increase freely in the next year
as they have in the present year we
ipay count on twenty to fifty acres
of crops destroyed in 1920 for each
acre that was eaten in. 1919.
In most parts of the state that
would mean a total destruction of
There is nothing to indicate that
tfoe grasshoppers will not increase
at their normal rate for next year
and as each female lays over a hun
dred eggs, on an average, the situ
ation is very serious.
There is but one remedy and
that is to plow all stubble land this
fall or early next spring. Don't
put in an acre of rye this fall with
out first plowfcig the land. It is
better to take a chance of its winter
killing tha"n to seed it in the stub
very short time. See us now.
Does Your Ford Start Hard?
Do You Want Brighter Light?
skort circuit, recharge your magnets equally, make your car
start easy, make the lights brighter and give you real gas
economy—in fact, put new life and PEP into your car.
Come in with your Ford car and let us test your
magneto to see if it needs recharging.
THE MOTOR INN
& O.NEHRING, Prop. Bowbells, N. Dak.
*=Z2ll Hffi'-frnTrt i«1i tiMi "i n]fo:'--| -••-jw-
ble with the certainty that the grass
hoppers will get it and the sur
rounding crops as well. Poisoning
grasshoppers is very expensive. Fall
plowing will give better results and
is much cheaper. The red mites
found on the wings of the grass
liopners will not hold them in check.
Plowing the eggs under is the on
ly complete and effective means of
control. The plowing can be done
early as the grasshoppers do not
lay on newly plowed land. The sit
uation is serious, but the remedy is
easy and certain. Donl't. sow any
rye in stubble. Plow every acre
of stubble land this fall or early
in the snring. C. B. Waldrpn, Ag
B. A. Stefonowicz. Notary Public,
Burke County, N. Dak.
No Hunting signs for sale at The
From the Columbus Reporter
Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Keup left
Monday for Rochester, Minn., wher§/
Mrs. Keup 'will again receive medi-
Within a few minute* time and at little expe'nse the LEC
TRO will automatically locate your electrical troubles and
eliminate them. No more taking out of motors or magne
tos, The old way was wasteful and expensive—most times
guesswork. This latest invention will locate and clear your
price. If you need either one, save money by buying now.
From the Flaxton TlmeB
Clarence Madison drove, up from
Minnesota and arrived here Tues
day. He has served with the Rain
bow Division of the U, S. army and
has been in some hard battles, he
being gassed in one of the drives.
He was accompanied here by his
friend who had fought by his side
and Who received three wounds
while in action.
Sam Nelson who had been visit
ing his brothers, Otto, Einil and
Andrew here for two weeks, left
last Friday for his home at Bloom
Mrs. L. C. McCullough and child
arrived here Sunday evening from
Strongfield, Sask., and are visiting
with the former's uncle and aunt,
Mr. and Mrs. John Fossum.
Mr. and Mrs— Walter Nestler and
son Carlos returned here in their
car after spending an enjoyable
month's vacation with relatives in
Minneapolis. They report the roads
fn fine shape.
Chas. Presley who assisted Frank
Duesterhoff 'in harvesting and
threshing last fall is again with
Frank this fall. Mr. Presley has
been stripping at the mines near
Columbus the oast year.
Donald Burgett left Monday for
his h6me at Orr, N. D., after spend
ing two weeks with his uncle, W. E.
Mrs. Chris Smith left the fore
part of the week for Nelson, Minn.,
being called due Ho the 'deatb *f
Born to Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Bron
son of Whitefisfi, Mont., on Aug.
8th, a daughter.
Work on St. Paul's Lutheran
church is progressing somewhat
slower this *eek because of a wait
for mill Work, the producers
whichj^frm to be unusually burden
ed with work and hampered by
more tha'ta ordinary difficulties. .Car-,
penter Hanson, however, is rapidly
finishing the Interior of the church,*
making all preparations for plas
tering and stucco work, beginning
about Augt. 25th.
