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DAKOTA: OITY, NEBkASKAfcTJIURSDAY MARCH 2,
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ESTABLISHED AUGUST 28, 1801.1
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VOI,. XXIX, NO.2.V
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Makes Report on
rf lie against and under-cut the Nebras
ka shore. Fpr this reason, bank pro-'
In order to make it plain to tho&c tcction around this bond should be
interested in riven- protection, we placed to guard against cross-curare
publishing herewith tho report on rents as was done at Ik'llevuc, Nob;
the river situation here a3 made by The Nebraska channel and cross
the consulting engineer, Roy N. chute will sand in if the present
Towl, of Omaha, to tho Wood Bros, curvu is protected and tho current
Construction Co., of Lincoln, which directed through the center chute or
company has made a business of riv- here recommended. This will cost
or protection for a number of years, far less thop protection work ro
The report follows: ' .quired nfter tho hard point south of
town is cut out and tho cutting bed
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Omiihn, Ncbr., Folir. 20, 1022,.,
Wood Bros. Const,
For the puiposc of making a
plan for the apportionment of bene
fits in the Dakota City River Pro
tection District in Nebraska, I have
carefully examined the situation and
wish to report as follows: cutting front. From which the zones
The map ofthc District shout; decrease toward the outer boundnr
approximate chore lines, railroads, ics, for example: take an East and
town and lands. Deeded land lost West line of 40 acre tracts through
by erosion of the Missouri River, urn- the center of the district, the zone'
mnts to imore than ,3,000 acres, in-
eluding about 2,000 town lots. At.
unci beiow Dakota City, for about two
miles, the River has cut back toward
the West, almost uniformly, a dist-
ance of lYr miles, leaving tho pres-
ent shore nearly parallel with the
Government meander. , ,
The present river channel follows
an easy purve past Dakota City,
thence through the center chute ly-
ing between large sand bars,' which
nearly close the lower part of this
A wedge shaped sloping sand bar
is building out from the Iowa shore
above Dakota City just below the
point, wncrc tne channel crosses to
the tteforaskn shore: th s causes sev-
ere cutting it and above town, wheve results as follows: Rail oads, $51,
a great; j.uccion eddy is cutting bai'k 750.00. Lands, 16,000 acres, $C8,000.
upstrearh. 00. Dakota Citv lots and streets,
Th6- width of the River in the $31,500.00. County roads, $5,750.00
lower part it the District is ahoutvThe saving in the cost of work will
two milfV. The channels are div- reduco each assessment. In any
Hied ami ohstructeu hy sand bars.
It is fortunate for this district
that th& channel is controlled at
Sfoux City, where it passes' under the
bridges, and alonir tho Iowa bluffs
I dm informed that the shore in the
northern, mile has not cut or chanced
for 50 years. This is confirmed by
Mjy.lhe Government meander.- . , -',i
Standard retards will act as bank
protection and will make a beach to'
support tne caving banks. They
will shape and hold the. bend where it
crosses to the Neoraska shore. Near
the center of Section 3 on tho land
Of Wm.. BetckO the CrOSS Current
should be held away from our shoro
to check the reef or sand bar which
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I his will friui. rpsnlta wimilnr- tn Hni-t
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County work in Peterson Bend, where
the Iowa reef bar was checked by
work done nbove. At and below Di-
kota City bank protection, similar to
that provided at Omaha, will be most
eliective. Near the center of Sec-
tion 17, one mile South, of town, hard
point on theland of Mr. Cobe should
be reinforced to hold the cutting cur-
rent away from shores ond direct it
through the conter chute in tho low
er part pf the bend. This will de-
velop a clear, open, well defined clian-
AT 3IY 1IOMK I'LACi: IN JACKSON, NKIIHASKA
Saturday, March 4
SAKE COJIMKNTKS AT 1 O'CLOCK P. M.
5 Head of Heavy Work Horses
Average weight 1600
from 5 to 10 years,
FOUR MILK Cows A.vrrlilre
PCItEltltED BITLL. coming 2 - joiir
7 HEAD OF 1100$
0.K HAMPSHIRE JIA1.E
(i ItUOOD SOWS.
