Looking Back

 

100 years ago

Henry Hanson, who recently returned from a trip to Canada, does not speak in very glowing words of that promised land, although crops are something wonderful in that section. He says the homesteaders up there are receiving only 22 cents for oats, and paying about double for clothing and provisions than the prices charged here. Some of them who have gained title to land withing a few miles of the railroad are offering it for sale at $10 per acre.

John W. Farmer, custodian at the state exhibit has recently located a brother whom he had not seen for eleven years. The brother is...



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