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Good Old Days Jan. 7

8 years ago

The Commoner

Jan. 2, 1891

In conversation with a Commoner reporter, one day last week, in reference to the state agricultural college, Hon. T. J. Smith said:

“The committee having in charge the matter, being unable to decide on the location of the agricultural college, that duty will devolve upon the legislature. Just what action that body will take in the matter I am unprepared to say.”

“What do you think of Whitman's chances?” asked the reporter.

“I think,” replied Mr. Smith, “that Whitman's chances for the prize are as good, if not better, than any other county in the state. T...


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