3 farm wagons, complete.
drill seeder, 1 Deering binder. 1 Deering mowing machine. - 1
Champion hay rake. One lG-lnch riding plow. One 14-inch walk
ing plow. 1 disc. 2 Century cultivator?. 1 hay -rack.
2 SETS HEAVY FARM HARNESS. 2 SETS HORSE BLANKETS.
AIIOUT 70 BUSHELS WHITE RUSSIAN BARLEY,
lliillcss and SecilIrK-.
ABOUT 2 DOZEN CHICKENS. ABOUT 20 BAKES SO. DAK. HAY.
TERMS:- All sums of $10 and
months timo at
Tom Sullivan, O
Col?. Rasmussen and Mlmnaugh,
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liel whoro now there is a bndly ub-'
struetcd, shallow, wide cro sing. In
fact, this shifting uncertain channel
condition is the worst menace to the
South half of the District.. When
these bars consolidate, us they hnvo
done opposite Bartlett, Icwa, the
whole force of the Hood current vill
ton ,g simlar: to horning, Missouri,
ond Borada, Nebraska.
BENEFITS AND COSTS.
The benefits are far greater than
the estimated cost. The apportion
irient of benefits is based upon a sys
tem of zones and the classification ot
lands. The greatest benefit Is nt the
benefits per acre Are, 521.0). 519.00.
$11.40, $9.00. $6.80, $5.20, S3.RJ, $2.20,
$2.00, $1.20, $1,00, 8Cc and 00c. This
shows the total maximum benefits at
the riv.er to be $24.00, on the next 40
acre tract wtf find $19.00' and, the
next $14.60, etc.
In addition to this rcp'.vL, I have
prepared a blueprint map and list of
benefits, which I have tiled nt the
office of the County Cleik for in-
f,pection of all interested pa tics,
The total maximum benefits are cs-
ilnintnrl nnrl fivnrl nt S1 fiO t(C 00 Tim
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work here outlined and planned will
cost less than $147,000.00 which Was
the original maximum cst'mate.
The annort onment on tho basis ot.cnurcn un oaiuruuy uiiuiuwh, .'-
SlfiOOOOOO max mum totn hnne ts
event, hc total assessment is limited
to the amount of total benefits found
and. fixed for each tract
. Respectfully .submitted,
ROY N. TOWL.
By Geneva Rankin.,
The delegates to the dress con-
school at Hubbard this
week. are finding that the time spent
is well worth while -
The ''open house" day, Friday af-
t.ornnnn nt 3?Sfl cbnnll 'lin n Hnv for
The class is being held
jn the rooms back of Mr. Renze's
amiBi Hum uvuujiiijuancii in tuu
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tlUM Will I1U Ull CAIllUlblllll ui ui unlet
interesting posters, etc., showing
dress making problems may be seen,
Miss Gladys Legg, clothing speclal-
ist from the State office will lecture
on lines and designs suitable for dif-
Explanations of follow up work to
be done in the county Will be made
at this time. '
Those wishing to enroll in tho lo-
cal classes should call tho County
Home Agent and make arrangements
Marcs and one Gelding,
lined. ONE HOAX SHOItTllOitx
Eligible to registration.
1 new brondcp.St seeder. 1 nrw l.lmran
under, Cash; over that amount 10
ten per cent interest,
State Bank, Clerk.
Free Moving Picture Show
on River Barifc Protection Work
At the Court House" in Dakota City, at S
'.p. m., this Thursday. evening, March 2nd. A
3-reel moving picture film, showing all the
details of the Woods Bros, system of River
Bank Protection will be displayed. This
film has been exhibited in many, parts of. the
country and attracted especial interest re
cently before Congress and official Wash
ington. Everyofieis invited to attend and
ITEMS OF t INTEREST
Rlinlpq Itmna in Randolrtli rimes:
Miss Bcrnice Burnham r(urncdt
South Sioux Citv Sunday after spend-
ing the week-end at home.
