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February 4, 1954

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~E TIME -- Feb. 4, ies. Mida ~U[@~ : 24.4, Mai have a ~ N6WS ed in o some ~ this is a~0unA,h )duce ifT '4~r Items baby girl was born Tuesday and Mrs. William Spangler hospital in Belle Fourehe. was born to Mr. and Mrs. Wright of Torrington, 24th. He has been Mrs. Wright Lola Whities. and Mrs. Tom Phelps were at the Roy Niison home Past week. They have been In Newcastle but expect to to Lead, S. D. very Elsie Terhune returned Saturday after a visit in She spent a couple of m Gillette on her way home. and Mrs. Lee Willey took Small son, Calvin to Bellle Saturday for a check up. and Mrs. Calvin Smith left for a weeks visit at Hot S.D. begun on the rebuild- John Mahoney home was recently destroyed by and Mrs. George Terry who at Fort Riley, Kansas Saturday on a ten day to visit relatives here. They guests at the Ernest Fowlkes RObert Coker homes. Mr. be stationed at Fort upon expiration of his and Mrs. Bill Bush and children and Mrs. Grace were business visitors in Fourche Friday. borne has been a pneu- at the hospital in the past week. Ledy Spurge 9 Other names: Faitoursgrass Description: Perennial~ repro~ ducing by creeping roots and seeds. Stems thickly clustered, erect, 1 to 3 ft. tall, leaves alter- nate, lance-like, narrow, about 2 in. in length. Flowers are very small, enclosed by yellowish-green, heart-shaped leaves, numerous, and located in clusters arising from one point (umbel). Seeds are drab gray, smooth, and borne in a smooth, 3 valved capsule, each valve containing one seed. Entire plant contains a milky sap which renders the plant unpalatable to livestock. Roots are brown, con-i taining numerous pink buds just below the ground surface. Root system is numerous and has been found to depths of 15 ft. Origin and distribution: Originally a na- tive of Europe, brought into the United States in about 1827. It is now widespread over the Nor- thern United States and Southern Canada. infestations are common in the irrigated sections of Wyo- ming, being especially abundant in Aladdin. One spraying seems toJ THE SUNDANCE TIMES have completely controlled this[Sundanee, Wyo Feb, 4, 1953 patch. The following information[ ......... " ....... ' .... i.s provided on Leafy. Spurge in [ally suppress this weed. It is rel- ~mieun ~z~.puDnsnea oy me wY-]atively tolerant to heavy dosages ommg Agrzcu~turat r~xperimen~ I of 2 4-D R,~,,,~t,~a t,.oot,,,o~,~ Station in July, 1953. {over'a 4-year'perlo~t~ hav~e~eli"mi"n~- LEAFY SPURGE ated 50 percent of the old, estab- Euphorbia esula L. lished plants. Lighter rates (sA Fremont county. This is the first in a series of[Hill Cemetery, one on highway 14[ Control pictures and stories on weeds corn-[just beyond Houston Creek and[ Leafy Spurge is difficult to con men to Wyoming and Crook coun- [ one at the Tower Junction on high- I trol es-eciall,: when located in ty. Leafy Spurge is one of the/way 14 and llO The small patch lw - *" " .... ........ / " . I aste areas, meauow lanQs ann wors~, n.oxlous, wee(is. It.is to D e~lstarted on the Aladdin road year[along roadsides. Persistent till- cUn~ mT~arll~U~eP~aces m ~rKlbefore last between Redwater and l age over a 3 year period will fin- y. g a u mu~ n~-I iOUS infestation is on Left creek. I Practically all of the land on Left Creek has been taken over by this pest and is gradually working its way down the Belle Fourche river from the mouth of Left Creek. It is making a serious threat to the farmers along the Belle Fourche river. The area on the Elisbury Divide that is infested with Leafy Spurge is being placed under con- trol. Other infestations that are being controlled is a patch on highway 585 close to the Green \ / LAN E Cedar Chests VALENTINE / 0 lb. of acid per acre) will prevent a seedset if applications are made at the early bud stage of growth. Where soil sterility can be toler- ated over a period of years the chlorates, boron compounds, or CMU are recommended for com- plete eradication. Have you heard the story of the absent-minded cashier who rang up one of his waitresses and kissed his cash receipts goodbye? NOTICE DR. EDWARD J. NORWOOD, O. D., Optometrist, from Crawford, Nebraska, will be in Hulett, Feb. 9 at ,Hotel, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. IN SUNDANCE at the hotel, 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eyes Scientifically Examined Glasses Properly Fitted Sew & Save New Dress Fabrics for Spring Superb modern in blond were 64.95 "~,~g~ oakwlth self.rlsing tray. Other models ,v.ihble at 54.95 TISED IN LIFE -m. $ ! O savings. ~Mll OAItliMENT SAVIIO PROM MOTHS CAN PAY FOR A LANll / Frey's "The Homo of Nationally Advertised Home Furnishings" Belle Fom, ehe South Dakota Denims 69C yd Plain and Fancy Colors Rayon Suitings 79c and 89c yd. i ii Nylon $1 29 yd. Plain Colors @ Cotton Prints44c yd. Simplieity Patterns in Stock Sundanee Dur ee s "Everything to Wear" Upton