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'k { Dzc=mScr 5, 13:0 , ii iiii i II [ I Trees, Help Eachl Other to Thrive in Kansas Ma::hattan-L"VJildlife and trees are staging a mutual comeback in Kansas." YCussell Reitz. forest ser- vice state director, reports. App,.oxi~mttety 34,000 acres of trees planted by the Forest Service on 4.109 farms in 47 Kansas coun- ties since 19-35 have provided food. shelter, ne~ting and denning places for additional wildlife which, in turn. has served to fit into Nature's plan to protect the trees from harm- ful insects and rodents. Quail Mos~ NumeroUs Replying to questionnaires. 119 farmers estimated the following numbers of birds and animals are inhabiting their shellerbeltL~: quail, 2,627; pheasants. 631: prairie chick- ens. 14; other game birds. 2,520: in- sect-eating birds. 40921; cpos~'ums, 177; skuhks, C95; badgers, 138: coons 2; weasels, !9: coyotes. 159. /~Tests wcr'e reported as follows: Game birds. 497; insect-eating hirds. 3.456. Fur-bearing an::nas' den,: rc,~orled totaled 198. COVOtCS 3 )])2FC'Zl]y 3l',: :L't,'rt~[- ed to shelterbeltc by r3dcp~s that include pocket gophezs, kangaroo rats, mice, jackrabbits, rctt~:~tnFs. ]Badgers are thought to be hunting pocket gophers and similar prey. It is evident that fro" bearers may become an important part of the shelterbelt's wildlife population. The Insect Eaters The I0 most numerous ~sect-eat- |ng birds were: blackbirds, crows, doves, meadow larks, starlings, swallows, woodpeckers, hawks. thrushes, robins. Typical replies by farmers fur- nished questionnaires follow: "My opinion is. the shelterbelt is the best thing to increase wildlife in Kansas." Ferdinand Presser. Pawnee County. "I believe the shelterbelts are of untold value to game birds and fur- bearing animals, also insect-eating ,birds.'" C. E. Bliss, Stafford Coun- ty. "'My shelterbelt is only 18 months old, but there are numerous birds among the larger trees." E. H. The Johnson Pioneer I I '~'ml I I . IIII - Rescue Texas Flood-Victim .Tears U. S. Flag -[?:!':::?}!::Ti[i! Miss Helga Scleuter, 20 years old, of Southart, N. J., pictured at her home reading a book, after her in- dictment for tearing a United States ~ag.----Soundphoto. Hodgson, Little River. Oil Produces Most of State's Mineral Wealth About 94 per cent of the total mineral wealth of Kansas come~ from five sources: oil fields lead and zinc mines, coal mines, cemen~ Industries salt dcpo~,:itz. Of the:- oil fields contribute almost 80 pc American Girls in Battle of Britain These five girls are members of the personnel of the first two units of , the American hespltal now operating "somewhere in southern England." @ltal is sponsored by the Allied Relief fund. There are 17 AmerL the ste , 12 of whom are doctors, surgeons and technicians. Tht captiem did not give the names of these girls. LeT CARTOON FOLLIES Johnson, l nsaD ] J__ I mill : peto Y 'and are sure it won't hurt your business or reputation. -~ Chs.rley Townsley in the Great Bend Tri- bune. "We took a punchboard chance on a, fruit cake the other evening_ But,. shux, you always take a chance, when you bite into a fruit cake. don't you?" writes K. K. Friedel im the Fort Scott Tribune. No Vote for Bi~nm~dsts I:?ig~tmists are denied the right of voting in Alabama, Idaho. Mis- sissippi, South Carolina. (First publication in The John~r~ Pioneer,' on the 14 day of Novem- ~er, 1940) :NOTIC~ Oil' SJ~IEI~IFF'S Notice is hereby given that m~ tier and by virtue o an Order S~tle Issued and delivered to ~aet for execution by ti~ Clerk of the Torrential rains caused much havoc and heavy damage throughout z)~str)c~ Court o the (~oun~y og Texas. where many concrete roads and bridges were destroyed. After I ~anton, and state o Kansas. i~ a certain actioz~ pending in satdt sitting in a tree for 12hours awaiting rescue, Jerry Zaskoea, of Sealey, Court, wherein The ecderal La~ Texas, was rescued by searchers who had been combing the flooded dis- ~ank of Wichita. Wichita, Kansa~ iriet. The picture shows Jerry h,.lng rescued from a tree. a corporation, is plaintiff, a~ , Caroline D. Scott et al., are defen- dants, Case No. 1985, I will, at the: West front door of the courthouse~ ...... i l~,)t,~e lu ~;et Little Johnny in the City of Johnson, Count~ :o~ .