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August 19, 1921     The Palouse Republic
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, ,r . *,1 .... -'(Ji@ t ^* 7 " " ,, i,r .... [ r IOWA FARMS SELLING FOR LARGE FIGURES ! Land Values ill the Middle West Sh awl I That an Advertising Campaign Would Benefit Palouse. " Proni rea(ling an exchange received from IbWa recently one would con- clude tff-tt high prices for land that prevailed last fall were justified. It also shows that many land seekers could be attracted to the northwest by the lower prices which are placed *. on Palouse land The following is an account or a sale of land in Iowa: "'A real estate deal of more than .... or'd|fia'r'~- interest was closed recently when J. L. Johnson and E. A. Oddson sold their feral to Albert Luke. The consideration was $187.50 per acre It is probably the first land sale of tl~e year in this conlmunity outside of a few trades and only goes to show that Wallinford sill leads that part of the state in progressiveness. '['he farm is among the best around and the price Wa~ very reasonable, con- -.stdering the value of the farm." A little farther on we read the tel- .... lowing: "Iowa fai'n~ land still bl:ings a good CORNTYAGENTACTIVITIESIMA.NW IN DE)r/,~ARK WRITES. Seed Treatment to Prevent Smut.I Thinks United Stales Is Best~Money This has Ileen another bad year/ Scarce in Europe. ior sum{ in all parts of the COUUtV.[ J. P. (;opell;t~en. July ]3 1,}91( '['here is very little wheal being de- Sorensnn. Palouse. Wash.- Dear l,~rienas__Received Your wel- livered at the warehouses that is not ,'lassed as smutty. A very large per- eentage of seed used this fall will be badly infected with smut spores. Un- less greater care is exercised in treat- ment of seed this fall another smutty price. E. F. llensel of Wall Lake sold to t'he Chicago & Northwestern rail- road a tract of more i~han 200 acres for $49'0 per acre. This land cost Mr. HenseL about 15 years ago, $90 per acre,'" Again we :read in the same paper this announcement : "And they say money is u very scarce article these days. It may be true. that most people think so, but come letter a few day:; ago. rot which I thank you. It always (loc:~ me good to hear from uhl friea(l~ across the water Sonic way it seems to me I long re no back again but farming will be otrL of lhe questioh now, as 1 am getting too old re take ,'rop ea,] be expected, hold again, and somehow or olher l.asl f. ll lhe collnry agent coa-[lO nlanage to live here, afler al , with- dncted a serien of deillonq[l';ition3[ u| luuCh expease. plots to show re,mlt~.~ of more care-/ Things are far from chcap here. 1 ;ul treatment wi;!l vitriol and for- ]really think the3 are higher here maldvhire and tire use of lime tolthan in the United States, jlldging )revenl seed in}qry from tile use of froln the letters 1 receive fronl ihere itriol. In the rrealmen- of ~ee,lI wheat the standard strengih :)f vii-I rtol was used (one l)ound to five gal-] lolls of waterl and the wheal was] soaked ten minutes, it was then drained and dipped in a sohlti,m o, lime water (one pound to ten gal- lons of water,. The see,I was no'. soaked ill linie water, it wa~ simply ,lipped and removed at once Ger- mination tests of this seed were made "and the average germination of ,hc seed after the vitriol treatment was they could expect il wouhl raise soI less than .50 per cent. After being high; they surely ought to know[ dipped in lime w~ter the averag-e thai the people herc did not haveI grnlination was 90 pr cent. A fieldlany alonev to buy with. If polilicst went fronl Lonstrup to Hjorring an] froln lhere to a. small station by the m~me of Hornby, where we used to li',e arld where I was born some 57 ye~r~ ago. It had been 42 veers sin(.o I had I)eer~ there and 1 hardly under- sl:,nll tbDI il \V;IS SO tunny years agll. With ~-r'eelinffs re all tile folks arid :ll friends ii~ a]ld orlt o~ tile Pale Jse ('(Htn[ry. l ft/n. yours. ,IULI['R FRils M,nn~set~ Far Tenants Orgsnize. l~hhla ~liilil- b', rmel's el rtli~ ,,.- [.i(lll whiJ rl)lll liH\'l~ [Or/lied whH i? lit~ liov.t ",, I., lti. firsl l;irni itqlhlll.~" ort~HlllZ;llilill. l| WaS agreed thai all lcHIgllll- shoilb fl*Hllalld ttiP Sit nr(, rent;t} H~rooIlif~llls J'roln owners for i .~ ) the Vt>-ir ].t_~ tron} the paper I see things are dry Dr. Equi Released From Prison. around the Pacific coast lhis year. I'orthtrid. IJr I)r Marie Equi. t'ort- but. let me tell yell things are drying. ]:lml wo,i~an couvic/~.l last year llndP.r irp fast all over Europe at present ih,, OSI)IfIIIH~t~ :1('1 W'dX r~l+.asod trolli l-[ere in f)enlnHrk straw and grain }4;lit I~llOl!lill )l':y()il, ac(:o,"diag tO ,axe both very short Ihis yea'. l[ news lf,c ,~,d pr- lhink prices on grain will go up af- ter a while and perhaps that will be .............................. go0d news for lhe t)eolile in 1he P-i- louse co/irltry. I expect SOIIIt# or' lhelit got badly stung on their wheat lasI )'ear. 1 ~2fiillrl nol UE derstalld how the largest cash deal made for many with the rest of the field, no longer. a moon near Shenandoah was closed Last fall several farmers used the :ahs7 L: " :;nlaP:~d n$ ~:O MY sisters. Elsie ail,~ Mathiht:,. f t2h:0 Y::ensg 7 .0 lime Water on all the seed used Tile,-, went from here to Skagen to sue the < ~ . - " e- have been well satisfied with the re- most northerly part of Denmark. [' bonght fr0m Eiin:r"( +,,,,u, anti wasI they eoirld, reduce the auiount of seed .._ : _ J. Lundberg." [used per acre "lnd tkat there was a : Again tile salne paper inforlus us ofi~crortqe in the amount of smut ] a real estate ~ransaction thus: examinalioh of these plots show two'wouhl sett e /lowlr [ believ~ thia,a. 'good results from the proper treat-Iwill be different this year. g ment with vitriol followed by lithe/ Oil June 90 ill',' sister "inl h "t treatment, lhere for a visit to lnv brother I'ele,. First. The plot (in which vitriol|in Aarhus where we s)eu was followed with lime wafer on]',veeks bavi,ig a Deed li;~Ile" tt,-~o'i~': earlier and milch heavier stand was lhere we Wellt |O Lonslrup llp closo obtained. l,o Hjorring, by tire North sea. taking " Second. There was a decided de-tin, tire baths and salt water. 11 wa~l crease in-the amount of smut on thel fine .nd all tbe sights yor saw were,i -plots trated with Ihne water after euouKh re make arl plot hayseed's vitriol, hair stand Ill) in the air In most cases the plots treated Adanl's time in Paradise came i,, with vitriol only showed a decrease an end and so did ours. when mh" 'in the amount of smut