Indians Grab Choice Land.

LEWISTON, Idaho, Sept. 28.—State Land Selector Chancey Wallace has just returned from the Coeur d’Alene reservation were he has been appraising and listing for sale or lease school sections belonging to the state. The state owns 20 sections of land in the reserve, which was thrown open for settlement this summer.

Mr. Wallace says that the Indians selected the best agricultural lands on the reserve. The school land has been appraise for $10 an acre, and several applications for purchase have been made. But two of the school sections are chiefly valuable for timber.

Source: Spokane Spokesman Review, September 26, 1909.


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