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Wnkflflnld Rpnnlilicnn: Laurence
Levernus Barto, the 13-day-oId sarTof
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Mr. and Mrs. Levi, iJarto, utcu jjBis
morning" (Thursday) of pneumonia.
The funeral will be held at tho MEi'.
I r1..WAr1 K.t nr... f Vf Vmrnd . TOulnl
uucteu uy nev. iu ivi. ropn.' iuiriui
will be In the Wakefield cemetery. J ,
Walthill Citizen: Johnnv Wailoof
Homer, was h.re yesterday.... '.Mh'..'
Geo. H. Lamson is not so well 'this
week which her friends will bo sbrrvt
to learn Mrs. B. J. Sheldon arrlv-
ed home from Cuba Tuesday evening:
aim la BuuyuiK ut tne uuuiu ui hvj
brother, Geo. H. Lamson, v until she
can get possession of her home.
OLa ! 4.n.!.A n 4 4llV 1kik rF llllH I
like good old times ,to heaCtvMraipa.sJ;
again ofteV her. long-absence In
mer during tho illness of Dr. Nina
Mrs. Beith went to Sioux City yeg-
torday with her husband whose con
dition necessitated a course of treat
ment at the St. Joseph hospital. We
regret his absence but hope he may
S00n.be restor.ed to health
Beith is bearing her added burdens
confined to his home
a day or two
Mrs. T. J. Mitchell of Sioux City is
the guest of her grandmother, Mrs.
Twohig, this week.
Mrs. Ralph Baugous, who was a
guest of her sister, Mrs. Conrad Ja
cobson, for several days, left Saturday
afternoon for Wayne, where she vis'
ited over the week-end wifh friends
before returning to her home near
Pender Times: Hon. Frank O'Gara
of Hnrtington has. filed as a candi
date for the democratic nomination
for congress in this district. He is
not only congressional size, but his
heart beats with tho heart? of the
common people everywhere.. ,.. Miss
Lou Hirsch of Dakota City was in
Ponder Tuesday and Wednesday visi
ting a few of her many friends. She
was fomerly deputy county clerk of
this county and was a verv efficient
and capable official. She reports Dr.
Nina R. Smith as getting on nicely
after her severe illness.
Sioux Citv Tribune. 2fl; Mrs. Rn.
rah McTaggart, 50 years old, died at
her home in South Sioux Cjty, Neb.,
early this morning of senility'. Mrs.
Mclaggart had been a resident of
South Sioux City all her life.
She is survived bv hpr luiaiiniul M .
McTaggart, of South Sioux City, and
six children, John McTaggart, of Ho-
mer, Neb.; Roy McTaggart and Jos-
onn ivtciaggart, of South Sioux City;
Mrs. C. Chamberlain, of Winnebago,
Neb.; Martha and Beatrice McTag
gart, of South Sioux City.
Tho funeral services will be held
Wednesday at tho Catholic church at
South Sioux City. Burial will be at
Emerson Enterprise: Mrs. Levi Mc-
rmtaiter and two children went to
vjiuuna mesaay morning Fred
Wolf will move from nuai'Nucora on-
w me quarter section of- A. Weill
andts, three miles northwest of Em
erson this week Max Martin of
Nacorn was in Emerson on business
last Saturday. Ho is a tenant of the
Col, Davis land near Nacora Guy
Llnafelter was brought homo from
Sioux Citv tho latter part of last
week. Ho strained his back when
ho lifted on i larcre box. Honrv Lin-
I ofelter brought him down and it was
necessary to use a stretcher In get
ting him homo from tho denot
Mrs, John Smith of Hubhurd was in
Emerson tno nrst ot the w.oek visit -
ing her sistenJ, Mesdames N. Feauto,
and Wni. Shearer and her brother, M.
McEntafrer.,.Mr. and Mr. Joe Ry-
an of Jefferson, So. Dakota, visited
here over Sunday at the Tex Demers
home. They autoed over and got
see how this protection is installed, and how
it has been used at, other places.
