National Affairs: Nonsense

"The public may not know that there is situated upon the public domain in Western Colorado an immense oil reserve . . . of approximately 800,000 acres in which the oil occurs in a rock called shale. . . . This oil field contains more than 40 billion barrels of petroleum of a potential value ... in excess of 40 billion dollars, equal to about one-tenth the entire wealth of the U. S."

Another thing that the public probably did not know until last week was that Ralph S. Kelley, author of the above paragraph,...

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