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) t Pl CATTLE GRUBS ARE ] COSTLY MENACE SAYS I ENTOMOLOGIST ROBB [ Laramie . . . Dairymen and cat-I tle producers know how, costly[ grubs can be unless they re con-r troled. A grubby dairy cow often gives from 10 percent to 20 per- cent less milk, says T. R. Robb, en- tomologist with the Wyoming Ag- ricultural Extension Service. "Non-infected cows will gain' as much as 60 additional pounds during one season. The grubby cow is too worried and miserable to eat properly," Robb says. The greatest loss in grub-infested cat- tle shows up at the packing house. Much of the loin has to be trim- med away and cattle hides with grub holes do not make good lea- ther. Packers are obliged to dis- count the price when they find grub-infested cattle Robb recommends three meth- ods of controlling grubs. Using Rotenone, the only insecticide recommended for control, the three formulas are: For power spraying: 7.5 pounds of 5 percent Rotenone powder and I00 gallons of water; or five POunds of 5 percent Rotenone POWder, I0 pounds of wettable Sulphur and I00 gallons of water. Fox~ hand-dusting: One pound of 5 percent Rotenone powder and two pounds of Cream Tripoli earth or phrophyllite. For hand-washing: 12 ounces of 5 percent Rotenone powder, one gallon of water, and 1 or 2 ounces of neutral soap or soap chips. For best results, treatments should begin about 40 days after the first grub bumps appear on the animals back. Treatments should be repeated every 40 days if cattle are infested with grubs, Robb advises. The number of treatments needed will vary with local conditions. The animals should ~be checked regularly to determine the best time for treatment, since the ap- pearance of grubs will vary in dif- ferent parts of the state. Apprentice Fireman Dallas D. Blakeman, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Blakeman of Moorcroft, is now serving aboard a ship in the Pacific fleet. This is his first as- signment in the Fleet. Graduating from Moorcroft ,High school in 1951, he enlisted in the Navy May 23, 1951. In Dec. 1951, Blakeman was graduated' from the engineman's school at the San Di- ego, Calif. Naval Training Station. Before joining his ship, Blakeman spent Christmas leave at his home in Moorcroft. Colony (Jan. 28) Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Newland were attending to business matters in Belle Fourche Friday. Bob Pughe has been busy the past few days, since the roads got passable again, hauling out grain for his stock on the ranch. Mr. and Mrs. Grover Harney, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Kinsfader and young duaghter, Mrs. Edna Brant- ley and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hardis- ty were visitors and dinner guests ( ]EWELEB TAKE THE MYSTERY OUT OF Instead o[ ttTind to judde the quality o[ diamonds by comparlnd size and price, we sudf~ost Slant you come in for a ta]h. Your Rei~istered Jeweler will be dlad to explain why some diamonds ]lave more Lrilhance and beauty than others and show 7ou how you can choose wi.ely and well. There's no need to wait until you are ready to buy. You will not be pres.ed to Luy .n#hind. Please feel that you are welcome any time @t your Redistered Jeweler's. His scientific hnowle~i~e is at your service. Neuc ebauers Jewelry Stnrgls, S. D. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Harney, last Sunday. Wm. Glover was up to the Char- lie Moore ranch for a couple of days this week, fixing things up for winter. Dale Raber was up to Colony from his farm near Newell, Fri- day to see his brother Ernest. tie said he would have been up a couple of days sooner but he was snowed in. tie said the drifts were 15 feet deep in some places. In spite of the blizzard, cold weather and bad roads, 'Billy': lIardisty got the mail through ev- ery day last week. He had some trouble Monday and was a little late. Aside from that he was on schedule every day. On his way from Alzada to Belle Fourche, Grover Harney stopped in and visited with the Branums Friday. Miss Doris Richardson and friend attended the dance at 'Whitewood Saturday evening. Personal Items Mr. and Mrs. Tony Fort drove their daughter, Mrs. Orval Meier, and Mrs. Gaylord Zane to New- castle Thursday evening where they boarded a bus for California. Mrs. Meier went to San Diego to join her husband who is stationed there, and Mrs. Zane went to Orange, California where she will spend some time visiting Mr. and Mrs. Fred Good, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Roberts and Leon and Mrs. Emma Meier accompanied them to New- castle. Mrs. Lewis Clark and Shirley and Betty Frisbee spent the week- end at their ranch homes. Mr. a'nd Mrs. Rodney Ware of Sheridan, spent the week-end vis- iting at the Harry Davis and Lee Schloredt homes. Mr. and Mrs. Jay Durfee and Dick Durfee drove to Spearfish Sunday to visit Mrs. Durfee's mo- ther, Mrs. Emmanuel Russell. Mrs. Russell recently broke her right arm but it is mending nicely Mrs. Mary Goodson of New- castle visited Mrs. Sidney Harvey Monday. Mr. and Mrs. James Kokesh and family of Belle Fourche were call- ers in town Sunday afternoon. Pfc. Dick Durfee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Durfee, arrived home unexpectedly Saturday afternoon from Fort Belvoir, Virginia where he has completed his studies in a drafting course. After a twelve day furlough, Dick will report to Shaw Air Force Base, Columbia, S. C. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Cole and daughter, Susie, spent Sunday af- ternoon visiting Mr. and Mrs. John Binney. Mr. and Mrs. Will Langhoff of Spearfish spent Sunday at the Don Rounds home. Mr. ~nd Mrs. Maurice Classick were business callers in Deadwood Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Tead Weaver en- tertained Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Jackson and family at dinner at their home Thursday evening. Miss Harriet Harvey and Miss Josie Frank were Sunday night supper guests at the Everett Fow- ler home. Mr. and Mrs. Don Rounds and children drove to Spearfish on :business Monday afternoon. Ranger Everett Shipek returned to his home last Monday from Norfolk, Virginia where he had attended Naval training school for two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Dudrey and children of Sheridan arrived in Sundance Saturday night Mr. Dud- rey continued on to Denver where he will remain on business for two In gbwing chip-proof enameled steel Want your kitchen to be a work-saving beauty.., today, tomorrow, always? Then an all-steel Geneva Kitchen is surely the one for you. Every modern feature you could want in stainless steel sinks, white- enameled base and wall cabinets, and step- saving accessories. Plus sleek, simple lines and welded construction for lasting beauty. Sound.Deadened Doors [n|melad Inside tad Out And you can arrange Geneva units to any floor planl So let us show you how your Geneva Kitchen will look.., for life. Drop in soon--or phone. Husky Drawer #)%a Roller; ncvn "The Home of Nationally Advertised Home Furnishings." Belle Fourche South Dakota THE SUNDANCE TIMES Sundance, Wyo., January 31, 1952 weeks, and Mrs. Dudrey and child: ren will stay at the Ray Good home while he is gone. STEEL Protects Your Freedom Hearing Problem? LET ME HELP YOU! , ALBIN NORDIN Representative for MICROTONE Hearing Aids & Service Phone 624-J 158 Charles Deadwood :I Dr. Gertrude H. Rich Chiropractor Office Hours 9 to 11:30 a.m. 1:30 to 5 p.m. 809-5th Ave. Ph. 606 Belle Fourche, S. D. ELECTRI REPAIR For top-flight service consult us with your electrical problems whe- ther you need a new wall plug or a complete home - wiring Installa- tlon. We also repair any type of eleetrlcal appll- liner, e * Rural * Residential * Commercial * Maintenance * Construction We handle all major Frigidaire Appliances. Ranges Washers Automatic Washers Refrigerators Water Heaters Home Freezers J Sundance I:::lect:ric Phone 50R2 Sundance, Wyo.