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Along nicely until near Nacora, where
t they got stuck in the mud. Mr.
ueiiiers went to tncir rescue witn iv
truck, and they enjoyed their visit
here, just the saine.....R. G. Swan:
on, who has' occupied the E. J. Smith
d tho two hundred acres of land
from J. M. Barry of Jackson, and will
I110vo onto the same this week. This
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in rm is ten mites nuriu tji .uiuibuii.
and joins the farm of John teller,
the big cattle feeder.
DAKOTA CITY SCHOOL NOTES
uy Troi. it. ni. iaion
Have you visited tho schools yet?
When are voti soing to visit the
Only twelve more weeks of school
and Mrs. Tilley.
agoin. , ,
week: Rev. Moore
Thank you, come
Ho-ldriv last' week. We appreciate such
talks. They reach the spot.
Now mini Is this week: Lerovce
Darnell in tho fourth grade and Doris
Darnell in tho primary. y
Our bovs took tho .small ond of tho
count in the basket bull game with
Allen at the high school gymnasium
Friday evening. The score was 17,ilesfred results. Posibillti63 in tK .f,?n ,cl1 ""Potecteu tne .pron
to 1?. We took in almost enough at .children like tho resources in soil are In"i 1S ,one,0? ',ni,d ,'!?ys ? Vfhnwvf,
tho door to nav the exnense of the
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vishiuk vcuni. xna uoya put uji liiu
balance. After tho game an oystei:
sunner was given the visiting teum
by thcthome team. Our high school
girl3 did the serving and preparing.
All had a, splendid time.
uiauons in this and in other counties '
Our bovs will nlnv'Sioux Citvnimfn'I judge thatr It takna thn i.r..i S
in tho near futuee (f time -can be
found to go i here. We hope to play
iii.i ifc, ibbUMt U4UIIW l WllU A III! J ,
The eighth prade have nearly com-
pleted their arithmetic. T,hey wil
have from now on two recitations pef
week in algebra and three In arith
metic. In a short time a change
will be made from two to three days
a weeK lor tneir aigeorp,
Parents are you watching the num
ber of times you have kept your boy
or girl home from school? Say,
don't keep tl'em at home, just tako
my word for It, you will bo sorry in
tho end and so will they.
We were nicely entertained by the
Ladies Literary club at tho S. A.)
lleikcs homo Int week. We had lots
of real fun. "Backward, turn back-
ward. Oh. Timo in vour fllcrht: make
me a child .igain just for tonight,"
I seemed to bo the motto for everyone
, rresent. This club has some real
good spoilers. i
I Tim hlidi nJiooI hereby chullenccs
the ladici of the Literary club and
their husbands to ir spelling- crfntest
to be held In the high school some
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time soon. If the ladies will just
appoint x committee to fix the tituo
and terms wo will )e glad to meet
and go over tho matter with them.
There is more to be taught in n
hiph school than just books. It Is
well to turn aside many times und
teach tho -principles of right and
llvincr as between man and man.
Wholesomel e3son, jn the ethics of
tne rights or ono.tq tho other aro
really as valuablo as Latin or history.
Mr. Carlin is back in school again.
Wo ure mighty glad to welcome him.
The pupils wore good to us while
forced to do extra work, and did
their full share in helping out in the
classes as well as In conduct.
Wo give tho names of those who..'
nave neon neither tordy -nor absent
for the month ending February 21,
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Primary Room -- .Margaret Adair,
Wlllard Sunt. Helen Jones. Guv Sides.
j vviiiani hicics, Ainert Jones, Uuirlotte
Sides, William Trlggs, John Smith,
First. Intermediate Room Dorothy
Learner. Florence Frederick, Walter
Slerk,' Lester Morris, May Messei'll,
Margaret Glese, Georgo Foltz, Ruth
Graham, Blanche HolbrcoU, Dorothy
' l'Ucston, Louise Lowe, Louisa Nois
waiigcr, Joo Jones.
j Second Intermediate David War
ner, .Martha Barge, Alfred. Forties,
Harjy Krtltz, Cloiru. On, Helen l'liil
Hi)?, Edward Sundt. Gladys Sleik.