SAVE BIG MONEY
BLY YOUR WAGONS AND TRICKS NOW
AT LESS THAN WHOLESALE PRICE
We are overstocked on Newton wagons and trucks and it is necessary for us to move them at once. To do this and
doit quick we are making an exceptionally low price on them. It will pay you to buy a wagon or truck now even if
you will not need it for a year or two. Come in and see what we have to offer. Let us show you what the wholesale
price is, and then let us show you what our price to you is. Don't wait. The price is so low our stock will be gone in a
We arelalso selling gasolene engines and gang plows- at a big reduction in
BOWBELLS IMPLEMENT COMPANY
Bowbells, North Dakota
T. C. Strand spent the latter part
of last week and the first part of
this week in Coluiiibus, packing his
furniture to shiD to Comstock,
Minn., where he now holds a re
sponsible job. He returned Tues
Mrs. M. C. Hagen and daughters
returned home yesterday after
spending the summer at Mouse Riv
Mrs. Nels Pierson and' daughter,
Alice, returtied home last Saturday
morning from the cities inhere Miss
Alice has been in a hospital.
Harry Enockson came up from
Kenmare Monday evening to help
on the Welland Seger farm during
Grant Clark/ son of Mr. and Mrs.
P. M* Clark of. Kenmare, lost '. bis
life a -week ago last Saturday when
he was run over by" a Soo Line
train. He with other young, fel
lows were watching ihe nllrnalintMr-
approached. They all ran but
Grant had the misfortune'of stumbl
ing over some dirt and rolling in
front of the train which passed oyer
him, killing him immediately.
From the Powers Lake Echo
A deal was closed Monday where
by J. D. Luc became the owner of
the Dr. Ayicklund property. Mr.
Lucy will move his family to Pow
ers Lake this week arid Mr. and Mrs.
T. E. Lucv will move the first of
the week to the home farm in order
to get settled hefore ^threshing.
His, duties as hail adjuster for the
state, in Burke county, has kept
John O. Grubb exceedingly busy for
the past few weeks, and his work
appears toi be highly satisfactory
with the farmers.
Gust Swedlund has men at work
One of these oils has the correct lubri
cating body foryour particular tractor.
The nearest Standard Oil representa
tive has a chirt, |prepared by our JSn
gineering Staff, indicating which of
these oils mil enable /our tractor to
'give the*best resuits, and he will be
glt^d to show it to ybu.
remodeling the H.1 Hjort residence
which he recently purchased. He
will move his family as soon as the
improvements are completed.
Jeppe Thomson is home from his
visit with relatives in Minnesota.
Mrs. Pusin and children left Sat
urday for a visit with relatives at
A. P. Anderson is back from a
business and pleasure trip to dif
ferent points in South Dakota.
Hollo Hanson has'a new opiate
glass in his store front to replace'
the one broken duriner the tornado.
Mrs. Martha Howell and her
daughlfer Garnet pla"n leaving today
for a visit of several weeks 'with
relatives near Devils Lake.
Nels Peter Jensen will hold an
auction sale at his farm August
29th. He will move to South Da
kota after the sale, haying rented
tractor represents a large investment which must be
protected. You can protect it best care in the selection
of the lubricants usea to eliminate friction'from the mov
ing parts. By using the correct oil you not billy increase the
life of your machine, but you add to its power* for much
used in overcoming friction.
The Standard Oil Company (Indiana) mahufacturers three
lubricating oils for tractors.
Heavy Polarine Oil
his farm. *W.
Clarence Swedlund will' soon
take charge of the farmers' elevator
at Lu'ndsvalley, a position he held
at the time he was called to the
A Traveling Man's Experience
You may leai'ft something from
the following by W. H. Ireland, a
traveling salesm&n of Louisville,
Ky. "In the summer of 1888 I had
a severe attack of cholera morbus.
I gave the hotel porter fifty cents
and told him to buy me a bottle of
Chamberlain's. Colic and Diarrhoea
Remedy and to take 110 substitute.
I took a double dose of it accord
ing to the directions and went to
sleep. At five o'clock the" next
morning'I was called by my order
and took a' train for my next stop
ping place, a well mail." adv
Write, for 100-page feopk
"Tractor Lubrication.'* 'It
is free and" will' be 'of great in
terest and usefulness to you.
Read it carefiil^rr apply the
information g»ven, and you will
be' able to keep- your tractor in
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