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THE 8EMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, NORTH PLATTE NEDRA8KA,
TERMS OF PEACE
indemnity and Other Issues Are
Settled by the "Big Four"
PROTECT MONROE DOCTRINE
League of Nations Commission Adopts
New Section to the Covenant
Allies Will Not Include Ba
varla In Pact.
( Paris, April 12. Tho penco confer
ence has readied nn agreement on nil
questions concerning penco with Ger
many, reparations, Indemnities and
,tho frontiers of tho Rhine and Poland,
according to nn Interview In the Petit
Journal with tho private secrctury of
Premier Lloyd George.
( Certain detulls remained nnd It Is
added they will bo settled In two or
, The German delegates will be sum
inoned to Versailles within two or
Tho British premier, his secretary
Is quoted ns saying, thinks that if the
allies agree as well at present ns dur
ing tho wnr the achievements of tho
'pen co conference will be lasting and
.numerous dangers, Including bolshev
Ism, will bo averted.
Tho league of nations commission
COIlllllch'd ti Tiinntlntr Ni KOCtinnS
Wre 'Included granting the Japanese
nnd French demands, but Japan and
Franco announced that they would re
serve the right to bring up the desired
.amendments before the plenary session
-of the peace conference.
, While tho text of the Monroe doc
trine amendment adopted by the
league of nations commission is with
held, Its muln features are substan
tially along the following lines:
Article X. Nothing In this covenant
fshall be construed as Invalidating any
agreement such as the Monroe doc
trlno for tho maintenance of peace.
Discussion of tho Monroe doctrine
(amendment Is described by those pres
ent ns having been of a dramatic char
acter, concluding with n speech by
President Wilson deprecating the op
position which had been expressed
and upholding the doctrine ns ono of
tho great bulwarks against absolut
ism. Tho debate came late In the scs
slon, after other subjects had been
; The president said tho Monroe doc
trine wua enunciated to combat the
holy alliance and to hold back the
threat of obsolutlsm then menacing Eu
rope and seeking to spread its absolute
power In the western hemisphere. It
served Its purpose In keeping this ab
solute powor from the western world.
One of its great purposes, he said,
Kvas to maintain territorial and po
litical integrity, and, having served
Us great purpose In the Western
world, It was now being brought to
the lands which had felt the hand of
Absolutism nnd militarism. It was n
source of surprise and discourage'
jnent, the president snid, to henr ob
jposltlon expressed to such a doctrine
mm miun u yuiiiuoc
Hasle, April 12. The nllles have no
tided the German government that Bn
varla will not bo included In the peace
treaty, a dispatch from Stuttgart re
ported. Such action by the allies would
be regarded as virtual recognition of
fhe Independence of Bavaria, thougl
not necessarily of tho new soviet gov
ORDERS FREIGHT RATE CUT
Hines Announces Reduction of Ten
Cents Per Ton on Road-Making
. Wnshlngton, April 12. A reduction
of 10 cents per ton in the freight rates
on sand, gravel, crushed stono and oth
er rond-bullding materials, when con
signed to states, counties or municipal
Jtles, was announced by Railways Di
rector Iltnes. The order provides for
a minimum of 40 cents per net ton, ex
cept In cases where the regular com
merclal rates nre lesB than that
amount, In which Instances the regu
lar rates will obtain.
MICHIGAN DRY VOTE BIGGER
Majority for Prohibition Is More Than
Twice as Large as Three
Detroit, Mich., April 10. The ma
Jorlty on Mondny was twice as largo
ns that by which tho state voted dry
In 1010, returns on tho constitutional
amendment modifying the prohibition
laws show. Reports from 1,025 pre
cincts out of 2,330 glvo a majority
against the amendment of 115,400,
which exceeds the prohibition major
ity three years ago by 55,000.
Quebec Votes to Stay Wet.
Montreal, April 14. In tho roferen
dum In the province of Quebec to de
termine whether wine nnd beer licenses
shall bo granted or the province go dry,
tho mnjorlty In favor of light wines
and beer was estimated ut 100,000.
Disabled Transport Safe.
New York. April 14. The transport
Julia Luckenbach, carrying the Ono
Hundred and Fifty-seventh Infantry
complete, which reported by wireless
that It had lost a propeller at sea, ar
rived off Ambrose lightship.