1-Vank Forrdst, Ethel Foltz, EdRiir
hredenck, iVJargart Sanford, Jlenn
HJgh School -Anna Borger, Klsto
Krumwiede. Joo Bctcke. Hallcck Ma-
ton, Mildred Frederick, Mildred Ream,
liconu bmitn, Atrreil Bicrmann, lsn
Graham, Warren Hcikcs, Ernest Glese,
Ruth Orr, Evwln Blivcn, Ralph. BHv
eri, "Charles Blnckoter, Gcorgo Borger.
Gladys Frederick, Lawrence Frotler-
icic, uarry Larson, Morris Niemcyer.
Ernest Sicrk, Helen Smith.
Tlio following pupils have been
nicther absont nor tardy for tho en
tire period of six months: Primary
Margaret Adair, Wlllard Sun,? Guy
Sides and Charlotte Sides. First In
termediate- Flcrence Frederick. Dor
othy Fucston, Georgo Foltz, Louisa
Nclswangcr. Second Intcrint-dinto-Marthn
Barg, Edgar Frederick. Gram
inai' Room Eldo Itatcfcc. IBgh
School -Mildred Frederick, Finest
(ileso, Ralph Bliven, Charles Black
iter, Maurice Niemeyer, and Helen
Diikotn Coiiiit.v School- Notes
Wilfred E. Voss, Co. Supt
. The teachers and nnnilu Vnmu K.
tho time for this year's eightlugade
u.Miiiniiiioiis win soon he here, and
that they have about two ond one
half months of hard work ahead of
themsolver. The conditions arosuch
'in most schools that they necd all
of the help that they can get. Lest
that all parents do not realize lhU,
and for fear that some may depend
too much upon tho apparent capauiM
ties of their children to pasn public
examinations, I am earnestly suggost
ing that all parents provide a regu
lar time dally for their children to
study at home to supplement their
tvurw fit imUftnl ,.,,!n.. t -
ommending this tn all cases, where!
pupils have attended school not more
.tnan in tie no iphijArhomi nt ir.o ,i,,i,.,!:
jn mo yearp that they were in the
SlVtb. eovnntlt. im.l nlnlift. ..!..
' Such puplfs havo missed too many
ntinnptnnf fV.tt.wr. Un4 ...ill 111.1 .
imnortant thlntra thnt will ' likni.,
handicap thbin in exahiinationj. They
necessarily hnvo much, new informa
tion to gather under difficulties, arid
tp refresh their minds on that which
haveVttiriH Iidnd that :h'ny eirtct
their grades. It will take real con
tinuous Work and, lnnir, Vintira n .1n
tills. Nothing shbu'ld mislead a nnr.
son to think that this is1 n.ot necess
ary, Apparent intelllgcnce'or sirTort
liess in children und known ability
of a toucher to manuac a coitrse in
i. Kkiuiiiiiui ti (it s.'iiMifii nnr in nn.
centod ns it .ulict lli.fr. fs.. i,.. ...i.
that is necessary to obta'n actual and
'good in themselves, but. In ,ifW
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they must be worked or fiJn,.,! ,thl3 Um,e hnvi "a chance to ury up
e tllev will 1, Jr3rl"e.dlhefore.the sap rises. If the cuts tiro
thing that may bo appreciated jor nc-
"of other pupils, and the co-operaiton
nd ciforts of both parents and teach-,
to get a course completed well
gh to fit a pupil to be graduated
i tho eighth grade, It is well
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eta sufiifiii ,,e othuJrwlso- h"
Mul)j? tituto ; easy and pleasing
basis for graduation would make too
We Have them
''' Interior Wall Finish
Outside nnd Inside Paints and Varnishes
Poultry Fenco and Netting .
