Rankin David – Skidmore Standard 1901-04-19

The following is an index entry from the Index to the Skidmore Standard, 1901.  Short entries are transcribed in the “Notes or transcript” field, while longer articles are summarized.  To obtain a copy of longer articles, contact your library’s Interlibrary Loan department or the State Historical Society of Missouri.

Last name, company name or subject:  Rankin

First name:  David

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Notes or transcript:  “If the weather and soil ever gets in a favorable condition, David Rankin, the cattle king of Atchison county, will plant 10,000 acres of corn this spring. It will take about 300 men and 600 head of horses to do the work. If Mr. Rankin could plant his corn in one row, it would be 25,000 miles long, which would completely encircle the earth.”

Newspaper:  Skidmore Standard

Date (YYYY-MM-DD):  1901-04-19

Volume:  6

Issue:  52

Page:  4

Column:  1