Sergeant Joseph Andrew Welz la
Is the proud young mnn who Is chnp-
croning fourteen-year-old Milton Per
shing, son of tho general, on n visit
to France. Ho was selected for the
post by Secretary of War Baker. The
party has left for Europe and tho boy
will see his father for tho first time
since the armies of the United States
went to France. Young Welz enlisted
In the regulnr nrmy In 1000 after
studying medicine, working on tho
New Haven railroad and nt tho plumb
YANKS MAKE PROTEST
MICHIGAN DRAFT TROOPS OB-
JECT TO FIGHTING IN RUSSIA.
Company Refused to Go to Front Un
til Lectured by Commander
Want to Go Home.
Wnshlngton, April 11. The first
mutiny of American troops In the Eu-i
ropeun war is continued by advices
to the war department from Arch
angel, Russia. A company of Infan
try, when ordered to pack for the
front, refused to obey. Only ono man
was arrested, and ho wns afterward
Tho mutiny was coupled with a de
mand by the Americans thnt they bo
sent home. It wns Intimated that un
less officials here make immediate an
nouncement ns to withdrawing the
American soldiers the mutiny will be
Washington dlspntches said the force
In the Archangel region is the 330th
Infantry, composed lnrgely of Mich!
gnn drafted men. The regiment 1b
commanded by Col. George E. Stewart,
a regular army officer.
The war department gave out only
a paraphrase of tho cable message, as
"Tho war department nuthortkes tho
publication of the following para
phrase of a code message received
from Archnngel, dntcd March 31:
"Yesterday morning, March 30, a
company of Infantry having received
orders to the railroad front, was or
dered out of the barracks for the pur
poso of packing sleds for the trip
across the river to the railroad sta
"The noncommissioned officer In
charge of the packing soon reported
to the officers thnt the men refused
"At .this some of the officers took
chnrgo, and all except one man be-
gnn reluctnntly to pack after consld
erable delay. The soldier who con
tinued to refuse was placed In eon
"Colonel Stewnrt being sent for, nr
rived and had the men assembled to
talk with them. Upon tho condition
thnt the prisoner nbove mentioned
wns released, the men agreed to go,
Tills was done, and the company then
proceeded to the railway station nnd
entrained there for the front.
"Thnt they would not go to tho
front line positions wns openly stated
by the men, however, nnd they would
only go to Obozerskaya.
"They nlso stated that general
mutiny would soon come if there was
not some definite stntcmcnt forthcom
ing from Washington with regard to
removal of American troops from Rus
sia nt tho earliest possible date."
The men are said to have been In
formed that they would bo withdrawn
Just bb soon as the Ice conditions per
mitted. FRANK W. W00LW0RTH DEAD
Originator of the 5 and 10-Cent
Stores Passes Away at
New York, April 10. A man whoso
merchandising dreams produced many
millions, Is dead. Frank W. Wool
worth, originator of tho C and 10-cont
stores, who wns 111 for several months,
pnssed away at his homo In Glen Covo,
L. I., at the age of slxty-slx years.
Pelts Bring in $760,000.
New York, April 14. Approximately
114,000 pounds of rabbit pelts from the
antlpodo brought good prices nt the
fur auction here. Total sales amount
to $750,000, bringing tho grand total
to date to $3,250,000.
Theft Laid to Ex-Soldiers.
St. Louis, April 14. Discharged sol
diers robbed the Baden bank of St.
Louis of $59,400, pollco believed. Po
lice, searching the city for tho high
wnymen, pursued the bandit car for
25 ARE SLAIN IN
Twenty-Five Others Wounded in
New Spartacan Outbreak
CIVILIANS ERECT BARRICADES
Crowd Flees In Terror When Fired
Upon by the Police Before the
Soldiers Arrive Great Strike
Copenhagen, April 14. In n new
Spartacan outbreak nt Dusscldorf 25
persons were killed nnd 25 wounded
when government troops used ma
chine guns on Spartacan demonstra
tors, tho Loknl Anzelger of Berlin
A crowd of several thousand assem
bled before Spartacan headquarters
In Dusseldorf. The police ordered the
crowd to disperse, whereupon there
was some shooting. While soldiers
were being brought up, the cr6wd
erected bnrrlcades to tho streets. Af
ter the lighting, in which casualties
were sustained, the Spnrtucans fled.
