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Good Old Days: August 15, 2019


August 15, 2019

125 years ago

The Commoner

August 17, 1894

The bureau of immigration at Spokane, says the Chronicle, is kept very busy now a days. Secretary Bolster answers, on an average, about 35 letters a day, from parties who desire information about the country, with a view to seeking homes in this state.

Many inquiries have come in recently from the farmers in the districts of Nebraska and Kansas, where their crops were destroyed by the hot winds and the drought.

The colony of farmers from Assinaboia which went down into the Palouse country, has been heard from. They ar...

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