~a~ ,')f the fourth grade? Well , Stanton, State of KansaS, Ol~-~l~e maybe some day there will have to ' 16th day of December, 1940~ at 2g at the %Vhite House too. - i o clock P, M., of said day, Off~" Jack Harris. fox' sale and sell at public auctl~ /or cash in hand and as one on- ........................ tire tract or parcel the followin~ :-enator Capper ray:- this Congre:ss described real estate situate in thet :m d pass a law prohibiting a County of Stanton, State o~ K~x~- sas. to-wit: third term for any President. "But", Lots Three 3) and Fou~. (4,) ~m~s John ~edmond of the Bur- and the South Iialf (S~) of .ington Republican. "it's too late the Northwest Quarter (NW~4) ..ow.'" of Section Three (3) :and th~ Southeast Quarter (SE~) of~ Section Three (3) all in Towr~ ff'hi.:~ is a free country to say what ship Thirty (30) South~ Range;~ -oa think--if you're not afraid of Forty three (43) West o the. Sixth (6th) Principal Me~idia~ your wife, the neighbors, your boss, containing in all 320 a~r~m, " more or less, ~ccording to (First publication in The Johnson government survey thereof, Pioneer, on the 14 day of Novem- Said real estate will be sold s~ ject to redemption as :provided by" bet, 1940) t NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE law and for the purpose Of ~I~ Notice is hereby given that un- lying the unpaid balanca of t~ d.~r a~d by virtue o~ an Ordcr of judgment rendered in said ~ti~ S;:ie issued and delivered to me in favor of the plaintiff therein, In I re," execution by the Clerk of the the sum of $1025.57, to,ether ~ / D~s:rict Court of the County of interest thereon at the rate o~ ~t~ ~ Stamen. and State of K~nsa's, inper centum per annum from the [ a certain action pending in said6th day of November ,1940, and for: I Court, wherein The Federal Land the costs of said action, accrued I Bank of Wichita, Wichita, Kansas, and accruing. ". " . | ~ corporation, is plaintiff, and J.W. Dimltt / ,kthol Scott et al., are defen- .Sheriff.of Stanton CounO/~ (.'.~a~s, Case No. 1984, I will, at the Kansas West iront door of the courthouse R. J. Sh~tlar in the City of Johnson, County of Johnson, Kansas ~LanLon, State of Kansas, on the W. J. Gla,~s Breaks Neutrality @ t6~h day of Decembm, 1940, at 2 W. E. Pepperell o'clock P. M., of said day, offm" c-o Thc Federal Land ]~a~k for sale and sell at public auction~ Wichita, Wichita, Kansas for cash,,," hand and as one on- Attorneys for Plat~tllf. ~t tire tract or parcel the following ............ described real estate situate in the. County of Stanton. State of Kan- sas, to-wit: All of Section Sixteen (16? }Johnson in Township Twenty nine (29) South of Range Forty (40) West [ of the Sixth Principal Meridian, containing 640 acres, more ez' { less, according to the Govern- I { Member of ment Survey thereof, Said real estate will be sold sub- ject to redemption as provided by i law and for the purpose of satis- fying the unpaid balance of the judgment rendered in said action in favor of the plaintiff therein, t[, the sum of $6325.64, together ,wit~, interest thereon at the rate of Mx per centum per annum from the 6th day of November ,1940, a~d for the costs .of said action, accruedI and accruing. J. W. Dimitt { Sheriff of Stanton County, Kansas R. J, Shetlar I Johnson, Kansas H. A. Lennartz ] W. E. Pepperell :Eyes c-o The l~;ederal Land t~ank Wichita, Wlehfta, Kansas, Attorneys for Plaintiff. Hutchinson News, why poker is so much inferior card game to bridge, The cost of learning that one can't play poker is a luxury few can af- ford while for a negligible sum al- most within anyon's reach one can discover that he can't play bridge either. Remember when people used to say they had to burn down the There is still another to be ad- vanced declares Jack Harris in the cent to the total wealth, lead and zinc five per cent, coal four per cent. cement three per cent, and salt two per cent. law forbids any American citizen. with certain exceptions, from going into war areas defined by the Presi- dent. This is the first case of ar- rest for violation of this law. Frank McElhcrron of Philadel- phia, who was arrested on return- ing fror~a a trip to Scotland, fo~ breach Of the neutrality law. The Dr.T.P.'