Dusseldorf, the newspaper adds, Is
In complete dnrkness nt night, tho gns
and electric works hnvlng censed op
erations. Trains nnd street cars
Tho strike In Brunswick Is reported
to be general and the rnllwny stntlon
there Is closed. Lenders of the Bruns
wick strikers hnve sent nn ultimatum
to tho diet demanding that all powers
be handed over to the workers' coun
cil. The revolutionary movement In Bn
vnrlu has spread to Baden nnd ngltn
tors are working In Karlsruhe, Mann
helm and other large towns, according
to a Karlsruhe dispatch to the Acht
Uhr Blatt of Berlin.
The agitators are said to be at
tempting to stnrt a revolution nnd to
proclnlm n soviet republic In Baden.
They would also unite Baden with the
Bavarian soviet government.
The council of people's mnndntorlcs,
which has been In control at Munich,
has been dispersed by tho communists,
who have formed n communist govern
ment there, according to tho Frunkon
Ischo Tngepost of Nuremberg.
The Berlin Loknl Anzelger Is In re
ceipt of Bavarian advices stntlng that
the communist council in Munich was
in session until four o'clock In the
morning and that It elected a new con
trol council, the councllmen compris
ing five workmen nnd five soldiers,
with Herr Klatz, a bricklayer, as pres
ident, During tho night the communists
took eleven hostages from the ranks
of the trade union lenders, the Loknl
Anzeiger's reports add. They forced
their way to the main police station,
disarmed the police and took the pn
lice commissioners nnd sergeants us
Revolutionary tribunals have been!
established at Munich nnd 28 Judges
sit in relnys of seven throughout the!
day and night, says n dispatch to tin1 ,
Monlteur. Tho sentences of the Judges
are carried out immediately.
The central spldlers and workmen's
committee for Bavaria has appointed
a provisional mandatory for military
nffnlrs. The dispatch snys that nil the
newspapers have been placed under
municipal control, tho owners receiv
ing no compensation.
Berlin, April 10. Government troops
nre reported to have entered Essen and
to have occupied the Krupp plant,
which, nccording to previous reports,
had been seized by the Essen strikers.
Tho troops posted artillery and ma
chine guns nt tho entrances to tho
plnnt. The result of the lnterventloa
by tho government forces, the advices
state, was that two-thirds of tho work
men resumed their labors.
RAIL MEN GIVEN RAISE
Increase In Wages Announced by Di
rector General Hines Retroactive
Since January 1.
Wnshlngton, April 11. Wngo ad
vnnccs aggregating $05,000,000 were or
dered today by Director General Hines
for 400,000 railroad engineers, firemen,
trainmen and conductors In both pas
senger and freight service members
of the four big (brotherhoods re
troactive since Jnnunry 1, 1019.
HUNDRED KILLED BY STORM
Great Damage Done to Property
Number of Injured Is
Dallas, Tex., April 11. Reports of
n hundred denths were received
here In frngmentnry dispatches which
told of n windstorm of unusual sever
Ity which passed over northern Toxin
and southern Oklahoma Tuesday
2,000,000 Cartridges to Mexico.
Lnredo, Ter., April 12. Two million
rounds of 7-inlIllmeter rlflo cnrtrldgrs
for the uso of the Mexican government
forces were taken ncrosi to tho Mexi
can side of tho border by permission
of tho American authorities.
Governor Held for Ransom.
Laredo, Tex., April 11. Gov. Andres
Ozunn nnd his brother, Gregorln
Ozuna, wero kidnaped from tho train
on which they wero returning from n
conference of governors and are held
:.trs. Trail, Who lins spent much time
In Vladivostok and tho Orient, has re
turned to this country with somo nn
tonlshlng statements of tho deplorable
conditions there. She describes Rus
sia as n filthy place a disgrace to
the twentieth century. Mrs. Walt has
been presented with tho croIx de
guerro by Gencrnt Paris, former com
mander of tho Czecho-SloVnks. Tho
coat she Is wearing wns presented to
her by Cnptnln Gnudeau, a French
GREATEST WHEAT CROP
YIELD FOR THIS YEAR ESTIMAT
ED AT 837,000,000 BUSHELS.
Grain Valued at $1,891,620,000 Con
dition Reported to Be 99.8 Per
Cent of Normal.
Washington, April 10. Tho largest
crop of winter wheat ever grown was
foreenst for this year by tho depart
ment of , agriculture, basing its esti
mate on conditions existing April 1.
