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Land Tenure in Oregon. 115 manner part with the possession or occupation of the same, without the special consent, in writing, of the said party of the first part. It is hereby mutually understood and agreed that none of the land covered by this lease shall be volunteered without the special written consent of the party of the first part. Party of the second part hereby agrees to keep the within described tracts free from the weeds known as the Russian Thistle" and the Chinese Thistle" ; that he will extirpate said thistles before any thereof has shed its bloom or com- menced to form the seed. Furthermore, should said second party fail to destroy the said Russian thistle or Chinese thistle in proper time, and the party of the first part has reason to believe that said thistles would be liable to go to seed before said second party could possibly remove and destroy the same, then the said first party may employ sufficient help and proceed to eradicate the said thistles, the expenses incurred for such work to be borne by the party of the second part. Party of the second part further agrees that if the crop is harvested by a combine machine that he will immediately haul and pile the grain in a convenient place on the land, no wheat to be removed until Company's share is marked, and that he will cover the grain with straw promptly thereafter; also that he will harvest Company's grain before going outside to assist others. Party of the second part further agrees that should he cut hay for feed, when harvesting with a combine, that he will stack the same before using any portion thereof. Party of the second part hereby agrees that he will not pasture nor permit to be pastured any of the land leased from the party of the first part after the same has been seeded to grain ; a violation of this clause will be deemed sufficient cause for cancellation of this lease without further notice. Party of the second part agrees that he will not seed to oats, barley, or rye any of the land described in this lease

without the written consent of the party of the first part.----