Looking Back


100 years ago

Oct. 16, 1914

In the current issue of Farm and Fireside, Herbert Quick, the editor of that publication, gives the following advise to the American Farmers: The first effect of the European was is not favorable to the American grain and foodstuffs markets. The lack of ships and open harbors dams up shipments on this side of the water, and causes a temporary glut.

How long this will continue no one can predict. It may have passed by the time this reaches our readers, or it may be at its height. But low prices on this account last.

The readjustment will take time, but people must...

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