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is bounded by Nebraska, Missouri,
Oklahoma and Colorado; gross area, 82,158
sq. miles; land area, 81,774 sq. miles;
water area, 384 sq. miles; capital,
Topeka. The principal river is the
Kansas, which intersects the State
throughout its entire length.
of the State is generally flat or
undulating. Its altitude above the sea
ranges from 750 to 4,000 feet. The soil
is exceptionally rich in those mineral
substances necessary to support
vegetation, and is consequently very
fertile. Only a small portion of the
State is wooded. The excellent soil of
Kansas makes it one of the foremost
agricultural States. About 35,000,000
acres of prairie lands are devoted to
grazing purposes. The meat business is an
principal farm crops are corn, wheat,
hay, oats, potatoes, barley and rye.
principal minerals are lead, zinc,
bituminous coal, petroleum, gas, salt,
gypsum, chalk and lignite.
Coffee is always full weight--16 ounces
to the pound. It comes to you fresh, with
its full strength, protected from
moisture and store odors.
of Kansas are comparatively mild, and the
summers warm but not oppressive, and the
atmosphere extraordinarily pure and clear
at all seasons.
in 1910, 885,912 males and 805,037
females, of whom 1,555,499 were of native
and 135,450 of foreign birth; white,
1,634,352; negro, 54,030; Indian, 2,444;
Chinese, 16; Japanese, 107. Total
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