Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

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• July 8, 1948

Kermit Kloppenburg displayed a sample of oats from a 14-acre plot of new ground. The oats measured 5’7” in height and contained from 40 to 72 kernels per head. Estimates indicated the oats, of the Clinton variety, would yield near 100 bushels per acre.

Orlan Ott, Hartley’s heavyweight boxing contender, knocked out Roberto Solomito in the second round of their scheduled 10-round fight at Sioux City. Ott appeared to be in fine physical condition and handled himself well during his brief appearance. There was talk that Ott might be matched against title contender Elmer (Violent) Ra...

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