North Dakota land purchase 3.16.1901

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ef have; fine to-._ bf- cultivation this exhibits, as Buffalo, exhibits, other WANT TO COMw WWST... ttill- interests the industry. been .artistic the exposition. of'the desired hand and the of the conn- and secretary Turner, Amish Colony"in Illinois^Moved by .;» MQrder to ,Come West May Come'to published Sioux eued-uii the government, result of the meas- vetoed providing Grand Forks, March Iti One of t.hi. big real estate firms of this city has re eeived te\'cralletters fro'm representatives jt^a community of- rich Amish' .farmers who at- present reside in ' Tazewell and McLean countie^,. 111. Negotiations have.been opened for the purchase of large tracts of land in this state, and it is thought that the deal will be closed in the near future. The negotiations have progressed so far that -a- representative .of ttie.__prqspective purchasers will be here within a"'few days and look lbo_.sit.- tuatioh over. · The story in connection :with the desire of the Amish farmers to remove .from their present location is rather a peculiar one in. many respects, - -It-will be re-, membered'th'at 'the newspapers have had lotig · accounts" of" tfie lufe^ Vfiurdor- committe'd by Sam Moser^some time ago. He killed his .wife and family anT the. defense that is put up is that-of insanity caused by the" persecutions of the 'new: Amish church. . TKis-defense has created a -great stir in Illinois, and the Arnish farmers have decided that it would be best to seek a new location for the colony ^somewhere in North -Dakota. The colony,- which occupies the greater part of-Ihe counties of Tazewell and McLean, is immensely wealthy and the farms are among the -best improved and most valuable!, in the state. The mem'be~ru~pf-ther-coiumunity are.- almost without- exception.-..very, wealthy, and from a financial point of view it will be a very fine-thing- for this- state if the real estate dealers here succeed in interesting thejn in North Dakota lands. Contest- Over Affords brough week the Dakota ing tor tnight gationH. Large --.«.*.. and new set delivery this, niarids ·claims department. ia.iit Stark

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  1. The Bismarck Tribune,
  2. 16 Mar 1901, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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