The enormous yield of 837,000,000
bushels wns announced, which, nt tho
government guaranteed price of $2.20
a bushel, places tho crop's value nt
Tho estimato on the condition of
the crop April 1 was 09.8 per cent of
This year's winter wheat crop, If
no unfavorable conditions develop be
tween now nnd time of harvest, will
bo 152,000,000 bushels larger than the
previous record crop, produced in 1014,
and 248.000,000 bushels more than was
grown lust year.
Production of winter whent last
year was 558,449,000 bushels nnd in
1017 It wns 412,001,000 bushels, whllo
tho record crop of 081,090,000 bushels
was produced In 1914.
The condition of tho crop on April
1, last year, was 78.0 per cent of n
normnl, while lii 1017 It wns 03.4, nnd
tho nvernge of the Inst ten years was
There was an Increase In condition
from December 1, Inst year, to April
1, this year, of 1.2 points, compared
with an average decline In tho lnst
ten yours of 5.9 points between those
Tho foreenst of production of win
ter wheat this year Is based on tho
assumption of nverago abandonment
of acreage and average Inlluences on
the crop to harvest.
Tho average condition of rye on
April 1 wns 00.0 per cent of n nor
mnl, ngnlnst 85.8 on April 1, lnst yenr,
80 In 1017, nnd 88.0, tho nvernge con
dition for the last ten yenrs on April 1.
TROOPS KILL IN DANZIG RIOT
Guard In Front of Railway Station
Clashes With People Three
Coponhngen, April 14. A sanguinary
folllslon occurred Thursday evening
nt Dnnzlg between a crowd nnd tho
troops gunrdlng the squaro In front of
tho rnllwny stntlon. Three persons
were killed and several wounded when
tho troops llred on the people; Tho
Danzig message reporting tho clash
says the troops fired after having been
"subjected during tho entire day to
U. S. MEN ATTACK RUSSIANS
Americans Raid Bolshevik Positions
About Bolshie Ozerkl Mutiny
Archnngel, April 14. Amerlcnn nnd
Russlun forces raided tho bolshevik
position about Bolshie Ozerkl, taking
nine prisoners and two machino guns
nnd destroying a blockhouse On the
Kadlsh road American patrols raided
nn enemy advanced post enrly In the
morning, taking three prisoners. The
other sectors on tho North Russian
front were quiet
Victory Loan Started.
Chicago, April 14. More than 2,500
editors of newspapers In tho five
states of the -Seventh federal reserve
district started tho big publicity cam
pulgn of tho Victory Liberty loan In
Nine Reported Kilted In Riots.
Seoul, April 14. Nino persons oro
reported to have been killed and many
others injured In disorders at Songdo,
Chnngshon, Song Yung, WIJu and
Honghyon, In tho province of Ping
FROM ALL SECTIONS OF
THIS MAJESTIC STATE
Reports of Interesting Happenings
Throughout Nebraska Condensed
to a Few Lines for Quick
Lenders of the society of Fatherless
Children of France, who are carrying
on n campaign in Nebraska to induce
a sufficient number of people of this
state to adopt at least 2,500 orphans,
by contributing $30.00 a year to tholr
support, ilcclaro that at least 80,000
children nro parcntlcss in Franco. Fol
lowing Is n list of prominent Nebras-
,knns behind the movement: II. W.
Abts, Columbus; W. M. Alden, Ilynn-
nls; Jno. F. Boyd, Ncllgh; Jno. T.
Bresslor, Wayne; Col. C. F. ColTce,
Chndron; F. J. Dwornkv Ord; J. F.
Heine, Hocpcr; E. J. Hosted, Auburn;
W. F. Justice, Long Pino; S. M.
Knapp, Crawford; Jno. Lnwson,
Scottshlnlt; Dan Morris, Kearney;
Keith Neville, North Platto; Win. G.
Sargent, Nebraska City; Emll Will
bach, Grand Island; F. M. Walcutt,
Hooper housewives' work by both
the old and the new time. Schools
nro taken tip by the old time, whllo
railroads and other business places ob
serve the daylight law, consequently
they prepare two noon-day meals
one for members of the fumlltes who
nro employed or nro In business, and
another for the children when they
come homo from school an hour later.
1 Tho new Kearney county historical
society, organized n few days ago at
Mlnden, was formed for the purpose of
perpetuating places of hlstorlp interest
In the county, to obtain mutter In the
way of relics of pioneer dnys. papers,
etc., whlc hmay be gathered and placed
in safe keeping.
