For The H. Steeples Family Trust

Cultivation, Pasture Land and CRP

Abundant Deer Population Providing Great Hunting Opportunities!

70% of the Mineral Rights Conveyed to Buyer Immediate Upon Closing

Auction Date: Monday, April 8thth, 2013, 10:00 A.M.

Auction Location: Palco Township Hall (on Main Street), Palco, Ks.

Sells in 2 Individual Tracts!

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Tract 1: All of Section Twenty Five (25), Less a 20 acre tract described as; the South Half of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (S/2SE/4SW/5) in Township Nine (9) South, Range Twenty (20), West of 6th PM, Rooks County, Kansas

General Description: This tract of land has 433 acres of pasture land with excellent grass, live water and good fences although there is ½ mile of fence absent between the adjoining property to the west. Lots of wooded draws providing excellent deer habitat. There are also 136.7 acres of very productive cropland with the balance being CRP serving as great cover for upland game birds.

FSA Info.: Wheat base-82.4 acres W/34 bu. yield. Grain sorghum base- 29.1 acres W/39 bu. yield.  There are also 15.6 acres of CRP at $44.05 per acre or $667.00 annual payment and expires 09/30/2020

Land Location:  From Zurich, Ks. – 3 Mi. West on Hwy. 18 Rd to 7 Rd to the SE Corner of Property or 4 Mi West to the SW Corner. Property is next to the Palco Golf course

Tract 2: The North Half (N/2) of Section Twenty Five (25), in Township Ten (10) South, Range Nineteen (19), West of 6th PM, Rooks County, Kansas

General Info: This very nice 317 acre pasture and excellent stand of native grass and has year ‘round water provided by Sand Creek that travels though the very middle of this tract. There are good fences on the east, west and south although there is no division fence on the north mile.

Land Location:  From Zurich, Ks. go 1 ½ Mi. East on Hwy 18 to 12 Rd then 5 Mi. South to CC Rd. which will be the Northwest Corner.

Minerals – Excepting and reserving unto said grantor(s), its successors, and assigns an undivided thirty per-cent (30%) interest in and to the oil and gas and other minerals in and under that may be produced from the afore-described real estate for a period of 10 years from date of deed, and as long thereafter as oil and gas or other minerals are being produced and mined from said land

Crops – There are no growing crops

Possession:  Immediate upon closing.

Taxes: Seller Shall Pay All The 2012 Taxes and Buyer to Pay All Subsequent Years Taxes. 2102 Taxes were Tract 1: $748.76  Tract 2: $151.12

Terms: 10% down day of sale with the balance to be paid at closing.

Conditions All acreages are considered to be approximate and are deemed to be from reliable county & FSA sources. Buyers are encouraged to verify details and view properties prior to the auction. Announcements made day of sale shall take precedence over printed material. This auction sale is not contingent upon the purchaser's ability to finance the purchase. Consult your loan agency prior to the auction.

Sellers: The H. Steeples Family Trust, James D. Steeples, Co-Trustee, Judith M. Alston, Co-Trustee & Daniel D. Steeples, Co-Trustee


Announcement: Information contained herein is presented on behalf of the seller. Schneider Auction Service, agent for the seller, cannot guarantee the information to be correct or assume the liabilities for errors and omissions. All lines drawn on maps are approximate. Buyers should verify the information to their own satisfaction. Any announcements made from the auction block on day of auction will take precedence over any matter of print and will be final.