. Perfection Oil Stoves, and othert mokes
Full Lino of Enamol and .Aluml-ium; Ware '
Full Line pf Gnlvanlzed Ware '
Ilorso Collar Pads A ' ' ,
Baskets , , '
Hog Troughs ! "
.' Gordon Gates ' v
, Iowa Farm Gates
'' .-. , Posts Steel and
Everything in the
B?:ST GRADE OF
SEE US FOR ANYTHING IN BUILDERS HARDWARE LINE
Bid STOCK OF LUMBER
G F Hughes & Co
II. K. OltEElt, Malinger. Dakota City, Keb.
Vhat tho;Dakota ounty
Farm Bureau .Has Done
Helped support lioth Agricultural
and Homo, .umonfctratlon Agont.
Co-operated AVii I. State and Federal
Backed up farmers'- co-operative
jnarketihg associations. '.;
Jiavo over 'uu pniu uji mumuurc.
Started movement for co-operatlvo
milk mnrkoting at Sioux City which
has sinco developed Into, farmers'
milk ' ,arkcUng organization of 350
members with paid, decretory.
Pooled $800 'ondet1 for .arsenate of
Jcad for potato sp'rayiHp-
' C.sorutcd Exchange list -for farm
ers products and supplies.
,Mcmc(i gi-ntn growers get biditou
Into U. S. Grain Growers' Inc.
Maintained" actlvo Boys and Girls'
clubs In noultry, sewing, pigs, . and
held Junior i iunic AcHicvement Day.
Hnvo actlvo precinct orgnnizatibns
linden way v regular mectinefi
and project leaders.
Stands ready to assist all bonflldo
farmers.' orpantzotions. "
Urred soil survey of Dakota Coun
ty by U. S. -Bureau of Soils,'-which
survey is nov complete.. . v
Brought tlif.t iKanred wheat, into
county- Increased yield 9 -.bushels
per acre, and 35 cents more .por.lnish
el. or total saving on "1.10 aercs ' of
$1083.70. i . . ' -
Conibihcd oh smut control. ,"-"'
Successfully .tried out Hubam sweet
clover and soy beans. ....-,.
Slxtv-llvo persons' littcndcul .8 prun
ing dbmonstrutinns. . Five ..spraying
demonstration r hold in melon, lio'ldu
and orchards, ' "".'" ; "
Hold 12 poultry culling demonstriw
tlons, ton lttfn ;and mite,, erodicntioh",
,os well as- Incubation and feeding
demonstrations. . . V'O'
Organized Dakota County Ptaro
"ed. Livestock, Breeders','. ji3SQclati6n,
which later, merged Into. Northeast
Nebraska Purebred Livestock, Breed
Carried put Pure Bred Siro Cam
Vaccinated 132 lrofcls .f -Jiogs for
Sl'Slrr11' wth 9:128 head treted nd
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USVIIIIUlIjU ..IVIIIK Uil VlltUlllUUDIl Hm
ponse and hogs saved through tho or-
Imvin..t .wl .in y..tl-m.1 . f mm........
nia, blackleg and tuberculosis.
Kept 37 crop production1 recordF,
Business :done by Seed, and Hog 'Ex
change. S990.50.. " ?; , ,. .
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Orupe 'Pruilrir- Time is Hero.
Grano vlnca mav be nruned anv'
;ttme nftorMtho, vq.od has, r.ipenedr'in
tno laii anu i.etora,the Bftp-. starts,
flowing in tho spring, It should not
bo, dono, ho.Vover, when, tho canes, are
frozen, because then thev ore' brittle
and break easily in handling. Tn
.eastern Nebraska where grapes w,in-
. r ov,or w,,;out "aW jrom"fr6e7.!J,
'.'."" u."r'y cn. wounus maao nt
...in ...via l.n...4
T ? i, ' B,',,, mibpumsuf, i
ll ,s safo practice to pruno early,
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mnny graduatca it farce, a.gradudtiorC
u mockery, and a -diploma1 a "sera
of paper". Tho country is too ful
of thlrf rtuft now. It Ih timb to in
". "" i"-u" now. ii is iimo
"st on having graduates only
possess aniplo' merit. Who would
have it otherwise?
Hnhlwnic.niiil Ltiinlicr Lino
COAL FOR THE MONEY
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