The Press: Farmers' Friend

Two months ago, J. H. Fanning of Hampton Bays, N. Y., was sad and puzzled. His son was dead, victim of an accident to his delivery truck. He had paid two dollars for an insurance policy which he bought with a subscription to the American Agriculturist. But when he wrote to the company, he was told that the accident was not covered by the policy. In his extremity, Farmer Fanning did what thousands of farmers in similar circumstances have done for three decades: he wrote to the Rural New-Yorker. "I am," he wrote, "asking...

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