Posted: April 23, 2013 at 3:49 a.m.
100 YEARS AGO April 23, 1913 Recently arrived German immigrants in Arkansas have brought information that the Imperial Information Bureau at Berlin is supplying intending emigrants with false statements and misleading information concerning Arkansas. These have been contradicted by relatives and friends in this state. The statements cited refer to Arkansas as being unhealthy, especially the flat district, which it is said should be avoided by Germans on account of malarial fever.
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Arkansas, Pages 10 on 04/23/2013