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Golden Valley News
Beach, North Dakota
December 23, 1937     Golden Valley News
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December 23, 1937
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THURSDAY, DEC. 23, 1937 +~ THE GOLDEN VALLEY NEWS NDAC Progresses With New Wheat For Drouth Area This ls Serious Business A new wheat developed 'at the NDAC experiment station by L. R. Waldron has outyielded all other spring wheats for the years 1934 1935, 1936 and 1937. This wheat, which has not yet been named but which goes by the number 2592, is resistant to leaf and stem rust and is f~irly drouth resistant. It has good milling and baking qualities. This wheat is the result of crosses made by using Hope, Ceres and Flor- ence. The good qualities of each one have been combined in No. 2592--rust resistance from Hope. drouth resistance from Ceres and size of kernel from Florence. In 60 trials in the last 3 years it has outyielded its nearest competitor by 2 bushels. In 1936, the dry year, it checked against Ceres which is very drouth resistant. In the rust years of 1932 and 1937 it was checked against Thatcher which is rust resistant. ] The yield of this wheat in NorthI Dakota has been about equal to the] yield of winter wheat in Nebraska. Much effort has been put forth trying] to develop a hardy winter wheat for] North Dakota, but not with success, f However, somewhat the same yields j are being secured with this new springt' wheat, but with better quality. This new wheat is now being increas- ed and it is expected that-distribution will be made to farmers early in 1939. It takes a number of years to develop a new wheat. The start is made with a single hybrid kernel, hundreds of different strains of wheat may arise, and it is necessary to measure the com- parative values of all these, not Just for yield, ~)ut for other qualities as resist- ance to diseases and milling and bak- ing quality. This work requires many experiments technically set uP and lo- cated in different localities where the state has substations and at the Feder- al Great Plains Field Station at Man- d~n. The most promising strains must be increased until there is enough wheat for making milling and baking tests. In the meantime its character- lsties a:; to growth, drouth resistance. rust and smut resistance, stiffness ot straw and yielding~qualiti~ are studied. The time is shortened considerably by growing the wheat in the greenhouse in the winter, since 2 crops can be grown in a year. Composing a letter to Santa is indeed serious business. Tim wrlt~sg may not be literary, but he usually manages to fill the orders. "MERRY CHRISTMAS" And a HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR WOODWARD DRUG ~~~~~~~~~ LOCALS lt~rold who has been in[~ Walla Walla, Wash., y morning and will i~" spend the holidays with his mother, A. P. ~elln~nt and family here. _.. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Hecker ol~ Man- dan arrived here about a week ago Mr. Hecker coming as relief operator at the local depot for Dewey Rhyner, Who was taken to the Glendive hospital a week ago Sunday suffering from a face infection. Mr. Rhyner is im- proving very nicely, however, and is ex- pected home this week end. Mrs. Jess Still has received word that Mr. and Mrs. Robert Koth of Great Falls, Montana, are the parents of a fin_e seven pound baby boy born to them Dec. 13, named Robert Lewis. Mrs[ Koth will be remembered here as the former Gertrude Stelter, local school teacher for several years. Last Wednesday Caleb Heath went to Glendive where he is employed in the depot there. During his absence John Vinquist ls attending the oil station. Mr. and .Mrs. Henry Smeby of Alpha were Beach shoppers Friday. They ~ug~t three Wilkens families with them, (John, Ed and Fred) in a large ~ruck. Mr. and Mrs. John Caulifower spent a week at the Leonard Meyer ranch, down on the river, returning here m M3ndgy. Monday night Mrs. Clarence Over- stao le~t for Grand I~ where she Izltm8 to spend Christmas with rektives. so, "MERRY CHRISTMAS" From your Gamble Store Agency What's the use of thinkink up A greeting that is new, When just the same good old Christmas Wish Is what w.e mean for you. Geo. McClellan The Loyal Support and Patronage of the Stockholders has made a true Co-operative business of which the directors and management wish you a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS BEACH and a Prosperous 1938 CO-0PERATIVE ELEVATOR CO. '['ROTTERS ~$~$~$i~u$~;~i$~$~$~i~$~$~[~+~]~+~i!i'+~+~+~l~I~+h$~+it+++]~++j~+~+; Merry Chr~+(::~:+ +o altt A fair sized crowd attended the meeting of the Webb's Willing Work- ers at the church parlors Wednesday. After a fine pot luck dinner was served' the ladies held their business meeting.' The next meeting will be held at the church parlors in January, when pot ~[ luck dinner will be served. All mem- bers are requested to come early and be prepared to work on a quilt. ~ Mrs. Bob Stevens returned on Mon- day from Newport, Idaho, where sheI spent several weeks with her mother. ~# She also spent part of the time at the] bedside of her brother Vee. Mrs. W. A. Campbell left recently for Bellingham, Wash., where she will', ~ spend the winter with relatives, l l~ Mr. and Mrs. Ray Tasker and Mar- garet Tasker were in Beach Christmas shopping on Friday. The Robertsons have been very un-[ fortunate in losing quite 'a number of I~ cattle recently. Lloyd and Cecil Metcalf and cousin Lawrence put up ice for H. H. Burch- ette on Wednesday and Thursday. P. V. Moore and Lloyd Metcalf were ~# sawing wood for Ernest Moore part of last week. Eddy Omley was down Maurlce and Jack Miller were ex- Mr. and Mrs. E~I Miller. Maurice pected to 'arrive home last night to has been employed in Winona, Minn., spend the holidays with their parents, and Jack has been in Minneapolis. Wishing You In the heartiest way ! t ! ! there on Saturday. Rev. Grove preached a very fine E E Christmas sermon on Sunday. This~ A Very Happy Holiday was the closing service until March. There will be no more Sunday schOol ~ until April. for your and yours IF Eddie Omley ~as very am~itous re- cently and walked down to Ernest ~ ,~ Moore's. I Mr" andMr'Brgan--~=--~-~f--Brckway'l~,, BEACH CREAMERY Montana, arrived here a week ago Sat-I urday for a visit at the Delo Logan] home. Mrs. Borgan is a niece of the[ Logans. They plan to remain here for[~ the holidays. ~ ]~r~ ~ ~r4 ~ ~r~ ~r~ ~r~ ~ ~ ~~~~[~ To You- "Who have helpd to make our year a pleasant and more prosperous one we send our deep felt thanks and a word of apperciation in this CHI~ISTMAS GREETING And to those who had to wait for repair work because of the Christmas :~u~h we extend our regrets, but we wish to stai : that repair work now will be given ,cur r:+~mpt attention M. P. LOVGREN JEWELER H. g. LOVELL IMPLEMENT CO. BEACH, NORTH DAKOTA We wish to extend Christmas Greetings and our wish .for a Happy, Prosperous New Year to all our friends and patrons We also take this opportunity to remind you that we are selling McCormick.Deering farm equipment at the same store in good weather or bad and that you get service with every machine your purchase here We thank you kindly for past business hope to merit your future patronage. and + #; #; a# 1# 1# t~ s~ MERRY CHRISMS HAPPY NEW YEAR / ; )