Gladys Hughes, n school teacher at
Dnykln, received tho appointment of
clerk of tho district court of Jefferson
county to serve tho unexpired term of
her father, who lost his life In an au
The big Methodist and Presbyterian
churches at Aurora wero crowded
when memorial services In honor ot
twonty-llvo Hamilton county soldiers
who lost their lives in tho great wnr
A report Issued by tho U. S. recla
mntlon service shows the uvnllablo
capacity of water storago In threo ir
rigation projects In Nebrusku Is equal
to eighty-one nnd one-half Inches of
rain for 1,148,00 acres.
The Women's Twentieth Century
club of North Platto voted to plant
trees on Arbor Day along tho Lincoln
highway, In memory of tho boys of
tho county who died In service.
Tho recent sleet nnd snowstorm
which prevailed over n great part of
Nebraskn cuused dumngo to telephone
nnd telegraph wires to tho extent of
at least $75,000.
Platte county whoat growers say
there will he moro spring wheat sown
In the vicinity this year than ever be
fore, because of tho government's con
tinuation of tho guaranteed price.
Tho nverago annual value, for nil live
stock produced in Nebraska between
1913 and 1010 was $318,000, making
this state fourth nmong states of the
union In tho production of slock.
Governor McKelvIo issued n procln-
matlon calling for the observance of
Arbor Day, and recommended the
planting of trees to commemorate fall
en Nebraska heroes in the world war.
City commissioners pf Beatrice
passed an ordinance for n bond Issue
of ,000 for imvlng n number of dis
tricts in tho city nnd u bond issue for
$20,000 for sewer construction.
According, to crop experts more than
50,000 acres of sugar beets will be
raised In western Nebraska tills year,
an increase of 20 to 25 per cent over
n year ngo.
Hog prices nt tho South Omnlm mnr-
ket continue skyward. Last week the
high mark of $20.40 a hundred, reach
ed In September, 1918, wns passed.
The stute tiro commissioner received
reports of 180 tiros in the state during
the months of Jnnunry and February,
with a loss of $139,140.95.
Sugar factories in western Nebraska
nre contracting for tho coming beet
crops at $10 a ton, or $3.50 to $5 more
than tho pre-war price.
Petitions nro In circulation through
out Cherry county for n north anil
south road ncross tho county, which
now tins only trails.
A 200-n 're farm In Gage county was
sold the other day for $42,000. The
same fanti changed hands a year ago
Tho Cuming County Farm bureau
will be maintained until tho first of
According to reports reaching It. IS.
Holland nt Lincoln, leader In county
agent work In Nebraska, farm labor
shortages exist In Buffalo, Butler,
Dawson, Dodge, Platte and Keith
Dr. F. A. Brewster of Beaver City
hns bought nn airplane and engaged n
pilot to make professional calls. The"
plane will be ready for uso May 1. It
Is of Curtis three-tractor typo, cost
Ing $8,000, and has a speed of Hevonty-
fivo miles ah hour. Dr. Brewster will
use the piano only for distant calls
It is reported that the SOtli division
with tho American Army of Oceupa
tlon In Germany, which Includes many
Nebraska men, has been ordered to
start for the U. S. A. In a few days.
Otoo, Cass anil Douglas counties
woro visited by the recent hall and
windstorm which swept oyer eastern
Nebraska. Considerable damage to
property resulted from, tho storm.
L. I. Frlsblo, formerly superintend
ent of tho University Placo schools,
has succeeded C. W. Watson as Junior
leader and head of tho boys' nnd
girls' garden club work, In Nebraska
Health specialists soy that wnlcr
taken from two wells on tho Fsi.thcr
Tomnnek placo near Lynch in of u
belter medical quality thnn the water
of Hot Springs, Ark., tho famous sum
mer resort. The water on Father
TomnnekW placo has a tompcrntnro of
80 degrees when taken from tho
wells, nnd nn analysis shows It to
contain 37 per cent 'sulphur, 5 per
cent magnesia, 4 per cent carbonic
acid and 23 per cent lime. A big cor
poration has been organized to erect
a sanitarium on the place.
