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MAILS CARRY PITIFUL PLEA OF FARMERS (Continued From Page One) parched, ruined crops. For me, this week, it might not be so bad, aside from our .money loss, if our eleven cows and heifers did not moo so, sometimes an hour at a time, for water. "Bach day they grow weaker and thinner. The tongues of the : oldest have begun to swell. Their eyes are bloodshot. "Both our wells have been dry for almost three weeks. The bran we have won't last long. I have much pride in our cows. Did you ever own gentle, blooded cattle? (....The nearest spring is several miles down the road. Fourteen families use it- Each owns stock. We are rationing its water. The flow decreases daily. There's a water hole about ten miles away. it....Won't you see what can be done about the water hole? I shall close. My cows are mooing again.' 1 * * * . * *. . heard yesterday twenty-five fam- mes were using .. Jf thg WpA men could ouly deepen and enlarge

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  1. Xenia Daily Gazette,
  2. 18 Aug 1936, Tue,
  3. Page 4

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