AGRICULTURE: Prairie Fire

When spring wheat fell below 75¢ a bu. last fortnight, tall, oratorical Governor William Langer of ever-radical North Dakota, taking advantage of a law passed by the last Legislature empowering him to curtail "an unwarranted drain upon the natural resources of the State," ordered an embargo on North Dakota wheat. Last week this embargo took effect. First effect was upon big wheat-carrying railways running through the State. The Soo, Great Northern, Northern Pacific and Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul let out a concerted yelp of dismay.

Attorneys for the roads held a joint...

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