The stnto board of Irrigation nnd
highways has decided to allow tho
claim for $22,000 filed by Jefferson
county for ono-half the cost of n
bridge built over tho Bluo rlvcr at
Falrhury, about a year ago. The
county board built a fine steed bridge,
730 feet long, nt a cost of nearly
C. J. Miles, president of thp Ne
braska Baseball league when thnt or
ganization became extinct In 1914, has
started n movement to resurrect tho
organization. He says that six of the
eight towns that formerly comprised
the league have signified a willingness
to get back hi the game.
Nebraska will produce a3,000.000
bushels of winter whent this yenr, un
less unfavorable weather interferes,
according to government and state, crop
experts. Conditions of the grain April
1 In this state was 97 per cent normal,
compared with 75 per cent a year ago
on the same date.
Eleven dozen doughnut n day aro
contributed by tho Sammy Girls of
North Platte to tho Red Cross can
teen. The girls have planned a series
of entertainments to raise funds for
keeping up the work.
Governor McKelvlo's state liquor en
forcement fund was nicked April 1, 2
and 3 to the extent of $2,700.03 by
vouchors Issued by tho state auditor
on tho "O. Kl" of tho chief executive
and Chief Booze Hound Hyers. v
Little Jack Pershing, son of the Am
erlcnn army leader In Europe, who re
sided with his aunt at Lincoln, sn.lnl
for France last week on tho ship which
carried Secretary of War Bakor and a
number of congressmen.
Two York men were sentenced to
from three to seven yenrs In the peni
tentiary by Judge Corcoran for hold
ing up nnd robbing a man of $1.25 and
one cuff button worth 5 cents.
Winter wheat In Platte and sur
rounding counties Is Coming through In
excellent, condition, and early fears
that much of It had been winter killed
have proven groundless.
Mr. and Mrs. John Raltt, sr., of Da
vid City, recently celebrated their six
tieth wedding nnnlversnry. The aged
couple were married at Arbrnth, Scot
land, April 8, 1859.
The Beatrico Farmers' Union has
leased a plot of ground In thnt city
where It will soon begin the construc
tion of n 30,000-bushel capacity mod
ern grain elevator.
Stock men In tho vicinity of Ells
worth suffered heavy losses among
their herds ns tho result of the snow
nnd sleet storm thnt swept over ttie
Tho Clay County Poultry associa
tion, with a membership of over 100,
plans to furnish eggs direct to the con
sumer In great quantities In various
large cities of the state, 1
The daylight saving law proved so
objectionable to residents of Red Cloud
that business houses and residents of
tho city turned their clocks back to
the old time.
Farmers around Hynnnls, Whitman,
Mullen, Senecn, Thedford, Brownlco
and Halsey are carrying on a cam
paign to rid the district of prairie
Grand Island had the largest month
ly death rate in March In the history
of the city, the total being fifty, twen-
ty-tlo of whom died of lnlluenza.
A load of Nebraskn hogs sold for
$20.70 per hundredweight at the Kan
sas City market last week, the highest
price paid for porkers nt that market.
Work on several new buildings In
Fremont Is being hold up owing to tho
disagreement of tho carpenters nnd
contractors on prices of labor.
Tho Rev. C. 11. Plllasch of Friend
has been called to the pastorate of
tho Union Congregational church of
Garland, Seward county.
The Newman Grove Methodist
church was the first In the Grand
Island district t8 reach Its quota In tho
Many new orchards have boon start
ed this spring In Richardson. Pawnee,
Hall, Gage, Platte and Merrill coun
ties. A movement Is on foot at Beatrico
to organize a city baseball leuguu con
sisting of nbout eight clubs.
Broken Bow voters went on record
two to one against tho commission
form of government nt the recent elec
tion In the city.
An ordlnnnco hns been passed by
the Clay Center city council providing
for the formation of tho first paving
and dralnago district.
Tho newly formed parent-teacher
association, organized at Tecumseh ex
pects to devote considerable tlmo
each month to the school children of
tho city and make itself u useful asset
of the community.
Reports gnthercd by tho Fronthler
county farm bureau show tho general
wheat condition in the district to be
The Red Cloud-IIoldrego Oil com
company has leased 2,100 acres of
land In the vicinity of Blue Springs.
In all, about 15,000 acres have been
leased from farmers In southern
Gmgo county and near Beatrice. Tho
company may decide to drill two wells
Instead of one, provided the proper
acreage Is secured. Thq wells, will be
drilled at the same tlmo and will cost
from $10,000 to $70,000.
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