Settlers wait at the border to begin land rush

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Settlers wait at the border to begin land rush - J a at Before the Bach. Chicago, April 22. The...
J a at Before the Bach. Chicago, April 22. The scramble for virgin soil in Oklahoma begins at noon to-day, to-day, to-day, says the Daily News. This morning morning according to the latest despatch fully 50,000 people are waiting on the border of that small patch of ground. Fast horses, railroad trains, stages and all sorts of private vehicles will bear them into the coveted territory at the . earnest possible moment Ten thousand or more will get possession of all the desirable land and then they apparently will -have -have to hold it against five times . as many disap pointed m'en. Everybody is armed. No

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  1. The Topeka State Journal,
  2. 22 Apr 1889, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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