The Press: One-Magazine Town

Sad last week were the citizens of Spencer, Ind. Farm Life was dying. More than a good friend, Farm Life had been their bread and butter, their one worth while industry.

For many years Founder C. A. Taylor and his Farm Life made money. Many a farm implement, fertilizer, chicken brood, hog litter was advertised in its pages. When circulation reached 750,000, Founder Taylor became even more ambitious. "We can have 1,000,000 circulation," said he. Highly-paid salesmen solicited subscriptions. Premiums were offered. A million circulation for Farm Life became a civic goal in...

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