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Mills Items Prevention of Smut ooooooooooooo Lawyer Phillips came down from French in an auto on busi ness last Wednesday. Mr. Hulett has rented the Berentz building for a butcher shop. Mrs. Berentz went to French last Saturday to consult a physi cian. We hear she is sick abed at her daughter's now. Miss McClure is confined to her bed at the present time. She has been ailing for quite a while and unable to superintend the work being done on her. ranch as usual. Mr. G. W. Givens of New York City, is spending the . week at Mills. He is looking for land, also taking views for magazines, as he is a writer. The Mills'Library Club will give an entertainment at the Bentley school house on Satur day evening, August ,5th. ther notice next week. The' Methodist minister from Tucumcari, Mr. Lucas, held ser vices at the Bentley school house last Monday night. Quite good attendance considering the weather, for we have had consia ernble rainy weather lately. The people were well pleased with the minister. He. gave an excellent sermon, and we understand Mr Lucas will make a date for an other service soon. Forest Re'usberg of the Reins- berg Co. at Rutón, Mr. Simmons, a cigar salesman, and Mr. Eaton, a salesman for Armour & Co., got rained in at Mills last week and spent the night with Mr. Cress. They were a pleasant set of commercial men. and we had a good time. Solano Items ' Fur- L. L. Betts arrived in town Thursday. Mr. Betts has re signed frcm his position on the Bell Ranch. Mrs. George Owensinan of Weatherford, Oklahoma, is visit ing her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Talbot. Bob Woodford and family are visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Woodward. . Everyone interested in the So lano church is invited to join in the rock hauling next week. Chas. B. Lee is moving his building and business to Mos quero today. Many friends re gret Mr. Lee's departure. Chas. A. Baker went to Roy yesterday to make commutation proof on his claim. Mr. Baker will start for Illinois early next week. Mr. Jennings is working on the Bell Ranch. All the crop in this vicinity are ' very promising. J. W. Church has finished har vesting and stacking the wheat he bought from Mr Phillips. (Continued from page 1.) wheat should be stirred several times while in the bluestone so- ution and should be agitated thoroughly while being dipped in the lime water. If the wheat contains much smut, it should! first be washed, filling the barrel to the top with water. Stir well with hoe or paddle and skim off any smut balls which come to'the top. These smut balls must be burned or buried as they contain the spores or germs of the smut fungus and are able to infect wheat again after it has been treated. The water is now drain ed oft' and the wheat is ready for treatment. Crystallized copper sulphate in 10 pound lots should cost you not to exceed 10 or 12 cents per pound, so that 50 gallons of solu tion can be made at a cost of about 25 cents. ' The copper sulphate treatment is often used without the lime water, but the germinating power of the seed is likely to be injured Directions for applying form alin treatment: Formalin is a trade name for a 40 per cent solution of formalde hyde, and it is important to know the solutian used is of full strength and that the bottles con tain full weight. One pound of formalin should be dissolved in 50 gallons ,of water and then sprinkled over the seed of the wheat which is spread out on the floor or other smooth surface. The formalin solution is best ap plied with a sprinkling pot. The wheat must be shoveled over un til it is thoroughly wet with this solution. The grain should be left in a pile for two or three hours and then spread out thin to dry. One gallon of the solution will wet about one bushel of grain, so that sprinkling in this manr.er is much more economical than immersing, rue loimalin gives off pungent fumes, and for this reason it is probably the most ef fective treatment for wheat smut that can be applied in this man ner. Much less solution is re quired than in the copper sul phate treatment. In buying the formalin insist on haying the sealed bottles with the manufacturers guarantee both as to strength and weight, as the solution rapidly loses strength if not kept tightly corked If the solution is not full strength, the smut will not be entirely prevented and the farmer is running the risk of having gone to this expense and labor for nothing. The formalin should not cost inore than 50 or 60 cents per pound in one pound bottles. The formalin treatment is the one used here at the Nebraska Agri r After The Grippe "I am much pleased, to. be able to write and thank" ou for what Cardui has done for me," writes Mrs. Sarah Giliiland, of Siler City, N. C. Last February, I had the Unppe, which ten me in bad shape. Before that, I had been bothered with female trouble, for ten years, and nothing seemed to cure it "At last, I began to take Cardui. I have taken only three bottles, but it has done me more good than all the doctors or than any other medicine I ever took." 2 CARDUI J 4a The Woman's Tonic For the after-effects of any serious illness, like the Grip, Cardui is the best tonic you can use. It builds strength, steadies the nerves, improves the appetite, regulates irregularities and helps bring back the natural glow of health. Cardui is your best friend, if you only knew it Think of the thousands of ladies whom Cardui has helped! What could possibly prevent it from' helping you? Remember you cannot get the benefit of the Cardui ingredients in any other medicine for they are not for sale in any drug store except in the Cardui bottle. Try Cardui. Write to: Ladies' Advisory Dept.. Chattanooga Medicine Co- Chattanooga. Tenn.. for Special Instructions, and 64-page book, "Home Treatment lor Women." sent free. nrf -jii I Lifetime of Labor E. J. H. ROY, PRES. W. FRED OCDEN, .SEC'Y Roy Real Estate & Abstract Co No Deal Too Large No Deal Too Small REAL ESTATE, INSURANCE, HOMESTEADS LOCATED, RENTALS AND COLLECTIONS, SURVEYING, LAND FILINGS, COM MUTATION AND FINAL PROOFS, U. S. COMMIS SIONER AND NOTARIES IN OUR OFFICE AUTOMOBILE LIVERY IN CONNECTION Phone 25 ares: Your Legal and Land Business Solicited cultural Experiment Station, and I consider it preferable to the other method given. It is best to sow the seed as soon as it is dry enough, but if carefully dried and put away in sacks which have been sterilized with boiling water, it can be kept for some time before planting. The drill should also be disin fected by blowing and brushing it out thoroughly and then run ning air-slaked lime through it. If there is no danger of the drill parts rusting, boiling water or a solution of the formalin can be used. R. S. TRUMBULL. - New Dentist in Town. A son arrived at the home of Dr. and Mrs. H. S. Murdoch on Cimarron avenue Tuesday night, and mother and son are doing splendidly. As to the father, his friends are declaring that he still acts rather queer, and that he must be watched yet for several days. Springer Stockman. Pleasant View One of the most highly appre ciated rains visited this vicinity Thursday, July 20th. It began nuning at 3:30 p. m., and lasted about three hours, doing consid e rabie damage to the crops where the ground was" rolling, also tilled the lakes, and the frogs croaked like "old times." . - People are busy plowing, pre- -paring for a wheat crop. The present crop is laid by, and is looking tine. Jim Hopper, Hal Warner, It. W. Mitchell and William King were visitors to Hoy Wednesday. Jessie Hoskins was the guest of Emma and Aliene Boulware one night last week. P. A. Powell has been quite sick, but is better at this writing. Miss Annie Kula Johnson called at the Hoskins home one evening last week. Mrs. Wm. G. Johnson was on the sick list this week. Joe Mitchell and Ben Hoskins called on Cai'lyle Boulware Sun day evening. Literary every Saturday night. Everybody is cordially invited to attend.