Science: First Nebraskans

Nebraska put in a claim last week to having the oldest inhabitants of the U.S. Dr. C. Bertrand Schultz, of the University of Nebraska, told of finding ancient camp sites which may have been human hangouts before the last glacial advance.

First finds were stone chips, by-products of ancient munitions-making. They turned up last spring beside Lime Creek, near Cambridge, Neb. When a task force from the University started to excavate, a flood helped by uncovering another chip deposit at the base of a bluff about 50 ft. high.

Stimulated by this thick overburden...

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