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October 20, 2022



125 Years Ago

From the Colfax Gazette, Friday October 22, 1897

Wheat Shipments Small

The railroad officials report that much less grain than usual is moving from Palouse country points for this senson of the year. October is usually the busy month with the railroads in this section of the state, but the business now is not much greater than during the ordinary months. This comes from the fact that the farmers, for the most part, are holding their wheat for higher prices, the boom that occurred in wheat early in the season having given them confidence that the pri...



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